Around Boonsboro

November 11, 2008|By KRISTY SMITH / 301-432-8615

Oyster supper set for Saturday

The Rohrersville Ruritan will hold its oyster, ham and turkey supper Saturday from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Ruritan School.

Tickets cost $14 for adults and $7 for children ages 6 to 12. Please bring your own containers for carry out.

Thanksgiving dinner

Boonsboro Bible Church, at 6741 Old National Pike in Boonsboro, will host a community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday Nov. 27, from noon to 4 p.m. The public is welcome. For more information, call 301-432-6154 or 240-818-8469.

Fire company plans basket bingo

First Hose Co. of Boonsboro, at 5 St. Paul St., will hold its annual Black Friday basket bingo on Nov. 28. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo starts at 6:30 p.m.


Twenty-five games will be played. Tickets cost $20. For more information, call 301-432-2348, ext. 3.

Holiday bazaar

The Jesus Justice and Jazz contingent at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boonsboro will host a holiday craft and gift bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 29, in the church social hall.

Many local craft and direct sales vendors will be on hand. Bring in any items you would like to have custom embroidered as professional embroidery will be available.

Primitive items, fabric crafts, wreaths and handmade stationery will be some of the wares that will be for sale. Refreshments will also be served. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Class of 2003

Boonsboro High School class of 2003 will hold its reunion Saturday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m.

Members of the class will gather at the Peach Pub, 43 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown. A buffet and cash bar will be available. Tickets cost $13 per person. Please RSVP to

Happy anniversary

Happy anniversary to Elizabeth and Richard Crutchley Jr., who will celebrate seven happy years on Nov. 17.

Library news

The Boonsboro Library is planning the following events:

o Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Community Room - Local award winning finalist in historical fiction, author Bob O'Connor, will discuss his novels featuring a book talk on "The Virginian Who Might Have Saved Lincoln (2007)" beginning at 6 p.m. Attendees will learn about the little known Ward Hill Lamon, President Lincoln's bodyguard, former law partner and friend who was with Lincoln at Sharpsburg and Gettysburg. Registration is requested at 301-432-5723.

o Scrapbooking with Dawn Enfield on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. - Scrapbook artist Dawn Enfield will show participants how to preserve Christmas memories. Please bring holiday/seasonal/winter pictures and scrapbooking materials. Ideas for holiday cards will also be presented. All ages are invited to attend. Registration is requested at 301-432-5723.

o Homespun Fun Workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 11:15 a.m - Creative play consultant Julie Hoberg invites parents/caregivers to come learn about fun and easy activities to do at home with things you already have. She will give a demonstration of simple thought-provoking activities for small children made from simple items found around the home. Participants will be making a simple toy to take with them. Registration is requested at 301-432-5723.

Studio tour

Seven local crafts persons will open their studios Nov. 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the annual Valley Craft Network Holiday Studio Tour.

Pottery makers include Bill Van Gilder, Van Gilder Pottery at 20834 Townsend Road in Gapland; Kirk Martin of M4 Studios, 4803 Mt. Briar Road, Keedysville; Debbie Dickenson Pottery, 60 S. Main St., Keedysville; Allison Severance of Coles Pottery, 18839 Manor Church Road, Boonsboro; and Susan Hanson's Catoctin Pottery at 3205 Poffenberger Road, Jefferson.

Hand blown glassware and mixed media pieces will be featured by Keith Phillips at The Studios at Stoney Acres, 1608 Reed Road, Knoxville.

Judy Williamson of JRW Creations, 6924 Girl Scout Road, Boonsboro, will feature silk, wool and cotton fibers in her textile creations for individuals and their homes.

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