Thanksgiving dinner planned at church

November 15, 2011|Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood

A community Thanksgiving dinner will be Thursday, Nov. 24, from noon to 2 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church in Chewsville.  
It is a free dinner offered to the community and all are welcome.
For more information, call 301-733-8387 or go to

Spaghetti dinner
Cavetown United Church of Christ will hold a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m.
The menu includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, drink and dessert.
The meal costs $7 for adults, $5 for those ages 6 to 12 and is free for those 5 and younger.
The church is on Cavetown Church Road in Cavetown.
For more information, call Kendra at 301-714-0189.

Senior site
Smithsbug senior site calendar:  
• Today — “What Fruits and Vegetables are Available in the Fall?”, 10 a.m.  
• Friday — Birthday luncheon, 11:30 a.m.
• Monday, Nov. 21 — Thanksgiving trivia and word search, 10 a.m.
• Tuesday, Nov. 22 — Site open. Thanksgiving dinner; two-day advance notice required

Cascade Elementary
Third-graders in Mrs. Vaughn’s and Mrs. Doucette’s classes are using the Houghton Mifflin theme in reading.
In math, the classes are working on place value, money, time and writing algebraic expressions and equations.
The science/social studies classes have been broken into two parts. One class completed the unit on sound. The other class learned about communities and map skills
The classes took a field trip to Crystal Grottoes and Beaver Creek School Museum.

Smithsburg Middle
The Smithsburg Middle School PTSA will hold a Schwan’s fundraiser just in time for the holidays.
To support the school:
• Order online at; enter campaign ID 37329 and pick up the order Friday, Nov. 18, at the school between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m.
• Already a Schwan’s customer? Just order gift cards, use campaign ID 37329 when ordering and it mails the gift cards to you. You can redeem them on your next regular delivery.
• Do you have friends and family out of town? Do they have Schwan’s in their area? If so, they can order gift cards, use campaign ID 37329, and Schwan’s will mail the gift cards to them for redemption in their area.
• Stop by Smithsburg Middle School on Nov. 18 between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. to shop on site from Schwan’s.
For more information, contact Sheryl Ellis at

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