Five events for your planner: Sunday, Sept. 25

September 26, 2011
  • Gad Abouts Square Dance Club sponsors square dancing 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays.
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1. Grab your partner

Beginner square dance classes for singles or couples sponsored by Gad Abouts Square Dance Club. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at Wilson Ruritan Club, 16204 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. There will be 25 Monday evening classes. $6 per class. Call 717-977-1040 or 304-258-0945 or email

2. Revving up for a fun ride

Thunder in the Square is a car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show. Food and live music. All winners will be invited to participate in the 2011 Mummers Parade. Registration, 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at The Maryland Theatre, South Potomac Street, downtown Hagerstown. $5 entry fee. All proceeds benefit the Alsatia Club. Call 301-739-2044.

3. It's a British invasion

1964 The Tribute, a Beatles tribute band, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept.. 29, The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Ages 3 and older. Tickets cost $22 to $39. Call 717-263-0202 or email

4. Life captured on film

"Trailer Trash" is a documentary that explores the impact of violence on Don Diego Ramirez's family. 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at The Arts Center, 300 W. King St., downtown Martinsburg, W.Va. Free. Call 304-261-1089, email or go to

5. Ode to Appalachia

Appalachian author Ron Rash will attend a reception and book signing featuring readings and photos from this year's anthology. Exhibit and readings at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27; reception at 8 p.m. in Scarborough Reading Room. Shepherd University's Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies, off King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Call 304-876-5220 or email

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