Sports card event planned at mall

June 08, 2011|Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway

A sports card and sports memorabilia show will be held this weekend at Valley Mall.  

 Many sports enthusiasts will be on hand with sports cards, memorabilia and other items from Friday through Sunday.

Electric vehicles to race

The annual Power of D.C. Electric Vehicle racing event will be held at Valley Mall Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drivers will maneuver their electric vehicles on an autocross course, navigating around traffic cones and vying for best times. The electric car course will be in the mall parking lot behind Macy's department store.

Nick Adenhart run

The Nick Adenhart 5K Run and Walk takes place Saturday, beginning at 7 a.m. with registration at Pavilion 3 in Byron Memorial Park (enter from Springfield Lane.)

The Kids Rookie 1K Race begins at 8:30 a.m. The registration fee costs $10. The 5K race begins at 9 a.m. with a registration fee of $25.

For registration forms, go to For more information, call Mike Shifler at 301-714-1121.

All proceeds benefit the Nick Adenhart Foundation and the Hagerstown Fairgrounds Softball Association.

Eyeglasses sought

 Sears Optical, a sponsor of OneSight, an organization dedicated to helping improve eyesight worldwide, will accept donations of used eyeglasses at its Valley Mall location on Sunday. Sears Optical will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. to accept donations. Donation boxes will be available. Receipts will also be available for tax purposes. For additional information, go to

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