Weekend calendar - March 30

March 29, 2013

ShepRobo Fest

Shepherd University robotics competition featuring a firefighting robot contest, mech-warfare robot contest, sumo robot match and Lego League contest. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Shepherd University’s Butcher Center, off University Drive, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Go to


Neal Bachtell will discuss “Space Exploration.” 2 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Free with admission fee of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Search for the Stars

See Search for the Stars finalists live, on stage hosted by Herald-Mail Media. 3 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $5. Call 301-790-3500 or go to

Strength of Strings

A benefit for Jeff Fignar will include live music, special acts, silent auction and more. All proceeds will go toward a trust fund for Jeff’s son, Drake. Entertainment includes Strength of Strings Family Jam, Speakeasy Boys, shown above, Brokedown Hustlers, Boomtown Hoops and Sticky Longfingers and the Rusted Butter. 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Funkstown American Legion ballroom, 12 N. Westside Ave., Funkstown. $5 minimum donation.

Live-action family movie

A live action movie about a young man and a tiger stuck together on a life boat. 7 p.m. Saturday. Bridge of Life, 14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-1674 or go to

Gospel saxophone

Saxophonist Edwin Sepulveda will perform. 7 p.m. Saturday. Way Station Coffeehouse, 300 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Call Tom at 717-552-3404.

Carillon recital

Jim Brinson will present a carillon recital. 3 p.m. Sunday. Mercersburg Academy’s Swoope Carillon at Irvine Memorial Chapel, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, Pa. Go to

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