Around West Hagerstown

July 29, 2009|By JESS WEST, 301-988-0435

VBS planned

A Vacation Bible school will be held at Washington Square United Methodist Church Saturday, Aug. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The one-day event will be held in conjunction with its sister church, St. Matthew's. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. The event will include a Bible lesson, crafts, music and recreation with the theme "Wildwood Forest." Classes will be for those ages prekindergarten through sixth grade.

The church is at 538 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown. To register, call 301-797-7370.

VBS to be held

A Vacation Bible school will be held at Christ Lutheran Church Aug. 3 to 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The event, which is titled "Paul and the Underground Church," will include Bible lessons, crafts, music, snacks and recreation.

The church is at 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown.

To register, call 301-733-3482.

Happy birthday

On Friday, Hayden Kochera of Hagerstown's West End will be celebrating his fifth birthday. Mommy, Memi, Pappy, Aunt Kayla, Aunt Sasha and Uncle Matt would like to wish him a happy birthday.


Motorcycle ride

The second annual Michelle Younker Memorial Motorcycle Ride to benefit the Humane Society of Washington County will be held Saturday Aug. 8, at Throttles Bar and Grill, at 236 Cumberland St. in Clear Spring.

The ride is being held by Wanda and Sam Mills of Throttles in honor of their friend Michelle Younker who passed away in August 2005.

Registration begins at 11 a.m, and the ride starts at noon. A light meal will be served at the end of the ride. The local Clear Spring band, The Goat Ropers, will play at Throttles at 8 p.m.

A $10 donation is requested. All proceeds will benefit the Humane Society.

For more information, call 301-842-0185.

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