AAUW Used Book Sale set for April 19 to 21

April 11, 2012|Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown

The Hagerstown Branch of American Association of University Women will hold the AAUW Used Book Sale April 19 to 21, at the Arc of Washington County building, at 1000 Florida Ave. in Hagerstown.

Twenty-thousand books, sorted into dozens of categories, including old and rare, current and choice, children’s, and collectibles, will be displayed on tables for the shoppers’ convenience.

Books on tape, videotapes, CDs and DVDs will also be available.

Most hardbacks cost $1 to $3 and small paperbacks cost 50 cents. 

Hours are: Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Saturday, the books will be sold at half price from 9 a.m. to noon, and at $5 a bag from noon to 3 p.m. Proceeds from the sale will provide scholarships for local students. 

For more information, call 301-733-2007.

Jacobs Brothers to perform

The Jacobs Brothers will perform at Virginia Avenue Baptist Church, 17426 Virginia Ave., Thursday at 7 p.m. The three-man group is dedicated to spreading the gospel through music. There is no admission, but a free will offering will be taken.

Cooking class offered at Women’s Club on April 25

The new Women’s Club Cookbook will debut with a cooking class Wednesday, April 25, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the club, 31 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown.

Several members will demonstrate recipes from the book and attendees will be able to sample the food. The class costs $12. and the cookbook costs $15. There are a limited amount of cookbooks.

To reserve a book or register for the class, call 301-739-0870.

Wine and cheese event planned for May 18

The community is invited to an evening of wine and cheese tasting and appetizers at the Women’s Club on Friday, May 18, at 6 p.m.

The event costs $5, which includes cheese tasting from Palmyra Cheese, LLC, and wine tasting from Knob Hall Winery of Clear Spring. 

There will also be raffles and a silent auction of gift baskets and merchandise.

To make reservations, call the club at 301-739-0870.

West End seniors to meet

The West End Senior Citizens Club will meet Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 712 W. Church St., Hagerstown.

Dale Seburn, who will be the guest speaker, will give a presentation on “A Trip to the Amazon.”

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