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October 16, 2009


Tri-State Singles

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Saturday, Oct. 24, 9 a.m. Brothers Restaurant, Comfort Inn.

Christian Motorcyclists Association

HALFWAY -- Saturday, Oct. 17, 9 a.m. Golden Corral Restaurant, 17635 Valley Mall Road. All makes and models of motorcycles are welcome. Weather permitting, a group ride follows the breakfast. Call 301-432-5274.

Sunshine Leisure Club of Smithsburg

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Monday, Oct. 19, 11:15 a.m. Mountain Gate restaurant. To sign up to attend, call Joan at 301-733-6544.

Antietam Watershed Association

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Wednesday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Washington Township meeting room, 13013 Welty Road. Guest speaker will be Dave Biser of Antietam Creek Watershed Alliance. For information, call Pat Heefner at 717-762-7585.


Middletown Valley Historical Society

MIDDLETOWN, Md. -- Wednesday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m. Reformed Church, Church Street. Local historian Raleigh Boaze will present a program entitled 'General Braddock, the Man and the Myths.' Refreshments will be served. Free; open to the public. For information, call 301-371-7582.


Cajun Cookin'

Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thomas Auto, U.S. 11. Shrimp creole on rice, catfish sandwich, pork loin sandwich and fried oyster platters with hush puppies and cole slaw, $8. For information, call Lois Easton at 717-597-9473.

Benefit concert

BRUNSWICK, Md. -- Saturday, Oct. 17, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Beans in the Belfry Meeting Place and Cafe, 122 W. Potomac St. Old time, early jazz, bluegrass, gypsy swing and blues music provided by The Polka Dots. Proceeds benefit Damien Ryan, a Boonsboro man who was injured by a car and needs surgery. For information call 301-834-7178.

'Bank the Food' soup and sandwich sale

CLEAR SPRING -- Saturday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Paul's Church, 14234 National Pike. Chili, chicken corn, ham and bean, and Maryland crab soups, steamers, hot dogs, and chili dogs. Bring canned goods or prepackaged food for exchange. Baked goods will be for sale.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

CUMBERLAND, Md. -- Saturday, Oct. 17, 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. walk or ride. Canal Place festival grounds, 13 Canal St. Walk three miles or bike 10 miles. For information call 301-722-2145 or go to

Hagerstown Corn Maze

Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, noon to 5 p.m. Celebration Farm, 17638 Garden View Road, Hagerstown. Cost is $5 for adults and teens, $3 for children ages 5 to 12, free for children age 4 and younger. Bring a flashlight. No pets. A portion of proceeds will benefit Young Life's summer camp scholarship fund. For information, call 301-393-4377 or e-mail

Cruisin' for a Cure motorcycle ride

SHARPSBURG -- Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. registration, 11 a.m. ride. Antietam National Battlefield visitors center. Cost is $25 for drivers, $20 for passengers. Event T-shirts cost $5. Lunch provided. Participants will travel primarily on Interstate 70 and Interstate 68, ending the ride at Keysers Ridge truck stop. All proceeds benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society Maryland Chapter. For information, call Joe at 240-522-6880 or e-mail

Beef and ham potpie supper

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Saturday, Oct. 17, 4 to 7 p.m. Edenville Ruritan. Call Ed Amsley at 717-369-2700.

Pink Ribbon Project

FREDERICK, Md. -- Saturday, Oct. 17, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Baker Park. 5K run/walk, 1/2 mile Fun Run, Survivor's Walk, entertainment, awards and other festivities throughout downtown Frederick. Proceeds benefit Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund at Frederick Memorial Hospital. For information or to register go to www.pinkribbon or call Patty Hurwitz at 301-663-9252.

Dan McDougal Endowment benefit 5K run/walk

WILLIAMSPORT -- Saturday, Oct. 17, 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. run/walk. Williamsport High School cross country course, 5 S. Clifton Drive. All ages and experience levels welcome. Cost is $15 in advance, $20 day of event. Free T-shirts to first 50 participants. Refreshments provided. Proceeds benefit Dan McDougal Endowment Fund. For information call Community Free Clinic at 301-722-9234 or go to to register.

Soup and bake sale

Saturday, Oct. 17, 9 a.m. to noon, St. Andrews United Methodists Church, 1020 Maryland Ave., Hagerstown. Homemade soups, pies and apple dumplings.

Michael Anderson benefit

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Saturday, Oct. 17, 3 to 9 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2 to 5 p.m. Old Factory Antique Mall event room. Silent auction, games, food, drinks, music. Suggested donation $5. Proceeds benefit the Michael Anderson transplant fund. For information call Bill Clark at 304-258-3449 or Debbie Flowers at 240-527-1188.

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