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Archive for May 2012

PTO to hold Chicken BBQ Bash

May 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

May 18, 2012— Mark your calendars now! The East High Street Elementary PTO will host a Chicken BBQ Bash on Sunday, June 3 from 3-6 p.m. at the Elizabethtown Fair Grounds. The PTO encourages you to stop by and enjoy a delicious chicken dinner meal and support a good cause! Take out or dine in available. Each meal includes a half chicken, baked potato, applesauce, dinner roll with butter, and a drink. Order your tickets now and save a dollar on each meal. Pre-sale price is $6.50 or purchase a meal the day of the BBQ Bash for $7.50. Everyone[Read more...]



Senior Center Activities Week of May 24

May 17th, 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. Thursday, May 24: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Quilting, 9:30am Tai Chi Class, 10:30am Table Tennis or Table Shuffleboard, 11am Scavenger Hunt, 12:30 Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: salisbury steak, baked potato, beets, cookie.[Read more...]



Lynden Gallery Presents Annual Kaleidoscope Awards to EAHS graduating seniors CAITLIN WILSON and HANNAH MEIER

May 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

The Fifth Annual Kaleidoscope Award for the Visual Arts is presented to HANNAH MEIER, graduating Senior at Elizabethtown Area High School. CAITLIN WILSON was selected to receive the Second Annual Betty G. Long Kaleidoscope Award to a young woman exhibiting strong leadership skills and planning future study in music. HANNAH MEIER has always been interested in art and sought any opportunity to experiment with different forms of media – from clay and 3-D design to photography. Although she appreciates any medium, she gravitates toward acrylic and graphite, and likes to incorporate intense contrast and bright colors into work that is[Read more...]



GEARS News

May 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

 Zumba  Zumba is a dance fitness class that fuses motivational musical rhythms and unique moves to create a dynamic workout system designed to be FUN and EASY TO DO! The routines feature interval training where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning calories. Add some Latin flavor and International zest into the mix and you’ve got Zumba! Ditch the workout, join the party! Ages 14+. Class is on Thursdays, June 7-August 16 (no 7/5) from 7-8 pm at the Masonic Village Salon #1 (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). Class fee is[Read more...]



St. Joan of Arc Parish Festival

May 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Classified-Individual, News

NEW DATES: Thursday June 21st – Saturday June 23rd NEW TIMES: 5 pm – 10 pm Great Food! Home-made- sit-down dinners:Chicken Cacciatore, Stuffed Cabbage & Lasagna PLUS all your favorites – hot dogs, hamburgers, pork BBQ, Smoked Pig Roast, Haluski, Pierogies, Bake Sale and MORE! Great Fun! Silent Auction, Plants, Games, Jewelry, Pony Rides, Dunk Tank Crafts and MORE! PLUS! Nightly Entertainment



Elizabethtown Area High School’s Key Club receives award from local charity

May 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

May 14, 2012— The Brittany’s Hope Foundation recently presented a certificate of appreciation to Elizabethtown Area High School’s Key Club for the club’s support of its annual Super Sale. Presenting the certificate was Nathaniel Abel, director of development for Brittany’s Hope. As part of the Super Sale, Key Club members helped to raise more than $5,549 for the local foundation by manning various stations and supporting event setup and cleanup. Key Club is a student-led organization affiliated and support by the Kiwanis Club of Elizabethtown that provides its student-members with opportunities to provide service, build character, and develop leadership. In[Read more...]



Gregory Blue Exhibit at Lynden Gallery (other featured artists)

May 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

LYNDEN GALLERY PRESENTS a series of paintings by Gregory Blue spanning a decade, allowing the viewer the opportunity to see the painter’s ethereal work evolve and transform in space and time. The exhibition opens to the public Friday, May 11th, remaining through the month of July. The gallery is pleased to feature new work, by nationally recognized BRAD STROMAN, a native of Elizabethtown. The work of Elizabethtown Area High School senior Kaleidoscope Award winner, Hannah Meier will be presented during this period as well. GREGORY BLUE’s, “…. the forest through the trees,” challenges our perceptions of what is real, what[Read more...]



> Local Author’s Book Launch: Paranormal Novel Inspired by PA History

May 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Kismet & Company Publishing and the Allen Theatre/MJ’s Coffeehouse will be hosting a book launch for George R. Appelt Jr.’s debut novel, Shepherd’s Fall, just in time for the summer beach-and-poolside-reading season. The event will be held on Sunday, June 10, 2012 from 2-5pm at the Allen Theatre/MJ’s Coffee House, 36 E. Main St. Rt. 422 (Exit 85A, I-81), Annville, Pennsylvania 17003.  The book will be available for purchase at the event and the author will be signing and reading from the novel.  The novel is currently available in E-book formats and paperback through Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and Smashwords, and through local bookstores. Shepherd’s[Read more...]



Bear Creek School Band Concert Slated for May 29

May 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

May 11, 2012— Bear Creek School will hold its first annual band concert on Tuesday, May 29 at 7 p.m. in the school’s all-purpose room. The concert is free and open to the public. This evening of music will feature bands from the fourth, fifth, and sixth grade levels. The fourth grade band will perform three pieces, one of which is entitled Fanfare and March, by Michael Sweeney. The Day 1 and Day 4 bands will perform four selections – two individual ensemble pieces as well as two combined pieces. A sampling of the selections includes Antiquitus by Joseph Compello,[Read more...]



Senior Center Activities Week of May 17

May 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Thursday, May 17: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Quilting, 9:30am exercise w/ Sherry, 10am Pennies from Heaven, 11am Sassy Steppers Dance Group, 12:30 Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: lasagna, salad, sherbet. Friday, May 18: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am All Day Bingo, 10am Bible Study, T.G.I.F Night, Dinner and Pinochle Party- please call for reservations and availability. Lunch will be: a bag lunch will be served. Monday, May 21: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Laddergolf and Shuffleboard, 10:30am Bingo, 12:30 Pinochle. Lunch will be: pork loin w/gravy, potatoes, peas, pudding w/vanilla wafers. Tuesday, May 22: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Zumba Gold, 10:30am Chair Yoga, 11:15am C-Dish[Read more...]