A Valentine's Dance with DJ Batman is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9 at Perryville Fire Company, 920 Principio Furnace Road, Perryville. Join the party with the area's most popular DJ, Batman, who is famous for the "Booze Cruise" and the wildest dance parties permitted by law. Doors open at 7 p.m., the dance runs 8 p.m. until midnight. No BYOB and must be 21 years of age with ID. For tickets and information, contact Charlie Gardner, 443-350-0872.
The Washington College alumni are holding their annual "Toast to George," in honor of college founder George Washington's birthday, at the Laurrapin Grill in Havre de Grace on Sat., Feb. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Please RSVP to http://www.washcoll.edu/live/events/1807-havre-de-grace-md-toast-to-george or firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to Bill Gunn on his installation as Venerable Master of Albert Pike Lodge of Perfection at the Scottish Rite in Baltimore.
Vendors are wanted for Good Shepherd Catholic School's indoor flea market to be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free and there will be food and drinks available for purchase. For more information please contact Katie, 410-802-4302 or email@example.com
A variety quarter auction will be held today (Friday) at 7 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 Mount Royal Ave. in Aberdeen. Doors open at 6 p.m. Paddles are $2 each with a maximum of two paddles per person. Food and beverages available.
A Basket and Vera Bradley and Pandora Bingo will be held on Friday, Feb. 15 at the American Legion Bernard L. Tobin Post 128, 44 N. Parke St. in Aberdeen. This event is sponsored by the Aberdeen High School Prom Committee. Doors open at 6 p.m. with an early bird at 6:45. Bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets available by calling Brenda Conjour, 410-273-7332. Food and drinks will be available for sale. Bring a canned good and /or non-perishable food items for bonus prize ticket.
Upcoming Perryville High School sporting events: boys basketball – Feb.1 at North East, 7 p.m., Feb. 6 at Bel Air, 6:45 p.m.; girls basketball – Feb. 5 against Edgewood, 7 p.m., Feb. 7 at Rising Sun, 7 p.m.; wrestling – Feb. 4 against Aberdeen, 5:30 p.m. and Feb. 6 against Elkton and North East, 4:30 p.m.
Condoldences are extended to Rosemary Queen on the passing of her mother, Evelyn Austin.
Condolences are sent to the Charlotte Hawkins and family of Bob Callahan on his passing,
Get well wishes and thinking of you wishes go to Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Doris and Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Mike Caldwell, Jim Fayer, June Yale, Tom and Sue McLaughlin, Bo Sinclair, Georgia Gransky, Helen Wood Bagley, Frances Riale, Marianne Pryer, Gail Ashby, Joann Wilson, Herb Southall, Bonnie Donoho, Peggy Scholl, Wilbur Scholl, Corine Yeagle, June Peddicord, Harriett Schmick, Arthur Holley, Gertrude Fassell, David and Mary Lake, Dona and Andy Larkins, Barbara Lucas, Bonnie Wagner, Carolyn Kulp, Brenda Aliff, Joan Elliott, Cheryl Simms, Ann Hillsman, Elbert Swiney, Ray Trott, Aileen Squires, Maynard Geisler, Glenn Haynes, Jean Oliver-Haynes, Bonnie Plickta, Jim Penley, Jeanne Gun, Randi Jenkins, Cindi Labant, Jimmy Glatts, Walt Clifford, Adam Zeller, Jake Bauer, Sheila Funk, Lois Wright, Sandy Brooks and Glenn Beichler.
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