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September 29, 2009|By CHERYL WEAVER / 301-842-0087

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Soccer night

The Clear Spring Soccer Club will hold youth night Saturday with games throughout the day at Clear Spring High School.

The first game will be at 2:30 p.m. with the U6 teams playing, and games continue that evening with all ages up to U14 getting their chance on the field.

This is the only fundraiser the soccer club holds. The concession stand will be open, and there will be a baked goods stand and soccer apparel for sale.


Veterans program

Clear Spring High School is gearing up for its Veterans Day program. The school is looking for photographs of recent Clear Spring High School graduates who are serving in the military to use in the program. Please send pictures to Mr. Hutson at CSHS, 12630 Broadfording Road, Clear Spring, MD 21722, by Oct. 12. Please include what branch in which they are serving and where they are serving.

Pork and sauerkraut

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will hold a pork and sauerkraut dinner Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. in Perry Hall.

The menu includes pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, applesauce, drink and a dessert. Dinner will be served family-style with carryout available. Homemade pies, cakes and candy will be for sale. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for those ages 5 to 12. Those younger than 5 will be admitted free.

Teen lock-in

The L.P. Snyder Clear Spring Library is holding a teen lock-in from 8 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday.This is a night of gaming, games, movies and hanging out. Registration is required. Space is limited. Drop by the library to save a slot and pick up parent permission forms.

For more information, call 301-842-2730.

On Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 11:15 a.m., the book discussion group will meet at the library. The group will discuss "Song Yet Sung" by James McBride.

Did you know?

Did you know that the day after the death of President Lincoln was declared a national day of mourning? Henry Harbaugh, D.D., professor of theology in Mercersburg, Pa., addressed the residents of Clear Spring. His discourse was called "Treason and Law." The audience was so moved by the speech that they had it printed in a small booklet.

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