Around South Hagerstown

November 16, 2009|By STACI CLIPP / 301-582-8057

Holly Place to benefit from soup, sandwich sale

There will be a soup, sandwich and bake sale Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zion Reformed United Church of Christ at 201 N. Potomac St.

There will be ham and bean, vegetable, and chicken corn soup, along with ham sandwiches and a variety of baked goods. You can eat in or carry out.

All proceeds will benefit Holly Place.

Holiday Greens Show planned at Women's Club

Crossroads Garden Club invites the public to the annual Holiday Greens Show Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

The presenter will be Tim Valerio of The Village Florist, who will demonstate how to create fall and holiday floral designs.


Admission costs $10, and includes refreshments and door prizes.

There will also be a raffle and silent auction of filled baskets. Tickets can be reserved by calling the Women's Club at 301-739-0870 or asking any Crossroads Garden Club member.

Craft show is this weekend

The 26th Annual Kris Kringle Craft Show will be held at the Hagerstown Community College ARCC Saturday and Sunday. The show will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

This year's show will offer more than 250 crafters, wider aisles and larger booth spaces.

Admission costs $1, with all proceeds going to Hospice of Washington County. Parking will be free, and shuttle service will be available.

Other free services include a shopping bag, gift wrapping and package holding area. Free door prizes will also be offered.

Show organizers are also asking the community for nonperishable food donations and volunteers.

The food, distributed through Trinity Lutheran Church, will be donated to local families who are in need.

Volunteers are needed for the gift wrap, door prize and package- holding areas at the show. Volunteers from clubs and organizations are welcome.

High school students can earn student service learning hours by volunteering at the show. Call Linda Williams at 301-582-1233 or 301-331-1233 to sign up.

Lions Club to salute veterans

Tuesday - Any Hagerstown Lions Club members who served in the military can wear their uniform as the club salutes veterans.

Sight and hearing report: Chairman Watson Rasey and Lion Don Trumble collected 104 eyeglasses, 314 lenses, 27 cases and one frame.

Museum adds second reptile show

Due to overwhelming demand, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown will offer a second performance by Reptile World Inc. for its annual Children's Holiday Reception.

The encore presentation will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12.

Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 per person.

The morning performance sold out in just 15 hours - so call early, as seating for the second show is also limited.

For those attending the 1 p.m. show, plan to arrive at the museum early to enjoy holiday refreshments and visit with Santa Claus.

Santa arrives at 11:45 a.m. and refreshments will be served until 12:45 p.m.

The Children's Holiday Reception is funded through a grant from the Agnita M. Schreiber Stine Foundation.

Church to hold annual fall dinner

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., will host its fall dinner Saturday from 2 to 7 p.m.

The all-you-can-eat dinner includes ham, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, green beans, applesauce, cranberry sauce and rolls.

Dessert is included in the ticket price.

Tickets can be purchased at the door. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $3 for those ages 6 to 10.

For more information, call 301-733-4720.

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