Out and About

April 04, 2002
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MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Paul Rogat Loeb's lecture will be on his book, "Soul of a Citizen," exploring how to make a difference despite obstacles. The public is invited. Mercersburg Academy, Boone Hall Theatre. 7 p.m. Free. For information, call 1-717-328-2151.

Tuesday, April 9

Author will speak

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Robert Putnam, author of "Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community," will speak at Shippensburg University, Old Main Chapel, 1871 Old Main Drive. 8 p.m. Free. Call 1-717-477-1202.

Wednesday, April 10

Women's studies lecture

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Women's Studies Program at Shepherd College will sponsor a lecture titled "What Changed for Women in the Twentieth Century" by Susan Hartmann, professor of history at Ohio State University. Cumberland Room of the College Center. 8 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 11

Coach presents European tour

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd College basketball coach Betsy Blose will present a lecture titled "An All-Star Women's Basketball Team's Tour of Europe." Cumberland Room of the College Center. 8 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Business expo

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The expo will have more than 30 business vendors. Laird Hall, Wilson College. 2 to 8 p.m., chamber mixer from 4 to 7 p.m. $5. Call 1-717-597-4610.

Through May 21

Master gardeners seminar

FREDERICK, Md. - As part of a series, a seminar is held each Tuesday at the Maryland Cooperative Extension Office, Frederick County, 330 Montevue Ave. 7 p.m. The topic for April 9 is Perfecting Your Lawn. Seminars are $7 per session plus a materials cost, if any, for up to four seminars; or $5 per session plus materials cost for five or more seminars. Walk-in cost is $10 per session, plus materials cost. Call 301-694-1595.

April 6 to May 24

Spring at Longwood Gardens

KENNET SQUARE, Pa. - Acres of spring return to Longwood Gardens. Visitors can explore the gardens' 1,050 acres and discover wildflowers, ideas for their own gardens, and grand sweeps of color everywhere. Longwood also offers daily visitor programs, including gardening demonstrations, flower shows, children's activities, and concerts. Long Wood Gardens, U.S. 1. Outdoor gardens, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; conservatory, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The picnic grove is open during garden hours. The Terrace Restaurant and The Garden Shop is open daily. Admission is $12, adults or $8 on Tuesdays; $6 for ages 16 to 20; $2 for ages 6 to 15; and free for ages younger than 6. For informatoin, call 1-610-388-1000 or write to Longwood Gardens, P.O. Box 501, Kennett Square, PA 19348-0501. For recorded information, call 1-800-737-5500 or visit on the Web.

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