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A&E Calendar

August 13, 2006

Trains for kids to run



Displays include a McDonald's train, circus train, Amtrak train and Thomas the Tank train on an O-gauge railroad built for children to operate. 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50; 50 cents for ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Steam and gas show



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Large antique tractor display, steam engines, saw mill, stone crushing, threshing, blacksmith shop, kiddie tractor pulls, daily parade, flea market and food. Free admission. Twin Bridge Show Grounds. 8 a.m. to dusk. Call 717-263-5588.

'50s culture



GREENCASTLE, Pa. - "Life was Different in Black and White" portrays daily artifacts from the 1950s, including an early portable TV, a console radio, transistor radio, hula hoops, vacuum tubes, TV programs and more. 1 to 4 p.m. today and noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17; also weekdays by arrangement. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave. Free; donations accepted. Call 717-597-9010.

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Baseball players read to kids



Hagerstown Suns players will read classic children's stories before their 5:35 p.m. game. Municipal Stadium, Hagerstown. Go to www.hagerstownsuns.com/promotions.html.

Ice cream social



GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Ice cream, games, food and fun for everyone. 4 to 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 1186 Jason Drive.

Ballroom dance concert



CASCADE - VO/Duo will perform. 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park. Free.

Sunday gospel series



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Crossover will perform. 7 p.m. Memorial Park band shell. Call 717-264-3367.

Summer concert series



BOONSBORO - Hosanna, a contemporary Christian band, will perform from 5:45 to 6:40 p.m., and Williamsport Community Band will perform from 7:05 to 8 p.m. Shafer Memorial Park.

Community band concert



Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform, featuring alto saxophone soloist Scott Benford. 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, Hagerstown City Park. Free.

Last show: 'The Tempest'



SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shakespeare Generation, an independent theater company with a cast, crew and administration all 21 years old or younger, will present "The Tempest." Final show today at 3 p.m. The Station at Shepherdstown, Audry Eagle Drive. For information, e-mail ShakespeareGeneration@yahoo.com.

Last show: 'Sylvia'



FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Greg and Kate move to Manhattan and find someone that's big, furry and four-legged has come between them. Last show is today. Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road. For showtimes and tickets, call 717-352-2164.

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