Friendship Quilter's Guild
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m., Seventh-day Adventist Church, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Physical therapist Ron Moreland will show quilters how to set up their sewing areas to be kind to their bodies and will show some exercises to relax sore muscles.
Society for PA Archaeology
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Cumberland Valley Chapter 27, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m., visitors center at Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St. Nominations for officers for 2006 will take place. A NOVA video "Mystery of the First Americans" will be shown. Meetings are free. Call 1-717-597-3215.
Woodland Garden Club
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 11:45 a.m., luncheon at the home of Betty Easterday. Lynn Little, family and consumer sciences educator of Maryland Cooperative Extension, will present a program on herbs. Call Wilma J. Spangler, 301-739-4616.
AARP Chapter 623
FUNKSTOWN - Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1:30 p.m., Funkstown Moose Lodge. Siri Young of Washington County Health Department will speak about understanding health issues for seniors.
League of Women Voters of Washington County
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., Village at Robinwood, Hagers-town, lower clock tower entrance. Recommendations of the Workforce Housing Task Force will be presented. Chairman Richard Willson will answer questions. The public is invited. Call Pat Brown, 301-733-0646.
Potomac Valley Audubon Society
KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. - Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., auditorium of U.S. Geological Survey's Leetown Science Center, 11649 Leetown Road. Rose Sullivan, acting coordinator of a new West Virginia "Master Naturalist" program, will be the featured speaker.
Hagerstown Christian Women
Thursday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m., Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. Cindy Myers of Hagerstown will demonstrate "Extraordinary Decorations from Ordinary Items." Connie Fegely of Salisbury, Md., will speak on the subject "For the Birds." Cost for breakfast is $11, inclusive. All women are welcome. Free child care. For reservations, call Mary, 301-791-0242; or Judith, 1-717-597-9287.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees
Hagerstown Chapter 306, Friday, Nov. 11, noon, Fireside Inn Restaurant at Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. Bill Gray from Blue Cross/Blue Shield will speak. Reservations must be in by Monday, Nov. 7. Call Shirley Aurand, 301-824-7635.
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m., Parlor House Restaurant, Potomac Shopping Center, Potomac Street. Ages 55 and older. Call Virginia, 301-739-8990; Sharon, 1-717-762-4524; or Dick, 301-824-5200.
Quad State Women Veterans
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Saturday, Nov. 12, noon, Meadow Lane Family Restaurant, Meadow Lane Plaza. All women veterans are welcome. Call 301-432-4780.
Democratic Women's Club of Hagerstown
Saturday, Nov. 12, noon, Always Ron's Restaurant, Burhans Boulevard, Hagerstown. The group meets the second Saturday of each month. Call 240-420-6869.
Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County
RANSON, W.Va. - Annual meeting, Sunday, Nov. 20, 3 p.m., first-floor meeting room at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Call the shelter at 1-304-725-0589; or go to www.awsjc.org.
Used book and media sale
FREDERICK, Md. - Now through Friday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., conference room of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St. Proceeds will be used for programs of the education department of the museum. Call 1-301-695-1864.
Basket/Boyds Bears bingo
HANCOCK - Today, doors open at 11 a.m., bingo starts at 1 p.m., Hancock Fire Co., Fulton Street. Tickets cost $20 in advance; or $25 at the door. For tickets, call 301-678-7739.
WILLIAMSPORT - Today, 7 p.m., Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. The event features a multimedia dramatization of the "Words of Albert Schweitzer" and the music of Bach. A freewill offering will be received to benefit disaster relief efforts. Call 301-223-7260.
Sharpsburg EMS fundraiser