Around Halfway

July 16, 2009|By JAMIE SHEKELS

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Preschool program

St. Andrew's Methodist Church, on Maryland Avenue across from South Hagerstown High School, is accepting participants for the Parents Day Out Pre-School Program.

Those ages 1 to 5 are invited to attend the program, which will be held Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The program is offered from September through May. The cost is $15 weekly.

For more information, call 301-739-7431.


The Waldenbooks store at Valley Mall will hold a booksigning with author Heather Cline Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. She is the author of "Just Mommy and Me."


Bluegrass band to perform at park

The Hickory Ridge Bluegrass Band will perform Saturday as a part of the Music by the Lake series. The band will perform from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the band shell in Hagerstown's City Park. This event is free.

Motorcycle ride

The sixth annual Dave Alderson memorial motorcycle ride - Bone to be Wild - will be held Sunday.

The event will begin at the Harley-Davidson and Buell in Williamsport. Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Washington County.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the ride starts at 11 a.m. The ride will begin in Williamsport and end at Camp Harding Park in Big Pool.

For more information, contact Katherine Cooker at 301-733-2060, ext. 237, or go to

Free movie night

The Bridge of Life Theater, at 14 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, will host a free movie night Saturday, July 25, at 7 p.m.

The church will provide free sodas and popcorn.

For more information, call 301-791-1674.

'Tale of Despereaux'

Washington County Free Library, at 100 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, will show free movies on Friday nights.

The next movie, "Tale of Despereaux," will be shown Friday, July 24, beginning at dusk. Those attending are asked to bring their own chairs. Free popcorn will be available while supplies last.

No rain date is planned.

For more information, contact 301-739-3250, ext. 132, or go to

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