Meetings, fundraisers, reunions

August 15, 2008

Club meetings

Frederick Secular Humanists

FREDERICK, Md. - Sunday, Aug. 17, 1:30 p.m., C. Burr Artz Library Community Room. Eldon Winston will lead a discussion on two books: "Guns, Germs and Steel" and "Collapse." Both books are by Dr. Jared Diamond.

Smithsburg Senior Sunshine Leisure Club

LEITERSBURG - Monday, Aug. 18, 11:30 a.m., Leitersburg Ruritan picnic grounds. This will be the club's annual picnic. Corn, hot dogs, rolls and watermelon will be provided. Members should bring a covered dish and a place setting.

Tri-State Singles

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Wednesday, Aug. 20, noon, Velvet Caf, 145 W. Third St. Call Bill, 301-797-5371.

Tri-State Singles

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Saturday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m., Parlor House Restaurant, Potomac Shopping Center, Potomac Street. Call Bill, 301-797-5371.


Yard sale

Today and Saturday, Aug. 16, opens at 8 a.m. both days, Christ Lutheran Church, Hagerstown. Food and baked goods will be available. Proceeds benefit the community.


Block party

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2 to7 p.m., parking lot of First Baptist and Washington Square United Methodist Churches. The event features food, music, crafts, face painting and fellowship. Grace United Methodist Church will show the movie "Pinocchio" after the party at 712 Church St.

Car wash

Saturday, Aug. 16, 9 a.m. to1 p.m., Advance Auto Parts, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Donations help fund Youth of Grace United Methodist Church outreach projects and activities.

Golf tournament

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Saturday, Aug. 16, registration at 1:30 p.m., shotgun start at2:30 p.m., Stonebridge Golf Club. The tournament format will be a two-person scramble. Hosted by Chief Petty Officers Association, Martinsburg chapter. Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin on hole 4 and longest drive on hole 15. Hole-in-one prizes include $10,000 on hole 9, Sharp LCD TV on hole 3, Big Bertha Irons on hole 13 and round-trip domestic airline tickets for two on hole 17. Proper attire is required. Entry costs $130 for two people, golf and lunch, or $15 per person for lunch only. Call Joe Creager, 304-264-5090; or 304-283-8657; or e-mail

Basket bingo

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -Sunday, Aug. 17, doors open at noon, games begin at 1:30 p.m., Moose Lodge 120 at 201 Woodbury Ave. Tickets cost $25 at the door or $20 in advance. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Panhandle. Call 304-263-5522.

Motorcycle ride for MDA

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Sunday, Aug. 17, registration from 9 to 11 a.m., starts at M&S Harley-Davidson, Falling Spring Road. Ends at Shippensburg Area Fire Activity Center, Shippensburg, Pa. Entry costs $20 per person which includes all riders and passengers, free sandwich and drink ticket, poker run, door prizes, admission to the post-ride party and entertainment. Call 717-709-9650.

Democratic party picnic

WILLIAMSPORT - Thursday, Aug. 21, 6 p.m., The Improved Order of Red Men, Conococheague Tribe No. 84, 16129 Lappans Road. Advance tickets cost $20 for adults or $10 for students. Tickets at the door cost $25 for adults or $15 for students. Call DCC Headquarters, 301-797-4385. The public is invited. Hosted by Washington County Democrats.

Cow chip bingo

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. -Thursday, Aug. 21, 9 to11 p.m., show barn at Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 2005 Old Leetown Pike. Grand prize is $1,000. Deeds cost $10 each and will be available at the American Red Cross Eastern Panhandle Chapter's booth at the fair. Other highlights include Michael T the magician, Cow from Chick-fil-A, and California Tortilla. Proceeds benefit the Disaster Services program.

Donated book sale

WILLIAMSPORT - Thursday, Aug. 21, through Sunday, Aug. 24, Williamsport Memorial Library. Many types of books and DVDs will be for sale. Prices range from 25 cents to $5. Call Mrs. Sullivan, 301-223-7810.


CEARFOSS - Saturday, Aug. 23, doors open at 11 a.m., Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, 14010 Greencastle Pike. Gospel group By Faith will provide entertainment from 11 a.m. to noon. Special items will be available by silent auction from noon to 2 p.m. Baked goods, soup and sandwiches will also be for sale. Benefits the church's community ministry center.

Michelle Younker Memorial Ride

CLEAR SPRING - Saturday, Aug. 23, registration at 12:30 p.m., ride starts at 2 p.m., Throttles Bar and Grill, 236 Cumberland Street. A $10 donation is requested. Sandwiches and light snacks will be served at Throttles Bar & Grill at the end of the ride. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Washington County. Call 301-842-0185.

Yard sale and bake sale

Saturday, Aug. 23, 7 a.m., Bob Evans, 190 Railway Lane, Hagerstown. Benefits 4-year-old Aden Najewicz, diagnosed with leukemia seven months ago. Spaces are available to rent for $15 each. RSVP to Tracy for a space by calling 301-573-2194.

Chicken barbecue

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