Principio UMC on Route 7 in Perryville will be hosting a Lunch and Card Party on Thursday, April 12 from 11:30 to 3:30. Cost is $10 per person. Reservations must be made by Monday, April 9. Call Barbara, 410-642-3197
Join The Perryville Lions Club on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Store 19 at the Perryville Outlet to get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Support the Perryville Lions Club by visiting and get a photo with the bunny for only $5. Happy Easter, Perryville!
Havre de Grace Elks Club is hosting bingo April 11, 18 and 25; breakfast April 15 and 22; a steak dinner April 13 and Italian subs April 20, both nights from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenways 12th annual River Sweep, a volunteer shoreline and roadside cleanup in honor of Earth Day, will take place in Havre de Grace, Perryville, Port Deposit and on Garrett Island on Saturday April 21. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with the cleanup from 9 to noon, rain or shine.
Volunteers will meet at 8:30 in one of the five locations for registration: Tydings Park in Havre de Grace, the Community Park or the boat launch in Perryville or Marina Park or Octoraro Creek in Port Deposit. Volunteers interested in working on Garrett Island should meet at the Perryville Boat Launch during registration time. These volunteers need to bring their own boats or kayaks for transportation to and from Garrett Island and also be willing to collect and or haul trash and debris.
After registering, volunteers will fan out to spend the morning removing trash and other debris from the Upper Bay region, including the Chesapeake Bay, Susquehanna River and tributaries that feed into the river.
With an early spring this year, underbrush may grow more quickly and cover over trash and debris sooner than usual.
April 14 is the all-you-can-eat breakfast at Harmony Lodge, 1510 Tome Highway in Port Deposit. Breakfast is served from 7 to 10 am. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children. Proceeds benefit the lodge scholarship program. The menu includes eggs, home fries, bacon, sausage, scrapple, biscuits, pancakes, sausage gravy and chipped beef gravy. Drinks include coffee and orange juice.
April 22 is the all-you-can-eat breakfast in Perryville Fire Company's Minker Hall from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Menu includes eggs, home fries, bacon, sausage, biscuits, pancakes, scrapple, sausage gravy, chipped beef gravy, French toast, coffee, tea, milk, chocolate milk and orange juice. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for kids 6 to 12 and free for kids younger than 6.
"Never Thirst Again – The Promise of Easter" Easter cantata will be presented by the First Baptist Church of Perryville today (Friday) 7 p.m. The church is on Route 40, 1.5 miles east of Route 222. For more information call 410-642-6865.
Enjoy a short stack for a tall cause at Applebee's on Saturday April 21. Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast will support Havre de Grace 27 Order of the Eastern Star from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Applebee's at 991 Beards Hill Road in Aberdeen. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children. Call Diane Smith, 410-939-2754.
Basket and Bags Bingo will be held Friday, April 20 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church fellowship hall. This event is sponsored by the Aberdeen High School basketball. Tickets are available by calling Brenda Conjour, 410-273-7332, or emailing albert.nisticoIII@hcps.org. Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable food item for a bonus prize ticket. Tickets are $12, extras are $5.
The Marshall Tucker Band will perform at the Havre de Grace Seafood Festival on Friday Aug. 10. Reserved seats are $55, lawn are $35 and $45. For more information call 410-939-1525.
Get well and thinking of you wishes are extended to Nancy Barr, BJ McDowell, Tom Pryer, Marianne Pryer, Dottie Hinkson, Bessie Fetterman, Thelma Frederick, Doris Hess, Bill and Buelah Neff, Evalyn Owens, Meryl McLaughlin, Doris and Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Ben Caldwell, Michael Caldwell, Frances Riale, Mary Beth and Eddie Tripplett, Pam Illick, Jackie Ivins, Susan Carlos Bollinger, Leslie Dissick, Mary Ann Phillips, Roberrta Hammel, June Gangel, Marty and Joan Hamilton, Kit Mitchell, Pastor Henry Schaefer, Jim Miller, Marilyn Carlon, Darrell Cooper, Gisila Knapp, Carolyn Mitchell, Sylvia Miller, Susan Kogut, Pam Coakley, Anna Taylor, Tim and Sandy Brooks and Edith Goldsmith.
Rick Yost is sent wishes on his April 12 birthday.
Happy April 8 birthday to Polly Lawder.
Jason Edris is wished a very happy April 9 birthday.
Leo Heppner is sent April 13 birthday wishes.
Happy anniversary to Gary and Gail Ashby on their April 13 wedding anniversary.
Ben and Delores Dawson spent the weekend in Lancaster shopping at the outlets and enjoying the indoor pool at their hotel.
Sam and Diane Benson just returned from a long weekend in Annapolis, where they visited with Diane's parents, Joe and Joanne Silvers.
Timmy and Christine Jacobs enjoyed a fun-filled weekend in Ocean City.
Maurice and Eileen Kennedy went toWashington, D.C., to see the cherry blossoms. This is an annual trek for them since their dating years over 45 years ago.
Jimmy and Ruthann Jordan went to their family reunion held in Hagerstown last weekend. More than 150 Jordan family members attended. The oldest one there was 99 and the youngest was 2 months.
To my Perryville friends – thank you for all your emails and keep them coming in with messages about special family events, outings, vacations, birthdays, anniversaries or something special you would like to share in your "Around Town Perryville" column. Send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org and note in the subject line "Article for the Record".
Remember this – We live in the land of the free – because of the brave – thank a soldier today!