out & about for saturday 4/6

April 08, 2002

Children's Fair

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. Today, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free admission. 1-717-477-1202.

2002 Choral Festival

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

Sixties soul hits

The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Today, 8 p.m. Tickets cost $30 and $25 plus Maryland Theatre service charge. For information, call 301-790-2000.

Animal Jam

Benefits the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County. This year's bands include Funk Me Fester, Bob Simpson and Dark Horse Band and Arnold Smith. Cliffside Inn, U.S. 340. Today, tickets are $8 at the door. For information, visit on the Web.


Bluegrass gospel

Featuring The Stevens Family, Guilford Station and Higher Ground. Williamson Ruritan. Today, 6 p.m. Admission is free but a free will offering will be taken. For information, call 1-304-267-8858 or 1-717-328-3057.

Spring concert

Featuring the Hood Choir singing works such as "Messe des Pcheures de Villerville," "Hallelujah" and "A Hymn For Our Time." Hood College, Coffman Chapel Auditorium. Today, 7 p.m. For information, call 1-301-696-3800.

'Li'l Abner'

Based on the classic comic strip by Al Capp. Smithsburg High School, Smithsburg. Today, 7:30 p.m. All seats are reserved. Tickets cost $6 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and ages 12 and younger. Saturday, April 13, special dinner theater to benefit SHS Junior class; $10 for adults; $8 for senior citizens and ages 12 and younger. Call 301-766-8337.

'Wake up the Rose Bushes'

Featuring a demonstration by Cumberland Valley Rose Society "consulting rosarians" on springtime pruning of bushes. Memory Garden, Ravenwood Lutheran Village, 1183 Luther Drive, Hagerstown. Today, 10 a.m. to noon. Call 301-797-5305.

Casino Night, Auction

Sponsored by Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. Today, 6 p.m. $75 cost includes gourmet buffet, two complimentary beverages, champagne dessert, and $75 in house money. Call the Chamber office, 301-739-2015, ext. 100 to register. E-mail for information. Visit the auction Web site at

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