Rohrersville Ruritan to hold dinner, festival

January 20, 2012|Harry Nogle | Around Sharpsburg & Keedysville

The Rohrersville Ruritan will hold an oyster, ham and turkey dinner Saturday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Ruritan community building on Rohrersville Schoolhouse Road.

Tickets cost $15 for adults and $7.50 for children.

The building is handicapped accessible.

Carry-out will be available, but bring containers.

Also, remember to mark your calendars for this year’s strawberry festival to be held June 9 and 10. Yard sale and craft vendor spaces are available.

Antique, farm, car or any type of displays are also being registered.

For more information, call J.R. at 240-818-1038 or send an email to

The Ruritan Club is also looking for new members.

If you’re interested in helping your community, contact J.R.

Sharpsburg festival committee to meet

The Sharpsburg Heritage Festival committee will host an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Town Hall on Main Street in Sharpsburg. 

Members will discuss plans for the 2012 festival and entertain suggestions or comments. 

Interested persons can meet the committee members and sign up as a new member or vendor for the festival.

 For more information, call Meredith at 301-991-0265.

Little League to hold rules clinic

Maryland District 1 Little League will conduct a free rules and umpire training clinic every Tuesday in February from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ on Leitersburg Pike.

There have been several significant rule changes this year.

Baseball and softball managers, coaches and umpires or interested parents are encouraged to attend the sessions.

For more information, call Denny Hockensmith at 301-416-2841 or Dave Grams at 301-791-1687.

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