Samples Manor Church plans sunrise service

April 22, 2011|Harry Nogle | Around Sharpsburg & Keedysville

Samples Manor Church of God near Dargan will hold a sunrise service Easter Sunday at 6:45 a.m. Coffee and doughnuts will be served after the service at Potomac Valley Fire Department in Dargan.

South County Food bank to receive donations

Donations at the Sharpsburg Area Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service at Antietam National Battlefield will go to the South County Food Bank.

Gardeners to hold plant sale April 30

The Washington County Master Gardeners will hold a plant sale Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Ag Center at 7303 Sharpsburg Pike in Boonsboro.

The sale will feature hundreds of plants grown by Master Gardeners; new and used gardening books, tools and gifts; salad boxes; and tours of the vegetable garden and rain garden. For more information, call 301-791-1604.  


Zumba to be offered at Rockland Woods

The Washington County Recreation Department will offer Zumba classes at Rockland Woods Elementary School. The exercise class is taught by instructor Liz Martz.  Classes will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15 to 6 p.m. starting May 16 and ending Aug. 10.

The class costs $40 for county resident and $50 for noncounty residents. The class costs $32 for those 55 and older. For more information, call 240-313-2805 or go to Select recreation; select programs; select spring/summer program bro chure.

Historical society to participate in Ramble

Sharpsburg Historical Society will participate in the Washington County Museum Ramble on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the headquarters in Town Hall. Volunteers are needed for the event.
For more information, call 301-992-9767.

Lions Club plans Friendship Night

The Sharpsburg Lions will hold Friendship Night on Thursday, May 5.

Lions Clubs International is an organization that encourages service-minded men and women to serve their community without personal financial reward. Call Roger and Aldeth Moore at 240-469-4674 or Rodger and Shelva Jean Lohman at 301-432-5150 to make a reservation. A free meal will be provided.

Citizens group to meet April 27

Citizens for the Preservation of Pleasant Valley will hold a general meeting Wednesday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Rohrersville Ruritan Schoolhouse on Rohrersville Schoolhouse Road. The State Highway Administration will discuss the proposed portable variable message sign and dynamic message sign on U.S. 340.

Refreshments will be served.

Be Well to hold Wellness Fair April 30

Be Well Tri-State will hold a free Wellness Fair on Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the stalls at Fairgrounds Park, 521 N. Cannon Ave., Hagerstown.
The event will include entertainment, food, crafts and vendors.
It will offer information about holistic health and wellness resources in the Tri-State area.  
On-site massage, Reiki and yoga will be available. Acupuncturists, therapists, chiropractors and fitness professionals will be on hand. The event will be held rain or shine.

Food bank to relocate for one day only Saturday

For one day only Saturday, the South Washington County Food Pantry will operate at First Christian Church on Saint Paul Street in Boonsboro from 9 a.m. to noon.

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