South Washington County briefs

October 24, 2008

Museum to offer bread-making classes

Master Bread Artisan Bill Therriault will teach bread-making and baking classes at the Rural Heritage Museum on Sharpsburg Pike.

Beginners' classes will be Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Jan. 17. Advanced class will be Saturday, Dec. 13. Classes run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The class costs $50. Classes fill quickly so call Elaine Doherty at 301-791-6312 to reserve a spot.

Ruritan Clubs hold basket bingo

Pleasant Valley and Keedysville Ruritan Clubs will sponsor a basket bingo Nov. 1 at the Boonsboro American Legion.

Tickets cost $20 at the door. Doors open at 4 p.m. and bingo begins at 6 p.m.

Baskets will be filled, games of chance, chance baskets, mini-raffles, door prizes and 50/50 will be offered. No one under the age of 18 will be allowed to play bingo or play games of chance. For more information, call 301-432-2650.

Johnson to speak at Antietam Ironworks


Photographer Tim Johnson will present a lecture on his photo series called "Living Images" Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Antietam Ironworks at 3768 Harpers Ferry Road, south of Sharpsburg.

Johnson started Living Images in 1994, concentrating solely on the Civil War. Johnson has created his "ghosted" images at actual historic sites and each photograph is carefully researched to be accurate. For more information, call 301-432-2250.

Gehr to offer blood pressure screening

Merry Gehr will offer blood pressure screening Monday at the senior site in Keedysville at the Little Antietam Community Center, 40 Mt. Vernon Drive. Lucie will conduct exercises Tuesday. Call manager Martha Drennen at 301-432-5624 for more details.

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