Italian dinner planned

October 24, 2012|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport
  • Williamsport Boy Scout Troop 17 volunteered with the National Park Service during the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. The Scouts helped with parking for the many visitors to the event. Front row, from left, Brandon Noll, Chris Lunsford, Colten Matheny, Colton Shirley, Justin Bowers, Joe Werder, Garrett Landman, Brandon Dillmen, Alex Werder, Liam Clark and Seth Funk. Back row, Brian Hout, Dylan Hutson, Zach Boger, Ralph Young, Randy Shirley, Matt Landman, Chris Werder, Matt Boger, Michael Werder, Scoutmaster Jeff Boger, Terry Hammond, Kurt Noll and Gabe Hall. Missing from the picture is Karl Werder.
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St. Augustine Catholic Church will host an Italian dinner Friday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the community building in Byron Memorial Park.

The meal includes baked ziti, salad, breadstick, homemade desserts and drinks. Carryout will be available.

The meal costs $8 for adults and $5 for children.

For tickets, call the church office at 301-223-7959 by Tuesday, Oct. 30. Space is limited. Tickets will not be available at the door.

Haunted tours under way

There are four more opportunities to hear about Williamsport and experience the investigations conducted this year. Tours will be tonight, Friday, Monday and ending Wednesday, Oct. 31, with a special tour following the Moonlight Festival.

To be part of a tour, show up in front of Town Hall at 7 p.m., ready to be shocked. In the event of rain on a scheduled night, the tour will be canceled.

The tours cost $5 per person. Those 8 and younger will be admitted free with a paying adult. Parental discretion is advised. Attendees should dress for the weather. Costumes are welcome. Cameras and flashlights are allowed.


Reservations are not necessary, but recommended for groups.

For more information, call 301-223-7711.

Moonlight Festival Oct. 31

Trick or Treat will be observed in Williamsport Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. Participating residents should have their front porch lights turned on.

Williamsport merchants will host the fifth annual Moonlight Festival in Town Center. The event will feature such ghoulish favorites as the Haywagon Express and pumpkin bowling. There will be fun, games and treats for all ages.

To enter the costume contest, register at Tony’s Pizza Time Café by 7 p.m. Trophies will be awarded.

A special haunted tour will begin at 8:30 p.m. in front of Town Hall, by reservation only. For more information, call 301-223-7711. The tour costs $5 per person. 

Spaghetti dinner set

Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St., will hold a spaghetti dinner Saturday, Nov. 3, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. All proceeds will go to the Samantha Kelly Memorial Scholarship Foundation.

The menu includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti, apple sauce and drinks.

Activities will be on-going throughout the event.

The meal costs $7 per person.

For more information, call Brent at 240-291-7690.

Basket bingo planned for Nov. 4

The annual Shirley B. Robison basket bingo fundraiser will be Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Williamsport Fire Hall.

The event is in memory of Shirley and Jim Robison and all proceeds will be used to help improve the quality of life for local cancer patients and their families.

The event will feature 25 games, raffles, cash warm-up games, 50/50 and door prizes.

Tickets cost $25 each or two for $40.

There will be an early-bird drawing for tickets purchased by Saturday. To purchase tickets, call Debbie Robison at 301-797-8138, Vicky Yates at 301-465-9125 or send an email to

Hill named to honor roll

Jeremy Hill, a sixth-grader at Springfield Middle School, was named to the honor roll for the first marking period.

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If you have news of events, activities or announcements for Williamsport and the surrounding area, call Paula Green Shupp at 301-302-3878 or send an email  to

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