Reservoir High plans picnic, dance, open house

August 22, 2002

The new Reservoir High School will hold a series of welcoming events for staff members, incoming students and their parents this weekend.

A "Beach Party and Picnic" will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow on the school parking lot. A dance for incoming students will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in the gymnasium.

All are welcome to attend an open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The event will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The school is at 11550 Scaggsville Road, Fulton.

Information: 410-888-8850.

Church offers English class for non-native speakers

Chapelgate Presbyterian Church, 2600 Marriottsville Road, is offering a free series of conversational English classes from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 4.

The classes are designed for adults learning English as a second language. Beginner through advanced classes will be offered.

Participants may register at the class.

Information: 410-422-5800.

Dinosaur kids' program planned at library Sept. 12

The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will offer the children's program "Dynamite Dinosaurs" for ages 4 to 8 at 7 p.m. Sept. 12.

Registration begins Sept. 5.

Information: 410-313-5579.


Attends seminar: Emily R. Hancock, daughter of Julie W. and Kevin J. Hancock of Highland, has participated in the weeklong Naval Academy Summer Seminar in Annapolis. Participants were introduced to military life through a regimen of academics, physical training, sports, sailing and seamanship. She attends River Hill High School.


Faith Jennifer and Ethan David: To David and Jennifer Coleman of Sykesville on July 31.

Olivia Ann: To Stacy and John Harold of Clarksville on Aug. 7.

Around town

Donations accepted: Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church seeks donations of books, compact discs, videos, records, cassettes and computer software for its Media Sale on Sept. 6 and 7. Items may be left in a blue wooden box at the side door of the church, 14551 Burntwoods Road, Glenwood. The box also contains tax contribution forms for donors. 410-442-1204.

Thrift shop: St. Paul's Nearly New Thrift Shop, 16457 Old Frederick Road in Poplar Springs, offers summer clothing, toys, books and small house wares. The shop is open from noon to 3 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Donations are welcome during shop hours or may be left in a bin near the shop entrance. 410-489-4411.

Day care: Hilltop Day Care Center in Clarksville has openings for full- or part-time day care for 3- and 4-year-old children. The center is an outreach program of Linden Linthicum United Methodist Church in Clarksville. 443-535-8505.

Naturalist training: Howard County Conservancy will offer volunteer naturalist training from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 4, 11 and 18 at Mount Pleasant, 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock. Volunteers will be trained to lead nature walks for the conservancy. The training costs $30, which will be returned when volunteers have led three programs. 410-465-8877.

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