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October 03, 2008|By MELITA WISHARD / 301-790-0079

Maugansville school open house response big

Due to the overwhelming response that has been received by the new Maugansville Elementary School for open house night, the school is offering two time sessions for people to attend.

Please follow the time schedule below to help make this a smooth and eventful evening:

1.) Families with children in grades kindergarten, one and two will attend from 6 to 7:15 p,m,

Families with children in grades three, four and five will attend from 7:45 to 9 p.m.

2.) Community members who are planning to attend but do not have children in the school can choose either time to attend. Families that have children in both age categories may also choose which one fits them best.

There will be extra parking available at the UAW next to the school.

Spaghetti dinner set for Saturday

Maugansville Ruritan Club will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner and bake sale on Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m. The event is at the Maugansville Fire Department.


Tickets cost $6 for adults, $3 for children 6 to 12 years of age and free for those 5 and younger.

Dinner includes all the spaghetti you can eat, Italian bread, tossed salad and beverage.

Proceeds will go to benefit the Maugansville Fire Department. For more information, call Mike Danley at 301-791-0023.

Senior Friendship Club plans Tuesday meeting

The Maugansville Senior Friendship Club will meet Tuesday at Tops Buffet in the North Village Plaza. A Dutch treat lunch at noon will be followed by the meeting. Any members with flowers and cuttings to share are asked to bring them for plant sharing and exchange. It won't be long now before frost will catch them so maybe someone else can enjoy them, too.

For more information, call Frances Bargiel at 301-739-6748 or Dorothy Smith at 301-745-6355.

Missing swingset piece sought by club

The Maugansville Ruritan Club is trying to save one of the old swingsets from the elementary school. The three-way, top corner, metal pipe end piece from the large swingset is missing. If anyone knows the whereabouts of this much-needed part, please return it to the Ruritan or let them know how to obtain it.

Harvest party rescheduled

Due to the inclement weather forecast, the Harvest Party at the Zion Assembly of God on Sept. 28 has been rescheduled for Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. The public is invited. The event will include a three-legged sack race, egg relay, pie-eating contest, watermelon seed-spitting contest and other activities. For more information, call 301-739-3888. The church is at 13814 Village Mill Drive in Maugansville.

Church plans blessing of animals

Haven Lutheran Church, at 1035 Haven Road, off Pennsylvania Avenue, will hold a blessing of the animals Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m.

All safe pets are welcome to come for an individual blessing. Photos will be available.

Refreshments will be served for pets and their owners. For more information, call 301-733-5056.

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