Smithsburg Pride Days set for May 19 and 20

April 11, 2012|Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood

This year’s Smithsburg Pride Days will be held May 19 and May 20 at Veterans Park. 

Activities include an all- you-can-eat breakfast at the Smithsburg Fire Hall, crafts and food vendors, parade, music and talent throughout the day, street dance and fireworks. 

Applications for craft vendors, food vendors and parade participation are available at

For more information, call the town office at 301-824-7234.

Smithsburg senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar: 

• Today — Bingo and trivia, 10 a.m. 

• Friday — “Food Borne Illness” and exercise, 10 a.m. 

• Monday, April 16 — “Senior Health and Fitness: Strokes — Signs and Prevention,” 10 a.m.

Pancake breakfast to be held Saturday

The Washington County 4-H Dairy Club will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday from 6:30 to 11 a.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center’s multipurpose building. The ag center is off Sharpsburg Pike.

The menu includes pancakes and sausage. The meal costs $6 per person. Those 8 and younger will be admitted free.

Proceeds will benefit the 4-H Dairy Club of Washington County.

For more information, call Matt DeBaugh at 301-465-9374.

Washington County 4-H clubs are comprised of those ages 5 to 18, who participate in experiential learning activities in a group setting or individually.  

For more information about 4-H activities in Washington County, call Jamie Kenton, 4-H youth educator, at 301-731-1404 or send an email to

Bingo event to benefit scholarship pageants

A Vera Bradley and Friends Bingo will be held Sunday at Hagerstown Elks Lodge 378, at 11063 Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown. 

Doors open at noon, the meal will be served at 1 p.m., and bingo starts at 2 p.m. 

Tickets cost $25, which includes the meal and 20 regular games. 

Specials, raffles, drinks and desserts will be available for an additional cost.

There is a limited number of tickets. Advance ticket buyers will receive a free raffle ticket. 

Proceeds will benefit the Miss Washington County/Miss Western Maryland Scholarship Program.

For information or to order tickets, call Julie Draper at 301-988-1943 or send an email to

Smithsburg Middle School

The Maryland State Assessment Tests are over and the Smithsburg Middle School staff and students did an excellent job.

The results should demonstrate the time and effort put into instruction and preparation for the tests.

At the end of April, students will take the science MSA, and in May, selected mathematics students will take the mathematics High School Assessment, a test required for completion of high school in Maryland.

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