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May 21, 2012|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

I finally got around to participating in the Ladies Night Out at some local businesses on Thursday, and what a hoot it was. Thanks especially to Fit in Boonsboro for a fun way to get some exercise and mingle with new and old friends.

Boonsboro Carnival gets under way Friday

In addition to the launch of the Boonsboro Rescue Co. Carnival on Friday, there are a lot of other opportunities to get out and about this week.

Memorial Day ceremony

Unit 10 Auxiliary of the Boonsboro American Legion will sponsor the annual Memorial Day ceremony and parade in Boonsboro. This year’s event is scheduled for Sunday, May 27, with the ceremony starting at 1 p.m. in front of Town Hall and the parade starting at 2 p.m., forming at the school complex. 

If you would like to participate, call 301-432-5634.

Yard sale planned

St. James Church of the Brethren will hold a yard sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Spaces are available in the pavilion for $15, which includes a picnic table. Spots in the parking lot cost $10, but no tables will be provided.  Lunch items will be for sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, call Sam Griffith at 301-482-3343.

Tractor pull

Washington County Tractor Pullers Inc., along with Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League and East Coast Pullers, will sponsor a truck and tractor pull Saturday at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center on Sharpsburg Pike. 

Action starts at 6 p.m. The rain date will be Sunday at 2 p.m.
For more information, call 301-730-9523 or 301-573-1990. 

Ads for yearbook

June 1 will be the deadline to purchase senior salutation ads for the back of the BHS yearbook. Ads cost $50 for 1/8 page; $90 for 1/4 page; $165 for 1/2 page; and $300 for a full page. Proceeds contribute to offset the cost of the book for all students. 

To order a salutation, call Steph Dyer at BHS this week.

Vacation Bible school

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church will host “Sky” for its summer vacation Bible school from Sunday, June 10, to Thursday, June 14, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. in the social room. 

Those ages 3 years old to fifth grade are welcome to attend. Each night will be packed with singing, Bible lessons, games and snacks. 

Registration is encouraged. Registration forms can be found on the church website at and click on the vacation Bible school tab. 

Completed forms may be mailed to the church at 64 S. Main St., Boonsboro, or dropped off at the church office Tuesday or Friday from 9 a.m. to noon.

Karate classes

Keedysville Karate will present two introductory classes at Fit in Boonsboro on June 16 and July 14 at 1 p.m.

The classes will be a condensed version of the usual class.

In these classes, students will be exposed to the class structure, stretching routines, basic blocking and kicking techniques, and grab releases.

Each class will feature the same curriculum, and future classes with expanded offerings can be scheduled based on attendance and interest.

Learn the basic in karate moves and build the skills to learn chops, kicks and bends. 

The classes are for those ages 7 to 13.

Online sign-ups are available at or stop in and do so.

The class size is limited.

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