Western Sizzlin' partners with Wildcat Boosters

November 07, 2012|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport

Western Sizzlin’ Steakhouse, 17567 York Road in Halfway, will partner with the Wildcat Athletic Boosters on Thursday.

From 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., the restaurant will donate 20 percent of the total bill to the boosters. You do not need a flier — just mention that you want to support the Wildcat Athletic Boosters.

Calvary Temple to hold Christmas bazaar

A Christmas Bazaar will be held at Calvary Temple, 147 S. Conococheague St., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The bazaar will feature new and used Christmas items, used winter clothing and bake sale items. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase.

Pork and sauerkraut dinner planned at church

Downsville Christian Church, 8641 Downsville Pike, will hold a pork and sauerkraut dinner Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m.

The menu includes pork and sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, pie or cake and drinks.

The meal costs $10 per person.


For tickets, call Pat Boward at 301-582-1384.

Williamsport Moose Lodge plans community events

The Williamsport Moose Lodge will hold an indoor vendor day Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring 18 vendors.

Anyone who brings a nonperishable food item to support the Williams-port Food Bank will be put into a drawing to receive a one-year membership. Participants must be at least 21 to be eligible for the drawing.

The event is open to the public.

On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Humane Society of Washington County will host a shredding event in the back parking lot of the Williamsport Moose Lodge. From noon to 3 p.m., A Better Shredder will perform secure shredding for the community. A donation for the shredding will be requested and all proceeds will benefit the humane society.

For more information, call A Better Shredder at 301-582-5090 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Potomac Garden Club gears for holiday season

The Potomac Garden Club will meet in the reception hall of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Kathy Rubeck will share with members how to make tablescapes for the holidays. Members are reminded to bring their check for the Dec. 18 Christmas luncheon.

The garden club is gearing up for its many community projects in December. Members will be wrapping Christmas gifts for residents of Williamsport Nursing Home. Other projects include participating in the Red Cross gift-wrapping, the annual fundraiser creating holiday centerpieces, decorating a tree as part of the Charlie Brown Christmas at Springfield Farm Barn, decorating the Williamsport Memorial Library, and along with other garden clubs, preparing the historical Miller House for the Christmas season.

For more information, call 301-791-5277.

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'Reading to Make Cents'

Fliers for the “Reading to Make Cents” contest to raise money for Books for Babies will be coming home with students. Watch for a bright “sunflower” colored paper.

This is the 11th anniversary of the “Reading to Make Cents” contest, which will be held the week of Nov. 11 to 18. The money will be used to buy books that will be included in a book packet presented to each newborn at Meritus Medical Center.

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