Around Jonathan Street

September 24, 2010|By MADGE MILES
  • Madge Miles, Jonathan Street community correspondent

Old-fashioned tea planned for Saturday

Dust off your hat and gloves and join the Lucy P. Jones Missionary Society on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Ebenezer AME Church, 40 W. Bethel St., for an old-fashioned tea.

While sipping tea, dine on finger sandwiches, small cakes, tea cookies and mints.

Deborah Lynn Washington, owner of Pretty Settings, will have a demonstration and at the end of the demonstration, a guest will receive a door prize from Pretty Settings.

Toni Gaines, missionary president, will be the mistress of ceremonies.

The missionaries who paved the way will be recognized, including Lucy P. Jones, Grace Snively and Arnetta Doleman.

The cost is $8.

Concert to be held

A concert will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. to honor Dick and June Hess for 30 years of music ministry at Haven Lutheran Church, at 1035 Haven Road in Hagerstown.

All are welcomed to this free concert.

The concert will include the Appalachian Wind Quintet, Dr. Clair Johannsen, organist, and others.


For more information, call 301-733-5056

Youth Choir Day

Second Christian Church, at 65 W. North Ave., will hold Youth Choir Day on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

Area youth choirs are invited to perform.

Refreshments will be served after the service.

Yard sale at South High

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

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

Art exhibit

A meet the artist reception will be held at Just Lookin' Gallery, 40 Summit Ave., Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 16 and 17, from 1 to 6 p.m., featuring "Multi-Facets" - the many mediums of Carolyn Crump.

240th celebration

On Saturday, St. John's Lutheran Church, at 141 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, will celebrate its 240th anniversary with a congregational dinner accompanied by a celebration program.

On Sunday, there will be a unity service at 10 a.m. with guest speaker Mark Oldenburg from Gettysburg (Pa.) Seminary followed by coffee hour and accompanied by displays and videos from the archives.

Rabies clinic

In recognition of World Rabies Day on Sept. 28, the Humane Society of Washington County will hold a rabies vaccination clinic at Doub's Woods Park on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be held simultaneously with Bark in the Park.

The park is across from South End Shopping Center.

Vaccinations cost $7 per pet. Dogs must be leashed when brought to the clinic for vaccinations. Cats and ferrets must be in carriers or otherwise contained.

All dogs and cats that are 12 months old or older and have received a previous rabies vaccine will be eligible to receive a three-year vaccine at no additional cost. Proof of previous rabies vaccine will be required.

For more information, call 301-733-2060 or go to

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