Out & About Calendar

July 04, 2002
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Two miles south of Boonsboro, Md 67. 7 a.m. until sold out. A variety of foods. Bake sale table, homemade pies and cobbler. A church yard sale and a silent auction. Spaces available for yard and craft sale for $10 per space, but must bring your own table. Contact Terry Moore at 301-733-0959.



Yard Sale

The 23rd Annual Mile-Long (plus) Yard Sale by residents of Paradise Church Road and surrounding neighborhoods. Rain or shine, beginning at 7 a.m. Observe no parking signs.

Summer Fun Fest

Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex, 580 Security Road, 2 to 6 p.m., ice skating for $1/hour, tubing, Tug-O-War over a huge pile of snow, snowman-building contest, other games and prizes & more! Win tickets to The Bentley Brothers Circus, appearing at The Fairgrounds Park, Sept. 14-15. Bands at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. 301-766-9122 or

Friday, July 5

Trains for Kids to Run


Thomas the Tank Engine and other toy trains on a layout designed for children to operate. A riding train for children. 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. Through Sunday, July 7.

Saturday, July 6

Renaissance re-enactment

Waynesboro, Pa. - Society for Creative Anachronism hosts a Renaissance festival with armoured combat, archery, thrown weapons competitions, period displays of artwork and craftmanship. Open to the public. Renfrew Park Museum. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hagerstown Speedway

Regular show plus Enduro DASH. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike. 6:30 p.m. $9 general admission, $16 pit insurance. Call 301-582-0640 or go to on the Web.

Family theater

FREDERICK, Md. - Billy B on Saturday, July 6. Teaches children about the wonders of natural science and ecology. Free for all ages. The 2002 Summerfest Family Theatre at Baker Park Bandshell, eight consecutive Saturdays at 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 7

Vacation Bible School

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., 6 to 8:30 p.m. Through Friday, July 12. Theme is "God's Great Gallery!"

Monday, July 8

Vacation Bible School

Valley Grace Brethren Church, 17310 Gay Street, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Through Friday, July 12. Theme is "Truerassic Park." There will be a "Kickoff Cookout and Carnival," 4 to 8 p.m. Free. Pre-register your children for Vacation Bible School. at 301-582-0155.

Hooked On Fishing

Summer Clinic Program at Patapsco Valley State Park, Avalon Area, Washington Boulevard, Elkridge, Md.; Greenbrier State Park, (afternoons only), 21843 National Pike, Boonsboro; and Leonard's Mill Pond, 8480 Ocean Highway, Delmar, Md. July 8-12. Two sessions per week, ages 7-10, morning sessions, 8 to 11 a.m.; ages 11-16, afternoon sessions, noon to 3 p.m. Sessions offered through Friday, Aug. 9. Call 1-877-620-8DNR, ext 8746 or 8721.

Masks and costumes

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Continuing through Friday, July 12. Actress and educator Jennifer Kreyl will present the program is geared towards children in grades two to five. Children will create masks, dress in a variety of costumes, and play multiple theatrical games. Tuesday, July 9, Coyle Free Library and Friday, July 12, at Ragged Edge Library, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Registration is required, by calling Coyle at 1-717-263-1054 or Ragged Edge at 1-717-264-9663. For a schedule of artists, call the Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts at 1-717-264-6883 or send e-mail to

Tuesday, July 9

Second annual Founder's Day

SHARPSBURG, Md. - Founder's Day event, Chapline's gravesite in Mountain View Cemetery, 6:30 p.m. Graveside services, wreath laying, firing squad and presentations by the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts. Reenactors from Friends of Fort Frederick will provide interpretations of thep eriod and period music. Senator Don Munson and descendants of the Chapline family will attend. A picnic will follow at 7 p.m. on the grounds of the Inn at Antietam. Guests may dress in period Colonial clothing. Call Page Otto at 301-432-6220.

Children's speech workshop

APPLES for Children, Inc. (formerly Resources for Children and Families) workshop, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fees range from $5 to $45. Open to parents, child care providers and any other interested persons. Call Mary Kefauver at 301-733-0000, ext. 204.

Junior Ranger Program

BOONSBORO - Greenbrier State Park will offer the Junior Ranger Program, which is developed for kids to learn more about nature and the outdoors. Junior Rangers will explore trees, wildlife, plants, insects, rivers, outdoor living and many other topics. There also will be nature arts and crafts, nature games, and hands-on experiences. Session I is July 10, 17 and 24. Session II is July 25, Aug. 1, and Aug. 8. Ages 8 to 14 are encouraged to sign up. Call 301-791-4767 for exact times. Participants will earn a patch for each session completed. The cost is $5, which covers one child for one session, workbooks and materials.


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