Out & About

April 03, 2004

Shriners Circus

The 50th annual Ali Ghan Shriners Circus features the Royal Hanneford Circus. Today, 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. Hagerstown Community College ARCC, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $6 in advance or $8 at the door. Children ages 13 and younger are admitted free with a paying adult. Tickets are available at Gibney's Florists on Virginia Avenue near City Park, Volunteer Fire Co. of Halfway, EVS Truck Repair, Hagerstown Community College bookstore and Shives Pizza in Hancock. Call 1-301-722-5970.


Read and devour edible books created by area chefs, artists and others. Everyone is invited to submit edible books for the free event. Today, 2 to 4 p.m. Penn State Mont Alto library, 1 Campus Drive, Mont Alto, Pa. Call 1-717-749-6044 or go to on the Web.

Craft show

Craft and gift items, as well as home-based business items. Today, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. First United Methodist Church of Mercersburg, 11 N. Fayette St., Mercersburg, Pa. Call 1-717-328-2224.


Hagerstown Speedway

First points race, regular show and fan appreciation day, plus Easter egg hunt. Today, 5:30 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $6, general admission; $17, reserved seating; $11, pit pass. Call 301-582-0640 or go on the Web to

Bluegrass gospel

Performers include Guilford Station, The Gospel Keys, more. Food available. Today, 6 p.m. Wilson Ruritan, Williamson, Pa. Freewill offering. Call 1-304-267-8858 or 1-717-328-3057.

Christian rock

Bleach Astronomy performs. Today, 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. Chambersburg Church of the Brethren, 620 S. Fourth St., Chambersburg, Pa. $10 at the door. For information, go to or send e-mail to

'School for Nerds'

In this production by Southern Fulton Drama Club, Brawny Preparatory High School, winner of every sports award in high school, has failed to graduate a single student. Five bright nerds are recruited to rescue the school. Today, 7 p.m. Southern Fulton High School auditorium, Warfordsburg, Pa. Tickets are $2 or $3, available at the door. Call Tanya Twonbly at 1-717-294-3251.


The Williamsport High School Sophisti'Cats present their 2004 Florida Tour Show featuring two routines to be performed at Disney's Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center, as well as Universal Studios and Sea World. Today, 7:30 p.m. Williamsport High School. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for all others. Call 301-766-8433.

Country western dance

Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association holds a dance with DJ Step N Country. Today, 8 to 11 p.m. Old Quincy High School gymnasium, off Pa. 997. Call 1-717-762-6388 or 1-717-762-9292.

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