Out & About

November 30, 1999


Multicultural Gospel Concert

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. ? Featuring Eastern Panhandle Voices of Praise, Christian comedienne Platinum, Lily of the Valley Evangel Church choir and others. 6 to 9 p.m.; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. Free-will offering. Call Kip Washington at 1-703-392-8003 or e-mail, go to, or call Apollo Civic Theatre at 1-304-263-6766.

Community chorus

MERCERSBURG, Pa. ?� Mercersburg Area Community Chorus and soloists will present a spring concert featuring Mendelssohn's "Elijah." 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 9. Mercersburg Academy Chapel, 300 E. Seminary St. Free-will offering.

Larry Bish

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. ? Larry Bish will present classic rock and jazz standards. 8 p.m. The Red Guitar Coffee Bar, 504 N. Washington St. Free admission. Call 1-304-258-3809.


Mozart concert

Kathleen Rosenfeld and John Wickelgren will perform violin, piano and vocal works exploring varied musical genres of Mozart. 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727.

Lincoln's coffin

FREDERICK, Md. ? A replica of Abraham Lincoln's coffin will be on display. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St. $5, adults; $3.50, ages 10 to 16; and free for ages 9 and younger. Call 1-301-695-1864 or go to

Valley Art Association

Inspirations is the theme for Valley Art Association's April exhibit. Meet artist Anna Hogbin today. The Mansion House Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Call 301-797-6813.

Photo show

Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon features 72 art photos ? in-cludes color, black-and-white and digitally enhanced images. Continues through Sunday, April 9. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

'Beauty and the Beast' closes

WILLIAMSPORT ? The final show of "Beauty and the Beast" is at 2:30 p.m. today. Williamsport High School auditorium. Tickets are $9 and $10. Call 301-766-8433.


FREDERICK, Md. ?� Academy Award-winning movie about race and discrimination in urban America. 12:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick, 4880 Elmer Derr Road. Call 1-301-473-7680 or go to

Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt

MONT ALTO, Pa. ?� Open to children and families in the surrounding communities. Children will be divided into three age categories up to age 10. 3 p.m. Meet in the lobby of the Multipurpose Activities Center at Penn State Mont Alto. Free. Call the Campus Life office at 1-717-749-6156.

German Easter traditions

Tours on the German origins of a wide variety of Easter customs, including bunnies, fiery wheels, special foods and colored eggs. Tours take approximately 30 minutes. 2 to 5 p.m. today. Jonathan Hager House and Museum, City Park, Hagerstown. $2; free for ages 5 and younger. Call 301-739-8393.


The Petite Chartres and the Cretan labyrinths will be open to the public. 1 to 3 p.m. Grounds of Unitarian Universalist Church, 13245 Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown. Free. Go to www.uuhag

Chess night

Open to all ages and skill levels. Boards provided. 6 to 9 p.m. Sundays. Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping Center, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-5040.

This week

â-  Monday, April 10

'Hate-Free Millennium'


The Shepherd University Office of Multicultural Student Affairs will screen the documentary "Journey to a Hate Free Millennium." 7 p.m. Storer Ballroom of the Student Center. Shepherd University. Free. Call 1-304-876-5453.

Scottish country dance

WALKERSVILLE, Md. ?� For ages 12 and older. 7:30 p.m. Mondays. Walkersville Town Hall. $55 per semester. Call Valerie Hill at 301-739-4553.

â-  Tuesday, April 11

Open-mic poetry

Sign up and read original, family-oriented poetry. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping Center, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-5040.

$2 Tuesdays

Skating with contests, games and prizes. 7 to 9:30 p.m. Family Skating Center, 17333 Virginia Ave., Hagers-town. $2 admission plus skate rental. Call 301-582-2020 or 1-866-SKATE-00.

ABCs of Stress Management

WILLIAMSPORT ?� Cindy Earle, coordinator of health education at Washington County Hospital, will share insight into the causes of stress, ways to diminish stress and proper approaches to manage stress positively. 7 pm. Twin Oaks Assisted Living at Williamsport Retirement Village, 154 N. Artizan St. Free. Space is limited. For reservations, call 301-223-7971.

â-  Wednesday, April 12

Spring film festival

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