• Frank “Misa” Grunwald, 82, was one of fewer than 300 children to escape death during the "camp-ghetto" at Terezin (or Theresienstadt) in the Czech Republic. A documentary about his experiences, “Misa’s Fugue,” directed by Ephrata native, Sean Gaston, will be screened April 19 at Ephrata Main Theatre. (Photo provided by Sean Gaston)
    Screenings at Ephrata Main

    The Ephrata Main Theatre will have special screenings of two unique films this weekend. On Saturday, April 18, The Main will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of John Hughes’ classic film “The Breakfast Club,” at...

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    Ragtime Willi: it’s cheaper than therapy

    Funky folk is finding its way back to Lititz with the Ragtime Willi Band, who’ll be performing at JoBoy’s Brew Pub on April 20 and the Lititz Public Library on April 23. Although they are Womelsdorf-based, the...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Gala will benefit Arc

    The Arc of Lancaster County invites the community to its first Light Up the Night Gala on Saturday, May 2, at 6 p.m. at Bent Creek Country Club, Lititz. The event will feature dinner, dancing and a...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Spam a little for ‘Spamalot’

    Ephrata Performing Arts Center, Darrenkamp’s Supermarkets, and the Lancaster County Council of Churches have teamed up for “SPAM For a Cause,” a joint effort to raise foodstuffs to help fill the LCCC’s new food bank on N....

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Skeeball wizard: Comedic documentary being shown at Penn Cinema

    From his boredom on the beach as a kid, Aaron Re has come a long way. His outlet was skeeball. And the 45-year-old southcentral Pennsylvania resident went from winning water park passes in Wildwood’s boardwalk arcades to...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • The final Rotary Travelogue of the 2014-15 season will explore volcanoes of the world, such as these
in Cappadocia, Turkey
    Rotary Travelogue will explore volcanoes

    The last Rotary Club of Lititz Travel & Adventure program will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Warwick High School Performing Arts Center, 301 W. Orange St. There are two performances: a matinee at 2 p.m....

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Artist Mara Berzins leads the class through the painting of a
butterfly on a sunflower.
    Crafts & Draughts at JoBoy’s

    Josh Shelley wants you to unlock your inner artist … over a couple of beers. Shelley, the owner of Lancaster-based Crafts & Draughts, is bringing his artistic activities to JoBoy’s Brew Pub every second Tuesday. Crafts &...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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    Shane Speal’s Snake Oil Band coming to Eicher

    Shane Speal’s Snake Oil Band will perform its distinctive, audience-pleasing mix of old-time blues and modern rock music on April 19 at 2 p.m. at the Eicher Arts Center, 409 Cocalico St., Ephrata Borough. With Speal singing,...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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    The Districts live on XPN Friday

    This Friday, April 3, at noon, WXPN 88.5 will feature The Districts on their “Free At Noon” show. The band will be broadcast performing live to a sold-out crowd at the World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. \...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    ‘The Breakfast Club’ turns 30

    The Ephrata Main Theatre will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of John Hughes’ classic coming-of-age film, “The Breakfast Club,” with two Saturday showings April 4 and 18, both at 10 a.m. Released in March of...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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