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Archive for February 2010

The Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies presents “New farming trends in Old Order communities.”

Feb 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Sustainable agriculture panel discussion Feb. 11 at Elizabethtown College A panel discussion organized and led by Donald B. Kraybill, senior fellow at Elizabethtown College’s Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Young Center’s Bucher Meetinghouse. “Sustainable Agriculture in Old Order Communities,” will explore the changing practices in the Amish communities of North America that support sustainable agriculture and energy use. Following an overview by Kraybill, panel members Dennis Eby, Lancaster County Conservation District; Casey Spacht, Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative; and representatives of Lancaster’s Plain community will discuss local initiatives[Read more...]



Elizabethtown Area High School’s Brain Busters team on WGAL

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Front Page, News

Elizabethtown Area High School’s Brain Busters team recently competed against Biglerville in the Capital Blue Cross Brain Busters competition. Team members included James Yarnell, captain; Charelle Bryant; Kate Benitez; Tyler Brown; and Conrad Brendel, alternate. Kim Zuck and Kay Baxter are co-coaches for the team. Brain Busters is a single elimination question and answer game pitting two teams of four players against each other. Teams are awarded points for each correct answer over the course of four rounds. This was the second match for Elizabethtown Area High School. The team previously defeated Trinity High School by a score of 280-250.[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College presents “Central Station”

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Features

The Friends of the High Library and the Office of International Programs at Elizabethtown College present “Central Station,” an emotional and enduring tale of love and forgiveness, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the College’s Brinser Lecture Room, Steinman Center. The film portrays the powerful bond a young boy creates with a lonely retired schoolteacher after witnessing his mother’s accidental death. Directed by Walter Salles, “Central Station” follows the two in their search to find the boy’s father while restoring hope, and learning valuable life lessons along the way. “Central Station” (aka Central do Brasil) won the Los Angeles[Read more...]



Elizabethtown Area High School will present OKLAHOMA

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Features

Elizabethtown Area High School will present the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical classic, OKLAHOMA! on March 4, 5, and 6, 2010.  Performances will be held each evening at 7 p.m. in the school’s auditorium.  There will also be a matinee performance on Saturday, March 6 at 1:00 pm. The groundbreaking musical features such Broadway hit songs as, “Surrey With the Fringe on Top”, “Oh What a Beautiful Mornin’” and the title song, “OKLAHOMA!” The production features a cast of 45 and a student orchestra and stage crew of more than 75 students. Reserved and general admission tickets will go on sale[Read more...]



Elizabethtown Area School District will hold its annual Kindergarten Registration

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Lead 2, News

Elizabethtown Area School District will hold its annual Kindergarten Registration Week Monday, March 1 through Friday, March 5 for children who will be five (5) years of age before Sept. 1, 2010. Registration is by appointment only. Please note, prospective kindergartners will need to attend the appointment as he/she will need to take a short thirty minute assessment that will help the district better serve your child when he/she enters kindergarten. The district’s Student Registration Office handles all matters related to kindergarten registration and is located in the lower level of Elizabethtown Area Middle School (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown,[Read more...]



They say you’re never too old to learn

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Features

Elizabethtown’s Dave DeWolf Master Parachute Rigger, hosts the nation’s largest civilian parachute rigging certification program.



Elizabethtown College – “An Evening of the Arts of Spain”

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Events

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (02/03/2010) – The Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents the Monday Concert series, “An Evening of the Arts of Spain,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in Musser Auditorium, Leffler Chapel and Performance Center, at Elizabethtown College.The event is free and open to the public. Debra Ronning and Justin Badgerow, on piano; Sarah Daughtrey, mezzo-soprano; David Cullen and Gary Galván, on guitar; Johanna Hartman, on violin; and Ellen Eager, on cello; as well as student readers and dancers bring to Elizabethtown the music, art, poetry, dance and drama from late 19th and early 20th centuries-the time of[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College – Anabaptist Martyrology Featured in Exhibit

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Events

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (02/03/2010)-In celebration of the 350th anniversary of the book’s first publication, Elizabethtown College’s Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies presents “Reflections of the Martyrs Mirror,” an exhibit showcasing the development of Thieleman J. van Braght’s “Martyrs Mirror” through various collections of Anabaptist martyr stories published from 1562 to 1660. The event, open to the public, takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, through June 30, in the lobby of the Young Center. Attendees are encouraged to call ahead. The Young Center exhibit traces the development of Dutch collections of Anabaptist martyr stories leading[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College – “New York in The Fifties: A Film with Writers, Artists and Musicians of the Era.”

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Events

The final event for the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Scholar series is a showing of the film, “New York in The Fifties: A Film with Writers, Artists and Musicians of the Era.” The program is sponsored by the Dean of Faculty’s Office and includes material from Robert Redford, Joan Didion, Calvin Trillin and James Baldwin. The film, open to the public, will be shown at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in Gibble Auditorium. A question-and-answer session follows the film. Main article



Elizabethtown College-Dan Wakefield: “Beats of a New Culture: How the Writers and Artists of the 1950s Altered America.”

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Events

The third event in the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Scholar series is “Beats of a New Culture: How the Writers and Artists of the 1950s Altered America.” Sponsored by the Dean of Faculty’s Office, it will include a lecture by Wakefield. This event, open to the public, takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Musser Auditorium of Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. Main article