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August 19, 2010|By JAMIE SHEKELS

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Trains of summer on display Saturday



The Hagerstown Railroad Museum at City Park and the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum will host a summer train show Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. in Williamsport.

Admission at the door will cost $3 for adults and will be free for those 12 and younger.

Food will be available to purchase on site for the benefit of the Zion Lutheran Church. All remaining proceeds will benefit restoration projects at the Hagerstown Railroad Museum in City Park and the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum.

For more information, call 301-739-8393, e-mail jbryan@hagerstownmd.org">jbryan@hagerstownmd.org or visit the Hagerstown Railroad Museum at City Park at 525 Highland Way adjacent to the Mansion House Art Gallery or the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum at 300 S. Burhans Blvd. in Hagerstown.

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Colonial activities planned at Hager House



A day of Colonial games for families will be held Saturday, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Jonathan Hager House and Museum in Hagerstown City Park.

The event will offer a glimpse of the pastimes of families on the frontier.

Participating families will compete against other families in field day events.

Registration is required. The entry fee is $5 per family.

To register, call 301-739-8393.

Municipal Band performs Sunday at City Park



The Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform Sunday at the City Park band shell at 7:30 p.m. as the summer concert series continues. The event is free. For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 183, or go to http://www.hagerstownband.org.

Event for seniors planned at mall



A representative from the Washington County Commission on Aging will be at Valley Mall on Thursday, Aug. 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to answer questions and offer benefits counseling to senior citizens.

The event will be held in the mall's Food Court area.

For more information, call 301-582-0700.

Church festival



Church of the Holy Trinity, on Oak Ridge Drive, will hold its fall community day Saturday, Sept. 11, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will feature a yard sale (spaces available), silent auction, gift package raffles, handmade crafts, baked goods, homemade soups and sandwiches, microfiber window cloths, church cookbooks and fresh produce.

There also will be a free petting zoo, free children's games, a 9/11 memorial service, On Stage Performance dance/acrobatic group, magic show and karate demonstration.

For more information, call 301-739-0702.

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