Wednesday is Blue Band Night at Roy Rogers

February 19, 2013|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport

Roy Rogers Restaurant and the Williamsport Blue Band Boosters invite the community to Blue Band Night, which is Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Massey Boulevard location.

The restaurant will give a portion of the check to the Blue Band Boosters. A flier is required. Go to to receive a copy.

Winter Praise and Jam set at Calvary Temple

Winter Praise and Jam will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Calvary Temple, 147 S. Conococheague St.

The event will be a night of worship featuring two local bands, City Skies and Living Stones.

The community is invited. Admission is free and so are the refreshments.

Potpie dinner to be held Saturday

Calvary Temple, 147 S. Conococheague St., will hold a potpie dinner Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.

The menu includes all-you-can-eat chicken and ham potpie, coleslaw, applesauce, dessert and drinks. Takeout will be available.

Tickets cost $6.50 for adults and $3.50 those ages 3 to 12.

Cash bingo event planned

The Past Pocahontas League will hold a cash bingo Sunday, March 3, at The Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84 at 16129 Lappans Road in Williamsport.

Doors open at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at noon and bingo starts at 1 p.m.

Lunch includes a two-piece chicken dinner and drinks.

There will be six cards per regular games, five special games, five early bird games, door prizes, raffles and gaming.

Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. There will be no alcohol. No one younger than 18 will be permitted. The event is open to the public. Tickets are limited.

For advance tickets, call Jo Ellen Swartz at 301-223-8839 or 301-491-5423; Cheryl Watts at 304-258-5043 or 304-676-2996; or see the door person at the club.

WHS to host alumni men’s basketball doubleheader

Williamsport High School will host an alumni men’s basketball doubleheader on the evening of Saturday, March 9. Former senior varsity letter winners are invited to play.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Geraldine Andrews Medical Fund.

Eligible alumni interested in more information should contact former boys basketball coach Kevin Murphy as soon as possible at 301-991-2166 or send an email to

Blue Band Boosters to hold bingo event

The Williamsport High School Blue Band Boosters will hold the annual Longaberger Basket/Vera Bradley Bingo Sunday, March 3, at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 1:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 and include 26 games of bingo and lunch. Drinks, raffles and tip jars will be available to purchase.

Deadline to order tickets is Friday.

For tickets, call Kristi at 301-331-7409.

Clothes of Hope schedule for March

Clothes of Hope Ministries at Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St., provides gently used and some new clothing.

It will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2; Thursday, March 14; and Monday, March 18. It will be open from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, and Thursday, March 28.

 There is no charge for clothing. Cash donations are accepted.

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If you have news of events, activities or announcements for Williamsport and the surrounding area, call Paula Green Shupp at 301-302-3878 or send an email to

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