Legion breakfast planned Saturday

March 02, 2011|Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock

Hancock American Legion's monthly breakfast is Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. at its facility, 240 E. Main St. The breakfast is open to the public. All proceeds benefit the Legion building fund.

Church to hold auction, banquet

St. Thomas' Episcopal Church will host its annual Friendship Banquet and Auction Saturday in the Parish Hall at Church and High streets.

The silent auction begins at 5 p.m. A sit-down dinner is served at 6, followed at 7 by the regular auction. Cathy Hoopengardner is the organizer, and Dr. Ralph Salvagno is again serving as auctioneer. The dinner and auction benefit the church's building maintenance fund. Tickets cost $15 per person and may be purchased by calling the church at 301-678-6569.

Soapbox Derby continues March 12

Hancock in Motion hosts the next Indoor Soapbox Derby March 12 and 13. Races begin at 9 a.m. both days at the Fulton Business Center and are open to viewing by the public. For more information, call Scott Fox at 301-678-6613.


Community Arts Fair to be held March 26

The Community Arts Fair is set for Saturday, March 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Town Hall and Community Center. The Hancock Arts Council invites entries from local artists. Each artist may enter one piece of work in any of six categories: full quilts, other needle art, drawings and paintings, wood work, sculpture, other art and photography. Levels are youths 12 and younger; teens 13 to 18; adults 19 to 59; and seniors 60 and older. For more information, call Sinclair Hamilton at 301-678-5719.

Basket bingo planned March 13

A basket bingo fundraiser for the Hancock Athletic Boosters Club to raise money to purchase a new school sign will be held at the Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) American Legion on Sunday, March 13, with doors opening at noon.

Tickets cost $25 for 20 games, and food and other games will be offered. For tickets, call Carol Willison at 301-678-5306 or Todd Ruppenthal at 301-678-5079.

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