Lions plan busy month
January will be busy for members of the Williamsport Lions Club.
At Thursday’s meeting, District Gov. Steve Finger will make his annual visit.
The meeting planned for Thursday, Jan. 26, will be the annual “Friendship Night.” This will be a specially designed meeting for those interested in knowing what the Lions Club does and how to become a member, to help those in need in the Williamsport community.
For more information, call Randy Taylor at 240-520-8985.
PRAY and Monkey Joe’s plan event Sunday, Jan. 29
PRAY, or Providing Relief for Autistic Youth Inc., and Monkey Joe’s announce an evening of fun on Sunday, Jan. 29, from 6:15 to 8 p.m. at 1113 Maryland Ave. in Hagerstown.
The event is open to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their siblings, ages 12 and younger.
Tickets cost $5 in advance or $8 per child at the door.
Advance payment is due by Jan. 14. Mail check to PRAY in Western MD, c/o Monkey Joe’s Event, P.O. Box 275, Williamsport, MD 21795-0275. Include your email address to receive the tickets.
For more information, call 240-310-9112 or send an e-mail to info@prayin westernmd.org.
Town Hall selling items
The 2011 Williamsport keepsake collectible ornament depicting Town Hall, third in a series created by glass artist Yemi, can still be purchased at Town Hall during regular business hours. The ornament costs $20.
A few ornaments from 2009 featuring the aqueduct and 2010 featuring Springfield Farm Barn, are also available.
Douglas, “the Donkey who wanted to be a Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Mule,” can be purchased at Desert Rose Café on the corner of Conococheague and Potomac streets, and at Town Hall. The cost is $10 for the stuffed animal.
“Bring Back the Rat” T-shirts are available at Town Hall. They cost $12. If your size is not in stock, ask to be added to the reorder list.
Have news to share?
If you have news of events, activities or announcements for Williamsport and the surrounding area, contact Paula Green Shupp at 301-302-3878 or send an email to p.shupp@my actv.net.