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Williamsport briefs

November 16, 2006

Christmas bazaar set

WILLIAMSPORT - St. Andrew Presbyterian Women are sponsoring a craft show at the church on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The craft show will feature many crafts, including a large variety of Christmas crafts made by the members of the church, such as floral arrangements, wreaths, snowman items, various types of needlework, stained glass, candles, decorative plates and much, much more.

There will also be sandwiches and drinks, and a variety of Christmas cookies for sale. All proceeds will go toward the church building fund. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church is at 10813 Donelson Drive. For more information, call the church office at 301-223-8887 or Elaine Myers at 301-979-8301.

Civil War violin music

WILLIAMSPORT - Please join us at the Town Museum on Dec. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. for music of the season. Samantha Brown of Rockville, Md., will present violin music of the Civil War, while also in Civil War dress. Marion James will play Christmas carols on her autoharp and encourage visitors to sing along. Also, you will be amazed with the displays of old time toys, dolls, quilts and more. There wil be refreshments at the Town Museum in the lower level of the Springfield Farm Barn.

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Christmas Eve play

WILLIAMSPORT - "In Bethlehem Inn," by John W. Carter, is a "you are there" church dinner Nativity play. Those present are firsthand observers of the events that occurred on the night Christ was born.

The innkeeper and his family are presiding over a dinner at their crowded inn. You are invited to join them at the inn and be their guests for dinner. The dinner is interrupted by Joseph and Mary asking for a room. It is interrupted again by the announcement of a fiery star above the stable and then by a band of shepherds looking for the baby.

The play will be presented by members of Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St., on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. call the church office at 301-223-7040 for free tickets.

Also, an 11 p.m. candlelight Christmas Eve communion service is planned at Williamsport United Methodist Church.

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