Staff picks for Feb. 17-23

February 17, 2011
  • Ten women's hockey teams, including the University of Maryland's, will compete in playoffs this weekend at Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex near Fairgrounds Park.
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The Top Five
Women’s hockey playoffs
Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Conference women’s playoffs feature University of Maryland, the U.S. Naval Academy and eight other schools. 8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex, 580 Security Road, Hagerstown. Admission is free. Call 301-766-9122.

Bull and oyster roast
Hagerstown Rotary Club’s annual bull and oyster roast fundraiser will feature music by Hicktown and DJ Lou Scally plus games and prizes. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Hagerstown Community College’s Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. $45 each, $50 the day of the event. Tables of eight can be purchased. For tickets, call 240-217-9235 or go to

Prom fashion show
Prom and tuxedo fashion show at 7 p.m. Saturday at Hagerstown Community College, Classroom Building Auditorium, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Features designs by David’s Bridal, MW Tuxedo and HairPort 3, among other vendors. $3 per person. Sponsored by Hagerstown Community College’s Robinwood Players Theater Club. Call 240-217-8950.

Jim Brickman
Singer, songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., downtown Frederick, Md. Tickets cost $25 to $45. Call 301-600-2828 or go to

Tourist attractions and political actions
“Lands of Conflict” will be shown. The up-to-date travelogue explores political developments in Burma and Cambodia. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at South Hagerstown High School, 1101 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $10; $5, students. Benefits Kiwanis Club projects. Call 301-739-1981.

The Five Free
Reality show personality
Amy Roloff, best known for her TLC reality show “Little People, Big World,” will speak in recognition of National Recreation Sports and Fitness Day at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Shepherd University’s Student Center Storer Ballroom, off German Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free and open to the public. Call 304-876-5076 or e-mail

‘Freedom at Antietam’
A park ranger will tell stories of people and events before, during and after the Battle of Antietam daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Continues through Monday, Feb. 28. Antietam National Battlefield, 5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg. Call 301-432-5124 or go to

Christian singer
Caitlin Jane will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday at The Attic at TriState Fellowship, 13153 Cearfoss Pike, west of Hagerstown. Free admission. Call 301-790-1774.

Black achievers
 A  commemoration of Black History Month. Adult Achievers will be recognized during a program at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bridge of Life Church, 14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free. Call Deborah Phillips at 301-739-3990, ext. 4239.

Sousa and other favorites
U.S. Air Force Heritage of American Band will perform the music of Sousa, Bernstein, Gould and others at 7 p.m. tonight at Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., downtown Frederick, Md. Free. Call 301-600-2828 or go to

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