Boy Scout Troop 108 plans spaghetti dinner
Boy Scout Troop 108 will hold a spaghetti dinner Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Ringgold Ruritan Building on Windy Haven Road in Smithsburg.
Tickets cost $7 for adults, $4 for those ages 6 to 12 and are free for those younger than 6.
The menu includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, roll, drink and desserts. There will also be a bake sale and carryout will be available.
Food drive continues
Allegany Dental Care is helping Boy Scout Troop 66 at First Christian Church in Hagerstown with its "Scouting for Food" drive.
Food donations will go to the Parent Child Center in Hagerstown.
Residents can drop off nonperishable food items at one of Allegany's three offices: 19418 Leitersburg Pike, 22109 Jefferson Blvd., or 17719 Virginia Ave. The offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Items will be accepted until Nov. 4.
Cascade Elementary named its Good Citizens of the Month of September. The students were honored Sept. 15 during lunch for displaying the character trait of caring.
- Kindergarten — Emmaleah Ellis and Brooke O'Neal
- Grade 1 — Lakin Bassler and Collin Pennington
- Grade 2 — Evan Martin and Aaron Timmons
- Grade 3 — Carrie Krietz and Jacob Shifler
- Grade 4 — Sean Naylor and Justin Shifler
- Grade 5 — Zachary Rowe and Elizabeth Watkins.
The first Scholastic book fair of the school year will start today and run through Nov. 4.
Area captain visits Smithsburg TOPS chapter
Area Captain Parilee Barber was the guest speaker at the Smithsburg TOPS, or Take Off Pounds Sensibly, Chapter 0462 meeting last week.
Barber gave a presentation on "Smart Foods." She said the darker the food, the better it is for you.
She said darker foods are loaded with lots of vitamins.
The chapter also welcome two visitors, Bob and Linda, who plan to join this week.
Ola was the thinner winner with a 2-pound loss for the week. Sue and Dale were both back on track with 1-pound losses.
The chapter meets Thursdays at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 51 S. Main St. in Smithsburg. Weigh-in starts at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 6 p.m.
For more information, call Ola at 301-824-7650 or John at 717-749-3023, or go to www.tops.org.
The Robinwood Players Theater Club at Hagerstown Community College will perform An Evening of One-Acts Dessert Theater on Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 each night in the Valley Eatery on HCC's main campus.
One-act plays to be performed include "No Exit" by Jean Paul Sartre, "Antic Spring" by Robert Nail, and "Café Murder" by Nathan Hartswick. Guest director and HCC theater technician Jason Buhrman of Williamsport will direct "No Exit;" HCC student Loraine Viar of Hagerstown will direct "Antic Spring;" and HCC student Timothy Barr of Smithsburg will direct "Café Murder."
The event is open to the public. Admission costs $16. HCC faculty and staff can attend for $12 and HCC students can attend for $8. Attendees must be age 16 or older. Tickets are by reservation only. To reserve a seat, call 240-500-2225.
The event will serve as a fundraiser to help raise funds for a special drama and arts sculpture to be placed in front of the renovated Kepler Theater when it reopens in January. For more information, send an email to Robin Shaner to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Smithsburg senior site
Calendar for the week:
Today — "What we Eat in America," 10 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 28 — American Cancer Society with Cathy Thomas, 10 a.m.; birthday Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 31 — Halloween trivia and word search, 10 a.m.