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Group Schedules Youth Program August 29, 2014

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Elizabethtown First Church of God, 144 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, will host the Buzz Club Youth Program from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays from Sept. 15 to March 30, 2015. There will be no meetings on Dec. 1, 22 and 29.

All children age 4 through fourth grade are invited. Activities will include songs, games, stories and crafts. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Children should come ready to play, and they may get dirty.

The program is free, but donations are accepted. Sign-ups will take place on Second Friday, Sept. 12. Those who arrive early may recieve a free gift. There will be face painting and some games. To learn more, interested individuals may call 367-7060.

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Club Slates Crab, Rib Fest August 29, 2014

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Lancaster Hempfield Rotary Club will hold its fourth annual Crab and Rib Fest on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Lancaster Liederkranz, 722 S. Cliques Road, Manheim.

The all-you-can-eat event is open to the public. The menu will include crabs, ribs, corn on the cob, coleslaw, cornbread and two beverages. There will be a silent auction and musical presentations by the Free Breakfast Bluegrass Band.

There is a fee to attend, and proceeds will help fund the Joe Kurjiaka Memorial Scholarship as well as several community projects. To purchase tickets, readers may call 341-0636 or email rotarycrabfest@gmail.com. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door on the day of the event.

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Women’s Club Sets Meeting August 29, 2014

The Elizabethtown Business and Professional Women's Club will hold its first meeting for the new membership year on Monday, Sept. 8, at Hoss's Steak and Sea House, 840 N. Hanover St., Elizabethtown. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and may be ordered individually from the regular menu.

This first meeting will be an opportunity for members to reunite and discuss plans for the upcoming year. One major addition to the club is the Women's Forum, a newly formed committee to seek business networking and mentoring opportunities for female business owners and professionals locally. Officers for 2014-15 are Gayle Sellers, president/treasurer; Debbie Bowen, first vice president; Kathy Mueller, second vice president; Linda Itzoe, recording secretary; Martha Farver-Apgar, corresponding secretary/historian; and Ruth Mumaw, parliamentarian.

The club normally meets on the first Monday of each month. In September, the club will meet on the second Monday due to Labor Day. Guests are welcome to attend any of the meetings, and no reservations are necessary. More information about the club is available by calling Mueller at 367-1581 during the day.

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College To Host Photo Exhibit August 29, 2014

Rita Shah's one-person show called "Prison or Slave Castle?" will open at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Brossman Commons Conference Room 211 at Elizabethtown College, 1 Alpha Drive. The photo exhibit will continue by appointment throughout the academic year.

The exhibit invites visitors to guess if the images presented depict a prison or a slave castle. There are 18 check boxes to test accuracy.

Readers may contact Shah at shahr@etown.edu or 361-1353 for more information or to make an appointment to view the exhibit. Groups are welcome.

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Pastor To Discuss Tanzania Trip August 29, 2014

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The Rev. Clifton D. Eshbach, pastor of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 3131 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, will offer a presentation on his recent trip to Tanzania. The presentation will take place on Sunday, Sept. 14, during the adult education hour, which follows the congregation's 9:30 a.m. worship service.

Holy Spirit is a partner congregation with the Uyole Lutheran Church of the Konde Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania. Pastor Eshbach was part of a delegation of the Lower Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), which visited Tanzania in late June. The delegation was led by the Rev. James Dunlop, synod bishop.

The two congregations have designated Sept. 14 as their Companion Congregation Day. A special prayer has been written that will be offered in both congregations on that day.

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Church Will Honor Locals August 29, 2014

Church of the Apostles United Church of Christ, 1850 Marietta Ave., Lancaster, will celebrate and honor those who perform public services, such as police personnel, fire personnel, emergency service workers, public school teachers and medical workers, during its Sunday, Sept. 7, service.

The community is invited. A contemporary service will take place at 9:15 a.m., followed by a traditional service at 10:45 a.m., with nursery care available for both. To learn more, visit www.apostlesucc.org.

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Miss Calee’s Slates Grand Opening August 29, 2014

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The mother-daughter team of Michelle and Abby Benedict have opened Miss Calee's Eats 'N' Treats at 329 Main St., Landisville. The newly remodeled eatery, named for Abby's daughter, Calee, is located in the same building as Warehouse Consignment between the Black Knight and Jackson Auto Sales. Additional parking is located behind the building. A grand opening is being held through Sunday, Sept. 7. The event will feature special events daily, balloons, and prize drawings. For information on specials, please see the ad in this paper.

The Benedicts have more than 38 years of combined experience in food service in the Mount Joy/Elizabethtown area. Their staff members include Scott Benedict, Teresa Bowers, Rachael Bowers, and Wendy Reitzel.

Miss Calee's is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Breakfast is served until 11 a.m. Lunch is available from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. weekdays and until 2 p.m. on weekends. The dinner menu is available 4 p.m. to close on weekdays and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays.

All meals are cooked to order. "Every egg is freshly cracked, and every potato and (piece of) meat is freshly sliced," said Abby.

Signature items include chicken salad, homemade potato chips, freshly cut french fries, and freshly sliced home fries. Dinners include homemade chicken and waffles, chicken potpie, lasagna, wings, and pork and sauerkraut. A coffee bar offers a variety of flavors, espressos, lattes, and cappuccinos.

Miss Calee's treats include desserts made fresh daily as well as Jim Mack's ice cream. Wedding and birthday cakes are available upon request.

The eatery offers catering and may be reserved for baby or bridal showers. Delivery is available in the local area for orders of $25 or more. Ongoing specials include Beat the Clock, which is offered every Tuesday through Friday from 3 to 5 p.m., when students may receive a $1 off a sandwich or $.75 off a milkshake or smoothie. In addition, coaches may bring in their teams and receive a 10 percent discount on regular priced items.

For more information, readers may call 537-5979 or find Miss Calee's on Facebook.

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Hempfield Rec Sets Programs August 29, 2014

Hempfield Rec Center, 950 Church St., Landisville, has set its schedule of upcoming programs for children and teens. For more information or to register, readers may visit www.hempfieldrec.com or call 898-3102, ext. 38.

Swim America lessons for preschool and school-age children will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, or Saturdays starting Monday, Sept. 8, with variable times. More information on this program can be received by calling Gwyn Atkinson at 892-1523.

Aqua Tots is designed to get children ages 6 months to 36 months (with parent or caregiver) acclimated to the water using games and songs. New eight-class sessions will start on Sept. 9 (Tuesday/Thursday) or Oct. 4 (Saturday).

A golf clinic for ages 8 to 12 will be offered at Four Seasons Golf Course on Tuesday, Sept. 16, through Friday, Sept. 19, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (one session only). Golf etiquette, proper set-up and swing fundamentals will be covered, and all equipment will be provided.

Tiny Tots Tennis will be an introduction to tennis for 3- to 4-year-olds. A new six-week session will be held on Mondays from 5 to 5:30 p.m. starting Sept. 8.

Active Tots will teach children ages 3 to 6 the basics of several sports through games and drills using balls, cones, parachutes and other equipment. The six-week session will start Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Tiny Tots Terrific Tuesdays for ages 3 to 6 and under will be held on Tuesdays through Dec. 23 from 10 to 10:45 a.m., with themes weekly. The program is designed to get children moving with story time, crafts and games. An adult is required to stay with the child.

Tiny Tots Open Gym for age 6 and under will feature open play in the gym, with balls, parachutes, scooters and tumble mats available. An adult is required to stay with the child. The program will be held on Fridays from Oct. 3 through mid-December from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The program will be free for Hempfield Rec members, with nonmembers paying weekly.

Tiny Tots Kiddie Cookin' for ages 2 to 6 will enable participants to make a tasty treat they can take home or eat in class, including mini-pizzas, pancakes or applesauce. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The program will be held on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon starting Sept. 18. Preregistration is required one week prior to each session.

Preschool music classes for ages 18 months to 5 years will include activities designed to foster a love of music. Through singing, playing, movement and a parent/caregiver's participation, children will learn in a playful, nurturing environment. The classes will be taught by a certified music educator with more than 24 years of experience working with children. The gatherings will be held on Mondays from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. starting Sept. 15; two sessions will be offered.

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Fairorth Earns College Degree August 29, 2014

Julia Fairorth of Manheim has graduated from LIM College in New York City.

She received a degree in fashion merchandising.

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Environmental Programs Set August 29, 2014

Governor Dick Environmental Center has posted its upcoming programs. Attendees should meet at the Environmental Center, located on Pinch Road in Mount Gretna. Programs are free unless stated otherwise, but preregistration is required by emailing governordick@hotmail.com or calling 964-3808. Registrants should leave a name and phone number in case of cancellation.

On Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m, there will be a Webelos Naturalist Workshop where Scouts can earn their pin by completing the required study areas. A fee per Scout has been set.

A fast-paced 5- to 6-mile fitness hike will be held on Sunday, Sept. 14, at 9 a.m. Also on Sept. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m., the Beauty in Our Backyard art auction and craft sale fundraiser to benefit the park will take place.

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