In “Matinee Idols,” a new exhibit at the Miller House Museum, you can explore the Golden Age of Hollywood as seen by the people of Washington County. At its peak, the city of Hagerstown was home to countless movie theaters, among them the Colonial, Henry’s, and the Maryland Theatre, all located in the downtown area. Besides providing local people with a source of entertainment, movies played an important social role during the years of the Great Depression and World War II.
March 21, 2017 - 1:54 pm to April 15, 2017 - 4:00 pm
The Valley Mall will be hosting the Easter Bunny through April 15, and parents can make reservations for their photo shoot ahead of time by visiting www.celebrateyourholiday.com. Reservation photo packages start at $24.99 and will include double prints of 1 (5x7), 3 (4x6), 4 wallets and digital downloads. If reservations are booked prior to April 7th, a 10 percent discount will be credited toward your photo package of choice. Book now to ensure you get the time and date in time for the holiday!
The Hagerstown Area Police Athletic League are hosting 18 regular bingo games with door prizes included with the $20 admission on April 2 from 2–5 p.m. on April 2 at Beaver Creek Country Club. There will be two specials, a raffle, and a 50/50 at an extra cost.Available will be Star Wars, Lego Batman, Super Heroes, City, and Friends sets.Tickets in advance are $20 plus service fee, or $25 at the door.
Trail and Town Alliance will be sponsoring a Progressive Dinner to raise money for the Flip Flop Festival on Sunday, April 2. Join them at 6 p.m. for a four-course dinner in four beautiful homes in Bolivar and Harpers Ferry (Host/cooks are: Sandi Marra, Betsy Bainbridge, Ed Wheeless, and Cathy Wilkin). The $60 per person charge will entirely go to support the Flip Flop festival. Fifteen spaces remain (as of March 1), so don't wait to reserve.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, Pa., will host a Spring Arts & Craft Show on Saturday, April 8,from 9a.m.–2 p.m.. Admission is free. There will be crafters, artists, and authors selling a wide variety of specialty items including stained glass
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will hold its 16th annual "Race for the Birds!" in Shepherdstown W.Va. on Saturday, April 8.The event will be held at the same location as last year: Wild Goose Farm at 293 Shepherd Grade Road.The farm is just across the road from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services' National Conservation Training Center, where the event used to be held. The Center is no longer able to host the event.