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AHNA Chapter Plans Workshop October 23, 2018

The Lancaster Chapter of the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) will present Deb Gallagher on Thursday, Oct. 25, at Sage Continuing Education, 719 Olde Hickory Road, Suite B, Lancaster. Gallagher will lead a workshop on "Eden Energy Medicine" and teach a 5-minute energy routine.

There is a cost to attend. For more details, readers may contact restoreenergy12@gmail.com or 717-203-9666.


Museum Event Calendar Set October 23, 2018

LancasterHistory.org, 230 N. President Ave., Lancaster, will offer several activities in late October. Events are open to the public. For additional details, including tickets, readers may visit www.lancasterhistory.org or call 717-392-4633.

On Thursday, Oct. 25, the Presidential Lecture Series will feature "The Enduring Friendship of James Buchanan and First Lady Sarah Childress Polk." A reception will begin at 4 p.m., followed by the main presentation from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Ryder Hall. Speaker Dr. Amy Greenberg will explore rumors about James Buchanan's friendship with Sarah Childress Polk. The event is free, and advance reservations are not required.

A Bats and Owls program will be led by a naturalist as part of the Tanger Arboretum Nature Series at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 25. Under the light of the full moon, attendees will learn about different native species of owls and bats and how to attract them to their yards. The event will be held rain or shine. Tickets will be discounted for individuals under age 18. Admission is free for members of the Friends of the Tanger Arboretum, although registration is still required.

A story time program will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. The program will offer children the opportunity to experience history through stories and hands-on activities. A craft or activity inspired by the day's theme will also be available. This program is designed for children ages 4 to 9, but all children are welcome. Story time is free for children and accompanying adults, but reservations are required.

"Go At Your Own Pace" tours of Wheatland will be available on Oct. 27. Tour entries will be permitted every 15 minutes from 1 to 3 p.m. Guides will be stationed throughout the presidential mansion as visitors tour at their own pace. Tickets also include admission to the museum exhibitions at LancasterHistory.org.

Special Events

State of the County Event

York County Economic Alliance (YCEA) will hold its State of the County event on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Dover Area High School, 46 W. Canal St., Dover.

The York County commissioners will speak about county operations, including what is expected for 2019. The program will include highlights and accomplishments of county departments, a county financial breakdown, and an award presentation. The YCEA will provide an economic development update for the county and an overview of the newly formed Land Bank Authority.

The event is free and open to all county residents. Preregistration is requested and is available at www.yceapa.org/events.


Harvest Vegetables Cooking Class

Lititz Public Library, 651 Kissel Hill Road, Lititz, will offer a Harvest Vegetables Cooking class on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Participants will learn how to make two oven-roasted harvest vegetable recipes, as well as use all the vegetables that are abundant at harvest time. Linda Leeking will instruct the class.

Leeking taught home economics and food classes for 24 years at both the high school and college levels, and she served as a district food manager for nine years. She received her bachelor's degree in home economics from Mansfield University and her master's degree in vocational education from Penn State University. She has taught and managed food and kitchen safety, knife skills, and basic through advanced food preparation techniques, including international cuisine.

Space is limited. To register, readers may call the library at 717-626-2255 or email register@lititzlibrary with their name, number of participants, and phone number.

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