Around Smithsburg and Robinwood

August 18, 2010|By DARYLENE MOWEN

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Golf tournament

The 16th annual Children's Village of Washington County Inc. Keep Our Kids Safe Golf Tournament will be Friday, Sept. 10, at Black Rock Golf Course.

The format will be a four-man scramble.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start is at noon.

The entry fee is $100, which includes greens fees, cart, prizes, player gift packs and dinner. The dinner will follow the tournament.

Prizes will be awarded for top teams.

There will also be prizes awarded for putting, closest to the pin and hole-in-one.

Proceeds benefit Children's Village.

For more information, call 301-733-4443.

Pen Mar Park

Mike Surratt and E.C.B. will perform Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Pen Mar Park as the summer music series continues.


The concerts are free, but donations are appreciated.

Senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar:

Today - Dominoes, 10 a.m.

Thursday - Bingo, 10 a.m.

Friday - "National Radio Day History and Your Favorite Music Stories About the Radio"

Monday, Aug. 23 - Word games, 10 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 24 - Diabetes program with Louise Wyant, 10 a.m.

Exercise classes

The Washington County Recreation Department will offer fall fitness classes at Hagerstown Community College in the fitness center in the Athletic Recreation Community Center.

For more information, call the recreation office at 240-313-2805 or go to

Seats still available for bus trip to Gettysburg

Seats are available for a bus trip to Gettysburg, Pa., set for Saturday, Sept. 18.

Tickets cost $27.50 for adults and $24 for those ages 6 to 18. The price includes bus fare and a ticket to the new museum to see the Cyclorama and watch the film "A New Birth of Freedom." Other expenses are up to the individual, including a stop at Hoss's Steak and Seafood restaurant on the way home.

The bus will leave from Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown. For more information, call Sandy Busey at 301-739-7925. Reservation and money are due within five days of reserving a seat.

'Cool Your Paws'

The Meadows of Hagerstown will hold its fourth annual 1950s-style freeze to help you "Cool Your Paws" Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adoptable animals from the Humane Society of Washington County will be on hand as will a variety of local businesses.

The annual event takes place at The Meadows of Hagerstown, 222 E. Oak Ridge Drive in the South Pointe Shopping Center.

This year the following local businesses will be at the event: Dog-Gone Walkin and Dog-Gone Groomin' Mobile Grooming Salon, local artists Ashley Pinnesi of Off the Leash Pet Paintings and Kelly Ring of Kelly's Creations, the Animal Health Clinic of Funkstown and B-PWSITIV: Good Manners Training for Dogs and their People.

Meadows features pet-friendly walk-up windows and will give a free treat for four-legged visitors when their owners make a purchase from Meadows. The shelter will have adoptable animals at the event from 1 to 4 p.m., weather permitting.

The rain date for this event is Aug. 28.

The Meadows Original Frozen Custard opened in the summer of 1950 in Duncansville, Pa. Since then, approximately 14 stores have been opened in both Pennsylvania and Maryland, including The Meadows of Hagerstown, which opened its doors in the spring of 2006. The Meadows of Hagerstown is open daily year round. For additional information on the third annual End-of-Year Cruise-In, call 301-790-2400 or go to

The Humane Society is at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown. Call 301-733-2060 or go to for information on animal-related issues, directions to the shelter and information about programs and services.

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