Around Sharpsburg and Keedysville

November 06, 2009|By HARRY NOGLE

Legion to host annual wreath laying

Antietam 236 American Legion family will host its annual Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 in Sharpsburg Town Square.

The program will feature the Base Honor Guard of the 167th Airlift Wing from Martinsburg, W.Va., the Saint James School Choir and guest speaker Park Ranger Keith Snyder of Antietam National Battlefield. All veterans are invited to attend. The public is invited. For more information, call Ava Gift at 301-432-6658.

Salem Methodist to host Thanksgiving dinner

Salem Methodist Church, 25 S. Main St., Keedysville, will host a free Thanksgiving dinner Sunday, Nov. 22, from noon to 4 p.m. The public is invited.

Authors to share Sharpsburg book

Authors Vernell and Tim Doyle will share their newly published book "Images of America, Sharpsburg" Thursday, Nov. 12, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Sharpsburg Library. They will talk about the process of researching, writing and publishing the book. Books will be available to purchase. For more information, call 301-432-8825 for more information.


Benevola Methodist to hold dinner

Benevola United Methodist Church, on Benevola Church Road just off of Alternate U.S. 40 between Funkstown and Boonsboro, will hold an oyster, turkey and ham dinner served family style Saturday. Tickets cost $14 for adults and $6 for those ages 10 and younger. The menu includes oysters, ham, turkey, corn, bread, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, applesauce, green beans, sauerkraut, desserts and drinks.

Ita Kavanaugh to speak at senior site

Ita Kavanaugh will speak on the topic "All About Your Ears" Monday at the senior site on Mt. Vernon Drive in Keedysville. For information, call Martha Drennen at 301-432-5624.

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