Car show, flea market planned at ag center

June 20, 2012|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport

The Mason-Dixon Region Automobile Club of America will hold its annual car show Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike.

The show includes a car corral, a display area for Chevrolet cars in celebration of 100 years of Chevrolet, and free flea market (all items are welcome). There will also be Model T driving lessons, food, bake sale and door prizes.

Registration costs $8 per vehicle and $8 per car corral space at the gate. All cars are welcome. There will be no judging. Dash plaques will be given to the first 75 vehicles registered. Proceeds support the Transportation Museum at the ag center.

To register a vehicle, call 1-717-267-0549 or show up before 10 a.m. the day of the show.

Ice cream social

Virginia Avenue Baptist Church, 17426 Virginia Ave., invites the community to an old-fashioned ice cream social Sunday at 5:30 p.m.

There will be soda, ice cream and toppings at the “make-it and take-it” event. Bring a chair for fellowship with others. Small games will be available for those in sixth grade and younger.

There is no charge. In case of rain, the social will be held indoors.

For more information, call Sheila Mitchell at 301-824-2778 or Brenda White at 301-733-9621.

Vacation Bible school

Virginia Avenue Baptist Church, 17426 Virginia Ave., will hold a “Son Rock Kids Camp” vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 25 to 29.

Those ages 2 through sixth grade are invited for food, songs, games, crafts and Bible stories.

Advance registration is not required, but appreciated.

For more information, call Sheila Mitchell at 301-824-2778 or Brenda White at 301-733-9621.

Yard sale to benefit CAC

Washington County Community Action Council will be the recipient of funds raised at the annual Order of Red Men Tribe 84 yard and craft sale set for Saturday, July 7, from 6 a.m. to noon at 16129 Lappans Road.

Tables under the pavilion cost $15 each. Bring your own tables and set up outside the pavilion for $10 per table. Crafters may set up tents outside the pavilion for $25. Set-up begins at 5 a.m.

There will be a concession stand (breakfast and lunch) and bake sale table with all proceeds to benefit CAC.

The Washington County Antique Tractor Club will give barrel rides to children and adults from 9 to 11 a.m. The cost is a donation to benefit CAC.

To register a table or for more information, call Kimberly Buchanan at CAC at 301-797-4161, ext. 137.

PRAY to celebrate three-year anniversary

Providing Relief for Autistic Youth Inc., or PRAY, invites the community to help celebrate its three-year anniversary at Yogi Bear Jellystone Park, 16519 Lappans Road, on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m.

There are 60 tickets for the event. Tickets cost $2, with a maximum of six tickets per family.

Make checks payable to Providing Relief for Autistic Youth Inc., and mail to PRAY, c/o Yogi Event, P.O. Box 275, Williamsport, MD 21795. Include your email address to receive tickets. Payment is needed by Thursday.

Yogi Bear has the following items to use: jumping pillow, miniature golf, horseshoes, basketball, pools and water slides.

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