The next meeting of Elizabethtown East Neighborhoods 1st will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at The Gourmet Goat, 41 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown.
Nonalcoholic beverages and light refreshments will be provided.
As usual, if you cannot make the evening meeting, the group will meet at the restaurant at 10 a.m. on the same day for coffee.
Hagerstown Lions Club plans anniversary party
On Saturday, the Hagerstown Lions Club will hold its 89th Charter Night celebrating the club’s anniversary since its founding in 1923.
The event begins with a social hour at 6 p.m. at the Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., in downtown Hagerstown. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m., followed by a brief ceremony and the evening’s entertainment by Helen Rice with her comedic impressions of Minnie Pearl.
All members have received an invitation. Many have yet to respond. Although the deadline for reservations was April 26, contact Lion Bobby Brown or Lion Maria Johns if you are late getting yours in and they might be able to accommodate you. Tickets cost $20 per person.
Hagerstown Lioness Club
The Hagerstown Lioness Club will hold its regular meeting Thursday at the Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center in downtown Hagerstown.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Katie Hoover, marketing director from Star Equestrian Center. All members are asked to wear a hat to the meeting.
Vera Bradley bingo to benefit nursery school
A Vera Bradley basket bingo will be held Sunday, May 15, at the Elks Lodge at 11063 Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown.
The event will benefit Hagerstown Day Nursery, a nonprofit child- development program serving those ages 2 to 5.
Doors open at 11:30 a.m., a meal will be served at 12:15 p.m. and bingo will start at 1 p.m.
Tickets cost $25 for 25 games. The meal is included in the ticket price. Tickets will cost $30 at the door.
For tickets, call 301-739-5339 or 301-223-6376.
On Thursday, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts laid the last brick in the new courtyard atrium.
The atrium will enclose 3,000 square feet of space for the museum and will enable the reopening of the original west doors to the 1930 Hyde and Shepherd building.
It will provide space for public events, art classes, workshops and festivals, special events and other museum activities.
The atrium will also be available for private functions during hours when the museum is closed to the public.
A ribbon cutting for the atrium is scheduled for Sunday, June 12, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. with a public open house, refreshments, a short program, and cutting of a cake that will be shaped in the form of the museum, with the new atrium.
For more information, contact Donna Rastelli at 301-739-5727 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barbecue bingo planned at fire hall
Western Enterprise Fire Co. will hold a barbecue bingo Sunday, May 22.
Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and bingo begins at 2 p.m.
Tickets cost $20. There will be more than 25 cases of meat, such as hamburgers, hot dogs, ribs, chicken, pork chops and steaks as prizes. There will also be tip jars and raffles.
No one younger than 16 will be admitted and you must be 18 to play tip jars.
For tickets, call Mike Kline at 240-675-3364 or Annette Semler at 301-992-6151.
Church to hold yard sale May 21
Saint James Brethren Church will hold a yard sale Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Rental tables cost $15 in the parking lot and $20 under the pavilion.
The church is off Md. 68.
For more information, call 301-582-3343.
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