Five for your planner: Wednesday, June 13

June 12, 2012
  • MIHI Fishin Frenzy will be Saturday, June 16, at Pangborn Park, 530 Pangborn Blvd., Hagerstown.
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1. It's a frenzy of good fishin'

MIHI Fishin' Frenzy will be Saturday, June 16, at Pangborn Park, 530 Pangborn Blvd., Hagerstown. 8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. fishing. Awards for largest fish caught and smallest fish caught, largest trout caught and largest five trout caught. Open to ages 12 and younger and 65 and older and those with disabilities. Call 301-745-6444.

2. 'Gods and Generals' —  extended

The extended director's cut of the epic Civil War movie "Gods and Generals" will be shown  at 4  p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Bridge of Life church, 14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Includes scenes of the Battle of Antietam not included in the original release of the movie, which is 280 minutes and rated PG-13. $10 admission. Call 301-992-3122 or email

3. Pennsylvania remembers

A Civil War 150 commemoration  will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Living historians will illustrate the events of 1863, when Gen. Robert E. Lee and his troops ruled Greencastle, Pa. Historian Ted Alexander will discuss "When War Passed This Way: The Civil War in Franklin County." Alicia Miller will discuss the role of the Ladies Aide Societies of Greencastle, Mont Alto and Waynesboro played during the war. Jeffrey Wert will speak about "Lee's Army during the Gettysburg Campaign." Steve Recker will discuss "Virtual Gettysburg." Jerry Bayer will discuss Civil War weaponry. BBQ by Ralph will provide chicken. Go to

4. 'September Suspense' book signing

Historian Dennis Frye will sign copies of "September Suspense: Lincoln's Union in Peril" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau Visitor Welcome Center, 16 Public Square, downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3246 or email

5. Art from the Motherland

A show of African arts and crafts from Women's Art Project in Uganda, including baskets, beads and fabric items will be at the Ice House, on the corner of Independence and Mercer streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Public reception is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 15. The show continues through Sunday, Aug. 19. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

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