Community calendar

August 22, 2008

Club meetings

Franklin County Democrats

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Monday, Aug. 25, to Thursday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m. each evening, Democratic Headquarters, 47 N. Main St. The group will host TV-watching parties for the Democratic National Convention. Light refreshments will be provided and admission is free. All supporters of the Democratic party are welcome. Go to for information on the convention including a schedule of speakers or go to for information on Franklin County Democrats.

Tri-State Singles

HALFWAY - Wednesday, Aug. 27, noon, Olive Garden, Valley Mall Road. Call Bill, 301-797-5371.

Mller Retirees

Friday, Aug. 29, 8 a.m., International House of Pancakes, Hagerstown.

Tri-State Singles

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Saturday, Aug. 30, 9 a.m., Brother's Restaurant, Comfort Inn. Call Bill, 301-797-5371.


Raider Rally

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -Saturday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gateway Center, off Interstate 81 exit 17, follow Walker Road to Gateway Drive. Features chances to win cash in karaoke, drawings for gas cards and free services and eating contests. Benetifs Shippensburg University. Call 717-477-1301 or e-mail


Food sale

Saturday, Aug. 23, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Salvation Army, 541 George St., Hagerstown. Men's Fellowship Club will take orders for chicken dinners and serve hot dogs and hamburgers. Home League Ladies will have a bake sale. Benefits World Services. 301-733-2440.

Chicken barbecue and bake sale

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Saturday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Greencastle Livestock Market, 720 Buchanan Trail East. Chicken costs $4.50 per half. Benefits the Greencastle Otterbein Church building fund. Call in advance orders by Friday, Aug. 22, to 717-328-3583.

A.H.S. (Antietam Humane Society) Auction '08

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Saturday, Aug. 23, preview at 5:30 p.m., auction starts at 6:30 p.m., Waynesboro American Legion, 63 E. Main St. Door prizes, free food and a cash bar. Proceeds help provide care for animals at Antietam Humane Society's shelter. Call 717-762-9091.

Money and basket bingo

SOUTH MOUNTAIN, Pa. -Sunday, Aug 24., doors open at 10 a.m., lunch at noon, bingo at 1 p.m., South Mountain Volunteer Fire Department. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Call 717-749-3506 or 717-749-3093.

Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk kick-off party

FREDERICK, Md. - Kick-off party for team leaders. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 5 to 7 p.m., Alzheimer's Association Frederick Office, 108 Byte Drive. RSVP to Terry Miller, 301-696-0315, 301-797-4892; or e-mail by Friday, Aug. 22.

Card party

EMMITSBURG, Md. -Wednesday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m., Emmitsburg Senior Center, 300 S. Seton Ave., Unit 5. Admission costs $2. Open to the public. Call 301-600-6350.

Ox roast

QUINCY, Pa. - Friday, Aug. 29, through Monday, Sept. 1, Quincy Community Center. Features games, food, entertainment, two car shows and a yard sale. Call 717-749-5014 or 717-749-5244.

Chicken barbecue

FUNKSTOWN - Saturday, Aug. 30, 9:30 a.m. until sold out, Funkstown Volunteer Fire Co. Half chicken with roll and butter, pit beef or ham sandwich costs $5. Italian sausage sandwich costs $4. Meals cost $7. Carry out is available. Call 301-790-0090.

Chicken and ham potpiesupper

WOLFSVILLE, Md. - Saturday, Aug. 30, 4 p.m. until sold out, Wolfsville Ruritan Community Park's main pavilion. The menu includes potpie, applesauce, salad, pickles, roll, cake, lemonade and iced tea. Costs $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for those younger than 6. Takeout is available for $4 per quart. Bring your own containers. Call Kevin Spade at 301-293-2281.


Cunningham-Dick family

MARLOWE, W.Va. - Sunday, Aug. 24, 1 p.m., Marlowe Ruritan Park. Participants should bring a wrapped item for the auction.

Ecton family

BOONSBORO - Sunday, Aug. 31, Shaffer Park.

Montgomery Townshipone-room school

MERCERSBURG, Pa. -Saturday, Sept. 6, noon, Two Top Ruritan, Two Top Road. Participants should bring a hot and cold covered dish. Table service and beverages are provided. Bring a wrapped gift for the white elephant sale. Call 717-597-2495, 301-790-2235, or 301-842-2591.

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