Dedication ceremonies are scheduled today for the new planned unit development called Piney Orchard. This new 2,000-acre community, blending residential areas, a village center, a business park and recreational facilities will be dedicated at ceremonies today at the project's Community Center with Gov. William Donald Schaefer expected to takepart.
When fully developed throughout the next 10 to 15 years, Piney Orchard's 4,000 units will feature a mixture of single-family homes, town houses, condominium homes and apartments and office space. Piney Orchard's Village Center will contain a grocery, shops, restaurants and movie theaters.
It is estimated that about 15,000 people will live and work in the new town. The community center also includes an indoor lap pool, two outdoor pools for residents, exercise rooms and meeting-room facilities.
Call 672-4273 for additional information.
The next Greater Odenton Improvement Association General Membership meeting will be at 7 p.m. tonight, at the Odenton Fire Hall, Route 175. The county Planning and Zoning Department will present "Comprehensive Review of Growth in the Greater Odenton Area and Town Center." The public iswelcome.
The Imaginations Majorette and Drum Corp is having open registration all year for experienced majorettes and drummers, ages 10 and older.
For more information, call 621-9045 or 674-5644.
Many MacArthur Middle School students' artwork was on display at the Harundale Mall April 3-16. The exhibit also featured artworkother elementary and high schools in the area.
Those students from MacArthur whose work appeared in the exhibit were: Melaney Poli, Mike Griffin, Beth Loggins, Christina Martinez, Mandy Holbert, Derrick Rutledge, Chris Ruzyla, Terri Fuller, Elizabeth Durham, Dal Lee, Kathy Bott, Mike Larsen, Patricia Rakes, Greg Mountzalia, Chrissie Edwards, Marcel Garcia, Andy Furgerson, Michelle Rosales, Ki Kim, Keerti Kharod, Dannon Butler, Laurie Thompson, Tracy Stewart, Tamara Thompson,Wesley Hines and Evan Williamson.
The work of Laurie Thompson andChrissie Edwards will be displayed at the Maryland Art Education Association Convention, the State Department of Education Building and the Riva Road summer exhibit.
The Fort Meade Retired Officers'Wives' Club monthly luncheon will be at 11 a.m, June 4 at the Fort Meade Officers' Club. The program will be "Shopping in the Orient" with Judy Toth, who has been to the Orient this spring and will have a wide selection of merchandise available for purchase.
Cost is $6.50and deadline for reservations is May 30. Make your reservations withyour area committee member or chairperson Mae Hudson, 720-1085.
Fort Meade's Cub Scout Pack 378, sponsored by the 704th Military Intelligence Brigade, will have its monthly committee meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Davis Hall, Building 9829, Ft. Meade. For information,call 674-4630.
The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce and Nevamar Corporation will sponsor a breakfast seminar called "Stress Management -- Go with the Flow" from 8 to 10 a.m., June 4, at the Ft. Meade Officers' Club.
Dr. Maria Simonson, director of health systems for Johns Hopkins, will discuss techniques to cope with stress in business. A continental breakfast is included. Cost is $7.50 for Chamber members and $10 for non-members. Call 672-3422 for reservations no later than May 30.
The Odenton Heritage Society Inc. will have an "Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social" from 1 to 4 p.m., June 9, on the grounds of Epiphany Episcopal Church in Odenton. Admission for adults is $3; ages 6-12, $2; and children under 6 accompanied by an adult are free. Price of admission includes ice cream, cake and beverages.
For tickets call 674-3171 or 674-8722.
Those intheir golden years who have had enough discussion on disease, debt and death will welcome the Fullness of Life Series sponsored by the O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd. For six Fridays, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., on May 17-June 21, Katharine Boucher and her co-workers of the Chesapeake Counseling Center will lead the group in a study of the importance of spiritual life. All seniors are welcome. Registration requested.
The O'Malley Senior Center is also sponsoring free screening for vision, including glaucoma and cataract testing. Screening will take place from 9 a.m. until noon, May 17, at the center.
Registration is required and can be obtained by signing up at the center or by calling 222-6227.