Staff picks: Boonsboro HS drama, storms on the sun, Easter arts and crafts show, and more

March 21, 2013
  • HMTV6 meteorologist Brittany Beggs will speak about "weather" on the sun on Saturday, March 23, at Discovery Station in downtown Hagerstown.
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The Top Five

‘Done to Death’
The story alternates between imagination and reality as five mystery writers wrestle with the problem of writing a television mystery/murder series. Then real murders occur. Presented by Boonsboro High School Drama. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, and Friday, March 22. Boonsboro High School, 10 Campus Ave., Boonsboro. Call 301-766-8022 and ask for Michael J. Bair.

Storms on the sun
HMTV6 meteorologist Brittany Beggs will speak about the anticipated maximum in the 11-year sunspot cycle and how it affects weather on Earth. 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Free with admission fee of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Dance Like No One is Watching
Benefits will go to Holly Place. There will be sparkling lights, energetic music, silent auction, hors d’oeuvres. Open to adults. 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Women’s Club ballroom, 31 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. $25 per person in advance; $35 per person at the door. Dress is T-shirts to sequins. Call 301-797-5637 or email

Build ’em up
Home Builders Association of Washington County will present its annual home show. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 23; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 24. Hagerstown Community College’s Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. $2; free for those 12 and younger. Go to

Gospel concert
The Inspirations will perform Saturday, March 23. 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. Greencastle-Antrim High School auditorium, 300 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Tickets cost $10 and $12; free for those 12 and younger. Tickets are available at Lifeway Christian Store in Chambersburg, Pa., and Sunnyway Foods in Greencastle, Pa., and Chambersburg. Call 717-264-5138 or 717-263-4602.

Top Five Free

Bunny Trail Craft Show
Arts and crafts, a visit by the Easter Bunny (bring a camera), and children’s crafts by Girl scout Troop 40411. Food will be sold. Sponsored by C&O Canal Committee. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 22; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 23. Springfield Farm Barn, off U.S. 11, Springfield Lane, Williamsport. Call 301-223-4599 or 301-223-1899.

Family night egg hunt
Free dinner, egg hunt and the movie “Lion of Judah.” All ages. 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Bethel United Methodist Church, 21006 Twin Springs Drive, Chewsville. Free. Call 301-733-8387 or email

Art in Bloom
On Saturday, March 23, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown presents floral arrangements interpreting pieces of art. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Go to or call 301-739-5727.

Easter egg hunt
On Sunday, March 24, Hearty Pet in Hagerstown invites area children to bring their dogs and cats to an Easter egg hunt. Events from 1 to 3 p.m. Egg hunt at 2 p.m. Hearty Pet, 19918 Jefferson Blvd., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-7387.

String orchestra concert
Cumberland Valley String Orchestra will present a concert featuring a diverse program. Nicole Lehman will be the featured violin soloist for “Romanze and Scherzo” from Symphony No. 4 by Robert Schumann. 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, Wilson College’s Thomson Alumnae Chapel, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Free, donations accepted. Call 717-261-1220.

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