Kris Kringle Craft Show set for Nov. 17 and 18

November 07, 2012|Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood

The 29th annual Kris Kringle Craft Show will be held Nov. 17 and 18 at Hagerstown Community College’s Athletic, Recreation and Community Center.

The show will feature more than 260 hand-crafters, more than 100 new vendors, wider aisles, larger booth spaces and larger floor spaces.

The show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18.

Admission costs $1 with all proceeds going to the Easter Seal Adult Day Services of Hagerstown.

Parking is free. There will be a golf cart shuttle available for free. There will also be a free gift- wrap station, package- holding area and free vendor door prizes.

Attendees are asked to bring donations of nonperishable food items, which will be donated to the Parent Child Center of Hagerstown.


The show will include a children’s shopping village in the main lobby with gifts for children to buy from 50 cents to $6.

The organizers are looking for any volunteers, clubs or organizations that would like to volunteer to work the gift-wrap station, door prize table or package- holding area.

Also, any Washington County student needing student service learning hours can sign up for hours to volunteer.

For more information, call Linda Williams at 301-582-1233 or 301-331-1233 (cell).

Senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar: 

  • Today —  “Back Pain — The Facts” with Ita Kavanagh, 10 a.m. 
  • Friday — Games 7 ring toss, 10 a.m. 
  • Monday — Closed in observance of Veterans Day

Rotary Club-Sunrise welcomes new members

Rotary Club of Hagerstown-Sunrise has welcomed the following new members:

Andrea Henson, Biomet Orthopedics
David Krehbiel, Peace of Mind Senior Care
Herb Smith, Antrim Way Honda
Wilbur “Bill” Soulis, WTS Inc.;
Erin Tack, The W-House
Torrence “Tory” VanReenen, Banks & Banks Bookkeeping
Benito Vattelana, Edward Jones.

Sunrise Rotary meets Friday mornings for a buffet breakfast at Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St. The meeting is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

'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. Be on the lookout 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.

For more information, call 301-791-5277.

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