Clarksville volunteer firefighters to hold an open house Oct. 20

October 10, 2002

The Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department in Clarksville will hold an open house from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 20.

Videos, fire engine rides, tours of the station, a "safety house" for children and refreshments are planned.

Admission is free.

Information: 410-313-7215.

Glenwood church planning a yard sale Saturday

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will hold a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, rain or shine.

A 50 percent discount on all items will be offered from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., and bags can be filled for $5 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The church is at Route 97 and Union Chapel Road, in Glenwood.

Information: 410-489-4035.

Celestial Searchers to meet Oct. 28 at Bushy Park

Celestial Searchers, an astronomy and space science program for youngsters ages 5 to 14, will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Bushy Park Elementary School, 2670 Route 97, Glenwood.

Telescope viewing will be available for all ages.

The program is co-sponsored by the Howard Astronomical League and the PTA.

Information: 410-531-5988, or www.goodteeth.com.

Estate planning program set Wednesday at library

The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will offer a program on wills, trusts and other methods to save probate costs, lawyer fees and estate taxes. "Estate Planning: Future Solutions Now" will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Registration is required.

Information: 410-313-5577.

Military

Arrives for study: Army Pvt. Daniel K. MacIntyre, son of Kenneth A. and Anita M. MacIntyre of Sykesville, has arrived at Aberdeen Proving Ground to complete the wheeled-vehicle repairer advanced individual training course.

Births

Hope Elizabeth: To Harold and Kristin Bernadzikowski of Sykesville on Aug. 31.

Juliette Karina: To Arthur and Jill La Veck of Marriottsville on Sept. 19.

Around town

Lunar landscapes: The Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks and the Howard Astronomical League will present "Moonstruck!" -- a look at lunar mountain ranges, craters and lava fields through powerful amateur telescopes -- from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at Glenwood Center, Route 97 and Carrs Mills Road, in Glenwood. Computers will demonstrate lunar software; lunar maps and charts, globes and books will be available for inspection. Lunar punch and MoonPies will be served. 410-313-4700, or www.co.ho. md.us/recparks/recparks.html.

Golf: Glenelg High School Boosters will hold their fourth golf tournament at the Links in Gettysburg, Pa., on Oct. 17. A shotgun start is planned for 1 p.m. The cost is $100 a golfer; $380 a foursome, including a steak dinner and prizes. Proceeds will go to athletic and academic programs. 410-313-5528; or Fran Kirley, 410-442-5142.

Items needed: Pointers Run Elementary School, 6600 Trotter Road, Clarksville, is organizing a Fall Holiday Gift Boutique, Silent Auction and Yard Sale, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at the school. Items that are new or in good condition are needed. Vendors are welcome. To donate an item or become a vendor: Julie Rosenthal, 410-531- 0128. To reserve a table at the yard sale: Amy Cargiulo, 410- 203-9338.

Adopt a cat: Howard County Cat Club is seeking homes for barn cats. The cats are neutered or spayed, have been tested and vaccinated. Most are tame but prefer to live outdoors. Foster homes are also needed. Volunteers are being sought. Adoption days are held at the Columbia PetSmart on most Sundays. 410-730-3679, or howardcountycats@earthlink.net or Trottercat@aol.com. Or visit www. howardcountycats.pet finder.org.

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