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Out & About

March 03, 2006

Seven Local Women



Gospel singers Seven Local Women will present "A Celebration of Black History Through Music," during a TGIF performance. Noon to 1 p.m. today. Capitol Theatre Center, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free.; donations will be accepted.




Gymkana Troupe



The University of Maryland's gymkana troupe will perform high-energy gymnastics. For the whole family. 7 p.m. today. Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, off Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free.




Jazz Festival



Mike Crotty and his wife, Deater O'Neill, will perform jazz music. 8 p.m. today and Saturday. Frank Center Theater, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Tickets cost $10; $5, students 18 and younger; and free for Shepherd students and Friends of Music MAC cardholders. For information, call 1-304-876-5555.




Maryland Symphony Orchestra



Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present its family concert, "Heroes and Heroines," featuring a presentation of "Peter and the Wolf" by the puppets of Das Puppenspiel Puppet Theater. 5 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $19 for adults and $11 for children 12 and younger and can be purchased at the MSO box office, 13 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekedays and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The box office will open at 3:30 p.m. Tickets also are available by calling 301-797-4000.

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Magic show



Dean "Mr. Magic" Burkett will perform magic routines with audience participation. He will show how to make balloon sculptures and how to become a magician in simple steps. 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $5 to $7. For reserved seating, call 301-790-0076 or send a fax to 301-790-0045.




Interstate Coin Show



The show will feature vendors buying, selling and trading coins, currency, stamps and postcards. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Grand Venice Hotel, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Free.




Girl Scouts of 1912



Nancy Robinson will present a program featuring Juliette Low, the founder of Girl Scouts of the USA in 1912. An authentic Girl Scout uniform from Low's era will be displayed. Historic information and audience participation in scouting skills, still timely today, will be presented, 2 and 3 p.m. Sunday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $2 to $7. For reserved seating, call 301-790-0076 or send a fax to 301-790-0045.




Car racing



Hagerstown Speedway will hold its East Coast Opener. 1 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $15; free for ages 11 and younger. Call 301-582-0640 or go to www.hagerstownspeedway.com.




Turtle Island String Quartet



Turtle Island String Quartet will play contemporary music "with a groove." 3 p.m. Sunday. Chambersburg Area Senior High School auditorium, 511 S. Sixth St., Chambersburg, Pa. $15; $8 for students in kindergarten through 12th grade; free for Cumberland Valley School of Music students and faculty. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling CVSM at 1-717-261-1220. Tickets also will be available at the door.

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