Music festival planned July 7

June 11, 2012|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown

Captive Free, a music ministry team sponsored by Youth Encounter, will present an evening of music, skits and puppets Saturday, July 7, at 5 p.m. at Haven Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.

The faith-encouraging program will be a night of music and personal sharing.

The program will be held in conjunction with the Haven Lutheran Youth Mission trip and activities fundraiser. 

It will include basket raffles and a silent auction. 

Tickets can be purchased in advance only. No tickets will be sold at the door. Seating is limited. Admission includes a hot dog, bag of chips and a drink.

For more information, call Amy Mason at 301-393-0794.

TOPS 0077

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077 recorded losses of 42 1/2 pounds for the week. 

The best TOPS losers were Charlie House and Janice Frye. The best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers were Jean Betker and Judy Purdham.


Mary Lou Edmands won the ha-ha prize. The chapter welcomed new member Audrey B. The no-no snack for this week is ice cream.

Linda Seibert presented the program on how to get more fruits and vegetables into your menu.

The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. For more information, call Patsy P. at 301-582-2292 or Patsy M. at 301-842-3615.

BPW yard sale

The Hagerstown Business & Professional Women’s Club will hold a yard sale Saturday, June 23, from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 17815 Garden View Road in Maugansville. Housewares, books, jewelry, clothes and miscellaneous items will be sold.

Proceeds will benefit the club’s scholarship program and community projects.

Church festival

Salem Reformed Church will hold a festival Wednesday, June 20, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Family Life Center.

Homemade chicken corn, chicken noodle and bean soups, country ham sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches, steamers and hot dogs, salads, cakes and pies will be for sale. The church is on Salem Church Road, off Cearfoss Pike.

Vacation Bible school gets under way today

Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road in Hagerstown), will hold its vacation Bible school today through Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.

There will be a free dinner each day at 5 p.m.

It will include learning about Jesus, crafts, snacks, music and other activities.

Also, all children will receive a coupon for free karate lessons for one month. Those ages 13 and younger are invited.

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BHS 77 class reunion meeting

The Boonsboro High Class of 1977 will hold its next class reunion meeting Tuesday, June 19 at 6 p.m. at Battleview Market on Sharpsburg Pike. It is owned by classmate Peggy (Burgan) Myers. 

It will be a dinner meeting.

The class is planning for its 35th reunion, which will be Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Elks Lodge in Hagerstown.

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