First Friday group to take road trip

July 03, 2012|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

Time is flying and this week brings the First Friday in July.

Trinity Lutheran, at 64 S. Main St., invites the community to a First Friday road trip as the group travels to Mar Lu Ridge Camp in Jefferson, Md., for a concert by Christian duo Lost and Found.

A carpool will leave Trinity at 5:15 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring a light picnic meal. The concert is free, but a freewill offering will be accepted.

For more information, call 301-432-8615.

Library news

At the library this week, a rug-hooking session will take place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. All are welcome. 

Also, spots are still available for language classes being sponsored by Friends of the Library. Call 301-432-5723 to register for any of the following: Armenian, Arabic and Russian, July 9 to 13, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Japanese Culture, July 16 to 20, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; or German, July 30 to Aug. 3, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Vacation Bible school

Boonsboro Bible Church will host “Backstage with the Bible — A Vacation Bible School Experience” from July 8 to 13, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The church is at 6741 Old National Pike in Boonsboro.

Activities include crafts, games, snacks, Bible lessons, karaoke and a concert. Those attending each night will be entered in a prize drawing; winners will be announced Friday. Friday night is also family fun night, and parents are encouraged to attend.

To register, go to

Book discussion

On July 11, Turn the Page Bookstore invites the community to participate in a discussion of “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein.  The bookstore is at 18 N. Main St. in Boonsboro. 

For more information about the free event, call 301-432-4588.

Church yard sale

Trinity Lutheran Church will host a yard sale Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14, at the church.

Tables can be purchased for $10. Donations of clean, usable items are also being accepted. The sale will begin at 8 a.m. each day.

Proceeds will benefit Captive Free Ministries. 

Trinity member Jacob Rockwell will be spending a year with the ministry, visiting churches, camps, schools and nursing homes in regions across the U.S. 

To reserve a table or donate items, call 301-660-0892.

Band to perform

The Boonsboro Park Board will present the U.S. Navy Country Current Band for a free concert Saturday, July 14, at 7 p.m. at Shafer Park.  Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and a soft drink.

Class of 1982

The Boonsboro High School Class of 1982 will hold a bonanza Saturday, July 14, at Boonsboro American Legion.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. Tickets cost $40 each (couples or singles). Every 20th ticket will receive $40; the last ticket drawn will receive $500. There will also be raffles, 50/50 and auctions. Tickets can be purchased from Gina Smith at 301-432-4677 or Lori Shumaker Smith at 301-432-2105.

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