Five for your planner: Tuesday, April 10

April 09, 2012
  • Iyanla Vanzant, along with special guests, will speak at The Maryland Theatre on April 13.
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1. Iyanla Vanzant speaks

Iyanla Vanzant and special guests will present an evening of music, dance and speech featuring Nana Malaya and the Nubian Dance Institute, author Bee Bee West, and recording artist Steve-O. Show is 7 p.m. Friday, April 13, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagers-town. Tickets cost $25 to $100. Call 301-790-3500 or go to

2. Spinning a yarn in Shepherdstown

Shepherdstown Stories, a fundraiser sponsored by Friends of Shepherdstown Library, will feature storytellers Clifford Branson, Laura First, Jay Hurley, Joe Matthews, Carlos Niederhauser, Hali Taylor and Randy Tremba. Ed Zahniser will be master of ceremonies. The evening will also feature music of Don Oehser and Friends and appetizers and desserts. Saturday, April 14, 7 p.m. doors open; 7:30 p.m. program. Shepherdstown War Memorial Building, corner of German and Princess streets, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $35 per person. Limited seating, purchase tickets early. Call 304-876-1139.

3. Importance of Antietam

Antietam National Battlefield historian Ted Alexander will discuss the Battle of Antietam and its importance in history at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Antietam National Battlefield's visitor center, off Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg. Admission is free. Call 301-432-5124.

4. Dinner and a song

An Evening in Hancock will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Park-N-Dine Restaurant, 189 E. Main St., Hancock. Dinner, music and stories. A fundraiser to promote upcoming events in Hancock. Sponsored by the Hancock Arts Council. $30. Call 301-678-5622 or 301-678-5719.

5 .Top-tapping music

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will perform at  8 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Shippensburg University's H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. Tickets cost $25 to $39. Call 717-477-7469 or go to

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