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Out & About calendar

April 11, 2002
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Rotary Golf Tournament is open to the public but limited to 116 entries. $125 entrance fee due by Monday, April 15. Blind team drawings will be Wednesday, April 24. Tournament starts at noon Thursday, April 25. Fountain Head Country Club, Hagerstown. Shotgun start 1:30 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. cocktails and dinner will be served followed by an awards presentation at 7:30 p.m. Call Bob Ernst, 301-733-5454.

Tuesday, April 16

Marine biologist speaks

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Carole Baldwin, Smithsonian Institute marine biologist, will unveil the mysteries of ocean life through a multimedia presentation of her research on the Galapagos Islands. Shippensburg University, Old Main Chapel, 1871 Old Main Drive. 8 p.m. Free. Call 1-717-477-1202.

Grahame Russell speaks


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - International human rights attorney speaks on "Endangered! The Earth and its Defenders: Globalization, Human Rights, and the Environment." Shepherd College, Reynolds Hall. 7 p.m. Free. Call 1-304-876-1545.

NPR president speaks


GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Ken Klose, president and CEO of National Public Radio, will come to Gettysburg College to discuss the effects of recent terrorist attacks on U.S. journalism. Gettysburg College, Schmucker Hall's Luella Musselman Paul Recital Hall. 7 p.m. Free. Reception follows. Call 1-717-337-6801.

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Master gardeners series


FREDERICK, Md. - Master gardeners seminar series every Tuesday at the Maryland Cooperative Extension Office, Frederick County, 330 Montevue Ave. 7 p.m. Topic for April 16 is Pruning Ornamental Shrubs and Trees. 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. Credit cards are not accepted. Call 301-694-1595.

Friday, April 19

Star parties

SHARPSBURG - Members of TriState Astronomers will set up telescopes for public viewing of the night sky. See Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus and deep-sky objects. Bring your own telescope. Also Saturday, April 20; the star parties will be canceled if skies are cloudy. Antietam National Battlefield, Visitors Center. Sunset to 11:30 p.m. Free. Call 301-766-2898 or go on the Web to www.tristateastronomers.org.

Through May 24

Spring at Longwood Gardens

KENNET SQUARE, Pa. - Acres of spring return to Longwood Gardens. Longwood also offers daily visitor programs, including gardening demonstrations, flower shows, children's activities, and concerts. Long Wood Gardens, U.S. 1. 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 information, call 1-610-388-1000 or write to Longwood Gardens, P.O. Box 501, Kennett Square, PA 19348-0501. Call 1-800-737-5500 or visit www.longwoodgardens.org on the Web.

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