Weekend calendar

January 20, 2007

Bird survey

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society (PVAS) will help with the C&O Canal Midwinter Bird Survey, which is coordinated by the District of Columbia Audubon Society. PVAS will cover a three-mile section of the canal from the Rumsey Bridge at Shepherdstown, W.Va., south to Antietam Creek. Today. Call Nancy Kirschbaum at 304-876-6881 or send an e-mail to

Saturday Plus

Steve Ryan, a physical therapist, will present "Making the Most of the Body You Have" as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Today, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $5 to $7. For reservations, call 301-790-0076 or go to


Supper and star-gazing with astronomer Kevin Boles of the Morgan County Observatory in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Attendees may share an 8-inch reflector telescope and star charts or bring a telescope or a good pair of binoculars. Bring a reclining lawn chair and a sleeping bag to keep warm. Hot beverages will be available. Today, supper at 5 p.m.; star-gazing begins at 6:30 p.m. Niles Cabin, Friends Wilderness Center, Charles Town, W.Va. $7, includes supper (RSVP required); $5 without supper. Call 304-728-4820, send an e-mail to center@ or go to


Music show

"All-new Shake, Rattle and Roll" features music from the 1940s through today performed by actors who portray the singers and bands who made the music. Music from The Beatles, Elvis Presley and more. Today, 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. Dinner served first with the show to follow. Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theatre, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $30. Call 301-739-7469.

Rock concert

Leitersburg Concert Theatre will feature Blues Vultures with Ronnie Younkins, The Barn Burners, No Tell Motel and Mr. Shepard and the Teachers. Today, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Leitersburg Concert Theatre, Hagerstown 10 Cineplex, Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown. $8.

Gypsy jazz

The Hot Club of San Francisco performs live music to accompany "Silent Surrealism," a collection of silent films, most from the early days of cinema. The accompaniment will include music by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli's Hot Club de France. Today, 8 p.m. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Tickets cost $18 to $22 plus service charge. Call 301-228-2828 or go to

Aromatherapy seminar

Ellen DeCaro will lead a seminar on "Aromatherapy: Your Day of Rejuvenation." Planting and growing aromatic plants will be discussed, as well as uses for the plants. Sunday, 2 p.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136.

Illustrated lecture

Jim Curtis will present "The Art of the Wyeth Family," an illustrated lecture that covers the art of N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth and Jamie Wyeth. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Bowman Concert Gallery, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. A reception with light refreshments will follow the lecture. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

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