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Five for your planner: Wednesday, May 15

May 14, 2013
  • Noah and Nicholas Milum, age 7 of Hagerstown watch G scale model trains go by at the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, at last year's Railroad Heritage Days. This year's event is Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19.
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1. Waiting for the train
Railroad Heritage Days will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, at Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. The event features Thomas the Tank Engine trackless ride, Lego operating train layout, historic railroad equipment, Trains of Christmas layout, trains for kids to operate, G-, O- and HO-scale model railroads; gift shop and more. $5; 50 cents for ages 12 and younger.

2. Tea with the queen
Miss Queen State Audreanna Colombo will host an afternoon of tea, table etiquette and entertainment. The event will include different teas, princess punch and three courses of light refreshments. Table manners, entertainment and silent auction will also be part of the afternoon. Wear princess or tea attire, prize for best dressed. Event is 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Homewood Suites by Hilton, 1650 Pullman Lane, Hagerstown. For ticket information, call 301-730-5497 or email midnightvette@aol.com. Tickets will only be sold in advance. Proceeds will go to Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

3. Reelin’ them in
The One Mountain Foundation will host its second children’s fishing rodeo for ages 5 to 12 on Sunday, May 19, at  Fort Ritchie. Event will include an educational presentation from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; hands-on session on casting; and fishing on Lake Royer. Three age divisions. 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; check-in, 8 a.m. Fort Ritchie’s check-in at the pavilion adjacent to Lakeside Hall on Lake Royer, Cascade. $5. For registration forms and rules, go to www.onemountainfoundation.org/2013events or email info@onemountainfoundation.org. Limited to 100 children. Call 717-794-2609 or email carriemummert@comcast.net.

4. On their toes
Ballet and All that Jazz  will perform their spring recital at 2  and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The afternoon show includes the tiniest dancers performing ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop along with senior soloists and the newly formed BTJ dance company. The evening show features intermediate to advanced dancers performing original choreography in classical ballet, modern, tap, jazz and hip-hop with the 10 graduating seniors soloists. Tickets, $6. Call 301-790-3500.


5. Hanging out with the bands
Boonsboro Middle and High School bands will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Shafer Park gazebo, 37 Park Drive, Boonsboro. Free.

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