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Bear Creek School student musicians to perform orchestra concert on May 10

Apr 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, Lead Article, News

April 30, 2012— The Bear Creek School student orchestra will perform its annual spring concert on May 10 at 7 p.m. in the school’s multipurpose room. The concert is free and open to the public. Performing during the night of music will be the fourth, fifth, and sixth grade advanced orchestra ensembles, as well as the fourth through sixth grade beginning orchestra ensemble. The fourth through sixth grade beginning orchestra ensemble will play pieces by Robert Woods, including Evening Scenes. The fourth grade advanced orchestra will play Cabbage Countdown, which includes variation on the fiddle tune Boil Them Cabbage Down,[Read more...]

Senior Center Activities Week of May 3

Apr 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Area seniors are invited to participate in any of the following programs held at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center. The Senior Center is located in the GEARS Community Center, Elizabethtown and is open Monday through Friday. Call the center for more information about the activities or to make reservations at 367-7984. The Elizabethtown Senior Center is a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Schedule: Thursday, May 3: 8:30-9:30am walking and quilting, 9:30am exercise w/ Sherry, 10:30am My Trip to Cambodia, 12:30 Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: fish sandwich, tomato soup, pineapples and mandarin oranges. Friday,[Read more...]

‘Fantastic Voyage: Teaching, Learning and Serving Worldwide’ panel presentation April 30

Apr 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (04/24/2012)– Have you ever wondered if it rains in The Gambia or what they eat for breakfast in Nepal? In the last event of spring 2012, Bowers Writers House at Elizabethtown College offers three unique perspectives on studying and living abroad. At 8 p.m. Monday, April 30, Bowers Writers House hosts the public panel presentation “Fantastic Voyage: Teaching, Learning and Serving Worldwide,” with voices from Cassie Savitz, a senior occupational therapy major; Karen Hodges, a class of 2004 graduate and coordinator of Campus Events and Scheduling at E-town; and Dr. Kurt DeGoede, associate professor in the College’s[Read more...]

E-town Middle School Team to Represent Pennsylvania at International Competition in May

Apr 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, Lead Article, News

The “Do or DI” team from Elizabethtown Area Middle School will represent Pennsylvania at the World “Destination Imagination” Competition in Knoxville, TN May 22-26. DI is designed to develop problem solving skills, teamwork, and creative thinking skills.  At the global finals, which will be held May 22 through May 26, Do or DI will compete against teams from 46 states and 24 foreign countries. At the state competition, the team built a structure made of only wood and glue to see how much weight it could hold. To prepare for the world finals, the students are currently refining their production,[Read more...]

EAHS Students Earn Honors in Regional Art Contest

Apr 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

April 19, 2012— Six Elizabethtown Area High School students were recently honored for their work in the 2012 Lancaster County Young Artists competition. The competition was for local secondary school students and recognized the aspiring artists for their outstanding work. Award-winning students received gold, silver, or exhibition awards for their entries. Leading the way was tenth grader Jakia Nur, who won three awards – a gold, a silver, and an exhibition – all in the sculpture category. Ninth grader Abigail Slack also earned multiple awards winning a silver award in the 2-D design category and an exhibition award in the[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Area Middle School to Present Comedy – Hooray for Hollywood

Apr 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

April 19, 2012— What do you get when you cross a crooked acting teacher, a psychic consultant to the stars, an aging Cajun cook, a flea circus, and a whole host of zany characters?  You get Hooray for Hollywood, the spring play being presented at the Elizabethtown Area Middle School on May 3 and 4 at 7 p.m.  This terrifically funny show takes place in Hollywood, CA, where the hand that feeds also bites.  Young movie and television hopefuls come from all over the country to study at “Milo Bravo’s Workshop of Dramatic Art — And Stuff,” lured by Milo’s[Read more...]

Lancaster County Link Event

Apr 19th, 2012 | By | Category: News

The Lancaster County LINK, the Link to Aging and Disability Resources, is hosting its monthly partners’ meeting and cross-training workshop on Thursday, April 26 at Red Rose Transit Authority, 45 Erick Road, Lancaster, PA. The monthly collaborative partners’ meeting begins at 1:00 pm. Prospective and current collaborative partners are invited to come for the meeting and the cross-training workshop to find out more about Lancaster County LINK and the collaborative partnership process. Immediately following the meeting, three presenters representing Red Rose Transit Authority (RRTA) will present mini-presentations about their services for persons over 60 and persons with disabilities: Marchal Simmons,[Read more...]

Winters Heritage House Museum Events

Apr 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, Lead Article, News

 Painted Leather Bracelets Class for Children ages 10-15  Winters Heritage House Museum is planning a fun-filled class for teens and pre-teens on designing, creating and dying leather bracelets.  Each participant will craft their own piece of jewelry from a single strip of leather. The class will be led by leather worker, Pat Kline, and will run from 10 am to 11:30 am on Saturday, April 28.  Registration for the class is $13 per child, and includes all materials.  Please contact the museum to register. (717) 367-4672.    Appraisal Event Opens Month-long Quilt Exhibit at Winters Heritage House Museum  Throughout the[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Borough Calendar April-June

Apr 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, Lead Article, News

April (Remainder) April 18, 2012 – Distribution of Kraft Leaf Bags at the Scout House 7AM – 6PM. April 19, 2012 – Regular Council Meeting on the third Thursday of each month at 7PM. April 21, 2012 – Distribution of Kraft Leaf Bags at the Scout House 8AM – 10AM. April 25, 2012 – Distribution of Kraft Leaf Bags at the Scout House 7AM – 6PM. April 28, 2012 – Distribution of Kraft Leaf Bags at the Scout House 8AM – 10AM. May May 3, 2012 – Borough Council Work Session on the first Thursday of each month at 7PM.[Read more...]

Elizabethtown College Upcoming Events

Apr 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page

Fine and Performing Arts spring program May 2 The Elizabethtown College Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents a spring program of music and drama, celebrating the arrival of spring and the end of the semester. The program takes place from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 2, in the College’s Zug Recital Hall. The musical program features performances by chamber groups from the College’s Music Division, including the brass, flute, piano and mixed winds ensembles, with highlights from members of the cast of the upcoming May 6 performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. This event is[Read more...]