AAUW Used Book Sale

April 06, 2011|Jess West | Around West Hagerstown

The 44th annual AAUW Used Book Sale will be April 14, 15, 16. This year the event takes place at a new location at the ARC of Washington County building, 1000 Florida Ave., Hagerstown.

Sale hours on Thursday and Friday are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

More than 25,000 books of all types are sorted into dozens of categories, including collectibles, old and rare, current and choice, plus CDs, DVDs, and tapes. Most hardbacks are priced $1 to $3, and small paperbacks cost 50 cents. There will be no bag sale this year.

Directions: From Interstate 70, take the Interstate 81 North exit, and from I-81 take Exit 7B (Salem Avenue). From Salem Avenue, turn onto Stratford. Go three blocks to Florida Avenue and follow AAUW signs.

The sale is sponsored by the Hagerstown Branch of the American Association of University Women. Proceeds provide scholarships for local students. For more information, call 301-733-2007.

Seniors to meet

The West End Senior Citizens Club will meet Thursday, April 14, at 10:30 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, at the corner of Winter in Church streets. This month's meeting will focus on "Fall Prevention," with a presentation from Washington County Senior Citizens Club.

As always, bring a packed lunch as no meal will be provided.

Canine Game Night

Peaceable Paws will host a Canine Game Night Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. This month's game night will feature the following games: treat toss, musical downs, and bobbing for hot dogs.

All dog- and human-friendly dogs are welcome to participate. No shock, prong or choke collars are allowed. Peaceable Paws is at 17816 Spielman Road in Fairplay. No registration is required.

For more information, call 301-582-9420 or go to

Antietam Bible College

Antietam Bible College, Biblical Seminary and Graduate School, at 15 High St. in Hagerstown, is holding registration for the summer session, which begins June 6, and the fall semester, which begins Aug. 15.

To register, go to or call the college office at 301-797-0988.

Group visits gallery

Recently, Camp Journey Youth Respite Program from the Frederick, Md., area visited Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc. in Hagerstown.

The children participated in a free acrylic painting class.

Camp Journey is nonprofit facility for children across the state of Maryland, ages 11 to 18, with mental illness and/or emotional disturbances.

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