Glenwood library to offer programs on Civil War, gardening

April 04, 2002

The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will sponsor a slide show and oral history program by Ralph Vincent of the Baltimore Civil War Museum, "Baltimore and the Civil War," at 2 p.m. April 13.

"The Rotten Truth: Composting," presented by master gardener Virginia Pausch, will be held at 7 p.m. April 18.

Registration is required.

Information: 410-313-5577.

American Legion post plans bingo and dinner

American Legion Gold Star Post 191 will hold a Bonanza Bingo with Sunday dinner April 21 at the post, 801 Prospect Road, in Mount Airy.

Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. Dinner will be at 2 p.m. Games will begin at 3 p.m.

Participants must be ages 16 or older. Alcohol and smoking will not be permitted.

Information: 410-795-6444.

Military

Deployed: Army Pfc. Scott A. Warner, son of Oscar D. and Barbara L. Warner of Woodbine, has been deployed to a forward operating area to support Operation Enduring Freedom in the war against terrorism.

Births

Emma Jean: To Robert D. and Kathleen T. Faber of Clarksville on March 14.

Grace Marguerite: To Douglas and Pamela Woodside of Mount Airy on March 20.

Around town

Modern fiction: The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will continue its discussions of contemporary fiction at 7 p.m. Monday and May 6. The Brass Dolphin by Caroline Harvey and Joanna Trollope will be the topic Monday, and The Chimney Sweeper's Boy by Barbara Vine will be discussed May 6. Registration is required. Participants may register any time. Information: 410-313-5577.

Parent orientation: Clarksville Middle School, 6535 S. Trotter Road, will hold an orientation for parents of incoming sixth-graders who are interested in the Gifted and Talented Education Program. The session will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday in the school's media center. Information: 410- 313-7057.

Basket bingo: Glenelg High School PTSA will sponsor a Longaberger Basket Bingo to raise money for the Jeff Walker Rehabilitation Fund on April 11 at Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Hall. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Games are to begin at 7 p.m. Walker, a 1999 graduate of the school, was paralyzed after an accident last summer. Proceeds will be used to pay his medical bills and for rehabilitation equipment and therapy costs. Raffles, other games, door prizes and refreshments are planned. Tickets are $15. Reservations are requested. Information: Diane Barnoski, 410-442-1097, or Mary Hedlesky, 301-854-5572.

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