Church plans dramatic presentation

March 30, 2011|Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway

A dramatic presentation of “His Story” will be performed at Virginia Avenue Church of God, 17306 Virginia Ave.
Presentations will be performed Saturday, April 9, Sunday, April 10, Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16, with all presentations beginning at 7 p.m.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. A nursery will be provided. Good will offerings will be accepted.
For more information, call 301-582-2243 or go to

Musical performance
Virginia Avenue Baptist Church will host a gospel music performance Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m. The Jacobs Brothers, of Dillsburg, Pa., will perform a traditional ensemble of gospel music. For more information, contact Martha at 301-582-0873.

Note to parents of Washington County students, please be sure to note the following on your calendars:  Washington County Public Schools will be closed Friday for a professional learning day. Classes will resume Monday, April 4.

Hager House to open
The opening day of the Hager House is set for Thursday, April 7, beginning at 10 a.m. Regular house and historical tours will resume for the season. For more information, go to

Teen Poetry Slam  
An Open Mic Night Teen Poetry Slam is scheduled at Valley Mall Friday, April 8, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Teens will get the chance to celebrate National Poetry Month by joining Washington County Free Library at the mall for the event. The Poetry Café next to Old Navy will feature refreshments, entertainment, door prizes, and poetry readings written by local teens. Bring your original work or just perform your favorite poem or song.

Basket bingo   
Antietam Fire Co. will host a basket bingo Sunday, April 10.  The cost is $20 and tickets can be reserved by contacting Annette in advance at 301-992-6151.  The baskets will be filled with prizes,. There will also be raffles and tip jars. The kitchen will be open. The event will be held at Western Enterprise Fire Department, 526 Washington Ave. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 1:30 p.m.

Happy belated birthday  
Our son, Bryce, celebrated his special day Wednesday. Bryce turned 15 and was then off to Orlando, Fla., for his spring band trip. So grateful to have such a smart, witty, caring and handsome young man who is my son. Thank you for just being you, Bryce. We love you so very much, from Mom, Dad and Ty.

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