Samples Manor Church to hold memorial sing

September 29, 2011|Harry Nogle | Around Sharpsburg & Keedysville

Samples Manor Church to hold memorial sing  

Samples Manor Church of God, at 2128 Harpers Ferry Road near Dargan, will hold the Jean Hanes Memorial Sing Saturday, Oct. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the church.  

Pastor Kenny Johnson will play and sing, along with the Knight Family, "Patches" Wilson, Richard and Mary Fox, and Dennis McKinney. Admission, food and drinks are free. Door prizes will be presented.    

French to speak at Sharpsburg Library

Author Steve French will speak on "Belle Boyd-Myth and Reality" Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Sharpsburg Town Hall. Martinsburg's Belle Boyd was the Confederacy's most famous spy, a best-selling author, an accomplished actress and a fascinating lecturer.  

The talk will focus on some of the high and low points in Belle's remarkable life.  

 French is the author of "Imboden's Brigade in the Gettysburg Campaign" and the editor of "Four Years Along the Tilhance," a Civil War diary.  

For more information, call 301-432-8825.

Fire company to hold breakfast  

Potomac Valley Fire Co. in Dargan will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast Saturday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the fire hall. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, coffee, orange juice and milk. Tickets cost $5 per person. Those younger than 12 will be admitted free.

Lions to honor district governor  

The Sharpsburg Lions will honor District Gov. Stephen Finger and first lady Debra at the district social to be held at the Hagerstown Hotel and Convention Center Saturday, Oct. 8.  

The Lions will also attend a pie call at Reeders Memorial Home Oct. 4, followed by a Fahrney-Keedy Sing-a-long Oct. 13.  

The Lions will assist with eye screening at Fountain Rock Elementary School (Oct. 18) and Boonsboro Elementary (Oct. 24).  

The Lions will hold regular meetings in their Den Oct. 6 and 20.  

The club meets the first and third Thursdays at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 209 W. Main St. in Sharpsburg.

Shepherd's Spring to hold Second Saturday event

 Shepherd's Spring, at 16869 Taylors Landing Road in Sharpsburg, will hold a Second Saturday "Heifer Global Village" event Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon. The free event will focus on Thailand and the work of Heifer International.

For more information, call 301-223-8193.

Horse council to present dressage horse show

The Washington County Horse Council will present a Dressage Horse Show Saturday, Oct. 15, at Washington County Agricultural Education Center on Sharpsburg Pike. A photographer and food service will be on site. Classes cost $12 each and the registration deadline is Oct. 10.

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