WHAT COULD BE nicer than English tea on a Saturday afternoon? Imagine enjoying the tea at lovely tables, set in a pretty chapel with sunlight streaming through the stained-glass windows.
Saturday, take time for the fall tea prepared by the parishioners of Epiphany Episcopal Church in Odenton. Epiphany is at Morgan and Odenton roads, off Route 175.
The full English tea will include a variety of teas, scones, tea sandwiches and trifle. The cost is $10 in advance or $12 at the door. For information or to buy a ticket, call Elva Cox at 410-674-4144.
German lunch, conversation
The Christian German American Women's Group will meet at noon Monday in the Blue Room of the Chapel Center on Grandea Avenue at Fort Meade. There will be a German lunch and time for gemutlichkeit (comfort). New members over age 18 who would like to practice the German language in a Christian social atmosphere are welcome. For more information, call Irene Kucholik at 301-621-7862 or Lisa Beilke at 301-604-5880.
Breakfast gathering set
Crofton's Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church is offering an opportunity for parish men and their guests to meet informally over breakfast. The men will gather at Bob Evans Restaurant on Route 301 South at 8: 30 a.m. tomorrow for conversation and fellowship, with no agenda or speaker.
Prince of Peace also sponsors the long-standing Men's Breakfast Group, which meets monthly. The next meeting of this group will be at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Dough Roller in Crofton. Mace Olcott will speak on world population in the future.
Harmans Woods meeting
The Harmans Woods Townhouse Association will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Meade Senior High School Media Center to vote on bylaws. Any homeowner unable to attend is urged to return the proxy authorization included in a recent mailing. Proxies should be sent to Alpha Association Management Inc., P.O. Box 1094, Bowie 20718. For more information, call 410-519-9187.
Odenton MOMS open house
The Odenton MOMS Club will hold an open house at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Piney Orchard Visitor Center. The Moms Club is a national nonprofit support group for mothers who stay at home with their children. The club enjoys monthly meetings with discussions and speakers, play groups, outings for mothers and their children, park play days, monthly MOMS Night Out, activity groups and community service projects. For more information, call 410-674-9772 or 301-621-9944.
Family psychologist to speak
John Rosemond, an author, speaker and family psychologist, will offer two presentations today for parents.
The first is at 4: 30 p.m. at Arundel High School in Gambrills, where Rosemond will present "Ending the Homework Hassle," to teach parents innovative approaches to homework. The session is for parents with children of all ages.
Tickets are $5 at the door or may be purchased in advance for $3 by calling the local middle school guidance office or by calling 410-672-7084.
At 7 p.m. in the Arundel High School auditorium, Rosemond will talk on "Helping your Child to Succeed in School." Tickets for this presentation will be $8 at the door or $6 in advance.