Around South Hagerstown

November 09, 2009|By STACI CLIPP / 301-582-8057

Emmanuel fall dinner

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, at 802 Summit Ave., will host its fall dinner on Nov. 21 from 2 to 7 p.m. The menu includes all-you-can-eat ham, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, green beans, applesauce, cranberry sauce and rolls. Dessert is included in ticket price. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $3 for ages 6 to 10, and may be purchased at the door. An elevator is accessible at the Summit Avenue entrance. For more information or directions, call the church office at 301-733-4720.

Internet presentation

A presentation about MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, Instant Messaging and cyberbullying is scheduled for Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road. It is open and free to the public. Baby-sitting will be provided.

Cathie Deadrick of the Frederick County Mental Health Association will instruct parents on how to set limits and encourage responsible use of e-mail, chat rooms and surfing tools. She also will help participants recognize signs of their children being attacked or being attackers on the Internet.


Register in advance by contacting Haven Lutheran Church at, or by calling 301-733-5056 or Pam O'Connor at 301-791-2154.

Learn to use a budget

Teresa Spruill, owner of Spruill Money Management and Organization Services, will lead a discussion on how to gain control of finances by using a budget on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 12:15 p.m. at the Washington County Free Library's Central Library, 100 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown. Bring a lunch; dessert and drinks will be provided. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136, to reserve a seat.

Meet the author

Author Joanna Campbell Slan will discuss her Cozy Mystery series starring Kiki Lowenstein on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 12:15 p.m. at the Washington County Free Library's Central Library, 100 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown. She also will teach attendees how to make a miniature album; her books will be sold and she will autograph copies. Bring a lunch; dessert and drinks will be provided. For more information, call 301-739-3250.

Emma K. Doub Elementary events

Today and Tuesday: Mrs. Baumgardner's and Mrs. Low's classes to Children's Village, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wednesday: Mrs. Nicholson's class to Children's Village, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Family Literacy Night, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Mrs. Nicholson's class to Children's Village, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; third-graders visit the planetarium, 12:45 to 2 p.m.

Friday: Food drive ends

Nov. 16: American Education Week Kickoff; parents, grandparents and special friends visitation day, 8 to 10 a.m.

Hagerstown Lions Club

Tuesday: Visitation by District Governor Robert C. Disinger. All Hagerstown Lions should be present to show support.

Community Thanksgiving Eve church service

A community Thanksgiving Eve service is set for Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 1020 Maryland Ave. in Hagerstown. The service will feature representatives of area churches, The Salvation Army Band and a guest speaker.

Card party

The public is invited to a card party and luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at noon at the Women's Club, 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown. Any card or board game may be played or you may just sign up for lunch. The cost of $12 includes lunch and door prizes. Reservations may be made by calling 301-739-0870 by Tuesday.

Holiday greens show

Crossroads Garden Club invites the public to the annual holiday greens show on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 2:30 p.m. The presenter will be Tim Valerio of The Village Florist, who will demonstrate how to create fall and holiday floral designs. The $10 admission cost includes refreshments and door prizes. There will also be a raffle and silent auction of filled baskets. Tickets may be reserved by calling the Women's Club at 301-739-0870 or by contacting any Crossroads Garden Club member.

Museum to host children's holiday reception

The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in City Park will host its annual children's holiday reception Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10:30 a.m. Tickets cost $5 per person and must be purchased in advance.

Pancake breakfast

The Washington County Homeless Coalition is hosting a pancake breakfast on Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. at the REACH shelter, 140 W. Franklin St., Suite 300, in Hagerstown. Tickets may be purchased for $5 each in advance at the Community Action Council office, 101 Summit Ave. in Hagerstown; tickets cost $7 at the door. If you are interested in volunteering at the event, call Cindy Hockenbury at Community Action Council, 301-797-4161. Donations of paper supplies such as paper plates, napkins and foam cups, are being collected and may be dropped off at the REACH shelter. Funds raised will benefit the Washington County Homeless Coalition and will be used for future homelessness awareness activities.

Hagerstown Lioness Club

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