Activities planned at Smithsburg senior site

January 18, 2011|Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood

Senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar for this week:  

  • Wednesday — Penguin Day, 10 a.m.  
  • Thursday — Bingo, 10 a.m.  
  • Friday — Uno, 10 a.m.  
  • Monday — Chair exercise and stretching, 10 a.m.  
  • Tuesday — Craft day, 10 a.m.

‘A Winter’s Lullaby’

Wind n’ Wire, an ensemble of traditional instruments, will present “A Winter’s Lullaby” Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, 11507 Robinwood Drive.

Wind n’ Wire is a blend of instruments, featuring Sam Rizzetta on hammer dulcimer, Becky Lidgerding on flute, Genevieve O’Loughlin on harp and vocals, Charlie Casabona on mandolin, fiddle and banjo, and Dan Wegh on upright bass. The performance also will feature vocalist Madeline MacNeil.

This is a free concert but an appreciation offering will be received.

‘The Legacy’

“The Legacy” Redskins movie will be shown Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 11833 Greenhill Drive (off Jefferson Boulevard between Robinwood Drive and Eastern Boulevard).


“The Legacy,” written and produced by Tom Kercheval, who won an Emmy in 2010 for his work, relates the history of the Washington Redskins from its move to D.C. in the 1930s to the present.

Players featured include Sammy Baugh (1937-52) as quarterback, defensive back and punter; Sam Huff on defense (1964-69); and Sonny Jurgensen (1964-74) as quarterback. All three were inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame — Baugh in 1963, Huff in 1982 and Jurgensen in 1983.

Popcorn and water will be served. The event is free.

Valley Art Association

The Valley Art Association will meet Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at Mansion House Art Center, 501 Highland Way in Hagerstown’s City Park.

Following a short business meeting and refreshments, William Cochran will speak and show slides about the how to’s of painting in trompe l’oeil style (dimensional paintings that fool the eye). He is a well-known muralist, sculptor and designer from Frederick, Md.

For more information, call 301-797-6813 or go to

Smithsburg Middle School

There are several ways to raise money for Smithsburg Middle School:

  • Sign up for a Martin’s A+ Rewards Card. Use the school ID code (00164) to give points and money to Smithsburg Middle School.
  • Target Visa or store cards also can raise money for education. Go to to designate Smithsburg Middle School and Target will donate 1 percent of every purchase to the school.
  • Sign up at to register Smithsburg Middle School for the classroom rewards program using code 212106.
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