Summer concert series continues this weekend

July 27, 2011|Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway

The Music by the Lake series will continue Saturday at the Peter Buys Band Shell at City Park in Hagerstown.

Patent Pending Bluegrass Band is scheduled to perform.

For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 183. or go to

National Night Out set for Byron Memorial Park

A National Night Out event will be Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Byron Memorial Park in Williamsport.

Events are planned throughout the event. Pack the Park events will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Games, displays, a helicopter, SWAT team, safety displays, wall climbing, dunking booth and food items all are on the schedule of summer fun festivities. A free swim also is planned.

For more information, call 301-223-7711.

Railroading during Civil War is focus of event

A presentation on railroading during the Civil War will be Thursday, Aug. 11, at 7 a.m. at the Hagerstown Railroad Museum at City Park in Hagerstown.

A special historical presentation and slide show will be given by Dan Toomey, guest curator at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum.

For more information, call 301-791-5076.

Going green event planned at Valley Mall

An educational event to help people go green will be Saturday, Aug. 13, at Valley Mall.

There will be alternative-energy vendors and displays throughout the mall, including electric and hybrid vehicles; solar, wind, and geothermal energy sources; weatherization choices; and more.

For more information, call Sherry Donovan at 301-790-2800, ext. 658, or send an email to

Halfway church to host summer concert

Virginia Avenue Church of God at 17306 Virginia Ave. will host a concert on Sunday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m.

The singing group Julian Drive is scheduled to perform.

All are invited to attend this fun evening of worship and entertainment. A freewill offering will be received.

For more information, call 301-582-2243 or go to

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