August 07, 2008

Interfaith Family Picnic set for Sunday

The seventh annual Interfaith Family Picnic will be Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan Club.

This year, there will be activities inside the air-conditioned building as well as outdoor games for children.

Free burgers, (kosher) hot dogs and drinks will be provided. Organizers ask those who attend to bring a hot or cold dish to share.

Those wishing reservations may call Bunny Fontrier at 301-992-0077 or Paula Myers at 301-824-3081 and leave a name and the number of adults and youngsters who will attend.

The event is for those of different faith traditions to enjoy the fun at this annual community picnic.

The Interfaith Coalition of Washington County is sponsoring the event.

Housing Authority to host summer fair

The Hagerstown Housing Authority is hosting a community fair this summer that will feature invited vendors representing agencies that offer services to the Housing Authority residents.


The fair is to be held Wednesday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Elgin Station.

Residents of the Hagers-town Housing Authority's other communities will be shuttled to the site throughout the day.

In addition, there will be face painting, jugglers, a moon bounce, a DJ and other fun activities.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Housing Authority Executive Director Ted Shankle will be in the dunking booth, where those wishing to dunk him can buy three balls for $1, during a fundraiser for REACH Inc.

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