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Breakfast in the park

March 30, 2011|Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock

HANCOCK — April is knocking on our door, and the Hancock Lions are sponsoring the season’s first Breakfast in the Park Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. The hot, cooked breakfast is served at the Lions’ Pavillion in Widmeyer Park.

All funds help the Lions help others in our community.


Line dancing

Come and work off those breakfast calories on Saturday evening at the evening line dance, country/western couples and round dance lessons, taught by Steve Silver, from 6:30 to 9:45 p.m. at the Community Center.

Tickets cost $8 per person or two for $15. Those ages 9 to 14 dance free with a paying adult. It will cost $6 for those ages 15 to 19. For more information, call 301-331-3616.   


Rotary dinner

On Tuesday, April 5, the local Rotary Club will hold its annual fundraising dinner, auction and drawing at the Hancock American Legion, beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $40 per couple.  

For tickets, call Dan Murphy at 301-678-6635.


Lenten presentation

On Wednesday, April 6, the Adult Choir at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, under the  direction of J. Gwynne Cavey, will offer a special Lenten musical presentation titled “Meditation on the Passion of Christ.”  

The service includes some inspiring sacred music of the season and is a great prelude to Easter. Music from St. Thomas’ historic Moller pipe organ will be featured. The service begins at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public. A Lenten supper precedes at 6:30 p.m.


Lionesses to host social

Coming up Sunday, April 10, the Hancock Lionesses will host a membership social in the Upper Room of the Hancock United Methodist Church. Drop by anytime from 2 to 4 p.m.  

Volunteerism is a way to give back to the community. If you have been considering doing volunteer work, plan to attend the open house. Light refreshments will be served in a casual atmosphere.


Dinner and show

Put this one on your calendar: Friday, April 15, the Hancock Arts Council Fundraiser Dinner and Show, “Evening in Hancock” at the Park-n-Dine Restaurant.

Dinner will be at 6 p.m. with the show is at 7 p.m. For tickets, contact Sinclair Hamilton at 301-678-5719.


Duck race

Hancock In Motion is selling “Duck Tickets” for the Duck Race set for June 25.  

All tickets purchased last year are still good (since the lack of rain canceled the 2010 Duck Race).

Members of the Hancock Volunteer Fire Co. will participate in this year’s effort. Tickets have been ordered and will be available shortly.

There are three cash prizes and 17 other prizes.

The cost is $5 per duck or five for $20.

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