November 10, 2012
The public is invited to a Castlewood Busker Organ recital in the Hess Room at Minnich Manor in the Quincy Village Retirement Community on Monday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. Presenter Al Good, a village resident, recently completed building a 20-note hand-cranked organ from a kit He had it shipped from Australia. It has interchangeable perforated paper music rolls similar to a player piano. He will share some of the organ's history, as well as some of the challenges has had to overcome while putting it together.
June 13, 2012
The L. Beard Miller Memorial Swimming Pool in Byron Memorial Park is open each day from noon to 6 p.m., unless otherwise posted. The individual cost per visit is $3 for those ages 4 to 12 and those 60 and older; and $4 for those ages 13 to 59. Those younger than 4 will be admitted free. A family of five seasonal membership costs $200; each additional member of the family costs $30. There is still time to sign up for Red Cross swimming lessons. For more information, call 301-223-5983.
May 10, 2012
1. For mom Williamsport Community Band will present a Mother's Day concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 13, at Springfield Farm barn, Springfield Lane, Williamsport. Free. Call 301-223-6538. 2. Mixture mixes it up Mixture Acapella will perform from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Waynesboro Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1 State Hill Road (Pa. 997), Waynesboro, Pa. Freewill offering. Call 717-263-1844 or 717-643-0009. 3. Seniors' farewell Violinist Monica Miller, left, and cellist and vocal soloist Grantley Showalter will present their senior recitals at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Marion Mennonite Church, 4365 Molly Pitcher Highway, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-261-1220 or go to www.cvsmusic.org . 4. Boydville's birthday Historic Boydville Mansion, 601 S. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va., will celebrate its 200th anniversary with free tours of the mansion from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 12. An exhibit of antique and vintage clothing from the 1850s to the 1950s will be displayed throughout the mansion.
February 2, 2012
The Top Five 'Nunsense II' The sequel to “Nunsense” opens Friday. 6 p.m. dinner, followed by show Fridays and Saturdays through Feb. 25; and 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. The Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St. rear, downtown Hagerstown. $42 adults; $29, ages 5 to 11, dinner and show included. Call 301-739-7469. Love songs Decorations, elegant dining, vocal and dance performances. 6 p.m. gift shop, marshmallow roasting, gourmet chocolate treats and Valentine portraits; 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. variety show.
November 25, 2011
Berkeley Springs Book Festival Books from local authors as well as a series of readings and short workshops. Today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ice House, 138 Independence St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. Call 304-258-2300 or go to www.macicehouse.org . Country western dance Hagerstown Country Western Dance Association dance. Features line and couples dances. Dances are on the second and fourth Saturdays. Today, 7 to 10 p.m. Maugansville Ruritan Club, 18007 Maugans Ave., Hagerstown.
February 14, 2011
The Circle of Sisters Celebration will be Monday, March 7, at Hager Hall, starting at 6 p.m. Washington County Business & Professional Women and Commission for Women are co-sponsoring a women’s panel in honor of Women’s History Month with Linda Irvin-Craig, Carolyn Brooks and Mary King. Tickets cost $15 before Feb. 28, or $20 at the door. For more information, call Donna Smith at 301-797-8761 or e-mail DSmith7119@aol.com . Hager Hall is at 901 Dual Highway in Hagerstown.
February 7, 2011
On Jan. 30, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts held its annual raffle drawing, selecting 11 winners from more than 2,000 ticket entries. More than $16,000 was raised to support the museum’s annual operating programs. The museum wants to thank everyone who bought and sold tickets, and the sponsors who made the raffle a success. Special thanks to Dale Stein, this year’s chairperson, for coordinating and organizing the raffle. The top-selling raffle ticket seller was Teresa Barr, earning a certificate for one night’s stay at the Antrim 1844 in Taneytown, Md. The raffle winners are: Maurice Johnston — R. Bruce Carson Jewelers: $5,000 shopping spree Louise Abdullah — Philip Koch oil painting “Beneath the Pine,” valued at $3,800 Susan McCarde — Cape Cod vacation: one week at Rooster Cottage valued at $1,200 Elaine Raphael — Robert E. Parilla Center for the Performing Arts: two tickets to three guest series performances valued at $210 Jody Long — Bavarian Inn: Sunday brunch for four valued at $100 Gary Bockrath — Spicher’s Appliances: $100 gift certificate Karen Spessard — Garden Smiths: personal landscape consultation valued at $100 Elizabeth Creech — Bast Furniture of Boonsboro: $100 gift certificate Freddie Erath —Taj India Restaurant: $75 gift certificate Boletta Dietz — Panera Bread certificate:...
May 14, 2010
Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, Pa., Jim Brinson and Mark King will perform an organ recital tonight at 7. Repertoire will include a duet for organ and carillon by Jean Sibelius, as well as works by Charles Ives, Claude Debussy, Robert Elmore, Herbert Howells and Joseph Rheinberger. Program is free and the public is invited to attend. For more information, call 301-733-2560, ext. 108. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 18313 Lappans Road, Boonsboro, a spring yard sale is planned for today, beginning at 8 a.m. at the parish hall with profits going toward the Honduras mission trip that Andrea Perez and Leah Beachley will participate in this summer.