Around Boonsboro

December 20, 2010
  • Kristy Smith
Kristy Smith

Merry Christmas, neighbors! I so enjoy your festive displays of holiday spirit!
Holiday concert

Tonight’s the night for the Boonsboro High School Music Department’s holiday concert. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear talented young musicians share seasonal sounds. Please bring a donation for the local food bank in lieu of ticket money.
Christmas Eve service

Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church joyfully invites you to its celebration of Christ’s birth on Friday.

A family Christmas Eve service will be offered at 7 p.m. and a candlelight service with special music begins at 10:30 p.m.

All are welcome to the church at 134 S. Main St. in Boonsboro.
Exercise in Boonsboro

January is right around the corner and you might be looking for a great way to lose those holiday pounds. The Washington County Recreation Department will offer a low-impact fitness class called Exercise in Boonsboro at the fire hall on St. Paul Street.

Certified instructor Beth Shifler will teach the aerobics class, adding muscle toning and stretching to complete the experience.

Participants of all ages and abilities will have fun while getting fit on a progressive level. Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. from Jan. 11 to April 14. Bring a towel or mat for floor exercises.  

The cost is $45 for county residents, $55 for nonresidents. A senior-citizen discount is available. For more information, call 240-313-2805 from Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Zumba sessions

Want to have fun dancing off those extra holiday pounds? Zumba, which features dancing to Latin and international rhythms, will be taught at St. Mark’s Parish Hall, 18313 Lappans Road, on Tuesday, Jan. 11, and Wednesday, Jan. 12, at 5:30 or 6:45 p.m.

A single 15-week session costs $30. A 10-week Saturday session is being offered at Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church Community Hall beginning Saturday, Jan. 15, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Call 301-393-0884 for additional information and to register.
Boonsboro High yearbooks

Don’t panic if you think you missed out on the 2011 Boonsboro High School yearbook. Due to a small glitch, all order forms were not mailed in a timely manner, and the sale price will hold through January.


If you have not ordered a yearbook or need more information, contact Mrs. Dyer at

Class of 1977 Christmas party

The Boonsboro High School Class of 1977 is planning a Christmas party for Sunday, Jan. 2, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Always Ron's Restaurant & Catering at 29 N. Burhans Blvd., across from the Hagerstown Police Department.

All classmates and guests are invited to attend.

The group will have an optional Christmas gift exchange ($15 gift for guy or girl).

For more information, send an e-mail to

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