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Art/Exhibits

ONGOING

Student art exhibit: Through April 17, Bogigian Gallery, second floor Lortz Hall, Wilson College, Chambersburg; reception 5-7 p.m. March 12; Philip Lindsey at 264-4141, Ext. 3305, or philip.lindsey@wilson.edu.

"Flow": Art inspired by water, through April 24, SHAPE Gallery, 20 W. King St., Shippensburg; in collaboration with Middle Spring Watershed Association of Shippensburg; flow.artcall.org.

"Benita Keller: Landscapes of Washington County" photography through April 28, Washington County Arts Council, 34 S. Potomac St.

Student art: Through April 30, Gallery 20 East, 20 E. Main St., Waynesboro; refreshments, live music; a Destination ARTS event; artsalliancegw.org.

Civil rights at Wilson College: Through June, Hankey Center, Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Ave.; traces the history of civil rights actions of Wilson students from the late 1950s through 1969; hours are 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, or by appointment; Amy Ensley at 264-4141, Ext. 3279, or amy.ensley@wilson.edu.

"Downton Abbey, American Style": Through summer, costume exhibit appropriate to the era 1912-24, by Franklin County Historical Society, Old Jail, 125 E. King St., Chambersburg.

Community

APRIL 11, ETC.

Bird walks: 7:30-10 a.m. Saturdays in April and May, Renfrew Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro; free, led by naturalist Jack Olszewski; details, 762-0373 or www.renfrewinstitute.org.

APRIL 18

Birding: To Letterkenny Army Depot grounds, must have photo ID, meet at 7 a.m., North Pointe Business Center, 625 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg; register by April 11, Dave Cooney at 264-2116.

Craft, yard sale: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Summit Health Center Parking Lot, 757 Norland Ave., Chambersburg; by Chambersburg Area Hospital Auxiliary; Pat Sanders at 263-6291.

Trip: Antietam Ramblers to Green Hill Cemetery, 9 a.m. breakfast and orientation, Parlor House, 724 Potomac St., Waynesboro; reservations by April 16, 762-2006.

Craft beer festival: 1-4 p.m., parking lot of John Allison Public House, next to 119 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle; for ages 21 and older, ID required; games of chance, music by Drew Adams Project; $20 advance, $25 at the gate; www.greencastlecraftbeer.eventbrite.com.

Spring into History: 20 historic sites open with Franklin County Visitors Bureau's spring promotion; lcappuccio@explorefranklincountypa.com or 552-2977, Ext. 104.

Auction: 3 p.m., Chambersburg Mennonite Church, 1800 Philadelphia Ave.; by Operation Christmas Child, provides gifts to children worldwide; view items at www.occ-scpa.org.

APRIL 19

Bingo: Prizes include Vera Bradley bags and Longaberger baskets, 1 p.m., Waynesboro Ambulance Squad, 603 W. Main St.; $25 includes lunch with dessert at noon; tickets, call 762-1915; sponsored by Waynesboro Hospital Auxiliary, proceeds help buy recliners for the hospital's ICU.

APRIL 24, 25

Knife collector's show: Noon-6 Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Grand Venice/Best Western Hotel, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, Md.; by Mason-Dixon Knife Club; $4 ages 16 and older, free to younger; no guns or flea market items; 762-4530 or crill9@hotmail.com.

APRIL 25

Craft, vendor show: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Marion Fire Company social hall, 5465 Molly Pitcher Highway South, Chambersburg; emthuntz@gmail.com.

Polka party: By Chambersburg Polka Charities, 5-11:30 pm, Fayetteville Fire Company Community Room, 101 W. Main St., Fayetteville; with eastern European buffet, drinks and dessert; dance music by The Shoreliners; $25 a person; Gus and Diana Alexiou at 263-3673.

APRIL 26

Bingo benefit: Cash and gift card prizes, 1 p.m., Shippensburg Firefighter's Activity Center, 33 W Orange St; proceeds benefit Children's Organ Transplant Association, in honor of double lung transplant recipient Alex Callan, Shippensburg; $25, call 372-0585 or 816 1164; by Vigilant Hose Company.

MAY 7-9

Book sale: Friends of Grove Family Library, 101 Ragged Edge Road South; benefits Grove Library programs and services; also a bake sale May 8; for hours and information, 264-9663.

Dance

FRIDAYS

One on One Singles: 8 p.m.-midnight first and third Fridays, Williamsport (Md.) American Legion, 400 American Legion Drive; $7; Dec. 19 is Christmas party; (681) 242-2991.

SATURDAYS

Line dance: Singles and couples, 7:30-10:30 p.m. first and third Saturdays, Quincy Gym, 7888 Anthony Highway, Quincy; $7, Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association; 762-6388 or 749-5281.

Line dance: Singles and couples, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Maugansville (Md.) Ruritan, 18007 Maugans Ave.; $7 ($5 members), Hagerstown Country Western Dance Association; tdavis2058@yahoo.com.

SUNDAYS

Pat's Singles: Singles, in York and Harrisburg venues; details, Pat O'Connor at 884-9402.

MONDAYS

Square dances: Shippen Squares, singles or couples, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Elmcroft of Shippensburg, 129 Walnut Bottom Road, Shippensburg; Bob Engel at 816-6633 or Dennis Statler at 369-3831.

Film

APRIL 16

"Fast & Furious 7": Rated PG-13, 7 p.m., Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St., Mercersburg; 328-5959.

APRIL 17-23

"Home": Rated PG, 7:30 p.m. (3 p.m. Sunday), Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St., Mercersburg; 328-5959.

MAY 1

"Calendar Girls": Grilled pollock dinner and film, open to ages 18 and older, 6-10 p.m., Tuscarora Senior Activity Center, 11300 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg; $7, reservations by April 22; benefits senior center; 328-4744.

Food

APRIL 17

Smith's Barbeque Chicken carry-out: Fundraiser for Chambersburg Area Middle School track and field, 4-7 p.m., pick up at CAMS North, 1957 Scotland Ave.; $12, advance tickets, Geogin2@centurylink.net or mark.ward@casdonline.org.

APRIL 18

Breakfast: 7:30-10 a.m., St. Paul U.M. Church, 750 Norland Ave., Chambersburg; $7 adults, $3 agegs 4-12; 267-3085.

Leitersburg BBQ Festival: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Leitersburg (Md.) Ruritan Community Park; free to ages 12 and younger; six barbecue vendors, other food, live music, free parking; benefits Leitersburg Ruritan Club; $7 advance, $10 at gate; tickets, www.LeitersburgBBQFestival.com.

MAY 1

Dinner and film: "Calendar Girls," open to ages 18 and older, 6-10 p.m., Tuscarora Senior Activity Center, 11300 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg; $7, grilled pollock dinner, reservations by April 22; 328-4744.

Music

APRIL 15

Watoto Children's Choir: 7 p.m., Christian Life Church, 1400 Warm Spring Road, Chambersburg; African orphans on their "Oh What Love" U.S. tour; offering.

APRIL 16

Watoto Children's Choir: 7 p.m., The Brethren Fellowship, 339 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg; African orphans on their "Oh What Love" U.S. tour; offering.

APRIL 18

The Hit Men: 8 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University: 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

APRIL 19

Spring concert: Shippensburg Band, 2:30 p.m., Shippensburg High School, 201 Eberly Road; solo by student Alan Tolbert, "Sonata for Trumpet and Band."

APRIL 23

Mountain Ride: CD release concert, 7 p.m., Roy-Pitz Brewery, 140 N. Third St., Chambersburg; no cover.

Jackie Evancho: Awakening Tour, 8 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University: 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

APRIL 26

CASHS Choristers: 4 p.m., First U.M. Church, 225 S. Second St., Chambersburg; reception follows.

Concert: Shippensburg University-Community Orchestra, 3 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

MAY 1

Phil Vassar with Lyndsey Highlander: 8 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University: 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

MAY 2

Hillbilly Gypsies: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

MAY 30

Johnny Rivers: 8 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JUNE 6

The Lettermen: 7:30 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JUNE 13

Canaans Land: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

JULY 9

Shippensburg Festival Symphony Series: Concert I with violinist Simone Lamsma, 7:30 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; $20, $25 and $35; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JULY 16

Shippensburg Festival Symphony Series: Concert II with pianist Alain Lefevre, 7:30 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; $20, $25 and $35; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JULY 23

Shippensburg Festival Symphony Series: Concert III with vocalists Elizabeth Shoenfelt, Leah Serr, Steve Cramer and Bryan Jackson, 7:30 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; $20, $25 and $35; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JULY 18

Kody Norris & The Watauga Mountain Boys: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

AUG. 22

Bluegrass Brothers Band: 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

SEPT. 19

Kevin Prater: Bluegrass band, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

OCT. 17

Remington Ryde: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

NOV. 14

Circa Blue: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

DEC. 12

Scott Brannon: Bluegrass band, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

ONGOING

Fridays: Gospel open mic, 7-10 p.m. Fridays, Brindle's Auctioneering, 12625 Path Valley Road, Willow Hill.

Saturdays: Country/bluegrass jam, 6-10 p.m. Saturdays, Grand Old Jamboree, 2073 Orrstown Road, Shippensburg; $4 donation.

Wednesdays: Open mic, 9 p.m. Wednesdays, The Thought Lot, 37 E. Garfield St., Shippensburg; 18 and older; doors open at 8; www.postnowpa.com.

Speakers

APRIL 16

Portrayal: Bob O'Connor as Lincoln's bodyguard in "Aftermath of Lincoln's Death," 7 p.m., State Line Ruritan Building, 15481 Park Drive; free; Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society, Susan Alsip-Lawson at (301) 739-0357.

"Phenology: Life Cycles," 7 p.m., Renfrew Park visitors center, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro; Marian Orlousky of Appalachian Trail Conservancy will discuss a project monitoring life stages of plants, animals along the AT; free; info@renfrewinstitute.org or call 717-762-0373.

APRIL 22

Poetry reading: Former Wilson College president Gwen Jensen, from her new collection, "As If Toward Beauty," 4 p.m., Warfield Hall, Wilson College, Chambersburg; free, also signing copies of her two volumes of poetry.

MAY 11

"Research on the Allegheny Front: Ceruean warblers and raptors" by Kim Van Fleet (Dickinson College), 7 p.m., Norlo Park Community Center, 3050 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg; Conococheague Audubon Society program; Val Barnes at 352-4397.

Stage

APRIL 16

Pilobolus: 8 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University: modern dance and multimedia art; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

APRIL 17-19

"Little Women": 7 p.m. April 17, 18 and 3 p.m. April 19, James Buchanan High School, 4773 Loudon Road, Mercersburg; $4 adults, $2 students, free to ages 65 and older; tickets at the door.

"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, CASHS, 511 S. Sixth St., Chambersburg; $7 adults, $5 students; 261-3322, Ext. 80401 or drama.club@casdonline.org.

APRIL 18

Murder mystery dinner theater: "Thirty Pieces of Silver," 7 p.m., Waynesboro Country Club, 11000 Country Club Road; $40 a person, $75 a couple, cash bar; 762-6133.

"Sermon on the Mount": and "Hollywood vs. Faith: The 3 Other Beatitudes," by television actor Frank Runyeon, 7 p.m., Upper Path Valley Presbyterian Church, 16950 Main St., Spring Run; $5 adults, $3 students; a drama, and humorous anecdotes of the media's view of life; tickets and information, 349-2603.

APRIL 25, MAY 2

Children's theater: Two plays by Little Princess Playhouse, 10 and 11:30 a.m., Stewart Hall, Shippensburg; "The Singing Princesses" and "The Prince and the White Cat."

APRIL 24-26

"The Velveteen Rabbit: The Musical," 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Harbaugh Hall of Trinity UCC, 30 W. North St., Waynesboro; $10 adults, $5 ages 11 and younger; tickets on sale 4-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays at the church.

MAY 29-JUNE 14

"The Nerd": Comedy, 8 p.m., Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org.

JUNE 13

Ballroom with a twist: 8 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University: 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JUNE 19-JULY 5

"Shenandoah, Civil War Musical": Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org.

JULY 10-26

"The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln": An upbeat drama, Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org.

JULY 31-AUG. 16

"Grease": Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org.

AUG. 18-23

"Lovesick Blues": musical concert of Hank Williams Sr. and Patsy Cline hits, Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org

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