First Friday in Shafer Park

April 30, 2012|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

The folks at Trinity Lutheran Church are moving their First Friday Fellowship to Shafer Park this week.

A softball game for those ages 8 and older — with proper equipment — will follow a picnic dinner. 

Hot dogs, rolls and condiments will be provided. Families are encouraged to bring side dishes, beverages and lawn chairs for the picnic. 

The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and games begin at 6:15 p.m.

To RSVP, call 301-432-8615.

Chicken barbecue to be held May 12

The Boonsboro Lions Club will hold its first chicken barbecue of the season Saturday, May 12, next to Columbia Bank. 

The same special blend of spices will be used, and chicken will be served beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Proceeds support youth groups, preschool vision screening, college scholarships, hospital equipment and other community activities.

Zumba classes under way at church

Zumba classes are in session at St. Mark’s Parish Hall, Lappans Road, Boonsboro.

A 15-class punch card costs $30 and can be used at the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday classes, at either the 5:30 or 6:45 p.m. classes. The session runs through the third week of August.

For more information, call instructor Anita Binder at 301-393-0884.

Boonsboro Library hosting events

As always, the Boonsboro branch of Washington County Free Library brings many opportunities for books and fun this month. 

  • Tuesday night, the library will show an adults-only (rated “R”) movie, “The Descendants,” beginning at 6 p.m.
  • A Teen Read In is on the agenda for Thursday at 5 p.m. All participants will be given a prize based on the number of pages they read between 5 and 6:30 p.m. 
  • On Saturday, join a group for rug hooking from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
  • Warren Gray is back to present “Bigfoot,” a historical mystery presentation that answers all of the most classic questions about the phenomenon: “Why haven’t we ever seen one?” “Why haven’t we ever killed one?” “Why haven’t we ever captured one alive?” The presentation is slated for Thursday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m.
  • The ABC, or Afternoon Book Club, will meet Tuesday, May 15. The book selection for this month is “Swamplandia!” by Karen Russell. 
To register for these events, call the library at 301-432-5723.

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