Hello, neighbors

March 12, 2012|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

Ireturned from vacation to find every one of my daffodils and crocuses open and waiting. A sure sign of spring.

Community dinner

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church will host a community dinner Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. 

The menu includes pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, dessert and drinks. Tickets cost $8 for adults, $4 for those ages 5 to 11, and are free for those younger than 5. 

The church is at 134 S. Main St. in Boonsboro. 

For more information, call 301-432-8741.   

Relay for Life

Relay for Life of Southern Washington County takes place June 22 and 23 at Washington County Agricultural Education Center. 

The next team rally  will be Wednesday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, at 134 S. Main St. in Boonsboro.  Parking is available behind the church.

For more information, contact Cathy Thomas, community manager, at

Library news

The Doctor is In at the library Tuesday, March 20, at 6 p.m.

Dr. William Bodenheimer will discuss arthritis. No registration is required.

The library announces ABC, a new Afternoon Book Club, that will kick off Tuesday, March 20, at 3 p.m. with an organizational meeting to discuss the formation of the group. The group is open to all. 

For more information, call 301-432-5723.


Indoor yard sale

Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ of Boonsboro will hold its annual food stand and indoor yard sale Saturday, March 24, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Items for sale will include steamers, hot dogs, city and country ham sandwiches, as well as bean soup and baked goods. There will also be a raffle, a Rada cutlery display with church cookbooks on sale.

Pancake breakfast

The Boonsboro Lions Club will sponsor an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday, March 31, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 64 S. Main St., from 7 to 10:30 a.m. 

The menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs cooked to order, sausage gravy, orange juice and coffee. Donations will be accepted at the door. All proceeds benefit the Boonsboro community.

Gun bonanza

 Boonsboro Volunteer Fire Co. will host a gun bonanza Saturday, April 14, beginning at 4 p.m. A $35 ticket admits two for dinner and the event.

 Cochran’s Auction Complex on Mapleville Road in Boonsboro will host the event.  One ticket guaranteed to be in the final five will be raffled off.

 For tickets, call 301-432-2348 or 301-573-2773.

Yard sale at school

The Student Council at Boonsboro High School will host a community yard sale Saturday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot of the high school. 

Any organization or individual who wants to rent a table, call Karri Ernst at 301-766-8022. Tables cost $15 each, with additional tables at $5 apiece.

Potter sale

 The Pottery at Seachwell, 18839 Manor Church Road in Boonsboro, will host a potter sale Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Traditional wood-fired salt glazed pottery by Allison Severance and Blair Meerfeld will be featured at their studio at Searchwell in Boonsboro.

Searchwell, a 19th century farm listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has been sold and this will be the potters’ last event at this location. In an effort to find new homes for their pottery, a 25 percent discount on all purchases will be offered. Everyone is welcome, rain or shine. 

For more information and directions, call 240-446-9552, or go to

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