Club meetings, fundraisers, reunions

October 12, 2007

Club meetings

West Virginia Society of Washington County

Saturday, Oct. 13, meet at 4:30 p.m., eat at 5 p.m., Wilson Ruritan building. Bring a covered dish and place settings. Meat and drinks will be provided. All former West Virginians are invited. Call Mary Smith at 301-733-2299.

Frederick Secular Humanists

FREDERICK, Md. - Sunday, Oct. 14, 1:30 p.m., C. Burr Artz Library community room. Nancy Pace, a Frederick peace writer and activist will present "How can the U.S. address domestic and international violence through a cabinet-level Department of Peace?"

Smithsburg Sunshine Leisure Club

SMITHSBURG - Monday, Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church. Brown bag lunch. Dessert and drink will be provided.

Waynesboro Historical Society

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7:45 p.m., Minnich Manor at Quincy Village's Hess Community Room. David McJonathan, society president; and Ruth Gembe, genealogy committee chairwoman, will talk about research opportunities for genealogy and history in the historical society's library at its Oller House headquarters and the historical significance of the archives and collections of the society. Free.


Tri-State Singles

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m., Tops Buffet Restaurant, 18730 North Village near Maugans Avenue and Longmeadow Road intersection, Hagerstown. For information, call Bill at 301-791-5371; or Sharon at 717-762-4524.

League of Women Voters of Washington County

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m., Villages of Robinwood, clock tower entrance. A member of the Washington County Charter Commission will speak. For information, call Alys Kerns at 301-739-5677.

Antietam Watershed Association

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Wednesday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m., Washington Township Municipal Building, South Welty Road. The business meeting will be followed by a presentation by Mark Meltzer of Rettew Inc. Rettew conducted the stream assessment of the west branch of Antietam Creek, completed this summer. For information, call 717-762-9417.

Middletown Valley Historical Society

MIDDLETOWN, Md. -Wednesday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., Reformed Church, Church Street. Antique clock expert Dave Myers will give a history of local clockmakers, clock types, and the intricacies of old clock repairs and maintenance. Call 301-371-7582.

Newcomer's Unlimited

Thursday, Oct. 18, 11:30 a.m., Next Dimensions. The luncheon includes a choice of three entrees, coffee, tea and dessert. The cost is $20 and includes tax and gratuity. A cash bar will be available. Reservations and menu selection is due by Sunday, Oct. 14, by calling Judy Ball at 301-393-5804. For information on membership, call Lisa Conrad at 301-766-7565.

Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society

STATE LINE, Pa. - Thursday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m. meet at State Line Ruritan Building, State Line to carpool; 6:30 p.m. tour of Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike at the Agricultural Education Center. Go to

Christian Motorcyclists Association

Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m., Richardson's Restaurant, 710 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Breakfast fellowship meeting with Christian motorcyclists from the local area. All makes and models of motorcycles are welcome. Weather permitting, a group ride follows the breakfast. Call 301-432-5274.

Dan Dimucci Lodge, Sons and Daughters of Italy

Saturday, Oct. 20, 5 p.m., Four Points Sheraton, Dual Highway east of Hagerstown. Order Sons of Italy in America Columbus Day Celebration dinner and dance. John R. Salvatore will speak. Andy Angel Quartet will provide music for dancing. $30 per person. For information, call Bob Rizzo at 304-876-6677 or Bill Lepore at 301-797-3631.

Tri-State Singles

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m., Brothers Restaurant, Comfort Inn, exit 3 off Interstate 81 and U.S. 11. For information, call Bill at 301-791-5371; or Sharon at 717-762-4524.

Cavetown Homemakers

SMITHSBURG - Wednesday, Oct. 24, 12:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church. Cavetown Chapter of Washington County Homemakers. Ninetieth anniversary celebration. All former members are invited. For reservations, call 301-824-2270 or 301-824-3232 by Wednesday, Oct. 17.


Roast beef dinner

WILLIAMSPORT - Saturday, Oct. 13, 4 to 6 p.m., Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St. Hosted by Williams-port United Methodist Men. The menu also includes mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and corn, filling balls, rolls and butter, and beverage. $10; $5, ages 6 to 12.

Canines on the Canal

WILLIAMSPORT - Saturday, Oct. 13, registration 9 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m., C&O Canal, Cushwa Basin. Following the walk, there will be demonstrations and contests. Contests and games will be judged by Ian Hall, Tim Rowland and Christy Barton. Proceeds benefit Humane Society of Washington County. For information, call 301-733-2060, ext. 237.

Basket bingo

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