No-cook summer meals the library topic July 29

July 11, 2002

The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will present "Can't Stand the Heat? No-cook Summer Meals," with personal chef Elizabeth Watts, at 7 p.m. July 29.

Watts, also known as the "Dinner Fairy," will suggest appetizers, main dishes, soups and salads that help you stay cool as you prepare them, and she will offer samples.

Master gardener Karen Brenner will demonstrate how tropical plants act as natural air filters during a program, "Tropical Plants in Your Home," at 7 p.m. July 30.

Registration is required.

Information: 410-313-5577.

County Fair Association offering six scholarships

The Howard County Fair Association offers scholarships to qualified people to assist with their educational expenses. Six $1,500 scholarships will be awarded this year. In its ninth year, the program is open to present or past Howard County Fair participants.

Eligibility criteria and the application form are available at www.howardcountyfair.com/fairbook.html or www.agnr.umd. edu/users/howardcty/4-h/scholarship/home.html.

Information: Peggy Howell, scholarship committee chairwoman, 410-489-4342, or Howell Hill@erols.com.

Military

Deployed: Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jason D. Guy, son of L.W. and Betty J. Guy of Mount Airy, departed on a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf while assigned to the guided missile cruiser USS Normandy, based in Norfolk, Va.

Returns from deployment: Navy Seaman Patricia L. Spence, daughter of Jo Ann Goad of Sykesville, has returned from a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf while assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf, based in Norfolk, Va.

Returns from deployment: Navy Seaman David J. Pucino, a 2000 graduate of Linganore High School, Mount Airy, has returned from a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf while assigned to the guided missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf.

Around town

Kids at the library: Programs for children will continue this month at the Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville. "Campfire Tales," a family program of stories and songs to tell and sing around the campfire, will be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday. Programs for young children -- "Play Partners," "All Together Now," "Just for Me" and "3, 2, Fun!" -- offer games, stories and activities, and will run through Aug. 8. To request a schedule: 410-313-5579.

Library fun: The Glenwood library will sponsor "A Stitch in Time: The Wonderful World of Quilts," an overview of quilts and quilting with tips on how to evaluate quilts for collecting, at 7 p.m. Monday. Rosemary Clark, owner of RC Dream Quilts and past president of the Baltimore Applique Society, will speak. Participants are invited to bring their projects for advice. "Furniture Placement Solutions," a program on how to make rooms inviting, will be offered at 7 p.m. July 23. "Untangling the Web," a 90-minute demonstration of techniques for navigating the Internet, using search engines and evaluating Web sites, will be held at 7 p.m. July 24. Registration is required. 40-313-5577.

Sports camps: Glenelg High School will offer Sports Booster camps this summer for fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. Boys and girls soccer, cheerleading, softball, baseball, football, boys and girls basketball, field hockey, volleyball and girls lacrosse camps will be offered. The camps will be for one sport each week. The cost is $125 a session. Pat Thorne, 410-730-2729 or 410-313-5528.

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