Canine games night

January 11, 2013|Harry Nogle | Around Sharpsburg & Keedysville
  • The Battle of Sharpsburg Camp 1582, Sons of Confederate Veterans, swore in its newest member, Roger Lee Boothe Jr., at its Jan. 2 meeting at Sharpsburg Town Hall. Boothe was sworn in upon verification of his ancestor, Pvt. Charles W. Boothe, Co. C, 29th Virginia Infantry, who served in the Confederate Army. From left, Camp Cmdr. Michael Wasiljov, Boothe and Camp Chaplain Toby Law. Membership in the Sons of Confederate Veterans is open to all male descendants who can prove their ancestry to a Confederate veteran who served honorably during the Civil War. For more information, call Wasiljov at 301-992-3122 or send an email to
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If your dog can sit or wag its tail, it can play “My Dog Can Do That” at the Peaceable Paws dog training facility, at 17816 Spielman Road in Fairplay.

Prizes will be awarded.

This month’s canine game night will be Friday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m.

Training sessions for basic good manners (adult and puppy), puppy social, real life and dogs in motion start this week.

For more information, call 301-582-9420 or go to

Potpie dinner planned at Ruritan

District 12 Ruritan, at the corner of Manor Church and Breathedsville roads in Fairplay, will hold an all-you-can eat potpie dinner Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. 

The menu includes chicken and ham potpie, coleslaw or applesauce, dinner roll, tea or coffee. Desserts will be sold. Tickets cost $7 for adults and $3.50 for those younger than 12. 

For more information, call 301-582-1005.

Alexander to speak at Lions Club meeting


Potomac Edison representative Doug Alexander will be the guest speaker at the Sharpsburg Lions Club’s regular meeting Jan. 17.

The Sharpsburg Lions Club also will attend a cabinet meeting hosted by the Boonsboro Lions Club at the Benevola United Methodist Church Jan. 27.

Sharpsburg Library to hold Family Movie Night

The Sharpsburg Library, at 106 E. Main St., Sharpsburg, will hold a family movie night Thursday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. The popcorn will be free. Call 301-301-432-8825 or go to www.washco and select Sharpsburg to see the title of the film.

Master gardener course

If your green thumb is itching to try something new, join the Master Gardeners Program.

Master gardeners teach people good gardening techniques through talks, plant clinics, demonstration gardens and other activities.  Training will be held Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Feb. 14 to April 18 at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center near Sharpsburg.

For more information, call Annette Ipsan at 301-791-1604 or send an email to

Church to hold potpie dinner

Benevola United Methodist Church, at 19925 Benevola Church Road, will hold a buffet style chicken or ham slippery potpie dinner Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at the church social hall.

The menu includes chicken and ham potpie, green beans, coleslaw, pears, assorted desserts, iced tea, lemonade and coffee.

Admission is by donation only. Donations will go toward Micah’s Backpack, a program which helps feed children in South County.

Editor's note: This item has been edited to delete incorrect information that appeared online and in the print edition of The Herald-Mail about admission to this event.

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