On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, sale hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday - which is half-price day - the hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and on Sunday - when you can fill a grocery bag of books for only $4 - hours are noon to 3 p.m.
Proceeds from the sale go to the AAUW Scholarship Fund, the Washington Co. Library and other community projects.
A valuable book or two might be lurking amidst your collection - and what better way to find out than to get an appraisal done? It just so happens that the Friends of the Washington County Library will hold a book appraisal on Saturday, April 29, at the Ag Center's Rural Heritage Museum on Sharpsburg Pike from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $5 per book appraisal.
The Autism Society of Washington County is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner to benefit "Project Life Saver" on Thursday, April 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the South End Fire Hall, 409 W. First St.
"Project Life Saver" is a tracking system used to help find adults, and children who may suffer from Alzheimer's disease or developmental disabilities, who are at risk for wandering or straying away from care providers. The proceeds will be used to implement this tracking system in Washington County.
Ticket cost is $6 per adult and $3 per child under the age of 12. For tickets, contact Carol Kowalski at 301-733-1470.
The West Hagerstown Lions Club will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 29, at Girls, Inc. on West Washington St. from 6 to 11 a.m. Cost for advance- purchase tickets is $3.50 per person or $4 at the door. Breakfast includes pancakes, Hoffman sausage, bacon, eggs, coffee, orange juice and milk.
St. Ann Spring Fling
The St. Ann's annual Spring Fling will be held on Saturday, April 29, from 7 to 11:30 p.m. at the St. Ann Parish Center on Oak Hill Avenue. Come out and enjoy a fun-filled evening of live and silent auctions, DJ musical entertainment, lots of great food, hot hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine and dancing. Please note that this is an adult event.
Advance purchase tickets cost $10 per person and can be purchased at the St. Ann Life Teen office in the church's Parish Center or by calling 301-745-3120. Tickets aloso will be available at the door the evening of the event. Cost is $15 per person at the door. Ticket cost includes beer, wine and hot hors d'oeuvres.
The Spring Fling proceeds benefit the St. Ann Life Teen program, which offers many activities and programs for area teens.
The Disciples in Action Committee, comprised of 12 people, friends and members of First Christian Church, will be going on a mission trip to Hattiesburg, Miss., with the goal to meet the physical construction and renovation and spiritual needs of those who were victims of last year's hurricanes.
The trip is being organized through The World Servants Organization, an organization that offers life-changing mission experiences for junior high, senior high, family, adult and intergenerational groups and individuals.
As a fundraiser to help defray the costs of traveling to Hattiesburg, the group will present a benefit concert for Katrina relief titled "Rebuilding," which features local singer and songwriter Rich Bennett this Sunday, April 30, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at First Christian Church Sanctuary, 1345 Potomac Ave. Bennett will perform his original composition titled "Rebuilding."
Childcare will be provided and a free will offering will be collected with all proceeds going toward the group's Hattiesburg mission scheduled for June 17-25.
Please come out and help the group assist the victims of Hurricane Katrina.