Five for your planner: Friday, May 25

May 24, 2012
  • On Saturday, May 26, Tom Riford, retired U.S. Marine Corps sergeant, will speak at a Memorial Day ceremony. The event at Rose Hill Cemetery in Hagerstown will feature military honors by AMVETS Post 10 and bag piper Rick Conrad.
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1. Memorial Day service
Speaker Tom Riford, retired U.S. Marine Corps sergeant, military honors by AMVETS Post 10, bag piper Rick Conrad, Mason Dixon Barbershop Quartet “The Polished Four,” trolley car tours and refreshments. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Rose Hill Cemetery, 600 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-3630.

2. Dancing music
Shades of Blue Orchestra will perform big band era ballroom music to open the Pen Mar concert series. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, Cascade. Free. Call 240-313-2700.

3. Garden o’ blues
A garden party featuring The Pete Lancaster Band, food, two complimentary drinks and a cash bar. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 31. Miller House, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $10 or $20; Call 301-797-8782.

4. Dancing
Waltz and rumba dance class will be Tuesday, May 29. Singles are welcome. 6:30 p.m. beginners class; 8 p.m. intermediate. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. $10 per person. Call 717-597-9325.

5. Hymn sing
Guitarist Kenny Johnson, banjo player Dennis McKinney and other local church singers and musicians will join church choirs in a concert and hymn sing to benefit the Samples Manor Church of God cemetery. 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at Samples Manor Church of God, 2128 Harpers Ferry Road, Sharpsburg. Call 304-616-1437.

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