Ice sculptures, chili cook-off and performances throughout the weekend. Today and Sunday. There is an admission charge for some activities. Throughout downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883.
Tri-State-area apprentices in carpentry, electrical, and HVAC-R will compete in annual Skills Olympics. Today, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cumberland Valley Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, 219 Frederick St., Hagerstown. Free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided. Call Darlene Chaney at 301-739-1190.
Storyteller and poet Crystal Brown will present a poetry-writing workshop. Children in grades two through six are invited to attend the hour-long session. Activities include imaginative writing exercises and acting out poems with costumes and props. Today, 11 a.m., Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Call Jeff Ridgeway at 301-739-3250, ext. 132.
This weekend's activities include free public skating today from noon to 3:50 p.m.; figure skating exhibition today at 7 p.m. (cost is $15 for adults and $5 for children 11 and younger); and hockey game featuring Philadelphia Flyers alumni against the Hagerstown Bulldogs Sunday at 2 p.m. (tickets cost $15 for adults or $10 in advance, children 11 and younger, $5). Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex, 580 Security Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-866-9122.