Weekly Thursday night bingo set

January 25, 2013|Paula Wolber | Around Maugansville

The Maugansville Volunteer Fire Department holds bingo every Thursday at the firehall, which is at 13730 Maugansville Road.

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

Junior packages cost $23 and include 15 regular games, a pack of special games, one pack of quickies, two wild card double bingos, 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 Thursday bingo nights are open to the public for those ages 18 and older (Note: If more than 100 are in attendance, payout on all games will be $100, not $50) 

Proceeds benefit the fire department.

For more information, call the station at 301-739-8515.

Chili cook-off planned Saturday

Trinity United Church of Christ, on the square in State Line, Pa., will hold a chili cook-off, baked potato bar, and apple dumpling sale Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. 


Chili costs $5 and is served with cornbread and a dessert. The baked potato bar costs $2.50 and the apple dumplings are $3 each.

Maugansville Ruritan to hold pancake breakfast

The Maugansville Ruritan Club will host a pancake breakfast Saturday from 6:30 to 11 a.m. at the Ruritan building on Maugans Avenue.

The all-you-can-eat breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, coffee, juice and tea.

Breakfast costs $5.50 for adults and $3 for those ages 6 to 12.

Those 5 and younger eat for free. Lines move quickly and there is plenty of parking. 

All proceeds help support the many projects the Ruritans sponsor.

Preschool openings

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 is for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds which is modeled after the Maryland state standards for kindergarten readiness.

The two-day program costs $130/month and the three-day program costs $160/month.

For enrollment, call 301-331-1413 of 301-310-6263.

World War ll veteran interviews

Friends of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the Potomac Highlands World War II Roundtable of Hagerstown, will conduct interviews of World War II veterans Saturday, Feb. 2, at Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion at 405 Northern Ave. in Hagerstown.

The purpose of the interviews is to document the contributions of each veteran who served in combat and noncombat roles so that future generations will always remember the sacrifice and service of each man and woman of the greatest generation.

The interviews will be conducted by college students associated with the Friends of the World War II Memorial.

Each interview will last approximately 15 to 20 minutes.

For more information and to schedule a time, contact Potomac Highlands board member Justin Mayhue at 301-331-2449.

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