Around Halfway

September 11, 2008|By JAMIE SHEKELS / 301-331-4885

Halfway Lions seek members

The Lions Club of Halfway is seeking members. Members will have the opportunity to serve during Halfway Park Days, barbecues, candy sales, scholarships and many other community activities. For more information, call Carol Miller at 240-313-2553 (daytime) or 301-733-1741 (evening).

Happy birthday!

Happy birthday to you.  My brother-in-law, Erik Shekels, will celebrate his special day tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 12. Wishing you the best on your birthday and always, Erik. With much love, from the Shekels and Willett families.

Arts festival this weekend

The second annual autumn arts festival will be held at Hagerstown City Park on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A variety of activities will be going on at the Hager House, Museum of Fine Arts, Mansion House Art Gallery and the Railroad Museum. This event will showcase more than 50 craftspeople and artists, live music and many children's activities. Admission to the festival is free. For more information, call 301-739-8393.


Mall to host card show

A sports cards and collectibles show will be held at Valley Mall beginning Friday, Sept. 19. Vendors will be set up throughout the mall through Sunday, Sept. 21.

Fun fest set at church

Good Shepherd Ministries, off Longmeadow Road, will host its Fall Fest Kids Bash on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include horse rides, petting zoo, crafts, games, face painting, moon bounce, dunking booth, fire engine display, miniature ponies, special shows, hot dogs, snow cones, popcorn and lemonade.

For more information, contact Robin Graves at 301-665-3767 or go to on the Web.

Ride for Youth to help Cedar Ridge

Ride for Youth, a family ride on the rails and trails, metric century ride, century ride and motorcycle ride will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 6 a.m. at Cedar Ridge Ministries, near Williamsport

The ride will lead through Washington County and southern Pennsylvania. Proceeds from the event will benefit capital improvements at Cedar Ridge Ministries.

For more information, contact Helene at 301-582-0282, ext. 193, or go to on the Web.

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