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Out and About

April 04, 2002

Dances


Saturday, April 6

Ballroom dance party

7 to 10 p.m., Maugansville Ruritan Building, Maugansville. Jim Powers at the Yamaha Organ. $4. Call 301-791-1551.

Exhibits


Continuing

African-American art - final week

A show celebrating the accomplishments of Black American artists continues through Sunday, April 7. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. 301-739-5727.

Display of marine art


Featuring more than 40 works of contemporary American Marine Art. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. 301-739-5727 or telecommunications device for the deaf 301-739-5764. Through Monday, April 22.

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19th-Century Highlights


Featuring portrait, still life and genre works, along with sculpture and decorative arts through Sunday, April 28. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. 301-739-5727 or telecommunications device for the deaf 301-739-5764.

Women's art on view


An exhibit of works by American women featuring paintings, sculpture and decorative arts from 1850 to the present. Through Sunday, May 12. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. 301-739-5727 or telecommunications device for the deaf 301-739-5764.

Enigmatic constructions


MONT ALTO, Pa. - Megan Weikle will exhibit constructions, box art, and works on paper. Penn State Mont Alto, Library. Through April 26. Mondays through Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fridays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 10 p.m. Call 1-717-749-6156.

"Days Between"


An exhibit of sculpture, fine crafts and paintings by Jon Sutter and Ed Ramsberg. Washington County Arts Council, 41 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Through Saturday, April 20. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, call 301-791-3132.

Student Art Exhibit


FREDERICK, Md. - A student art exhibit featuring works by Hood College students. Hood College, Hodson Gallery, Tatem Arts Center. Open daily 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Through Thursday, April 18. 1-301-663-3131 or go to www.hood.edu on the Web.

"Teachers and Students"


An exhibit of works done in watercolor and oil. Mansion House Art Center, City Park, Hagerstown. Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Opens April 5. Runs through April 28. Reception, Sunday, April 14. 301-797-6813.

Glass exhibit


GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Glass artist William Carlson will display his works. Gettysburg College, Schmucker Hall, Gettysburg, Pa. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; weekends, 1 to 4 p.m. Though April 14. 1-717-337-6806 or e-mail to jhale@gettysburg.edu.

Bronze elephant


A sculpture by artist Rembrandt Bugatti will be on exhibit. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. 301-739-5727 or telecommunications device for the deaf 301-739-5764.




Family

Saturdays

Fractured Fairy Tales

MIDDLETOWN, Va. - A different take on children's fairy tales. Wayside Theatre, 7853 Main St., Middletown, Va. Through April 27. 11 a.m. Tickets cost $5. For information, call 1-540-869-1776 or go to www.waysidetheatre.org on the Web.

Today

Open House

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Shalom Christian Academy's open house for prospective parents. No appointment necessary. Shalom Christian Academy, 126 Social Island Road, Chambersburg, Pa. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 1-717-375-2223.

Saturday, April 6

Children's Fair

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Featuring activities for children ages 4 to 12 years old. Balloons, games, entertainment, displays, petting zoo, McGruff the Crime Dog and the Shippensburg German Band. Shippensburg University, Heiges Field House, Shippensburg, Pa. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free admission. 1-717-477-1202.

2002 Choral Festival


Williamsport - The Washington County Public Schools Music Department will present a non-competitive festival featuring choral ensembles from the area. Springfield Middle School, 334 Sunset Ave. 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 301-766-2996.

Monday, April 8

Seminars for homeschoolers

Amy Huffman will be holding seminars for homeschoolers designed to answer questions for those exploring homeschooling. Home and School Connection, 18022 Maugans Ave., Hagerstown. 6:30 p.m. Free. Register at least two days in advance. 1-877-766-0699.

Wednesday, April 10

Mornings with Miss Mary

A story and craft time for children ages 3 to 6. Free. Home and School Connection, 18022 Maugans Ave., Hagerstown. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 301-766-0699.

Thursday, April 11

Wildflower Walk

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