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June 30, 2010|By PAULA GREEN SHUPP / 301-302-3878
  • The Williamsport Lions Club installed its officers for 2010-11 in June. From left, third vice president Ken Kline; District Gov. Bob Disinger; first vice president Bill Humphreys; second vice president Randy Taylor; and new president Lou Stevens.
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Merchandise vendors invited to Bike Nite

Spaces are available for merchandise vendors for the third annual Williamsport Bike Nite, Saturday, July 17. For more information, call Bruce Logan at 240-329-4286.

Lions Club speaker to discuss WWII battles

The Williamsport Lions Club will hold its regular meeting Thursday, July 8, at Williamsport American Legion Post 202, beginning at 6:15 p.m. Guest speaker will be Dan Fleming from the Clear Spring Lions Club, who will give a visual tour of six European countries and a discussion of World War II battles of key importance.

There will be no July 22 meeting due to the Lions family picnic at Byron Park July 29.

The Lions Club is a volunteer club, open to men and women. The club holds fundraisers to help those in need in the community. Anyone who would like more information about joining, call Randy Taylor at 240-520-8985.


Clothes of Hope schedule for July

Clothes of Hope Ministries at Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St., provides gently used and some new clothing. It will be open on Thursday, July 8 and 22, 9 a.m. to noon; Saturday, July 10 and 24, from 9 to 11 a.m.; and Monday, July 12 and 26, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

There is no charge for the clothing. Monetary donations are appreciated. The ministry will be open Thursday, July 15, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. to collect clothes only.

Lots of opportunities for summer Zumba

Homewood Retirement Center is offering adult registration for participation in summer Zumba Basic classes, beginning Tuesday and Thursday, July 6 and 8, at 4 p.m. in the on-campus fitness center. Sign up for one eight-week session or both. Per session charge is $20 per person, or $35 for both days. A limited number of spaces are available.

Summer Zumba classes are also forming at St. Mark's Parish House, 18313 Lappans Road. The eight-week sessions begin Tuesday and Wednesday, July 6 and 7, at 5:30 and 6:45 p.m.

New for the summer only, there will be a Thursday session at the Parish House beginning July 8 at 5:30 p.m.

For additional information and to register for any of these classes, call Anita Binder at 301-393-0884 or 240-675-5061. If leaving a message, please include name and phone number.

Big weekend planned in the barn and park

The Davisson Brothers Band performs at Springfield Farm Barn on Friday. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the band starts at 7. Tickets cost $10, and $5 for those 5 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 301-223-8759, 301-223-4048 or 301-223-7229.

The Fourth of July celebration in Byron Memorial Park offers something for everyone. Festivities begin with a pancake breakfast in the Community Building from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Pick up entry forms there for the patriotic baby parade and patriotic pooch parade. Enjoy pit beef and country ham, free watermelon and a variety of music, concluding with the Williamsport Community Band's patriotic concert, all leading up to the fireworks at dark.

A complete schedule of all of the activities is available at Town Hall.

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