Union Bridge Fire Company will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday at the fire hall.
The menu will include sausage and sausage gravy, hominy, home fries, scrambled eggs, baked apples, biscuits, muffins, juice and coffee.
The cost is $5 for adults; $2 for children ages 6 to 12; and free for age 5 and younger.
The fire hall is at 8 W. Locust St. Information: 410-775-7422.
Valley Lions Club sets community blood drive
Valley Lions Club of Pleasant Valley will hold its fall community blood drive from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Pleasant Valley fire hall.
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended to keep waiting times to a minimum.
The fire hall is at 2030 S. Pleasant Valley Road. Information: 410-848-3163.
Taneytown business group to hold breakfast meeting
Taneytown Economic Development Commission will hold its monthly business breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 18 at Thunderhead Bowling Centre at Routes 140 and 832.
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, a 6th District Republican, and a panel of federal and state small-business representatives will discuss small-business incentives.
The cost for breakfast is $5.50, payable at the meeting. Reservations are required by Wednesday at 410-751-1100.
Key High School reunion to honor Class of 1977
The Class of 1977 of Francis Scott Key High School will hold a 25-year reunion dinner dance from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Elks Club in Westminster.
Tickets are $35 and include a buffet and entertainment.
Invitations have been sent to alumni who have been located. Anyone who has not been contacted should call Darlene Rankin at 410-857-4705.
Reservations with payment are required by Nov. 1.
Taneytown rec council announces fall classes
Taneytown Area Recreation Council has announced fall programs.
Noncompetitive recreational volleyball for ages 15 and older is played from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at Northwest Middle School gym. The program continues every week until Dec. 18, then resumes Jan. 8.
The Taneytown Theater Troupe is looking for members to act or help behind the scenes. Those age 18 and older are invited to attend meetings from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at Northwest Middle School cafeteria. Information: 410-756-1420.
Tae kwon do self-defense classes are held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays year-round at Taneytown Senior Center. The cost is $45 a month or $55 for the family. Registration is open. A uniform is required. Information: 410-848- 0481.
The council is seeking an aerobics instructor. The post is paid.
Library programs slated for children and adults
The Taneytown library branch, 10 Grand Drive, will offer:
"Year-round Family Story Time" for all ages (age 3 and younger must be with an adult) at 9:45 a.m. today on "Cool Characters," and 7 p.m. Wednesday on the books of Rosemary Wells.
"The Films of the Greatest Generation: Films and Filmmakers of the 1940s" at 7 p.m. Tuesday for adults. Clips from classic 1940s films will be shown, with discussion of the filmmakers and actors of the day as part of "Carroll County Reads" program, focusing on Tom Brokaw's book The Greatest Generation.
Taneytown council: Taneytown City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 17 E. Baltimore St. 410-751-1100.
Union Bridge planning: Union Bridge Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Town Hall, 104 W. Locust St. 410-775-2711.
St. Luke's (Winter's) Lutheran: A Fall Festival of Faith will be held every Sunday this month. The Tone Chime Choir of Carroll Lutheran Village will provide music at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. The church is at 701 Green Valley Road in New Windsor. 410-635-6177.
St. Paul's United Methodist: Missions Sunday will be Sunday. A representative from the Heifer Project will visit to acknowledge the church's contributions. Light fare will be served after the service. The next book club meeting will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 to discuss Quite a Year For Plums by Bailey White. 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. 410-635-2442.
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran: Worship will be at 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Nicholas Brie's sermon, "Who's Calling?" Church school is at 9 a.m. Sunday. An informal worship with Holy Communion is held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown. 410-751-1203.
Keysville Evangelical Lutheran: Worship will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Deacon Charles Barnhart Jr.'s sermon, "On With the Banquet." Church school is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The church is at 7301 Keysville Road, Keymar. Office, 410-756- 6064; deacon, 410-751-1416.