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August 15, 2013
Fort Ritchie Community Center Healthy Family Day will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade. The free event includes massages, health information and screenings, personal trainers, senior health information and more. Kids events and activities include NFL punt, pass and kick competition, moon bounce, face painting, Life Net 81 helicopter,  fire truck and ambulance displays, Smokey the Bear, McGruff the Crime Dog, kids hip hop, nutrition for kids, Fierce Cheer demo and more.
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September 9, 1998
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Shippensburg University will host Parents and Family Day on Saturday. Events include a brief historical overview of the university by James Coolson, professor and chairman of the history/philosophy department; a musical and theatrical showcase by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs; a mock Student Senate meeting; a photographic display in Kauffman Gallery; and roving entertainment. All buildings will be open to tour. The university store will also be open.
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by TARA REILLY | July 15, 2002
tarar@herald-mail.com Five U.S. Army reservists received medals Sunday at an annual event for former and active reservists and their families. The event, Former Active Army Reservists/Family Day, was held at the U.S. Army Reserves 1007th Maintenance Co. building on Willard Street in Hagerstown About 40 people attended. The soldiers who received the Army Achievement Medals were Staff Sgt. Kathleen Fitzgerald, Sgt. Edmund Lee, Sgt. 1st Class Douglas Mason, and Specialists Vivian Wilson and Starsha Shankle.
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July 31, 2008
Ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pa. Tickets cost $15; $5 for Shippensburg University students and ages 11 and younger. Shippensburg University's Activities Program Board presents the ventriloquist as part of Parents and Family Day. Trefzger has a trunk of zany characters she uses in her comedy routine. For tickets, call 717-477-7469 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
NEWS
October 3, 2009
St. Paul's UCC, 4822 Steele Ave., Lemasters, Pa., The Teen Challenge Choir will be sharing their freedom in Jesus Christ at 10 a.m. Sunday. A fellowship meal follows. Grace United Methodist Church, 712 Church St., Hagerstown, on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Rider Fellowship Hall, there will be craft tables with centerpieces, lots of fall and Christmas items, goodie tables with apple dumplings, homemade candies, and homemade apple butter, along with sandwiches and homemade soups.
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By DARYLENE MOWEN / 301-331-5683 | June 3, 2009
o Read more Darylene Mowen columns at washingtoncountyliving.com Ballroom dancing Jim Powers will hold his ballroom dance party Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan Club. Admission is $4. For more information, call 301-791-1551. AARP luncheon The AARP Chapter 623 will hold its spring luncheon at Western Sizzlin' Tuesday at 1 p.m. The luncheon costs $10.30 plus tip. Brook Lane family day Brook Lane campus will hold family day Saturday, June 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free event will include children's games, petting zoo, moon bounce, face painting, a clown making balloon sculptures, croquet and bocce ball.
NEWS
April 21, 1997
By LISA GRAYBEAL Staff Writer, Waynesboro WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Spread out on blankets, flying kites in the meadow or walking the trails at Renfrew Park, hundreds of people celebrated Earth Day on Sunday simply by enjoying their natural surroundings. For the seventh year, organizers at Renfrew Institute for Cultural and Environmental Studies invited the public to renew their appreciation for the planet through activities, entertainment, educational exhibits, and programs.
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August 11, 2006
GOLF Beaver Creek professional Dirk Schultz won the Horizon Chi Chi's Shootout on Thursday as the WACO weeklong festivities continued at Beaver Creek Country Club. Schultz defeated Randy Cree with a par on the final hole. Schultz posted three birdies down the stretch on his way to the win. Schultz posted three birdies down the stretch on his way to the win. Mike Butts was third, Greg Henry fourth and Brian Crabtree was fifth. The "Big Daddy" Long Drive contest is tonight at 5 and the WACO Championship is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at Beaver Creek.
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July 17, 2009
The Herald-Mail Co. Caitlin Kelch has been named a part-time graphic artist in the Digital Department of The Herald-Mail Co. Kelch joined the company last year as a part-time Newspaper in Education coordinator in the Marketing Department, and also has been involved in various digital initiatives at The Herald-Mail, including work with HMTV, Facebook and others. A graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School in Hagerstown and The School of Visual Arts in New York City, she previously worked as both a director and senior producer for Bloomberg L.P. in New York.
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by NANCY S. GRASMICK | February 24, 2003
Parental involvement in education matters may very well be the very best investment in the future of Maryland. The Maryland State Department of Education recently launched a campaign, Take 15 for the Family...Building a Lifetime of Learning, that focuses on building awareness of the important role parents play in education and providing fun and easy resources to help parents get more actively involved. It is critical that we reinforce this message in our schools and our communities.
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August 15, 2013
Fort Ritchie Community Center Healthy Family Day will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade. The free event includes massages, health information and screenings, personal trainers, senior health information and more. Kids events and activities include NFL punt, pass and kick competition, moon bounce, face painting, Life Net 81 helicopter,  fire truck and ambulance displays, Smokey the Bear, McGruff the Crime Dog, kids hip hop, nutrition for kids, Fierce Cheer demo and more.
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NEWS
August 4, 2013
The Fort Ritchie Community Center in Cascade will offer a free day of health screenings, exercise classes and information for families, children and seniors Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at the former Fort Ritchie, the community center is along the Blue Ridge, overlooking twin lakes. The Healthy Family Expo will include a Punt, Pass and Kick competition for boys and girls ages 6 to 15. Free registration can be found at www.NFL PPK.com . The event will include massage and sound therapy; Life Net 81 Helicopter; Smokey Bear; McGruff the Crime Dog; fire and rescue displays; blood pressure screenings and hearing tests; exercise classes, including cardio sculpt, body pump, Zumba, pilates and hip-hop for children.
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Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | May 22, 2013
The annual Halfway Park Days/Family Fun Day has been canceled. The event was to be held Saturday at Martin L. “Marty” Snook Memorial Park in Halfway. The event, long known as Halfway Park Days and hosted by the Halfway Lions Club, has been traditionally held over the Memorial Day weekend. Samuel Key, president of the Halfway Lions Club, which sponsors the event, submitted the following: “Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Halfway Lions Club has found it necessary to cancel the 2013 Family Fun Day/Halfway Park Days.
NEWS
October 5, 2012
Marlowe Assembly of God, 9045 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, W.Va., has changed the day of its Community Family Fun Day, which was scheduled for Sunday. All Family Fun Day outdoor activities (free food, barrel train, moon bounce, archery, games, face painting, golf shoot, etc.) have been rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 14, following an indoor service beginning at 10:30 a.m. For information, call the church office at 304-274-2474.
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By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | June 3, 2012
Hagerstown got its usual dose of the blues Thursday, Friday and Saturday, but there was something special about the fourth day in City Park. The 17th annual Western Maryland Blues Fest has typically featured a free day of music in the park on the final day of the event, and festival founder Carl Disque said he believes Sunday's installment of the festival was one of the best in the park so far. The seating area in front of the Peter Buys Band...
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By C.J. LOVELACE | cj.lovelace@herald-mail.com | May 6, 2012
Marshall Mangold got a little nervous as he got about halfway up the 24-foot rock wall at the Valley Mall. The 6-year-old from Boonsboro got a little coaching from the River Riders wall attendant before jumping off and gliding back down to the floor. “It's really high to the top,” said Marshall, who was with his mother, Carrie Mangold, and 2-year-old sister, Macy. “That was fun when I jumped down.” The Mangolds were among many area families who came out to enjoy Family Fun Day at the mall Sunday afternoon.
NEWS
September 8, 2011
The Family Fun Day event scheduled for Saturday at Cunningham Falls State Park has been canceled, according to Debbie Morgan of Oudoor Women's Life. Outdoor Women's Life sponsoring the event in partnership with Pheasant Forever and Quail Forever.
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By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | July 16, 2011
To make the most of her shopping experience Saturday at Celebrate! The Arts at Old Market Day in downtown Chambersburg, Donna Starliper used her tried-and-true approach to scanning the hundreds of craft booths. "We take one swipe up and then one swipe down. We're organized," said Starliper, who said she doesn't deviate from her shopping strategy. The Shippensburg, Pa., resident comes every year to sample the food, listen to the entertainment and browse the more than 200 craft vendors that line Main Street between King and Washington streets.
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By KATE S. ALEXANDER | kate.alexander@herald-mail.com | July 1, 2011
In the shadow of the waning evening sun, lawn chairs were clustered among spread blankets, their occupants waiting for the sky above Boonsboro to ignite with works of fire. The aroma of freshly fried potatoes mingled with lilting Sousa marches in the air to signal that it was again time to wish happy birthday to America. Hundreds of people filled Shafer Memorial Park Friday for the 11th annual Boonsboro Independence Day Celebration. It was as if a Norman Rockwell painting had come to life, said Carrie Turner of Hagerstown.
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By MARIE GILBERT | July 24, 2010
Every four years, the World Cup reignites the sports argument in this country. Is soccer gaining in popularity? If you visited Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park on Saturday, you might have thought it was the national pastime. There was soccer talk, soccer games, soccer clinics and people who support soccer. About 500 people were expected to attend a Family Fun Day sponsored by the Williamsport Youth Soccer Association. The event was an opportunity to thank parents and volunteers who help make the league possible, Pat Kubala said.
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