Weekend Calendar

March 14, 2009

The Green Mile(s)

A 5-kilometer run and 1- or 2-mile walk hosted by North Hagerstown's Enrivonment Club. Registration at 11 a.m. today, race begins at noon. North Hagerstown High School, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. For information, e-mail

Evening of comedy & magic

Friends of Safe Place, Washington County's Child Advocacy Center, presents its "Evening of Comedy & Magic." 7 p.m. today. The Maryland Theatre, South Potomac Street, Hagerstown. $20. Purchase tickets at The Maryland Theatre box office or online at For information, call Jeanne Singer at 301-797-2485.

Home show

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Franklin County Builders Show with more than 200 vendors. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Former Lowe's building on U.S. 30. $3; $2 with a canned good item for the Salvation Army; free for ages 16 and younger. Call 717-267-2208.

Flower and garden show

Vendors and seminars. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, off Robinwood Drive east of Hagerstown. $4; free for ages 11 and younger. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 346, or go to


Bach Festival Concert

Performances by organists and instrumentalists from the Tri-State area. In commemoration of Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday, March 21, 1685. 3 p.m. Sunday. Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown.

Big Band Dance

HANCOCK -- The Town of Hancock holds its second annual tea dance. Music by Tri-State Big Band and the Hancock Waltz Kings. Light refreshments will be served. Fancy dress suggested. 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday Hancock Performing Arts Center in the town hall, 126 W. High St. $5. Call 301-678-5719,

Trombone recital

Brian Plitnik will present a trombone recital. The program includes "The Hunting of the Snark for Unaccompanied Trombone" by Arne Norheim, "Trombonology" by Tommy Dorsey. 3 p.m. Sunday. Christ's Reformed Church, 130 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Harlem Globetrotters

An evening of fun and games. 7 p.m. Monday. Hagerstown Community College's Athletic Recreation Community Center, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $23 and are available at the HCC campus bookstore.

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