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Around Clear Spring

August 19, 2008|By CHERYL WEAVER / 301-842-0087

Plumb Grove event Saturday

Everyone is invited Saturday to the Plumb Grove community covered-dish picnic.

Music will be provided by Take Two, a variety band that performs with drums, guitars, trumpet, piano, organ, saxophone and blues harp.

Please bring a covered dish and dessert to share with neighbors and friends. Seating is limited, so it is recommended to bring a table and chairs. Food will be served at 6 p.m., rain or shine.

Plumb Grove is at North Martin Street and Broadfording Road. For more information, call 301-842-2342.

This event is sponsored by the Clear Spring District Historical Association.

Lewis Family to perform Sept. 12

It's about time again for the Lewis Family in concert at Clear Spring High School, sponsored by the FFA and FFA Alumni.

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Something new this year - there will be an opening act by the local group Not Forgotten.

The Lewis Family, from Lincolnton, Ga., plays bluegrass and gospel music.

The date to remember is Friday, Sept. 12. The doors open at 5 p.m. with a food stand available.

At 7 p.m., Not Forgotten will present its concert and the Lewis Family will perform at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets costs $10 or $12 at the door. For tickets, call 301-766-8086 or 301-766-8082.

Book group to meet Sept. 3

A book discussion group will meet Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 11 a.m. at the Clear Spring Library. The book it will discuss will be "Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague." Call the library at 301-842-2370 to obtain a copy of the book.

Money bingo set for Oct. 12

The Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co. will host its big money bingo bonanza on Sunday, Oct. 12, at the bingo building. Tickets cost $50 and each game pays $500. The last game's jackpot will be $1,000.

For more information or tickets, call 301-842-2200, 301-842-3234 or 301-842-1409.

Did you know?

Did you know that the yellow house at 103 Cumberland St. used to be a clothing store? During the Civil War, the Rebels rode down the street, stopped in front of the store, and shot the storekeeper in his store.

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