St. Paul's Episcopal Church will hold yard sale tomorrow

May 31, 2002

St. Paul's Episcopal Church will hold a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow at the church near Lisbon.

Setup spaces are free, but a free will offering will be accepted. Spaces are limited to about 50 vendors.

The church is at 16457 Old Frederick Road. Information: 410-489-4411.

Gospel singer to perform in Mount Airy on Sunday

Gaither Homecoming recording artist Allison Durham Speer will perform in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Mount Airy Full Gospel Church.

A native of Danville, Ky., Speer has traveled across America and taken humanitarian trips overseas. She is a featured performer on the Gaither Homecoming video series that airs weekly on TNN.

Speer says she felt her calling to Christian music early in her life. She has sung in mega-churches such as First Baptist Atlanta, been the featured artist for several evangelists, and sung at national church conventions.

Her latest recording is The Finding.

The church is at 13949 Penn Shop Road. Information: 301- 829-2199.

Elk Run Vineyards to offer concert, tour

Elk Run Vineyards will hold a June in Bloom event June 8 and 9 at the winery west of Taylorsville.

Visitors are invited to bring a picnic for an afternoon at the vineyard in bloom, hayrides, live music and a display of botanical offerings from nearby nurseries.

A twilight tour of the winery and vineyard will be offered from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 9.

A Father's Day concert will be presented from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 16. Wine tastings will be offered during the concert. There is an admission charge.

Reservations are required for both events.

Elk Run is at 15113 Liberty Road. Information: 410-775-2513.

St. Michael's Knights to hold basket bingo

St. Michael's Knights of Columbus will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on June 14 at St. Michael's Church near Mount Airy.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Reservations are recommended.

Tickets include three cards for 20 games, four filled special baskets and four filled raffle baskets. Refreshments will be sold. Raffles and door prizes also will be held.

The church is on St. Michael's Road. Information: 410- 549-2649, 301-831-5436 or 301-829-1249.

Story time, teen program among library's offerings

The Mount Airy branch library, 705 Ridge Ave., will offer:

"Year Round Story Time" for all ages (3 and under must be with an adult) will be at 11 a.m. today, "Music, Music, Music," and at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday, "We Are Family."

"Bedtime Stories" for all ages (children 3 and younger with an adult) will be at 7 p.m. Thursday.

"Hot Times at Hollywood High -- Mystery at the Library -- Millennium Teens" for ages 11 to 17 will be at 3 p.m. June 19. Teens can assume the role of a suspicious character at Hollywood High in California to find out who tried to kill Miss Terry Daktill. Registration begins Wednesday. .

Information: 410-386-4488.

Marine Buckman takes part in training exercise

Marine Corps Cpl. Stefan D. Buckman recently participated in Exercise Sea Soldier '02 while assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

The Marines honed their skills during the 12-day live-fire training exercise with soldiers from the Western Frontier Regiment of the Royal Army of Oman. The exercise was held after the unit completed offensive raids against Taliban and al-Qaida forces during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

Buckman is a 1998 graduate of South Carroll High School.

Public meeting

Mount Airy council: Mount Airy Town Council will meet at 8 p.m. Monday at Town Hall, 110 S. Main St. 410-795-6012.

Around town

Legion bingo: American Legion Gold Star Post 191 of Mount Airy holds bingo every Thursday at the hall, 801 Prospect Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with food at 6 p.m. and more than 30 games starting at 7 p.m. Packages range from $16 to $20. 301-829-9161.

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