Boonsboro High Band holiday concert

December 20, 2011|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

The Boonsboro High School Band will present a holiday concert tonight in the auditorium at the school at 7 p.m. The event will include seasonal music and light refreshments after the show. 

Admission is by donation to the Band Boosters.

‘Miracle at the Manger’

Mount Nebo Christian Preschool will present  “Miracle at the Manger,” a musical play performed by students ages 2 to 13.   

The play will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Boonsboro High School auditorium. The public is welcome to attend. A free will offering will be taken.

Boot camp

Lee Daugherty, a CrossFit Level 1 trainer, will host a Boot Camp 5K or 1.5 Mile challenge at 8 a.m. on Christmas Eve at the gym at 69 S. Main St. The cost is $10, and all entry fees go to Church Nursery Inc., a nonprofit preschool in Hagerstown.  Information and registration can be found at, or folks can register the morning of the event.   

For more information, call 301-491-3723.

Mount Nebo Christmas Eve services

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church will hold two Christmas Eve services. The 7 p.m. family service will include contemporary music from Promised Land, along with dramatic monologues.  

The candlelight service will begin at 10:30 p.m. with various musical selections, followed by the traditional service featuring the adult choir, Christmas carol communion setting and candle-lighting.  

Christmas Day service will be at 10:30 a.m. and will include lessons and carols. Mount Nebo is at 134 S. Main St. in Boonsboro.

For more information, call 301-432-8741.  

Christmas Eve service at Trinity

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church invites the public to its Christmas Eve service beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday.  The service is a traditional worship service that prepares hearts for Christmas. On Christmas Day, come at 10 a.m. to enjoy coffee, conversation and Christmas cookies prior to a casual telling of the Christmas story at 11 a.m.  

Trinity is still meeting in its social room as the church continues to recover from a fire in its sanctuary.

Boonsboro High Class of 1977

The BHS Class of 1977 is having a Christmas dinner to celebrate the holiday. The dinner will be Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at Longhorn Steakhouse (at Premium Outlets). It will include a meal and gift exchange with gifts valued at $10.

RSVP to Terri Hollingshead 301-491-2024 or 301-416-2373.


Zumba fitness classes will be offered at St. Mark’s Parish Hall, Lappans Road, Boonsboro.

The 13-week session begins in January.

For more information, call Anita Bender at 301-393-0884.

Tobacco-free program

The Washington County Health Department will offer a Tobacco Free for Life Program at the Boonsboro Library beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3, and running for four weeks. The program will be from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Call 240-313-3360 to register.  Free nicotine patches will be available to Washington County residents while supplies last.

Exercise class

The Washington County Recreation Department will offer a low-impact fitness classes, starting in January in Boonsboro at the Fire Hall on St. Paul Street.  Certified instructor Beth Shifler teaches the low-impact aerobics class and adds muscle toning and stretching,   

For more information, call 240-313-2805 or go to


Yearbook sale

Boonsboro High School Yearbook Club will hold the the first sale for yearbooks from Jan. 3 to 27. The books will be available for order at the lowest cost during these dates (starting at $69).

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