Christmas cantata

December 16, 2012|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown

Paramount Brethren in Christ Choir will present a Christmas cantata titled “A Celebration Of Carols” Thursday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 10:45 a.m. The events will culminate with a candlelight service. 

The church is on Longmeadow Road in Hagerstown. 

For more information, call 301-790-2492.

Zumba classes

The Washington County Recreation Department will offer Zumba fitness classes at Pangborn Elementary School on Saturdays from Jan. 12 to April 6.

The instructor will be Liz Martz. 

The classes will be from 8 to 8:45 a.m.

The classes cost $25 for Washington County residents and $30 for noncounty residents. The classes cost $16 for county residents 55 and older and $20 for noncounty seniors.

For registration information, call the recreation office at 240-313-2805 Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., or go to, select “recreation” and select “activities brochure.”

TOPS 0077

Losses for the week totaled 33 1/2 pounds for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077.

The best TOPS losers were Sue Young and Linda Baker. Rose Shockey and Joan Budny were the best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers. 

The no-no snack of the week is pie. 

Millie Toms won the weekly ha-ha prize.

Monthly awards and achievements included the election of Shirley Knode and JoAnn S. as shining stars. Kathy Freese and JoAnn S. were the biggest losers for the month of November. Toms reached her goal of 50 pounds lost. Freese accomplished consecutive losses for a six-week period.

There will be no meetings Dec. 24 or 31. There will be weigh-ins only from 7 to 9 a.m. both days.

The group meets Monday mornings at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. in Hagerstown.

For more information, call Patsy P. at 301-582-2292 or Patsy M. at 301-842-3615.


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