Out & About calendar for April 18

April 18, 2002

Friday, April 19

A Rock N Roll Dance Party

Featuring Sure Gold, The Cruisers and Flash Point playing '50s, '60s, '70s and '80s music. The Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, Carlisle, Pa. 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets cost $10 in advance, and $15 at the door. 1-717-243-1717 or 1-800-692-7315.

Saturday, April 20

A history of quilt-making

CUMBERLAND, Md. - "A Mother's Love," illustrated with 65 doll quilts, traces the history of quilt-making from 1780 to 1940. Dessert tea included. The Gordon-Roberts House, 218 Washington St. 1 to 3 p.m. Advanced tickets required.

1-301-777-8678 or go on the Web to

Sunday, April 21

Civil War artist visits

Mort Kunstler will be appearing. Antietam Gallery, 17320 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call


Continuing Marine art display concludes

Featuring more than 40 works of contemporary American Marine Art. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Monday, April 22. 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 exhibits constructions, box art, and works on paper. Penn State Mont Alto, Library. Through Friday, 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. For information, call 1-717-749-6156.

"Days Between" wraps up

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. Thurday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, call 301-791-3132.

Last day for student art show

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

"Teachers and Students"

An exhibit of works done in watercolor and oil by students of Ruth Durbin, Snuffy Hartman, Liz Hurley, Clyde Roberts, Laura Shindle, and Bob Wantz. Mansion House Art Center, City Park, Hagerstown. Runs through April 28. Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. 301-797-6813.

Monday, April 29

Older artists' work sought

Chambersburg, Pa. - Officials at Menno Haven are now accepting original artwork to be shown in the 14th annual Older American's Month Art Exhibit. Entries are welcome in several media, including oils, watercolor, collage and wood carving. The deadline for submissioins is April 29. Call 1-717-261-2365 for information.


Spring concert, open house

Featuring Heritage Academy high school choir and elementary choir with solos and ensembles. Heritage Academy, 12215 Walnut Point West, Hagerstown. Free. 7 p.m. 301-582-2600.

Friday, April 19

Trains for Kids to Run

Thomas the Tank Engine, a McDonald's train and other trains on a toy train layout designed for children to operate. Through Sunday, April 21. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., U.S. 11, Hagerstown. 1 to 5 p.m. $3 for adults, 50 cents for ages 12 and younger. 301-739-4665.

Saturday, April 20

MS Walk

SHARPSBURG, Md. - Five-mile walk at 10 a.m. at Antietam National Battlefield. For information, call 1-800-FIGHT-MS or e-mail or go on the Web to

Friday, April 26

Children's literature festival

FROSTBURG, Md. - Featuring award-winning authors and illustrators. Frostburg State University, FSU Lane University Center. Beginning Friday at 4 p.m. Also Saturday, April 27. Admission is limited and by registration only. For information, call 1-301-687-4420.

Thursday, April 18

Story time

Sharpsburg Public Library, 3:30 p.m. Featuring stories and activities. Free for ages 3 to 5. For information, call 301-432-8825.

Family story time

Washington County Free Library, 7 p.m. Mr. Jeff will present stories for the whole family. Free.

Friday, April 19

Preschool story time

Washington County Free Library, 11 a.m. Share stories and activities. Free for ages 3 to 5.

Preschool story time

Williamsport Memorial Library, 1:30 p.m. Featuring stories and films. Free for ages 3 to 5. For information, call 301-223-7027.

Lap-sit for Infants

Hancock Library, 2:30 p.m. Featuring stories, finger plays and songs. Free for newborns through 24 months (children content to sit for approximately 20 minutes with caregiver). For information, call 301-678-5300.

Tuesday, April 23

Story time

Clear Spring Branch, L.P. Snyder Library, 3:30 p.m. Featuring stories, activities and crafts. Free for ages 3 and older. For information, call 301-842-2730.

Wednesday, April 24

Story time

Hancock Library, 1 p.m. Featuring stories and activities. Free for ages 3 to 5. For information, call 301-678-5300.

Story time

Boonsboro Free Library, 3:30 p.m. Featuring stories and activities. Free for ages 3 and older.

Thursday, April 25

Story time

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