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October 08, 2009|By JAMIE SHEKELS / 301-331-4885

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Hoedown planned at Hagerstown Park

Fairgrounds Park in Hagerstown will be hosting the annual Harvest Hoedown on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The first 750 children ages 12 and younger will receive a free pumpkin and apple. A scarecrow-making activity will be available, along with pumpkin painting, balloon animals, hayrides, tractor barrel rides, a petting zoo, face painting and more.


Homecoming events set for Oct. 24

Williamsport High School will kick off its Homecoming celebration with the annual parade on Saturday, Oct. 24. Those interested in participating as a marching unit may reserve a place by contacting Mr. Stike at 301-766-8434. The parade will begin at Springfield Middle School at 11 a.m.


Blue Band to perform Friday

The Williamsport High School Blue Band extends an invitation to the football festivities this Friday at the school stadium. The band will perform a music ensemble for halftime. The band is also slated to perform at the Tournament of Bands event on Saturday, Oct. 10, at North Hagerstown High School. Blue Band members and their boosters are very grateful for the community's continued support.



PTA to meet at South High

The South Hagerstown High School PTA will meet Thursday, at 6 p.m. at the high school's media center. All parents and interested persons are invited to attend.


Food sale planned at Methodist church

St. Andrews United Methodist Church at 1020 Maryland Ave. (across from the South End Shopping Center), will be hosting an apple dumpling, pie and soup sale on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon. Homemade pies, soups and lots of apple dumplings will be on hand. 


Reptile show scheduled for Valley Mall

Visit Valley Mall on Saturday, Oct. 17, and Sunday, Oct. 18, for the Ultimate Reptile show. Get a chance to view these unique creatures up close and personal. Events will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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