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By KATE COLEMAN | katec@herald-mail.com | April 13, 2011
“A Night at the Opera” will bring the Maryland Symphony Orchestra’s 29th season to its grand finale at The Maryland Theatre this weekend. “We’ve selected ‘operatic hits’ for our program, so our avid opera fans will get to hear their favorites and those new to opera will have a chance to fall in love with this wonderful form of music,” Music Director Elizabeth Schulze wrote in an e-mail. MSO audiences have requested something like this over the years, she added.
NEWS
September 15, 2011
Hagerstown Community College has announced that the final concert of the Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series has been canceled. The U.S. Navy Sea Chanters, originally scheduled to perform Sept. 22, has canceled its concert due to a conflicting engagement at the White House. The group will return to HCC next summer for the eighth annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 2011
Hagerstown Community College announced that the final concert of the Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series has been canceled.  The U.S. Navy Sea Chanters, originally scheduled to perform on Sept. 22, have canceled the concert due to a conflicting engagement at the White House.
NEWS
July 15, 2012
The Music by the Lake summer concert series continues Saturday with Stoney Creek bluegrass band playing at the Hagerstown City Park band shell, starting at 7 p.m. The band features guitarist Ed Barney, banjo player Darrell Sanders and Libby Files, bass player.  The concert on July 28 features Bill Emerson and Sweet Drive with three vocalists who each contribute lead and harmony. The Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition will perform contemporary bluegrass music at the final concert on Aug. 4. The concerts are sponsored by the city of Hagerstown, Washington County Arts Council and Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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by KATE COLEMAN | April 15, 2004
Marvin Hamlisch will play a Fazioli grand piano at Frank Center Theater at Shepherd College Sunday afternoon.Hamlisch, composer of Broadway shows and dozens of film scores, has been honored with Grammy, Tony and Academy awards for his work. The "rare" Fazioli has been the focus of the college's declaration of school year 2003-04 as the "Year of the Piano. " Friends of Music, a nonprofit organization created to support musical excellence at Shepherd College, has been raising funds to support the purchase of the instrument, which Department of Music and Theater chairman Mark McCoy first read about in a book, Thad Carhart's "The Piano Shop on the Left Bank.
NEWS
September 2, 2011
Maugansville Pride Day Food, craft vendors, free entertainment, antique tractor display, games, barrel ride train, and displays by local groups and businesses. Opening ceremonies, 9 a.m.; Hagerstown Country Western Dance Association, 10 a.m.; sheriff's K-9 patrol demonstration, 12:30 p.m.; Maria Rose Band, 2:30 p.m.  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Ruritan Park, 18007 Maugans Ave., Maugansville. Call Bob Walton at 301-739-6742. Movie night A family-friendly, animated movie about a boy who rescues his mom from aliens.
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By ELLEN ROWLAND / 240-217-5051 | May 4, 2009
International Night The International Club at North Hagerstown High School will host the second annual International Night in the cafeteria at North High from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 22. This event is student-organized and run. There will be free food, music, displays, performances and a fashion show. Come experience the various cultures represented right here in Hagerstown. Plant sale The Hagerstown Lioness Club will have its annual "Bloom'n Plant Sale" May 6 to 9 at 345 Potomac St. There will be Boston ferns, hanging baskets, planters, pots of annuals, market packs, herbs and pottery.
NEWS
June 14, 1998
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Upper Potomac Dulcimer Fest will host its second annual June Fest workshops Monday through Saturday, June 15-20, at Shepherd College. In addition to the workshops for dulcimer players, there are activities open to other musicians and the public. HEIGHT="6" ALT=" " NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Every afternoon, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. the festival offers a series of mini-classes for hammered dulcimer as well as other instruments. The mini-classes are $10 each or $35 for the week.
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Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | July 19, 2012
Students and spouses of students of South Hagerstown High School Class of 1961 are invited to lunch at Next Dimensions restaurant on Old National Pike in Hagerstown. The reunion lunch is planned Wednesday, July 25, starting at 11 a.m. All students from the Class of 1961 and their spouses are invited. For more information, call Sandy Norcross at 301-223-9574 or Joe Zmerly at 301-663-3484.   Back-to-school event planned at Valley Mall Aback-to-schoolchildren's fair will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Valley Mall.
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Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | July 11, 2012
Starting Thursday, the Just Mom and Me reading and craft series gets under way at Valley Mall .  The event includes stories, songs, crafts and other activities. Story time will be held in the Macy's Court area from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. each Thursday through Aug. 9. The Just Mom and Me weekly event is free and open to those ages 2 to 8. For more information or to register, go to www.shopthevalleymall.com . Summer concerts to start at City Park The Music by the Lake summer concert series begins Saturday at Hagerstown City Park . It will continue for four consecutive Saturdays.
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March 5, 2013
1. Where the rivers meet Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra's final concert of season will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Frank Arts Center, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Simeone Tartaglione, pictured, will be guest conductor. Concert features Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony, Rossini's "The Italian Girl in Algiers" and contemporary music. $27. Call 304-876-5765 or go to www.sufom.org . 2. Art and authors Waynesboro Historical Society will host a book signing and art show from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Oller House, 138 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Guest authors and artists include Mary Alice Baumgardner, Marie Lanser Beck and Maxine Beck, pictured; Becky Dietrich, Ruth Gembe, Terry McClellan with works by John McClellan, Robert Morrow, Sally Sawyer, and Candice Whitsel who will display prints by her late husband, Landis Brent Whitsel.
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Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | July 26, 2012
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, at 1020 Maryland Ave., Hagerstown, (across from the South End Shopping Center) will hold an indoor yard sale Saturday, Aug. 11, from 7 a.m. to noon. The yard sale will be held inside the church. Seasonal items, kitchen items, CDs, electronics, video games, puzzles, toys and books will be available for purchase. The event will be held rain or shine.   National Night Out  National Night Out will be held at Byron Memorial Park in Williamsport on Tuesday, Aug. 7, beginning at 5 p.m. The event is held to heighten crime and drug prevention awarenes.
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Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | July 19, 2012
Students and spouses of students of South Hagerstown High School Class of 1961 are invited to lunch at Next Dimensions restaurant on Old National Pike in Hagerstown. The reunion lunch is planned Wednesday, July 25, starting at 11 a.m. All students from the Class of 1961 and their spouses are invited. For more information, call Sandy Norcross at 301-223-9574 or Joe Zmerly at 301-663-3484.   Back-to-school event planned at Valley Mall Aback-to-schoolchildren's fair will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Valley Mall.
NEWS
July 15, 2012
The Music by the Lake summer concert series continues Saturday with Stoney Creek bluegrass band playing at the Hagerstown City Park band shell, starting at 7 p.m. The band features guitarist Ed Barney, banjo player Darrell Sanders and Libby Files, bass player.  The concert on July 28 features Bill Emerson and Sweet Drive with three vocalists who each contribute lead and harmony. The Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition will perform contemporary bluegrass music at the final concert on Aug. 4. The concerts are sponsored by the city of Hagerstown, Washington County Arts Council and Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
NEWS
Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | July 11, 2012
Starting Thursday, the Just Mom and Me reading and craft series gets under way at Valley Mall .  The event includes stories, songs, crafts and other activities. Story time will be held in the Macy's Court area from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. each Thursday through Aug. 9. The Just Mom and Me weekly event is free and open to those ages 2 to 8. For more information or to register, go to www.shopthevalleymall.com . Summer concerts to start at City Park The Music by the Lake summer concert series begins Saturday at Hagerstown City Park . It will continue for four consecutive Saturdays.
NEWS
September 15, 2011
Hagerstown Community College has announced that the final concert of the Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series has been canceled. The U.S. Navy Sea Chanters, originally scheduled to perform Sept. 22, has canceled its concert due to a conflicting engagement at the White House. The group will return to HCC next summer for the eighth annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 2011
Hagerstown Community College announced that the final concert of the Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series has been canceled.  The U.S. Navy Sea Chanters, originally scheduled to perform on Sept. 22, have canceled the concert due to a conflicting engagement at the White House.
NEWS
September 2, 2011
Maugansville Pride Day Food, craft vendors, free entertainment, antique tractor display, games, barrel ride train, and displays by local groups and businesses. Opening ceremonies, 9 a.m.; Hagerstown Country Western Dance Association, 10 a.m.; sheriff's K-9 patrol demonstration, 12:30 p.m.; Maria Rose Band, 2:30 p.m.  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Ruritan Park, 18007 Maugans Ave., Maugansville. Call Bob Walton at 301-739-6742. Movie night A family-friendly, animated movie about a boy who rescues his mom from aliens.
LIFESTYLE
By KATE COLEMAN | katec@herald-mail.com | April 13, 2011
“A Night at the Opera” will bring the Maryland Symphony Orchestra’s 29th season to its grand finale at The Maryland Theatre this weekend. “We’ve selected ‘operatic hits’ for our program, so our avid opera fans will get to hear their favorites and those new to opera will have a chance to fall in love with this wonderful form of music,” Music Director Elizabeth Schulze wrote in an e-mail. MSO audiences have requested something like this over the years, she added.
NEWS
By ELLEN ROWLAND / 240-217-5051 | May 4, 2009
International Night The International Club at North Hagerstown High School will host the second annual International Night in the cafeteria at North High from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 22. This event is student-organized and run. There will be free food, music, displays, performances and a fashion show. Come experience the various cultures represented right here in Hagerstown. Plant sale The Hagerstown Lioness Club will have its annual "Bloom'n Plant Sale" May 6 to 9 at 345 Potomac St. There will be Boston ferns, hanging baskets, planters, pots of annuals, market packs, herbs and pottery.
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