Grace United Church, fire companies will feed you this weekend


March 03, 1994|By MICHELLE HOFFMAN

Well, we've made it through the dismal hibernation months and we're on the verge of springtime. Judging from the newsletters I have received and the advertisements I have seen for coming events, many northwest Carroll Countians share my welcome of a cabin-fever reprieve.


Tired of cooking at home? Come to the Taneytown Activities Building on Memorial Drive this Saturday, and let the members of Grace United Church of Christ serve you.

The church is sponsoring its annual fried chicken, ham and oyster spring supper at noon.

The menu will consist of ham, oysters, fried chicken, parsley potatoes, corn, pepper slaw, applesauce, rolls, cake, coffee and hot tea. "All you can eat" meals will be served family style.

Cost of the meals: adults, $8.50; children 4-12, $4; and children 4 and under eat free. All carry-outs will cost an additional 50 cents.

Listen to WTTR radio cancellations in case of bad weather.


Make it a full day by stopping by St. Joseph's Church on Frederick Street to play bingo. Early bird games start at 6:40 p.m. Saturday, regular games at 7 p.m.


If the oysters for lunch don't fill you up, stop by the Union Bridge Fire Company Activities Building on Saturday for a bull and oyster roast.

The menu will consist of fried, steamed or raw oysters; fried chicken; pit beef; mashed potatoes and gravy; sauerkraut; hot dogs; pepper slaw and dessert. Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

From 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., music will be provided by On the Border.

The cost is $18 per person. Information: Jo Ann, 775-7830.


The New Windsor Volunteer Fire Department is having a breakfast from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the fire hall, 209 High St.

At $4.25 for adults, $2.25 for children 4-10 years old, and free for children under 4, one can eat eggs, pancakes, sausage, hominy and puddin'.

Breakfast is served at the New Windsor Fire Hall on the first Sunday of every month. Information: 635-6373.


Bring a joyful voice to St. Paul's United Methodist Church in New Windsor.

For the next eight Sundays, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., rehearsals will be held by the Community Chorus in preparation for a Community Concert to be held at 7 p.m. April 24 at St. Paul's.

No rehearsals will be held Palm Sunday, March 27, or Easter Sunday, April 3.

St. Paul's is at 200 Main St. Information: 635-2092.


You don't need to be a member of the Polar Bear Club to think during March about swimming.

The 1994 summer season pool memberships are on sale at the Taneytown City Office. Sales began March 1 and will continue until April 30.

Tickets purchased during this interval will be 10 percent off the regular season membership fee of $135 per in-town family; $75 per in-town individual; $175 for an out-of-town family; and $90 per out-of-town individual.

Purchase tickets early because after April 30 they will be sold at full price.


If you are a certified lifeguard, the city of Taneytown has a job for you. If you are interested, stop by the City Office with a prepared resume and fill out an application.


Postmaster Neil Cohen wants to notify the community that the New Windsor post office has new hours:

* Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m.

* Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Mr. Cohen said the post office also offers 24-hour lobby service with a stamp vending machine.

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