Lancaster will be getting a new bike shop next month! That is to say, the shop will be new. The Common Wheel, according to the Houston Chronicle, will open a shop dedicated to repairing and refurbishing donated bicycles. The non profit group will also offer training on how to fix your own bike. The shop, which will be in an old pump house in Reservoir Park at East King and Broad Streets, is slated to open 31 May.
Today is the last day to drop off your donations for Water Street Ministries’ Easter Dinner. Donation suggestions and needs are listed at www.wsm.org/easter-dinner. The donations will then be used for Water Street Ministries Easter Dinner on Saturday, 19 April from noon to 6 p.m. Donations can be dropped off at Water Street Ministries food dock at 210 South Prince Street.
Lancaster City Police arrested two men yesterday on several drug related charges. A lengthy investigation led police to execute a search warrant at 466 Manor Street, where they seized over 400 packets of suspected heroin, 4.75 grams of bulk heroin, over a thousand dollars in cash, two firearms, assorted ammunition, brass knuckles and a variety of packing materials. James Rosario, 22, has been charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Prohibited Offensive Weapon. Rosario lives at 466 Manor Street, Apt. 8. Christopher Paul Guido, 33 of Washington Boro, was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Guido also had a bench warrant in Lancaster County for a probation violation and a criminal warrant for Theft by Unlawful Taking. The investigation is still continuing.
Could you imagine what it would feel like to be deaf living in a hearing world and not having anyone understand you? Tonight a theatre company will present “¡¿Quien Te Entiende?!” this evening at the Ware Center. The production looks at three deaf people thrown into the world and their process of learning how to communicate. This is a bilingual narrative theatre. It will be performed in Mexican Sign Language and spoken Spanish. It will also be accessible to English speaking audiences. Admission is $10. Performance time is 7:30 p.m. The Ware Center is located at 42 North Prince Street.
Take a step back in time on Friday. Tellus360 will host “Art Goes Pop!: Andy Warhol Factory Night” at 8 p.m. on Friday, 11 April. The cost is $22.50. The bar will serve up special cocktails as well as Campbell’s tomato soup and grilled cheese. Dress in period and be prepared to move to the sounds of Mick Jagger and Janis Jopplin as well as Bob Dylan and the incredible Jim Morrison.
Stop over at the Demuth Museum from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. before heading to Tellus360 Friday. James Warhola will exhibit at Demuth. The opening reception is Friday and the exhibit by Andy Warhol’s nephew will continue through 6 July.
Franklin & Marshall College will host a film screening of “The Rocket” tonight. Director Kim Mordaunt will be on hand as well. The film follows a boy and his family through Laos. The showing is scheduled 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Green Room Theater, 701 College Avenue.
Time is running out to catch “Folklore” at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D). The exhibit runs through 18 April. PCA&D is handicapped accessible. The school is located at 204 N Prince Street. Meanwhile, Lancaster artists are busy preparing for Lancaster ArtWalk. Mark your calendar for Saturday, 3 May.
Blujay is performing at the Federal Taphouse tonight. Come hang out. Enjoy a drink. Listen to Ryan Michael Bechtold, Randy Allen Bechtold, J. Mark Knepper, & Corey Salzano as Blujay takes the stage at 10 p.m. The Federal Taphouse is located at 201 North Queen Street.
The STRAJK Percussion Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. this evening at the Trust Performing Arts Center. The recital will feature percussionists: Brent Behrenshausen, Daniel Mark, Gabriel Staznik, and Stephen Goss. The Center is located at 37 North Market Street.
Major League Soccer player and Lancaster native Andrew Wenger returns to the States, according to CSN Philly. Wenger is now playing for the Philadelphia Union. He had been in Montreal.
The Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster will be holding their own Dancing with the Stars tonight. The event, which ran $100 per person, will be held at the Lancaster Marriot in Penn Square. The presentation and dinner will begin at 7:30 p.m. Following dinner will be an evening of dancing to the sounds of Philadelphia band Milan 77 of EBE entertainment.
The City is full of things to do and see and therefore the events above listed are by no means a comprehensive list. Subscribe to receive updates on events and happenings that keep Lancaster City Buzz-ing!