Around Halfway

July 01, 2009|By JAMIE SHEKELS / 301-331-4885

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Free movies

Washington County Free Library, at 100 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, will host Friday evening movies beginning July 10.

Movies will begin at dusk. Free popcorn will be available while supplies last. Those attending are asked to bring lawn chairs. For more information, call 301-739-3250, ext. 132 or go to

Live band

There will be live entertainment Friday at Valley Mall. Music will be performed by the band Bring Back All at 7 p.m. at Hot Topic.

For more information, call the mall customer service center at 301-582-0700.

Band series

The Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform Sunday as a part of the summer concert series at City Park. The band will perform at the Peter Buys band shell at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 169.



Washington County Public Schools will hold registration for prekindergarten and kindergarten for the 2009-10 school year Wednesday, July 8.

Contact your local elementary school for locations and times.

Thomas the Tank Engine

The Railroad Museum in Hagerstown's City Park will host Thomas the Tank Engine Day Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, call 301-739-8393.

Nursery rhymes event

The Jonathan Hager House and Museum in City Park will hold Mother Goose Unplugged Thursday, July 16, beginning at 7 p.m.

The event will provide the true origins of some favorite nursery rhymes. The event is free. For more information, go to

Happy Fourth of July

Wishing you and your family a safe and enjoyable Independence Day Saturday. Have a Happy Fourth of July.

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