Around Jonathan Street

October 02, 2009|By MADGE MILES / 301-791-7647

Turkey dinner to be held Oct. 10

In preparation for Men's Day, the men of Ebenezer AME Church will host a turkey dinner Saturday, Oct. 10, beginning at 11 a.m.

The church is at 40 W. Bethel St.

The menu will include turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, roll, iced tea and dessert for $9. The dinner will be eat in or carry out. This year, they will also deliver. Call 301-797-6123 (note: when you call, they will tell you if your house is in their range.)

Then save the date: Sunday, Oct.18, will be the Men's Day services at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Diabetes class offered Oct. 15

The Walnut Street Community Center, 24 N. Walnut St., will present a free diabetes education class Oct. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. The topic is "Diabetes Type 2 - Health Choices - Nutrition and Exercise."

The class is free, but registration is required. If you are interested in attending, call 301-393-3436.


Movie night

On Saturday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., the Bridge of Life Church, 14 S. Potomac St., will show the movie "Speed Racer."

Free popcorn and free sodas will be available.

Book club

The Sisters-in-Spirit Book Club members will discuss the book, "Killer Chameleon" by Chassie West when it meets Sunday, Oct. 25, at 3 p.m.

For more information about the club or to join, call Ladetra Robinson at 240-520-5676 or e-mail

An Evening of Jazz

The Doleman Black Heritage Museum will host "An Evening of Jazz" Sunday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m.

This event will be held at the University System of Maryland, 32 W. Washington St. (main entrance). The event will feature jazz saxophonist Brian Lenair, who has performed with national recording artists such as Will Downing, Maysa, Jean Carne, Miki Howard, Al Jarreau, Pieces of a Dream, Grover Washington Jr., Peabo Bryson and George Benson.

To purchase tickets, call Janice Kelsh at 301-797-7675 or go to

Choir Day

Second Christian Church will hold Choir Day Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 3:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Center, 131 W. North Ave. Choirs from different states and churches in the area will participate.

Save the date

The Washington County Chapter of the American Cancer Society will host its 20th annual Grand Sunday Brunch at the Hager Hall Conference and Event Center Nov. 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Chili Cook-off

The Hagerstown Suns' sixth annual Chili Cook-Off and Music Festival will be Saturday, starting at noon at Municipal Stadium to benefit the Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Library seminar

In celebration of American Archives Month, the Friends of the Western Maryland Room invite you to attend "Protect Your Image: Caring for Photographs" presented by Donna M. Wells at Washington County Free Library Sunday, Oct. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Participants are encouraged to bring photographs for an informal show and tell.

Discussions about photographic processes, dating photographs and preservation issues will reinforce the information presented during the workshop.

Seating is limited. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136, to register. For more information, call Elizabeth Howe, at ext. 158.

Pet blessing

The annual pet blessing will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Pastor Linda Alessandri will provide the blessing and treats will be available. There will also be a photo opportunity.

For more information, call 301-733-5056.

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