Around South Hagerstown

August 30, 2010|By STACI CLIPP / 240-310-2148

Low Country Boil to be held Sept. 11

The annual Low Country Boil to benefit Habitat for Humanity's Apostles Build Project will be Saturday, Sept. 11, from 5 to 10 p.m.

Dinner will be served from 6 to 8 p.m.

The event will be held at the Wright Farm, 15544 Dellinger Road in Williamsport, rain or shine.

The menu will include a mix of shrimp, kielbasa (sausage), corn-on-the-cob, and potatoes boiled in a mild crab seasoning. The menu will also include hot dogs, homemade desserts, sodas, lemonade and water.

The event will include music, horse-pulled wagon rides, corn hole toss, volleyball and a bonfire.

Proceeds benefit the Habitat for Humanity Apostles Build project and other local charities.

Tickets cost $20 per person or $35 per couple. Tickets are on sale now through Sept. 6.

Call the Presbyterian Church of Hagerstown for tickets Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at 301-739-6337, stop by 20 S. Prospect St., or e-mail">


Yard sale planned Oct. 2 at South High

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

To reserve a space, call Christy Moser at 301-416-7681.

The first home football game will be Friday at School Stadium, starting at 7 p.m.

Local artist plans art show

Local artist Tamara Hoffman will host a solo show with a portion of the proceeds going to the Humane Society of Washington County.

The show will be in the Mansion House Art Gallery behind Hagerstown City Park.

A reception for the exhibit, "Visions of Light," will be Sunday, Sept. 5, from 2 to 5 p.m.

To honor the memory of the Hoffmans' recently deceased German shepherd, Tosca, Hoffman will be donating 10 percent of the proceeds to the animal shelter.

The show runs from Friday, Sept. 3, to Sunday, Sept. 26.

The Mansion House is open Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

Funkstown Lions Club to hold bingo event

The Funkstown Lions Club will hold a Longaberger basket bingo Sunday, Sept. 19, at the Funkstown fire hall.

There will be 25 games, including five specials, tip jars, raffles and door prizes.

Doors open at 1 p.m. and the first game starts at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $25. It is for adults only.

Food will be available.

Proceeds will benefit the Emma K. Doub Elementary School PTA and Funkstown Lions community projects

Hagerstown Lions Club


Tuesday - Dr. Curtis Spinkle will talk about "What is Chiropractics?"

Lion Tom Perry will be the new sight and hearing eyeglass collector. He needs another Lion helper who has the time to assist him with collecting eyeglasses.

Pooch Plunge set for Sept. 8

The seventh annual Pooch Plunge will be Wednesday, Sept. 8, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Claude M. Potterfield Pool, 730 Frederick St. in Hagerstown.

The event will benefit the Humane Society of Washington County.

Admission is $5 for one dog plus one handler. Additional humans or pets will be admitted for $2 each.

For more information, call 301-733-2060, ext. 237.


Neighborhoods 1st Locust Point is still collecting recipes for the Locust Point Community Cookbook. The group has decided to drop the deadline and collect recipes until they have enough to go to print.

Please submit your recipes ASAP in the pink boxes at Locust Point Market, Potomac Beauty Boutique, Congregation B'Nai Abraham, and Full Life Family Ministries or mail them to Cookbook, c/o Lynda Evans, 306 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Art classes

The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will offer art classes September through December for children and adults.

Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

For more information, call 301-739-5727 or go to

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