Yard sale set for May 12 at Williamsport High

April 19, 2012|Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway

The fifth annual yard sale extravaganza to benefit the Williamsport Blue Band will be held Saturday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the football field at Williamsport High School.

It will be held rain or shine.

It will include yard sale items, bake sale and concessions.

Donations of yard sale items (no electronics or clothing, please) are still being accepted.

Spaces are also being rented to sell yard sale items. A 15-by-15-foot space costs $15. To reserve a space, make a donation or for more information, call Missy DeHaven at 301-667-9660 or send an email to

Craft show at mall

A spring craft show will be held at Valley Mall through Sunday. Vendors and artists will have displays set up during mall hours.

Pop tops collected

During April, Hickory Elementary School students are collecting aluminum can pop tops for donation to the Ronald McDonald house in Baltimore. The facility serves as a home to families who have an ill child and are receiving treatment at nearby Baltimore-area hospitals.

For each pound that Hickory Elementary donates, the facility receives 57 cents. Those wanting to donate are asked to place tabs in a plastic sandwich bag or market bag (after being removed from the aluminum can).

Character Counts!

Each month, one student from each classroom at Hickory Elementary School is designated as Character Counts! Good Citizens of the month. Students are nominated by classroom teachers for demonstrating one of the six pillars of character. Students selected for this award are honored with an ice- cream sundae party and an afternoon of bingo.

The following received the award: Brianna House, Abygail Herrod, Trinity Adams, Layla Kadir, Abby Esser, Blake House, Madelyn Porter, Malayia Brady, John Hubbard, Jordan Rohrer, John Seredich, Thomas Haws, Skyler Koontz, Noah Likely and Jaden Brady. 

Muffins for Moms

Moms of students at Hickory Elementary School are invited to attend breakfast Friday. Moms for Muffins will be held at Hickory starting at 8 a.m.

Basket bingo

A basket bingo will be held Sunday at the Elks Lodge at 11063 Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown.

The event will benefit Hagerstown Day Nursery, a nonprofit child development program serving those ages 2 to 5.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m., a meal will be served at 12:15 p.m. and bingo will start at 1 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 for 25 games. The meal is included in the ticket price. Tickets will cost $30 at the door.

For tickets, call 301-739-5339 or 301-223-6376.

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