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Sailing event planned at City Park

August 18, 2013|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

Sailing event planned at City Park

The Sail in the Lake model boating event will be Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City Park in Hagerstown.

The event is co-hosted by the Hagerstown Department of Parks and Recreation and  Historic City Park Neighborhoods First.

The groups will welcome the American Model Yacht Club to Hagerstown for the inaugural Model Boat Regatta.

A fleet of model sail boats will race on the lake. The event is part of the Arts in the Park Series.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a racing demonstration will be held in front of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. It will include classic miniature sail boat designs, such as the Victoria Class, Micro Magic and Seawind.

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At 1 p.m., an awards ceremony will take place announcing race winners.

After the awards ceremony, a demonstration will begin and members of the public are invited to try.

In conjunction with the racing and demonstrations, a model boat-building workshop will take place beginning at noon in the north pavilion at City Park.

Small wooden boats will be available for purchase at $6 to $12 each to use for the boat-building workshop.

Participants will be invited to sail their boats following the workshop. 

Church plans annual auction

Emmanuel United Methodist Church will hold its sixth annual auction Saturday, Oct. 19, at 4 p.m.

Food will be available for purchase. 

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Holly Place on South Potomac Street in Hagerstown, as well as financial obligations for the church. 

Discovery Station

Brittany Wedd will present “What is a Meteor Shower?” Saturday at 2 p.m. at Discovery Station as part of the Saturday Plus Program.

Attendees will learn about several meteor showers that will make an appearance in the local night sky in the coming months. 

There is no extra charge for Saturday Plus programs with Discovery Station day admission or with an annual membership.

Discovery Station is at 101 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown.

For more information, call 301-790-0076.

Volleyball meeting for players, parents

E. Russell Hicks Middle School will hold a meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. in the school gym for girls interested in playing volleyball for the school.

Parents and players are invited to the meeting.

For more information, call Bridget Pearl at 301-791-0867.

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