Clear Spring town calendar

November 10, 2009

Today, Nov. 17 and 24; Dec. 1 and 8: Scrabble Mania, Clear Spring Library, 1 p.m.

Today, Nov. 12, 17, 19 and 24; Dec. 1, 3, 8 and 10: Clear Spring Food Bank and Second Time Around Clothing Shop, St. Peter's Lutheran Church on Martin Street, 1 to 2 p.m.

Nov. 13 and 20; Dec. 4 and 11: Toddler time, Clear Spring Library, 11:30 a.m.

Nov. 18 and 25; Dec. 2 and 9: Elementary library time, Clear Spring Library, 3:30 p.m.

Nov. 11: Veterans Day ceremony, Clear Spring High School auditorium, 10:30 a.m. Clear Spring resident and retired Coast Guard Cmdr. Jeffrey Brandt will speak. There will be patriotic readings and music by the Clear Spring High School band and show choir. A slide show will honor veterans related to Clear Spring High School students and faculty.

Nov. 12: Learn about "Infamous Marylanders" with Jeff Korman, Clear Spring Library, 6:30 p.m. Register by calling 301-842-2730.


Nov. 14, 21 and 28; Dec. 5 and 12: Bingo at Clear Spring Fire Department's Special Events Building on Big Spring Road; 6:15 p.m. for early birds, 7 p.m. for regular bingo.

Nov. 16 and Dec. 7: Clear Spring Lions Club, Clear Spring American Legion, 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 17: Big Pool Ruritan Club meeting, Big Pool Community Building, 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 17: Holiday appetizer event, Clear Spring Library, 7 p.m. Sign up and submit recipe by Nov. 12. Call 301-842-2730.

Nov. 19: Dry Run Homemakers Club meeting, Clear Spring American Legion Activities Building, noon. Discussion about tap water vs. bottled water. Workshop at 9:30 a.m. to make boxes out of Christmas cards.

Nov. 19: Clear Spring Garden Club meeting, St. John's United Church of Christ, Clear Spring, 7 p.m. Learn how to make grapevine wreaths.

Nov. 21: Family Movie Saturday, Clear Spring Library, 10:30 a.m. Celebrate Mickey Mouse's birthday with a movie, quick craft and birthday snack. Register by calling 301-842-2730.

Nov. 21: Dodge ball tournament, Clear Spring High School, 6 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the school's Future Business Leaders of America. Teams are made up within the school. Admission costs $2; concession stand will be open.

Dec. 1: Clear Spring District Historical Association meeting, Plumb Grove, 7 p.m.

Dec. 2: Adult book discussion, Clear Spring Library, 11:15 a.m.

Dec. 2: Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Department membership meeting, Special Events Building on Big Spring Road, 7 p.m.

Dec. 3: Clear Spring Garden Club's holiday banquet and auction fundraiser, St. John's United Church of Christ, Clear Spring. Meal at 6 p.m.; live auction at 7 p.m. For members and their guests. Admission costs $15 per person. For reservations, call 301-842-3789.

Dec. 10: Dry Run Homemakers Club dinner, St. Paul's Church, Clear Spring, noon. If inclement weather closes schools, there will be no dinner.

Dec. 10: College financial aid workshop for students and parents, Clear Spring High School's media center, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Dec. 10: Holiday family story time, Clear Spring Library, 7 p.m. Wear your pajamas for an evening of stories, songs, activities and more at this holiday-themed story time. Register by calling 301-842-2730.

Dec. 12: Breakfast with Santa Claus, Big Pool Community Building, 9 a.m. to noon. Fundraiser for Big Pool Ruritan Club. Advance tickets cost $4.50 for ages 12 and older; $3 for ages 6 to 12. Tickets at the door cost $5 for ages 12 and older; $3.50 for ages 6 to 12. Free for ages 5 and younger.

Dec. 12: Make a holiday gift, Clear Spring Library, 11 a.m. For elementary school-aged children. Make a holiday gift. Register by calling 301-842-2730.

Dec. 12: Currier and Ives Christmas at Plumb Grove, corner of North Martin Street and Broadfording Road, 2 to 11 p.m. Suggested donation of $5 per person.

Dec. 12: Chicken and waffle supper, St. John's United Church of Christ, 4 to 7 p.m. Fundraiser for Clear Spring Lions Club. All-you-can-eat chunky chicken gravy over waffles. Costs $7 for ages 13 and older; $3.50 for ages 5 to 12; free for ages 4 and younger.

Dec. 14: Clear Spring town meeting, Town Hall, 7 p.m.

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