Washington County Friends of Education Exchange Club
Monday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Always Ron's Restaurant, Burhans Boulevard, Hagerstown. The club's focus is the promotion of Americanism and prevention of child abuse. All are welcome. Call 301-791-2059; or e-mail email@example.com.
Potomac Garden Club
WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, Oct. 17, 12:30 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church. Pat Greenwald will present "The History of Gardening."
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m., Black Steer Restaurant, Wesel Boulevard, Hagerstown. For ages 55 and older. For information about the group, call Dick, 301-824-5200; Sharon, 717-762-4524; or Virginia, 301-739-8990.
Frederick Creation Society
FREDERICK, Md. - Tuesday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., Frederick Adventist School, 6437 Jefferson Pike. Guest speaker will be Charles Jackson. The topic will be "Debating Evolutionists." Call 301-663-4508.
Thursday, Oct. 19, registration/social at 11:30 a.m., meeting at noon, lunch at 12:15 p.m., 43 South Ristorante, 43 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The program will be an overview of upcoming activities for the year. Luncheon cost is $18 and includes tax and gratuity. Menu includes a choice of shrimp salad, veal Parmesan or roast beef and cheese sub with coffee, tea and tiramisu dessert. Reservations are due by Sunday, Oct. 15. Call Jane Keller, 301-790-1023. For membership information, call Lisa Conrad, 301-766-7565; or Kathie Canode, 301-991-9219.
Middleburg / Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society
STATE LINE, Pa. - Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m., State Line Ruritan building in the community park. Richard Helfrich will offer a slide history of the "Relics and Recollections of the Hagerstown Fair from 1807-1980." Guests may bring relics and memorabilia from the fair. The public is invited to attend regular meetings.
League of Women Voters of Washington County Board
Friday, Oct. 20, 9 to 11 a.m. Members will complete the "Chapter Self-evaluation Exercise" and will finalize plans for participation in the Mummers' Parade. For information, call Monda Sagalkin, president, 301-432-6847.
Soup and sandwich sale
SMITHSBURG - Saturday, Oct. 14, 8 a.m. until sold out, Smithsburg Fire Hall. Food for sale includes beef vegetable, ham-bean and chicken corn soups, country ham sandwiches, steamers, homemade pies and other baked goods. Orders may be called in today until 1 p.m. at 301-824-2889; or any time to 301-824-5392. Please leave message.
Charity pumpkin sale
Saturday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wolf Furniture, Prime Outlets, Hagerstown. Wolf Furniture will hold its seventh annual charity pumpkin sale. Each of Wolf's eight locations has chosen a recipient. Hagerstown's store chose Hospice of Washington County. Pumpkins cost $3 each or two for $5. Call 301-790-7933.
MAUGANSVILLE - Maugansville Ruritan is sponsoring the dinner to benefit the fire company. Saturday, Oct. 14, 3 to 7 p.m., Maugansville Fire Department. Menu includes all the spaghetti you can eat, tossed salad, Italian bread and beverage. Cost is $6, ages 13 and older; $3, ages 6 to 12; and ages 5 and younger eat free. Baked goods will be available at additional charge. Call Kevin Brewer, 301-739-0420.
BOONSBORO - Saturday, Oct. 14, 4:30 p.m., Mount Nebo Church, 134 S. Main St. Many vendors will be present to help with Christmas shopping, including Silpada Designs, Home Interior, Premier Designs, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, Longaberger Co., Beijo Bags, Tastefully Simple, PartyLites and Arbonne. Proceeds benefit the preschool. Let the church know if you are attending by calling 301-432-8741; ore-mail mt.nebo@myactv.
FUNKSTOWN -Sunday, Oct. 15, 1 to 4 p.m., Funkstown American Legion ballroom. The menu includes chicken, baked beans, soup, coleslaw. There will be a sweet wheel available. Proceeds will benefit Funkstown American Legion Auxiliary's local charities.