Cooking demonstration

March 09, 2011|Jess West | Around West Hagerstown

The Women's Club, at 31 S. Prospect St., will host a cooking demonstration Wednesday, March 16, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Chef John Walla from the Black Eyed Susan restaurant will prepare dishes for St. Patrick's Day. Door prizes will be available.

Tickets cost $12 per person. Make your reservations by calling the Women's Club at 301-739-0870 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Senior softball league plans signups, practice

The Washington County Senior Softball League will begin registration and practice on Monday April 4, at the ball fields behind City Park, beginning at 5:30 pm. 

The league is open to all seniors ages 50 and older. Registration costs $30. Practices will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For more information, call John at 304-274-0184.

Storytelling event

On Sunday, the Women's Club will celebrate Women's History Month with "Political Awakening and Right to Vote."

The storytelling event, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, will feature a mix of professional storytellers, elected officials and local participation.


Light refreshments will be served. The club is at 31 S. Prospect St. The event will begin at 1 pm.

Tickets are available in advance for $8 or at the door for $12.

To register, contact Barbara Rice at 301-797-0923 or e-mail at, or Fanny Crawford at 301-730-1638 or e-mail at

Senior center calendar

Friday — "Walk Away the Pounds," 9 to 10 a.m.;  cards/dominoes, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.;  strength training, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; chair yoga, 1 to 2 p.m.

Monday, March 14 — Line dancing, 10 to11 a.m.; cards/dominoes,10 a.m. to 2:30 pm; "Walk Away the Pounds," 11 a.m. to noon; strength training, 1 to 2 p.m.

Tuesday, March 15 — "A Matter of Balance," 9:30 to11:30 a.m.; "Walk Your Belly Flat," 10 to 11 a.m.; computer instruction, 10 a.m. to noon; cards/dominoes, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Spanish conversation, 11 a.m. to noon; "Walk Your Belly Flat," 1 to 2 p.m .

Wednesday, March 16 — Line dancing, 10 to 11 a.m.; painting class (fees apply), 10  a.m. to noon; group piano (fees apply), 10 a.m. to noon; cards/dominoes, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; "Walk Away the Pounds," 11 a.m. to noon; bead class (fees apply) 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; chair yoga. 1 to 2 p.m.

Thursday, March 17 — Gym closes at 11 a.m.; "A Matter of Balance." 9:30 to11:30 a.m.; step aerobics, 10 to 11 a.m.; computer instruction, 10 a.m. to noon; cards/dominoes, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; "Walk Your Belly Flat," 1 to 2 p.m.

 The senior center is at 626 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown. It is open to all senior citizens age 55 and older. For more information, call Kathy Fisher or Linda Rojahn at 301-671-2368.

Habitat dinner and auction

Habitat for Humanity's 18th annual dinner and auction will be Saturday, April 2, starting at 5 p.m. at Hagerstown Community College's ARCC.

This years event will be featured as "Habitat Celebrates The Age of Aquarius." Organizers are encouraging those who attend to put on tie-die shirts and bell-bottoms to get ready for a flash back to the hippie days, as the event is casual dress.

Tickets cost $45.

The deadline for reservations is March 19.

There will be a buffet dinner, live and silent auctions, raffles, games and other activities.

No tickets will be sold at the door.

For tickets, call 301-791-9009 or go to

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