Happy birthday, Williamsport

April 03, 2012|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport

Williamsport, founded in 1787 by Brig. Gen. Otho Holland Williams, celebrates 225 years on Monday, April 9, in the Town Hall at 7 p.m. Residents are invited for a special evening with refreshments and a celebration cake.

Classic car cruise-in Friday

The first classic car cruise-in of the season is set for Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. on N. Conococheague Street.

The Easter bunny will be on hand for individual pictures. The event also features DJ music and a 50/50 drawing.

A donation of $3 is requested. The event benefits local charities. A rain date is April 13.

Events slated in Byron Memorial Park

Conococheague Little League will hold its opening ceremonies on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Little League field.

The annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Williamsport Fire and EMS begins at 10 a.m. near the band shell on Saturday.

The annual Easter sunrise service, sponsored by the Williamsport Ministerium, is Sunday at 6:30 a.m. in the town museum, located in the lower level of Springfield Farm Barn.

Scouts hold food drive

Boy Scout Troop 17 and Cub Scout Pack 17 are partnering to collect canned and packaged food for the Williamsport Food Bank. Recently, they left door hangers advising residents of the collection.

On Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m., they will collect the food. Place your donated food in bags or boxes outside your front door. But do not leave anything perishable, frozen or in glass.

Kinder Haven yard sale and chicken barbecue set

Kinder Haven Child Care, 35 W. Potomac St., will hold its third annual yard sale and chicken barbecue on Saturday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Yard sale donations, such as clothes, electronics, books, toys, games, appliances and furniture can be brought to Zion Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. Call 301-223-9122 to arrange for drop off.

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