Weekend Calendar - Feb. 5

February 04, 2011

Valentine's Day variety show

Tim Rotz and others present music by Elvis, Frank Sinatra and a touch of country. Opens at 6 p.m. today and continues Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Feb. 19. Antietam Recreation, 9745 Garis Shop Road, south of Funkstown. $29; $27 for ages 60 and older. Call 301-797-7999, e-mail or go to

Comedy show

A comedy show presented by Comedy Central featuring Michael Aronin, Mark Matusof and Mike Diesel. Doors open at 8 p.m. today. The Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., downtown Martinsburg, W.Va. $12. Call 304-263-6766.

Saturday Plus

Sukey Rankin will present Japanese cultural activities for kids, including origami. Part of opening of new Japanese-themed exhibit. 2 p.m. today. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Program included with regular admission of $5 to $7. Go to or call 301-790-0076 or 877-790-0076.

Poetry Out Loud regionals

Local poetry-recitation winners will compete for a chance to advance to the state competition. 12:30 p.m. today. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call Christine Stewart at 410-767-6476 or go to

Family-friendly movie

Bridge of Life will present a family-friendly movie. 7 p.m. today. Bridge of Life, 14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free admission, popcorn and drinks. Go to or call 301-791-1674.

Musical variety show

Chambersburg Community Theatre will present "Cumberland Valley Sampler: Salute to Holidays and Special Occasions." 6 p.m. today. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets go on sale at 5 p.m. and seating starts at 5:30 p.m. $5. Call 717-263-4635.

Black history tribute

A celebration featuring NewJoy Fellowship Youth Choir, the Pride Family, the Morgan Family and others. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Review and Herald Publishing Association auditorium, 55 W. Oak Ridge Drive, Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191, e-mail or go to

Pottery gallery and demonstrations

FireRobin Farm Pottery will demonstrate wheel-thrown pottery. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. FireRobin Farm Pottery, 21708 Ringgold Pike, Hagerstown. Free. Call Michael McIntyre at 240-446-8217 or e-mail

Organ and flute recital

Organist Mark King and flutist Julie Belle Huff will perform works by Bach, Schumann, Paine and others. 7 p.m. Sunday. St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-733-2560, ext. 108.

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