Around Smithsburg and Robinwood

August 20, 2008|By DARYLENE MOWEN / 301-331-5683

Everybody's Day Sunday at Pen Mar

The Josh Tindall Orchestra will be the featured orchestra Sunday for Everybody's Day at Pen Mar Park.

This will be the orchestra's first appearance at the park. Josh Tindall and his 16-piece orchestra from Elizabethtown, Pa., will play from 2 to 5 p.m., including music for jitterbug and waltz contests at 4 p.m.

Everybody's Day is the biggest day of the summer concert season and includes games and contests for the children, entertainment and Model "A" Fords on display.

The program starts at noon.

Leitersburg Peach Festival results announced

The following are results from the 29th annual Leitersburg Peach Festival:

Pie contest - first place, Barbara Martin; second place, Fara Eve Barnes; third place, Lisa Luhny.

Quilt winners - first place, Erika Ganoe; second place, Linda Bishop.

Class of 1958


The Smithsburg High School class of 1958 will hold its 50th class reunion Friday, Sept. 5, at Beaver Creek Country Club and Saturday, Sept. 6, at Smithsburg Park for a picnic. For more information, call Peggy Reid at 301-791-2107.

Senior site activities

Smithsburg Senior Site calendar for this week:

Today - Movie Part II, 10 a.m.

Thursday - Bingo, 10 a.m.

Friday - UNO, 10 a.m.

Monday - Trivial Pursuit, 10 a.m.

Tuesday - Van stop at shopping center, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.


TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 462 of Smithsburg held its weekly meeting at St. Paul's in Smithsburg. The chapter welcomed a new member to its group.

After weigh-in, the members applauded the "losers" and encouraged the "gainers." Hopefully everyone will return next week with a loss as the chapter strives for a "no gain week."

The program this week will be on the 100 healthiest and most fulfilling foods in the grocery store.

Visitors are always welcome. For more information, contact Ola at 301-824-7650.


Shelby Penn with Edward Jones will host a free investment workshop Sept. 4, 11, 18 and 25, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Smithsburg Library, 20 E. Water St. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, call Barbara or Lisa at 301-733-0625.

Class of 1973

The SHHS class of 1973 is planning its 35-year reunion. The reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Potomac Fish and Game Club, Downsville. Plans include dinner and music with a luau theme. Also, the class is planning a cruise, leaving from Baltimore on Oct. 25 for Bermuda aboard Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas. Information concerning both events will be mailed to class members.

For those who might have address changes, contact Debbie Gossard Catherman at 301-797-3610. For information about the cruise, call classmate Wes Yates at Richards World Travel at 800-447-1588.

Smithsburg High PTSA fundraiser

The Smithsburg High School PTSA will conduct its annual fundraiser with the opening of school. The fundraiser will be the sale of the Bonus Book.

The cost of the book will be $30. It provides coupons for area businesses in Washington and Franklin counties.

Books will be available for order through Sept. 15. The books are good from Sept. 15 through Dec. 31. Contact the school at 301-766-8337 to place an order.

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