FREDERICK, Md. - Friday, April 26, 7:30 p.m., Frederick Church of the Brethren fellowship hall, Fairview and West 2nd Street. An interdenominational Christian singles group. Frederick Church of the Brethren's music and drama department has invited the group to be the dress rehearsal audience for its spring show. Bring a snack or soft drink to share. Call 1-301-695-5174 or 1-301-416-8739 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, April 27
9 a.m., Junction 808 Restaurant, 808 Noland Drive, Hagerstown. For information about the group, call Dick, 301-824-5200; or Virginia, 301-739-8990.
Sunday, April 28
Singles Meet Singles on Sunday
6 to 10 p.m., Williamsport American Legion, Post 202, 400 American Legion Ave., Williamsport. Music by D.V.K Entertainment. For ages 26 and older. Casual dress, no tank tops or hats. Cash bar, door prizes. $6. Call Dee, 1-304-274-6165.
Tuesday, April 30
6 p.m., Williamsport Legion, Md. 68. For information about the group, call Dick, 301-824-5200; or Virginia, 301-739-8990.
Friday, May 3
Singles Meet Singles on Friday
8 p.m. to midnight, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1936, 70 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. For ages 26 and older. Casual dress; no tank tops or hats. Cash bar, door prizes. $6. Music by D.V.K. Entertainment. Call Dee, 1-304-274-6165.
Program on mental health and addictions
FREDERICK, Md. - Melissa Bartles, a representative from the Mental Health, Addictions and Prevention Services of Washington County will present a program. Bartles works with women who have past or current involvement with the criminal justice system and who struggle with substance abuse and/or mental illness. Hood College, Rosenstock Hall Auditorium, 401 Rosemont Ave. 7 p.m. Free. Call Holly Haynes, 1-301-360-2898.
Saturday, April 27
The Quilt Show Exhibit
Quilting Bee, child with adult hands-on program. The Gordon-Roberts House, 218 Washington St., Cumberland, Md. 1 to 3 p.m. Advanced tickets required. 301-777-8678 or go to www.historyhouse.allconet.org on the Web.
Market Fair and Rifle Frolic
BIG POOL - Portrayals of life as it was on the American frontier from 1640 through 1840, with artisans, craftsmen and sutlers amidst historical encampments. Through Sunday, April 28. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road. Thursday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $3 per person, and free for children younger than age 6. Call 301-842-2155.
Professors Mike Harsh and Dave Warner are the guest speakers. Harsh, professor of speech, English and drama, and Warner, professor of music and humanities division chair, will present information regarding academic freedom and student artistic expression. Some material may be considered offensive. Audience members will be asked to role-play as students, faculty and administrators in resolving art-related academic freedom issues. The material for the lecture comes from Warner's book "Opinions of Administrators, Faculty and Students Regarding Academic Freedom and Student Artistic Expression." Hagerstown Community College, William M. Brish Library, 11400 Robinwood Drive. Free, open to the public.
Friday, April 26
Rami George Khouri will speak
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Khouri, former editor-in-chief of the Jordan Times and a political analyst and internationalist journalist, will explore the links between religion, identity, national history and governance systems, and how identity and values enter those governance systems. Mercersburg Academy chapel, 300 E. Seminary St. 10 a.m. Free. Call 1-717-328-2151.