A welcome for a new Eagle Scout and a new holiday art exhibit

NEIGHBORS

November 29, 1994|By NATALIE HARVEY

Presented by his father, Bruce, Tom Spaulding was honored at Troop 601's Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Nov. 14. His brothers Andrew and Jeff presided at the candle ceremony.

Tom has been a Boy Scout for eight years and earned all of his requisite merit badges before planning his Eagle Scout project, which involved installation of traffic signs throughout the Baltimore National Cemetery in Catonsville.

Past Eagle Scouts, Boy Scouts, family and friends gathered at Stevens Forest Nursery School (his mother has taught there) for the ceremony with his Scoutmaster, Burt Marsh.

Tom's name will be added to the 41 Eagle Scouts' displayed on Troop 601's Eagles' Nest at the Other Barn in Oakland Mills Village.

Tom has been selected as an adult leader for next month's BSA Seabase Camp in the Florida Keys, where participants will learn how to survive on a deserted island.

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Foundry Street Gallery's 20 artists invite the public to visit the holiday exhibit at their co-operative gallery in Owen Brown Shopping Center.

It's an opportunity to select one-of-a-kind gifts: oil and watercolor paintings, pottery, engravings, printings and photography, created by Kristin Aymar, Marj Burke, Anne Hanna, John Kerns, Suzanne Long, Mary Marple, John Murray, Rob O'Brien, Barbara Piegari, Rebecca Pille, Mikki Saar and Marcia Scheeter. The other creators are Mary Kay Sigaty, Nancy South-Reybold, John Stier, Donna Toohey, Sally Tuttle, Jane Wall, Nancy Ziegenfuss-McIntosh and Darrel Ziemer.

The art exhibit at Joe Brennemann's Antiques of Silver Spring closes Jan. 15.

Information: (410) 290-8185.

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Did you know that you can rent the Supreme Sports Club for a sleep-over or birthday party? And on weekends the roller skating rink is open from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Columbia Package Plan members skate free; nonmembers pay $5. Skates can be rented. Information: 381-5355.

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If ice skating is your sport, you will be interested in knowing that adults 21 and older have the ice to themselves Sunday and Dec. 17 from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Columbia Package Plan and Package Plan Plus skate free; nonmembers pay $5; skate rental is $2. Information: (410) 730-0321.

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Limited individual and group tickets are available for the last five performances of "Lively Arts for Little Ones" at Oakland Mills Village's The Other Barn.

"Kinderman" John Taylor performs Dec. 9; Chris Patton, Jan. 13; Beth Vaughn, Feb. 10; Bruce Hutton, March 10; and Rae Owings, April 7.

Children and their parents, grandparents and guardians always enjoy these performers and quite often become "regulars" of LALO.

Please call (410) 730-4610 or (301) 596-5237 for information.

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If a basketball hoop is on your family's holiday list, be sure to check with your Village Community Center's Architectural Committee and Howard County, 313-7450, for approval guidelines for portable basketball poles.

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"Christmas Spoken Here," the fourth annual Christmas extravaganza sponsored by the South Columbia Baptist Church, Guilford Road in Kings Contrivance Village, will be held Thursday and Friday.

There will be a live Nativity, crafts, fine arts performances, storytellers, holiday decorating ideas and a Christmas cafe.

All families are invited to enjoy this free event. Information: (410) 381-1877.

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MA All Howard County High School students and parents interested

in traveling to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador are invited to meet Jane Geudar at 7 p.m. today, Room 501, Centennial High School, 4300 Centennial Lane.

The tour leaves Baltimore-Washington International Airport on April 12 and returns April 23. It will include the highest volcano in the Andes, an Otovalo Indian Market in Quito, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.

The cost is $2,275; deposits are due before winter vacation. Information: (410) 313-2856.

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Today from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., students are invited to attend the University of Maryland's "advising day" at Howard High School.

Information: (301) 621-9882.

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Webelos of Cub Scout Pack 649 presented Barry Palmer, Stevens Forest Elementary School's physical education teacher, with soccer goals that they built as part of their craftsman project.

SFES fourth grade members of the pack, which meets at the school, are: Jason Abramowitz, David Barnes, Daniel Burke, Julian Delmore, Timothy Turnbull, Alexander Bare, Sam Bieber, Bryon Burzynski and Arie Plugge.

L Webelo Colin Barone attends Running Brook Elementary School.

Troop 613 Boy Scout Russ Brammer, a former SFES student, is den chief. He is assisted by Scout Josh Abramowitz, Troop 617.

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The Rev. Doug Hunt and Columbia United Christian Church extend an invitation for everyone to attend, listen and share seasonal stories from different times, cultures and faith traditions at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Dec. 14 at Oakland Mills Meeting House.

CUCC is a blended congregation of the Church of the Brethren, Disciples of Christ and United Church of Christ.

Sunday services are held at 10:15 a.m. at OMMH, Oakland Mills Village.

This Sunday, the worship service will be "Journey to Bethlehem."

"Living a Prophetic Theology" will be the topic as a manger is prepared and Christmas stories are shared.

Information: (410) 730-1770.

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"Welcome to Narnia," a free lecture and discussion series sponsored by the Church of the Good Shepherd, 9160B-4 Rumsey Road, is being held every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. until Jan. 18.

Registration is required, (410) 566-5323.

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