Around Halfway

July 10, 2008|By JAMIE SHEKELS

Happy belated birthday

Jeff Brown of Hagerstown celebrated his special day on July 1. Wishing you many belated birthday wishes. With much love, from Yvonne and Ally and the Brown family.

Community yard sale

A community yard sale is scheduled at Fairgrounds Park stables on Saturday beginning at 7 a.m. It costs $15 to rent a space. A table will be provided. For more information or to reserve a space, please call the recreation facilities coordinator at 301-739-8577, ext. 190.

Concert planned

On Sunday, the Rolling Coyotes, a folk and rock group, will perform at 2:30 p.m. at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.


Selections will include, "Stars Fell on Alabama" and "Willie and the Hand Jive," in addition to some original compositions. For more information, go to on the Web or call 301-739-5727.

Bridal event

The Bon Ton will present a four-day bridal registry event at Valley Mall on Friday, July 24. Events will be held through Sunday, July 27.

Get a chance to meet with representative from The Bon Ton's area bridal partners to gather information to make your special day worry free. Participating partners include David's Bridal, Cindy's Sweets, Hawaiian Tanning Salon, Plaza Hotel, Ted's Rent-a-Center, Youngblood Studios, Shew-sical Entertainment, Traveling Beauty, Leiter's Catering, Four Points Sheraton, and more.

In addition, on Saturday, July 26, Estee Lauder will present a special makeover event. This is a special event for all women who want to share in the Lauder experience. Space is limited for this event. Call 301-582-3900 and ask for the Lauder Counter to schedule an appointment.

History on criminals

A special program, Launched into Eternity, will be hosted on Thursday, July 17, at the Jonathan Hager House and Museum at 7 p.m. Get the opportunity to learn about Hagerstown's and neighboring states' infamous criminals of the 18th and 19th centuries and the sensational report of their demise. This event is free. For more details, go to on the Web.

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