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October 07, 2004|By Ashley Burrell

Monkey business

A children's play about a mischievous and playful monkey, Curious George, will be performed by Theatreworks USA on Friday. The play, The Adventures of Curious George, is based on the books by Margret and H.A. Rey. Also, Curious George Goes to College will be performed in Edgewood Hall, Room 132, between the performances of The Adventures of Curious George. Enjoy free snacks, activities and door prizes. Admission is free.

"The Adventures of Curious George" will be performed on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Amoss Center at Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Tickets are $5 to $9. Call the ticket office at 410-836-4211.

Howard dog show

An all-breed dog show will be held at the Howard County Fairgrounds tomorrow and Saturday. Terriers, hounds, retrievers, setters and spaniels will be contesting for "Best of Show." The Catonsville Kennel Club Dog Show consists of two events: the conformation show and the obedience show. Puppies from all breeds will be vying for "Best Puppy in Show."

The Catonsville Kennel Club Dog Show will be held tomorrow and Saturday at the Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road in West Friendship. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free. Parking is $2. Call 410-916-0650 or the Howard County Fairgrounds at 410-442-1022.

Scots in Anne Arundel

This year's Anne Arundel Scottish Highland Games will take place Saturday with Scottish goods, entertainment and activities spread across 74 acres of rolling hills.

The smell of Scottish meat pies, bridies and sausage rolls will waft through the area as musical performers Highland-Aires, Elke Barker and Carl Peterson provide nonstop entertainment.

Exhibitions will include several breeds of Scottish dogs, highland cattle, Clydesdale horses and a sheepdog exhibition. Children's games will include the "Wellie-Toss." A Parade of Clans will be held at 11:30 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies at noon. Competitors will vie for prizes during the Heavy Athletics Competition and the Piping and Drumming Competition. In addition, the Anne Arundel County Police and Fire Departments will face off in "tug of war."

Tickets for the Anne Arundel Scottish Highland Games are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 62, $3 for children 12-18. Admission is free for children under 12. The Anne Arundel Scottish Highland Games will be held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds on Saturday. Call 410-849-2849 or visit

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