Weekend calendar

February 15, 2008

Dinner and dance

Hagerstown Community College will hold a Valentine's Day dinner and dance. 7 p.m. today. HCC's College Center, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free and open to the public. For reservations, call 301-790-2800, ext. 225.


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Shepherd University Department of Music will sponsor a lecture-recital on Schubert, Schumann, Liszt, Wagner and Strauss by Radford University faculty members Donald George, tenor, and Lucy Mauro, piano. 3:10 p.m. today. Shepherd University, Rehearsal Hall M-21 of Frank Arts Center. Free.

Benefit concert

WALKERSVILLE, Md. -- Stack o' Blues will perform a benefit concert for Arms & Legs Foundation. Buffet dinner from 8:15 to 10:15 p.m., music from 10 p.m. to midnight today. Walkersville Fire Hall, 79 W. Frederick St. Tickets for dinner and dancing cost $100 per couple or $50 individual; tickets for dancing cost $20 per couple or $10 individual. Bring an item worth $10 or more to donate to the military and get one free drink. Call 888-649-0639.


'Vagina Monologues'

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Benefit production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues," raising funds for Shenandoah Women's Center of Martinsburg, W.Va. 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Shepherd University's Frank Arts Center. $10; $7, students. For tickets, call 304-876-5214.

Stamp show

Hagerstown Stamp Club will hold Hagerpex, a stamp show. The show will include stamp dealers, a coin dealer and U.S. Postal Service sales office. Free. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown, near Valley Mall. For information, call 301-393-5597 or e-mail

Bluegrass music

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre will present bluegrass music with Stoney Creek and the Stringtown Skyscrapers. 7 p.m. Saturday. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St. $12; younger than 12, free. Call 717-762-4711.

Talent extravaganza

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- The show features more than 20 singers, dancers, musicians and comedians. 7 p.m. Saturday. Apollo Civic Theatre, Martin Street. $10; $7, students and senior citizens. Purchase tickets by calling 304-263-6766 or at the door.

'Tom Sawyer'

Hagerstown Children's Theater/Walker Performing Arts will present "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain by HCT's junior student group. 8 p.m. today and Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. St. John's Lutheran Church's education hall, 141 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $15; $12 for students and seniors. Call 301-991-0611.

Civil rights speech

Carl Snowden, director of Maryland's Office for Civil Rights, will speak about the future of the civil rights movement. Sponsored by Washington County NAACP Branch 7030. 4 p.m. Sunday. Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 131 W. North St., Hagerstown. Free.

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