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Obstacle course mud run set for Saturday, Sept. 7

July 08, 2013|Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown

The Girls On the Run organization, in conjunction with Girls Inc. of Washington County, will hold an obstacle course mud run.

The unique thing about the event is that is it for women only.

The event will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center on Sharpsburg Pike.

There are already more than 200 people signed up to participate, and there are still openings for more participants. 

To register, go to www.muddymamasmudrun.com.

Dodgeball tournament planned for Saturday

A dodgeball tournament will be Saturday at Hagerstown Regional Airport. Check in begins at 9 a.m. and the games begin at 10 a.m.

Teams must be comprised of eight to 10 players and have at least two females.

All participants must be 18 or older.

The entry fee is $100 per team and proceeds benefit the Hagerstown Aviation Museum, Children In Need and the REACH cold-weather shelter.

For more  information, call 240-313-2380.

Chocolate Garden Tea on tap for Saturday

The Friends of the Doleman Black Heritage Museum will present the second annual Chocolate Garden Tea Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St. in Hagerstown.

The tea will include a mixture of chocolate desserts, a showing of the latest mobile museum exhibits, a raffle of two Longaberger baskets filled with goodies and performances by pianist Latonya Wrenn of Washington, D.C.

Linda Irvin-Craig of the Washington County Historical Society will be the guest speaker.

Doors open at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 per person or $250 for a table that seats 10. Tickets can be purchased by calling the museum at 301-797-5019.

The event is sponsored by Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Proceeds will go to the museum and its potential move downtown.

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