The Western District Police Community Relations Council is scheduledto meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Western District Police Station on Route 170 in Odenton.
The guest speaker will be Prince George'sCounty Chief of Police David B. Mitchell. Mitchell will present the organization and law enforcement approaches of a neighboring police department.
Also scheduled to speak is Capt. Franklin Milholland, new WesternDistrict commander. Milholland will discuss plans for handling law enforcement problems in the community.
Refreshments will be served and the public is invited. The council would like to remind everyone that telephone numbers for routine police business are 222-6155 and 222-6156. For any emergency, dial 911.
The Meade Senior High School drama department is bringing a popular favorite to the stage for its spring musical. Directed by George Pelham, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" -- by Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice -- blends a range of musical styles with emotion and humor to create an evening of fun suitable for the entire family.
The work, which chronicles the Book of Genesis story of Joseph and his brothers, is an operetta. Cast members include James Griffith, Richard Watts, Nikiya Thomas, Steven Lebischak, James Honaker, Richard Hegeman, Thomas Bresnahan, Kenneth McGill, Antonio Paterniti, Alfred Jump, Sean Shanahan, Christopher Schaeffer, Travis Cooper, Christopher Politte, Tammy Montgomery, Erin Michaels, Cheryl Lage, Beth Sparks, Nicole Burke, Cathy Wiley, Amanda Cregan, Rene Ryan, Dawn Conner, Laurel Fisher, Kathy Kardatzke and Jessica and Karen Zucco.
Spring productions at Meade are a joint effort of the drama, music and art departments. The musicalwill be presented at 7 p.m. tomorrow through Saturday at the high school auditorium. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $3 for students.They will be available from any cast member and at the door.
For more information, call the school at 674-7710.
The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce's next Business Connection is set for 5 to 7:30 p.m. May 23 at the Odenton Center on Route 175 (next toOdenton Federal Savings and Loan).
From 5 to 5:30 p.m., new members will hear about chamber activities, benefits and services. From 5:30 to 7:30, tour the new Odenton Center and meet your business colleagues.
The cost to members is $5 with reservations, $8 at the door.Non-chamber members will be charged $10. RSVP by May 21 by calling the chamber at 672-3422.
The Arundel High School Guidance Department will present a college information seminar for parents of juniors at 7 p.m. May 15 at the school Media Department.
This seminar will discuss tuition, financial assistance and deadlines. Parents of sophomores and freshman are welcome.
For more information, call the school at 674-6500.
The Fort Meade Child Development Centeron Ernie Pyle Road is having its annual Children's Spring Carnival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The day will include games with prizes, clowns, face painting, crafts, pony rides and moon walk.
A 3 p.m. drawing for a $1,000 savings bond and many other prizes is scheduled.
Proceeds from the carnival will help purchase new equipment and supplies, pay for tuition assistance programs and sponsor special activities for the children.
The rain date is Sunday.
The Fort Meade Retired Officers' Wives' Club is sponsoring a trip to Richmond June 13. Included is a tour of St. John's Church, the location ofPatrick Henry's "Liberty or Death" speech; the museum and white house of the Confederacy, which includes personal effects of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Stonewall Jackson and J.E.B. Stuart; Agecroft Hall, a unique Tudor manor house moved from England; and the State Capitol.
Upon arriving in Richmond, lunch at the 2300 Club, a private club located on Church Hill, will include a chicken-salad platter, dessert, tea or coffee. The cost for the trip is $50, which includes lunch, admissions, guide service and bus.
For further information, call Betty Juba at 721-2494 or Helen McCormack at 721-1736.
Thecontinuing beautification efforts in the Odenton area are taken careof largely by the Leo Babington Beautification Program, a committee of the Greater Odenton Improvement Association.
Headed by acting Chairman Dale Crane and a volunteer committee including Mildred Shaffer, Richard Fry, Joseph Skarwecki, Charles Sunday, Edward Sievers, Rollin Kapp and Janet Guinessey, this group of residents continues the work so aptly handled by the late Leo Babington.
Anyone wishing todonate to the beautification fund should contact one of the committee members or send a check made payable to the GOIA, with a notation indicating the donation is for the Leo Babington Beautification Program, to P.O. Box 141, Odenton 21113.
Back by popular demand, the O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, will present the seminar"Protecting Your Assets" talk from 1 to 2:30 p.m., May 14.
Insurance consultant Helen Belka will lead the money-management seminar with emphasis on protecting personal and family assets during convalescent health care.
Registration is required and can be obtained by calling the center at 222-6227.