Mara Lowry will teach the traditional technique of basic hand embroidery in an introductory class planned Saturday, Sept. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the front conference room of the Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike.
The class costs $10 per person with advance registration required by Monday. All class materials will be supplied (hoop, fabric, thread, needle and pattern).
Class members can bring their own scissors/thread nippers.
To register, call 240-420-1714, send an email to email@example.com or go to www.ruralheritagemuseum.org and print a registration form.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 209 W. Main St., Sharpsburg, will hold a pork and sauerkraut dinner Saturday, Sept. 14, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the church parish hall.
The menu will also include mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans with ham, coleslaw, roll, dessert and drink.
The meal costs $10 for adults and $5 for those ages 10 and younger.
For tickets, call Judy Shaw at 301-432-0061.
Library to show ‘Gatsby’
The Sharpsburg Library will show the PG-13 rated film “The Great Gatsby” Thursday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m.
Fall revival planned
Samples Manor Church of God near Dargan will hold a fall revival from Sept. 8 to 15 each evening from 7 to 7:30.
The Revs. Jeff Dinsmore, Bobby Hill, Ron Neff, Kenny Sencindiver, Vaughn Fitzgerald, Harold Bowman, Pastor Kenny Johnson, and Fred Lowman will preach during the week. Special singing will be held nightly.
The annual outdoor hymn sing will be Saturday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m., rain or shine.
Bible Church sends balloon messages
On the last night of the Sharpsburg Bible Church vacation Bible school held this summer, participants released balloons which identified the church.
To date, 11 balloons have been returned, with the most distant one from New Jersey. The church will send a thank-you note to the person who returned it and the sender is encouraged to write back to the church.
Wyant to speak at center
Nurse Louise Wyant will conduct a diabetes program at the Southeastern senior site in Keedysville Monday at 9:30 a.m.
Marcia Davies will conduct exercises Fridays.
The center is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information, call Martha Drennen, manager, at 301-432-5624.
Class of 1977 to hold dinner
The Boonsboro High school Class of ’77 will hold an alumni dinner party at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Supreme Buffet Hibachi Grill & Sushi, 545 Dual Highway, Hagerstown.
RSVP to Terri Hollingshead at 301-491-2024 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharpsburg churches collect books
Battlefield Bible Church, Fairplay and Christ Reformed Church, Sharpsburg will serve as collection sites for children’s books used in literacy programs for at-risk children. The community is asked to help collect books, specifically for those ages infant to 11. Books can be new or gently. For a list of all public drop sites, addresses and hours, and a list of recommended books, go to www.harccoalition.org or www.unitedwaywashcounty.org.
For more information or to be included as a collection site, call 301-842-4272 or send an email to email@example.com.