Five for your planner: Wednesday, Feb. 15
On Saturday, Feb. 18, two scholarship pageants in two states will host their annual competitions ¿ Miss Washington County/Miss Western Maryland in Hagerstown and Miss Berkeley County/Miss North Eastern in Marinsburg, W.Va. (Photo illustration)
On Saturday, Feb. 18, two scholarship pageants in two states will host their annual competitions.
The Miss Washington County/Miss Western Maryland Scholarship Pageant will crown miss and teen titles at 7 p.m. at the Maryland Theatre, downtown Hagerstown. $20; $8, children. For tickets, go to www.mdtheatre.org or call 301-790-2000.
While the Miss Berkeley County/Miss North Eastern Scholarship Pageant will crown miss and teen titles at 6:30 p.m. at Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $10; $5 for children; free for ages 5 and younger. For more information, call Shelley Nichols-Franklin at 304-279-9009.
2. A celebration of culture
YMCA Community Black History Program will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at Bridge of Life Church, 14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Deborah Addo Samuels, pictured, chief operating officer at Meritus Medical Center, will be the keynote speaker. This year's theme is "Leave a Legacy — Make a Difference." Local choirs and artists will perform. Free, donations accepted. Call 301-739-3990, ext. 4239.
3. A magical adventure
Hagerstown Children's Theater will present "Aladdin," the musical, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, and Saturday, Feb. 18; 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Academy Theatre Banquet and Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. $15; $12, children and seniors. Reservations are recommended; however, tickets will be sold at the door. Call 301-733-8261, email email@example.com or go to www.mytheaterarts.com.
4. Rockin' to rock roots
Dangermuffin will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $8. Go to www.operahouselive.com.
5. Lifting their voices
The Freedom Valley Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines, International, will perform a capella barbershop music at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at Quincy Village, Hess Room, Minnich Manor, 6596 Orphanage Road, Quincy, Pa. Free. Call 717-762-7628.