Five for your planner: Sunday, March 25

March 22, 2012

1. Art's in bloom

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts' Art in Bloom will open Friday, March 30, with a preview reception. Tickets cost $30 for Friday. Floral interpretations of works of art will be on view. The event continues 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 31; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 1. Saturday and Sunday are free. The museum is located in Hagerstown's City Park. Call 301-739-5727.

2. An orchestral moment

The Cumberland Valley School of Music Community String Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at Wilson College's Thomson Alumnae Chapel, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call 717-261-1220.

3. Tisket, a tasket

Pleasant Hall Volunteer Fire Department will host an Easter egg hunt for ages 1 to 12. Event is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 31. Rain or shine. Pleasant Hall Volunteer Fire Department, 9722 Cumberland Highway, Pleasant Hall, Pa. Call 717-532-5155.

4. Puppy paintings

Terry Lynn Shotton will display beeswax-and-oil paintings inspired by two golden retrievers in her exhibit, "Goldens in My Garden." Show opens Friday, March 30. Meet the artist, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 1. Exhibit continues through Sunday, April 29. Mansion House Art Gallery, 501 Highland Way, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-6813 or go to

5. Plucking some strings

Hagerstown Community College guitar instructors Tobias Hurwitz and Candice Mowbray will perform solo pieces and duets by J.S. Bach and Steve Vai and original compositions at 8 p.m. Friday, March 30, a Hagerstown Community College, Kepler Center, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Free. Call 240-500-2509 or email

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