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Line dance class set for Saturday

January 11, 2013|Paula Wolber | Around Maugansville

The Country Western Dance Association will hold its first dance of the new year Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the former Quincy School gym, 7888 Anthony Highway in Waynesboro, Pa. The dance is for singles and couples and is open to the public.

Tickets cost $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers.

Weekly Thursday night bingo planned

The Maugansville Volunteer Fire Departmant holds bingo every Thursday at the fire company, 13730 Maugansville Road. 

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., early birds start at 6:30 p.m. and regular games begin at 7 p.m. 

Junior packages cost $23 and include five regular games, a pack of special games, one pack of cookies, two wild card double bingo, two you pick ’ems and two bonanzas. Senior packages cost $28 and contain an extra pack of special games.

There will be tip jars and food for purchase from the kitchen. 

The weekly bingo nights are open to the public for those ages 18 and older. 

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Note: If more than 100 are in attendance, the payout on all games will be $100 (not $50).  Proceeds benefit the fire department.

For more information, call 301-739-8515.

New preschool opens at Christian Lutheran

Pastor Stephanie Steele has announced the opening of Spread Your Wings Learning Center at Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown.

The preschool program for ages 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds is modeled after the Maryland state standards for kindergarten readiness. The two-day program costs $130 per month and $160 per month for the three-day program.

For enrollment information, call 301-331-1413 or 301-310-6263.

Sports card show to be held Jan. 20

A sports card show will be held Sunday, Jan 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ruritan Club building, 18007 Maugans Ave. There will be 35 vendor tables and door prizes.  Admission is free. 

For more information, call Phil Showalter at 717-903-3964.

Western-themed dinner planned for Jan. 19

Salem Reformed Church Youth will sponsor a western-themed dinner and entertainment on Saturday, Jan. 19.

Doors open at 5 p.m and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Gad-Abouts Square Dance Club. Those attending will have an opportunity to dance following the performance.

Tickets can be purchased at the door for $8. The church is at 13182 Salem Church Road, off Cearfoss Pike. The snow date is Sunday, Jan. 20, at noon.

Proceeds will benefit the youth mission trip.

For more information, call 301-393-5569.

Historical Society meeting to be held Jan. 17 in Pa.

The Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society will meet Thursday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. at the State Line Ruritan Building, off U.S. 11 north, at the State Line (Pa.) Community Park.

The guest speaker will be Kay Ackerman, associate professor of History at Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa., who  will present “The History and Artistry of Beading.”  She will display ancient examples as well as her own current beading. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Susan Alsip-Lawson at 301/739-0357 or go to www.middleburgmasondixon.org.

Ballroom and Latin dance classes offered

Beginning level cha-cha and rhumba classes will be held Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Allison Antrim Museum and Barn (in the barn) in Greencastle, Pa.  

Classes are also held Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. for advanced cha-cha and rhumba classes at the same location.

Participants must be accomplished at the beginner level to attend the advanced classes. Both singles and couples are welcome. All classes cost $10 per class and run for six weeks. Attendees pay for classes as they attend.

Barn dance planned

The next barn dance will be Friday, Jan. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Allison Antrim Museum (in the barn) in Greencastle, Pa.

The music will be a mix of ballroom, big band, Latin and country. The dances cost $10. Free refreshments will be available.

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