All-you-can-eat-oyster feed Sunday

March 21, 2011|Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring

The Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co. is having an all-you-can-eat oyster feed from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 27, at the Special Events Building.

The cost is $35 per person. For more information, call Charlie Mundey at 301-331-6483.

Class of 1981 reunion

The Clear Spring High School Class of 1981 will host its 30th class reunion at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at the Clear Spring Legion’s picnic pavilion.

If you are a classmate and have not received an invitation, or if you know the address of one of these classmates: Wayne Bell, Rhonda (Hutson) Cool, Tom Drury, Russell Evans, Janet (Smith) Johnson, Robert Johnson, Craig Lang, Jeff Racey, Lisa (Keefer) Reid, Deidre Richardson, Sharon Snodderly and Kenneth Socks, contact Dawn (Shirk) Weaver at 301-223-5451.

Appalachian Trail hiker

Alan Downs, 23, of Clear Spring, will hike the Appalachian Trail starting March 31 in Georgia. He plans to travel more than 2,000 miles and be in Maine in five to seven months.


If you would like to “follow along” with Alan, his journal is at

Essay contest winners

The Clear Spring American Legion Auxiliary held its annual essay contest with the theme, “How Can I Encourage My Friends to Show Pride in Being an American?”

The following students were this year’s winners: Elementary school level, first place, Jack Nicholas Vance; second place, Carson Poffenberger and Faith Boyer; and third place, Hannah Brady and Faith Baker.

High school level-winners are, first place, Renee Ermer, and second place, Victoria Gossard.

We congratulate the winners and thank each and every one for their participation.

Garden club meeting

Clear Spring Garden Club hold its monthly meeting  at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John’s UCC. It will have a pot-luck dinner before the meeting, so you might want to come a little early. Bring a covered dish to contribute to the buffet.

The theme of the meeting is make it/take it. Discover many ways to use a clay pot and have an opportunity to take home your own creation. For more information, call 301-842-3790.

Cabin Fever dinner

Women 4 Worship will hold a “Cabin Fever” dinner from 4 p.m. until sold out Saturday, at the Parkhead Fellowship Hall. The cost for the dinner is by donation.

You have a choice of a hot roast beef sandwich or hot turkey sandwich. Also available will be mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, applesauce, and beverage. There will also be a baked stand available.

Cemetery clean up

It’s time to clean up the cemetery at St. Paul’s on U.S. 40. If you have any deteriorated decorations, please remove them by April 2. The grounds crew will be cleaning up and throwing things away after that date.

Did you know?

Did you know a custom many “Clear Springers” participated in was called “Bellsnichol”? People would dress up in costumes and visit homes of friends on New Year’s Eve. Homemade goodies were passed out to visitors.

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