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Snowmen brought to life in Boonsboro

December 05, 2011|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

Snowmen brought to life in Boonsboro

Lots of homes sure are looking festive.

If you enjoy the holiday displays, don't miss the Flat Frosties adorning the streets in town, brought to you by the Boonsboro Town Council and various merchants and individuals around town.

It's fun to see the creative ways snowmen have been brought to life.

My favorites are the shepherd at the west end of town, and the crazy beautician with the hair dryer powered by Christmas lights.

Girl Scouts, Brownies fill shoeboxes with gifts

Girl Scout Daisy Troop 40124 and Brownie Troop 40169 of Boonsboro shared the holiday spirit by filling shoeboxes for Hearts of Love at Good Shepherd Ministries.

Dottie Stover, a member of Good Shepherd, coordinated the event.

The girls used money earned from last year's cookie sales to purchase and donate 100 bars of soap, 100 washcloths and additional supplies.

The girls hope to make it an annual event.

Christmas bazaar set for this weekend

St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Keedysville will hold its annual Christmas bazaar and bake sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday after services from 1 to 3 p.m.

Items available include ceramics, gift baskets, Christmas decorations, gifts, candy, baked goods, soups and sandwiches, and raffle items.

Spaghetti dinner to benefit family

Sharpsburg Little League will hold a spaghetti dinner Sunday, Dec. 11, at Pleasant Valley Fire Hall in Dargan with doors opening at 3 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit a local family who lost their father in a motorcycle accident last summer, leaving behind four children.

Tickets cost $8 for those ages 9 and older. Those 8 and younger pay by donation.

The menu includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti, salad, roll and drinks. A bake sale table will be available.

For more information, call Melanie Jansson at 301-988-7388 or Betty Burker at 301-733-8914.

Class of 1954 gathers for lunch

The Boonsboro High Class of 1954 meets for lunch every other month for an informal lunch and conversation.

The next luncheon will be Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Western Sizzlin' Steakhouse on York Road in Halfway.

No RSVP is necessary, just come out and catch up with old friends.

Potters to hold open house weekend

Blair Meerfeld and Allison Severance will hold a holiday open house and pottery sale Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Pottery at Searchwell at 18839 Manor Church Road in Boonsboro.

Celebrate family, food and home this holiday season with handcrafted pottery by local potters in a 19th century farm decked out for the holidays.

The candles and fires will be lit, and the showrooms full of new wood-fired salt glazed pottery from fall firings, all handcrafted and created for preparing and serving food or perfect for gift-giving.

Rohrersville Cornet Band to present concert Sunday

The Rohrersville Cornet Band will present a Christmas concert Sunday at 3 p.m. in the band hall (the red brick building across the street from the post office).

The concert, under the direction of Holly Feather, will present a program of marches, show tunes and traditional season's favorites, including a carol singalong.

The history of the band titled "And the Band Plays On," compiled by Richard Haynes, director emeritus, will be available for purchase at the concert. The concert is free, though donations are accepted. For more information, call 301-992-9767.

Beauty workshop

Renee Schuckman, a local Arbonne consultant, invites the public to a holiday glamour and gift event Friday at Vesta Restaurant in Boonsboro.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. and will include a beauty workshop.

Parking is on the street and behind the restaurant in designated areas Lots of gift ideas and refreshments will be on tap.

Share your news about events in area

Call 301-432-8615 (leave message) or send an email to kristyathome@hotmail.com.



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Girl Scout Daisy Troop 40124 and Brownie Troop 40169 of Boonsboro shared the holiday spirit by filling shoeboxes for Hearts of Love at Good Shepherd Ministries. Dottie Stover, a member of Good Shepherd, coordinated the event. Those shown with Stover include Sarah and Leah Peersen, Reagan and Rylie Cataldo, Lindsey Sparkman, Savanna Sherwood, Reagan Pheulpin, Norah Keller, Alli Jacobson, Rachael Gross, Gina Gabianelli and Leylani Destreza.

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