Club meetings


March 06, 2009

Club meetings

Shippensburg Historical Society

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - There is still time to make reservations for the first murder mystery dinner, catered by Crider's Meats, to be held at the Stewart House, 52 W. King St., Friday, March 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. The theme is, "A Magical Murder: Don't Look Behind You!" and the cost is $25 per person. Call Trisha, 717-532-6727.

Tri-State Singles

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Saturday, March 7, 9 a.m., Railroad Junction, 808 Noland Drive, Hagerstown.

Frederick Secular Humanists

FREDERICK, Md. - Sunday, March 8, 1:30 to4 p.m., C. Burr Artz Public Library, downtown Frederick. Participants will discuss Darwin. Potluck refreshments will follow the program.

Tri-State Civitan Club

Monday, March 9, 6 p.m., Junction 808 Restaurant, 808 Noland Drive, Hagerstown. The club's focus is on helping people with developmental disabilities. Call 301-739-4113 or e-mail


Order of the Eastern Star 89

Tuesday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., 12277 Piper Lane, Hagerstown. Officers for the 2009-10 year will be installed.

Frederick Creation Society

Tuesday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., Frederick Adventist School. Hydraulic engineer Jay Auxt will discuss "Global Warming and the Creator's Plan." Call 301-663-4508.

AARP chapter 623

Tuesday, March 10, lunch at 11:30, meeting at 1 p.m., Girls Inc., 626 Washington Ave., Hagerstown. Amy Schmersall, outreach specialist for mediation, will discuss repairing relationships and building community. Lunch costs $3. Call 301-671-2368 by today, if you wish to have lunch.

Hagerstown Toastmasters

Wednesday, March 11, 7 to 8 p.m., Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Toastmasters provides an environment to develop communication and leadership skills. Call Jim Hanna at 301-432-2635, e-mail or go to

Hagerstown Christian Women's Connection

FUNKSTOWN - Thursday, March 12, 9:30 a.m., Next Dimensions Restaurant, 132 Old National Pike. Marcia Haley will discuss and show spring plantings. Melissa Miller will be the vocalist and B.G. Isabelle will speak about a "Visual Artist's Search for Beauty." The cost is $12. Free baby-sitting. For reservations, call Mary at 301-791-0242 or Judith at 717-597-9287.

Allison-Antrim Museum

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Thursday, March 12, 7 p.m., Evangelical Lutheran Church, 130 N. Washington St. John Hoptak will discuss "The Molly Maguires, An Introduction to an Infamous Past." Call 717-597-9010 or go to

Singer Society

Thursday, March 12,10 a.m., Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown. Director Rebecca Lane will present a lecture on modern art.

Frederick Community College Alumni Society

FREDERICK, Md. - Thursday, March 12, 5 to 7 p.m., Frederick Community College campus, G Building, room G206. All alumni are welcome. Call 301-846-2438 or e-mail

Tri-State Ravens Nest 12

Thursday, March 12,7 p.m., Burhans Station, 301 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Tom Dave, five-time winner of the Maryland Sportscaster of the Year Award, will be a guest speaker. Guests are welcome. Members and guests can arrive prior to 7 p.m. and eat.

Tri-State Singles

Thursday, March 12, noon, Always Ron's Restaurant, 29 N. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown.


Jewelry and art raffle

The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is selling raffle tickets to benefit the museum. Tickets cost $25 each, $50 for three or $75 for five; and can be purchased at R. Bruce Carson Jewelers, at the museum, or by phone by calling 301-739-5727. Winning tickets are drawn Thursday, March 19, at the museum's annual membership meeting.

Box show and silent auction

FREDERICK, Md. - Bidding begins today; opening reception on Saturday, March 7, 5 to 9 p.m.; closing reception on Saturday, March 28, 5 to8 p.m. The Artists Gallery,4 E. Church St. Local artists have transformed eight-inch square wooden boxes into original artworks and are auctioning them off. Bids start at $35. Bids close on Saturday, March 28. Proceeds support the Artists Gallery.

Chili cook off

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Saturday, March 7, 2 to5 p.m., Back Creek Valley Elementary School. Be a judge or be a chef. Open to all ages. Prizes will be awarded. $5 entry fee and $3 admission. Drinks and cornbread will be provided. Call 304-229-1975. Benefits the Back Creek Valley PTA playground fund.

Indoor flea market

Saturday, March 7, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., VFW 1936, 70 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. Additional vendors are welcome. Call the club, 301-733-4178.

Pancake and sausage breakfast

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Saturday, March 7, 7 to11 a.m., Shady Grove Community Center. In addition to traditional pancakes, the menu will also include blueberry pancakes and teddy bear-shaped pancakes. $5 for adults; $2.50 for children ages 6 to 12; free for children ages 5 and younger. Benefits community programs.

Hospice Mall Crawl

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