Around South Hagerstown

April 07, 2008|By STACI CLIPP

St. John's plans special worship

The Youth Choir and New Spirit Praise Band will lead worship in the Worship Center at a special time Sunday.

At 9:30 a.m. (combining worship and Sunday school time), these groups will lead worship with the contemporary Christian musical "Live Out Loud" by Dennis and Nan Allen.

As the message for the day, the church's young people will sing songs and perform skits that talk about being bold in our faith. All are welcome!

The church is at 141 S. Potomac St., across from the central library. For more information, call 301-790-2510 or go to


South High Band Boosters to meet

The South Hagerstown High School Band Boosters will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Join Hands Day set for May 3

Join Hands Day is a national volunteer day for youth and adults to work together.

On Saturday, May 3, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will provide funding to landscape Ravenwood Nursing Care Center off Frederick Street in Hagerstown.

Any group or individual wanting to help may call Rose Marie Suder at 301-223-5982.

Basket bingo to be held Sunday

The Funkstown Fire Department will hold a basket bingo Sunday at the station.

Doors open at noon and the first number will be called at 1:30 p.m.

There will be at least 20 games. Baskets will include protectors and will be filled.

Tickets cost $20.

Half of the proceeds will be donated to the South Hagerstown High School PTA.

Neighborhoods 1st Locust Point update

At the Locust Point Neighborhoods 1st meeting on March 28, it was agreed that the group needs to send a flier to everyone in the Locust Point target zone to let them know that a block party is planned and they are invited to participate by attending the meetings. The next meeting will be Tuesday and the group invites others to come help them plan the block party planned for June 21 on Ray Street.

Technical High greenhouse to open

On Saturday, the Greenhouse at Washington County Technical High School will officially open from 9 a.m. to noon.

It will be closed on Sundays, but will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

The senior entrepreneurship classes have been busy planting seeds, transplanting plugs and cuttings and all of the other activities involved in making a school-based business successful.

A wide selection of annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and pouches are waiting to be purchased. Many vegetable plants, such as eggplants, peppers, cantaloupes, and tomatoes, including heirloom varieties like Oxheart, German Johnson and Mr. Stripey, will be available for sale.

Some plants are in short supply and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Call the school at 301-766-8050 for more information.

Come see what is growing and blooming at Washington County Technical High School Greenhouse, at 50 W. Oak Ridge Drive in Hagers-town near the side entrance to Prime Outlets.

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Have a fantastic week!

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