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Five for your planner: Wednesday, April 3

April 02, 2013
  • The Diamonds will perform Saturday at The Capitol Theatre.
Photographer:jeff dow /

1. How about a concert, 'Little Darlin''?

The Diamonds will perform their hits from the '50s and '60s at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $15 to $25. Net proceeds will benefit The Capitol Theatre. Call 717-263-0202 or go to www.thecapitoltheatre.org.


2. Musical 'Night at the Movies'

Maryland Symphony Orchestra presents "A Night at the Movies with the Music of John Williams," 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S Potomac St, downtown Hagerstown. MSO will perform well-known movie themes by John Williams such as "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Star Wars." 8 p.m. $15 to $83. $8 to $25 for children from 3 years of age through high school. Student rush tickets $5 and available beginning 90 minutes before performance Call 301-797-4000 or go to www.marylandsymphony.org.


3. An afternoon of 'Whiskey'

"Whiskey Beach" spring book signing event will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Turn the Page Bookstore, 18 N. Main St., Boonsboro. The book signing will celebrate Nora Roberts' annual hardcover release, "Whiskey Beach." Other authors attending include Maya Banks, Jeanine Cummins, Donna Kauffman, Mary Kay McComas and local authors K.R. Flanagan and Vince Gisriel. All books autographed must be purchased at Turn the Page. Free tickets will be given out from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 301-432-4588 or email info@ttpbooks.com.


4. Slimed for the sake of science

Jamie Kenton, 4-H Extension educator, pictured, will discuss slimy science, from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Free with admission fee of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to www.discoverystation.org.



5. For spring

Audubon Wildflower Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Yankauer Nature Preserve, north of Shepherdstown, W.Va. The festival will include guided wildflower walks through the preserve for advanced wildflower spotters and beginners and families, children's activities and refreshments. Wildlife photographer and author S.J. Brown will share stories of her encounters with wildlife and autograph her books. Guided walks will leave the pavilion on the hour, though visitors are welcome to explore the trails on their own. Poems that focus on spring themes will be posted on the preserve's Kingfisher Trail. Free. For directions, go to www.potomacaudubon.org. Call 304-676-3397 or email kristin@potomacaudubon.org.



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