Harvest Hoedown planned Saturday

September 28, 2011|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport

Harvest Hoedown will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Byron Memorial Park. The event, sponsored by the Williamsport Ministerium, includes children’s games, pumpkin painting, live music, food and other activities.

Proceeds benefit the Williamsport Food Bank. Canned-food donations will be accepted.

Tournament of Bands scheduled for Oct. 8

The Williamsport High School Blue Band and the Williamsport Band Boosters will host a Tournament of Bands event Saturday, Oct. 8, at noon at the football field at the school.

Area bands will present their field shows and compete for highest score in sound, technical skill, precision of movement and visual presentation.

Tickets cost $6 for adults and $4 for students and seniors. Gold Cards will be honored.

The concession stand will be open and there will also be a retail row, selling programs and air-, candy-, and flower-grams, to support the band students.

For more information, contact Missy DeHaven at 301-667-9660 or send an email to

WHS Class of 1953

The Williamsport High School Class of 1953 plans to hold its 58-year reunion at noon Saturday, Oct. 8, at Western Sizzlin’ Steak House, 17567 York Road.

All classmates are invited to attend.

WES to hold phone book drive

The Williamsport Elementary School Green School Committee is asking residents to save their old phone books for the recycling drive in the spring.

Individuals who cannot store their phone books until then may drop them off at the school between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. weekdays.

For more information, call Heidi Strite at 301-766-8415 or send an email to

Kids Club to meet at church Saturday

On the first Saturday of each month, Williamsport UMC, at 25 E. Church St., holds its Kids Club from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The ministry is for those in grades one to five. The goal is to meet new friends, have fun and learn about God’s love. All children are welcome.

On Sunday, Oct 9, from 2 to 5 p.m., the church will give haircuts in the fellowship hall.

The haircuts are free, but donations will go to benefit children’s ministries.

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