Around South Hagerstown

August 03, 2009|By STACI CLIPP / 301-582-8057

Discovery Station

A Titanic shipbuilding class will be held at Discovery Station on Aug. 8, 15, 22, 29 and Sept. 5.

Classes will be held from 10 a.m. to noon for 10 teams of two, an adult and a student. Students must be 8 years old or older.

The class will be led by Norman Little, master builder of the 15-foot Titanic replica in the Transportation Gallery at Discovery Station.

Registration is required. Call 301-790-0076. Materials will be supplied with a fee of $50.

Volleyball signup

The E. Russell Hicks Middle School volleyball program is holding registration for girls for the upcoming season.

The league is for girls in sixth, seventh and eighth grades.

For more information, call Bridget Pearl at 301-791-0867.

Lions Club

In lieu of its weekly meeting, the Hagerstown Lions Club will hold Family Night at Discovery Station on Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m.


The cost for members is $10 and $5 for guests, payable to Lion Paul Leatherman. Those 3 and younger will be admitted free.

Lioness Club

The Hagerstown Lioness Club will hold its annual family indoor picnic Thursday at Grace United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 721 W. Church St, Hagerstown.

The social time begins at 6 p.m., followed by a meal at 6:30 p.m.

The picnic is for Hagerstown Lionesses, their family members and houseguests. The picnic is considered to be a regular meeting for the Lionesses.

Any Lioness who plans to attend and did not make a reservation at the July meeting should call the social chairpersons at 301-797-6188 or 301-791-7809.

Free movie

The movie "Open Season 2" will be shown at Washington County Free Library Friday, Aug. 14.

The movie will be shown in the side parking lot at the Central Library starting at dusk.

Free popcorn and refreshments will be available while supplies last. Bring your own chairs.

For more information, call 301-739-3250, ext. 132.

Market in the Square

A Market in the Square will be held Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hagerstown's Public Square.

Vendors from Hagerstown's City Farmers Market will bring their produce, baked goods and crafts outdoors to the square.

For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 183.

Summer yard sale

The annual yard sale at Hagerstown's Fairgrounds Park will be held Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the stables area.

For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 190.

Class of 1979 plans reunion

The South Hagerstown High School class of 1979 is planning its 30th year reunion Oct. 2 and 3.

The reunion committee is looking for classmates.

If you were not contacted by the reunion committee at the last reunion, contact Robin (Miller) Twigg at 301-739-2773 or at; or Traci (Coffelt) Davis at 717-328-4602 or at Even if you don't plan to attend this year's reunion, please get in touch with the committee so it can update your contact information.

Class of 1964

A reader is looking for information concerning the class of 1964 South High reunion. If anyone has any information, call 301-582-8057 or e-mail and I will pass along the information.


Happy 15th birthday to my daughter, Shelby. I guess I really am getting old when my "baby" turns 15! Where does the time go?

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