Out and about

March 11, 2005

'The Closet'

The story of a drab accountant who contrives to call attention to himself by starting a false rumor that he is gay. Sponsored by Shepherdstown Film Society. Rated R. Today, 7 p.m. Shepherd University's Reynolds Hall, King Street. Free.

'Crimes of the Heart'

Emotional sisters unite in tragedy. 8 p.m. today and Friday, March 18, Saturdays, March 12 and 19, and Thursday, March 18; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 13. Women's Club auditorium, 31 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. $12; $10 for students and senior citizens. Call 301-797-8182 between 2 and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Collie specialty show

The Collie Club of Maryland presents its 69th specialty show. Puppy sweepstakes each day at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Millholland National Guard Armory, 18500 Roxbury Road, Hagerstown. Ca.. 1-540-338-5782 or go to on the Web.

Sacred Music

The Frederick Chorale performs sacred ceremonial and folk music of South America, the Caribbean, and Native and contemporary America. Saturday, 7:15 p.m., preconcert learning session; 8 p.m., concert at Universalist Unitarian Church, Jefferson, Md.; Sunday, 3 p.m., preconcert learning session; 3:45 p.m. concert at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Frederick, Md. $15; $12, students and senior citizens. Call 1-301-663-0029 or go to on the Web.


Battlefield Angel

Mary Ann Jung presents a first-person portrayal of Clara Barton, a medical volunteer during the Civil War. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Admission, $4.50 to $6.50; free for ages 9 and younger. Call 1-301-695-1864 or go to on the Web.

Sing for tsunami

Concert features gospel, praise and worship and contemporary Christian music. Saturday, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Benevola United Methodist Church Spiritual Life Center, 19925 Benevola Church Road, Boonsboro. Admission is a donation to United Methodist Committee on Relief. Call 301-791-3576.

About moths

Franklin County Master Gardeners host John Laskowski presents "Moths: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly." Saturday, 8:30 a.m. breakfast, followed by the program. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Ave., Chambersburg. Pa. Tickets cost $25 and include the program and buffet breakfast. Purchase tickets at Penn State Extension office. Call 1-717-263-9226.

Home Show 2005

Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Athletic Recreational Community Center, Hagerstown Community College, off Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $2; free for ages 12 and younger. Proceeds benefit HCC Hawks Booster Club. Call 301-739-0135 or go to on the Web.

Concerts at Central

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Concerts at Central feature Hagerstown Choral Arts. Sunday, 4 p.m. Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West. Free. Call 1-717-264-4113, ext. 206.

Music Theatre

Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre presents bluegrass music featuring The Larkins from Nashville, Tenn. Sunday, 2 p.m. The Barn, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. $10; free for ages 11 and younger. Call 1-717-762-4711.

Octoberfest Qualifier

Octoberfest Qualifier - Big block modified, and LM, 30 laps each. Sunday, 1 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $15 to $20. Call 301-582-0640 or go to on the Web.

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