Around West Hagerstown

January 21, 2009|By JESS WEST / 301-988-0435

Comedy show

On Saturday Jan. 31, starting at 9 p.m., Make Me Laugh Live will be in Hagerstown at Burhans Station. This show will feature Chad Beadle, Lonnie Davis, Sonny Fuller and Raesheen. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. with music and after party by DJ Sinbad.

For more information, call 240-367-5052. VIP packages are available.

Women's Club

The public is invited to a cooking class at the Women's Club on Sunday, Feb. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. Shellie Ralston, chef from The Rhubarb House, will give a cooking demonstration with samples included. Tickets cost $12 and reservations are appreciated by calling the Women's Club at 301-739-0870.

The Women's Club is sponsoring a bus trip to the Hippodrome in Baltimore to see "Riverdance."

Tickets cost $88, which includes bus fare and the show.

For more information, call Dottie Cochrane at 301-739-2816. The public is invited.

Girls Club fundraiser

On Feb. 6, Girls Inc. will present "Love Seed Mama Jump" at the Elks Lodge starting at 6:30 p.m. The band will start at 7:30 p.m.


Tickets cost $20 and are available by contacting Maureen or Laurel at 301-733-5430. You must have a ticket to enter the event, and the event will include snacks, beer and, of course, live music.

Please note that you must be 21 years old to attend and that smoking is not permitted. All proceeds benefit Girls Inc.

Little League Baseball Basics

Local umpires Denny Hockensmith and Dave Grams will hold a Little League baseball rules clinic starting Tuesday, Feb, 3, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Church of Christ on Leitersburg Pike. The workshops will be held each Tuesday in February.

Hockensmith and Grams will be teaching the rules of Little League baseball. They will be covering the basics as well as the changes to the rule book, including new pitch count rules. Before you purchase a new bat for your child, for instance, you need to know the Bat Performance Factor (BPF), which must be stamped on all bats.

This seminar is free. Every league is in need of umpires and all managers are urged to attend. For more information, call Denny at 301-416-2841 or Dave at 301-791-1687.

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