Carroll Digest

Carroll Digest

March 09, 2003

Mothers & More schedules open houses

The Carroll County chapter of Mothers & More has scheduled open houses for this month.

A mothers-only open house will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Northwest Medical Center on Georgetown Boulevard in Eldersburg. Mothers of young children can meet Mothers & More members and find out about the group and its activities.

An open house playgroup for children will be held from 10 a.m. to noon March 21 in the large meeting room at the Eldersburg library branch, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive. Mothers can bring their children to play, read and sing with group members and their children.

Mothers & More is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of mothers through support, education and advocacy. The group meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Northwest Medical Center.

Meetings include speakers, group discussions and social time. The group also organizes children's activities, mom's nights out, a book club, family events, playgroups and community projects.

Both open houses are free of charge, with no obligation to join.

Information: 410-876-5537 or 410-549-4903.

`Singles Voices' speakers explore cultural diversity

Carroll Community College will present free "World View" courses and programs designed to bridge differences and cultivate understanding among cultures.

The first program is "Single Voices," a series of discussions centered on the personal experiences and perceptions of individuals living and participating in diverse cultures. Two talks will be held in Room L287 on the college campus in Westminster.

Pete Beebe, a Washington graphic artist, will present "A White Traveler on the Red Road" at 7 p.m. Friday. He will describe his experiences as a sundancer at Chief Leonard Crowdog's Paradise on the Lakota Indian Reservation in Rosebud, S.D.

Michael Edwards will present "Marching with the Zapatistas" at 7 p.m. March 28. A Northern Virginia videographer and representative of the nonprofit organization Circulos Inc., he spent two weeks in Mexico last year marching to Mexico City to support and document the Zapatista movement for freedom and equality for Mexico's native people.

Edwards will show the film he made and describe his experiences.

Reservations are required. Information: 410-386-8100.

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