Wednesday, March 5, 6 p.m., AMVETS Post 10, 707 Frederick St., Hagerstown.
Thursday, March 6, 6:30 p.m., Cortland Mansion, 19411 Cortland Drive, Hagerstown. Hagerstown Lion Dave Kaplan will discuss "The Beauty of Butterflies." All guest reservations and cancellations must be made by Sunday, March 2, by calling 301-790-0913.
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Saturday, March 8, 9 a.m., Brother's Restaurant, Comfort Inn.
Waynesboro Historical Society
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Tuesday, March 11, dinner at 6:30 p.m., program at 7:45 p.m., Minnich Manor, Quincy Village. Historian and author, Debra Sandoe McCauslin, will present a program about Mary Jemison, a white woman who was captured by Indians and adapted to their way of life. Dinner is $14.95 per person. The program is free. Call Oller House, 717-762-1747, by Thursday, March 6, to make dinner reservations.
Frederick Creation Society
FREDERICK, Md. - Tuesday, March 11, 7:30 p.m., Frederick Adventist School. Astrophysicist Otto Berg will give a lecture entitled "Creation from Nothing." Call 301-663-4508.
Donate a car
Oakridge Education Inc., a nonprofit school in Maryland, is operating a car, truck and van donation program and is accepting old or totaled vehicles. Donating your old or totaled vehicle results in a charitable tax deduction. The school will tow your vehicle away for you. Condition of the vehicle doesn't matter. Call 866-618-8111.
Cell phones for soldiers
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Gettysburg Stage is accepting old cell phones at its box office and will give those who donate a phone $2 off of regular admission to any of Gettysburg Stage's next two productions. Phones are turned over to Cell Phones for Soldiers. Call 866-859-5192.
Alivia Koontz Heart Fund
Washington Square United Methodist Church is accepting donations to benefit Alivia Koontz, who was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. She will be 4 years old on Tuesday, March 4. Call 301-739-2653.
Today, 5 to 7 p.m., Wilson Ruritan Club, Hagerstown. $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 6 to 12. All you can eat. A cake auction will also be held. Call 301-842-3498.
Ham sandwich sale
The Hagerstown Lioness Club is selling city ham sandwiches for $2 each. Country ham sandwiches cost $2.50 each. Pick up Thursday, March 6. Call Thelma Myers, 301-582-1558. Proceeds benefit local community projects. Today is the last day to order.
Saturday, March 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Washington County Red Cross, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown. The American Red cross will conduct free adult CPR training, free infant and child CPR training, and free CPR recertification. There will also be a blood drive. Food and drinks will be served. The American Red Cross will be collecting calling cards to send to military personnel stationed overseas. Advance registration is required. Call 301-739-0717 to register.
SMITHSBURG - Saturday, March 1, 8 to 11 a.m., Smithsburg Fire Hall. The fire hall is selling beef vegetable, chicken corn and ham-and-bean soups, steamers, country ham sandwiches, pies and baked goods. Orders may be placed in advance by calling 301-824-5392 on Friday or 301-824-2889 on Saturday.
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Saturday, March 1, 6:30 to 10:30 a.m., Pleasant Hill United Brethren in Christ Church, 3664 Coseytown Road. Made-to-order eggs, French toast, pancakes, bacon and sausage. $5.50 for adults and $2 for children ages 5 to 12. Call Tony Burkett at 717-762-2522 or Pastor Les Kauffman at 717-597-3737.
Ham and chicken slippery potpie dinner
CLEAR SPRING - Saturday, March 1, 4 to 7 p.m., Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 14615 Fairview Church Road. Baked goods will be sold.
John H. Bast Jr. estate auction benefit