The Greater Odenton Improvement Association will hold its annual meeting at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13, at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Hall, Route175.
Members will elect officers and a board of directors. The slate is Sally Shoemaker, president; Norman Myers, first vice president; Dale Crane, second vice president; and Roy Bryan, treasurer. Nominated to be directors are Andy Powell, Bert Rice and Harry Sinclair Jr.
The organization has several openings to fill: a secretary to take the minutes at monthly board meetings, quarterly membership meetings and occasional typing of correspondence; a newsletter coordinator; and volunteers to serve on the Leo Babington Beautification Committee.
Also on the agenda is a discussion of the Jabez Watershed with the chairman of the county's Jabez Watershed Evaluation Committee, RedWaldren.
For more information, call 923-6442.
The Imaginations Majorette and Drum Corps will sponsor a turkey shoot at 980 Patuxant Road from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Ammunition will be supplied for 12-gauge shotguns only for $2.50 per shot. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call 621-7559.
The Piney Orchard Ice Arena played host to its first Halloween on Ice, which was well-attended by many spooks, clowns and cartoon characters.
Fifty people wore their costumes to the spookiest skate in the county. The afternoon offered participants chances to win prizes donated by the Washington Capitals, Baltimore Skipjacks and the skating arena.
Free pizza was served by Domino's Pizza of Odenton.
Many people dressed up in interesting and original costumes. Some of the winners were:
* Randy Long, of Davidsonville, who won the "Scariest" category for his ghoulish mask.
* Alexis Cabezas, 2, of Pasadena, won the"Cutest" category for her flamenco dancer costume, with a fruit headdress.
* J. D. Arnold, of Odenton, was judged "Most Original" forhis jukebox costume.
* Joseph Gargagliano, of Arnold, won the "Best Overall" prize for his nurse's costume.
Other prizes went to Claire Coolidge and Kylie Rimer of Crofton, Emily Brooks and Melanie Olsen of Odenton, Clint Rose and Travis Plymyer of Hanover.
Participants also had a chance to guess the weight of a huge pumpkin. With a guess of 71 pounds, Autumn Cataleta, of Odenton, came closest to the pumpkin's 73.5 pounds.
Faith Community Church will play host to the Lancaster Bible College's Drama Club at 6 p.m., Nov. 16.
The presentation, "Bridge of Blood," tells the story of five missionaries who served in Ecuador and met their deaths at the hands of the Auca Indians in 1956.
The church is at Waugh Chapel Road and Route 3 next to the fire station in Gambrills.
For more information, call Pastor Ed Regensburg at 672-3698.
Nichols-Bethel United Methodist Church, Route 175 in Odenton, will have a Christmas and Craft Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 16, at the church.
Handmade crafts, gift items, food and drinks will be available.
For more information call 674-2272.
The O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, in Odenton is sponsoring a free seminar on Living Trusts from 1to 2:30 p.m. Friday.
Ray Van Sweringen, a local attorney and member of the State Bar Association's "60 Plus" Legal Program, will discuss the advantage of establishing an estate plan using the living trust.
Van Sweringen will talk about how the living trust avoids probate and guardianship, speeds up distribution of funds, reduces or eliminate taxes and provides for you during periods of disability.
Seminar materials will be provided free of charge. Registration is required.
Also, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 7, the O'Malley center will sponsor a holiday craft sale.
Craft dealers may rent an 8-by-8 foot space, including tables and chairs, for $25.
The deadline for table reservations is Tuesday.
To make reservations, call the center at 222-6227 or 621-9515, weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce and Governmental AffairsCommittee will sponsor a discussion about the requirements of the county sign ordinance starting at 8 a.m., Nov. 13, at Ricks's Cafe, Odenton Shopping Center, Route 175.
Councilman David Boschert will lead the discussion. There is no cost, and reservations are not required.