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Around Clear Spring

June 10, 2008|By CHERYL WEAVER

Early heat

I hope that you're enjoying your summer vacation. We sure got that summer heat early!

Church plans Funfest June 21

St. Paul's Reformed Church on U.S. 40, 3 miles east of Clear Spring, will hold "Funfest" starting at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 21.

There will be games for children to play, such as pick up ducks, bean bag toss, coin pitch, crafts and prizes will be given to all children. Also available will be a Moon Bounce Adventure and face painting. The Washington County Antique Tractor Club will be there with its Barrel Train rides.

Live musical entertainment will be provided continuously from 3 to 6 p.m. on the church lawn. Harry Ryan will perform at 3 p.m. At 4 p.m., Mt. Moriah Baptist Men's Choir will perform, and at 5 p.m. the music will be provided by the Sonshiners.

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So bring your lawn chairs.

At 7 p.m., a concert by the Master Four Quartet will be held in the church sanctuary with a love offering being taken.

There will be grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, soups, drinks and ice cream available. All will be free but donations are welcome and will be accepted.

Everyone is encouraged to come and enjoy good food and fellowship. This event will be held rain or shine.

Summer camp

Summer camp will be held at Clear Spring Park from June 23 to Aug. 8. Camp runs from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The camp costs $45 per week for county residents and $50 per week for out-of-county residents.

Alumni banquet

Don't forget the Clear Spring High School Alumni Banquet will be Friday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clear Spring Fire Co. bingo hall. Tickets cost $15 per person. Call Mary Jane or Don Spickler at 301-223-6872 for reservations by June 12.

Clear Spring Library events

Don't forget "Buggin' Out," a summer reading club kickoff party Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

Join them for stories, a craft, snacks and more as the library celebrates the beginning of its Summer Reading Club.

And also, Animanga Hang Day is Tuesday, June 17, at 1 p.m.

Come hang out and check out all things anime and manga (maybe J-pop, too)! Watch some of your favorite episodes, movies, have snacks, etc. All teens welcome! Under 14? That's OK. Those under 14 will need a signed permission slip from their parent. Stop by the library and pick up a permission slip.

Did you know?

Did you know that the Town of Clear Spring has its own seal?

Justin Ebersole designed it when he was in the eighth grade at Clear Spring Middle School.

It features a scenic view of the old National Pike, Plumb Grove, the Log House Museum and the oldest church in Clear Spring, St. Andrew's.

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