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South County golf tournament set

The third annual South County golf tournament to benefit Micah’s Backpack is Monday, Sept. 24, at Black Rock Golf Course, 20025 Mt. Aetna Road in Hagerstown. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. The registration fee is $90 per golfer, which includes greens fee, cart, meal and awards. There will be cash prizes for the top two teams; prizes for the man and woman with the longest drive; and for the shot closest to the pin. If you are lucky enough to get a hole-in-one on a designated hole, you will win a Ford vehicle, sponsored by Hagerstown Ford. Lunch will follow at the American Legion, 710 N. Main St. in Boonsboro.

Micah’s Backpack of South Washington County is a free service of the South County food pantry in Boonsboro. It provides healthy weekend meals for about 130 children at Boonsboro, Fountain Rock, Greenbrier, Rockland Woods and Sharpsburg elementary schools, plus Boonsboro middle and high schools.

Inn BoonsBoro is offering an opportunity to sip champagne and create a piece of art to add to your collection or give as a gift. Bring your bestie or meet new people from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in the courtyard of the inn, 1 N. Main St. in Boonsboro. In the event of unseemly weather, the event will take place in the dining room. Paint, canvases and brushes will be provided.

No walk-ins are allowed and there will be no refunds. Advance registration is required. For more information, email info@innboonsboro.com.

Wrestling registration underway

Online registration for Boonsboro Area Athletic Association’s wrestling program is open at www.BAAASports.com. Practice begins the week of Nov. 5. Athletes will practice two to four nights a week, depending on their age, experience and family’s schedule. Practices will be at Boonsboro High School and the Keedysville Community Center; other practice opportunities are available at other locations in the area.

The official season begins Saturday, Jan. 5, and Sunday, Jan. 6. During the season, children will wrestle others based on their age and weight. Matchups also take into consideration experience, but safety and fun are the priority.

If you are interested in being a part of the coaching team — no experience is necessary — call or text wrestling President Rachael Rinebolt at 240-291-1228; or Jessica Mimnall, wrestling vice president, at jmimnall@gmail.com or 301-991-0402.

CROP Walk set for Oct. 14

The CROP Walk is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 14, at Taylor Park in Keedysville. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the walk begins at 2 p.m. Walkers will start at the park, walk to Boonsboro and back to Keedysville. Money raised will go to Church World Service to help victims of disasters worldwide. Money raised helps with flood buckets, blankets, clean water, hygiene kits, food and more.

Twenty-five percent of the money raised comes back to the local area. This year, that money will go to the South County Pastors Emergency Fund.

Vendors sought for craft fair

Vendors are needed for a “Handmade Holiday” craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Boonsboro American Legion Post 10. Only handcrafted items will be sold. The cost is $20 for an 8-foot table, which is provided. Set up begins at 8 a.m.

Lunch & Learn focusing on estate planning

“What Not to Do in Estate Planning and Organization: The Biggest Mistakes Seniors Make” is the title of the Lunch & Learn program being offered from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Boonsboro Community Life Center, 28 N. Market St. Estate attorney Shannon Hammond, owner of Hammond Law LLC, and organizer/daily money manager Mary Helen Dennis, owner of My Confidant Organizing Solutions, will teach participants how to avoid or correct the biggest mistakes senior citizens encounter in estate planning and estate organization.

The Boonsboro High School Class of 1959 will hold a luncheon reunion from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Western Sizzlin, 17567 York Road in Halfway. All classmates and guests are invited. No reservations are required.

For more information, contact Marlene at 301-791-7115.

The Boonsboro High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th class reunion at 6 p.m. Friday with a meet-and-greet cash bar at Beaver Creek Country Club, 9535 Mapleville Road in Hagerstown. The festivities will continue at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Hagerstown Elks Lodge 378, 11063 Robinwood Drive east of Hagerstown. The cost is $25 per person, which includes a buffet dinner and DJ.

If you have not received an invitation or know someone who hasn’t, please email tef1973@aol.com. If you have received an invitation, don’t forget to RSVP.

Join in the town’s first official 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday at Shafer Memorial Park, 37 Park Drive in Boonsboro. Official timekeeping will be provided, but participants are encouraged to enjoy the race at their own pace. Families, strollers and dogs are welcome. Post-race festivities will feature commemorative awards for top finishers, sponsor promotions and munchies.

The entry fee is $15 for adults, $8 for ages 5 to 12. Those younger than 5 may take part at no cost. Find all the details at runsignup.com/Race/MD/Boonsboro/boonewalk. Shirts cost $10 for sizes small to extra large; $12.50 for XXL. Signup continues through race day, and decals and shirts may be purchased the day of the event.

If you have any questions, please contact the race director at boonewalk5k@gmail.com. Proceeds benefit the Boonsboro Historical Society to support local student programs that advance historical education and preserve town heritage.

Native plants being sold Saturday

The Monarch Alliance is hosting a fall milkweed and native-plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Sunny Meadows Garden Center, 7437 Sharpsburg Pike in Boonsboro. This is a semiannual sale hosted by a group of volunteers who are dedicated to helping conserve monarch butterflies in Washington County.

The Boonsboro farmers market is open from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Shafer Park, 37 Park Drive in Boonsboro. Today’s market will feature Monarch Butterfly Appreciation Day; free milkweed seeds will be given away to anyone who wants them.

If you are interested in being a vendor at the market, applications are available at town.boonsboro.md.us.

For more information or to submit an application, contact Jessica Renner at 301-471-9816 or jaygebase@gmail.com.

Family Fun Night for parents and children is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Unity of Hagerstown, 18313 Lappans Road in Boonsboro. The event will feature Japanese flying noodles, in which participants with chopsticks must catch noodles flying down a tube. This is a fun and long-standing tradition in Japan. Following the meal, there will be crafts, games and more. Reservations are required to ensure there will be enough food.

Music, crepes at Big Cork

Julia Kasdorf will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Big Cork Vineyards, 4236 Main St. in Rohrersville. A food truck from Holy Crepes will be on hand.

Stop by from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday for a glass of wine and listen to Bob Keel perform love songs.

From 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, acoustic guitarist Drew Adams will entertain.

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