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NEWS
December 9, 2008
WILLIAMSPORT - "Doughboy Salute," a piece of music just commissioned for Frank Buckles - the last remaining U.S. veteran of WWI - will be performed at the Williamsport Community Band's holiday concert Sunday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. at Williamsport High School. Buckles, 107, from Charles Town, W.Va., and the composer, Kenny Bierschenk from Cincinnati, will attend. The piece is a collection of WWI songs with narration. It has been in the works since last summer.
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NEWS
August 6, 1997
Entertainment at Mercersburg Lions Club Community Fair MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Besides Mercersburg Area Community Band, other entertainment at Mercersburg Lions Club Community Fair at Lions Club Fairgrounds on Park Street in Mercersburg includes: Monday, Aug. 11 - Blue Grass Cut Ups, country-western Tuesday, Aug. 12 - Bob and the Kaktus Kowboys, country-western Wednesday, Aug. 13 - Branded, country-western Thursday, Aug. 14...
NEWS
December 11, 2003
Frederick hosts parade FREDERICK, Md. - The Kris Kringle Procession postponed by last week's snow and ice storm, will be slightly different than originally planned. The parade begins at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at the corner of Patrick and East streets instead of Everedy Square. Participants will line up on South East Street between Patrick and All Saints streets between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Drop off parking will be available in Delaplaine Visual Arts Center parking lot. The procession will march to Baker Park and conclude with closing ceremonies, caroling and lighting of the official city tree.
NEWS
by DON AINES | November 29, 2004
chambersburg@herald-mail.com GREENCASTLE, Pa. - After its final concert of the year Sunday, members of the Greencastle Community Band headed home to Hollidaysburg, McConnellsburg and Chambersburg, Pa., Keedysville and Boonsboro, and even down the street to homes in Greencastle. "The core of the Greencastle Community Band is about 15 to 20 people, but as you can see, we have more than 40 up here," Director Pat Beard told the audience of about 100 people at the Greencastle Church of the Brethren.
NEWS
July 2, 2005
WILLIAMSPORT - The Williamsport town museum committee will honor town founder Brigadier General Otho Holland Williams on Monday, July 4, at 11 a.m., at the Riverview Cemetery as part of daylong events celebrating Independence Day. The holiday festivities move to Byron Memorial Park at 7:30 p.m. Following a welcome and invocation at 7:45 p.m., Shannon Draper will sing the national anthem. An AMVETS honor guard will bring in the colors, and the Williamsport Community Band will perform at 8 p.m. Fireworks in the park start at 9:15 p.m. People are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
NEWS
June 3, 2003
BOONSBORO - The 2003 summer concert series in Boonsboro's Shafer Park will get under way Sunday at 7 p.m. with the Boonsboro Middle School Jazz Band performing. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the middle school auditorium. The remaining concerts, all of which begin at 7 p.m., will feature: June 15, Sound Doctrine, a Southern gospel quartet June 29, Hagerstown Community College's New Horizons Band July 3, Rohrersville Band and fireworks display/celebration.
NEWS
July 1, 2008
Friday · Waynesboro, Pa., Summer Jubilee, off East Main Street across from Waynesboro Hospital. Firecracker 5K and 1-mile children's fun run, 8:30 a.m., parade down Main Street, 10:30 a.m., arts and crafts vendors, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children's games, pie-eating contest, money machine, food, pony rides, petting zoo, bands and bicycle raffles. Fireworks at dusk. Rain date for fireworks only is Saturday. · Chambersburg, Pa., A Day at the Park, Memorial Park. Antique car show, 1 to 5 p.m. Formal military flag retreat at 7 p.m., followed by Mercersburg (Pa.)
NEWS
May 14, 2001
William Boone Days are celebrated in Boonsboro The annual William Boone Days in Boonsboro featured historical demonstrations from time periods ranging from the 15th century to World War II. The public watched re-enactors participate in staged events from the War of the Roses, French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, Civil War, Old West, Mexican War, World War I and World War II. People learned about medical techniques from the...
NEWS
August 6, 2006
Meet the artists The artists of Spectrum Seven meet the public from 2 to 4 p.m. Mansion House Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-797-6813. Community band concert Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform, featuring euphonium soloist Lucas Spiros, formerly of the U.S. Marine Band. Selections include music by Verdi, Hindemuth and Bernstein. 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, Hagerstown City Park. Free. Ballroom dance concert CASCADE - The Bill Krantz Combo will perform.
LIFESTYLE
December 22, 2010
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The CVSM Community Symphonic Band is accepting new members who are interested in performing in a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30. The program for the concert will include classical music, musical theater, jazz, marches and traditional concert band music. Rehearsals are scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 9, 16 and 23 in the Chambersburg Area Middle School band room, 1151 E. McKinley St., Chambersburg. The CVSM Community Symphonic Band will be led by Tim Gotwald.
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