Yappy hour

July 29, 2012|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

Wolf Furniture is holding a Yappy Hour for people and their pups (dogs) on Aug. 3 from 5 to 9 p.m.  A portion of the day’s proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Washington County.

There will be lots of fun things going on, so everyone is invited, including well-behaved dogs and pups.

Annual yard sale

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, at 1020 Maryland Ave., will host its annual yard sale Saturday, Aug. 11, from 7 a.m. to noon, inside the church.

There will be electronics, books, housewares, CDs and videos, seasonal items, glassware, games, puzzles, toys, linens, clothes for the entire family, baseball cards and more.

Proceeds will help the church meet its annual budget.

Hagerstown Lions Club

On Tuesday, Brien Poffenberger from the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce will present a program.

Hagerstown Lioness Club

The annual family picnic of the Hagerstown Lioness Club will be Thursday in the parish hall of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church at 6 p.m.

Members are asked to bring nonperishable food items for the food pantry. The theme is “Fun in the Sun,” and members and family are asked to dress for a day at the beach.

South High Class of 1959

The South Hagerstown High Class of 1959 will hold its quarterly luncheon Aug. 7 at the Fireside Restaurant, Plaza Hotel, 1716 Underpass Way in Hagerstown.

The group will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the back meeting room in the restaurant and will order from the menu.

All classmates, spouses and friends are welcome.

For more information, contact Donna (Rockwell) Smith at 301-797-8761 or

Mother’s Day Out

The Mother’s Day Out preschool program at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., is accepting registrations for the 2012-13 school year, which begins Sept. 4. 

Those ages 4 months to 4 years attend the session from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a $5 registration fee and the monthly fee is $50.

The children participate in socialization with other children in their respective classrooms, do crafts, have story time, sing songs, play games and bring their lunch every Tuesday. 

The program operates on the public school schedule through the end of May.

The program has been part of the church’s community outreach for 30 years. 

For more information, call the church office at 301-733-4720 or 301-223-1370.         

Peaceable Paws positive reinforcement training

A free two-hour “Find Your Inner Lassie” seminar is offered every month at Peaceable Paws.

Come without your dog to see if you would like to find a more peaceful way of training, influencing and modifying its behavior. If you’re already sold on positive training, feel free to come anyway, and bring a friend who might benefit from and enjoy it.

Upcoming Inner Lassie seminar dates:

  • Monday, Aug. 6, 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 13, 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 8, 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 to 11 a.m.
Attendance at an Inner Lassie seminar is a prerequisite for attending a group class at Peaceable Paws. Come as guests with no admission. 

‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame. .. More than a Game’

The “Take Me Out to the Ballgame. .. More than a Game” exhibit will open Saturday at Discovery Station in Hagerstown with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m.

Leo Burke, a 1952 Hagerstown High graduate who continued his baseball career playing pro ball with the Cardinals, Baltimore, Los Angeles and Chicago, will be present, as will two Hagerstown Suns.

Highlights of the exhibit include local and national baseball, past and current, World series venues, and interviews of eight players who began their careers in Hagerstown, from the Owls with Charlie Heinbaugh to the present. Bryce Harper’s autographed uniform is on loan from Sean Guy of Beaver Creek Antique Market. Youth baseball includes Daisy Baseball, Little League and Pony League.

Discovery Station’s hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, call 301-790-0076.

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