Community calendar

April 30, 2006

Club meetings

Leitersburg Senior Citizens

Monday, May 1, 11:30 a.m., Leitersburg Fire Hall, Leiter Street, Leitersburg. Janet Cordell, a representative of Family Practice and MedBank will speak. Bring a brown bag lunch. Dessert will be provided.

Ladies of the Elks & Associates

Monday, May 1, 7 p.m., Hagerstown Elks Lodge 378, 11063 Robinwood Drive, Hagers-town. Mothers will be honored. Refreshments will be served.

Hagerstown Evening Aglow

Monday, May 1, 7 p.m., Four Points Sheraton, Hagerstown. Cathy Pence will speak. For information, call 240-291-4366.

Mack Golden Bulldogsdirectors meeting

Tuesday, May 2, 9 a.m., Shoney's Restaurant, Valley Mall, Halfway.

Tri-State Singles

Thursday, May 4, 6 p.m., AMVETS Post 10, 707 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.


Hagerstown Lioness Club

Thursday, May 4, 6:30 p.m., Grand Venice Hotel ballroom, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. All guest reservations and all cancellations must be made no later than Monday evening, May 1, to the attendance chair at 301-790-0913.

Greencastle-Antrim Women's Fellowship

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -Thursday, May 4, 11 a.m. to noon, outside prayer 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 45 N. Washington St. The meeting's theme is "America, Honor God." Following the meeting the group will pray outside in observance of National Day of Prayer.

GM Salaried Retirees

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -Friday, May 5, 9 a.m. breakfast, Meadow Lane Restaurant, Meadow Lane Plaza. Call Harry Mundy at 1-304-267-1054; Bob and Pansy Jackson at 1-304-267-4639; or Lynn Riner at 1-304-754-3865.

Tri-State Singles

Saturday, May 6, 9 a.m., Perkins Restaurant, Cleveland Avenue and Dual Highway, 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.

Antietam Radio Association Club Hamfest

Sunday, May 7, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Md. 65 south of Hagerstown. Stu Benner will speak about interference at 10 a.m., Alan L. Heil Jr. will speak about the history of Voice of America at 11 a.m.; all hands auction will be held at noon. There will be a VE exam. $10 for inside tables and $5 for covered tailgate. Call Karin Christensen at 301-432-2358 or e-mail

Amnesty International

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Upper Potomac Chapter, Sunday, May 7, 7 p.m., Shepherd University's White Hall Room 109. The workshop and letter-writing portion of the meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.

Blue Ridge Garden Club

Wednesday, May 10, 10:30 a.m., meet at Blue Ridge Summit Library for carpooling. The group will travel to Willow Pond Farm in Fairfield, Pa. Contact Rose Hebda (1-717-762-6257) by Sunday, May 7, for lunch reservations.

Waynesboro Historical Society

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Thursday, May 11, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Waynesboro Country Club. Following the annual business meeting, James M. Smith, former curator of Renfrew Museum and Park, and now executive director of Nicodemus Center for Ceramic Studies, will give an illustrated talk on Franklin County potteries. $18.98 for members, $19.98 for nonmembers. Reservation deadline is Wednesday, May 3. The presentation at about 7:45 p.m. is free.


Book sale

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Sponsored by Friends of the Shepherdstown Library, concludes today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Shepherdstown Men's Club. The sale will feature fiction and nonfiction books. All proceeds will be used to support the programs of Shepherdstown Public Library. Call Mina Goodrich at 1-304-876-2159 or Peter Smith at 1-304-876-1139.

St. Mary's rummage sale

Thursday, May 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saint Mary School, 218 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Fill a bag for $2 after 1 p.m. The sale will feature toys, clothing, books, housewares, plants, collectibles and more. Food will be sold. Proceeds benefit Saint Mary School.

Fabric fair

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Sponsored by The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary, Thursday, May 4, Fridays, May 5 and 12, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays, May 6 and 13, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., former County Market, Southgate Mall. Call Ruth Bard at 1-717-263-2164 or Nancy Van Buskirk at 1-717-263-4323.

Specialty auction

Sponsored by Washington County Homemakers Clubs, Friday, May 5, doors open at 12:30 p.m., Elks Lodge 378, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. The sale will begin with a silent auction, followed by a live auction. The sale will include antiques, specialty household items, tool kits, home dcor, plants, furniture pieces, themed gift baskets, handcrafts and quilted items. Proceeds will go towards educational scholarships.

Basket and Boyds auction

MARION, Pa. - Friday, May 5, 7 p.m., Shalom Christian Academy. Many retired and specialty baskets and retired and current Boyds Bears will be auctioned. Door prizes will be given. Call Sharon Yoder at 1-717-375-9934 or e-mail

Book sale

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