December 8, 2010
20 questions about the move to Meritus At 6 a.m. on Saturday, the new Meritus Medical Center will officially open for business, and the hospital staff will begin a carefully planned one-day move that includes the transport of as many as 200 patients by ambulance from Washington County Hospital in downtown Hagerstown to the new medical center next to Robinwood Professional Center. At the same time, movers will be transporting furniture and equipment between the two facilities, so drivers should anticipate heavier-than-usual traffic along the route between the two sites, said Nicole Jovel, public relations coordinator for Washington County Hospital.
June 29, 2010
Hagerstown Children's Theater will present "Saturday Night Live!," a summer camp production featuring its senior players. The show opens at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 3, at The Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children, students and seniors. To reserve your tickets, call 301-733-8261 or 301-991-0611. Tickets will also be available at the door.
June 23, 2011
On Saturday, Bridge of Life Church, 14 S. Potomac St., will offer the choice of two movies at 7 p.m. The main showing will be "Adjustment Bureau" starring Matt Damon and Emily Blount. A special feature for children, "Happiness is ... Snoopy's" will be shown at the same time. The movies are free. Free popcorn and drinks will be available. The main movie will be shown on the large projection screen with high-quality sound. Informal worship service John Wesley United Methodist Church, 129 N. Potomac St., will hold an informal service Saturday at 5 p.m. Come as you are for a time of worship, praise and fellowship.
August 17, 2011
Colonial Family Fun Day will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (weather permitting) at the Jonathan Hager House and Museum in Hagerstown's City Park. Families will get the chance to participate in Colonial games and learn about the pastimes of families on the frontier. Registration is required on or before Friday. Admission costs $5 per family. For more information, go to www.hagerhouse.org. Municipal Band to play The Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform Sunday at the City Park band shell beginning at 7:30 p.m. This week's concert will feature a performance by trombone player Keith Smith.
May 21, 2012
The Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo will host its second annual Wildlife Walk and Fitness Safari from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 26. Children will learn how to move like the animals at the zoo while exploring the 25-acre wooded park. All children who complete the 1K circuit will win a free pass to be used later in the summer. Teams can be formed. The team with the highest number of participants wins the right to adopt the animal of the team's choice for a whole year, receive a full-color Adoption Packet and a plaque with the organization's name displayed on the animal's habitat.
July 22, 2011
Zion Baptist Church's Health and Fitness Ministry is sponsoring Move of God, Building God's Kingdom with low-impact aerobics Saturday in the church's parking lot starting at 8:30 a.m. The church is at 61 Bethel St. in Hagerstown. The low-impact aerobics/dance exercise class helps improve health and wellness. Bring a positive attitude, willing spirit and tennis shoes for a fun-filled morning of gospel aerobics. Linda Brooks will lead the exercise. Movie night The animated western comedy movie “Rango” will be shown Saturday at 7 p.m. at Bridge of Life Church, 14 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown.