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Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood | March 21, 2012
Welty Church of the Brethren, 13465 Greensburg Road, invites those ages 12 and younger to its Easter party and egg hunt Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be games, crafts, story time, snacks and hunting for 400 Easter eggs. The event is free and will be held rain or shine. For more information, call the church at 301-824-3941. Ballroom dancing Friday at Legion post Clare Domer's ballroom dance party will be held Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. in the main ballroom at Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion on Northern Avenue in Hagerstown.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | April 5, 2013
On Saturday, Memorial Recreation Center hosted its annual Easter egg hunt. After receiving many donations from the community, children gathered in two age groups and were sent on a ready-set-go mission to collect as many eggs as they could. Some of the eggs had special stickers that signified a prize to be collected after the hunt. There were 75 children in attendance and 500 eggs stuffed with candy and 17 prizes of stuffed animals given away. Memorial Rec thanks all those who contributed donations to help make this year's hunt a success.
NEWS
May 5, 2013
The Smithsburg Lions Club and the Smithsburg Community Activities Committee recently hosted an egg hunt for the children of the surrounding communities.  There were more than 1,000 eggs filled with candy by the two groups. There were 52 special eggs with monetary and door prize tickets. Approximately 85 children with their parents attended the event to find the eggs. Children also received a bag of candy, refreshments provided by the Smithsburg Market and snack cakes provided by Little Debbie's distributors.
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March 22, 2013
Lifehouse Church is partnering with local businesses to provide a free Easter egg hunt for the children of Hagerstown. The church will host a communitywide egg hunt Saturday, March 30, at 10 a.m. at Municipal Stadium. “Our church volunteers have graciously provided over 30,000 eggs, and we're so pleased with the donations we've received from local businesses. We're now able to provide goodie bags that include items from Chick-fil-A, Monkey Joe's, Burger King, Turner's Bowl, Yo Swirl and Tony's Pizza,” said Brandon Shank, the church's outreach director.
NEWS
March 19, 2013
Hearty Pet will host two community events this weekend that will be family friendly and benefit two local pet rescues. A spring-themed pet photo shoot will be Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Wertman Photography and an Easter egg hunt will be Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. with the egg hunt starting at 2 p.m. Both events are at Hearty Pet. Hearty Pet has teamed up with Hagerstown-based Wertman Photography to help give local residents a...
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By MARIE GILBERT | marieg@herald-mail.com | March 30, 2013
If you offer candy, they will come. Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown became a field of dreams on Saturday as thousands of children realized their biggest fantasy - the ground covered in sweets. In an area of the ballpark where players prowl for line drives and home runs are smashed over the fences, children scrambled for plastic eggs filled with treats. It was a free communitywide egg hunt organized by Lifehouse Church, an event held in partnership with local businesses. “It's our way of reaching out to children and families, sharing our love and providing everyone with a fun day,” said Sheliea Athey, administrative assistant for the church's outreach team.
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By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | April 3, 2010
WILLIAMSPORT -- Pebbles Malloy noticed something different this year at the annual Williamsport Volunteer Fire and EMS Easter egg hunt. "I only got three eggs. I usually get a lot more," she said. "I think there were more people this year. " Pebbles, 9, of Williamsport, was right. "A lot more people showed up than anticipated," fire company president Jay Grimes said. "We had (3,000) eggs and they disappeared like BAM!" Fire company member George Nichols, 72, of Williamsport, said he has been to most of the egg hunts in the event's 30-plus-year history.
NEWS
March 29, 2009
The following egg hunts are planned: HANCOCK -- An Easter egg hunt for Hancock-area children will feature 3,000 plastic eggs hidden in Widmeyer Park. The egg hunt is slated for Saturday at 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Hancock Lions, Hancock United Methodist Church and Hardee's, the hunt will begin with registration at 1:30 p.m. at the park. Those ages 12 and younger are invited. The rain date is April 11. WILLIAMSPORT -- An Easter egg hunt will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Faith Christian Fellowship, 16726 Lappans Road.
NEWS
April 10, 2003
The Frederick County YMCA will hold a spring egg hunt for children ages 4-12 at noon Saturday at Staley Park Pavilion. Children will be put into age appropriate categories. No child will go away empty handed. Participants can bring their own baskets. The fee is $5.00 per person. For more information, contact Paul Spurrier at 301-663-5131, ext. 274. Chambersburg (Pa.) Mall , an Easter egg hunt for children age 10 and under will begin Saturday at 10 a.m. and will last about two hours.
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May 5, 2013
The Smithsburg Lions Club and the Smithsburg Community Activities Committee recently hosted an egg hunt for the children of the surrounding communities.  There were more than 1,000 eggs filled with candy by the two groups. There were 52 special eggs with monetary and door prize tickets. Approximately 85 children with their parents attended the event to find the eggs. Children also received a bag of candy, refreshments provided by the Smithsburg Market and snack cakes provided by Little Debbie's distributors.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | April 5, 2013
On Saturday, Memorial Recreation Center hosted its annual Easter egg hunt. After receiving many donations from the community, children gathered in two age groups and were sent on a ready-set-go mission to collect as many eggs as they could. Some of the eggs had special stickers that signified a prize to be collected after the hunt. There were 75 children in attendance and 500 eggs stuffed with candy and 17 prizes of stuffed animals given away. Memorial Rec thanks all those who contributed donations to help make this year's hunt a success.
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By MARIE GILBERT | marieg@herald-mail.com | March 30, 2013
If you offer candy, they will come. Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown became a field of dreams on Saturday as thousands of children realized their biggest fantasy - the ground covered in sweets. In an area of the ballpark where players prowl for line drives and home runs are smashed over the fences, children scrambled for plastic eggs filled with treats. It was a free communitywide egg hunt organized by Lifehouse Church, an event held in partnership with local businesses. “It's our way of reaching out to children and families, sharing our love and providing everyone with a fun day,” said Sheliea Athey, administrative assistant for the church's outreach team.
NEWS
March 29, 2013
Saturday's Easter egg hunts • 10 a.m. Hagerstown Church of the Nazarene, 141 N. Edgewood Drive, Hagerstown. For ages 1 to 12. Bring Easter bags. • 10 a.m. Byron Memorial Park, off U.S. 11, Williamsport. Sponsored by Williamsport Fire and EMS. Call 301-223-9112. • 10 a.m. to noon. Municipal Stadium, 274 Memorial Blvd. East, Hagerstown. Lifehouse Church hosts event open to children 12 and younger. Children ages 1 to 4 will participate from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Those in kindergarten through third grade will participate from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. Fourth- and fifth-graders participate from 11:30 a.m. to noon.  Go to www.lifehousechurch.org . • 10:30 a.m. Pleasant Hall Volunteer Fire Co., 9722 Cumberland Highway, Pleasant Hall, Pa. The Easter Bunny will attend for parents to take photos.
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Lynn Little | March 26, 2013
This week many eggs will be hard-cooked and dyed for use in Easter baskets and egg hunts. Hard-cooked eggs are easy to prepare and easy to keep safe.  1. Place eggs in a saucepan and fill with cold water to one inch above eggs. 2. Cover the pan and quickly bring the water to a boil. 3. Turn off the heat, remove the pan from the burner, and allow the eggs to stand (covered) for 12 minutes for medium-size eggs; 15 minutes for large eggs; 18 minutes for extra large eggs and 21 minutes for jumbo eggs.
EDUCATION
March 24, 2013
Here are some of the things happening this week in Washington County Public Schools: Monday, March 25 2013-14 kindergarten registration - Applications available at all elementary schools Bester Elementary - Grade-one egg hunt, 1:45 to 2:15 p.m.; kindergarten egg hunt, 1:50 p.m. Boonsboro Middle - Staff/student basketball fundraiser game (benefits Cumberland Valley-Breast Cancer Awareness), 6 p.m. at Boonsboro High School Clear Spring Middle - Family Life for eighth-graders Pleasant Valley Elementary - Good citizens luncheon; spring pictures Tuesday, March 26 Clear Spring Middle - Family Life for eighth-graders; perfect attendance drawing Pleasant Valley Elementary - Chess Club, 2:15 p.m. Springfield Middle - STARS breakfast, 7 a.m. Wednesday, March 27 Bester Elementary - Citizen of the month celebration, 2:45 p.m. Clear Spring High - Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting, 7:45 a.m. Clear Spring Middle - Family Life for eighth-graders E. Russell Hicks Middle - Art Club, 2:30 p.m. Fountaindale Elementary - PBIS board game day Funkstown Elementary - Grandparents day, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Pleasant Valley Elementary - 24 Club for fifth-graers, 2:15 p.m. Springfield Middle - MSA reward activity Thursday, March 28 Spring break - Schools closed/central office open Friday, March 29 Spring break - Schools and central office closed
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | March 22, 2013
Tickets are available for the annual Hagerstown YMCA Achievers Banquet set for Saturday, April 13, at the Clarion Hotel 901 Dual Highway in Hagerstown. Tickets cost $25 for adults and $15 for those ages 4 to 11. For more information, call 301-739-3990.   Book club to meet Sunday The book “Samson” by Jacquelin Thomas will be discussed at the SIS Book Club Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Memorial Recreation Center, 109 W. North Ave., first floor.  For more information, call Ladetra Robinson at 240-520-5676.
NEWS
March 22, 2013
Lifehouse Church is partnering with local businesses to provide a free Easter egg hunt for the children of Hagerstown. The church will host a communitywide egg hunt Saturday, March 30, at 10 a.m. at Municipal Stadium. “Our church volunteers have graciously provided over 30,000 eggs, and we're so pleased with the donations we've received from local businesses. We're now able to provide goodie bags that include items from Chick-fil-A, Monkey Joe's, Burger King, Turner's Bowl, Yo Swirl and Tony's Pizza,” said Brandon Shank, the church's outreach director.
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Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock | March 21, 2013
Cold winds and occasional snow flurries might linger around Hancock and across Washington County over these last 10 days of March.  However, that will not stop an especially early Easter from arriving Sunday, March 31. As a lead-in to that Holy Day, Holy Week and Eastertime events abound on calendars in our community. Easter Bunny to visit Saturday First up this Saturday is Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the local Hardee's Restaurant on East Main Street in Hancock.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 21, 2013
1. Find the eggs! Spring children's egg hunt will be 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at Yankauer Nature Preserve, W.Va. 54, Whiting's Neck Road, north of Shepherdstown, W.Va. Eggs, colored to resemble real eggs of wild birds, will be hidden for children to find. Exchange eggs for Easter goodies. For ages 3 to 6. 2 to 3:30 p.m. $5. Registration is required at www.potomacaudubon.org . Call 304-676-8739 or email pvasprograms@gmail.com . 2. Behind the lens Photographer Jim Kern will share stories and photographs at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown.
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