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Out & About Calendar

May 02, 2002

Saturday, May 4


Walkersville ballroom dance

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Walkersville Town Hall. Basic, intermediate and advanced Foxtrot lessons will be given. All levels welcome. 1-301-253-2523, 1-540-882-3394 or send e-mail to heckmand@erols.com.

Friday, May 10


Ballroom dance party

MAUGHANSVILLE - 7 to 10 p.m., Maugansville Ruritan Building. $4 per person. Jim Powers at the Yamaha Organ. 301-791-1551.

Today


"Organic Vitality"

FREDERICK, Md. - Works by Dorothea Barrick and Molly O'Connor Knazek. Opening reception, Saturday, May 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. Through Sunday, June 2. Show opens today at The Artists' Gallery, 4 East Church St. Hours are Fridays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Call 1-301-696-8187.

Friday, May 3


County student art show

Works created by students in the Washington County Public Schools. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, June 2. Opening reception, Sunday, May 5, 2:30 to 4 p.m. 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.

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Saturday, May 4


Ceramics show opens

FREDERICK, Md. - "The Art of Clay" features ceramic artists from the region and across the nation. McGuire Fine Arts, 29 E. Patrick St. Hours are Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Call 1-301-695-6567.

Wednesday, May 8


"Textural Expressions"

Paintings by Grace Kisa. Meet the artist Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19. Just Lookin' Gallery, 40 Summit Avenue, Hagerstown. Call 301-714-2278 or 1-800-717-4278 or e-mail justlookin@justlookin.com

Continuing Sculpture exhibition

Featuring Irene Gennaro. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through June 9. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. 301-739-5727.

English ceramics

Featuring British pottery from the 18th and 19th centuries. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through June 9. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. 301-739-5727.

Woodblock prints

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Featuring 25 works by artist Paul Jacoulet. AIIA, Antiques to Art, W.Va. 230. Through June 2. Thursdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1-304-876-0659.

"Liquid Expressions"

FREDERICK, Md. - An exhibit of recent works by Victoria Jackson. Spirit Gallery, 342 N. Market St. Gallery hours by appointment only. April 29 through May 25. Opening reception, Sunday, May 5, 3 to 6 p.m. 1-301-620-1881.

Saturday, May 4


Herb fair

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Many varieties of annual and perennial herb plants (some unusual) will be available. Also baked goods, herb books and garden tips. Camp Hill Park bandstand, Washington Street. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Today


Trains for Kids to Run

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

Saturday, May 4


Spring Fling 2002

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A celebration of the arts, poetry, music, dance, a silent auction, artists flea market, an art show and sale featuring the work of AHA! members. Downtown Charles Town. Through Saturday, May 4. For information, call 1-304-725-5595 or e-mail vpresident@ahajc.org.

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Birdwalks

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Birdwalks along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park led by Willard Rahn. Renfrew Park. bring identification books, binoculars, sturdy hiking shoes. 7 to 10 a.m. Free. Call 1-717-762-0373.

Black Forest Family Weekend

MT. AIRY, Md. - Taste fresh strawberries with May wine, listen to bluegrass music, tour the winery, enjoy German chocolate cake. Also Sunday, May 5. Berrywine Plantations/Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Road. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. Free admission and parking. Call 1-800-514-8735.

Continuing

"The Style of the 1920s"

Featuring furnishings, clothing, accessories, photographs, ads and a Beachley chair in original fabric, all from the Roaring Twenties. Miller House, 135 West Washington St., Hagerstown. Hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 301-797-8782.

Thursday, May 2


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, May 3


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 films and stories. 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 ages newborn to 24 months (children content to sit for approximately 20 minutes with caregiver). For information, call 301-678-5300.

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