Weekend Calendar

February 19, 2009

Trains of Christmas

O-gauge layout featuring trains operating in a snow scene. Also trains for children to operate. Today through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Dinner and auction

Broadfording Christian Academy will hold a spaghetti dinner and auction. Auction features more than 150 items. Today, 5 p.m. Broadfording Christian Academy, 13535 Broadfording Church Road, Hagerstown. Dinner is $7; $4 for ages 5 and younger. Auction is free. For information and tickets, call 301-797-8886. Snow date is Friday, March 6.

Canine games

Dogs and their owners play games such as tennis-ball catch, find it and musical sits. Today, 7 p.m. Peaceable Paws Dog Training Center, 17816 Spielman Road, Fairplay. $5 per dog. Free for spectators. Donations are welcome. All proceeds go to the Humane Society of Washington County.

'Max and Ruby'

Musical production of Rosemary Wells' bunny siblings Max and Ruby. Saturday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg (Pa.) University. Tickets cost $10 to $15. For tickets, call 717-477-7469 or go to


Chili cook-off

People's choice tasting and voting. Proceeds benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Saturday, noon to 1:30 p.m. M&S Harley-Davidson, 160 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Fee for tasting and voting. Call Cheryl at 717-709-9650.

Book signing

Nora Roberts, writing as J.D. Robb, will sign her new hardcover book "Promises in Death." Other authors attending are Deanna Raybourn, Donna Kauffman and Mariah Stewart. Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m. Turn the Page Bookstore Cafe, 18 N. Main St., Boonsboro. Call 301-432-4588 or go to

Discovery Station

Rodney Martin will present "Premier Unveiling of Hubble Telescope Images" as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Saturday, 2 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with paid museum admission. Call 301-790-0076.

Water tasting

The Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting features bottled and municipal waters from around the world. Winners will be announced Saturday at 8 p.m. The Country Inn, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 1-800-447-8797 or go to

Sports card show

Refreshments while supplies last. Door prizes. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Maugansville Ruritan Club, Maugansville.

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