March 11, 2011
When Burma Miles performed with The Baltimore Symphony some years ago, she might not have thought one of the highlights of her music career would be participating in a small-town variety show. But today it ranks near the top. What could be more fun than a little singing, a little dancing and some comedic skits? she asks. And it's all for a good cause. For the past 17 years, Miles has directed the Clear Spring Lions Club's annual minstrel and variety show. It's been a rewarding job, the musician said, made easier by "a wonderful group of people who volunteer their time and work hard to raise money for their community.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
November 15, 2012
The program Christmas for Others is in its second phase now that registration has closed. The food, toy and clothing drives are beginning, and members of local churches are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items with them to the community Thanksgiving Eve service next week (see below). In addition, names for the toy sponsors will be available soon, as the toys are due Sunday, Dec. 9. Thanksgiving Eve service set for Wednesday, Nov. 21 On Wednesday, Nov. 21, a community Thanksgiving Eve service will be held at 7:30 p.m. This year's host church is St. Peter's Catholic, 16 E. High St., and its pastor, the Rev. Jack Lombardi, is organizing the service and will deliver the homily.