Community Thanksgiving dinner planned Thursday

November 22, 2011|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

Boonsboro Bible Church will host a community Thanksgiving dinner Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. The dinner is free and open to the public.

The church is at 6741 Old National Pike.  

For more information, call 240-818-8469.

Father Leo to speak

On Friday, Dec. 2, the Rev. Leo Patalinghug will speak at 6 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Boonsboro.

Father Leo is a priest for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, professor of pastoral theology at Mount St. Mary’s University and Seminary, an internationally known conference speaker, popular TV and radio personality and creator and host of the movement, “Grace Before Meals,” which inspires and strengthens family relationships around the dinner table.

Father Leo has appeared on PBS, ABC, CBS and “The Food Network,” where he defeated a world-famous chef in a surprise cooking competition titled “Throw Down with Bobby Flay.”

Tickets cost $5 per person or $10 per family and are available by contacting Mary Ann DePasquale at 301-432-7201 or by email at mde

A potluck dinner will follow the talk.


The Boonsboro High School yearbook staff has a number of copies of the 2010-11 yearbook available for sale.

The yearbooks cost $70 each.

They can be purchased from Mrs. Dyer before or after school.   

Library events

During the upcoming holiday bustle, be sure to take some quiet time at the library. Weekly programs are as follows:

  • Preschool Story Time (ages 3 and older) Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.; upcoming dates are Wednesday, and Wednesdays, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28.  
  • Lap-Sit (18 months and younger) is Fridays at 11 a.m. on Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.
  • Story time for all ages is at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Saturdays Dec. 3, 10, 17 and 31.
  • Rug hooking in the community room is from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Dec. 3
  • Book Share meets the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. in the community room. Please bring a current favorite to share at the next meeting, Dec. 15.

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