Grove Retirement Club
SHADY GROVE, Pa. -Tuesday, Oct. 3, 1 p.m., Shady Grove Community Center, Buchanan Trail East. Rodney Hocenberry with Quality First Insurance Agency, will discuss Medicare supplement insurance. There will be refreshments and door prizes. Make reservations for the Wednesday, Nov. 1, breakfast buffet at Mountain Gate Restaurant in Waynesboro at the meeting or before. Cost is $6 per person.
Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 5:30 p.m., Western Sizzlin' Steakhouse, York Road, Hagerstown. The Rev. James E. Click of Westminster, Md., will speak. Cost of the smorgasbord dinner is $11. Call for reservations, 304-274-2353, 304-671-4089 or 304-671-1489.
AARP 3324 - Fort Morris Tours
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -Thursday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m., Premier Events, 429 E. Orange St. Bob Koch of Collette Vacations will present a slide program describing and answering questions regarding the "Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise" offered by Fort Morris Tours in 2007. Refreshments will be available. For reservations, call Betty and Bob Harper, 717-264-8595.
Hagerstown Lioness Club
Thursday, Oct. 5, social time at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., Grand Venice Hotel ballroom, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. A Halloween party is scheduled. Members are encouraged to wear costumes. There will be Halloween games and prizes for special costumes. Guests are welcome. Guest reservations and all cancellations must be made by Monday, Oct. 2, to the attendance chair, 301-790-0913.
West Virginia Society of Hagerstown/Washington County Area
Fall festival, Friday, Oct. 6, meet at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m., Wilson Ruritan Club building, west of Hagerstown. Bring a covered dish and place settings. Meat, bread and beverages will be provided. The group is open to all former West Virginians. Tom and Pat Smith will speak about their recent missionary time in Africa. Call Mary Smith, 301-733-2299.
Heritage Fest and auction
Saturday, Sept. 30, doors open at 8 a.m., auction begins at 10 a.m., Heritage Academy, 12215 Walnut Point West, Hagerstown. Items to be auctioned include Longaberger baskets and pottery, collectibles, quilts, home and office furniture, gift certificates, a Lee Teter Reflections print valued at $1,200, and more. There will also be activities for children, a farmers' market and food for sale, including barbecued chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, baked goods and more. Call 301-582-2600.
Yard sale and flea market
ROCKY RIDGE, Md. -For the benefit of The New Forest Society Environmental Scholarship Fund, through the Community Foundation of Frederick County, Saturday, Sept. 30, and Sunday, Oct. 1, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Lost Hen Farm Landscape Nursery, 14443 Hoover's Mill Road, U.S. 15 North to Md. 77 East. Go left on Old Frederick Road North, then left on Mud College Road, Hoovers Mill is the first left; or take Md. 76 (Motter's Station) to Old Frederick, turn right and proceed to Mud College, turn right and Hoover's Mill Road is first left. Tables cost $10. There will be a bake sale and raffle for a native Red Maple tree. Soft drinks are free while they last.
Clip for the Cure
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - For the benefit of breast cancer research, Saturday, Sept. 30, noon to 5 p.m., SmartStyle Family Hair Salon, Waynesboro Wal-Mart. Stylists will offer $10 haircuts with proceeds donated to breast cancer research. Also from Saturday, Sept. 30, to Sunday, Oct. 15, 10 percent of net proceeds from the sale of Regis designLINE hair care products will be donated to the cause. Call the salon, 717-749-3200.
Thursday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saint Mary School, 218 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Toys, clothing, books, houseware, plants, collectibles, food and more will be sold. Fill a bag for $2 after 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit the school. Park in Walnut Street parking lot.
WILLIAMSPORT - Saturday, Oct. 7, 7 to 11 a.m., Downsville Ruritan Club community building, Downsville Pike. Menu includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, sausage gravy, pudding, scrambled eggs, juice, coffee and milk. Cost is $5, adults, $2.50, ages 6 to 12 and ages 5 and younger eat free.
Fall Kids' Stuff Yard Sale