Five for your planner: Sunday, March 4

February 29, 2012

1. To be a princess

Cinderella's Closet will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, 4 to 6:30 p.m., at Washington County Technical High School, 50 W. Oak Ridge Drive, Hagerstown. Formal dresses for students. None of the dresses will be more than $40. Open to the public. Funds benefit the Humane Society of Washington County. For more information, contact Ben Cross at 301-733-2060 or

2. A chocoholic's delight

Chocolate Extravaganza will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Waynesboro Country Club, 11000 Country Club Road, Waynesboro, Pa. Event features dancing, live music and chocolate treats. This year's theme is "Some Enchanted Evening." Music will be provided by Neil Wright Band. 7 to 9 p.m. $25 per person. Purchase tickets at Mainstreet Waynesboro on Center Square or

3. An 'open house'

John C. Allen Jr. will discuss his new book, "Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, WV, 1735-1835," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at . Shepherd University's Scarborough Library, King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va.  Sponsored by the Scarborough Society. Free. Call 304-876-5397 or go to

4. Look to the stars

"New Horizons' final show this season will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at William Brish Planetarium at Washington County Public Schools' Central Office, 820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown. $3; $2 students and children; $10 maximum for families. No late admissions. Call 301-766-2898.

5. Buchanan's cabin


Dan Guzy will discuss "History and Mystery of the James Buchanan Cabin" during a meeting of Allison-Antrim Museum members at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at Allison-Antrim's German bank barn, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Free, donations accepted. Call 717-597-9325, go to or follow @greencastlemuzm on Twitter.

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