Meetings, fundraisers

November 13, 2009


Ladies of the Elks Hagerstown Lodge 378

Saturday, Nov. 14, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Elks Lodge, 11063 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Pancake and sausage breakfast, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., lunch 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Baked goods, crafts, plants and more. Raffle drawing at 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit local charities. Members and their guests welcome.

Bedington Ruritan Club open house

BEDINGTON, W.Va. - Sunday, Nov. 15, noon to 6 p.m. Bedington Ruritan Club, U.S. 11 near Crossroads Store. Public invited to meet with representatives from various direct sales businesses. Club information, refreshments, door prizes. Call Jim Kief at 304-264-0940.

Smithsburg Sunshine Leisure Club

SMITHSBURG - Monday, Nov. 16, 11:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Main Street. Bring a bag lunch. Coffee and pie provided. Guest speakers from Washington County Community Action Council will discuss home weatherization and USDA home repairs grants and loans. Open to the public.


UAW Local 171

MAUGANSVILLE - Thursday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m. Local 171 Union Hall, Maugans Avenue. Guest speaker will be Jim Rogers. Bring canned goods for food bank. All Local 171, UAW retirees and Local 842 retirees are invited.

Women's Club card party

Tuesday, Nov. 17, noon. Women's Club, 31 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. Play any card or board game, or just have lunch. Cost of $12 includes lunch and door prizes. Call 301-739-0870 to make reservations by Monday, Nov. 16.

Waynesboro Studio Art Club

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. Church of the Brethren, 117 S. Church St. After a brief business meeting, artist Karl Foster will give a pastel portrait demonstration. Call 717-597-8341.

Chewsville Lions Club

CHEWSVILLE - Tuesday, Nov. 17, 6:15 p.m. Bethel United Methodist Church. Mike Mowen from the American Red Cross will speak. Reservations and cancellations should be made by today by calling Lion Ron Busey at 301-739-7925.

Emmitsburg Senior Citizens

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Wednesday, Nov. 18, doors open at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. games. Emmitsburg Senior Center, 300 S. Seton Ave. The game 500 will be played. Admission $2. Open to the public. Call 301-600-6350.

Middletown Historical Society

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Wednesday, Nov. 18,7:30 p.m. Reformed Church, Church Street. Program to be presented by local tourism manager Tiffany Ahalt. Free, open to the public. Refreshments provided. Call 301-371-7582.

Valley Art Association

Wednesday, Nov. 18,7 p.m. Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Brief business meeting, refreshments, and demonstration by Bill Davis of Country Gallery Custom Art and Framing. Open to the public. Call 301-797-6813 or go to

Newcomers Unlimited

Thursday, Nov. 19, 11:30 a.m. Il Castello, 1531 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Lunch costs $15. Call Kathie Canode at 301-991-9219 by 9 p.m. Sunday,Nov. 15.

Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Historical Society

STATE LINE, Pa. - Thursday, Nov. 19, 6 p.m. carpool departure from State Line Ruritan building, State Line, 6:30 p.m. tour of Boonsboro Museum of History. Open to the public.


Pancake breakfast

Saturday, Nov. 14, 7 to 11 a.m. REACH Shelter, 140 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $5 in advance, $7 at the door. Proceeds benefit Washington County Homeless Coalition. Tickets available at Community Action Council, 101 Summit Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-797-4161, ext. 130 to donate supplies or to volunteer.

Crafts and train show

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Citizens Fire Co., 245 Citizens Way. Free coffee. Food and crafts for sale, children's train rides, train models on display and for sale. Proceeds benefit Citizens Fire Co. and Shenandoah & Potomac Valley Garden Railway Club. Call David Holmes at 304-671-8106 or e-mail

'A Little Song, A Little Dance'

FREDERICK, Md. - Saturday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. Cultural Arts Center, 15 W. Patrick St. Performances by female impersonators, with proceeds to benefit AIDS research. Call Pam Neely at 301-873-8054.

Christmas bazaar

STATE LINE, Pa. - Saturday, Nov. 14, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Trinity United Church of Christ. Gift baskets, handmade craft items, homemade soups, sandwiches and baked goods. Eat in or take out.

Colonial Christmas

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Christ United Methodist Church, 47 E. King St. Antiques, handmade crafts, pastries, jellies and more. Lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Colonial Williamsburg dinner. Proceeds benefit local community needs. Advance tickets recommended. Call Rose Dillner at 717-532-8155 or the church office at 717-532-6850.

'Out of the Darkness' community walk

WINCHESTER, Va. - Saturday, Nov. 14. 15. E. Cork St. Donations go to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Go to or

Spanish wine-tasting dinner and auction

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