Five for your planner: Monday, April 1
Boyz II Men will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Shippensburg University¿s H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. (Submitted photo / March 29, 2013)
Boyz II Men will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Shippensburg University's H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. Tickets cost $25 to $39. Call 717-477-7469 or go to www.luhrscenter.com.
2. The horrors of history
Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Congregation B'nai Abraham, 53 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown. The evening will feature speakers Esther and Howard Kaidanow, Holocaust survivors, who fought the Nazis as part of an underground group known as the Partisans. There will also be a brief Sabbath service conducted by Rabbi Fred Raskind. The choir will present Donald McCullough's Holocaust Cantata and Jessica Fitzwater will play "Theme from Schindler's List" on the violin. Call 301-733-5039.
3. An evening of piano
Scott Beard will works by Poulenc, Bach, Messiaen, Gershwin, Granados and a world premiere of three etudes by Washington, D.C., composer Scott Pender. Concert is 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Shepherd University's W.H. Shipley Recital Hall in Frank Center, off University Drive, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. Go to www.shepherd.edu/musicweb.
4. Photos of West Virginia
"My Mountain Highlands," an exhibit by Frank Ceravalo featuring photographs of the hills of West Virginia. Sponsored by the Washington Street Artists' Cooperative. Exhibit runs from Wednesday, April 3, through Sunday, April 28. Opening reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6. Firehall Gallery, 108 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va.
5. 'The World of Crows'
Research biologist Adrienne Sussman will discuss why it's important to save one species of crows on a South Pacific island. This is the final in a three-part series on conservation issues. Sponsored by Renfrew Institute. Lecture is at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, Renfrew Museum and Park visitor center, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Free, donations accepted. Parking is available behind the visitor center accessed from East Main Street or in the lower lot off Welty Road. Call 717-762-0373 or go to www.renfrewinstitute.org.