Domestic violence center seeks support from benefit yard sales

NEIGHBORS

August 30, 1994|By NATALIE HARVEY

Yard sales are fall's version of spring flowers. They seem to pop up on lawns, driveways and open spaces. If you are planning an October yard sale, the Howard County Domestic Violence Center would appreciate your support by sharing a percentage of your profits with the center or by sponsoring a yard sale for its benefit.

Involve your neighbors and have a co-op yard sale for the center. Call 997-0304 and list your sale as part of their October fund-raiser.

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Lemon Tree Unisex Haircutters in Dobbin Square is offering a free Lemon Tree Child Protection Package for children under 12 years. Each kit contains a child's identification card, pencil case and safety tips for children. The offer expires Sept. 10. For information: 730-2355.

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The Columbia Pro Contare invites singers to call 465-5744 or 730-8549 to make a private audition appointment.

Fall rehearsals begin at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Owen Brown Interfaith Center at 7246 Cradlerock Way.

Rehearsals are usually held at Hammond High School at 8800 Guilford Road.

The location is changed for this rehearsal due to the primary election and previous commitments.

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Parents of children who will enter the religious education program at St. John the Evangelist parish are asked to call 964-1436 to request registration materials and class assignments.

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The Odyssey School, a private school serving the educational needs of dyslexic children, opens Sept. 8 in Roland Park in Baltimore.

The average size class will be seven or eight children.

A. Hamilton Bishop is school principal and Catherine Rommel is director of education.

Information: 467-6493.

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If you have wondered about the closure of Dobbin Road between Tamar Drive and Old Montgomery Road, wonder no more.

It is being widened for traffic in anticipation of the opening of the new Eastern High School.

Dobbin Road should reopen by mid-October.

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The Book Discussion Group at Oakland Mills Meeting House invites anyone who wants to take part in the discussion of "Staring at the Sun" by Julien Barnes at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 and "The Brothers Karamazov" by Feodor Dostoevski, Oct. 13. Information: 964-1434.

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Middle school students may register for the Youth Club and Teen Leadership after-school programs sponsored by the Columbia Association's Teen Center, the Barn and the Oakland Mills Village Shopping Center.

Youth Club will feature crafts, contests, cooking projects, sports, trips and homework assistance Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The cost is $48 per month for county residents and $65 for nonresidents.

The focus is on self-esteem, communication, problem-solving skills and community service.

The cost is $32 per month for residents and $48 for nonresidents. Each program charges a $5 registration fee.

Registration and information: 992-3726.

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Columbia Association Nursery School in the Long Reach village is accepting class registration from parents and guardians of 3- and 4-year-olds for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings; Thursday and Friday mornings for 3-year-olds; and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon for 4-year-olds. Information: 715-3165.

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Organizers of the Sept. 10 Country Fair in Long Reach need volunteers to help with the event.

Information: 730-8113.

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