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April 15, 2008|By KRISTY SMITH / 301-432-8615

Turn the Page plans story hour

Turn the Page Bookstore is hosting another story hour Friday at 10:30 a.m.

Children will listen to stories, have a snack and create a craft together. So stop in for a cup of fresh brewed organic coffee and let the kids enjoy some reading fun.

Story hour is on the third Friday of each month from September through June.

This month's Book Club selection is "No! I don't Want to Join a Book Club," by British author and humorist Virginia Ironside. The book club meets year round on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. New members are always welcome. The next meeting is May 14, where the group will discuss Ironside's novel.

For more information, call 301-432-4588. The bookstore is at 18 N. Main St. in Boonsboro.

Earth Day event

Tuesday, April 22 is Earth Day. People all over the country try to pitch in and do something that could help the planet we live on.

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On Saturday at 2 p.m., Emilie Cooper, with the Watershed Forester of Western Maryland RC&D will be Mt. Nebo UMC Children's Ministry guest speaker.

The group will be planting native trees to help celebrate this day. Please mark your calendars to come and join this event.

Music on tap

On Saturday, Trinity Lutheran Church at 64 S. Main St. in Boonsboro will be the place to be!

The youth will host a coffeehouse format of local musicians sharing their talents. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets, available at the door, cost $5, which includes admission and refreshments.

Listeners of all ages are welcome, but music lovers under the age of 13 should be in the company of an adult.

Money bonanza

The Clopper-Michael American Legion Post will hold a money bonanza Saturday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets cost $30 per couple, which includes the meal, served at 6:30 p.m., followed by a DJ and dancing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. For more information, call 301-432-6207.

Auction planned

The Washington County Homemakers Club will hold their annual specialty auction to benefit scholarships on Friday, April 25, at Elks Lodge 378 on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown.

A silent auction will begin when the doors open at 12:30 p.m., and will be followed by a live auction.

The event will end with the drawing for a quilt and a trip at 3:30 p.m. Many area businesses have donated items of furniture, glassware, tools, gift certificates, antiques, toys and other collectibles. Please support the Homemakers Club with your attendance.

Class of '98

The Boonsboro High Class of 1998 is having a 10-year reunion on Sept. 6 at the Boonsboro American Legion. Replies and requests for more information should be directed to classmates.com. The contact e-mail is tara bake1@yahoo.com.

Share your news

Ta-ta for this week. Remember to share your scoop at kristyathome@hotmail.com or by calling 301-432-8615.

Have a great week!

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