Around Clear Spring

October 05, 2009|By CHERYL WEAVER / 301-842-0087

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Homecoming Week

It's Homecoming Week at Clear Spring High School. Homecoming games are going on all week, and you can check out for game dates and times. 

On Saturday, come on back to "old school soccer" and join in the alumni game on Saturday at 1 p.m. with those from odd graduating years playing against those from even graduating years. All players will receive a commemorative T-shirt. No admission price will be charged. Hope to see you there!

Country butchering, pancake breakfast

Wilson Ruritan is having a country butchering and pancake breakfast Saturday beginning at 6:30 a.m. The breakfast will be held at the Wilson Ruritan Club, west of Huyetts Crossroads on U.S. 40.


There will be all-you-can-eat pancakes with one serving of puddin', sausage patty or sausage gravy, coffee and orange juice. The cost is $4. Meat goes on sale at 7 a.m.


Children's author at library

Children's author Alison Hart will make a presentation and sign books Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Clear Spring Library. Hart, author of books such as "Gabriel's Horses," "Fires of Jubilee" and "Anna's Blizzard," will talk about horses and the Civil War. Call 301-842-2730 for more information or to sign up for the event. 

On Thursday at 6:30 p.m., it's Family Movie Night. Bring a pillow, wear your pajamas and make yourself comfortable as you and your library friends enjoy the Disney Classic "The Jungle Book," which is rated G. 


Free breakfast

A community free breakfast, sponsored by the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Men, will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at the Parkhead Fellowship Building, directly behind the Parkhead Church on U.S. 40, west of Clear Spring.

The Pecktonville community will hold its annual apple butter boil at the same time. Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy a free breakfast, fellowship and to help with the apple butter boil. For more information, call 301-842-3212.


Soup, sandwich sale

St. Paul's Reform Missions Committee is having a "Bank the Food" Soup and Sandwich Sale on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit the Clear Spring Food Bank.

Please bring canned goods or prepackaged foodstuffs to be exchanged on a value-for-value basis. Cash is also accepted, but food items are preferred.

The soups are chili, ham and bean, chicken corn and Maryland crab. The sandwiches will be hot dogs, chili dogs and steamers. Drinks will be also be available, and desserts will be sold.

The church is on the corner of U.S. 40 and St. Paul's Church Road.

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