Rabbi at Beth Shalom Congregation plans adult-education series at the synagogue

October 11, 2002

Rabbi Amy Scheinerman of Beth Shalom Congregation will hold an adult-education series at 10:45 a.m. on selected Sundays through May at the synagogue near Taylorsville.

Participants will study Hebrew, explore vocabulary, grammar and prayer on a beginning level.

Class dates are Oct. 20, Nov. 10 and 24, Jan. 5, Feb. 2 and 16, March 9 and 23, April 6, and May 4 and 18.

Registration is required.

Scheinerman also conducts weekly Shabbat services at 8 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

The synagogue is at 2020 Liberty Road, Taylorsville.

Information: 410-875-2800.

@SUBHEDLegion post schedules Bonanza Bingo event

American Legion Post 191 of Mount Airy will hold Bonanza Bingo on Oct. 20 at the post home.

Doors will open at 12:30 p.m., with a fried chicken dinner at 2 p.m. Coffee and iced tea will be served all day.

Starting at 3 p.m., three early bird and 30 other paper games will be played.

Admission is $25 and includes dinner and card package of nine cards on 20 regular games, six cards on five special games and one sheet of three cards for two $599 jackpot games.

No one younger than age 16 is permitted.

Tickets should be purchased in advance. The post is at 801 Prospect Road.

Information: 410-795-6444.

@SUBHEDTeen art contest, dancing on tap at library branch

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

"Year-round Story Time" for all ages (age 3 and younger must be with an adult) at 11 a.m. today and 11 a.m. tomorrow on "Bouncing on the Bed," and 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday on "Forest Folk."

"In the Mood for Swing" for teens and adults at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the senior center in the lower level. Thelma Otto will lead the group in dances such as swing, foxtrot, cha-cha, waltz, rumba and polka.

"On the Same Page: Carroll County Reads Together" at 7 p.m. Tuesday for teens and adults to discuss Tom Brokaw's book The Greatest Generation, at Whistlestop Book Store on Main Street. Registration is required by calling 301-829-9601.

Teen Read Week: "Get Graphic @ Your Library" at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 14-19. Teens can submit their best anime drawing for a weeklong contest. Artwork will be posted in the library. Teens should include their name, address and phone number on the back of their art. Youths also can vote for their favorite graphic novel. Votes will be used to help the library purchase more graphic novels.

Activities will include a book discussion of graphic novels at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. A read-in will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 18. Teens should take something to sit on, snack and a book. "The Big Eyes Have It" will be presented at 2 p.m. Oct. 19 with artist John Staton, who will discuss and demonstrate the Japanese style of manga.

Bedtime Stories for all ages (age 3 and younger with an adult) at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Mount Airy Book Club for adults at 1 p.m. Oct. 23 at Mount Airy Senior Center (in the basement of the library building) to discuss The Greatest Generation by Brokaw.

"Not for Children Only - Children's Classics for Adults" at 7 p.m. Oct. 24. Adults and teens can join local scholars for a discussion of old and new classics in children's literature. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott will be provided at registration.

Information: 410-386-4488.

@SUBHEDEric Spanninger promoted to Navy chief petty officer

Navy Chief Petty Officer Eric A. Spanninger recently was promoted to his current rank while serving with Strike Fighter Squadron 82 at Cecil Field, Fla.

Spanninger was promoted based on job performance and proficiency in his specialty.

He is a 1986 graduate of South Carroll High School.

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