Community calendar

September 08, 2006

Club meetings

Tri-State Singles

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Saturday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m., Mountain Gate Restaurant, 10530 Buchanan Trail East. Ages 55 and older. For information about the group, call Virginia, 301-739-8990; Sharon, 717-762-4524; or Dick, 301-824-5200.

Hagerstown Democratic Women's Club

FUNKSTOWN - Saturday, Sept. 9, noon, Funkstown American Legion. Speakers will be Donna Brightman, candidate for county commissioner, and Claudia Martin, running for a seat on the Democratic Central Committee. All interested persons are invited to attend. Call 240-420-6869 or 301-432-4394.

Mack Golden Bulldogs

MAUGANSVILLE - Monday, Sept. 11, social hour at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m., U.A.W. Union Hall, Maugans Avenue. Following coffee and doughnuts, Dave Perkins, president of Local 171, will tell what is going on at the plant. All Mack retirees are welcome.


Tri State Civitan Club

Monday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m., North American Rod & Gun Club, 12108 Belvedere Road, off Jefferson Boulevard, across from Maranatha Brethren Church, east of Hagerstown. The club meets the second Monday of each month and is open to the public. Its focus is helping people with developmental disabilities. The club's new fundraiser is a Scrip program. Purchasers may prepay for gift certificates to local and nationwide stores and restaurants for face value and the club receives a percentage. Call 301-739-4113; or send e-mail to

Habitat for Humanity's Women Build

Monday, Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church of Hagerstown, corner of South Prospect Street and Washington Street. The group meets the second Monday of each month. David Gibney will speak about upcoming training classes. Beginning in October, meetings will be held at the Washington County Technical High School, Oak Ridge Drive, Hagerstown, at 6:15 p.m., prior to training classes. All women who are interested in building houses for people in need are encouraged to attend. Meetings usually last an hour. Send e-mail to

Crossroads Garden Club

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 12:30 p.m., Women's Club, 31 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. At 1 p.m., Denny Warrenfeltz of Roostervane in Funkstown, will demonstrate simple arrangements. New members of the Women's Club are welcome.

AARP Chapter 623

FUNKSTOWN - Tuesday, Sept. 12, 1:30 p.m., Funkstown Moose Lodge. John Bloyer, register of wills, will speak. Refreshments will be served.

Homewood at Williamsport Auxiliary

WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2 p.m., community center at Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave. Diane Burgan, director of Rehab Services, will be guest speaker.

Tri-State Singles

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Tuesday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m., Velvet Caf, 145 W. Third St. For ages 55 and older. For information about the group, call Virginia, 301-739-8990; Sharon, 717-762-4524; or Dick, 301-824-5200.

Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Cumberland Valley Chapter 27, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m., visitors' center at Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St. A video, "Egypt Uncovered: Mummies into the Afterlife," will be shown. The meeting is free and open to the public. For information, call 717-597-3215.

Frederick Creation Society

FREDERICK, Md. - Tuesday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., Frederick Adventist School, 6437 Jefferson Pike. Guest speaker will be Lester Harris, professor of biology. The society is nondenominational. Call 301-667-6770.

Harpers Ferry Civil War Roundtable

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Wednesday, Sept. 13, 8 p.m., Hilltop House Hotel, 400 E. Ridge St. Michael Werner will speak on the Jewish contribution to the Civil War. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Washington County NAACP

Thursday, Sept. 14, 7 p.m., Memorial Recreation Center, 109 W. North Ave., Hagerstown. The group meets the second Thursday of each month. Call Sam Key, 301-791-5271; or Gordon Bartels, 301-992-4860 for directions.

League of Women Voters of Washington County Board

Friday, Sept. 15, 9 to 11 a.m. The agenda includes planning for the public charter forum and finalizing the local league's nonpartisan policy statement. For information, call Monda Sagalkin, president, 301-423-6847.


Yard sale, food fest, quilt auction

BOONSBORO - Saturday, Sept. 9, yard sale, 9 a.m. in the pavilion; food sale, 10 a.m. and quilt auction, 1 p.m., in the multipurpose room at Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 8507 Mapleville Road. Sponsored by Fahrney-Keedy Auxiliary.

Chicken corn soup festival

STATE LINE, Pa. - Saturday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., State Line United Methodist Church, East Avenue. Food available will include soup, hot dogs, hamburgers, and pies by the slice or whole. There also will be activities and games for children and crafts for sale. Call 717-597-4217.

Sam's chicken barbecue

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