Weather-related cancellations, postponements

December 18, 2009

o To report a cancellation or postponement, call The Herald-Mail newsroom at 301-733-5131 or 800-626-NEWS, fax it to 301-714-0245 or e-mail to

Washington County Public Schools

o All Washington County Public Schools are closed Monday.

Valley Mall

o Valley Mall in Hagerstown is open today until 10 pm. Department store hours may vary.

Four Corners Club

o The Christmas dinner and party scheduled for today at The Four Corners Club in Inwood W.Va., has been postponed to Sunday, Dec. 27, at the same time and place.

GloryFire Ministries

o GloryFire Ministries at 11 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown will hold a service today at 6 p.m.

Maryland Symphony Orchestra

o The Maryland Symphony Orchestra's annual Home for the Holidays concerts, scheduled for today at 3 p.m. at The Maryland Theatre has been canceled due to inclement weather.

Ticket holders will be contacted at the beginning of the week by MSO staff members to discuss options.


Unitarian Universalist Church

o Sunday service and religious education at Unitarian Universalist Church of Hagerstown are canceled for today.

Lifehouse Church East

o Sunday services at Lifehouse Church East, Leitersburg Cinema, 20135 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown, are canceled due to inclement weather. For more information about the church, visit

'Holmes & Watson'

o Today's performances of "Holmes & Watson" by Lee Shakleford at the FullCircle Theater Company are canceled. A new performance has been added on Dec. 26 at 8 p.m. If you had tickets for this weekend, and you can attend on Dec. 26, call 304 268-7798 or send an e-mail to: If you cannot attend on that evening, you will be issued a refund. Tickets cost $17 for adults; $8 for students.

Funkstown children's Christmas party

o Funkstown American Legion Unit 211 has canceled today's children's Christmas party.

Real Life Community Church

o Real Life Community Church, at 17805 Sherman Ave. in Hagerstown, has canceled all Sunday activities.

Apollo Civic Theatre

o Today's performance of Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" at the Apollo Civic Theatre in Martinsburg, W.Va., has been canceled. A decision will be made later today about rescheduling the show for future dates.

Bridge Of Life Church

o The "Twelve Days of Christmas Program" at Bridge Of Life Church in Hagerstown will be Sunday, Dec. 27. For the latest visit

West Virginia school closings

o Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan County public schools in West Virginia have canceled classes and activities for Monday.

Living Nativity

o The living nativity at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Williamsport scheduled for Saturday has has been rescheduled for Dec. 26 and 27, at 6 and 7 p.m.

Downsville Christian Church

o Sunday worship at Downsville Christian Church for today has been canceled. The Warren Miller Memorial Garden dedication has been postponed.

Washington County Commuter

o All services associated with the Washington County Transit System - County Commuter are canceled for today. It is anticipated that transit services will resume Monday.

Good Shepherd Ministries services and Christmas concert

o Good Shepherd Ministries has postponed all Sunday morning services.

o The Christmas concert scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. has been rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 27, at 7 p.m.

Good Shepherd Ministries is at 19763 Longmeadow Road north of Hagerstown, on the corner of Longmeadow Road and Leitersburg Pike.

'Christmas Carol' at the Weinberg

o Both shows of the Maryland Ensemble Theater's production of "The Christmas Carol" scheduled for Saturday at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, Md., have been canceled. Tickets for these shows will be honored for the 2 p.m. matinee and an added 7 p.m. show today. Tickets may also be exchanged for a future program at the Maryland Ensemble Theater by calling 301-694-4744.

Hagerstown Elks Lodge 378

o Hagerstown Elks Lodge 378 Christmas Basket program will be rescheduled.

Cowboy Christmas Dinner

o Antietam Recreation's Cowboy Christmas Dinner and Show scheduled for Saturday night was canceled. Ticketholders may reschedule by calling 301-797-7999.

Md. Motor Vehicle Administration

Due to the expected severe winter weather on Saturday, all Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) offices and Vehicle Inspection Program (VEIP) stations will be closed. Online registration renewals and many other timesaving eMVA options are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by logging on to For additional information, log on to the Web site or call the MVA's Customer Service Center at 1-800-950-1682.

Frederick County (Md.) Public Schools

o All FCPS programs and activities for today are canceled.

Hedgesville (W.Va.) High School events

o The Hedgesville High School DECA Club's Children's Christmas Party scheduled for today has been postponed until Tuesday. The event will begin at 5 p.m. (note time change) in the school cafeteria.

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