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Five for your planner: Tuesday, April 17

April 16, 2012
  • The Newcomer House at Antietam National Battlefield features interpretive exhibits of the Civil War. Half a mile east of Sharpsburg along Md. 34. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in April. Open daily in May.
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1. House of history

The Newcomer House at Antietam National Battlefield features interpretive exhibits of the Civil War. Half a mile east of Sharpsburg along Md. 34. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in April. Open daily in May. Call 301-791-3246 or go to www.newcomerhouse.org.



2. 'From Russia with Love'

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present its final Masterworks concert of the season. Pianist Yuliya Gorenman, right, will perform Rachmaninov's Piano Concert No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30. Also on the program will be Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 2 in G minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian." 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21; 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $5 to $83. Call 301-797-4000 or go to www.marylandsymphony.org.



3. Study of wolves

Conservation biologist Cristina Eisenberg will present "The Wolf's Tooth: Keystone Predators, Trophic Cascades, and Biodiversity" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. No reservations required. Contact Mark Madison at 304-876-7276 or mark_madison@fws.gov, or go to nctc.fws.gov/history/publiclectures.html.



4. Friday night is for music

Matt Zimmerman plays acoustic guitar and romantic music from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 20, at Knob Hall Winery, 14108 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring. $5, for ages 21 and older. Call 301-842-2777 or go to www.knobhallwinery.com.



5. True story

The documentary "Waste Land" will be shown. at 7 p.m. Friday, April 20, at Hagerstown Community College, Kepler Theater, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. The film by Vik Muniz profiles pickers of recyclable materials at Brazil's largest garbage dump. Free. Go to www.wastelandmovie.com.



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