BHS student council to hold yard sale May 11

April 29, 2013|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

Boonsboro High School student council will host a community yard sale in the back parking lot of the high school Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.   

To reserve a space, call Karri Ernst at 301-766-8022.

Rentals cost $10 for the first spot, and $5 for any additional space.

Ruritan yard sale

District 12 Ruritan in Fairplay will host a community indoor/outdoor yard sale Saturday, May 11, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Outside vendors are welcome. 

To reserve a space, call 301-582-3460.

In addition to the yard sale, breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase. 

Green Fest set for May 11

Green Fest will be held Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Shafer Park in Boonsboro. 

There are still ways to participate and contribute. 

Clothing and recyclables will be collected, and more than 160 eco-friendly vendors will be on hand. 

The event will include music, door prizes and a children’s zone.
Clothing items can be dropped off at the Community Center in Shafer Park from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday-Friday (May 7-10) and 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday (May 8).

Bottle caps are also being collected at Turn the Page Bookstore, 18 N. Main St., Boonsboro, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. 

For the list of recyclables that will be collected, go to A drive-through, drop-off recycling zone will be available for Green Fest where dozens of collection stations will be set up.

Community meal

Mount Nebo UMC will host a community meal Saturday, May 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. Following the meal will be an evening of fun for all ages from 7 to 9 p.m. with Just Dance, Country Dance and other bands. 

This month will be a Southern-style Louisiana catfish fry with fixings. 

The event will be held in the Family Life Center, which is handicapped-accessible from the street entrance or the back parking lot.

The church is at 134 S. Main St. in Boonsboro, across from Reeders Memorial Home.

For more information, call Rob and Toni Wetzel at 301-432-5763 or the church at 301-432-8741.

Girls’ Night Out

Boonsboro Girls’ Night Out will be Thursday, May 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. 

Seven Boonsboro businesses will participate. 

The evening includes champagne, refreshments, door prizes, guest authors, hand treatments and events occurring on Main Street.

First Friday Fellowship

Friday night is First Friday Fellowship at Trinity Lutheran Church.
The meal will be held at 5:30 p.m., followed by a Bible trivia contest between Mr. Hutchinson’s class and several “seasoned” members of the congregation. 

There is no cost for the event, but RSVPs are necessary. Call 240-285-8894 to leave a message. The church is at 64 S. Main St. in Boonsboro.

Library news

The Boonsboro Branch of the Washington County Free Library continues to offer programming for those of all ages. 

On Saturday, a rug-hooking group will hold their monthly event.

On Tuesday, May 7, a free screening of “Lincoln” will be at 5 p.m.

Computer classes will be offered every Friday in June from 2 to 4 p.m. 

Registration begins May 24 by calling 301-739-3250, ext. 129.

Class of 1977 to meet for dinner

On Saturday, the BHS Class of 1977 will meet for dinner at Shulas Grill and Crab House off Robinwood Drive.

All classmates and guests are invited to a dutch-treat dinner at 6 p.m. 

RSVP to 6 p.m. to Terri Hollingshead at 301-491-2024 or send an email to

Book Club

The Turn the Page Book Club will feature Jeanine Cummins’ “The Crooked Branch” at the Wednesday, May 8, Book Club meeting beginning at 1 p.m. 
The groups meets the second Wednesday of each month.

In June, the club will add a second session on the third Thursday of each month, with the first meeting on June 20 to discuss “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed. Book Club selections are always 20 percent off.  And membership is always open.

Open house

 Motorcycle Center of Maryland Inc., at 7638-B Old National Pike, Boonsboro, will hold an open house Saturday May 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Activities will include Dyno performance testing, bike contest, food and lmusic.

For more information, go to

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