The United Methodist Women have been busy preparing for their Craft Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Nichols-Bethel United Methodist Church Hall.
There will be snacks, drinks and lunch available, plus a wide variety of Christmas gifts and decorations. Odenton sweat shirts and T-shirts and the new UMW cookbook will also be on sale.
If you have handmade crafts or baked goods you wish to donate, you may bring them to the church office or to the bazaar by 9 a.m. Saturday.
Tables are available for rent at $10 each.
For more information call Lauretta Martin, 490-2826, Carolyn Cooper, 674-6145, or the church office, 674-2272.
The Center of Applied Technology North, 800 Stevenson Road, Severn, will sponsor an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight.
For more information, call the school at 969-3100.
The Kiwanis Club of Odenton will play host to a talent show for area schoolchildren. Eighteen performers are scheduled to appear, displaying talents ranging from classical instrumentals to modern dance to rap.
Home-baked desserts will be on sale at intermission. Tickets are $3 for adults and $1.50 for schoolchildren and seniors and will be sold at the door.
For more information, contact Levi Royster at 923-6875.
MacArthur Middle School students elected council officers for the 1990-1991 academic year. Carlton Matthews will be president; Jessica Harazin, vice president; Vanessa Morgan, secretary; and Aisha Stroman, treasurer.
The Student Government Association will conduct a Toys for Tots drive Dec. 10 to 14. New toys will be accepted for distribution to needy children.
Call Mrs. Davenport, association adviser, at 672-3636 for more information.
The ninth annual Art and Craft Fair, sponsored by the Fort George G.
Meade Officers Wives' Club, is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m Saturday at Murphy Field House, Zimborski Avenue, Fort Meade.
The fair will feature 100 craftspeople and artists plus plant sales and raffles. A special Country Kitchen will sell home-baked pies, jellies, gingerbread houses and men, baklava, herb vinegars and more. Hot beverages and sweets by the slice will also be sold.
Entrance donation is $1. Proceeds will benefit the community, youth activities and scholarships.
For more information, call 551-9819 or 674-5047.
The First Evangelical Lutheran Church Ladies Auxiliary will have a Harvest Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church hall on the corner of Odenton and Telegraph roads.
Area craftspeople can rent a table for $8.
A lunch of baked chicken, rice medley, green beans, rolls, dessert and beverage will be served from 11:30 to 1:30. Lunch tickets are $4. Other lunch items will be available at additional cost.
For table rental or luncheon tickets, call 551-9189.
Robyn Parker, a senior at Arundel High School, qualified as a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Each year the National Merit Scholarship Corp. honors students who scored exceptionally high on the Preliminary Scholastic Achievement Test in their junior year. This year, 15,000 semifinalists will compete for 6,000 merit scholarships, worth a total of more than $21 million, which will be awarded next spring.
James Roser and David Rubin were named commended students for scoring in the 96th percentile or higher but below the level for semifinalist standing in Maryland.
Carla Birch and Caletha Crawford, who scored in the top 6 percent of nearly 90,000 blacks who took the PSAT, qualify as commended students in the National Achievement Scholarship Program for Outstanding Negro Students.
The Greater Odenton Improvement Association will conduct its general membership meeting at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Odenton fire hall.
Guest speaker will be Richard Olsen, coordinator of the county gypsy moth control program. He will tell members how to prepare for the return of the gypsy moth caterpillars, which has devastated foliage in the area.
The following Meade High School students were recognized in the Maryland Distinguished Scholars Program for 1990-1991: Eric Miller, achievement finalist; Jeff Miller, semifinalist; and Amy Ferraro, Barry Johnson, Stacy Lanning and Heather Whitby, honorable mention.
Nicole Burke (drama), Nicole Burke (art), Scott Goergens (visual arts) and Delmar Rivers (dance) were named arts semifinalists. Honorable mention went to Kathy Wiley.
Finalists and semifinalists attended a reception in their honor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County on Oct. 6. They pay no application fees when applying to any Maryland public college.
The Odenton Heritage Society will celebrate its first birthday from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Odenton Library.
Membership is not required to enjoy the festivities.
The Odenton Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the department hall on Route 175.
Tables can be rented for $7 each. The Ladies Auxiliary is also selling $5 raffle tickets, which will be used for drawings throughout December. The winners are chosen based on the daily lottery drawing, with prizes ranging from $50 to $200.
For more information on either event, contact Gloria Lewis at 551-9641.
The Methodist Youth Fellowship at Nichols-Bethel United Methodist Church has announced its youth leaders for the coming year: Jeff Griffith, president; Amy Richardson, vice president; Lisa Brannon, Lisa Roberts, Stephanie Bowser, secretaries; and David Miller and Scott Nolan, treasurers.
The MYF is sponsoring a Spoon Dinner and Variety Show. Bring a covered dish and buy it back at 10 cents per scoop; in return the MYF group will present a variety show with entertainment from classical to comedy styles.
For more information, call Jorja Davis at 551-2032.