The Francis Scott Key High School Instrumental Music Boosters will host their annual Designer Bag Bingo event, Saturday, March 16 in the school cafeteria. Doors open at 5 p.m. Early Bird Special game will begin at 6:45. Regular games start at 7. Ticket price of $20 in advance. Prizes for the games are designer bags featuring Kate Spade, Coach, Michael Kors, and Vera Bradley.

In addition to the regular games, there will be special bingo games, raffles, a 50/50, Ticket for Twenty, Wristlet Raffle, and Cupcake raffle. New to the mix is a “Bingo Bandit” raffle. Purchase of this ticket gives you the opportunity to “steal” any regular bingo game prize before the games start.


There are a limited number of tickets available for this raffle. Purchasing your ticket before March 1, entitles you to one free entry in the Early Bird Raffle and one free Early Bird Special game card. Purchase early! Tickets will be $25 at the door.

For more information or ticket requests email fskimbbingo@gmail.com. Please note, the snow date is March 23.

Senior bus trip to Rainbow’s Comedy Playhouse

Nana does Vegas is coming to Rainbow’s Comedy Playhouse in Paradise, Pennsylvania and you can secure your place in the audience!

The Taneytown Senior Center is hosting a bus trip to Rainbow's Comedy Playhouse, Saturday, March 20. Tickets are $84 each and include a buffet lunch and the show.

The bus will leave the Food Lion parking lot, 511 East Baltimore Street, promptly at 8 a.m. with a brief stop at the Kitchen Kettle Village.

For more information or to purchase your tickets, call the Taneytown Senior Center at 410-386-2700. Please note, payment is due by Monday, Feb. 25.

St Joseph’s announces annual Lenten Fish Fry Fridays

The annual “Lenten Fish Fry Fridays will be held on the following Fridays: March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5, and 12, at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church parish center, 44 Frederick Street, Taneytown. Dinner is served 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children (6-10 years of age). Children 5 and under eat free. For group reservations, please call Larry at 410-775-7500.

The meal includes your choice of one main course including kettle fried catfish, pollack, baked catfish, tilapia, fried shrimp, or salmon cakes. Additional menu items include your choice of two sides (succotash, stewed tomatoes, green beans, or applesauce), kettle fried potato wedges, roll, and a beverage.

Annual Toy Show slated for March 9-10

The Taneytown Volunteer Fire Company will hold its 24th annual Toy Show and Auction at the Taneytown Fire Company Carnival Grounds, 49 Memorial Drive, Taneytown.

The toy auction will start at 9 a.m. To view the variety of items up for auction, visit www.auctionzip.com.

The toy show will be held Sunday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission to the toy show on Sunday is $3. Children under 12 are free. A variety of food will be available for purchase.

Taneytown Lions Club to hold Pancake Breakfast

The Taneytown Lions Club will host a Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, March 16, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Taneytown Volunteer Fire Company Community Building, 49 Memorial Drive (Carnival Grounds). Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 children 6-12. Kid under 6 eat free. The menu will feature pancakes, made to order eggs, sausage patties, sausage gravy, hominy, puddin’, fried potatoes, and fruit cup. Choice of drinks includes orange juice, coffee and hot tea. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Taneytown Lions Club community programs.

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