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September 24, 2010|By MELITA WISHARD
  • Melita Wishard 301-790-0079

Pancake breakfast

The Maugansville Ruritan Club will host its first pancake breakfast of the fall/winter season Saturday from 6:30 to 11 a.m. in its building on Maugans Avenue.

The all-you-can-eat breakfast will feature pancakes, sausage, sausage gravy and scrambled eggs, along with coffee, juice or tea.

Breakfast costs $5.50 for adults, $3 for those ages 6 to 12 and free for those 5 and younger.

Upcoming breakfasts will be held Oct. 23, Nov. 20, Jan. 22, Feb. 26 and March 26.

Big Band Dance and Fly-in

The Hagerstown Aviation Museum will host the fourth annual 1940s Big Band Dance on Saturday at the Hagerstown Regional Airport terminal along Showalter Road.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a patriotic flyover of 1940s airplanes and dancing from 8 to 11 p.m. The dance will feature a variety of 1940s music performed by the Martinsburg (W.Va.) Big Band, provided through the financial contribution of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Dressing in 1940s clothing is encouraged, but optional. Food and refreshments are included in the ticket price and a cash bar is available. Tickets cost $25 each.

Tickets are available at the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau on the square in downtown Hagerstown by calling 301-791-3246 to order by credit card. Tickets are also available online at

The dance coincides with the annual Hagers-town Fly-in scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. The Hagerstown Aviation Museum will have displays at the event, featuring aircraft and items from the museum's collection.

The fly-in is at Hagerstown Aircraft Services, off Basore Drive at Tony's Pizza. Also on display will be homebuilt planes, warbirds and modern aircraft.

There will be free EAA Young Eagles Flights for children.

For more information, call 301-733-7604.

Basketball sign-ups

The Hagerstown Junior Basketball League will hold registration at E. Russell Hicks Middle School on Tuesday, Sept. 28, Wednesday, Sept. 29, and Thursday, Sept. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 2, from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Maria Goretti High School.

Students in grades four through eight (14 years old before Dec. 31) are eligible. The league is for those who attend public and private schools or are home-schooled in the Washington County area.

All new and returning players must register to be eligible to play. Those who are interested in playing must provide a birth certificate or proof of age at the time of registration.

For more information, call George Stottlemyer at 301-797-4537.

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