Around Smithsburg and Robinwood

August 27, 2008|By DARYLENE MOWEN / 301-331-5683

Yard and bake sale planned at church

St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Leitersburg will hold a large indoor yard and bake sale Sept. 5 and 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.

Peach desserts, household items, small appliances, books, clothes, toys, etc. will be for sale.

Gospel music set for Sunday

4 Tified, a Southern gospel group from Leesburg, Va., will be at Bethel United Methodist Church in Chewsville on Sunday.

For more information, call 301-733-8387. There will be an ice cream social following the concert.

Pen Mar Park concerts continue

The Pen Mar Park summer concert series continues this week with the Herb Sell Quartet providing the music from 2 to 5 p.m.


The four-piece band from Littlestown, Pa. offers big band era ballroom dance music. The group played in Hagerstown a couple years ago at the Masonic Temple.

TOPS news

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 462 of Smithsburg had a great weigh-in this week, having a net loss of 16.5 pounds, just missing a no-gain week by one pound.

The chapter welcomed a visitor this week and the members hope to see her back next week.

At its next meeting, John, the group's leader, will have a program titled "The Choice is Mine," from the TOPS book.

The group meets at St. Paul's Church, at 51 S. Main St. in Smithsburg. Weigh-in is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and the meeting is from 6 to 7 p.m.

For more information, call Ola at 301-824-7650.

Senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar for this week:

o Today - "Alcohol in Older People: Good and Bad" and exercise with Helen House, 10:15 a.m.

o Thursday - Birthday luncheon, 11:30 a.m.

o Friday - UNO or Dominoes, 10 a.m.

o Monday - Closed in observance of Labor Day.

o Tuesday - Blood pressure checks with Merry Gehr, 9:30 a.m.

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