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Remembrance Parade to honor Sept. 11 victims

July 29, 2013|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

First Hose Co. of Boonsboro will sponsor the 11th annual Remembrance Parade along Boonsboro’s historic Main Street on Wednesday, Sept. 11, starting at 6:30 p.m.

The event is held in memory of fire, rescue and law enforcement personnel who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. 

Men and women who have, past or present, served the country through military service will also be honored.

Members and volunteers from the two stations make the event possible. 

Parade units interested in participating should contact Vernon Brown, parade coordinator, at 301-432-5261 or send an email to vbrown@boonsborofire.org.  Registration will remain open until Sept. 8.

Class of 1977 plans dinner

Members of Boonsboro High School Class of 1977 will meet for dinner at Captain Bender’s in Sharpsburg Friday at 6 p.m. for the monthly catch-up event. 

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RSVP to Terri Hollingshead at 301-491-2024 or send an email to ptholling@myactv.net

Summer concert planned at park

The Boonsboro Park Board will present the second concert in the summer series Sunday at 7 p.m. at Shafer Park as the U.S. Air Force Max Impact Band performs. The band plays 1960s and ‘70s rock music. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.

Library news

The following events are planned at the Boonsboro Library:
• On Friday, patrons ages 10 and  older are invited to party like it’s Shark Week. Participants will make themed crafts, have snacks, and of course, watch shark videos.  
• On Tuesday, Aug. 6, the movie “Admission” will be shown at 6 p.m.  The movie is free. It is rated PG-13 and runs 107 minutes.
• Rock Box Story Time is slated for Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 3:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug.10, at 11 a.m. 

Attendees will learn about rocks and minerals.

Sharpsburg exhibit planned at Miller House

Sharpsburg will be featured in a special exhibit slated to open Saturday, Aug. 17, and run through September at the Miller House in Hagerstown. 

The Washington County Historical Society is highlighting the oldest town in Washington County as it celebrates its 250th anniversary. 

The Sharpsburg Historical Society is asking those who have items relating to Sharpsburg’s history share the items for the exhibit.  

It is interested in artifacts, photographs, maps and documents that deal with the town, the buildings, the industries, the families and the canal. 

For more information, call 301-992-9767.

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