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Out & About calendar 5/16

May 16, 2002

DANCES


Saturday, May 18

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. Call 1-301-253-2523, 1-540-882-3394 or send e-mail to heckmand@erols.com.

EXHIBITS


Opening May 18

"Tuesdays With Mary"

FREDERICK, Md. - An exhibit of works by the 37 artists of Mary Pfister's Tuesday painting class. Studio 2-B, 2-B W. Fifth St. Opening reception, Friday, May 17, from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, noon to 7 p.m. 1-301-898-8243 or e-mail at mary@marypfister.com.

Through June 2

Woodblock prints

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Featuring 25 works by Japanese-taught French 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.

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Through June 9

Sculpture Exhibition

An exhibit of painted wood sculptures by Irene Gennaro. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. April 26 through June 9. 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.

Continuing

Student art show

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Grace B. Luhrs Elementary School children's art exhibit. Kauffman Gallery, Huber Art Center, Shippensburg University.

Women Artists exhibit

Watercolors, oils and sculpture by 19th and 20th century American women artists. Through Sunday, May 19. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

"The Style of the 1920s"

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.

"Textural Expressions"

An exhibit of works by artist Grace Kisa. Just Lookin' Gallery, Summit Avenue, Hagerstown. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Through May 30. 301-714-2278 or go to justlooking@justlookin.com on the Web.

"The Art of Clay"

FREDERICK, Md. - Contemporary ceramic art. 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.

"Liquid Expressions"

FREDERICK, Md. - An exhibit of recent works by Victoria Jackson. Spirit Gallery, 342 N. Market St. Gallery hours by appointment only. Through Saturday, May 25. Call 1-301-620-1881.

"Organic Vitality"

FREDERICK, Md. - Works by Dorothea Barrick and Molly O'Connor Knazek. Through Sunday, June 2. The Artists' Gallery, 4 East Church St. Hours are Fridays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Call 1-301-696-8187.

"Gettysburg: Past and Present"

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Battlefield paintings by Gary Casteel. Gettysburg National Military Park Cyclorama Center. Through Aug. 31. Call 1-717-334-1124.

Opening May 30

"Last Chance Landscape"

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - An exhibit of oil landscape paintings of Jefferson and Berkeley county scenes by Marian Buckner and art students from Martinsburg, Musselman and Hedgesville High School. Opening reception, Thursday, May 30, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Boarman Arts Center, 208 S. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Hours are Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Through July 5. 1-304-263-0224 or www.theartcentre.org on the Web.

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS


Saturday, May 18

Strawberry Fest '02

More than 40 vendors plus food including strawberry shortcake, strawberry ice cream and fresh strawberries. Live entertainment. Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. 1-877-849-9244.

Welsh Song Fest


WELSH RUN, Pa. - "Gymanfa Ganu," a Welsh song fest featuring the Rehoboth Welsh Choir. Also lessons in Welsh language and traditions; Welsh cakes and tea. Rob-ert Kennedy Church, Welsh Run, Pa. 2 p.m. Call 1-717-597-8807.

FAMILY


Friday, May 17

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, May 19. 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, May 18

Horse show

THURMONT, Md. - Walking/Racking Horse Show with two- and three-gait classes, plantation, lite shod, western and other classes. Thurmont Riding Club grounds, Roddy Road. 10 a.m. Call 1-717-762-1032.

Chicken BBQ

BOONSBORO - Sophomore class fund-raiser. Noon to 4 p.m. Benevola Church pavilion. Full meal, $7; half chicken, $5.

Saturday, May 18

Museum features fur animals

FREDERICK, Md. - "Fiber-ways" shows how animal fur is made into yarn and cloth. With live alpacas and demonstrations of hands-on dyeing, spinning and weaving. Also Sunday, May 19. The Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St. Noon to 4 p.m. $3. 1-301-694-1650.

River celebration

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