Family fun night planned Friday

February 27, 2012|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown
  • Cub Scout Pack 66 held its Pinewood Derby Feb. 11 at First Christian Church in Hagerstown. Shown are, front row, from left, Grayden Scibilia (first place), Carson Casey (fourth place), Ian Watts (most character), Andrew Neisser (third place), Aidan Soto and Jacob Gary. Middle row, Zach Eby (fifth place), George Sargent, Boden Reisinger, Ethan Caudo, Raeden Kershner, Charlie Kane (most patriotic), Max Gorman and Beau Meehan. Back row, Tyler Kenny, Cooper McChesney, Hayden Thompson (second place), Ryan Wiley (best pack design award), Dalton Mayhew (most Scoutworthy), Collin Abram (most realistic), Alex Gary and Ryan Angles.
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Paramount Brethren in Christ Church, at 19106 Longmeadow Road in Hagerstown, will hold Family Fun Night on Friday at 6:30 p.m. 

The event will include a variety of games for all ages, food and an opportunity to meet new people. 

The event is free and the public is welcome.

For more information, call 301-790-2492.

TOPS 0077

Losses for the week totaled 11 1/4 pounds for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077.

The best TOPS losers were Patsy Martin and Shirley Knode. The best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers were Mary Jo Kemper, Deloris Hays and Maida Law.

Joan Jones won the ha-ha prize. The no-no snack for the week is cake.

An auction was held using play money that members earned participating in chapter activities.

The chapter meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Weigh-in is from 7 to 9:15 a.m. The meeting is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 


For more information, call Patsy P. at 301-582-2292 or Patsy M. at 301-842-3615.

Haven Lutheran plans ‘Wednesdays in Lent’

Haven Lutheran Church will host “Wednesdays in Lent,” starting at 5:15 p.m.

Each week, a guest speaker will be on hand, followed by a soup and sandwich supper at 6 p.m. and worship at 7 p.m. At the conclusion of the events, there will be a Wednesday Lenten Service with the Holden Evening Prayer as the liturgy.

The following is the Lenten season schedule:

  • Wednesday — Guest speaker will talk about palliative care; followed by soup and sandwiches and worship.
  • March 7 — Guest speaker will talk about wound therapy; soup and sandwiches; worship.
  • March 14 — Guest speaker will talk about Parkinson’s disease; soup and sandwiches;  worship.
  • March 21 — Guest speaker will talk about diabetes; soup and sandwiches, worship.
  • March 28 — Guest speaker will talk about bowel disorders; soup and sandwiches; worship.

Everyone is invited to these evenings of information and worship.

If you plan to attend, call the church office at 301-733-5056 so there is adequate food available. 

Bus trip planned to Horseshoe Curve

Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown, has some seats available for its May 19 bus trip to Horseshoe Curve and the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona, Pa.

For more information and to reserve a seat, call Sandy Busey at 301-739-7925.

Storytelling program targets discrimination

The League of Women Voters of Washington County will sponsor a storytelling program titled “Discrimination: Stories of Progress and Hope” Sunday, March 11, at 2 p.m. at the Women’s Club, 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown. 

The club has off-street parking in the Rochester parking lot next to the side entrance.

The event will focus on drawing strength and hope from a topic typically filled with pain and disappointment.

Speakers include Diane Macklin, Alesia Parson-McBean, Margaret Kline and Jeanie Jacobs.

Registration costs $10. Register to attend by sending an RSVP to

Admission will be collected at the door. Nonregistered guests will be charged $12.

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