School briefs

October 02, 2006

Showcase of Marching Bands set for Oct. 10 at South High

The 30th annual Washington County Public Schools Showcase of Marching Bands will be Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at School Stadium at South Hagers-town High School.

The Williamsport High School Blue Band will serve as host band. Also featured will be the Boonsboro High School Warrior Band, Clear Spring High School Blazer Band, Hancock High School Panther Band, North Hagerstown High School Hub Band, Smithsburg High School Leopard Band and the South Hagerstown High School Rebel Band.

Tickets are $4 in advance and $5 at the gate. Washington County Public Schools senior citizen Gold Cards will be honored.

Gates open at 6:15 p.m. Rain date is Tuesday, Oct. 17.

'Spirits in the Skies' opens planetarium's 2006-07 season

The William M. Brish Planetarium will open its 2006-07 season with "Spirits in the Skies," with the first public program scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m.


The program will focus on how Native Americans of the western United States used the stars in their daily lives.

Programs are presented every Tuesday that schools are in session at 7 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students and children. Those with school Gold Cards are admitted free.

The planetarium is at 820 Commonwealth Ave.

For information, call 301-766-2898 or go to

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