CONGRATULATIONS to the Manor Woods Elementary School students who have been selected as all-county musicians.
Band members are Tamara Churns, Jason Tucker, Jackie Woznicki and Taylor Zanelotti.
Choral members are Colin Cleland, Jennifer Clary and Sheryl Kurian.
Members of the orchestra are Ron Lee, Grace Lee, A. J. Dinsmore, John McGown, Ellen Tsay and Megha Rajagopalan.
Manor Woods Elementary announces its county winners in the primary level of the PTA-sponsored "Reflections" program.
Two second-graders were recognized -- Justin Chapman in the photography competition, and Alicia Noriega in literature.
Their entries will be sent to the state level for judging.
Kids Fest '97 -- a children's expo with entertainment and performances throughout the day -- is accepting applications from those interested in becoming exhibitors.
Sponsored by the Howard County Interagency Early Childhood Committee and the Howard County Department of Citizen Services, Kids Fest '97 will be held at Chatham Mall from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 5.
Any company or organization that provides services, resources or products to children, from infancy through age 12, is invited to exhibit.
The cost is $25 for a nonprofit organization and $40 for a for-profit company. Sponsorships are also available.
For information or an application, call Mindy McWilliams Bankey at 730-0288.
Dunloggin Middle School seventh-grader Allison Levine was chosen for the State of Maryland U-13 Women's Soccer Olympic Development team.
Elkridge's Alan Bateman, member of Howard High School's Class of 1972, is searching for his classmates.
The 25th reunion will be held July 26 and 27. If you know the whereabouts of any of Alan's classmates, call him in the evening at 796-1030. Or, call Bob Miller in the daytime at 461-1300.
Speaking of the past
When visitors tour Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in the historic district of Ellicott City, they are treated to the history of the institute told by a museum docent who is trained as a guide and lecturer.
This spring, the institute is conducting two docent training workshops from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and March 22.
Volunteer positions -- and a limited number of part-time, paid positions -- are available.
Docents must be at least 18 and be available to work Sundays.
The amount of time volunteered is flexible.
For details, call Deborah Ing at 465-8500.
Scouts open house
Boy Scout Troop 944 is holding an open house for "bridging" Cub Scouts -- those moving to the next level -- at 7: 30 p.m. Wednesday at Bethany United Methodist Church.
Only 20 slots are available for new Scouts.
Contact Shawn Lane at 461-5872 to inquire about space availability.
Strolling through history
Howard County historian Joetta Cramm is holding her spring tours in the next month, sponsored by Howard County Recreation and Parks.
From 10: 30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. March 15, enjoy "Breakfast in Ellicott City."
Cramm combines breakfast at Tersiguel's Restaurant at 8293 Main St. with a slide presentation and walking tour.
On March 22, take a "Scenic Tour of Howard County."
You'll travel around Ellicott City and Elkridge by bus, listening to Cramm's insights on county history as the bus navigates old narrow streets.
The tour begins at 9: 30 a.m.
Or, discover Ellicott City's history on a walking tour, given 10 a.m. to noon April 5.
Exquisite Easter art
Is there a better way to anticipate spring and Easter than to learn Pysanky, the traditional Eastern European method of dyeing eggs?
Marianne Lurie, an artist who specializes in this folk art, will demonstrate and teach the craft this month in historic Ellicott City.
Lurie will demonstrate her craft from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdayand March 22, and Sunday and March 23 at the Christmas Co., 8289 Main St.
The demonstrations are free and open to the public.
Lurie will offer a hands-on class, for students to make -- and take home -- a completed egg from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.
The class will be held at Tersiguel's Restaurant.
The cost is $40, which includes materials. Register by calling Ed Lilley at 461-2470.
Riches at the library
Howard County Library offers children's programs.
At the Elkridge Branch, children age 6 and older are invited to "Meet Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett" at 7 p.m. March 13.
Two and 3-year-olds, with a parent, can "Twist and Shout" in a program of music and movement activities at 10: 30 a.m. and 1: 30 p.m. March 14. Children age 6 and older can watch Atholton High School students present magic tricks, using secrets from the chemistry lab, in "Chemistry Magic" at 4: 30 p.m. March 11.
Children age 7 and older will hear stories designed to inspire them to create an artistic craft in "The Great Art Adventure" at 4: 30 p.m. March 26.
Pub Date: 3/03/97