WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Thursday, Aug. 11, 6 p.m., Mountain Gate Restaurant, 10530 Buchanan Trail East. For ages 55 and older. For information about the group and activities, call Virginia, 301-739-8990; Sharon,1-717-762-4524; or Dick, 301-824-5200.
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Saturday, Aug. 13, 9 a.m., Parlor House Restaurant, Potomac Shopping Center, Potomac Avenue. For ages 55 and older. For information about the group or activities, call Virginia, 301-739-8990; Sharon, 1-717-762-4524; or Dick, 301-824-5200.
Quad State Women Veterans
Saturday, Aug. 13, noon, Schmankerl Stube Restaurant, South Potomac Street, Hagerstown. All women veterans are welcome. Call 301-432-4780.
Frederick Secular Humanists
FREDERICK, Md. - Sunday, Aug. 14, 1:30 p.m., community room of C. Burr Artz Public Library, 110 E. Patrick St. The program is the annual Hyde Park, where members and guests may have five minutes to speak on the topic of their choice. The public is invited to this free event. Go to www.fresh.wash.org for information.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Mondays, Aug. 15, 22 and 29, 7 p.m., Patterson Boardroom of Wilson College. The group, members of the Quadstate Region of Toastmasters International, provides an opportunity for members to develop communication and leadership skills. The group meets every Monday and is an affiliate of Toastmasters International Area 42. Go to www.orgsites.com/pa/area42; or contact Karen Dredske,1-304-264-9442.
Smithsburg Sunshine Leisure Club
LEITERSBURG - Monday, Aug. 15, 11:30 a.m., Leitersburg Ruritan Picnic Park. Bring a beverage and place settings. Hot dogs, corn on the cob and watermelon will be served. To play bingo, bring a wrapped $1 or $2 prize; men bring prize for a man, women bring prize for a woman. For directions, call Larry, 301-824-7193; or Lee, 301-824-3606.
Blue Ridge Garden Club
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Wednesday, Aug. 17, noon, Waynesboro Country Club. Nancy Redington, a certified Pennsylvania horticulturist, will speak. Guests are welcome at this meeting. Reservations should be made by Wednesday, Aug. 10, to Jean Dienstag.
Bake sale for Hospice of the Panhandle
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Sponsored and held by Lauren Taylor and Melanie Springer, Friday, Aug. 12, and Saturday, Aug. 13, Wal-Mart. This is the third "Kids Making a Difference Bake Sale" the girls have held for the benefit of Hospice of the Panhandle. To donate baked goods, drop them off Thursday, Aug. 11, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Hospice office, 122 Waverly Court Cash donations also are welcome. Proceeds are designated for the Hospice Special Needs Fund and will stay in the Eastern Panhandle.
Annual antique show
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The 26th annual show, sponsored by Waynesboro Hospital Auxiliary, Friday, Aug. 12, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Otterbein Ministry Center, 912 S. Potomac St. Admission is $3.50 per person. Antiques and a bake sale will be featured. Appraisals will be offered at $3 per item on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Community yard sale
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Saturday, Aug. 13, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, 2325 Country Road. Cost for a 10 by 10 space is $15 and will be reserved on a first come, first served basis or allotted the same way on the morning of the sale. Set-up for sale begins at 6 a.m. Saturday. CVAS also will have a sale table and refreshments will be available. Proceeds benefit the shelter. To reserve a space, call the shelter, 1-717-263-5791.
Chicken barbecue and quilt auction