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Around Maugansville

April 12, 2006|by MELITA WISHARD

Basket bingo event planned

There will be a basket and pottery bingo held at the Maugansville Fire Hall on Sunday, April 23. Doors open at noon and bingo starts at 1 p.m.

Tickets are $20 apiece. There will be 20 regular games and four bonus games. Along with the games, raffles, concessions and tip jars will be available.

Contact Carol at 301-733-8843 for tickets or more information.

All proceeds will benefit Maugansville Little League.

Hagerstown ChoralArts to perform

Hagerstown Choral Arts will present a concert around the theme "Poems, Prayers, and Promises" on Saturday, April 29, 7:30 p.m. at Kepler Theater at Hagerstown Community College.

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Featured on the program will be selections from the song cycle "Frostiana," which includes the poetry of Robert Frost and music of Randall Thompson, several madrigal settings by Thomas Morley and a humorous selection by P.D.Q. Bach.

Other composers represented at this concert include works by Mozart, Daniel Gawthrop and Aaron Copland.

Hagerstown Choral Arts has invited several musical guests to be part of this concert; Jennifer Manuel, a sixth-grade flutist from Clear Spring Middle School; soprano Angela Holsinger and oboist Gregory Starliper, both music majors from Shepherd University; and pianist Dr. Scott Beard, chair of the keyboard division at Shepherd.

The chorus will round out the evening with the wonderful music from the broadway play and movie "The Producers," which features lyrics and music by Mel Brooks.

Advance tickets are available at Music and Arts Center, 1337 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown and at the Washington County Arts Council Gallery, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Tickets will also be available at the door just prior to the concert. Additional information is available by calling Hagerstown Choral Arts at 301-665-9424.

Church plans Easter drama

Grace Brethen Church ,at 837 Spruce St., in Hagerstown is holding a Easter drama on the Life of Christ.

Experience Easter this year by seeing "Up from the Dead." The event will be hld at 7 p.m. on Good Friday and 10:15 a.m. on Easter Sunday. For more information, call 301-739-1726 or check out their Web site www.hagerstowngrace.com.

Article submission

Anyone wishing to submit any type of event, please call Melita Wishard at 301-790-0079 or e-mail me at aroundmaugansville@xecu.net.

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