Around Halfway

February 04, 2009|By JAMIE SHEKELS / 301-331-4885

Halfway Little League

Halfway Little League will hold registration for the upcoming baseball season at the Plaza Hotel on Underpass Way behind Hagerstown Ford in Halfway. Registration will be held on the following dates:

Thursday, Feb., 12, from 6 to 8 p.m.; Friday, Feb., 13, from 6 to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration costs $50 per player or $75 per family (two or more players). An additional concession stand fee of $50 per family will also be collected at the time of registration. That fee will be refunded to families when two shifts of concession stand duties per child have been completed.

Those wanting to play must provide a birth certificate at the time of registration along with three forms of proof of residency. For more information, e-mail or


Girls softball

The Washington County Girls Softball League will hold registration Saturday, Feb. 14, at Dick's Sporting Goods in the Centre at Hagerstown (the Wal-Mart shopping center) on Garland Groh Boulevard.

Girls in elementary, middle and high school are invited to participate. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, call 301-223-9078 or send an e-mail to

Outdoor expo

Valley Mall will host the Great Outdoors Expo Saturday, Feb. 21, for those interested in hunting, fishing, camping and boating. Several vendors will be set up in the mall. For more information, contact the customer service center at 301-582-0700.

Pool passes

Early-bird pool passes for the swimming pool at Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park in Halfway will be available for a special purchase price through Saturday, March 21. The family fee is $120; the fee for adults (18 and older) is $80; and the fee for children (preschool through grade 12) is $60.

For more information, call 240-313-2700.

Adult softball

The Washington County co-recreational softball league for men and women will start in May. Games will be played on weeknights at the Pinesburg Softball Complex in Williamsport beginning at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call Jaime Dick at 240-313-2808.

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