Final registration set for rec programs

October 09, 2003

Taneytown Recreation Council has announced final registration dates for programs.

Basketball registration for grades one through eight will be taken from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Northwest Middle School, 99 Kings Drive.

For those who registered previously, reporting dates for team selection have been changed to 6 p.m. Oct. 20 for fifth- and sixth-grade girls and Oct. 22 for boys; Oct. 21 for seventh- and eighth-grade girls and Oct. 23 for boys.

Information: 410-386-2103.

Barnyard bingo planned by fire company Saturday

New Windsor Fire Company will hold barnyard bingo beginning at noon Saturday at the carnival grounds on Atlee Avenue.

Tickets are $5. The winning square will be worth $500, with adjoining squares worth $100 or $25.

Food and beverages will be available at noon. Proceeds benefit the fire company's new building fund.

Information: 410-775-7402.

Country breakfast buffet to be served in Taneytown

St. Joseph Council 11631, Knights of Columbus, will hold a country breakfast buffet from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday at St. Joseph's Church social hall in Taneytown.

The menu will include pancakes, scrambled eggs, pudding, hominy, bacon, sausage, home fries, chipped beef, sausage gravy, toast and beverages.

The cost is $5; $3 for children ages 7 to 10; and free for ages 6 and younger.

Baked goods also will be available.

The church is at 44 E. Frederick St. Information: 410-751-1712.

All-you-can-eat pancakes are on the menu Sunday

Union Bridge Fire Company will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to noon Sunday at the fire hall.

The menu will include pancakes, French toast, sausage and sausage gravy, pudding and hominy, home fries, scrambled eggs, baked apples, biscuits, muffins and beverages.

The cost is $5; $2 for children older than age 5; and free for children age 5 and younger.

The fire hall is at 8 W. Locust St. Information: 410-775-7422.

Valley Lions Club slates fall community blood drive

Valley Lions Club will hold its fall community blood drive from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Pleasant Valley fire hall, 2030 S. Pleasant Valley Road.

Walk-ins will be taken, but appointments are recommended. Appointments: Bobbie Davis, 410-848-3163.

Knitting, games, stories on the schedule at library

The Taneytown library branch, 10 Grand Drive, will offer:

Family Story Time for all ages (age 3 and younger must be with an adult) at 9:45 a.m. today on "Slow and Steady," and 7 p.m. Wednesday on "That's So Silly."

"Yours, Mine & Ours: Living in a Blended Family" at 7 p.m. today for all ages. Michele Barattucci of the Carroll County Training and Development Center will discuss issues divorced families face as they try to create working relations with their former spouse and a secure environment for their children.

"Knitting for Beginners" at 1 p.m. today for adults. Participants must take supplies to learn the basics of knitting, stitches, and choosing yarn and needles. Registration is required.

Play Games at the Library at 4 p.m. Wednesday for teens. Youths can learn and play board games. Those who beat the librarian can win chocolate.

Information: 410-386-4488.

Public meeting

Taneytown council: Taneytown City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 17 E. Baltimore St. 410-751-1100.

Church news

Keysville Evangelical Lutheran: Worship will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Deacon Charles Barnhart Jr.'s sermon "It's Worth the Risk." Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m. The church is at 7301 Keysville Road, Keymar. Office, 410-756- 6064; deacon, 410-751-1416.

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran: Worship will be at 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Sunday with Seminarian Paul Schultz preaching. Church school is at 9 a.m. Sunday. An informal worship with Holy Communion will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The church is at 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown. 410-751-1203.

St. Paul's United Methodist: Praise and Play for children is held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. The next Book Club meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 to discuss Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind by Ann Ross. The church holds a community coffee at 9 a.m. Mondays and Fridays. 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.

Around town

Firehouse bingo: Taneytown Volunteer Fire Company holds bingo at 7 p.m. every Monday in the activities building on the carnival grounds, Memorial Drive. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. 410- 756-2021 or 410-756-6253.

Play bingo: Pleasant Valley Community Volunteer Fire Department will hold bingo at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the fire hall, 2030 S. Pleasant Valley Road. 410-848-1977.

Play group: Pleasant Valley Play Group will meet from 10 a.m. to noon every Thursday at St. Matthew's United Church of Christ, 1427 Pleasant Valley Road. The group is open to all children from infant to preschooler, and their parents or caregivers. No fees are charged to participate. 410-848-6384.

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