Dublin: Thanksgiving happenings set for Darlington area

The Dublin United Methodist Church will be hosting a Thanksgiving eve community meal on Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 4 to 6:45 p.m. Worship service to follow at 7 p.m. All are invited!

Wondering about Advent? Grace Memorial Episcopal Church and the Wilson Center offer an Advent program for children ages 4 through 10. The program Wondering About Advent will explore the Advent story from the perspective of the prophets, the shepherds, Mary and Joseph and the Maji. It will include storytelling and creative arts. For those who wish to stay, a family dinner will be offered in the church hall. This program will be held Tuesdays, Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 11 and 18 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. followed by a dinner. The program will be held at The Wilson Center and Grace Memorial Church. Contact the church office, 410-836-3587. There is no charge but a count is needed for supplies and dinner.

The annual interdenominational Community Thanksgiving Service is scheduled at St. James UAME Church, 3345 Cedar Church Road in Darlington, on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. A freewill offering for the Darlington Lions Club Christmas baskets will be taken. For further information call 410-457-4486.

Heard about the bread at Scarborough's Store yet? Local baker Lisa Reeves is fulfilling her dream to turn a hobby into a small business. According to Lisa, she used to work full-time and commute quite a distance, but then she had the opportunity to work out of her home. She loves to bake and started with typical breads, white and whole wheat, which she baked for family and friends. But once she expanded into "rustic" breads, she saw the business potential. Now, a year and a half later, she is licensed through the State of Maryland and bakes all her products by hand from start to finish. She sells her beautiful loaves at Scarborough's Store in Darlington. Since her capacity is limited, you have to pre-order through Scarborough's, 410-457-4242, if you want to pick up your bread there. She delivers on Thursday late afternoon. She also accepts special large orders for parties or dinners. Lisa can be reached at 410-459-7588 to check out the large variety she bakes.

The Darlington Lions is having their annual Christmas Fruit Sale. Navel oranges are available by the full case for $25 and a half case for $14. Grapefruit can be purchased for $24 for a full case and $14 for a half case. The fruit will be distributed Dec. 8 at the Darlington Methodist Church fro 9 to 10:30 a.m. Orders may be placed by calling Larry Burton, 410-457-8787, by Nov. 22

Help support our schools! The Unique Boutique and The Painted Wonders, 3321 Conowingo Road in Street, will be collecting food for needy families for the holidays. We will be helping Dublin PA with its food drive and The Twice Blessed Thrift Store. Stop by, shop a little, help a lot! We will also be adopting a family for Thanksgiving and will be accepting food, gift cards and cash donations. Our holiday open house is Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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