Agency to flush fire hydrants Wednesday

October 05, 1998

Hampstead's Water Department will begin systematically flushing all fire hydrants about 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Residents are advised to draw enough water that evening for morning consumption.

The average house system contains less than 100 gallons of water.

It also would be advisable to refrain from doing laundry through Thursday.

Water might be discolored during flushing hours and into Thursday, but is fully treated and potable.

Information: Neil Ridgely, 410-

239-7408.

Around town

Rec council meets: Charles Carroll Recreation Council will meet at 7: 30 p.m. today at Charles Carroll Elementary School, 3719 Littlestown Pike. Information: 410-386-2103 or 410- 751-9584.

Square dance lessons: Carroll Promenaders will hold a beginning square dancing class from 7: 30 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m. Tuesdays starting tomorrow for 10 weeks at North Carroll High School, 3801 Hampstead-Mexico Road, Hampstead. Cost is $50 for the session. Information: 410-848-7653.

Manchester Elementary: A spaghetti dinner and Fall Literacy Fest will be held Thursday. The Lions Club will serve dinner from 4: 45 p.m. to 6: 45 p.m. The cost is $4.50 for adults and $2 for children. School staff will provide storytelling for pupils during parent sessions from 6: 30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The sessions will include ways to help pupils at different grade levels. Reservations are requested. Information: 410-751-3410.

Library program: North Carroll branch library, 2255 Hanover Pike, Greenmount, will offer "Get Your Kicks at the Library! Karate!" by Hupkwondo Martial Arts for children in sixth grade and up, at 3: 30 p.m. Oct. 14. "Making Music" for babies to 3 years with an adult will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 and 10 a.m. Oct. 20. Registration: 410- 239-6466.

Pub Date: 10/05/98

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