August 18, 2013
Getting a straight answer out of legendary comedic actor Tim Conway is about as easy as corralling cats. For instance, the question “What state are you in?” is responded with a depanned, “Depression.” But it's that silly humor and quick one-liners that have made the 79-year-old Conway a much-loved fixture on TV, in movies and onstage during his more than 50 years in the business. Conway will bring his humor to the Weinberg Center for the Arts stage 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22. So when did Conway realize he was funny?
March 11, 2008
CLEAR SPRING - Continuing a community tradition of more than a half century, the Clear Spring Lions Club's 57th annual minstrel/variety show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Clear Spring High School auditorium. "Lions Showcase the Legends" is the theme this year with music and skits performed by members in this largest fundraiser of the year for the club. Proceeds supports projects such as scholarship awards, eye examinations and eyeglasses for needy children, Girl and Boy Scout programs, Little League baseball, youth soccer, Destination Imagination, athletic awards, American Heritage essay contest awards, funds for Clear Spring fire and ambulance companies and the Clear Spring Library.
February 26, 2013
The Clear Spring Garden Club will welcome Dennis Warrenfeltz of Roostervane Gardens in Funkstown as its guest speaker. His topic will be “Easter Eggs and Fresh Herbs.” The meeting will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. John's UCC. The meeting is open to the public. Potpie dinner Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 14615 Fairview Road, will hold a slippery ham and chicken potpie dinner Saturday, March 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. The community is invited. Pancake breakfast A pancake breakfast will be held at the Claud E. Kitchens Outdoor School at Fairview on Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. The breakfast is being held in conjunction with the maple sugar festival.
March 10, 2013
Here are some of the things happening this week in Washington County Public Schools: Monday, March 11 Barbara Ingram School for the Arts - Parent Guild meeting in Black Box Theatre, 7 p.m. Bester Elementary - Book fair through Friday Old Forge Elementary - PTA meeting, 7 p.m. Pleasant Valley Elementary - PTA Executive meeting, 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 Washington County Board of Education meeting - 6 p.m. (broadcast live on...
June 4, 2006
The Washington County Show Kids Junior Dance Twirl Team paraticipated in the 11th annual Twirl Mania Championships at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., in February. The championships featured baton twirlers from across the United States, Canada and Scotland competing on every level from novice to advanced. Events included parades, dance twirl team competitions, pair and solo twirling competitions, and clinics and workshops for twirlers and coaches.
January 27, 2012
1. Chess night Chess and Scrabble boards will be provided. For all ages. 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Port City Java, Center Court, 1551 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Full menu available. Call 301-790-5040. 2. Music for lovers Dinner at 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. variety show. On selected days, Friday, Feb. 3, through Saturday, Feb. 18. Antietam Recreation, 9745 Garis Shop Road, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $27 to $30. Go to www.antietamrecreation.com . 3. Aero science Pat Beard and Mary Litch will present a program on flying for grades three through five.
February 27, 2000
CLEAR SPRING - Practice makes a variety show, especially in two-part harmony. The Clear Spring Lions Club's 49th annual performance is coming up on March 10, 11 and 12, and about 40 singers have been warming up for weeks. The chorus began practicing twice weekly in early January. Director Burma Miles said she is adding two-part harmony to the songs this year. "It's tough," she said. "But I'm impressed. They work so hard. " Miles, who used to perform with the Baltimore Symphony, has directed the show for several years.
February 4, 2011
Valentine's Day variety show Tim Rotz and others present music by Elvis, Frank Sinatra and a touch of country. Opens at 6 p.m. today and continues Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Feb. 19. Antietam Recreation, 9745 Garis Shop Road, south of Funkstown. $29; $27 for ages 60 and older. Call 301-797-7999, e-mail email@example.com or go to AntietamRecreation.com. Comedy show A comedy show presented by Comedy Central featuring Michael Aronin, Mark Matusof and Mike Diesel.
February 9, 2011
' Southern Hospitality' Fayro, Texas, is disappearing and it's up to the Futrelle sisters to save it. Friday, Feb. 11; Saturday, Feb. 12; Sunday, Feb. 13. Old Opera House, 204 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va. Tickets cost $8 to $17. Call 304-725-4420 or go to www.oldoperahouse.org. 'Candide' A musical comedy adventure with music composed by Leonard Bernstein. 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, and Saturday, Feb. 12; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13. Shepherd University's Frank Center Theater, off W.Va.