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GEARS News October 31

Oct 31st, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Hatha Flow Yoga             This multi-level hatha yoga class incorporates seated and standing yoga poses, conscious breathing and meditative focus to foster strength, flexibility and relaxation. Class phases are warming up, building heat and awakening energy though challenging sequences of standing poses, focused strength, balance and breathe work, deep stretching and a final relaxation and meditation. Participants should wear layers of comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Class will be taught by Charla Lorenzen, a certified Hatha Yoga instructor. Ages 14+. Class is on Mondays & Wednesdays, Nov 7-Dec 14, from 6-7 pm at the Masonic Village Carpenter Chapel[Read more...]

NPR’s Michele Norris at Elizabethtown College Nov. 15: Former ‘All Things Considered’ co-host discusses ‘Race Card Project’

Oct 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA – When Michele Norris took a break from co-hosting National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” in 2012, she spent considerable time traveling the country developing “The Race Card Project.” The initiative asked people to share thoughts on little black postcards as a means of starting a conversation about race. Norris quickly realized, however, that she didn’t need to give people this incentive. All along the path of her book tour—for “The Grace of Silence: A Memoir” written in 2010—those who came out to hear her story wound up sharing their own. “I asked people to think about their[Read more...]

Senior Center activities week of November 3

Oct 29th, 2016 | 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 Area Senior Center is a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Thursday, November 3: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Puzzles of all Kinds, 11am Fall Prevention w/Kayla, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: hot roast beef sandwich, potatoes, carrots,[Read more...]

College Dems to host House candidate

Oct 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

The Elizabethtown College Democrats will be hosting Christina Hartman, Democratic candidate for the 16th District U.S. House seat, for a Get Out The Vote rally on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 3 p.m. in Gibble Auditorium at the College. The event is free and open to the public. Hartman will be speaking and then a short meet and greet will follow.

GEARS News October 24

Oct 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Cize Live!  Dance class for EVERYONE, no experience needed! Each class features a fun music video-like routine that has been professionally choreographed to a popular hit song. The moves are broken down, repeated and layered so you can catch on and are confident and realize just how easy it is. It’s an opportunity for self-expression and heart-pumping physical activity that’s so much fun it doesn’t feel like exercise! Heidi Watts will instruct. Ages 14+. Class is on Tuesdays, November 1-December 20 excluding Nov 15 from 6:30-7:30 pm at the Masonic Village Memorial Hall Gym (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). Class fee[Read more...]

East High Street Elementary celebrates Unity Day and bully free schools

Oct 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

October 20, 2016- East High Street Elementary celebrated National Unity Day on Wednesday, Oct. 19. As part of the celebration, students, faculty, and staff were encouraged to “GO ORANGE” by wearing orange-colored clothing to school to show a united front against bullying. As part of the celebration, nearly 500 students and faculty members joined hands on the playground and took a pledge to be bully-free. Unity Day is sponsored by the National Bullying Prevention Center and is designed to show awareness and support for anti-bullying programs. Unity Day falls in October, which is Bullying Awareness Month. Other anti-bullying activities held[Read more...]

Senior Center activities week of October 27

Oct 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Thursday, October 27: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Flu Shot Clinic and Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Pennies from Heaven, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: chicken caesar salad, bean soup and pears, Friday, October 28:  8:30-9:30am walking, 9-10am Juniors Helping Seniors, 10am Bible Study,  11am All Day Bingo, 5pm TGIF Dinner and Bingo Party.  Lunch will be: a bag lunch will be served. Monday, October 31: Happy Halloween! 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Laddergolf and Bean Bags, 10:30am Halloween Activities, 12:30pm Pinochle. Lunch will be: turkey, stuffing, carrots, applesauce. Tuesday, November 1: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Movie and popcorn, 1pm[Read more...]

EAHS to present Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice

Oct 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

October 19, 2016- Elizabethtown Area High School will present its Fall Play – Pride and Prejudice – on Thursday, Nov. 3; Saturday, Nov. 5; and Sunday, Nov. 6. Performance times are 7 p.m. on Nov. 3 and Nov. 5, as well as 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Nov. 5 and Nov. 6 respectively. The Jane Austin classic is a romantic comedy set in the late 18th century. It is set in England and tells the story of five unmarried daughters, their match-making mother, and two eligible suitors who move to their neighborhood. The fast-paced, witty comedy is sure to[Read more...]

FAFSA workshop to be held Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. til noon

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

October 18, 2016- Parents and guardians of college-bound high school seniors are invited to a free workshop on the new Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) process to go into effect for the 2017-2018 academic year. The workshop will be hosted by Elizabethtown College and be held on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. – noon. With the recent changes to the FAFSA application process, students beginning college in the Fall 2017 semester may begin to file their FAFSA applications as early as October 1. Applying early allows students to have more time to make an informed decision on[Read more...]

Terrell’s latest Clyde Fitch

Oct 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Uncategorized

In this essay, he poses the question, “What have we wrought?’