Five for your planner: Sunday, Aug. 4

August 01, 2013
  • Devin Thomas, left, of Hagerstown and his friend Annie Bloyer, second from left, stand up on the Sea Ray ride at the Smithsburg Carnival in 2010.
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1. Smithsburg Carnival

Smithsburg Volunteer Fire Co. Carnival opens with nightly entertainment, including a karaoke contest, Monday, Aug. 5; SkweezPlay, ’70s and ’80s variety, Tuesday, Aug. 6; and Richie Fields from Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday, Aug. 7. Smithsburg Carnival grounds behind fire department, 22 N. Main St., Smithsburg. Pre-paid ride-all-night-tickets, $12; $20 at the gate. Continues through Saturday, Aug. 10. For information, go to

2. Children’s summer stories

Children will gather under the tree near the visitors center to hear stories and enjoy related hands-on activities. For children in preschool and older, accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Renfrew Institute. 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 6 and 13. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Parking is in the lower lot off Welty Road. If it rains or for information, call 717-762-0373.

3. Gospel singing

Gospel in the Park concert series features the Heavners. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Call 301-791-5464.


4. Dustin Lynch to sing

Dustin Lynch will perform 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Berkeley County Youth Fair, 2419 Golf Course Road, Martinsburg, W.Va. Admission, $5; free for ages 12 and younger. Go to

5. Legos in Hancock

Children are invited to play with LEGO building blocks from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Hancock War Memorial Library, 220 Park Road, Hancock. Call 301-678-5300.

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