Mansion House to be part of museum ramble

April 23, 2012|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

On May 5 and 6, the  Mansion House Art Center will participate in the annual Washington County Museum Ramble. The event is free.

The art center will be open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

From May 4 to 27, Valley Art Association photography members will exhibit “Shoot the Civil War” in the North Gallery of the Mansion House Art Center.

Discovery Station to unveil Moller exhibit

Discovery Station will have a ribbon-cutting event Tuesday at noon for the opening of its Moller organ exhibit.

The new exhibit is funded by the Mary K. Bowman Fund for Historical and Fine Arts.

On Saturday, Dean Burkett, “Mr. Magic,” will present “Magic and Your Eyes” at Discovery Station at 2 p.m.
There is no fee.

Hagerstown Tea Party to hold meeting Thursday

Hagerstown Tea Party will hold a membership meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at Next Dimensions in Hagerstown.


The meeting is open to the public.

The speaker will be Del. Neil Parrott, who will talk about the recent redistricting of District 6 and kick off the petition drive.

For more information, call Lynda at 301-992-6943 or send an email to   

SHHS Class of 1959 to meet for lunch

The South Hagerstown High Class of 1959 will hold its quarterly luncheon Tuesday, May 1,  at Fireside Restaurant, Plaza Hotel, 1716 Underpass Way, Hagerstown

The group will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the back meeting room and will order from the menu.

All classmates, spouses and friends are welcome.

For more information, call Donna (Rockwell) Smith at 301-797-8761 or send an email to  

TRIAD of Washington County plans seminar

TRIAD will sponsor a free seminar Tuesday, May 1, at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Western Maryland  Hospital Center, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.

The topic will be  “MAP: What is MAP?”  Come to the presentation and learn about the organization and what it can do for senior citizens. 

TRIAD will have its regular monthly meeting before the presentation.

Members are asked to arrive by 12:30 p.m. Reservations are not required. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Bill Baschke at 410-733-0220 or Janet Bowen at 301-582-2520.

Mother’s Day tea offered at church

The community is invited to a Mother’s Day tea for moms and dads sponsored by Bester Community Cares.

The event will take place Wednesday, May 16, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., on the corner of Summit Avenue and Howard Street in Hagerstown.

Light snacks will be provided, along with various teas, gifts, door prizes and a “make and take” craft for children.

A clothes/accessory closet will be available for dads to put together a Mother’s Day gift for moms.
Please RSVP by May 9 by calling 301-733-4720.

Lioness Club to meet May 3

The regular meeting of the Hagerstown Lioness club will be Thursday, May 3, at the Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center in downtown Hagerstown.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

The guest speaker will be Tom Riford, president and chief executive officer of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Riford will talk about the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Cancellations and additional reservations should be called in by Sunday to 301-733-8647.

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