October 14, 2008

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AARP: The North Lancaster Chapter 2491 AARP will meet on Friday, Oct. 17, at the Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Ave.

Refreshments will be served at 1 p.m., followed by the program, "Canning - Then and Now," presented by Nancy Wiker of the Penn State Extension Service.

For more information, call 394-2415.

BALLET: Millersville University will host the world premiere of the American Repertory ballet "Worlds End. And Worlds Begin" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, Lyte Auditorium.

The ballet features music composed by Rusty Banks, a faculty member in Millersville's music department. The Millersville choir will also perform.

Tickets are $20 for the general public, $15 for seniors, and $5 for Millersville students.

Tickets can be purchased at the Student Memorial Center, by calling 872-3811, or online at www.MUTicketsOnline.com.

ARC BENEFIT: The Arc of Lancaster County, a nonprofit organization supporting those with intellectual and related disabilities, will hold a "Celebrations" exhibit and Basket Bonanza from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road.

The exhibit will feature talents, hobbies and interests of those whom the Arc serves, including trophies from the Special Olympics.

The Basket Bonanza will feature a raffle of theme-related baskets. Refreshments and entertainment will be provided.

Ticket cost $5 in advance or $6 at the door. For more information or tickets, call 394-5251.

GIVEAWAY: Central Manor Church, Route 999, west of Millersville, will hold a clothing giveaway from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.

Good used men's, women's and children's clothing will be available free of charge.

For more information, call 872-2772.

LIBRARY BENEFIT: Milanof-Schock Library will hold its sixth annual benefit auction on Saturday, Oct. 18, at Groff Farm Golf Club, 650 Pinkerton Road, Mount Joy.

The event starts at 5 p.m. with a reception and silent auction, followed by raffles, dinner and a live auction.

Dinner includes roast loin of pork, roast fresh turkey or a vegetarian entree.

Cost is $40 per person. For tickets, call 653-1510 for tickets. A full list of auction items is available at www.mslibrary.org.

YARD SALE: The Lancaster County Mothers of Twins Club will hold its annual fall yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road.

Approximately 70 tables will be available with a variety of children's clothes, equipment, toys and books.

YOUTH MINISTRY: Lancaster Bible College and Graduate School, 901 Eden Road, will host a Presence-Centered Youth Ministry Conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.

Mike King, president and CEO of the youth ministry organization YouthFront, will lead the conference, which is geared toward youth workers and pastors.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. in the Good Shepherd Chapel.

Cost is $35 per person. For more information or tickets, call 569- 7071 or visit www.lbc.edu and click on "Event News/Order Tickets."

CPR: Ephrata Community Hospital, in conjunction with the American Heart Association, will offer a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for healthcare providers from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Cocalico Center for Health, 63 W. Church St., Stevens.

Cost is $55 per person, which includes instruction book and a pocket mask.

A one-way air valve face mask is required and is available for $10.

For more information or to register, call 336-6578.

TURKEY: Caernarvon Fire Company, 2145 Main St., Narvon, will hold its annual fall turkey supper from 1 p.m. to sellout Saturday, Oct. 18.

Meals are served family style. Take-outs are available.

Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children.

HOLIDAY PLANNING: Professional organizer Janet Tamburro will present a free workshop, "How to Plan and Enjoy the Holidays," at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Gold Cafe, 301 Centerville Road.

Learn how to avoid overspending, set goals, streamline calendars and discover a host of free, online resources to help manage the holiday season.

To register, call 201-3479.

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