Club meetings, fundraisers

February 08, 2008

Club meetings

Community Triangle LGBTQ Book Club

Sunday, Feb. 10, 1 p.m., Rainbow Connection, 14 1/2 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. The book will be "Fellow Travelers," by Thomas Mallon. The book retails for $25 and is available in store to members for $18.99.

Frederick Secular Humanists

FREDERICK, Md. - Sunday, Feb. 10, 1:30 p.m., C. Burr Artz Library Community Room. Each member or guest can discuss any subject for five minutes. The Frederick Public Library neither promotes nor endorses the views of FRESH or its speakers or guests.

Tri-State Civitan Club

Monday, Feb. 11, 6 p.m., Tony's Italian Restaurant, 14224 Pennsylvania Ave., north of Hagerstown. The club aims to help people with developmental disabilities. Call 301-739-4113, or e-mail


Hagerstown Stamp Club

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 7:30 to 9 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church, 141 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call Larry Hopp, 301-393-5597, or e-mail Rick Gibson, Membership costs $4 annually and all are welcome.

AARP Chapter 623

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 1:30 p.m., Next Dimensions, Alternate U.S. 40, east of Hagerstown. The speaker will be WJEJ commentator Bronson Staley. Refreshments will be served.

Frederick Community College Alumni Association

FREDERICK, Md. - Wednesday, Feb. 13, 6 p.m., FCC Campus, A Building, Room A201, Opossumtown Pike. All alumni are welcome to attend the monthly meeting. Call the FCC Office of Institutional Advancement at 301-846-2438, or e-mail If the college is closed for inclement weather, the meeting will be held Thursday, March 13.

Potomac Valley Audubon Society

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Wednesday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, Room 160, Shepherd Grade Road. The speaker will be Peter Vila, assistant professor of environmental studies at Shepherd University. For information, call Peter Smith at 304-876-1139 or e-mail

Tri-State Singles

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 6 p.m., AMVETS Post 10, 707 Frederick St., Hagerstown. Call Bill, 301-791-5371; or Sharon, 717-762-4524.

Franklin County Art Alliance

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Wednesday, Feb. 13, 7:15 p.m. business meeting followed by a watercolor demonstration, Wilson College's Warfield Auditorium, 1015 Philadelphia Ave. Glen Sabetto of Fort Loudon, Pa., will demonstrate watercolor painting. Call 717-267-1396.

Tri-State Ravens Nest 12

Thursday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m., Tony's Restaurant, 14224 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Donations for the basket/money bingo being on Sunday, March 2, must be turned in at this meeting. Call Bob Miller, 301-766-9151; or Mike Vaughn, 717-597-9740.

Hagerstown Christian Women's Connection

Thursday, Feb. 14, 9:30 a.m., Annaffiare Restaurant, Venice Inn, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. The program will feature Millie Grimes, Red Hat Queen from Williamsport. Music will be provided by Donna Nunn of Frederick, Md. Inspirational speaker will be Jo Knipe from Ocean City, Md., whose topic is, "To Discover Reality in a Changing World." All women are welcome. Cost is $12. Free baby-sitting. Call Mary, 301-791-0242; or Judith, 717-597-9287.

Christian Motorcyclists Association

Saturday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m., Richardson's Restaurant, 710 Dual Highway, east of Hagerstown. All makes and models of motorcycles are welcome. A group ride follows breakfast if weather permits. Call 301-432-5274.

Tri-State Singles

Saturday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m., Junction 808, 808 Noland Drive, Hagerstown. Call Bill, 301-791-5371; or Sharon, 717-762-4524.


Country butchering

WOLFSVILLE, Md. - Wolfsville Ruritan Club will sell pork products, including fresh pork cuts, uncured hams, sausage, ponhaus, pudding and cracklins. Orders must be placed by Monday, Feb. 11. Call Bob Condon, 301-293-1109; or Geraldine Miller, 301-293-2926. Pickup orders on Friday, Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23, from 8 to 11 a.m. at Wolfsville Ruritan Community Park on Brandenburg Hollow Road. Proceeds will benefit community activities and park maintenance.

Slippery potpie dinner

WILLIAMSPORT - Saturday, Feb. 9, 4 to 6 p.m., Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St. $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 6 to 12. Dessert is included. Call 301-223-7040.

Pancake breakfast

STATE LINE, Pa. - Saturday, Feb. 9, 6:30 to 10:30 a.m., Trinity United Church of Christ. $5 for adults; $2 for children; free for children younger than 6. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee. Eat in or carry out. Call the church, 717-597-0585.

Italian Festa

Sunday, Feb. 10, noon to 5:30 p.m., South Hagerstown High School. Tickets cost $8 in advance or $9 at the door for all-you-can-eat spaghetti, salad, bread, iced tea, coffee and milk. Hosted by Antietam Exchange Club. All proceeds benefit local charities.

Basket/bear bingo

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