Travelogue series

February 05, 2012|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

The Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown will continue its travelogue series Wednesday, Feb. 15, presenting “LaManche/The English Channel” with host Monty Brown. 

The program will be held at the South Hagerstown High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m. 

Attendees will see the white cliffs of Dover to the coast of Normandy and on to the Emerald Coast of Brittany. English Channel travels highlight areas along the facing shores of England and France, and explore the historical link between the two countries. 

Single-admission tickets are sold at the door on show nights.

Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Proceeds help the club raise funds to support county charities.

For more information or tickets, call 301-739-1981.

Vera Bradley bingo

The Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown will host a Vera Bradley bingo Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Hagerstown Elks Lodge, 11063 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. 

Doors open at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at noon and bingo begins at 1 p.m. Tickets cost $25 in advance or $30 at the door, and include lunch.

Tickets include 20 games of bingo. Five cash games will be sold separately. Cash King Tuts, tip jars, raffles, door prizes, 50-50 and loser prizes will also be available. 

For tickets, call 301-790-1462 (Gaye McGovern Insurance Agency), or mail checks to Gaye McGovern Insurance, 11373 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742. 

Everyone must have a paid ticket to enter. It is a nonsmoking event.

Proceeds benefit youth programs in the county.

Discovery Station

Garret Singer will present “Brain Teasers” Saturday at 2 p.m. at Discovery Station in downtown Hagerstown. 

Basket bingo

E. Russell Hicks Middle School’s Band Boosters will hold a basket bingo Sunday, Feb. 19, at Hagerstown Elks Lodge 378 on Robinwood Drive.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m., lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. and bingo begins at 1:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 per person. There will be 25 games and all winning baskets will be filled. There will also be King Tut baskets to be raffled, door prizes and tip jars.

Participants must be 18 or older to be admitted.

Spring bargain sale

The Women’s Club will hold its spring bargain sale Friday, March 2,  from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday, March 3, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Household items, clothing, jewelry and collectibles will be sold.

The club is at 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown.

For more information, call 301-739-0870.

Lions Club

Tuesday — Jason Malott, register of wills for Washington County, will talk about the operation and responsibilities of his office in the administration of wills and estates, inheritance and probate matters.

Thanks to all 60 Lions who sold tickets for Pancake Day on Nov. 5.

The top five sales leaders were Bernie Lesky (172), Andy Hoffman (154), Roger Abraham (122), Jim Fritsch (104) and Bob Rankin (80).

Sharpsburg Little League to hold registration

Sharpsburg Little League will hold baseball and girls softball sign-ups at Sharpsburg Bible Church, South Potomac and West Antietam streets in Sharpsburg.

Registration dates and times:

Thursday and Friday, Feb. 9, and 10, 6 to 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 18, noon to 4 p.m.

All players should bring a birth certificate and three proofs of residency dated May 2011 to Feb. 1.

Sharpsburg Little League will add Junior League Girls Softball for girls ages 13 and 14 with a 1997 and 1998 birth year.

To register, go to and copy all registration forms.

For more information call G.E. Ingram at 240-675-8140.

Little League rules clinic starts Tuesday

Starting Tuesday, Feb. 7, Maryland District 1 Little League will conduct a rules and umpire clinic each Tuesday in February from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Church of God on Leitersburg Pike.

If you are a baseball/softball manager, coach, umpire or interested parent, it is recommended that you attend the sessions because there are rule changes this year.

The clinic is free to Little League volunteers.

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

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