Meeting set for Tuesday on restoring Town Hall tower in Smithsburg

August 14, 2013|Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood

Residents of the Smithsburg area who are interested in restoring the Town Hall tower are invited to attend the first general meeting of the “Tower Team” on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Town Hall, 21 W. Water St., at 7 p.m.

The Tower Team is a group of citizens promoting the effort to put a tower back atop the 120-year-old building that houses the town government and police department. 

The tower was removed in the 1980s and vinyl siding was applied to the building.

The mayor and council, and the architect have been invited to the meeting.

The Tower Team welcomes all who are interested to attend the meeting.

For more information, call 301-824-3581

Senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar: 

  • Wednesday — Bingo, 10 a.m.; nutrition education: “Go Lean on Protein,” 11 a.m. 
  • Friday — Cards, dominoes or games, 10 a.m. 
  • Monday — Chair exercise with Kathleen, 10 a.m.

Pen Mar Park concerts continue


The After All Band will perform Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. as the summer concert series continues at Pen Mar Park.

For more information, call 240-313-2807.

Country music

Don & the Starliters will perform Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Red Run Park in Rouzerville, Pa. 

Portraiture class planned at HCC

Hagerstown Community College will offer a portraiture class on Wednesday afternoons, from 1 to 4:35 p.m., beginning Aug. 28 and ending Dec. 11, in the Kepler Center on HCC’s main campus.

The class is a three-credit, upper-level class for students with basic drawing experience who wish to broaden their ability to create strong visual images. Students will work from live models and the human skeleton in order to gain a better understanding of body structure.

For more information, contact HCC instructor Janet Salter at To register, call 240-500-2238 or go to

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