Parents Day Out program

October 22, 2012|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, at 1020 Maryland Ave., will hold an open house Thursday, Nov. 1, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for its Parents Day Out program.

The program is a nursery/preschool that meets Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The program runs from September through May.

Children learn numbers, shapes, the alphabet, and other concepts through games and activities. This frees time for parents to go to appointments or other commitments.

Children are welcome to come to the open house. For more information, call Cheryl at 301-791-1773.

Rose Day is this Thursday

The Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown will hold its annual Rose Day Thursday.

The event remains the club’s major fundraiser for its foundation programs, which support Washington County youths.

Long-stemmed roses will be available by the dozen, in red, yellow, pink and other colors. The roses cost $20. Advance orders are delivered to customers.

Roses will be available at various locations on Rose Day while supplies last. Sale sites include Gold’s Gym on Northern Avenue and Rose Hill Cemetery at the entrance on Memorial Drive.


To order roses, call the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County at 301-733-5422 and ask for Debbie.  

Discovery Station

Dave Kaplan, also known as “Mr. Butterfly,” will present “Fall Butterflies” Saturday at 2 p.m. at Discovery Station in downtown Hagerstown.

Business workshop to be held Nov. 5

A women’s business workshop titled “Linkedin: Use this Professional Social Media to Grow Your Business” will be held Monday, Nov. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hager Hall, Crystal Ballroom, 901 Dual Highway.

Participants are encouraged to bring their laptop to this hands-on presentation by Colleen McKenna, Linkedin coach trainer.

The event is co-sponsored by Business and Professional Women and Small Business Development Center.

The event costs $20 for dinner and the program, or $15 for the program only.

To register, call Donna Smith at 301-797-8761 or send an email to

Basket bingo set for Nov. 18

Tri-State Ravens Nest 12 will hold a baskets, pottery and cash bingo Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Elks Lodge, 11063 Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown,

Tickets cost $25 per person in advance or $30 at the door. Lunch is included.

There will be eight basket prizes, seven pottery prizes and 15 cash prizes.

In addition, raffles, tip jars, King Tuts and 50/50s will be available.

Attendees must be at least 18 years old. 

Doors open at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at noon, and bingo starts at 1 p.m. 

Baked goods and sodas will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit the Ravens Nest scholarship fund.

For tickets, call Kim Wesmiller at 301-432-6933.

Lions Club

Tuesday —  District Gov. Paul Cannada will visit the Hagerstown Lions Club.

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