March 15, 2012
Fort Frederick State Park will host its third annual youth fishing rodeo Saturday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will join park staff at Fort Frederick's Beaver Pond, which will be stocked with trout and ready for fishing. The event is open to those ages 15 and younger. Prizes sponsored by the Clear Spring Lions Club will be given out to each participant. Space is limited to 30 participants and registration is required. Each participant must be accompanied by an adult older than 18 and bring their own bait and tackle.
February 21, 2011
Camp Joy El Energize Connection weekend is from 7 p.m. Friday, March 4, to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 6. The camp is open to students in grades two through five. "Paradise Island" is the theme to this camp. Cost is $62.50. Those who register by Friday, Feb. 25, the cost is $57.50. For information, call Camp Joy El at 717-369-4539 or register online at www.joyel.org .
July 6, 2012
A sleepover for girls wil be from 8 p.m. Saturday, July 21, to 8 a.m. Sunday, July 22, at Xtreme Magic Diva Allstarz, 920 W. Washington St., Suite 200, Hagerstown. The event is for girls ages 8 to 18, and includes pizza, drinks, snacks and doughnuts in the morning. There also will be music, games and crafts. The cost is $10. For more information, contact Linda at 301-991-9455 or email@example.com .
June 22, 2011
Maryland Ensemble Theatre is holding open auditions from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, June 27, and Tuesday, June 28, for its upcoming season (September 2011 to June 2012) Auditions will be held at Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick. The MET will be looking for all types of non-union actors 18 and older. Actors are asked to prepare two contrasting one to minute monologues. All roles are paid. For more information, contact the MET at 301-696-4744, ext. 1, or firstname.lastname@example.org .
May 23, 2013
Tri-State Ravens Nest No. 12 will hold its annual banquet Saturday, June 1, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way in Halfway. The club will honor Kelechi Osemele of the Baltimore Ravens with its Player of the Year award and give out scholarships to local high school players. There will be a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by silent and live auctions. Tickets cost $30 per person. For tickets, call Kim Wesmiller at 301-432-6933.
May 24, 2012
The 33rd annual Halfway Park Days, sponsored by the Lions Club of Halfway, will be held Saturday and Sunday at Martin L. “Marty” Snook Memorial Park in Halfway. New food vendors will be on hand along with some new craft vendors. Entertainment will be provided by the Magic of Michael T, the South Hagerstown High School Mid Nighters and Take Two. Chicken, prepared by the Lions Club, will be available for purchase. For more information, call Stanley Johnson at 301-739-3219.
December 19, 2012
Registration for the Fort Ritchie Community Center's second annual Bass Fishing Tournament is under way. The tournament will consist of three heats on March 16, April 13 and May 11, and anglers will compete for more than $15,000 in possible cash prizes. Winners of each of the three heats will be invited to compete in a championship fish-off on June 22, when boat fishing will be allowed on Lake Royer for the first time in 15 years. Fort Ritchie's Lake Royer is a 22-acre privately owned lake that restricts fishing during all other times of the year.
March 23, 2012
Washington County Health Department is hosting an open house for the new location of its WIC Program at 2 p.m. Friday, March 30, at 947 N. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. RSVP to 240-313-3337.
October 30, 2012
A free all-you-can-eat community breakfast will be from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Kasiesville Bible Church, 12639 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg. The public is invited. Call 717-328-5374.
April 11, 2012
A seminar for homeowners will be held Saturday, April 21, at noon at Re/Max Achievers, 222 E. Oak Ridge Drive, Suite 2000, in Hagerstown. The free seminar is for those who are having problems paying their mortgage and what options are available. For more information, call 301-739-4800.