CSHS Class of 1957

September 05, 2011|Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring

The Clear Spring High School Class of 1957 will hold its annual class reunion Sunday at noon at the Clear Spring American Legion Auxillary building.

All class members and spouses are encouraged to attend to share their lives and memories with their fellow classmates.

Lunch will be served, and other activities are planned.

The reunion committee encourages classmates to make reservations by contacting Pat Hull at 301-842-2940 or Frank Carpenter at 301-252-5800.

Potpie dinner

Park Head Church in Big Pool will hold a slippery chicken potpie dinner Saturday at Parkhead Fellowship Hall behind Parkhead Church from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost is by donation. Proceeds will benefit the Fellowship Hall.

CSHS Class of 1978

The Clear Spring High School Class of 1978 will meet for lunch at noon Saturday at Plumb Grove. Classmates are asked to bring a covered dish to share, their own place settings and drinks. There is no cost to attend. For information or to RSVP, contact Donna Spickler at 301-223-7841 or send an email to

Paintings on display

Clear Spring artist Cindy Downs will have four of her paintings displayed at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts as part of "The Wyeth Family of Artists" show.

Andrew Wyeth, his father N.C. Wyeth, and his son, Jamie Wyeth, make up part of the famous family of artists. Their works will be on display, along with 18 regional artists who were influenced by the realistic style of the Wyeths.

Cindy's brother, Kent Roberts, will have paintings in the show. Works by their father, the late Clyde Roberts, also will be featured. The opening is Saturday, and the show will continue through Jan. 15.

Other local artists in the show are Al Brule, James Dean, Mac Fisher, Pam Gaver, Norm Grahl, Dave Hellane, Ben Jones, Al Lavine, Mark Twain Noe, Tom Renner, Harry Richardson, Lester Stone, Bob Wantz, Lee Weaver and Lovell Witt.

The museum is in Hagerstown's City Park. Admission is free.

Ruritan breakfast

Wilson Ruritan will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday. It will start at 6:30 a.m. at the Wilson Ruritan Club, west of Huyetts Crossroads on U.S. 40.

The menu includes pancakes with one serving of puddin' or sausage or sausage gravy, coffee and orange juice.

The meal costs $4.50.

The club's first butchering event of the season will be Saturday, Oct. 8.

Library meeting

Friends of Washington County Free Library will hold its September meeting Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Leonard P. Snyder Branch in Clear Spring. The meeting will be in the community room.

Carol Appenzellar will speak about newspaper indexing. The library indexing project covers Hagerstown newspapers from 1790 through 1849 and 1860 through 1865. The group is holding its meeting at a branch library to increase awareness in the community of what the organization does for the central library and all of the branches. Periodically, the meetings take place at various branches. A member from the branch library will share the library's programs and upcoming events.

The meeting is open to all library patrons and residents of the Clear Spring area and Washington County.  

Fire company open house

Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co. will hold an open house to celebrate its 75th anniversary.

The event will take place Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the fire company.

The firefighters will be remembering the firefighters and the events of 9/11. The event will include a chicken barbecue (eat in or carry out). The meal costs $7.75. There will also be a sandwich/bake sale/soda stand.

At 2 p.m., there will be a remembrance ceremony that will include speakers, music and honor guard.

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