Lions Club to serve ham, chicken dinner Sunday

September 20, 2001

Union Bridge Lions Club will hold a chicken and ham dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Union Bridge Community Center.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children. Proceeds will benefit club community projects.

The community center is on Ladiesburg Road.

Information: 410-775-2192.

Elmer Wolfe pupils collecting funds for victims

Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary School is collecting money for the terrorist attack victims.

Pupils are being asked to bring in "Nickels for New York and Dimes for D.C." through Sept. 28. All money will be donated to the Red Cross to be sent to the designated cities.

FOR THE RECORD - A notice about Sunday services in yesterday's Carroll County edition of The Sun should have listed a 10 a.m. service at St. Mary's United Church of Christ, 1441 E. Mayberry Road, Silver Run. Information: 410- 346-7977. The Sun regrets the error.

Information: 410-751-3307.

Key Class of 1976 to hold two-day reunion

Francis Scott Key High School's Class of 1976 will hold its 25th reunion Sept. 28 and 29.

A tour and reception at the recently renovated high school is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 28. Class members are invited to attend the Smithsburg-FSK football game at 7 p.m.

A dinner dance will be held Sept. 29 at Best Western Westminster Catering and Conference Center, 451 WMC Drive. Social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 a person in advance, $40 at the door.

Anyone who has not received an invitation should contact Sue Billings at 410-751-1035 or aebt town@qis.net, or visit the class Web site, www.carrollweb.com/fsk1976.

Hunter safety course scheduled by rod, gun club

Taneytown Rod and Gun Club and the Department of Natural Resources will offer a hunter safety course next month.

Classes will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 2, 4 and 8 and at 9 a.m. Oct. 14. Participants must attend all four sessions.

Upon completion of the class, passing a test and live firing, a certificate will be issued so a hunter's license can be purchased.

Registration is required. Information: 410-751-1685.

Stories and quilting on the agenda at library

The Taneytown library branch, 10 Grand Drive, offers activities this month and next.

Year-round Family Story Time for all ages will feature "Train Time" at 11 a.m. today and "Feathered Friends" at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Age 3 and younger must be with an adult.

"Bedtime Stories: Feathered Friends" for all ages (age 3 and younger with an adult) will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"Quick Bow-Tie Quilt" for adults will be offered at 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Beginning quilters can learn a quick hand-piecing technique to make a bow-tie pattern quilt. Fabric packets will be provided. A list of needed materials will be available at registration, which begins Monday.

Information: 410-386-4488.

Lions promote reading at New Windsor school

Sulphur Springs Lions Club recently held its annual DEAR (Drop Everything and Read) program at New Windsor Middle School.

About 20 children participated in reading, crafts, storytelling and learning Spanish from Lion Sharon Schuster.

Children were allowed to take a favorite book home after the three-day event.

Club secretary Bonnie Seibel-Talbert is chairwoman of the DEAR program.

Public meetings

Union Bridge planning: Union Bridge Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Town Hall, 104 W. Locust St. Information: 410-775-2711.

Taneytown planning: Taneytown Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 17 E. Baltimore St. Information: 410-751-1100.

Union Bridge council: Union Bridge Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Town Hall, 104 W. Locust St. Information: 410-775- 2711.

New Windsor planning: New Windsor Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the town office, 211 High St. Information: 410-635- 6575.

Around town

Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary: Back-to-school nights will be held at 7 p.m. today for kindergarten and Tuesday for first grade. Information: 410-751-3305.

Taneytown Elementary: A discussion for parents will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 with Dr. Hal Urban talking about "Life's Greatest Lessons - 20 Things I Want My Kids to Know." Urban will give in-school presentations at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 27. Parents are welcome. Information: 410-751- 3260.

New Windsor rec: New Windsor Recreation Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at New Windsor Middle School, 1100 Green Valley Road. Information: 410-775-2407 or 410-386-2103.

Church news

St. Mary's Evangelical Lutheran: A contemporary service of praise and singing with live music will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday. Traditional services normally are at 10 a.m. Sundays. The church is on Route 97 at Mayberry Road, Silver Run. Information: 410-346- 7146.

St. Paul's United Methodist: A Teen Drop In with games and fellowship for youths in grades six through 12 will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow. The church is starting a book club for those who enjoy reading and would like to talk about the books they read. The first meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 in the fellowship hall to organize and discuss Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler. Church school is at 9 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday. The church is at 200 Main St., New Windsor. Information: 410-635-2442.

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