Homecoming parade is Saturday in Williamsport

September 20, 2012|Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway

Williamsport High School will kick off its homecoming celebration with the annual parade through the town of Williamsport. The parade will be Saturday and will start at Springfield Middle School at 11 a.m. and end at the high school.

Fall craft fair at mall under way through Sunday

Valley Mall’s annual fall craft fair is under way through Sunday. Dozens of local vendors and artists will showcase homemade, one-of-a-kind items such as silver jewelry, primitive crafts, candles, dog pillows, country wood crafts and other items.

The craft fair, presented by Alpha Productions, will take place mallwide during mall hours.

Bark in the Park planned for Sept. 29 

Bark in the Park will be Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jonathan Hager House in Hagerstown’s City Park. The event will include a blessing of the animals, games, demonstrations, vendors and the ever popular “My Dog’s Got Talent” contest.


For more information, call the Washington County Humane Society at 301-733-2060, ext. 239, or go to

Compass 5K run to be held at Cedar Ridge  

The Compass 5K walk/run at Cedar Ridge Children’s Home will be Saturday, Sept. 29.
Registration starts at 7 a.m., a children’s 1K run begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K run starts at 9:30 a.m.
Cedar Ridge is at 12146 Cedar Ridge Road in Williamsport.

For more information, call 301-582-0282, ext. 120 or go to

Hickory students can sign up for run

Hickory Elementary School students in grades three, four, and five are eligible to participate in the Washington County Public Schools’ 31st annual cross country run on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Eastern Elementary School.

The rain date is Saturday, Oct. 13.

Those students at Hickory interested in participating must turn in their signed permission slips to Mrs. Kerns no later than Tuesday, Oct. 2. Participants must provide their own transportation to the event.

For more information, call the school at 301-766-8198.

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