Club meetings, fundraisers

December 05, 2008

Club meetings

AARP Chapter 623

Due to unforeseen circumstances, AARP Chapter 623 must cancel its Christmas party, scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 9.

Franklin County Democratic Party

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Saturday, Dec. 6, 9:30 a.m., Main Street Deli, 177 S. Main St. The group meets for breakfast without a formal program. All interested supporters of the Democratic Party are invited.

Tri-State Singles

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m., Brother's Restaurant, Comfort Inn, U.S. 11 and exit 3, Interstate 81. Call Bill, 301-791-5371.

Potomac Highlands World War II Roundtable

Sunday, Dec. 7, meal at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:15 p.m., Richardson's Restaurant, 710 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. For people interested in World War II. Participants may order from the menu or order the buffet. Call Chip Zimmer at 301-733-7277.


Tri-State Civitan Club

Monday, Dec. 8, 6 p.m., Tony's Italian Restaurant, 14224 Pennsylvania Ave., north of Hagerstown. The club's focus is on helping people with developmental disabilities. Call 301-739-4113 or e-mail

Tri-State Singles

Tuesday, Dec. 9, noon, Hong Kong Restaurant, 1075 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. Call Bill, 301-791-5371.

Order of the Eastern Star

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, 12277 Piper Lane, Hagerstown. Christmas dinner will be served by the officers of the chapter during social hour.

Frederick Creation Society

FREDERICK, Md. - Tuesday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Frederick Adventist School. Charles Jackson will present "Why do the Nations Rage." Call 301-663-4508.

Hagerstown Toastmasters

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 7 to 8 p.m., Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call Jim Hanna at 301-432-2635, e-mail or go to

Potomac Valley Audubon Society

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Wednesday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, Shepherd Grade Road. Dr. Mark Abdy will discuss avian influenza. Call Peter Smith at 304-876-1139 or e-mail

WACOHU Grange 415

Thursday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m., Grange building, Huyetts Crossroads west of Hagerstown. The group will hold its Christmas party. Meat and drink will be furnished. Bring a large covered dish. Entertainment includes a puppet show "Stand Firm" by Puppets IV Christian Group of Otterbein United Brethren Church of Greencastle. Call 301-582-2540.

Newcomer's Unlimited

Thursday, Dec. 11, 11:30 a.m., Fountain Head Country Club. Lunch costs $25 and includes a choice of three entres, coffee, tea, dessert, tax and gratuity. Make reservations by 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, by calling Jane Keller, 301-790-1023. For membership information, call Kathie Canode, 301-991-9219.

Hagerstown Christian Women's Connection

FUNKSTOWN - Thursday, Dec. 11, 9:30 a.m., Next Dimension's Restaurant, 132 Old National Pike. Features Lisa Bartell, co-owner of Wisteria Cove, showing her gift items, as well as country vocalist Lisa Mullendore and Candi Johnson, who will tell "A Story for All Seasons." All women are welcome. $12. For reservations, call Mary at 301-791-0242 or Judith at 717-597-9287.


Tree of Love

WILLIAMSPORT - A Tree of Love has been set up at the Homewood Health Care Center. For a donation, individuals can place a dove or cardinal to honor a loved one. This project is sponsored by the auxiliary and proceeds will go to the benevolent fund. Checks should be made out to Homewood Auxiliary, and mailed to 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, MD 21795.

Breakfast with Santa Claus

MIDDLETOWN - Saturday, Dec. 6, 7 to 11 p.m., Middletown Fire Hall. All you can eat breakfast. $7 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 6 to 12, free for children younger than 6. Santa will give out gifts to children.

Pancakes and sausage

Saturday, Dec. 6, 7 to 11 a.m., Girls Inc., West Washington Street, Hagers-town. Breakfast costs $4 and preschool-aged children are admitted for free. Santa will give out treats for children from 9 to 10 a.m. A Christmas craft table will be set up during the breakfast, and each Saturday in December at Market House from 6 a.m. to noon.

Home party holiday shopping extravaganza

Saturday, Dec. 6, 3 to 6 p.m., Brethren Fellowship's Family Ministry Center, 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown. Free admission. The event features home-based businesses with numerous gift items for sale. Door prizes and food will be available. Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item and/or pet food or supplies that will be donated to the Food Bank or the Humane Society of Washington County.

Cookie sale

Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Andrews United Methodist Church, 1020 Maryland Ave., Hagerstown. Features cookies, soups, sandwiches, candies and breads. Carry-out only.

Jingle Bell Run

FREDERICK, Md. - Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m., Baker Park. Hosted by the Arthritis Foundation. This is a 5-kilometer run. Prizes will be awarded to top performers. There is also a one-mile course that can be walked or run. Call 301-663-0303.

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