Saturday, Aug. 24
CROWNSVILLE, Md. - Re-enactors create a 16th-century English fair with more than 140 craftspeople, performers, jousting and feasting. Saturdays and Sundays and Labor Day Monday. Tickets at the gate are $16, adults; $14, ages 62 and older; $7, ages 7 to 15; free for ages 6 and younger. Discounts are available. Call 1-800-296-7304 or go on the Web to www.rennfest.com.
Jump rope team display
FREDERICK, Md. - The Skip Wizards, an award-winning, competitive jump rope team, perform. A fire truck will be on-site for those who wish to explore. Baker Park, North Bentz Street. 7 p.m. Free.
Sunday, Aug. 25
Fall ballet classes
Meet the professional teaching staff and sign up for classes. Classes are available for students ages 3 to adults in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, hip hop and Irish step dance. City Ballet School, 14 N. Potomac St. in Elizabeth Hager Center, Hagerstown. Call 301-733-5833 for information.
Before and After School Care
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Registration for the 2002-2003 school year is now open. Waynesboro YMCA. Call 1-717-762-6012.
Adult book club
Clear Spring branch, L.P. Snyder Library. 7 p.m. The club meets the third Thursday of each month. Call 301-842-2730.
Family story time
Washington County Free Library, Hagerstown. Presented by Mr. Jeff, and free for the entire family. 7 p.m.
Sharpsburg Public Library. Stories and activities. Free for ages 3 to 5. 3:30 p.m. Call 301-432-8825.
Smithsburg Library. Stories and songs. Free for ages 3 months and older. 3:30 p.m.
Book discussion registration
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The group will meet for four sessions - Tuesday, Sept. 24, Tuesday, Oct. 8, Tuesday, Oct. 22, and Tuesday, Nov. 5 - from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. at Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St. Participants will read and discuss contemporary novels about Pennsylvania. Registration is open on a first-come, first-served basis and is free and open to the public. Participants will receive their own copies of the books. To register, contact Pat Reuse at 1-717-263-1054 or register at the front desk before Tuesday, Sept. 10.
INWOOD, W.Va. - Register through Wednesday, Aug. 28, for preschool storytime, fall session. Apply at the Musselman-South Berkeley Community Library, 126 Excellence Way. No telephone registrations. Library hours are Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m., and Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 p.m. For ages 3 to 5 years. The class meets Wednesday mornings from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. and is limited to 15 children. The fall sessions run from Sept. 25 through Dec. 18. For information, call 1-304-229-2220 or stop by the circulation desk.
Friday, Aug. 16
Preschool story time
Washington County Free Library. Stories and activities. Free for ages 3 to 5. 11 a.m.
Preschool story time
Williamsport Memorial Library. Stories and films. Free for ages 3 to 5. 1:30 p.m. Call 301-223-7027.
Hancock Library. Stories, finger plays and songs. For ages newborn to 36 months accompanied by an adult. 2:30 p.m. Call 301-678-5300.
Monday, Aug. 19
Washington County Free Library. Two sessions with Mr. Jeff. 10 and 11 a.m. Free for ages 18 to 36 months. By registration only. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 132.
Tuesday, Aug. 20
Clear Spring branch, Leonard P. Snyder Library. Featuring stories, activities and crafts. Free for ages 3 and older. For information, call 301-842-2730. 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 21
Hancock Library. Stories and activities. Free for ages 3 to 5. For information, call 301-678-5300. 1 p.m.
Boonsboro Free Library. Stories and activities. Free for ages 3 and older. 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 22
Family story time
Washington County Free Library. Presented by Mr. Jeff and free for the entire family. 7 p.m.
Sharpsburg Public Library. Stories and activities. Free for ages 3 to 5. For information, call 301-432-8825. 3:30 p.m.