AAUW meeting to include speaker

February 18, 2013|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

The Hagerstown Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet Saturday at noon at Ryan’s, 17830 Garland Groh Blvd.

There will be a presentation by Beth Matonak on the value of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education for girls.

Anyone interested is invited to attend.

The buffet lunch costs $6.79, plus beverage cost.

To RSVP, call 301-582-4070. Members and nonmembers, are welcome.

Preschool plans open house March 3

Spread your Wings Learning Center will hold an open house Sunday, March 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown.

The theme will be “Meet the Cat in the Hat!,” the famous book by Dr. Seuss.

The preschool is enrolling for the fall semester.

For more information, call 301-331-1413 or 301-310-6263.

Travelogue series continues Wednesday


The Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown will present the fifth program of the travelogue series, “America, Sea to Shining Sea,” Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the South Hagerstown High School auditorium.

The presenter will be Stan Walsh. Single-admission tickets are sold at the door on show nights. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students. Proceeds help the club support area charities.

Solo festival

Washington County Public Schools will present the 2013 Solo and Ensemble Festival for vocal, piano and guitar Saturday, March 16, at Hagerstown Community College’s Kepler Center.

Students who have already registered will be adjudicated on their overall performance and musicianship.

Vocalists performing level 2 music or higher that receive a superior rating will qualify for the State Solo and Ensemble. Parents are welcome to attend but cannot be in the room while the adjudication is taking place. The event will start at 1 p.m. and conclude around 4 p.m.

This is not a competition, but rather a chance for soloists and ensembles to get feedback about their performances.

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