Around South Hagerstown

May 09, 2006|by STACI CLIPP


Don't forget next Sunday is Mother's Day! You still have a few days to get some shopping in.

This week is also Be Kind to Animals week, and Teacher Appreciation Week (strange combination, I know!).

To Shelby, great job on the goals you made in lacrosse!

HAYSL registration

Registration for the Hagerstown Area Youth Soccer League fall season will be held May 13 at Haven Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. All new players must bring a copy of their birth certificate. The cost is $45 per player. For more information, phone 240-52SCORE. The league is for boys and girls ages 4 1/2 to 18.

Stop, Drop and Read

Washington County Reading Day is set for Saturday, May 13, from 10 until 2 p.m. at the University Center at 32 W. Washington St. The event includes a free book giveaway (gently used and new). There will also be a book and author showcase with 35 authors, balloon sculptures, face painting, storytellers, music and food. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 166, for additional information.


Hagerstown Lions

On Tuesday May 9, the Lions will hold their 84th Charter Night at the Grand Venice Inn. Invited guests and dignitaries will join members in celebrating the 83rd anniversary of the club's founding in 1923. There will be no meeting that day.

Yard sale

Hagerstown First Church Of God on Rose Hill Avenue will hold a yard sale on May 13 beginning at 8 a.m. at 839 Frederick St. All proceeds will go to missionary work.

Reunion reminder

Please remember the 50th golden reunion of the Washington County Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1956 will be June 3. R.S.V.P. by May 22 to Janet Bowen, 1222 Hunters Woods Drive, Hagerstown MD 21740, phone 301-582-2520.

Emma K. Doub

May 9 - Math 24 game at the ARCC at Hagerstown Community College, 4 p.m.

May 10 - Grade 3 and 4 students to Hagerstown Suns Education Day game, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

May 11 - Grade 5 students to E. Russell Hicks Middle School to tour the school, 1 to 2 p.m.

May 12 - Maryland Symphony Woodwind Quintet for grades 3, 4 and 5, 10:15 to 11 a.m.

South High 35th reunion

South Hagerstown High School's Class of 1971 will be celebrating its 35-year reunion on Saturday, July 22, at the Sheraton-Four Points on Dual Highway, Hagerstown. If you want to be assured of receiving an invitation, please call one of the following people so we can verify and update your information: Vickie (Martin) Layton at 301 791-1486; Dianne (Kronawetter) Snyder at 301 791-6257 , or Betsy (Harbaugh) Magaw at 301 797-6089.

If you know someone from this class who is living out of town, please pass this information on to them. This was a large graduating class and it is a challenge to keep track of everyone!

Consort to perform

The Washington County Museum Consort will present a performance entitled "Folksong Sampler" to complete its recital series for the season on Sunday, May 21, at 2:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

The concert will include "Three Fantasias on Traditional English Songs" by Andrew Charlton (1928-1997); "My Sweetie," a Tyrolean folk song, "Henry, My Son," American; and "La Spagnola," traditional Spanish, arranged by Stan Davis, among others.

Consort members are Jeff Clise, William Hull, Brenda Slick, David Styer and Naomi Styer. For more information on the museum, please phone 301-739-5727 or visit Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please contact me if you have any questions.

South High PTA

There will be a meeting on May 11 at 7 p.m. at South Hagerstown High School for all parents of current South High students and those who will entering South High in the fall. Come be a part of your child's education not only for today but for always. There will be meetings all summer long and our kids are never too old for us to be involved in their education. (Though they think they are!) Make sure you come to this important meeting so your know what' s happening in their life!

Share your news

If you have any news or information, please call me at 301-393-5871 - our phone seems to be working properly now, so you shouldn't have any problems reaching me. You may also e-mail me at May you have a awesome week!

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