Autism awareness

April 03, 2013|Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown

April is Autism Awareness month. As many as one in every 50 children is diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum. Take time to learn about autism and gain some understanding for these awesome people. 

Spaghetti dinner

Grace United Methodist Church, 712 W. Church St., will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Saturday, April 13, from 3 to 7 p.m.

The menu includes spaghetti with homemade sauce, salad, freshly baked bread (garlic and plain), iced tea, water and coffee. Dessert, bottled water and soda will be available at an additional cost.

Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. 

Tickets cost $8 for adults, $4 for those ages 6 to 12, and are free for those 5 and younger.  The dinner will be held in Rider Fellowship Hall and is handicapped accessible. An elevator is also available. Enter the church using the door along West Church Street. Parking is free in any of the three parking lots.


For tickets, call the church office at 301-739-1925.

Women’s Club card party

The community is invited to a benefit card party and luncheon at the Women’s Club on Wednesday, April 17, at noon. Tickets cost $12, which includes lunch.

Attendees can play any card game or board game or just come for lunch. 

Proceeds will benefit Girls Inc., which provides services for girls in the community.

To RSVP, call 301-739-0870 by April 15.

SHHS Class of 1961

The alumni of the South Hagerstown High Class of 1961 will meet for lunch at noon on Saturday, April 20.

The group has changed the site and will meet at Western Sizzlin’ Steakhouse on York Road in Halfway.

All classmates, spouses and guests are invited to attend.

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