Club meetings, fundraisers, reunions

March 19, 2006

Club meetings

Local 171, UAW Retiree Chapter

Monday, March 20, 1 p.m., Local 171 Union Hall, 18131 Maugans Ave., Hagerstown. Sheriff Charles Mades will speak. All Local 171, UAW retirees and new retirees from Local 842 are welcome. Bring canned goods for the food bank.

Potomac Garden Club

WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, March 21, 12:30 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. Marion James will help members create an Easter project for Williamsport Nursing Home.

Tri-State Singles

Tuesday, March 21, 6 p.m., AMVETS Post 10, 770 Frederick St., Hagerstown. For ages 55 and older. For information about the group, call Dick, 301-824-5200; Sharon, 1-717-762-4524; or Virginia, 301-739-8990.


Potomac-Mecklenburg Garden Club

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Wednesday, March 22, 1 p.m., St. Agnes Parish Hall. Marge Dower, gardener and storyteller, will share experiences of renewing gardens and life. Visitors are welcome.

Shepherdstown Men's Club

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Wednesday, March 22, cocktails at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., speaker at 7:45 p.m., Men's Club Building, German Street. Shepherd University President David Dunlop and Ed Herendeen, producing director of Contemporary American Theater Festival, will speak. Anyone in the community may attend. Cost of dinner is $10 for members and nonmembers. Reservations for the dinner must be made by Monday, March 20, to 1-304-876-3323. No reservations are necessary for those attending after dinner only. Membership is open to all men and women age 18 or older who live in the Shepherdstown area. Call Peter Smith, 1-304-876-1139; or e-mail

Valley Art Association

Wednesday, March 22, 7 p.m., Mansion House Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Anna Hogbin will present a watercolor demonstration "White Flowers Are Not White." Refreshments. Guests are welcome. Call the Mansion House, 301-797-6813.

Tri-State Singles

Saturday, March 25, 9 a.m., Perkins Restaurant, Dual Highway and Cleveland Avenue, Hagerstown. For ages 55 and older. For information about the group, call Dick, 301-824-5200, Sharon, 1-717-762-4524, or Virginia, 301-739-8990.


Basket bingo

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Sponsored by the South Hamilton Youth League, today, doors open at 10 a.m., meal at 11:30 a.m., bingo at 1 p.m., Greencastle Special Events Center, 407 S. Washington St. Tickets cost $25 and include 40 regular games, three specials and meal. There also will be Tutts, vets, bingo balls, etc. Proceeds benefit youth programs at South Hamilton Community Park. For reservations, call 1-717-375-2391 or 1-800-758-6496.

Money and basket bingo

SOUTH MOUNTAIN, Pa. - Today, doors open at 10 a.m., lunch at noon, bingo at 1:15 p.m., South Mountain Volunteer Fire Department. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Call 1-717-749-3506 or1-717-749-3093.

Rummage sale

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sunday, March 19, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., and Monday, March 20, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Congregation Sons Of Israel, 209 E. King St. (corner of Second and King streets).

Annual card party

Monday, March 20, doors open at 4:30 p.m., Elks Lodge 378, 11063 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, use door 6. A cash bar will be open from 5 to 10 p.m. Country ham sandwiches, hot dogs, steamers, homemade soup, chips, pretzels, soft drinks, baked goods and candy will be sold. Coffee is free. There also will be a Chinese basket raffle and door prizes. Bring your own cards. Sponsored by Ladies of the Elks and Associates. Tickets cost $1.25 and may be purchased at the door. For reservations, call Jean Pryor, 301-739-4381; for tickets, call Dot Miller, 301-733-8849. Members and guests.

Book sale

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Thursday, March 23, through Monday, March 27, John Stewart Memorial Library, Wilson College. The sale includes a variety of used books and other collectibles. Hours are: Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 9 p.m.; and Monday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. The public is welcome. Proceeds will go toward the purchase of new books for the library. Call 1-717-262-2008; or send e-mail to

Turkey and oystersupper

THURMONT, Md. - Friday, March 24, 3 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 25, 1 to 6 p.m., Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Road. Cost is $12, adults; $6, ages 5 to 10; and ages 4 and younger eat free. Call 1-301-271-2379.

"ART" - A Live Auction

WINCHESTER, Va. - Sponsored by Wayside Theatre board of directors, Friday, March 24, 8 p.m., Winchester Country Club, Senseny Road. The live auction will begin at 8:30 p.m. and will offer original art, prints, china and jewelry. Tickets cost $35 each and include wine, beer, coffee, soft drinks, desserts and bid number. There will be a cash bar. Call the theater box office,1-540-869-1776.

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast

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