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October 2020

Free

Virtual Climate Change Chat with Senator Casey

October 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join PennEnvironment and U.S. Senator Bob Casey to discuss climate change in Pennsylvania. We’ll talk about the impacts of climate change we’re already seeing across the state and what more is to come, as well as the solutions we’ve already got at our fingertips to ensure a healthy and livable climate for all Pennsylvanians. We’ll also have time for attendees to ask Senator Casey questions about climate action here in Pennsylvania and what’s going on with climate policy in Congress.…

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Free

SHOW OFF! – a Young Artist Online Showcase

October 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 17, 2020

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 18, 2020

Open Stage presents Show Off! A Young Artist Showcase October 16, 17 @ 7:00pm October 18 @2:00pm Open Stage is proud to present this showcase of talent from young artists at The Alsedek Theatre School. Featuring music, dance, monologues, and comedy from young artists ages 10-17. You'll be blown away by the massive talent these kids have! Free to view on Open Stage's FB page and YouTube Channel as part of our "Theatre is Priceless" 35th Season. RSVP and Donate…

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Free

Scary Stories

October 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 31, 2020

Scary Stories presented by the Teen Studio at The Alsedek Theatre School October 30 and 31 @ 7:00pm October 31 at 2:00pm Who doesn't like a scary story? Stories that we used to tell in the dark and through hushed whispers are finding new life in online urban legends and creepy pastas. Campfires are being replaced by chat rooms and video meetups, and a handful of teens find out that the infamous ghost stories circulating the internet might be more…

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November 2020

$20

Pádraig Ó Tuama Poetry and prayer in times of conflict

November 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Lessons from an Irish Poet and Peacemaker Pádraig Ó Tuama, world-renowned poet, theologian and host of the Poetry Unbound segment of Krista Tippet’s award-winning initiative On Being, will join us via Zoom from Belfast, Ireland to read selected works on conflict, peacemaking, and reconciliation followed by Q&A. View online or at the in-person watch party at Tellus 360 in downtown Lancaster. Ticket and viewing options available for all or part of the event.

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$20

Pádraig Ó Tuama Poetry and prayer in times of conflict

November 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Lessons from an Irish Poet and Peacemaker Pádraig Ó Tuama, world-renowned poet, theologian and host of the Poetry Unbound segment of Krista Tippet’s award-winning initiative On Being, will join us via Zoom from Belfast, Ireland to read selected works on conflict, peacemaking and reconciliation followed by Q&A. View online or at the in-person watch party at Tellus 360 in downtown Lancaster. Ticket and viewing options available for all or part of the event.

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Free

CONTACT Helpline’s Virtual 50th Anniversary Celebration & Online Auction

November 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

CONTACT’s Helpline’s 50th Anniversary Celebration will start with a Virtual Kickoff and Silent Auction on Nov.19, 2020 at 7PM via Youtube. There will be speakers from various stakeholders, including Rev. Robert Larson, Jr., the founder of the Helpline. CONTACT has provided 50 years of uninterrupted 24/7 service to Central Pennsylvanians, and has been a critical life line to pandemic assistance.  

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December 2020

Free

Entrepreneur Networking (ONLINE)

December 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

If you own a business this event is for you. If you are starting a business this event is for you. If you like being around other people with an entrepreneurial bent, this event is for you. This event is all about meeting people you want to know. Share a little about yourself and find out what everyone else is all about. It is that easy. Then you can follow up after if it makes sense. I hope you can…

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free

Women and One Acts (and Monologues!) Covid Comedy Edition (laughing to keep from crying)

December 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 16, 2020 at 7:00pm

Join us again in honoring Women’s History Month. In these crazy and uncertain times, let us come together once again to tell women’s stories...this year with the spirit of humor! This short collection of comedic yet poignant female monologues and short scenes will be sure to entertain! — “As soap is to the body, so laughter is to the soul.” - Yiddish Proverb Women ages 18 and up! Because this play is totally virtual, you do not need to be…

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February 2021

Free

Reclaiming Our Time

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Reclaiming Our Time is a collective space for Black and Brown communities to recognize the systemic inequities endured while celebrating excellence and the unwavering ability to have joy. Together, this space will reclaim our time to gather, uplift, and mend as a people. Join us on February 28th for a virtual brunch and discussion on Meeting our Hair: A Liberatory Experience. This space will explore how Black natural hair informs our identity and critical consciousness as a form of resistance.…

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March 2021

$10

Dvorak & Strauss: DIGITAL CONCERT

March 13 @ 7:30 pm - March 15 @ 7:30 pm

RICHARD STRAUSS Suite in B-Flat Major ARTHUR BIRD Serenade for Wind Instruments ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK Serenade for Wind Instruments York Symphony Orchestra’s Digital concerts begin with a livestream premiere followed by 48-hour concert access. Don’t be fooled by the lack of strings, this wind ensemble concert features some of the finest symphonic repertoire ever written. Suite in B-Flat Major famously launched Strauss’ career due to the composition’s lyrical quality and fine craftsmanship that features each wind instrument. Influenced by Mozart’s Wind…

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Home Goods Show Call for Art

March 22

Artists are invited to submit 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional pieces of artwork and handcrafted items for Goods Show, a group display of on-trend artwork and home goods, perfect for spring decorating and that complement the trends and colors of the season. Entry fees are $10 per piece and free for PCCA members. RSVP Deadline: Monday, March 22 - Submit your intention to participate and 3 sample images to missy@perrycountyarts.org. Find full entry details at http://www.perrycountyarts.org/call-for-artists.

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April 2021

Poetry Contest

April 16

Perry County Council of the Arts is now accepting entries for its 23rd Annual Poetic Excellence Awards. Anyone may enter; however, only Perry County residents will be eligible for the title of Perry County Poet Laureate. Other prizes include First, Second, Third, Honorable Mention and the Kenneth P. Allen Award for poems written in any form with the theme of “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” chosen by last year’s KPA Award winner Crystal Flauaus, as well as the new…

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Free

Jam for SAAM

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Online at https://www.stationonecfa.org/ Details: YWCA Lancaster is Partnering with Station One Center for the Arts to put on a virtual concert of local Lancaster artists. To attend the virtual concert and participate in activities for a chance to win prizes, check out Station One’s website. Proceeds support victim survivors of harassment, abuse, and assault receiving services at the Sexual Assault Prevention and Counseling Center at YWCA Lancaster. Contact: Samantha Thiry at sthiry@ywcalancaster.org 717-823-6020.

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June 2021

Free

York Story Slam: Happy Days

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Monthly Story Slam event. The theme for June is HAPPY DAYS. York Story Slam is a monthly gathering where storytellers share TRUE, personal stories, according to the following rules: Story should reflect the theme of that evening Story should be true to the best of your recollection Should be your story – you are the/a central character Story should be about five minutes long No notes, no props – just you and the microphone The winning storyteller at each event…

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September 2021

Free

Youth Arts Competition

September 21 - October 27

Help us fight the Coronavirus pandemic by creating a piece of work that encourages vaccination for the welfare of everyone in your community. All forms of art are welcome: painting, drawing, creative writing, photography, dance, film, etc. First place- $100 and will be featured on our social media pages Second place- $75 Third place- $50 The competition is open to all High School students. Submission link- https://www.formpl.us/form/2024016193 Deadline is October 27, 2021 This competition has been organized by the World…

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Free

York Story Slam: Homesick

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

York Story Slam is a monthly gathering where eight storytellers share TRUE stories based on that month’s theme. We’ll host our September 21 story slam via Zoom. The theme is Homesick. There is no charge to register. The event is pay-what-you-can; we will gratefully accept contributions via Venmo during the event and put them toward future events, but a donation is not required to attend and enjoy the virtual slam. You must register in order to watch. Once you register,…

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Free

Benefit Auction of the Art Collection of Raymonde DeSabres Plaut

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Now through Sunday, September 26 the public has an opportunity to bid on a piece of the art collection of Raymonde DeSabres Plaut. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area and The Art Association of Harrisburg. The auction is now available for preview and bidding online. Born in 1925 in Le Chatelet, France, Ré became a member of the French resistance as a teenager. She later married Navy Captain Martin Renatus Plaut while working for Air France; the couple…

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November 2021

Free

(ONLINE) Entrepreneur Networking

November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

November is a special month at Entrepreneur Networking. First, because of the Thanksgiving Holiday in the U.S we will only have one event in November instead of our regular schedule of every other Thursday. So don’t miss out on Thursday Nov 11, 2021 at 4:00 PM Eastern Second, we are starting to test some new events. Specifically we tested our Mini Webinar about ‘Google My Business’ To Get Traffic for Your Business. We had our first webinar last week. We…

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