A problem with bus schedules has forced West Meade Elementary Schoolto modify its hours. The new hours will be 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Children are to arrive between 7:55 and 8 a.m.
For more information,call the school at 674-2241.
The Chapelgate Community Association will have a community cleanup Saturday.
Trash bins will be delivered Friday and will be picked up Sunday. Toxins and oils are not permitted to be dumped.
The community association is looking for volunteers to help clean the path children use to Waugh Chapel School. Volunteers are asked to meet at the pathway entrance at 8 a.m. Saturday. Doughnuts and coffee will be provided to start off the day and a cookout will be in the afternoon for those who volunteered.
For a minimum donation of $5, thesecurity patrol will provide curbside pickup of items that are too large to be carried to the trash bins. Proceeds will benefit the security patrol.
To arrange pickup, call 674-4794. For more informationon the clean up, call 551-0252.
MacArthur Middle School willhold a Back-to-School Night 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow in the school cafeteria.
Principal John Kozora will meet with parents to discuss school goals and introduce them to new staff members.
Parents can follow their child's schedule and attend a mini-school day. They will visit each of their child's classrooms for 10 minutes to meet the teachers and learn about the course content, student responsibilities and grading policies.
For more information, call the school on 672-3636.
The Odenton Heritage Society will resume its regular meeting schedule 10 a.m. Sept. 25 at the Western District Police Station.
Beth Nowell, executive director of Anne Arundel County Historical Society, will be the guest speaker. Nowell will discuss grants and therestoration of Benson-Hammond House.
Membership in the organization is not required to attend any or all of the meetings.
The Fort Meade Officers' Wives Club monthly luncheon will be 11 a.m. Oct.1 at the Fort Meade Officers' Club.
The guest speaker will be Mike Klingaman, an Evening Sun reporter. Reservations are required by Sept. 26 and can be made through area reservation committee member or chairwoman Mae Hudson, 720-1085.
The cost for the luncheon is $7.
The Faith Community Church invites all to hear Peter Rice speak 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. Oct. 6.
Rice, a missionary with Jews for Jesus, will talk about the "Fall Feasts of Israel."
Faith CommunityChurch is at Waugh Chapel Road and Route 3 beside the fire station.
For more information, call Pastor Ed Regensburg at 672-3698.
The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will have a Small-Business Forum 5 to 6 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Golden Flame Lounge, 1210Annapolis Road, Odenton.
The topic, "Writing a Business Plan," will be presented by Bill Geiger from the Maryland Small Business Development Center.
The forum is a guided open discussion that allows businesses to help each other.
There is no charge to participate, but reservations are requested. Call 672-3422 by Sept. 25.
TheO'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, will offer the "55 Alive Mature Driving Course," 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27.
This two-day course was designed by the American Association of Retired Persons to help older drivers improve their driving and accident prevention skills. Drivers also may qualify for reduced auto insurance rates (insurance companies vary).
A registration fee of $8 will cover the text and materials. A check or money order made out to AARP must besubmitted before the first session.
Class size is limited. Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Lunch reservations will be taken with class registration.
For additional information, call the center at 222-6227 or 621-9515.