Youths to spin tale of `Charlotte's Web'

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April 13, 1999|By Sherry Graham | Sherry Graham,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE CHILDREN'S classic "Charlotte's Web" will be brought to life by budding young actors as members of the Freedom Drama Troupe present the play at 7 p.m. Thursday and April 29 at the Eldersburg public library.

Brian Brubach, Christopher Croft, Stephanie Fultz, Julia Haddaway, Eric Hamper, Shannon Huber, Matthew May, Eric Miller, Michael Rothleutner and Jamie Shinault will perform. They are pupils in grades five through eight.

The production is directed by drama teacher Valarie Mares and pupil Eric Hamper. Michael Rothleutner is the stage manager and also designed the set.

Assisting with the production of the play are parents Pam Rothleutner and Jill Miller, who designed and created costumes for the actors and helped with set design and construction.

The drama troupe will also perform at 7 p.m. May 7 at Oklahoma Road Middle School. Admission is free, but donations of nonperishable food items are sought for Carroll County Food Sunday.

Registration is required for the performances at the library. Registration: 410-795-3520.

Bone marrow drive

Although a bone marrow match has been found in England for South Carroll High junior Greg Hladky, organizers are continuing with plans to hold a bone marrow drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 1 in the cafeteria at South Carroll High School.

Volunteers ages 18 to 60 who are in good health may be tested and will be added to the National Registry. A blood test is required at no cost.

To register for testing, call Pam Boan, South Carroll High School, at 410-751-3575 or Lois Hoffer, 410-955-6347.

Bake sale

If you're in the mood for home-baked goods, stop in front of the Wal-Mart in Eldersburg from 10: 30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, where members of the Tracking Down a Cure relay team will be holding a bake sale to raise funds.

Members of the team will participate in the Relay for Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society at Westminster High School on May 14 and 15. The overnight event features teams circling the track for more than 20 hours to raise funds for cancer research.

Information: Jill Miller, 410-876-4645.

Volleyball camp

Liberty High School coaches and varsity players will hold a volleyball camp for girls entering grades six through nine from June 14 to 18 in the gym at Liberty High School.

Camp will be held daily from 9 a.m. to noon and will focus on skill development and the techniques of passing, hitting and serving.

The cost of the camp is $60 and includes a T-shirt. Registration forms are available at the Eldersburg library. Checks may be made payable to Freedom Area Rec Volleyball Camp and mailed to David Trumbo, 5700 Mineral Hill Road, Eldersburg 21784. Information: David Trumbo, 410-795-4961.

Twirling camps

The Freedom Fire Stars Majorette Corps will hold registration for Summer Twirling Camps from 6: 30 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 4 and 11 in the gym at Piney Ridge Elementary.

Session I is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon June 28 to July 9 (no camp July 5) for ages 5 to 9; and noon to 2 p.m. for ages 10 and older. The cost is $55.

Session II will take place from 10 a.m. to noon July 12 to 23 for ages 5 to 9; and from noon to 2 p.m. for ages 10 and older. Cost is $60.

Session III will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 21 and 28, and July 5, 12 and 19. The cost is $30.

Sessions, which include batons, will be held at Oklahoma Road Middle School. Information: Judi Marlatt, 410-788-7312.

Sherry Graham's Southeast neighborhood column appears each Tuesday in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.

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