Around Sharpsburg and Keedysville

December 24, 2009|By HARRY NOGLE / 301-432-2437

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Church planning Christmas Eve service

Antietam Church of God, at 4005 Harpers Ferry Road, Sharpsburg, will hold a Christmas Eve Service -- weather permitting -- of the Christmas Message in Scripture and song at 7 p.m. today at the church.

University of Maryland to conduct Annie's Project

The University of Maryland will conduct Annie's Project, an eight-session course at the Agricultural Education Center at 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, starting Thursday, Jan. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The cost of the course, including meals and materials, is $50. Annie's Project focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and building local networks throughout the state. The course is open to anyone interested in farm management practices. For more information, call Leslie Hendrickson-Hart at 301-791-1504, ext. 21, or go to on or before Jan. 8. Class size is limited, so early registration is encouraged.


Lacrosse conference plans winter clinic

The Western Maryland Youth Lacrosse Conference will hold a winter clinic at the All-Star Complex in Gettysburg, Pa., Jan. 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. The clinic costs $10 per player for boys and girls in grades kindergarten through eight. For more information, contact

Gehr to check blood pressure

Merry Gehr will conduct a blood pressure clinic Monday at 10 a.m. at the senior site on Mount Vernon Drive in Keedysville. For information, call Martha Drennen at 301-432-5624.

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