Travelogue series

March 26, 2012|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

The Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown will conclude its 37th season of the travelogue series with “Discovering the Dutch” Wednesday, April 18. 

The program, at South Hagerstown High School, begins at 7:30 p.m.

The presenter will be Sandy Mortimer, who will talk about the gabled homes, several lowland provinces and the city of Amsterdam.

Single-admission tickets are sold at the door. Tickets cost $10 for  adults and $5 for students. 

Proceeds help the club support charities in Washington County.

For tickets, call 301-739-1981.

Softball league forming

The Washington County Senior Softball League will begin practice Monday, April 2, at 6 p.m. for its senior co-ed softball league.


Registration forms are available at Hagerstown City Park softball fields. 

Registration costs $30.

Practices are Monday through Thursday during April, and the league expects to begin playing two games a week in May.

The league is adding a new team, since it had to turn players away last year.

All teams are formed through a draft system by age groups and the practice allows team managers to evaluate players.

Men (50 and older) and women (40 and older) are welcome to try out.  

For more information, call A.J. at 301-834-7799.

Valley Art Association

Valley Art Association will hold its regular meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Mansion House Art Center in Hagerstown City Park.

After the business meeting and refreshments, artist Michael Timothy Davis will give a  demonstration of his oil paintings.

The public is invited.

The Mansion House is at 501 Highland Way in Hagerstown.

For more information, call 301-797-6813.

Hagerstown Lions Club

Tuesday — Friendship Day will be held. Members are invited to bring a guest who might be interested in joining the Hagerstown Lions Club. Guests will have lunch  paid for by the club. 

City College offered

Hagerstown city residents are invited to attend City College, an eight-week course that introduces each department of local government to give citizens a better understanding of what’s happening in the community.

The class will meet Mondays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., beginning April 2.

At the first meeting, attendees will meet the mayor and city administrator, who will discuss the history of Hagerstown and give the class an overview of how local government works. During the course, each department will provide citizens with information about the work done within the organization and the services provided to the community.

Meeting locations vary each week, and the class will run through May 21.

Light refreshments will be provided at 6 p.m.

To register, call 301-739-8577, ext. 111, or send an email to DCED@hagers

‘His Story’

A dramatic presentation of “His Story” will be performed at Virginia Avenue Church of God, 17306 Virginia Ave.

Presentations will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. A nursery will be provided and a free-will offering will be accepted.

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

Easter at City Market

City Farmers Market, 25 W. Church St. Hagerstown, will offer Easter activities Saturday, April 7, starting at 8 a.m.  

There will be an Easter egg hunt from 8 to 11 a.m.. Specially marked eggs will earn extra prizes.

The event is for those ages 12 and younger.

The Easter Bunny will visit the market from 9 to 11 a.m. Anyone older than 12 who wears bunny ears can earn a treat, too.

For more information, go to www.hagerstown

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