Around Smithsburg and Robinwood

August 04, 2009|By DARYLENE MOWEN / 301-331-5683

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Dance party

Jim Powers will host a ballroom dance party Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan Building. Admission is $4 per person.

Senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar:

Today - Dominoes, 10 a.m.

Thursday - Bingo, 10 a.m.

Friday - Word games, 10 a.m.

Monday, Aug. 10 - "Those were the Days" with Jackie Willison, 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 11 - "Brown Bag your Medications" with Ita Kavanuagh, 10 a.m.

Library event

Learn how to create a bowl, magnets, pins and more from torn paper at the Smithsburg Library, a branch of Washington County Free Library.


This introduction to papier mache will show how to take what would be trash and turn it into useful art. This is a two-night event: one night to tear paper (Thursday at 6 p.m.) and the next night to mold your masterpiece (Friday at 6 p.m.). This activity is for those ages 12 to 17.

Call ahead to register at 301-824-7722.

Pen Mar Park

Just Us will perform Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Pen Mar Park as the summer concert series continues.

For more information, call 240-313-2807.

Peach festival

The Leitersburg Ruritan Club will hold its 30th annual Leitersburg Peach Festival Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at Leitersburg Ruritan Community Park.

The menu will include fresh peaches, peach pies, peach ice cream, sausage, ham and barbecue beef sandwiches, fresh-cut french fries and funnel cakes. There will be more than 60 craft stands, a petting zoo, antique tractors, a quilt raffle, children's barrel train, peach pie contest and pony rides.

The event will be held behind the Leitersburg Fire Hall.

For more information, call Sue Edwards-Doyle at 240-420-5795 or Bud Johns at 301-739-8077.

Class of 1949

The Smithsburg High School class of 1949's 60th reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 15, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Parlor House Restaurant at Potomac Shopping Center in Waynesboro, Pa.

Participants will order from the menu in the restaurant's private room. For more information, contact Marlene McCleaf at 301-824-7724 or Charles Newcomer at 301-824-2056.

TOPS 462

Sandy led the Smithsburg TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 462 meeting last week. Her program was on how to start an exercise program with short walks.

After the weight report, the group learned that John and Ola didn't gain any weight during July, and that Ola has not had a weight gain in 12 weeks.

The chapter will meet Thursday at Veterans Park in Smithsburg. If the weather permits, the group will walk around the park.

The chapter meets Thursdays with weigh-in at 5:30 p.m. The meeting starts at 6 p.m.

For more information, call Ola at 301-824-7650 or John at 717-749-3023.

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