AARP Chapter 623
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 1:30 p.m., Next Dimensions Restaurant, Alt. U.S. 40, Hagerstown. Deputy Jim Holsinger of the Washington County Sheriff's Department will give a power point presentation, "Gangs of Washington County." Refreshments will be served.
Frederick Creation Society
FREDERICK, Md. - Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., Frederick Adventist School, Md. 180. Dr. Charles Jackson will speak on "Darwin's Demise in 2007." Call 301-663-4508.
Cumberland Valley Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m., Renfrew Museum and Park Visitor's Center, 1010 E. Main St. Daniel P. Barr will present "A Road for Warriors: Native Peoples and the Seven Years War in Pennsylvania." Free and open to the public. Call 717-597-3215.
Hager Chapter of International Associates of Administrative Professionals
Tuesday, Oct. 9, dinner from 6 to 7, program from 7 to 8 p.m., Sleep Inn Suites, Hagerstown. Ryan Shifflet, Narcotics Task Force investigator, and Detective Amy Lewis from the Hagerstown Police Department will present "Is Your Area Safe from Gang Activity?" The dinner is $13. For reservations, call Judy Bohner, 301-790-6251, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friendship Quilt Guild
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m., Seventh-day Adventist Church, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown.
Hagerstown Stamp Club
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7:30 to 9 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church's education building, 141 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Meetings consist of a business review, followed by a presentation of a stamp-related subject. There also is buying, selling and trading at meetings. Call Larry Bollinger at 301-393-5597 or e-mail Rick Gibson at SmokeyNav@comcast.net. Membership costs $4 annually.
KEEDYSVILLE - Wednesday, Oct. 10, noon, Red Byrd Restaurant, 19409 Shepherdstown Pike. Call Bill, 301-791-5371; or Sharon, 717-762-4524.
Potomac Valley Audubon Society
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -Wednesday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, Room 160, Shepherd Grade Road. Nature photographer Middleton Evans will discuss his latest book "Rhapsody in Blue, a Celebration of North American Waterbirds." Call Peter Smith, 304-876-1139, or e-mail email@example.com.
Hagerstown Christian Women's Connection
Thursday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m., Annaffiare Restaurant, Venice Inn, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Featured during this month's breakfast is the yearly Silent Auction and Bake Sale. Music will be provided by Sarah Barron of Hagerstown. The inspirational speaker is Shirley Ryder explaining "How to Enjoy Peace Despite the Challenges of Life." All ladies are welcome. $12 inclusive. Free baby-sitting. For reservations, call Mary, 301-791-0242, or Judith, 717-597-9287.
Frederick Community College Alumni Association
FREDERICK, Md. - Thursday, Oct. 11, 6 p.m., Frederick Community College, Building A, Room A201. All alumni are welcome. Call the FCC Office of Institutional Advancement, 301-846-2438; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tri-State Ravens Nest 12
Thursday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m., Tony's Restaurant, 14224 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Doug Finniff, who works in the NFL player's union department, will be the guest speaker. New members are welcome and must be 21 to join. Dues are $25 per year or $40 per couple per year. Call Bob Miller, 301-766-9151; or Mike Vaughn, 717-597-9740.
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Thursday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m., downstairs social room of Evangelical Lutheran Church, 130 N. Washington St. Andy Stout, eastern regional director for the Archaeological Conservancy, will discuss the work of the Archeological Conservancy. Free and open to the public. Call 717-597-9010 or go to www.greencastlemuseum.org.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
HALFWAY - Friday, Oct. 12, noon, Western Sizzlin Steakhouse, York Road. The speaker will be John Bloyer, Register of Wills. All federal employees, retirees, spouses and guests are welcome.
Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m., Richardson's Restaurant, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Call Bill, 301-791-5371; or Sharon, 717-762-4524.
Thank You Calendar 2008