St. Paul’s to collect food
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Sharpsburg will collect food for the South County and Brownsville food banks in anticipation of families needing Thanksgiving meals. Food will be collected until Nov. 6.
Donors may drop off items to the church at 209 W. Main St. Sunday mornings between 9 and 11:30 a.m. before or after the service, bringing the food to the kitchen at the rear of the church.
Suggested food items include sweet potatoes, sauerkraut, canned gravy, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, stuffing mix, instant potatoes, canned fruit, Jell-O and dessert items.
For more information, call Ann Ashbaugh at 301-582-2287.
Hales to present ‘Songs Lincoln Loved’
Suzanne and Jim Hale will present “Songs Lincoln Loved,” a musical presentation at the Sharpsburg Library Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.
Suzanne and Jim will perform music that brought pleasure and consolation to one of America’s greatest men.
Seating is limited. To reserve a seat, call 301-432-8825.
Ruritan to hold fall fest Oct. 22
Rohrersville Ruritan will hold a fall fest Saturday, Oct. 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Rohrersville Ruritan Community Park. The event will include a garden tractor pull, costume contest for children and adults at 3 p.m., free hayrides and free children’s games.
Country ham sandwiches and chicken corn, vegetable, and bean soups will be sold. Donations will be accepted for the Alli Fund. Alli Pinieski is a 3-year-old who has been diagnosed with Burkitt’s lymphoma.
For more information, call J.R. Smith at 240-818-1038 or send an email to email@example.com.
Museum to present ‘Living History Day’
The Rural Heritage Museum will present a living history day Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike.
All buildings in the Village and Farmstead will be open, along with demonstrators in each so that visitors can experience rural life in Washington County during the early 1800s.
For more information, call 240-420-1714 or go to www.ruralheritagemuseum.org.
Turkey tasting planned Saturday
In partnership with Corner Oaks Farms, Washington County Technical High School’s Culinary Arts Program will prepare turkeys for tasting Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center.
RSVPs are required to attend the event. For more information, call Mike Drake at 240-675-5826 or 301-432-6976.
Legion to hold basket, money bingo
Clopper-Michael American Legion Post 10 will hold a basket and money bingo Saturday, Oct. 22.
Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo begins at 6. Tickets cost $20. The event will include alternating basket and cash games, 20 regular games and five specials. Food will be available.
Tickets will be available at the bar or by calling the Boonsboro Legion at 301-432-5625 or Rose Moats at 301-432-6103.
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