Around Sharpsburg and Keedysville

September 24, 2010|By HARRY NOGLE
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Chestnut Grove church to hold revival

Chestnut Grove Bible Church, at 3636 Chestnut Grove Road in Keedysville, will hold revival services from Oct. 3 (11 a.m. and 7 p.m.) to Oct. 6 (7 p.m. each evening).

The Rev. Sam Martz will be the speaker.

Larry Horchner, director of Western Maryland Child Evangelism Fellowship, will hold children's services at the same times.

For more information, call 301-432-4900.

Lutheran Church to hold yard sale

Mount Zion Lutheran Church in Rohrersville will hold a yard and food sale Saturday, Oct. 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. indoors at Friendship Hall at the intersection of Md. 67 and Locust Grove Road.

Furniture, clothing, children's toys and other items will be offered at the free yard sale (donations will be accepted).

Country ham sandwiches, homemade soups, apple dumplings and baked goods will be for sale.

Proceeds will go to the Mount Zion Needy Family Fund.


Sharpsburg Bible Church to hold Rally Day

Sharpsburg Bible Church, at the corner of Potomac and Antietam streets in Sharpsburg, will hold a Rally Day on Sunday, Oct. 3, starting at 10:30 a.m.

The Heavners singing group will perform.

For more information, call 301-739-1882.

BHS band to hold Tag Day

The Boonsboro High Band Boosters will hold Tag Day on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

Uniformed band members will visit neighborhoods in the Boonsboro school district seeking donations for uniform and instrument repair and replacement and transportation.

All donations are tax-deductible.

Sharpsburg Lions Club plans busy October

The Sharpsburg Lions Club is happy to report that its pit beef sandwiches sold out at the Sharpsburg Heritage Festival on Saturday.

The Lions will begin another busy month Oct. 2 with a district social at the Eisenhower Center in Gettysburg, Pa., followed by a pie call at Reeders Memorial Home on Saturday, Oct. 2, and a singalong at Fahrney-Keedy Home on Sunday, Oct. 14.

The Lions will conduct eye screenings at Sharpsburg, Greenbrier and Conococheague elementary schools in October.

Regular meetings will be held at the Lions' Den at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Sharpsburg on Oct. 7 and Oct. 21.

Spaghetti dinner canceled

The women of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Sharpsburg, regret that they must cancel their Saturday, Oct. 2, spaghetti dinner.

They hope to reschedule it sometime next year.

Museum to hold Living History Day

The Washington County Rural Heritage Museum will hold a Living History Day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rural Heritage Museum at 7313 Sharpsburg Pike.

A nondenominational church service will be held at 10:45 a.m.

The Glass family home will be dedicated at 1:30 p.m. and an olde-time hymn sing will be held in the church at 2 p.m.

All buildings in the village and farmstead will be open, along with demonstrators in each to depict life in Washington County during and after the Civil War.

Period food will be served for lunch in the multipurpose kitchen.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted.

Scientist to speak at Goat Day

The third annual Western Maryland Goat Field Day and Sale will be Saturday, Oct. 2, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center.

Ohio State scientist Paul Kuber will be the featured speaker.

Running concurrent to the field day will be a skillathon for youths ages 8 to 18. In the skillathon, youth will be tested on their knowledge of meat, dairy and fiber goats.

Registration for the skillathon is requested by today by sending name, age (or birth date) and contact information to Susan Schoenian at Western Maryland Research and Education Center, 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville MD 21756; 301-432-2767, ext. 343 or"> Food vendors will be available throughout the day.

Canning class to be held at Ag Center

The Washington County Ag Marketing Office, in partnership with the University of Maryland Extension, will present a class that will include a review of home canning equipment, processing methods, ingredient preparation and food safety practices.

The "Yes I Can!" class will be Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center multipurpose building, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike.

Advance registration is required by calling 301-432-4782 or e-mailing"> Payment of $15 is required in advance.

Senior Center provides activities

The Southeastern Senior Center on Mount Vernon Drive in Keedysville provides daily activities for seniors. For more information, call Martha Drennen at 301-432-5624.

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