Around Clear Spring

July 20, 2010|By CHERYL WEAVER / 301-842-0087

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Senior site to hold community yard sale

The Clear Spring senior site will hold an indoor community yard sale at the Clear Spring Fire Hall Special Events Building on Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.

Set-up will be Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On Wednesday, July 28, Antionette from Body Works Message will give free message demonstrations starting at 10 a.m.

On Friday, July 30, the seniors will make homemade ice cream beginning at 10:30 a.m.

If you plan to have lunch, the senior site requires a two-business- day notice to reserve a meal. For more information on any programs or for meal reservations, call Julie Monninger at 301-991-5052.

Middle school seeks girls for volleyball teams

Girls who attend Clear Spring Middle School are invited to try out for the volleyball teams.


There will be a team for each grade level. For more information, call Lisa Shank at 301-842-0842.

Also, the school is in need of coaches for the middle school girls volleyball teams. If interested, call Shank at the above number.

Community breakfast to be held Saturday

The Big Pool Civic Organization will hold a community breakfast and yard sale Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. at its community building. Breakfast costs $5 for adults and $3 for those younger than 12.

The yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone who would like to set up a table can do so for $10. For more information, call Heather at 301-842-1363.

All proceeds go to the upkeep of the community building. The Big Pool Community Building has been freshly painted inside and is available to rent for events.

Did you know?

Did you know a bicentennial pageant was held at Fort Frederick on May 15, 1956?

The pageant was titled "Portal to Peace." Six hundred students from Washington County junior and senior high schools participated.

E. Russell Hicks, from Potomac Junior High, and Nora Snyder, who was the principal at Clear Spring Elementary, wrote the script for the pageant. The bicentennial attracted nationwide recognition.

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