Hello, neighbors

August 28, 2012|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

Hope you have fun plans for the holiday weekend. I cannot believe the time that has passed, but I will be celebrating my 30th high school reunion in Western Pennsylvania this weekend. Surely, I cannot be that old.

Community day planned Thursday

Fit in BoonsBoro invites the public to its Community Day Thursday, starting at 5:45 a.m. Attendees are invited to try a class and work out for free.

Church yard sale

Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ will hold its annual food stand and yard sale Friday, Sept. 7, and Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, which is at 33 Potomac St. 

There will be a variety of vendors, including crafters. Birdhouses, children’s clothes, tools, Christmas decorations and other yard sale items will be for sale. 

Food sales include country ham sandwiches, steamers, hot dogs, noodle soup, chili and bean soup. There will also be a table for baked goods, including cakes, pies, fudge, party mix and other homemade treats.

Fall yard sale set for Sept. 8

Fahrney-Keedy Auxiliary will hold its fall yard, food and bake sale Saturday, Sept. 8. 

The yard sale begins at 9 a.m., and food will be available beginning at 10 a.m.

Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village is at 8507 Mapleville Road, north of Boonsboro.

Class of 1982 plans reunion

The Boonsboro High School Class of 1982 will hold its 30-year reunion Saturday, Sept. 8, on the Spirit of Baltimore dinner cruise at the Inner Harbor. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Renaissance Hotel in the Inner Harbor.

For more information, call Gina Smith at 301-432-4677 or Lori Shumaker Smith at 301-432-2105.

Class of 1953 to gather Sept. 29

The Boonsboro High Class of 1953 will hold its 59th class reunion luncheon Saturday, Sept. 29, at 11:30 a.m. at the Western Sizzlin’ steakhouse in Halfway. 

For more information, call Mary Lou Boyer at 301-432-8008 or Norma Jean Atkins at 301-797-3541.

Symposium planned at Boonsboro Library

A symposium for those interested in making a difference in the community is planned for Saturday, Sept,. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Boonsboro Library. 

The interactive symposium is sponsored by the Boonsboro Recycling Task Force and is open to the public.

Reservations are required by calling Rosemary James at 301-432-2549 or by emailing

The Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream Symposium will be presented by Sacha Ludwig, a trained facilitator from Baltimore.

For more information, go to The worldwide, nonprofit organization known as the Pachamama Alliance created the symposium as an educational experience designed to change the collective “dream of the modern world” from one rooted in consumption and competition to one of sustainability, justice and fulfillment for all, according to James, chairwoman of the task force.

The mission of the task force, established in 2007, is to promote conservation, recycling and sustainable living within the community through education and outreach, according to James. The local group sponsors the Boonsboro Green Fest each year on the Saturday before Mother’s Day.

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