Around South Hagerstown

June 15, 2009|By STACI CLIPP / 301-582-8057

Locust Point group to hold block party

Neighborhoods 1st Locust Point will hold its second annual block party Saturday, June 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. on Ray Street in Hagerstown.

Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will be free, but participants are asked to bring a dish to share.

The event will include a DJ, face painting, HPD K-9 and bike patrol demonstrations, SWAT vehicle, firetruck and safety talk (kids play in the hose), 50/50 raffle, door prizes and information table.

The rain date is Sunday, June 21.

For more information, call 301-992-6943.

Fundraiser to benefit county animal shelter

The Texas Roadhouse restaurant, at 120 S. Edgewood Drive in Hagerstown, will donate 10 percent of the proceeds from each meal sold today through Thursday to the Humane Society of Washington County.

Coupons must accompany the purchase of the meal. The coupons are available at the shelter or by going to under "Upcoming Events."


The hours of operation for Texas Roadhouse are 4 to 10 p.m.

Discovery Station golf tournament planned

The third annual Discovery Classic Golf Tournament will be Friday, July 24, at Black Rock Golf Course in Hagerstown

There will be a shotgun start at 8:15 a.m. The tournament is a four-person, scramble-flighted event with a team minimum handicap of 50. Women are invited to play.

Tournament prizes will be awarded to the top three teams in each flight and to winners of special contests, including longest drive on designated par 5 and closest to the pin on all par 3s. A putting contest offers a $5,000 grand prize for the finalist who can sink a 50-foot putt.

The entry fee is $80 per golfer. A hole sponsorship, including foursome, costs $400.

The fee includes registration, duffer's bag, greens and cart fee, beverage cart, buffet luncheon, multiple prizes and free range balls at 8 a.m.

Golfers' entry also includes two free putts in the putting contest. Two additional putts can be purchased for $5 each. Nongolfers can enter the putting contest and attend a buffet luncheon for $25.

To register, download a registration form at Registration forms are also available at the admissions desk at Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, during museum operating hours, or by calling 301-790-0076 or 877-790-0076.

Registration deadline is July 7.

Vacation Bible School planned in Funkstown

St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Funkstown will hold its "Discovery Canyon" Vacation Bible School from Sunday, June 21, to Friday, June 26, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

It is for those ages 3 through sixth grade.

For more information, call 301-791-1738.

Discovery Station

Saturday - Dave Kaplan will present "Butterflies' Beauty" at 2 p.m at Discovery Station in downtown Hagerstown.

Bus tours

Out Of Town Tours has three tours coming up.

Aug. 1 - Crab fest

Sept. 26 - Inner Harbor

Oct. 15, 16, 17 and 18 - Renfro Valley Kentucky

For more informaiton, call 301-733-6162.

Staying Safe Around Animals

Discovery Station will host the Humane Society of Washington County for a presentation titled "Staying Safe Around Animals" Saturday, June 27, from 2 to 3 p.m. The presentation will be given by shelter staff member Brian Filon and shelter volunteer Christine Clark.

Registration costs $6 for those 6 to 17. Adult registration costs $7.

The presentation is aimed at helping children become aware of proper behavior around animals they are familiar with as well as animals they are not acquainted with. They will discuss proper interaction with humans and wildlife. A video will be shown, books will be read and a dog will be at the demonstration.

For more information, call Discovery Station at 301-790-0076.

Mansion House Art Gallery exhibit

The Valley Art Association will hold its summer show at the Mansion House Art Gallery in Hagerstown's City Park through June 28.

The gallery is open Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

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