Auto accident to be dramatized for prom-goers Digests...

May 09, 2000

Auto accident to be dramatized for prom-goers

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The Sykesville-Freedom and Gamber fire departments will participate in an auto accident re-enactment Friday for Liberty High School students who will be going to the prom this spring.

The activity is being held to heighten awareness of the danger of drinking and driving.

The fire departments will respond as if there was an accident and "rescue" several drama students who will act as the driver and passengers. Fire department personnel will treat the students as if they had injuries.

The students will use makeup to simulate injuries.

Information: 410-751-3560.

Walk for Mental Health set at Springfield Hospital

Springfield Hospital Center in Sykesville will hold a Walk For Your Mental Health from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Geriatrics Building.

Participants can walk around the center's grounds in celebration of Mental Health Month. Walking maps, refreshments, entertainment and informational handouts will be available.

In event of rain, the walk will be held in the Geriatrics Building.

Reservations are recommended. Information: 410-795- 2100, Ext. 3693.

Methodist church to hold bazaar and plant sale St. Paul's United Methodist Church of Sykesville will hold its spring bazaar and plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church, 7538 Main St.

Plants and hanging baskets, Mother's Day gifts, crafts, a bake table and lunch, and white elephant table will be featured.

The event is sponsored by the church women.

Information: 410-795-0714.

Concert to mark release of Williams' new album

Uptown Concerts is sponsoring performances by folk musicians at Baldwin's Station in Sykesville.

Christopher Williams celebrates the release of his album, "The Silence In Between," in concert May 17. He offers songs-of-life stories. Tickets are $12.

Greg Greenway and Tom Prasada-Rao will perform May 24. Greenway is a vocalist, and Prasada-Rao's music ranges from jazz to traditional Indian. Tickets are $14.

Due to limited seating, tickets should be purchased in advance. Shows are at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6: 30 p.m. for seating.

Baldwin's is at 7618 Main St. Information: 410-795-1041.

Eldersburg library offers `Writer's Circle' today

The Eldersburg branch library, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, is offering several programs this month.

"Writer's Circle" for children 11 to 14 will be held at 5 p.m. today.

Year Round Family Story Time for all ages (3 and younger with an adult) will be at 4 p.m. every Wednesday.

"KidWorks" for ages 9 and older will be held from 5: 30 p.m. to 7: 30 p.m. Thursday. Youths will prepare and present programs to younger children.

"Babies and Bagels" for children to 5 years old with an adult will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday.

"Chapters: Harry Potter Unplugged" for children 8 and older will be held at 4: 30 p.m. Monday. A librarian will read from "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone."

No registration is required for the programs.

"Winnie the Pooh" for all ages (children age 3 and younger must be with an adult) will be presented by Valarie Mares and the Drama Conservatory at 10 a.m. Friday. Tickets are required in advance.

"Basic Internet Training: What is the Internet and What Can it do for Me?" for ages 18 and older will be held at 2 p.m. May 24. Registration begins tomorrow.

Information: 410-386-4460.

Classes in tai chi planned in Sykesville

Three Treasures Health Services of Sykesville will offer classes in the Chinese internal healing art of tai chi throughout the year.

Owner Frances Gander, a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, will teach the classes.

Tai chi classes are at 6: 15 p.m. Wednesdays, May 17 to June 21.

Classes cost $75 in advance or $80 at the door. A 20 percent discount is given to those from the same household.

A Summer Qigong Attunement class to prepare for summer will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3. Cost is $40 in advance and $50 at the door.

Registration is required. Checks can be sent to Three Treasures, 7532 Norwood Ave., Sykesville 21784. Information: 410-549-0156 or e-mail fgan

Three instructors attain NDEITA certification

Three instructors at the Health & Fitness Center in Carrolltown Center have attained NDEITA Aerobic Instructor Certification by attending workshops in various programs.

Tracy Cox, Carole Concari and Denise Bennek attended a workshop April 29 on physiology, anatomy, kinesiology, injury prevention, leadership and group exercise skills.

On April 30, Cox, along with Kim Crum-Derr, Jodie Reeves and Lois Walden, also certified instructors, completed kickboxing and lifestyle and weight management workshops.

NDEITA is a national fitness professional training organization.

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