Perryville fire co. gearing up for breakfast Aug. 24

The Perryville Fire Company will hold its fourth Sunday of the month, all-you-can-eat breakfast on Aug 24. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and breakfast runs through 11:30 a.m. Please call 410-920-5079 with questions.

This weekend is the Arts Festival in Havre de Grace.

The Perryville Farmers Market is open every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Roundhouse Drive in Lower Ferry Park downtown Perryville. Vendors are selling produce, crafts, baked goods and more.

The Perryville Railroad Museum is open every Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

The U.S. Naval Training Center Bainbridge Museum, 6 S. Main St. in Port Deposit is open year-round on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. The museum houses one of the most unique naval collections in the USA and is featuring period naval uniforms. For more information visit

Texas Hold'em is played 7 p.m. weekly on Wednesday and Friday nights at the Perryville American Legion Post 135, on Cherry Street in Perryville. $10 entry. Cash prizes, food and beverages available.

Longaberger and Vera Bradley Bingo will be played Friday, Aug. 22 at Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, 1403 Old Mountain Road South, Joppa, to benefit Bay Country Gentlemen. Doors open 6 p.m., early bird is at 6:50 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m. Food and beverage available. Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable for bonus prize ticket. For more info call Nancy Hobbs, 410-877-3378, Judi Pratt, 410-879-7656, or Brenda Conjour, 410-273-7332.

A variety quarter auction is Saturday, Aug. 23 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 201 Mt. Royal Ave., Aberdeen. Doors open at 6 p.m. and auction begins at 7 p.m. to benefit Prader-Willis Foundation. Handmade, homemade, vendors and gift cards. Maximum two paddles per person at $2 each. Food and beverage available. Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable for bonus prize ticket. For more info call Brenda Conjour, 410-273-7332.

Birthday wishes to Wendy Brown as she celebrates on Aug. 27.

Eva Furentes is sent birthday wishes on her Aug. 25 birthday

Happy Aug. 31 birthday to Nelson Noble.

Happy Aug. 29 birthday to Jen Hill.

Becky and Chuck Kennedy are sent anniversary wishes as they celebrate on Aug. 16.

John and Suzy Keefer and David and Jenny Savin are wished a very happy anniversary on Aug. 14.

Janet and Bob Schneider enjoyed a relaxing week in Ocean City.

Harry and Karen Evans just returned from Watkins Glen, where they took in the NASCAR race.

Cindy and James Hernandez enjoyed the Ravens vs 49ers game in Baltimore. Way to go Ravens!

Howard and Sheila Smith took the children to Great Adventure for a day of fun.

Enjoy a short stack for a tall cause on Sept. 6 at Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to Support St. Paul's National Youth Gathering. Breakfast is served from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Aberdeen Applebee's. Cost is $7 per person with children under 3 free. There will also be a car wash available. So come out and enjoy a short stack and have your car washed.

Get well wishes are extended to Ron and Carolyn Mathias, Mary Walter, Frances Rosling, Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Betty McFadden, Betty and Jim Fayer, Bo Sinclair, Georgia Gransky, Helen Wood Bagley, Frances Riale, Evalyn Owens, Sharon Pryer, Marianne Pryer, Ethel Dill, June Peddicord, Chris Walz, Marianne Lilley, John and Adele Witmer, Rita and Bill Clauss, Kay Lewis, Lynn Schweizer, Betty Terry, Ed Almony, Ethel Dill, Jerry Phillips, Jean Oliver-Haynes, Jeannine Swift, Sue Cubbage, Jeanine Easley, Janett Westermeyer, Margaret Caracciolo, Harriet Cole, Nancy Natkin, Gladys Dawson, Delores Brown, Sue Bowers, Bob & Dorothy Snyder, Sherry Green, Todd Shea, Don Sykes, Ashley Jones, Pearl Johnson, Charles Wagner, George Wilson, Connie Buck, Virginia Phillips, Jean Lockhard, Judy Benton, Jeannine Easley, Virginia Stanford, Terry & Nancy Thurman, Trent Loughlin, Josh Carlon, Pastor Henry Schaefer, Leslie Dissek, Adam Zeller, Sandy Brooks, Nancy Quinn, Janet and Pastor Neale Wirtanen, Gisela Knapp, Kit Harris, Margaret Gosweiler, June Gangel, Joe Pacifico, Sheila Funk, Herb and Mary Lou Southall, Bonnie Donoho, Peggy Scholl, Wilbur Scholl, Edwina Ewing.

Thank you to all those who submit articles for the column. Keep those birthdays, anniversaries, special parties and celebrations, family functions, vacations and anything you want to see in print coming to me at And don't forget to mark the subject line "ARTICLE FOR THE RECORD."

This day in Cecil County, Aug. 15, 1932: a marker was unveiled by DAR at Rodgers Tavern in Perryville.

Today in world history, Aug. 15,1769: Napoleon was born.

Today is National Polka Day! Crank up that accordion and start dancing the Polka. One, two, three, one, two, three (sorry I was a week ahead of myself in the Aug. 8 column).

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