Five for your planner: Monday, Feb. 13
H.O.P.E. Diversity Scholarship Program will present Spike Lee, who will discuss "The Cultural Diversity in America" at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Shippensburg University's H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. (Submitted photo)
H.O.P.E. Diversity Scholarship Program will present Spike Lee, who will discuss "The Cultural Diversity in America" at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Shippensburg University's H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. Tickets cost $20. 5 p.m. VIP reception including dinner and lecture $80; 6 p.m. dinner followed by lecture $55. Call 717-477-7469 or go to www.luhrscenter.com.
2. An evening for vous
"An Evening in Paris" dinner dance and auction will be Saturday, Feb. 18, at Chambersburg Country Club, 3646 Scotland Road, Scotland, Pa. Champagne and hors d'oeuvers begin at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m. Four-course French meal, wine, beer and soft drinks. Vegetarian meal available upon request prior to event. Live and silent auction featuring items from celebrities and live dance music. Black-tie optional. Tickets $85. Proceeds benefit Cumberland Valley School of Music. Call 717-261-1220. For more information go to CVSMusic.org.
3. Art at the Ice House
"Landscape and the Tactile Imagination" is an exhibition by five artists. Meet the artists from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Feb. 17, at Ice House Gallery, Independence and Mercer streets, downtown Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Feb. 26. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 304-258-2300 or go to www.macicehouse.org.
4. Get it in the hole
A Cornhole tournament will be Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Ranson Civic Center, 431 W. Second Ave., Ranson, W.Va. Deadline for team registration is Feb. 15. Sponsored by the Ranson Police Association and the City of Ranson Parks and Recreation Department. $25 per player, two people per team. Must be 21 years or older to enter. Call 304-616-8998 or 304-725-0552.
5. Ante up!
Titanic Casino Night will be Friday, Feb. 17, at Homewood Suites by Hilton, 1650 Pullman Lane, Halfway. A benefit for Discovery Station. Games include blackjack, craps and roulette. There will be heavy hors d'oeuvres and Titanic beverages, along with 50/50 cash raffles and an auction of unique items. Cash bar. The Rocky Birely Trio will perform. Doors open at 6 p.m. $35 in advance, $40 at the door; includes $25 in Discovery Station "funny money." Purchase tickets in advance at Discovery Station. 101 W. Washington St. or Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 6 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3246 or 301-790-0076.