SMITHSBURG - Sponsored by the youth fellowship group of Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, Saturday, March 26, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., outside Phil & Jerry's Meats & More, 22937 Jefferson Blvd. Proceeds benefit tsunami victims.
Home School Life Smarts Team fund-raiser
Sponsored by Appalachian Regional Cooperative, Saturday, March 26, 7 to 8:50 p.m., Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex, next to Fairgrounds Park, Hagerstown. A portion of the $7 admission cost for a public ice skating ticket will be donated to the cooperative for the ARC home-schoolers' Life Smarts team. DJ plays music during the entire public skate time. Skate rental included. Call 301-766-9122, or go on the Web to hagerstownice.org.
Chicken 'N Stuff Dinner
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sponsored by Chambersburg Rotary Club for the benefit of Franklin County Easter Seals Society, Monday, March 28, lunch is 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., dinner is 4 to 7 p.m., Chambersburg Area Middle School. Tickets for the 42nd annual dinner cost $6 and may be purchased at Franklin Hardware & Pet Center, Philadelphia Avenue; Manpower, 829 Wayne Ave.; Christian Light Bookstore, 1108 Sheller Ave.; Easter Seals; or at the school the day of the event. Call Sam Miller, 1-717-264-6148.
"Clean Out the Attic" yard sale and flea market
BRUNSWICK, Md. - Sponsored "Check Brunswick First" organization for the benefit of Friends of the Brunswick Library, Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Railroad Square parking lot, next to Brunswick Railroad. Rental spaces equal one parking space and cost $10 each. The event is held in conjunction with Brunswick Railroad Museum's spring season opening, Railroad Heritage Weekend. Vendors who want to participate may go to www.checkbrunswickfirst.com on the Web for an application form; send e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org; or call Beth Johnson, 1-301-834-9105.
eBay auction items needed for Totem Pole Playhouse
FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Donations will be collected through March and April for items to be auctioned on eBay for the benefit of Totem Pole Playhouse in Caledonia State Park. An auction will be held in conjunction with each of the six shows this summer; each auction held for two weeks. There also will be a silent auction at the theater during the summer season with additional donated items. Individuals and businesses may participate by donating antiques, collectibles, services or any items valued at $25 or more. The theater company will pick up donated items. Call 1-717-264-6675.
Thurmont High School Alumni Association dinner
THURMONT, Md. - Saturday, June 4, social hour at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., Thurmont American Legion Post 168. The event is open to anyone who attended Thurmont High School regardless of whether or not they graduated. Cost of the roast beef and fried chicken dinner is $12.50 per person. Anyone who wants to attend, but has not received invitations in the past should contact Victoria Mathias,
1-301-695-8800, ext. 236; or send information to her at 7929 Black Road, Thurmont, MD 21788. Paid reservations must be returned by Saturday, May 14. No tickets will be sold at the door. For information, call Ross Smith Jr., 1-301-271-4140; Richard Mathias, 1-301-271-7614; or Victoria Mathias.
Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups
Hagerstown and Frederick, Md., area. This is an anonymous, confidential support group for anyone affected by a family member's or friend's drinking. There are no fees. Call 301-293-8288 for a listing of meetings in the area.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)