College offers field day for dairy producers, youths

June 01, 2000

The University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will hold a morning field day for dairy producers and dairy farm youths from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 10 at its Central Maryland Research and Education Center in Clarksville.

Families are invited to attend an open house, "A Healthy Environment, A Healthy Me," from noon to 3 p.m.

Lunch will be available at noon from local vendors. Youth groups will sell refreshments throughout the day.

Morning walking tours will demonstrate how extension education programs benefit Maryland's dairy farmers. The afternoon open house will include hay-wagon tours of the dairy barns, a manure-composting site and nearby wetlands. Homeowners are invited to bring sick plants to the plant clinic.

Information: 301-596-9330.

Lisbon Community Library to hold story time

Lisbon Community Library, 710 Lisbon Center Drive, Woodbine, will hold story time for families and small groups from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 9.

Registration is required. Information: 410-489-4290.

Around town

Yard sale: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 16457 Old Frederick Road in Mount Airy, will hold a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Toys, tools, books and furniture will be sold. Vendors should call the church to reserve a free space. Information: 410-418-8413.

Car show: The Late Great Chevysof Maryland Car Club will hold a car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Win Kelly Chevrolet in Clarksville. The show is open to Chevrolets from 1955 to 1972. Information: 301-680-0616.

Bingo: River Hill High School Boosters will sponsor basket bingo from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. June 11 at Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane, Clarksville. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Information: 410-531-1123or 301-776-1449.

Lyme disease lecture: Howard County General Hospital will present a free lecture on Lyme disease from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 13 at the hospital's Wellness Center at Inwood Village Center, 2465 Route 97, Glenwood. Information: 410-740-7680, enter code 3894.

Open house: Day's End Farm Horse Rescue, 15856 Frederick Road, Lisbon, will hold its open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 24. The day's events will include horse and pony rides, a petting zoo, a $500 raffle, face-painting and children's games. Admission is $5 per family; $2 for adults; $1 for children ages 7 to 12; free for children younger than 6. Information: 301-854-5037.

Bible study: Gethsemane Baptist Church, 14135 Burntwoods Road, Glenwood, holds a Bible study at 10 a.m. every other Wednesday. Information: 410-442-5853.

Free screenings: Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center in Glenwood offers free blood pressure screenings from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays. No appointment is necessary. The center is on Route 97 in Inwood Village Center. Information: 410-489-7844.

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