Out & About

January 27, 2006

Coffeehouse poetry night

Sponsored by Greencastle Area Arts Council. Come and read a favorite or original poem, or just listen. Drinks and snacks will be sold. 7 to 9 p.m. today. Cup O'Joe, 21 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, Pa. Call 1-717-597-3284.

Alternative to the Bar Scene

Open to ages 21 and older. Casual dress, cash bar, DJ music, door prizes and snacks. 8 p.m. to midnight. Knights of Columbus, 20340 Leitesburg Pike, Hagerstown. $5; $4 members. Call 301-739-4113 or 1-717-765-9320 or go to

'The Wild Bunch'

Shepherdstown Film Society will show "The Wild Bunch" as part of its "The Last Western" series. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. reception at War Memorial Building on German Street. 7 p.m. film at Shepherd University's Reynolds Hall, King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. The film will be followed by a discussion. Call Lisa Welch at 1-304-876-1837 or e-mail her at; or call Mina Goodrich at 1-304-876-2159 or e-mail her at


Stamp show

Yorcopex 2006 is sponsored by White Rose Philatelic Society of York. Dealers from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Virginia will sell postcards, stamps and related items. A U.S. Postal Service substation will be set up to sell stamps and other philatelic items. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. York Fairgrounds Horticulture Hall, 334 Carlisle Ave., York, Pa. Free.

The Trains of Christmas

A winter wonderland with O-gauge trains traveling through towns, crossing bridges and more. 1 to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4, adults; 50 cents ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.


An evening for family and friends to chat and listen to traditional music, drink nonalcoholic beverages and eat finger-food desserts. The acoustic music will include Celtic, folk, traditional, jazz, acoustic rock and more. There will be open-mic segments between sets. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Sons of Israel Synagogue Social Hall, 209 E. King St., Chambersburg. $2 for ages 12 and older; free for ages 11 and younger. Donations and any money collected beyond costs will go to the synagogue.

Railroad club open houses

Waynesboro Model Railroad Club will host an open house. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Waynesboro Model Railroad Club, Waynecastle Road and Pa. 16, Zullinger, Pa. Call 1-717-762-7787 or 301-582-0926.

Ice skating

The Hagerstown Edge Skating Academy will host an open house as part of U.S. Figure Skating's National Skating Month. Activities include ice skating with free group lesson, an appearance by Miss Maryland, exhibitions by a synchronized team, a synchronized skating clinic and goofy games. 2 to 6:50 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex, 580 Security Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-766-9122.

Gallery Quartet

The Gallery Quartet's concert will pay tribute to the 250th anniversary of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's birth. The quartet will be joined by pianist Carl Banner; oboist Ed Stanley and flutist Barbara Spicher. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Symphonic band concert

The Cumberland Valley School of Music Symphonic Band will hold its annual winter concert. The program includes "The Ellington Festival," "Slavonic Dances," "The Black Horse Troop" and other selections. 3 p.m. Sunday. Chambersburg Area Senior High School auditorium, 511 S. Sixth St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free; donations for Cumberland Valley School of Music will be accepted. Call 1-717-261-1220 or go to

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