Weekend calendar - March 31

March 30, 2012

Saturday Plus

Paul Swartz will discuss and sign his book, “Love Above All Else.” 2 p.m. today. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Free with admission of $5 to $7; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Youth fishing rodeo

Space is limited to 30 participants, and registration is required. Each participant must be accompanied by an adult older than 18 and bring their own bait and tackle. For children ages 15 and younger. 9 a.m. to noon today. Fort Frederick State Park’s beaver pond, 11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool. To register, call 301-842-2155. Rain date is Saturday, April 7.

Pirate Party

The event will offer a variety of age-appropriate activities, including the Teddy Bear/Pirate Circus puppet show in the gazebo area at 11 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m. Event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Martinsburg Mall, 800 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Activities are free.

FRESH food

The third in a series of workshops called “FRESH! — Finding Responsible Eating Strategies for Health” — will feature a panel discussion. 1:30 p.m. today. Wilson College’s Patterson Lounge in Laird Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. $5. Call 717-264-4141, ext. 3247.

Choral concert

Hagerstown Choral Arts and the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts will perform Haydn’s “Lord Nelson Mass.” 4 p.m. today. Trinity Lutheran Church, corner of Randolph Avenue and North Potomac Street, Hagerstown. Free will offering. Go to www.hagerstownchoral

Christian rock band

Doorway 320, a Christian rock band, will perform originals and covers. Today, 4 p.m. doors open; 5 p.m. show. Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St., Williamsport. $5. Purchase tickets by calling the church at 301-223-7040.

Mandolin orchestra

The Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra will perform classical music, show tunes, rags, marches and other compositions for mandolin ensembles. 7:30 p.m. today. Wilson College’s Laird Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $7.50 to $15; free for children in kindergarten through grade 12. Call 717-262-2003 or email

Gospel concert

The Jacobs Brothers and the Masters Four quartet will perform. 6 p.m. today. Two Top Fellowship Church, 13743 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg, Pa. Call 717-328-2712 or 717-261-7587.

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