Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
FUNDRAISER: East Petersburg Volunteer Fire Company will hold its annual chicken and beef pot pie dinner Saturday at the fire hall, 6076 Pine St.
Take-out quarts, which cost $6, will be available from 9 a.m. until sold out. Dining room service is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. An all-you-can-eat dinner, which includes chicken pot pie, beef pot pie, green beans, applesauce, pepper cabbage, rolls, beverage and dessert, costs $9.50.
For more information call 569-5035.
·"Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance" will be presented Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Millersville University's Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St.
"Of Ebony Embers" is a chamber music theater work that celebrates the lives of great African-American poets Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude McKay as seen through the eyes of muralist and painter Aaron Douglas as well as the music of jazz giants Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, Billy Strayhorn, Thelonius Monk and Charles Mingus. It includes concert music by Jeffrey Mumford and George Walker.
The performance is part of the 2013 celebrations of the 90th anniversary of the founding of the NAACP Lancaster Branch and the Crispus Attucks Center.
Cost is $6, with funds being used for the anniversary events.
For more information or tickets, call 872-3811 or visit muticketsonline.com.
·The Lancaster Group of the Sierra Club will hold a program on "Organic Vegetable Gardening" at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road.
Speaker will be Michele Pique, Penn State Master Gardener and chair of Lancaster's Youth Intervention Center Master Gardener Program. Her presentation will offer an updated approach to organic gardening.
The program is free and open to the public.
For more information, visit lancastersierraclub.org, email email@example.com or call 892-2026.
·Charlotte Daw Paulsen, an award-winning mezzo-soprano, will perform "Opera for Every Ear" at Garden Spot Village Saturday as part of the community's Saturday Evening Concert Series.
The concert will start at 7 p.m. in the chapel at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave.
The concert is free but donations will be accepted at the door.
For more information, call 355-6000.
·The Conestoga Area Historical Society, 51 Kendig Road, Conestoga, will host a concert featuring the Music for Everyone Lancaster Community Chorus Sunday.
The Music for Everyone chorus was founded in May 2010 on the premise that there should be a place for people to sing for the sheer joy of singing. They are a non-audition, all-ages, multi-cultural body of singers, free from the constraints of mandatory practices and performances.
The concert will be held in Gundel Hall at 3:30 p.m.
Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.
For more information, call the society at 872-1699 or visit pennmanorhistory.org.
CONFERENCE: Early Childhood Innovative Connections will host a conference for early childhood educators and business professionals on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 8:30 a.m. at Luther Acres Manor, Lititz.
Participants will choose from a variety of training workshops that touch on important issues impacting the youngest learners. John Weiser, national expert on shared services for early childhood programs, will open the conference with a keynote address.
ECIC is a nonprofit shared services organization that formed in the summer of 2012. Currently 10 centers throughout Lancaster County participate.
To register for the conference, contact Gloria at 588-4800.
For more information, visit http://ecinnovativeconnections.org.
WOMAN: The Millersville Woman's Club will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 222 N. George St., Millersville.
The program will be "Tai Chai for Strength and Stamina." The speaker will be Jeannie Peck, doctor of natural medicines. She teaches classes for the Arthritis Foundation.
For more information, call Marilyn Hite, 872-2051.
WOMAN: The Hempfield Woman's Club will meet Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Leaf Manor, 2901 Harrisburg Pike, Landisville.
The group will be learning Zentangle, a drawing method created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.
There will be a fee for supplies.
For more information, call Lynn Krantz at 898-8486.
POSTCARD: The Lancaster County Postcard Club will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at the Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road.
The program will be member participation with the theme of "A Favorite Postcard." A brief 7 p.m. business meeting is planned.
The exhibit theme (single card) for the month is "Clocks."
For more information, visit playle.com/clubs/lancaster/ or contact Tom Beck at 627-7732 or firstname.lastname@example.org.