Around South Hagerstown

September 21, 2009|By STACI CLIPP

Historic City Park

There's a new Neighborhoods 1st group in town - Historic City Park. The newly formed group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., at 7 p.m. The neighborhood encompasses the area south of Park Circle to Chestnut Street and West Howard, across Virginia Avenue to surround City Park down to Union Place. All area residents are invited. For more information, call 301-766-4055 or go to

Junior Basketball League

The Hagerstown Junior Basketball League will hold registration Thursday, Oct. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at E. Russell Hicks Middle School. All returning and new players must register and have proof of age or birth certificate.

Discovery Station

Saturday - Shawn K. (Beard) Stout, North High graduate and author of "Fiona Finkelstein, Big Time Ballerina," will have a book signing at 2 p.m.


Lioness Club

Cindy Blackstock, community development coordinator for the city, will speak at the Hagerstown Lioness meeting Oct.1.

Dinner at the Academy Theater will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by the speaker and regular meeting.

Sally Foster Gift sales must be turned in by the meeting.

Cancellations or additional reservations must be made by Sunday, Sept. 27, by calling Lioness Linda Tantillo at 301-790-0913.

Fall bargain sale

The Women's Club, at 31 S. Prospect St., will hold its fall bargain sale Oct. 2 and 3 from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Gently used clothing, household merchandise, jewelry, shoes, and odds and ends will be available for purchase. Drinks and sandwiches will also be sold.

Lacrosse clinic

A lacrosse clinic for boys and girls in elementary and middle school will be held Saturdays, Oct. 17 and 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hagerstown YMCA on Eastern Boulevard. The clinic costs $10 per child. Lacrosse sticks will be available for $35. The clinic is for returning players and beginners who wish to learn the game. The clinic will be hosted by the Hagerstown and Smithsburg lacrosse clubs.


KOA Campgrounds will be haunted starting Sept. 26. KOA will donate 50 percent of sales of all tickets sold on opening night, Sept. 26, to the David Greeley fund. Tickets cost $8. Tickets go on sale at 6 p.m. and the doors open at 7:30 p.m. After Sept. 26, tickets will cost $13.

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