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April 30, 2010

Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars in town for two days

The Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars will present shows at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 3, and Tuesday May 4, in Hagerstown.

Shows will be each day at the field next to the Review & Herald Publishing Association, 55 W. Oak Ridge Drive.

The circus includes exotic animals, a trapeze show, clowns, an aerial dance show, a human cannonball and more.

Tickets cost $17 at the gates for adults; $12 for ages 2 through 12. Reserved seats cost $3 extra. Advanced tickets cost $12 for adults.

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To purchase advance tickets, call 888-332-5200, go to http://www.tickets.com or go to Conflict in the Valley Mall.

For more on the circus, go to gotothecircus.com .

Course discusses behavioral issues

"Mission Impossible? Addressing Behaviors in Challenging Children" will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, at Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater. The campus is east of Hagerstown.

Registration is 8 a.m. Cost is $59; foster parents, parents and family member fee (non-professionals only) costs $25.

To register, go to http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/seminars or call 301-790-2800, ext 236.

Fridays at the Library event set for May 14

WILLIAMSPORT - The next Fridays at the Library for home schoolers will be "Watercolor Painting," Friday, May 14, at the Williamsport Memorial Library, 104 E. Potomac St.

The May program will feature watercolor artist Ruth Curry, a library staff member who works in the circulation department. All materials will be provided. Two programs are held from 1 to 2 p.m., and from 2 to 3 p.m. Students may choose which session to attend.

For information call the Williamsport library at 301-223-7027.

Wilson College hosts science institute

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The 2010 Summer Science Institute for Girls will be July 11 through July 16 at Wilson College, Philadelphia Ave., for girls who have completed seventh-ninth grades.

Participating students will acquire hands-on learning in the sciences, with an emphasis on physiological systems and their responses. Various model systems will be used to measure and analyze the physiological parameters using computer software, biochemical and analytic chemistry techniques.

Students, who will live in Wilson residence halls for the week, will conduct experiments in team settings mentored by Wilson College science faculty. The cost is $300. Registration deadline is June 30. For information, go to http://www.wilson.edu/wilson/asp/content.asp?id=1920, or contact Dr. Dana Harriger at 717-264-4141 ext. 3275 or send an e-mail to xdana.harriger@wilson.edu .

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