Jaycees Haunted Barn preview is set


October 01, 1998|By Ed McDonough | Ed McDonough,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

IF IT'S OCTOBER, IT MUST be time for one of the biggest activities of the year in northwest Carroll -- Taneytown Jaycees Haunted Barn.

Organizers are having a preview weekend from 8 p.m. until the crowd leaves tomorrow and Saturday. Admission will be $5, $1 off the regular admission price.

The barn will be open Oct. 9, 10, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30 and 31. Wednesday and Thursday hours are 7: 30 p.m. until 9: 30 p.m., and Friday and Saturday hours are 8 p.m. until the last person in line is through the door. A children's matinee is set for 2 p.m. Oct. 24.

The Jaycees need volunteers to help with the barn, the group's biggest fund-raiser of the year. Middle school and high school students are reminded this is one way to earn community service hours needed to graduate.

The barn is in Warehouse Alley, near East Baltimore Street and the railroad tracks. Information: 410-756-4575 or 301-473-7463.

World Communion

Messiah United Methodist Church will be among the churches celebrating World Communion Sunday this weekend at its 10: 15 a.m. service.

Included will be a parade of nations showing the types of dress worn in different cultures. The program is a joint production of music director Leslie Slater and the church's education department.

Sunday school starts at 9 a.m., and a nursery is available during the worship service.

The church is at 25 Middle St. in Taneytown. Information: 410-756-6085.

Bingo time

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church at 44 Frederick St. in Taneytown will hold Family Bingo Evening on Saturday.

A ham and cabbage dinner starts the evening at 5: 30 p.m., with early bird games at 6: 40 p.m. and regular games at 7 p.m.

Information: 410-756-2500.

Indoor yard sale

The women of Keysville Evangelical Lutheran Church at 7301 Keysville Road will hold an indoor yard sale from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday.

Information: 410-756-6064.

Get down to business

The monthly Taneytown business breakfast at 7: 30 a.m. Friday will feature Joel Swern of Safety Net Business Consulting with information about strategic planning, team coordination and employee behavior profiles.

The breakfast is open to all area business owners and employees or those who wish to network.

Information or reservations: Taneytown Economic Development Office, 410-756-6431.

Cheap eats

Grace United Church of Christ in Taneytown will hold a turkey and oyster supper starting at noon Saturday at the Firemen's Activities Building at the Carnival Grounds off Memorial Drive.

The menu includes turkey, oysters, string beans, mashed potatoes, dressing, gravy, sauerkraut, cranberry sauce, applesauce, roll and cake. Cost is $9.50 for adults, $4.50 for ages 5 to 12, and age 4 and younger free. Carryouts are 50 cents extra.

A baked goods table will be available.

Information: 410-756-2302.

Little League meeting

Taneytown Little League will accept final nominations and vote for the board of directors at its meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Roberts Mill Park.

Parents of players are urged to attend to help guide the league.

Information: 410-876-9957, 410-756-1223 or 410-756-6965.

Hunter safety course

Taneytown Rod and Gun Club will hold a hunter safety course beginning this evening at the club grounds, 12380 Shoemaker ** Road, between Taneytown and Emmitsburg.

The course runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday and Oct. 8, with the times for the Oct. 11 class to be determined.

Call Dick or Florence Miller at 410-751-1685 today to register.

Republicans meet

The Republican Women's Club of Taneytown meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Post hall at Broad Street and Roberts Mill Road.

Ed McDonough's Northwest Carroll neighborhood column appears each Thursday in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.

Pub Date: 10/01/98

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