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Read, Touch & Discover – Legs, Legs and More Legs
January 26, 2012 - January 26, 2012

Dates: January 26, 2012 - January 26, 2012

Using museum touchables and a different story each week, we'll explore what we can learn about animals just from looking at their feet and legs. Read, Touch & Discover encourages young children, ages 3-6, to explore their world. An adult is required and older siblings are welcome.

Category: Family Events

Location: North Museum of Natural History & Science

Tickets: Adults: $7.50; Jrs. and Srs: $6.50

Phone: 717-291-3941

Website: http://www.northmuseum.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Theatre for Transformation Presents an Evening of One Acts: "Sister Friend" &"Show Me the Franklins"
January 26, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Dates: January 26, 2012 - January 28, 2012

On Thursday Jan.26 and Saturday Jan.28, Theatre for Transformation will present vignettes from the lives of Ben Franklin and Phillis Wheatley. These acts dramatize how our ancestors might have experienced American slavey and freedom.Thursday's show is pay-what-you-can,7:30PM.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: The Ware Center at Millersville University Lancaster, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603

Tickets: General Admittance: $15; Student w/ ID -free

Phone: (717) 871-2308

Website: http://http:/www.millersville.edu/lancaster

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Harvey Owen
42 N. Prince St. Lancaster, PA.17603

Write From The Heart Women's Intro. Class
January 25, 2012 - February 15, 2012

Dates: January 25, 2012 - February 15, 2012

A relaxing, free-spirited look at how creativity flows when we let go of our inhibitions. Write a poem, begin a story, explore a memory …or just listen to learn. A catalyst for both silly and serious writing, in an atmosphere of compassion, warmth and trust. 5 weeks (once a week). 6:30-8:30pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Our Lancaster Studio

Tickets: $250 (10% discount when you enroll before Thanksgiving)

Phone: 717 393-4713

Website: http://www.writefromtheheart.us

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Melissa Greene - Write From The Heart
1411 fieldstead Lane, Lancaster, PA 17603

Write From The Heart Enrichment Class -Lancaster Country Day School (ages 9-12)
January 19, 2012 - February 23, 2012

Dates: January 19, 2012 - February 23, 2012

For LCDS STudents.Young people awaken to the wonder of writing, not the rules. Through warmth, kindness & a touch of mischief, we jumpstart original thoughts and keep them coming. Students develop focus & confidence, in a spirited atmosphere where it's cool to be yourself. Ages 9-12. 3:15-4:45pm.

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Lancaster Country Day School, Room 132

Tickets: $250 (6 weeks, once a week)

Phone: Beth Otto 717 392-2916

Website: http://www.writefromtheheart.us

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Beth Otto/Lancaster Country Day
725 Hamilton Rd. Lancaster, PA 17603

Pop, Splash, Crash Session 2
January 13, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 13, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Experience words through movement. Using their bodies, students will experiment with rhythm, size, pathway, energy and weight while playing with stories, phrases and words. New explorations each semester. For Ages: 3-6, pre k-grade 1 Fridays, Jan 13-Mar 16, 9:30-10:30am

Category: Community Events

Location: Fulton’s Education Building

Tickets: $120

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Creative Dance and Drama for Children Act 1
January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Dates: January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Using the body, voice, imagination and cooperation, explore the art of improvisation through dance and drama to create short scenes and dances! Grades 2-3 Schedule: Thursdays, Jan 12-Mar 8, 5:15-6:30pm Scholarships Available

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $150

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Music, Movement and Make-Believe Act 1
January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Dates: January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Dancing the role! Students discover the joy of moving and dancing like a character with a variety of props. Grab a bucket Cinderella for "Whistle While You Work." Ages: 5-6, Grades K-1 Schedule: Thursdays, Jan 12-Mar 8, 4:15-5:00pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $90

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Improvisational Movement
January 11, 2012 - March 14, 2012

Dates: January 11, 2012 - March 14, 2012

Explore artwork from various time periods as a strategy to activate a character's movement vocabulary. Evoke a character's physical and emotional experiences through expressive movement as individuals and an ensemble. Grade: 6-12 Schedule: Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6:00pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $180

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Scene Study
January 9, 2012 - March 12, 2012

Dates: January 9, 2012 - March 12, 2012

Students will examine a play and a role to understand how to create character, stage circumstances, communicate relationship, pursue objectives, overcome obstacles, and play actions. Schedule: Mondays, 7:00-9:00pm Fee: $180

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $180

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Comic Strips Animated
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Flesh out the Sunday comics by developing character profiles, charting character conflicts, and bringing these characters and their stories to life using your body, mind, imagination and cooperation. Grades 2-3 Schedule: Saturdays, 10:30-11:30am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $120

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Creating A Role
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Create a character through observation, and character analysis. Explore time, place, objects and atmosphere. Identify actions, objectives, obstacles and activate inner images to create a character. Grades 6-8 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:30-11:00am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $180

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Playbuilding 101
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Young artists who love to write stories will love this class! Learn the playwriting structure and the new work process as you write and perform your own new plays. Grades 4-5 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:00-10:15am Scholarships Available

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $150

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Pop, Splash, Crash Session 1
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Experience words through movement. Using their bodies, students will experiment with rhythm, size, pathway, energy and weight while playing with stories, phrases and words. New explorations each semester. Saturdays, 10:30-11:15am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $90

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608

Production Lab: Directors and Designers
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Register as a director or a designer! Identify a script, develop a concept, create the world of the play, including set, costumes, lights and sound. A series of interactive and explorative production meetings. Grades 9-12 Schedule: Saturdays, 11:30am-12:30pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $120

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Rumplestiltskin
January 7, 2012 - February 18, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - February 18, 2012

Favorite fairy tale performed by Artistic Director Robert Brock with marionette he created. Saturdays @ 10 AM.

Category: Stage

Location: Hole in the Wall Puppet Theatre

Tickets: $9.00

Phone: 717-394-8398

Website: http://www.holeinthewallpuppets.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Hole in the Wall Puppet Theatre
126 N Water St

Stage Combat
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

An introduction to the techniques of stage fighting. Learn the principles of safe physical interaction on stage by working on choreographed fights. This challenging class works on physical discipline focus concentration, risk-taking and ensemble. Grades 6-8 Schedule: Saturdays, 11:15am-12:30pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $150

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Story Drama
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Each week the teaching artist will share a children's book. Students will dramatize the story using their body, voice, imagination and cooperation. New stories will be explored each semester. Ages: Ages 5-6, Grades K-1 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:15-10:00am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $90

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

4th Annual Winter Exposition, Gift Giving Made Simple
December 2, 2011 - January 28, 2012

Dates: December 2, 2011 - January 28, 2012

Annex 24 Gallery will host their 4th Annual Winter Exposition of 24 emerging and professional artists for the months of December and January. Featuring original photography, paintings, wood turning, comical illustrations and books, textiles, pastels, ornaments, jewelry & many, many gift items.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Annex 24 Gallery

Tickets: .00

Phone: 717-341-0028

Website: http://www.annex24gallery.com

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Vanessa Reisig
24 W Walnut Street, Lancaster PA 17602

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Latino First Thursday- African Influences in Latin American Art
February 2, 2012 - February 2, 2012

Dates: February 2, 2012 - February 2, 2012

The evening examines how Africans have influenced and infused the Latino arts, music, dance, and poetry.From 6 - 9 P.M.

Category: Community Events

Location: The Ware Center at Millersville University Lancaster, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603

Tickets: Event is free.

Phone: (717) 871-2308

Website: http://http/www.millersville.edu/lancaster

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fran Rodriguez
42 N. Prince St. Lancaster, PA.17603

Letters to a Young Poet: Reading and discussion with translator Mark Harman
February 2, 2012 - February 2, 2012

Dates: February 2, 2012 - February 2, 2012

The 10 letters Rainer Maria Rilke wrote to an aspiring young poet from 1902 through 1908 comprise a much-loved trove of advice on living a purposeful life in or out of the arts. Letters to a Young Poet is a new translation by Mark Harman, a Professor of English and German at Elizabethtown College.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Philadelphia Alumni Writers House

Tickets: Free

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Read, Touch & Discover – Legs, Legs and More Legs
February 2, 2012 - February 2, 2012

Dates: February 2, 2012 - February 2, 2012

Using museum touchables and a different story each week, we'll explore what we can learn about animals just from looking at their feet and legs. Read, Touch & Discover encourages young children, ages 3-6, to explore their world. An adult is required and older siblings are welcome.

Category: Family Events

Location: North Museum of Natural History & Science

Tickets: Adults: $7.50; Jrs. and Srs: $6.50; Planetarium: add’l $2.50

Phone: 717-291-3941

Website: http://www.northmuseum.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Special meeting of the Board of Health
January 30, 2012 - January 30, 2012

Dates: January 30, 2012 - January 30, 2012

There will be a special meeting of the Board of Health on Monday, January 30, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. in Conference Room 4, Southern Market Center, 100 South Queen Street, Lancaster. The Board will consider issuing a special permit for the keeping of pigeons at 1209 St. Joseph Street.

Category: Goverment Meetings

Location: Southern Market Center

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Cellist Emilio Colon in Concert
January 29, 2012 - January 29, 2012

Dates: January 29, 2012 - January 29, 2012

Acclaimed as a passionate & virtuosic performer, Emilio Colon is highly sought after as a solo cellist & composer. A native of Puerto Rico, Colon received his bachelor's degree from Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music winning the Pablo Casals Medal upon graduation. Colon has toured internationally.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: The Ware Center Millersville University Lancaster

Tickets: Free and open to the public

Phone: 717-871-2308

Website: http://www.TheWareCenter@millersville.edu

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: The Ware Center & Rodgers & Associates; co-sponsored by MU Music Department & Pam & Hugh McGettigan
42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

Chocolate Moose Days
January 28, 2012 - January 29, 2012

Dates: January 28, 2012 - January 29, 2012

A combination of a museum-wide scavenger hunt, crafts, games, and yummy treats has made Chocolate Moose Daze the sweetest event of the year at the North Museum.

Category: Family Events

Location: North Museum of Natural History & Science

Tickets: Adults: $7.50; Jrs. and Srs: $6.50; Planetarium: add’l $2.50

Phone: 717-291-3941

Website: http://www.northmuseum.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Denison Witmer in Concert
January 28, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Dates: January 28, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Renowned Singer/Songwriter Denison Witmer, born in Lancaster, returns to our streets to play a free concert at the 'Community Room on Prince Street', which is above Prince Street Coffee. Local musician Matt Wheeler will be opening. Concert starts at 7:00 & is FREE. Coffee & Refreshments available.

Category: Music

Location: Community Room on Prince

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717-285-1984

Website: http://www.iheartlancity.com

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: iheartlancity
19 North Prince Street (3rd Floor above Prince Street Cafe)

Write From The Heart Children's Writing Class
January 28, 2012 - March 17, 2012

Dates: January 28, 2012 - March 17, 2012

Writing sets us free. Young people awaken to the wonder of writing, not the rules. Through warmth, kindness & a touch of mischief, we jumpstart original thoughts & keep them coming. Students develop focus & confidence, in a spirited atmosphere where it's cool to be yourself. 4 Saturdays.2:00-4:00pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Our Lancaster Studio

Tickets: $250

Phone: 717 393-4713

Website: http://www.writefromtheheart.us

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: melissa Greene/Write From The Heart
1411 fieldstead Lane, Lancaster, PA 17603

Friday Night Dance Party
January 27, 2012 - January 27, 2012

Dates: January 27, 2012 - January 27, 2012

DJ Paul spins Hip Hop, R&B, and dance music at Lancaster's largest danceclub! $1 bottles, shots, and well drinks from 9:30-11pm

Category: Music

Location: The Village Nightclub

Phone: 717-397-5000

Website: http://www.villagenightclub.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Lon Chaney Film weekend
January 27, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Dates: January 27, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Two classics from the "The Master of Disguise" of Tom and Laurie Reese accompanies these classic films. The Hunchback of Notre Dame -Fri. Jan. 27th @ 8PM Oliver Twist - Sat. Jan. 28th @ 8PM All tickets $10 visit our website at www.seventhsister.com

Category: Stage

Location: Theater of the Seventh Sister, The STAHR Center

Tickets: All tickets are $10

Phone: 717-396-7764

Website: http://www.seventhsister.com

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Theater of the Seventh Sister
The Stahr Center 438 N. Queen St.

Mountains and Waterways; Metal and Mixed Media: the Usual made Unusual
January 27, 2012 - February 17, 2012

Dates: January 27, 2012 - February 17, 2012

Exhibition opening: Friday, January 27 5-9pm 7pm Bronze Pour 7:30pm Artist Talks

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Keystone Art and Culture Center

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717.870.4869

Website: http://www.keystoneart.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Keystone Art and Culture Center
420 Pearl Street

Sacred Heart-Burn Chili Cookoff and Family Fun Bingo
January 27, 2012 - January 27, 2012

Dates: January 27, 2012 - January 27, 2012

Sacred Heart School's second annual “Sacred Heart-Burn Chili Cookoff and Family Fun Bingo” includes a chili contest and judging and ten games of family oriented bingo with fantastic themed prize baskets. A wide variety of other yummy foods will make this evening memorable and fun!

Category: Family Events

Location: Sacred Heart School

Tickets: $8.00

Phone: 717-509-3577

Website: http://www.sacredheartschoollancaster.org

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Sacred Heart School
235 Nevin Street, Lancaster PA 17603

Read, Touch & Discover – Legs, Legs and More Legs
January 26, 2012 - January 26, 2012

Dates: January 26, 2012 - January 26, 2012

Using museum touchables and a different story each week, we'll explore what we can learn about animals just from looking at their feet and legs. Read, Touch & Discover encourages young children, ages 3-6, to explore their world. An adult is required and older siblings are welcome.

Category: Family Events

Location: North Museum of Natural History & Science

Tickets: Adults: $7.50; Jrs. and Srs: $6.50

Phone: 717-291-3941

Website: http://www.northmuseum.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Theatre for Transformation Presents an Evening of One Acts: "Sister Friend" &"Show Me the Franklins"
January 26, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Dates: January 26, 2012 - January 28, 2012

On Thursday Jan.26 and Saturday Jan.28, Theatre for Transformation will present vignettes from the lives of Ben Franklin and Phillis Wheatley. These acts dramatize how our ancestors might have experienced American slavey and freedom.Thursday's show is pay-what-you-can,7:30PM.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: The Ware Center at Millersville University Lancaster, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603

Tickets: General Admittance: $15; Student w/ ID -free

Phone: (717) 871-2308

Website: http://http:/www.millersville.edu/lancaster

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Harvey Owen
42 N. Prince St. Lancaster, PA.17603

Write From The Heart Women's Intro. Class
January 25, 2012 - February 15, 2012

Dates: January 25, 2012 - February 15, 2012

A relaxing, free-spirited look at how creativity flows when we let go of our inhibitions. Write a poem, begin a story, explore a memory …or just listen to learn. A catalyst for both silly and serious writing, in an atmosphere of compassion, warmth and trust. 5 weeks (once a week). 6:30-8:30pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Our Lancaster Studio

Tickets: $250 (10% discount when you enroll before Thanksgiving)

Phone: 717 393-4713

Website: http://www.writefromtheheart.us

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Melissa Greene - Write From The Heart
1411 fieldstead Lane, Lancaster, PA 17603

Write From The Heart Enrichment Class -Lancaster Country Day School (ages 9-12)
January 19, 2012 - February 23, 2012

Dates: January 19, 2012 - February 23, 2012

For LCDS STudents.Young people awaken to the wonder of writing, not the rules. Through warmth, kindness & a touch of mischief, we jumpstart original thoughts and keep them coming. Students develop focus & confidence, in a spirited atmosphere where it's cool to be yourself. Ages 9-12. 3:15-4:45pm.

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Lancaster Country Day School, Room 132

Tickets: $250 (6 weeks, once a week)

Phone: Beth Otto 717 392-2916

Website: http://www.writefromtheheart.us

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Beth Otto/Lancaster Country Day
725 Hamilton Rd. Lancaster, PA 17603

Pop, Splash, Crash Session 2
January 13, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 13, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Experience words through movement. Using their bodies, students will experiment with rhythm, size, pathway, energy and weight while playing with stories, phrases and words. New explorations each semester. For Ages: 3-6, pre k-grade 1 Fridays, Jan 13-Mar 16, 9:30-10:30am

Category: Community Events

Location: Fulton’s Education Building

Tickets: $120

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Creative Dance and Drama for Children Act 1
January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Dates: January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Using the body, voice, imagination and cooperation, explore the art of improvisation through dance and drama to create short scenes and dances! Grades 2-3 Schedule: Thursdays, Jan 12-Mar 8, 5:15-6:30pm Scholarships Available

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $150

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Music, Movement and Make-Believe Act 1
January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Dates: January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Dancing the role! Students discover the joy of moving and dancing like a character with a variety of props. Grab a bucket Cinderella for "Whistle While You Work." Ages: 5-6, Grades K-1 Schedule: Thursdays, Jan 12-Mar 8, 4:15-5:00pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $90

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Improvisational Movement
January 11, 2012 - March 14, 2012

Dates: January 11, 2012 - March 14, 2012

Explore artwork from various time periods as a strategy to activate a character's movement vocabulary. Evoke a character's physical and emotional experiences through expressive movement as individuals and an ensemble. Grade: 6-12 Schedule: Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6:00pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $180

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Scene Study
January 9, 2012 - March 12, 2012

Dates: January 9, 2012 - March 12, 2012

Students will examine a play and a role to understand how to create character, stage circumstances, communicate relationship, pursue objectives, overcome obstacles, and play actions. Schedule: Mondays, 7:00-9:00pm Fee: $180

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $180

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Comic Strips Animated
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Flesh out the Sunday comics by developing character profiles, charting character conflicts, and bringing these characters and their stories to life using your body, mind, imagination and cooperation. Grades 2-3 Schedule: Saturdays, 10:30-11:30am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $120

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Creating A Role
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Create a character through observation, and character analysis. Explore time, place, objects and atmosphere. Identify actions, objectives, obstacles and activate inner images to create a character. Grades 6-8 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:30-11:00am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $180

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Playbuilding 101
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Young artists who love to write stories will love this class! Learn the playwriting structure and the new work process as you write and perform your own new plays. Grades 4-5 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:00-10:15am Scholarships Available

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $150

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Pop, Splash, Crash Session 1
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Experience words through movement. Using their bodies, students will experiment with rhythm, size, pathway, energy and weight while playing with stories, phrases and words. New explorations each semester. Saturdays, 10:30-11:15am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $90

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608

Production Lab: Directors and Designers
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Register as a director or a designer! Identify a script, develop a concept, create the world of the play, including set, costumes, lights and sound. A series of interactive and explorative production meetings. Grades 9-12 Schedule: Saturdays, 11:30am-12:30pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $120

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Rumplestiltskin
January 7, 2012 - February 18, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - February 18, 2012

Favorite fairy tale performed by Artistic Director Robert Brock with marionette he created. Saturdays @ 10 AM.

Category: Stage

Location: Hole in the Wall Puppet Theatre

Tickets: $9.00

Phone: 717-394-8398

Website: http://www.holeinthewallpuppets.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Hole in the Wall Puppet Theatre
126 N Water St

Stage Combat
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

An introduction to the techniques of stage fighting. Learn the principles of safe physical interaction on stage by working on choreographed fights. This challenging class works on physical discipline focus concentration, risk-taking and ensemble. Grades 6-8 Schedule: Saturdays, 11:15am-12:30pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $150

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Story Drama
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Each week the teaching artist will share a children's book. Students will dramatize the story using their body, voice, imagination and cooperation. New stories will be explored each semester. Ages: Ages 5-6, Grades K-1 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:15-10:00am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $90

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

4th Annual Winter Exposition, Gift Giving Made Simple
December 2, 2011 - January 28, 2012

Dates: December 2, 2011 - January 28, 2012

Annex 24 Gallery will host their 4th Annual Winter Exposition of 24 emerging and professional artists for the months of December and January. Featuring original photography, paintings, wood turning, comical illustrations and books, textiles, pastels, ornaments, jewelry & many, many gift items.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Annex 24 Gallery

Tickets: .00

Phone: 717-341-0028

Website: http://www.annex24gallery.com

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Vanessa Reisig
24 W Walnut Street, Lancaster PA 17602

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Special meeting of the Board of Health
January 30, 2012 - January 30, 2012

Dates: January 30, 2012 - January 30, 2012

There will be a special meeting of the Board of Health on Monday, January 30, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. in Conference Room 4, Southern Market Center, 100 South Queen Street, Lancaster. The Board will consider issuing a special permit for the keeping of pigeons at 1209 St. Joseph Street.

Category: Goverment Meetings

Location: Southern Market Center

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Cellist Emilio Colon in Concert
January 29, 2012 - January 29, 2012

Dates: January 29, 2012 - January 29, 2012

Acclaimed as a passionate & virtuosic performer, Emilio Colon is highly sought after as a solo cellist & composer. A native of Puerto Rico, Colon received his bachelor's degree from Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music winning the Pablo Casals Medal upon graduation. Colon has toured internationally.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: The Ware Center Millersville University Lancaster

Tickets: Free and open to the public

Phone: 717-871-2308

Website: http://www.TheWareCenter@millersville.edu

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: The Ware Center & Rodgers & Associates; co-sponsored by MU Music Department & Pam & Hugh McGettigan
42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

Chocolate Moose Days
January 28, 2012 - January 29, 2012

Dates: January 28, 2012 - January 29, 2012

A combination of a museum-wide scavenger hunt, crafts, games, and yummy treats has made Chocolate Moose Daze the sweetest event of the year at the North Museum.

Category: Family Events

Location: North Museum of Natural History & Science

Tickets: Adults: $7.50; Jrs. and Srs: $6.50; Planetarium: add’l $2.50

Phone: 717-291-3941

Website: http://www.northmuseum.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Denison Witmer in Concert
January 28, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Dates: January 28, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Renowned Singer/Songwriter Denison Witmer, born in Lancaster, returns to our streets to play a free concert at the 'Community Room on Prince Street', which is above Prince Street Coffee. Local musician Matt Wheeler will be opening. Concert starts at 7:00 & is FREE. Coffee & Refreshments available.

Category: Music

Location: Community Room on Prince

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717-285-1984

Website: http://www.iheartlancity.com

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: iheartlancity
19 North Prince Street (3rd Floor above Prince Street Cafe)

Write From The Heart Children's Writing Class
January 28, 2012 - March 17, 2012

Dates: January 28, 2012 - March 17, 2012

Writing sets us free. Young people awaken to the wonder of writing, not the rules. Through warmth, kindness & a touch of mischief, we jumpstart original thoughts & keep them coming. Students develop focus & confidence, in a spirited atmosphere where it's cool to be yourself. 4 Saturdays.2:00-4:00pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Our Lancaster Studio

Tickets: $250

Phone: 717 393-4713

Website: http://www.writefromtheheart.us

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: melissa Greene/Write From The Heart
1411 fieldstead Lane, Lancaster, PA 17603

Friday Night Dance Party
January 27, 2012 - January 27, 2012

Dates: January 27, 2012 - January 27, 2012

DJ Paul spins Hip Hop, R&B, and dance music at Lancaster's largest danceclub! $1 bottles, shots, and well drinks from 9:30-11pm

Category: Music

Location: The Village Nightclub

Phone: 717-397-5000

Website: http://www.villagenightclub.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Lon Chaney Film weekend
January 27, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Dates: January 27, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Two classics from the "The Master of Disguise" of Tom and Laurie Reese accompanies these classic films. The Hunchback of Notre Dame -Fri. Jan. 27th @ 8PM Oliver Twist - Sat. Jan. 28th @ 8PM All tickets $10 visit our website at www.seventhsister.com

Category: Stage

Location: Theater of the Seventh Sister, The STAHR Center

Tickets: All tickets are $10

Phone: 717-396-7764

Website: http://www.seventhsister.com

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Theater of the Seventh Sister
The Stahr Center 438 N. Queen St.

Mountains and Waterways; Metal and Mixed Media: the Usual made Unusual
January 27, 2012 - February 17, 2012

Dates: January 27, 2012 - February 17, 2012

Exhibition opening: Friday, January 27 5-9pm 7pm Bronze Pour 7:30pm Artist Talks

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Keystone Art and Culture Center

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717.870.4869

Website: http://www.keystoneart.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Keystone Art and Culture Center
420 Pearl Street

Sacred Heart-Burn Chili Cookoff and Family Fun Bingo
January 27, 2012 - January 27, 2012

Dates: January 27, 2012 - January 27, 2012

Sacred Heart School's second annual “Sacred Heart-Burn Chili Cookoff and Family Fun Bingo” includes a chili contest and judging and ten games of family oriented bingo with fantastic themed prize baskets. A wide variety of other yummy foods will make this evening memorable and fun!

Category: Family Events

Location: Sacred Heart School

Tickets: $8.00

Phone: 717-509-3577

Website: http://www.sacredheartschoollancaster.org

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Sacred Heart School
235 Nevin Street, Lancaster PA 17603

Read, Touch & Discover – Legs, Legs and More Legs
January 26, 2012 - January 26, 2012

Dates: January 26, 2012 - January 26, 2012

Using museum touchables and a different story each week, we'll explore what we can learn about animals just from looking at their feet and legs. Read, Touch & Discover encourages young children, ages 3-6, to explore their world. An adult is required and older siblings are welcome.

Category: Family Events

Location: North Museum of Natural History & Science

Tickets: Adults: $7.50; Jrs. and Srs: $6.50

Phone: 717-291-3941

Website: http://www.northmuseum.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Theatre for Transformation Presents an Evening of One Acts: "Sister Friend" &"Show Me the Franklins"
January 26, 2012 - January 28, 2012

Dates: January 26, 2012 - January 28, 2012

On Thursday Jan.26 and Saturday Jan.28, Theatre for Transformation will present vignettes from the lives of Ben Franklin and Phillis Wheatley. These acts dramatize how our ancestors might have experienced American slavey and freedom.Thursday's show is pay-what-you-can,7:30PM.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: The Ware Center at Millersville University Lancaster, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603

Tickets: General Admittance: $15; Student w/ ID -free

Phone: (717) 871-2308

Website: http://http:/www.millersville.edu/lancaster

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Harvey Owen
42 N. Prince St. Lancaster, PA.17603

Lancaster Downtown Investment District Authority (DID) Board Meeting
January 25, 2012 - January 25, 2012

Dates: January 25, 2012 - January 25, 2012

Meetings are held at Southern Market Center, Room 3 located at 100 South Queen Street, Lancaster, at 12 noon. Meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons needing any auxiliary aids, services or additional accommodations should call 717-394-0783.

Category: Goverment Meetings

Location: Southern Market Center, Room 3

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717-394-0783

Website: http://www.jsidlancaster.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: James Street Improvement DIstrict
354 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

Write From The Heart Women's Intro. Class
January 25, 2012 - February 15, 2012

Dates: January 25, 2012 - February 15, 2012

A relaxing, free-spirited look at how creativity flows when we let go of our inhibitions. Write a poem, begin a story, explore a memory …or just listen to learn. A catalyst for both silly and serious writing, in an atmosphere of compassion, warmth and trust. 5 weeks (once a week). 6:30-8:30pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Our Lancaster Studio

Tickets: $250 (10% discount when you enroll before Thanksgiving)

Phone: 717 393-4713

Website: http://www.writefromtheheart.us

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Melissa Greene - Write From The Heart
1411 fieldstead Lane, Lancaster, PA 17603

Picture Yourself.....
January 22, 2012 - January 22, 2012

Dates: January 22, 2012 - January 22, 2012

A fashion extravaganza and high tea to benefit projects and programs of the Junior League of Lancasster and the Lancaster Bar Association Foundation. 1:30 PM tp 4:00 PM

Category: Special Events

Location: Heritage Ballroom, Marriott Downtown, Penn Square, Lancasster

Handicap Accessible: Yes

AC/DC Tribute 'Back In Black'
January 21, 2012 - January 21, 2012

Dates: January 21, 2012 - January 21, 2012

The best AC/DC tribute act is back on stage at The Village!

Category: Music

Location: The Village Nightclub

Phone: 717-397-5000

Website: http://www.villagenightclub.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Draw On!
January 21, 2012 - January 21, 2012

Dates: January 21, 2012 - January 21, 2012

Draw On! is a one-day festival of drawing open to the entire PCA&D community. Students work on their own or collaboratively in themed drawing sessions. Students from the BFA program will be participating in this event. NOTE: Models will be both clothed and nude. Event is 1pm-5pm. Call to register.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design

Tickets: $20

Phone: (717) 393-7833 x 1019

Website: http://www.pcad.edu/ContinuingEducation

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
204 North Prince Street Lancaster, PA 17603

Friday Night Dance Party
January 20, 2012 - January 20, 2012

Dates: January 20, 2012 - January 20, 2012

DJ Paul spins Hip Hop, R&B, and dance music at Lancaster's largest danceclub! $1 bottles, shots, and well drinks from 9:30-11pm

Category: Music

Location: The Village Nightclub

Phone: 717-397-5000

Website: http://www.villagenightclub.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Lancaster Herpetological Society Meeting
January 20, 2012 - January 20, 2012

Dates: January 20, 2012 - January 20, 2012

The Lancaster Herpetological Society aims to educate people in conservation and care of reptiles and amphibians, through speakers and special events. For more info, visit http://www.lancasterherp.org/

Category: Community Events

Location: North Museum of Natural History & Science

Website: http://www.lancasterherp.org/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Artist Lecture - Trends in Fine Art Photography
January 19, 2012 - January 19, 2012

Dates: January 19, 2012 - January 19, 2012

Join us at LMA for a lecture by Shauna Frischkorn, Professor of Photography, Millersville University. This event is held in conjunction with the Lancaster Lens exhibition, which features a diverse array of photography from 13 area artists.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Lancaster Museum of Art

Tickets: Free for Museum members, $5 non-members, $1 non-member students

Phone: 717-394-3497

Website: http://www.Lmapa.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Poets' Loft
January 19, 2012 - January 19, 2012

Dates: January 19, 2012 - January 19, 2012

Join us on January 20, 2012) for our 3rd installment of the Poet's Loft. The Poet's Loft is a time to gather in community, share poetry, listen to others works, and enjoy some great food and coffee. We'll have some "headlining" poets & a musician or two, as well as an open mic portion of the night.

Category: Music

Location: Community Room on Prince

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717-285-1984

Website: http://www.veritaspa.org

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Veritas
852 Silver Spring Plaza, Lancaster, PA 17601

Read, Touch & Discover – Legs, Legs and More Legs
January 19, 2012 - January 19, 2012

Dates: January 19, 2012 - January 19, 2012

Using museum touchables and a different story each week, we'll explore what we can learn about animals just from looking at their feet and legs. Read, Touch & Discover encourages young children, ages 3-6, to explore their world. An adult is required and older siblings are welcome.

Category: Family Events

Location: North Museum of Natural History & Science

Tickets: Adults: $7.50; Jrs. and Srs: $6.50; Planetarium: add’l $2.50

Phone: 717-291-3941

Website: http://www.northmuseum.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Write From The Heart Enrichment Class -Lancaster Country Day School (ages 9-12)
January 19, 2012 - February 23, 2012

Dates: January 19, 2012 - February 23, 2012

For LCDS STudents.Young people awaken to the wonder of writing, not the rules. Through warmth, kindness & a touch of mischief, we jumpstart original thoughts and keep them coming. Students develop focus & confidence, in a spirited atmosphere where it's cool to be yourself. Ages 9-12. 3:15-4:45pm.

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Lancaster Country Day School, Room 132

Tickets: $250 (6 weeks, once a week)

Phone: Beth Otto 717 392-2916

Website: http://www.writefromtheheart.us

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Beth Otto/Lancaster Country Day
725 Hamilton Rd. Lancaster, PA 17603

Community Reception for Stephanie Paige Cole: five
January 15, 2012 - January 15, 2012

Dates: January 15, 2012 - January 15, 2012

A community reception for the art exhibit FIVE will be held from 1pm until 4pm on Sunday, January 15. Meet the artists, enjoy live music & refreshments. Poetry reading begins at 2pm. The event is free, donations to Sweet Pea Project will be accepted. Details at www.sweetpeaproject.org/five

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Mulberry Art Studios

Tickets: free

Phone: 717-295-1949

Website: http://www.sweetpeaproject.org/five

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Sweet Pea Project
PO Box 10351 Lancaster, PA 17605

Motown Cabaret
January 15, 2012 - January 15, 2012

Dates: January 15, 2012 - January 15, 2012

PRIMA Theatre presents a Motown Cabaret. From the Jackson 5's "I Want You Back" to the Marvellettes's "Please Mr. Postman", celebrate some of America's most energetic and memorable tunes in fresh PRIMA style.Showtime is 7 PM.

Category: Music

Location: The Ware Center at Millersville University Lancaster, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603

Tickets: Tickets are $22 and up

Phone: (717) 327-5124

Website: http://www.primatheatre.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Mitch Nugent
42 N. Prince St. Lancaster, PA.17603

Leo's 2nd Annual Birthday Bash
January 14, 2012 - January 14, 2012

Dates: January 14, 2012 - January 14, 2012

In generous part­nership with the Senft Family, the Humane League of Lancaster is holding its 2nd Annual birthday Bash for Leo, a dog rescued from a puppy mill. Join us from 5:30-8:30 for refreshments, music, and art. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome. Donations to the HLLC are welcome at the door.

Category: Community Events

Location: Natural Stoneworks

Tickets: Free

Phone: (717) 393-6551 ext. 223

Website: http://humaneleague.com/events/details/?event_id=72

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Humane League of Lancaster County
2195 Lincoln Highway E, Lancaster PA 17602

Party Band 'No Apology'
January 14, 2012 - January 14, 2012

Dates: January 14, 2012 - January 14, 2012

One of our favorite party bands, No Apology is live on stage!

Category: Music

Location: The Village Nightclub

Phone: 717-397-5000

Website: http://www.villagenightclub.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Walking Toward America
January 14, 2012 - January 15, 2012

Dates: January 14, 2012 - January 15, 2012

A staged reading by local playwright Sandra Fenichel Asher brings an award winning play and NYC Director/Actress team to TSS. The true story of a Latvian family's escape from a German labor camp in 1944-45 through their seven-year, 500 mile trek to reach safety and freedom in America. Sat@7 Sun@2:30

Category: Stage

Location: Theater of the Seventh Sister, The STAHR Center

Tickets: $10 General, Young audlt through college $5

Phone: 717-396-7764

Website: http://www.seventhsister.com

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Theater of the Seventh Sister
The Stahr Center 438 N. Queen St.

Friday Night Dance Party
January 13, 2012 - January 13, 2012

Dates: January 13, 2012 - January 13, 2012

DJ Paul spins Hip Hop, R&B, and dance music at Lancaster's largest danceclub! $1 bottles, shots, and well drinks from 9:30-11pm

Category: Music

Location: The Village Nightclub

Phone: 717-397-5000

Website: http://www.villagenightclub.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Pop, Splash, Crash Session 2
January 13, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 13, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Experience words through movement. Using their bodies, students will experiment with rhythm, size, pathway, energy and weight while playing with stories, phrases and words. New explorations each semester. For Ages: 3-6, pre k-grade 1 Fridays, Jan 13-Mar 16, 9:30-10:30am

Category: Community Events

Location: Fulton’s Education Building

Tickets: $120

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

"Financial Planning For Unmarried Couples"
January 12, 2012 - January 12, 2012

Dates: January 12, 2012 - January 12, 2012

Author Rick Rodgers talks about financial arrangements between unmarried couples. Topics include buying and investing together, retirement plans,insurance, and estate planning. Rodgers explains how to protect yourself and your loved ones in an adverse climate. Seminar at 7:30 PM.

Category: Community Events

Location: The Ware Center at Millersville University Lancaster, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603

Tickets: Event is free.

Phone: (717) 871-2308

Website: http://http:/www.millersville.edu/lancaster

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Harvey Owen
42 N. Prince St. Lancaster, PA.17603

Creative Dance and Drama for Children Act 1
January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Dates: January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Using the body, voice, imagination and cooperation, explore the art of improvisation through dance and drama to create short scenes and dances! Grades 2-3 Schedule: Thursdays, Jan 12-Mar 8, 5:15-6:30pm Scholarships Available

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $150

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Music, Movement and Make-Believe Act 1
January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Dates: January 12, 2012 - March 8, 2012

Dancing the role! Students discover the joy of moving and dancing like a character with a variety of props. Grab a bucket Cinderella for "Whistle While You Work." Ages: 5-6, Grades K-1 Schedule: Thursdays, Jan 12-Mar 8, 4:15-5:00pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $90

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Read, Touch & Discover – Legs, Legs and More Legs
January 12, 2012 - January 12, 2012

Dates: January 12, 2012 - January 12, 2012

Using museum touchables and a different story each week, we'll explore what we can learn about animals just from looking at their feet and legs. Read, Touch & Discover encourages young children, ages 3-6, to explore their world. An adult is required and older siblings are welcome.

Category: Family Events

Location: North Museum of Natural History & Science

Tickets: Adults: $7.50; Jrs. and Srs: $6.50; Planetarium: add’l $2.50

Phone: 717-291-3941

Website: http://www.northmuseum.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Improvisational Movement
January 11, 2012 - March 14, 2012

Dates: January 11, 2012 - March 14, 2012

Explore artwork from various time periods as a strategy to activate a character's movement vocabulary. Evoke a character's physical and emotional experiences through expressive movement as individuals and an ensemble. Grade: 6-12 Schedule: Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6:00pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $180

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Board of Health meeting
January 10, 2012 - January 10, 2012

Dates: January 10, 2012 - January 10, 2012

4:00 PM Southern Market Center City Council Conference Room, First Floor 100 S Queen Street Lancaster, PA

Category: Goverment Meetings

Location: Southern Market Center

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Board of Plumber Examiners
January 9, 2012 - January 9, 2012

Dates: January 9, 2012 - January 9, 2012

3:00 PM 120 North Duke St, Lower Level City Hall Engineering Conference Room

Category: Goverment Meetings

Location: City Hall Engineering Conference Room

Handicap Accessible: No

Scene Study
January 9, 2012 - March 12, 2012

Dates: January 9, 2012 - March 12, 2012

Students will examine a play and a role to understand how to create character, stage circumstances, communicate relationship, pursue objectives, overcome obstacles, and play actions. Schedule: Mondays, 7:00-9:00pm Fee: $180

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $180

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Write From The Heart "Get To Know Us" workshop
January 8, 2012 - January 8, 2012

Dates: January 8, 2012 - January 8, 2012

(A taste of what we’re all about! Come write…or just listen for the fun of it). Meet creative friends & relax. Sunday, Jan. 8. 4:00-5:30pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Our lancaster Studio

Tickets: $25

Phone: 717 393-4713

Website: http://www.writefromtheheart.us

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: melissa Greene/Write From The Heart
1411 fieldstead Lane, Lancaster, PA 17603

Amahl and the Night Visitors
January 7, 2012 - January 7, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - January 7, 2012

A fantastic one-act opera about a boy who encounters the Three Kings on their journey to visit the Christ child. A wonderful holiday story for the whole family. Presented by OperaLancaster. Sung in English. Showtimes are: Jan. 7 at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm.

Category: Music

Location: The Ware Center at Millersville University Lancaster

Tickets: $20 General, Children 12 and under FREE

Phone: 717-872-3811

Website: http://www.operalancaster.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Comic Strips Animated
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Flesh out the Sunday comics by developing character profiles, charting character conflicts, and bringing these characters and their stories to life using your body, mind, imagination and cooperation. Grades 2-3 Schedule: Saturdays, 10:30-11:30am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $120

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Creating A Role
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Create a character through observation, and character analysis. Explore time, place, objects and atmosphere. Identify actions, objectives, obstacles and activate inner images to create a character. Grades 6-8 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:30-11:00am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $180

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Lancaster Family YMCA Open House
January 7, 2012 - January 7, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - January 7, 2012

Open House at the City Center and Lampeter-Strasburg Y Branches from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. No sign-up fee if you join the Y at the Open House (up to a $99 value)! Talk with Y Trainers, LG Health and Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster. Visit the Sports Authority and Pita Pit tables. Free BMI analysis.

Category: Family Events

Location: City Center Y and Lampeter-Strasburg Y

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717-393-9622

Website: http://www.lancasterymca.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Lancaster Family YMCA Association
265 Harrisburg Avenue, Lancaster PA, 17603

Playbuilding 101
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Young artists who love to write stories will love this class! Learn the playwriting structure and the new work process as you write and perform your own new plays. Grades 4-5 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:00-10:15am Scholarships Available

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $150

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Pop, Splash, Crash Session 1
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Experience words through movement. Using their bodies, students will experiment with rhythm, size, pathway, energy and weight while playing with stories, phrases and words. New explorations each semester. Saturdays, 10:30-11:15am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $90

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608

Production Lab: Directors and Designers
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Register as a director or a designer! Identify a script, develop a concept, create the world of the play, including set, costumes, lights and sound. A series of interactive and explorative production meetings. Grades 9-12 Schedule: Saturdays, 11:30am-12:30pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $120

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Rumplestiltskin
January 7, 2012 - February 18, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - February 18, 2012

Favorite fairy tale performed by Artistic Director Robert Brock with marionette he created. Saturdays @ 10 AM.

Category: Stage

Location: Hole in the Wall Puppet Theatre

Tickets: $9.00

Phone: 717-394-8398

Website: http://www.holeinthewallpuppets.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Hole in the Wall Puppet Theatre
126 N Water St

Stage Combat
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

An introduction to the techniques of stage fighting. Learn the principles of safe physical interaction on stage by working on choreographed fights. This challenging class works on physical discipline focus concentration, risk-taking and ensemble. Grades 6-8 Schedule: Saturdays, 11:15am-12:30pm

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $150

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

Story Drama
January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Dates: January 7, 2012 - March 16, 2012

Each week the teaching artist will share a children's book. Students will dramatize the story using their body, voice, imagination and cooperation. New stories will be explored each semester. Ages: Ages 5-6, Grades K-1 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:15-10:00am

Category: Classes & Workshops

Location: Fulton's Education Building

Tickets: $90

Phone: 717-394-7133 X106

Website: http://www.thefulton.org/winter/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Fulton Theatre
PO Box 1865, Lancaster, PA 17608-1865

"First Friday" with local artist Whitney Babin
January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Dates: January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

LaPorte Jewelers is happy to present local artist Whitney Babin for our January "First Friday" event. Please join us Friday, January 6th from 6-8pm, to meet Whitney and view some of her amazing artwork. Wine and cheese soirée provided by LaPorte Jewelers.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: LaPorte Jewelers Art Gallery

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717-368-4324

Website: http://www.laportejewelers.wordpress.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: LaPorte Jewelers
645 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster PA 17603

Cabaret In The Sky Presents Randall Frizado's "George, Ira, and Cole"
January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Dates: January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Randall Frizaldo brings his charm,wit,and eclectic musical taste to this tribute. Remembered are great compositions from George and Ira Gershwin and Cole Porter. The evening will be bursting with wonderful songs such as "Embraceable You", "Night and Day" and "Just One of Those Things".Starts 7:30 PM

Category: Music

Location: The Ware Center Millersville University Lancaster

Tickets: General Admission : $25

Phone: (717) 871-2308

Website: http://http:/www.millersville.edu

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: MU Lancaster and Rodgers & Associates
42 N. Prince St. Lancaster, PA.17603

First Friday - The Artwork of the Faculty of Millersville University
January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Dates: January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Professors of Art at Millersvillle University show their best work in all mediums.The show, which will be on display in the Lyett Lobby of the Ware Center, runs for the entire month of January.The opening will be from 6 -8 PM on Friday, January 6, 2012.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: The Ware Center Millersville University Lancaster

Tickets: Free, not ticketed

Phone: (717) 871-2308

Website: http://http:/www.millersville.edu

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Line Bruntse
Millersville University Millersville, PA

FIRST FRIDAY @ Prince Street HideAway
January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Dates: January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Sales, Sips & Nibbles from 5-9

Category: Retail Promotions

Location: Prince Street HideAway

Tickets: FREE

Phone: 717-517-7427

Website: http://www.facebook.com/PrinceStreetHideAway

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Prince Street HideAway
235 N Prince St

First Friday Arts Celebration
January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Dates: January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Join us in celebrating the arts and the wonderfully diverse arts community in the City of Lancaster each First Friday of the month, 5-9pm. Download a guide with map and get the latest info on exhibitions, performances, and more at 60+ venues from www.lancasterarts.com.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Downtown Lancaster

Tickets: FREE

Phone: 717-509-2787

Website: http://www.lancasterarts.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: LancasterARTS
202 N. Prince St., Suite 100, Lancaster, PA 17603

First Friday at Patio at Penn Stone
January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Dates: January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

First Friday at Patio,5-8 pm 50% to 75% off all seasonal decorations Free beer and wine

Category: Community Events

Location: Patio at Penn Stone

Tickets: free

Phone: 717-735-1922

Website: http://www.patiopennstone.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Patio At Penn Stone
190 West Ross Street, Lancaster

First Friday Jazz Concert feat. Temple Avenue
January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Dates: January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Concert begins at 8:00pm. Temple Avenue is a jazz quartet with a tight, high-energy sound that's generated by some of the region's best teen musicians. Musicians include saxophonist Seth Ebersole, bassist Jack Synoski, drummer Austin Wagner, and pianist Colin Mekeel. Come out and enjoy great music!

Category: Music

Location: First Presbyterian on Orange St.

Tickets: Free

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: First Presbyterian on Orange St.

First Friday Night Dance Party
January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Dates: January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

DJ Paul spins Hip Hop, R&B, and dance music at Lancaster's largest danceclub! $1 bottles, shots, and well drinks from 9:30-11pm

Category: Music

Location: The Village Nightclub

Phone: 717-397-5000

Website: http://www.villagenightclub.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Veritas Arts Collective Art Show
January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Dates: January 6, 2012 - January 6, 2012

Join us for the First 1st Friday of 2012 on Friday January 6 from 6-9 PM The featured artist for the night is Candace Bergerson. Come out to engage the art, talk with the artist, grab some hot drinks (coffee, hot chocolate, hot cider), listen to some live music, and hang out with others.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Community Room on Prince

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717-285-1984

Website: http://www.veritaspa.org

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Veritas
852 Silver Spring Plaza, Lancaster, PA 17601

Read, Touch & Discover – Legs, Legs and More Legs
January 5, 2012 - January 5, 2012

Dates: January 5, 2012 - January 5, 2012

Using museum touchables and a different story each week, we'll explore what we can learn about animals just from looking at their feet and legs. Read, Touch & Discover encourages young children, ages 3-6, to explore their world. An adult is required and older siblings are welcome.

Category: Family Events

Location: North Museum of Natural History & Science

Tickets: Adults: $7.50; Jrs. and Srs: $6.50; Planetarium: add’l $2.50

Phone: 717.291.3941

Website: http://www.northmuseum.org/

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Cirque de la Symponie
January 2, 2012 - January 2, 2012

Dates: January 2, 2012 - January 2, 2012

Monday, January 2,2012, at 2pm

Category: Community Events

Location: American Music Theater

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Lancaster Symphony

3...2...1! Lancaster
December 31, 2011 - January 1, 2012

Dates: December 31, 2011 - January 1, 2012

Ring in the New Year in the City with over 20+ varieties of entertainment at City YMCA and Clipper Magazine Stadium from 5-9pm. Plus fireworks and lowering of Red Rose at midnight in Binns Park. Admission for Clipper Magazine Stadium and City YMCA, Binns Park is free.

Category: Special Events

Location: Clipper Magazine Stadium

Tickets: Varies

Phone: 717-291-2758

Website: http://www.lancastercityevents.com

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: MOOSE
120 North Duke Street

"Bits and Pieces" - Artwork by Robert P. Haldeman and Carolyn K. Coyle
December 3, 2011 - January 20, 2012

Dates: December 3, 2011 - January 20, 2012

Artist Reception: Fri. Dec. 23, 5-9 PM Live bronze pour @ 7 PM Artist Talk @ 7:30 PM Bob Haldeman and Carolyn Coyle make “bits and pieces” of a visual whole. The contrast in mediums and the similarities expressed in their work create a unique and visually captivating experience for all viewers.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Keystone Art & Culture Center

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717-870-4869

Website: http://www.keystoneart.org

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Keystone Art & Culture Center
420 Pearl St., Lancaster, PA 17603

4th Annual Winter Exposition, Gift Giving Made Simple
December 2, 2011 - January 28, 2012

Dates: December 2, 2011 - January 28, 2012

Annex 24 Gallery will host their 4th Annual Winter Exposition of 24 emerging and professional artists for the months of December and January. Featuring original photography, paintings, wood turning, comical illustrations and books, textiles, pastels, ornaments, jewelry & many, many gift items.

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Annex 24 Gallery

Tickets: .00

Phone: 717-341-0028

Website: http://www.annex24gallery.com

Handicap Accessible: No

Organization: Vanessa Reisig
24 W Walnut Street, Lancaster PA 17602

Kyle Staver: A survey of paintings and prints
November 18, 2011 - January 20, 2012

Dates: November 18, 2011 - January 20, 2012

A New York Times review (March 18, 2010) stated that Staver's works "...suggest an admiration for Picasso and Bonnard...but are far from overwhelmed by it." Meet her at a reception on Dec. 2 at 5 pm. Gallery hours are listed at pcad.edu/maingallery

Category: Arts & Culture

Location: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design

Tickets: Free

Phone: 717-396-7833

Website: http://www.pcad.edu/maingallery

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Organization: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
204 N. Prince Street, Lancaster






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