Around Jonathan Street

August 27, 2010|By MADGE MILES

Fish fry set for Saturday

The Men of Ebenezer will hold a fish fry Saturday from 11 a.m. until sold out.

The menu includes fried fish, fried potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce and soda for $6. Fish sandwiches will be available for $3.

It will be eat in or take out.

Movie night

The last outdoor movie for this summer, "The Princess and the Frog," will be shown Saturday at 8:45 p.m. on the parking lot of Memorial Recreation Center, 109 W. North Ave.

There will be prizes centered on the movie theme in celebration of West Side Church's first Summer of Movies Under the Stars.

Those 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

And for added fun, dress up in a princess and/or frog outfit and win the costume prize.

Fitness wake-up call

There will be a fitness wake-up call Saturday at 9 a.m. on the parking lot of Zion Baptist Church, 61 W. Bethel St.


Are you ready to get fit? Then join the group and learn about health fitness programs and resources in the community that can help improve your health and quality of life. The event is free. Bring a water bottle and a towel.

For additional information, call Linda Brooks at 301-797-4310.

Thanks for trip

Stacey Morris and her children, Taejon, Javon and Trinity said they had a great time at the For Our Kids Sake bus trip to Kings Dominion. It was the first time they had been to an amusement park and the experience was more than they ever thought it would be.

Morris said her children were in awe of all the rides and the opportunity to see Snoopy and Charlie Brown, etc.

"This was such a wonderful experience and one me and the kids will talk about for years to come," she said.

They especially enjoyed the hospitality from trip coordinators Dot Bell and Clara Broadus and want to say thank you for making the trip possible.

Diabetes program

The Washington County Health Department, at 1302 Pennsylvania Ave., will offer a program for individuals who are at high-risk of developing type 2 diabetes and individuals with diabetes.

The program will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave., Tuesdays from Sept. 28 to Oct. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The five-week program costs $25.

For more information and to register, call Lisa McCoy at 240-313-3360, TTY 240-313-3391.

Yard sale

The South Hagerstown High Alumni Association will sponsor a community yard sale at the school Saturday, Oct. 2, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration is required to reserve a space. For more information, call Christy Moser at 301-416-7681.

Stress and weight

The Washington County Health Department is offering new fall classes for EBT: a scientific solution for stress reduction and weight loss.

This program is designed to help individuals struggling with weight issues and focuses on the root of the obesity problem: stress.

Individuals who learn how to retrain their brain to ease stress and have more joy in their life find it easier to make lifestyle changes that last.

The method is science-based and conducted by certified providers.

Classes will be held at Christ's Reformed Church in Hagerstown on Thursday afternoons starting in September.

For more information and to register for an orientation, call the Washington County Health Department at 240-313-3360, TDD/TTY 240-313-3391.

Girl Scouts

Do you have a daughter who is interested in joining Girl Scouts?

Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital will be holding an open house on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at E. Russell Hicks Middle School from 7 to 8 p.m.

Any girl in Washington County in kindergarten through 12th grade who is interested in becoming a Girl Scout can sign up.

If you can't make it to the open house, call 1-888-263-8834 for more information about Girl Scouting in the area.

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