'An Evening in Hancock'

April 11, 2012|Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock

The annual Hancock Arts Council fundraiser, “An Evening in Hancock” takes place  Friday at the Park-n-Dine Restaurant, 189 E. Main St. 

Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with the show beginning at 7 p.m. 

Music will be provided by groups such as Take Two, the Hancock Civil War String Band and a special appearance by Tori Anderson of Possum Holler.

A limited number of tickets are still available for purchase at the door. 

Tickets cost $30 per person.

There will be a cash bar for wine and beer.

Spaghetti dinner

On Saturday, an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, Church and High streets in Hancock.

It is a benefit dinner for local resident Hannah Creek, a student at Shippensburg University who will be going abroad to study later this spring. 


Poetry workshop

The Hancock Arts Council has invited Nan Fry to lead a poetry workshop  May 5 and 6.  Author of two books, “Relearning the Dark” and “Say What I am Called,”  Fry uses her expertise to guide students in the process of writing poetry. 

A recipient of an Ed Press Award for excellence in educational journalism, Fry's work has been published in journals, anthologies and textbooks.

She has taught at the Corcoran College of Art and Design for more than 20 years.

She has also written “Poetry in Motion from Coast to Coast: 120 Poems from the Subways and Buses.” 

The workshop will be held in Hancock at a location still to be determined.  Registration costs $15. 

To register, contact Sinclair Hamilton at 301-678-5719.

Kids clothing resale planned

Hancock in Motion will sponsor a Kids Spring Resale Saturday, May 5 (the only one this year for children’s items only). 

A 10-by-15-foot space can be rented for $10. You supply your own tables, chairs, canopies and change. 

The resale is strictly for selling infant through teen items.

Vendor registration before the event is required. Registration forms are available at  Hancock Town Hall. 

For more information, call 301-678-6937 or send an e-mail to

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