Brown's photos to be on display
The Contemporary School for the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St. in Hagerstown, will present "Photography by Samantha Brown" on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m.
Samantha is the granddaughter of Williamsport resident Phoebe Mills, and a freshman at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, Md. Her photography has won awards with the Montgomery County 4-H program. The exhibit will feature her work in color and black and white. Her photography includes both traditional views as well as abstract takes on traditional scenes. Several of the pieces depict scenes and people of Washington County.Â Included in this show will be shots taken at the Williamsport World War II weekend in September.Â
Cross country run
Mr. Eichelberger, Williamsport Elementary School's physical education teacher,Â said students from WES will be participating in the 27th annual cross country event at Eastern Elementary School on Saturday.Â
Youth soccer nightÂ
Williamsport High School and Williamsport Youth Soccer will hold Youth Soccer Night on Monday, Oct. 6. The junior varsity boys team plays at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity boys team plays at 7 p.m.
All WYS (Williamsport Youth Soccer) players must wear their WYS jerseys and be accompanied by an adult to receive free admission.Â WYS coachesÂ get in free if wearing their WYS coach's shirts (admission costs $5 for adults and $2 for students. Those younger than 5 will be admitted free.) WYS players should be at the field by 6:15 p.m. so they can be organized andÂ on the field to form a team tunnel for the high school players to run through. Â
Class of 1953
The Williamsport High School class of 1953 will hold its 55th class reunion starting at noon on Saturday, Oct. 11, at WesternÂ Sizzlin on Halfway Boulevard.Â
TOPS Chapter 454
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 454 meets Tuesdays at Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. Weigh-in starts at 10:15 a.m. and the meeting begins at 11 a.m. For more information, call Pat at 301-791-4909, Lisa at 304-274-2660 or Nancy at 304-274-2870.
The Williamsport High School Homecoming Parade will be held Saturday, Oct. 18.Â Any group or organization that would like to be part of the parade is asked to call 301-766-8434. Groups will line up at Springfield Middle School beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the parade starting at 11 a.m.
Class of 1959
Â Attention, members of the WHS graduating class of 1959, anyone interested in holding a 50-year reunion in 2009, please call Glenn "Skip" Malott at 301-223-9181 as soon as possible.
Scholarship nominees wanted
Scholarship nominations for the Williamsport Women and Girls in Sports Banquet should be submitted no later than Nov. 1.Â Â
Individual awards and scholarships are given each year to the deserving female athletes who attend schools in the Williamsport district.Â
Forms can be obtained at any of the following schools: Williamsport High School, Springfield Middle School, Williamsport Elementary, Fountain Rock Elementary or Hickory Elementary, online at www.gwsdw.org or call Cheryl Wilkes at 301-223-9094.Â
One scholarship is awarded to an elementary school student, a middle school student, aÂ high school student and a college student.Â
The banquet will be held on Feb. 8 at the Williamsport Fire Hall.
Bruce Logan, owner of Highway Song Leather and Accessories and other Williamsport merchants, are planning something special for trick-or-treaters this year.Â
On Halloween night, Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 10 p.m., there will be carnival type games at shops, a costume contest with prizes for the winners, pumpkin decorating and a special hayride.
Area Civil War re-enactors will be on hand to tell the kids about Halloween night in Williamsport, 1863.
Along the hayride, some of the legends of Williamsport will be brought to life, including the Veiled lady, the Hooley Ghouley Gang and some other surprises.Â Volunteers are needed to play gypsies, ghosts, ghouls and help with some of the games and other activities that night. To volunteer or for more information, call 240-329-4286.