Lisbon United Methodist Church schedules ham and oyster supper

Southwest

Mount Airy Woodbine Taylorsville Winfield

October 15, 2004

Lisbon United Methodist Church will hold a ham and oyster supper from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow in the church hall, 15875 Frederick Road near Woodbine.

The family-style meal will include fried oysters, ham, green beans, corn, rolls, relishes, beverages, homemade cole slaw, potato salad and gelatin salads.

Tickets are $11, and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Carry-out orders are available.

Information: 410-489-7245.

Mount Airy vineyard plans jazz, wine festival

Berrywine Plantations, Linganore Winecellars, will hold a Vintage Jazz Wine Festival from noon to 6 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday.

The Rhumba Club and David Bach Band will perform modern jazz.

More than 25 arts and crafts vendors will offer a variety of items. Food will also be sold.

A petting zoo and a playground will be available for children.

Admission is $10 and includes music, an engraved wine glass, a guided tour and tastings. Gates open at 11 a.m.

The vineyard is at 13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mount Airy.

Information: 410-795-6432.

Fire company to hold country breakfast Sunday

The Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company will hold a country breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday at the Firemen's Activities Building.

The menu will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, toast, gravy, bacon, fried potatoes, biscuits, mixed fruit and hot apples.

The cost is $6, and $3 for children ages 6 to 10. Children 5 and younger eat free.

The Activities Building is at Twin Arch Road and Route 27.

Information: 301-829-0100 or 410-795-8055.

Fire department auxiliary to serve spaghetti dinner

The Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4:30 p.m. until sold out Wednesday in the social hall.

The meal will include spaghetti with meat sauce or marinara sauce, tossed salad, and garlic or plain bread. Baked goods will be sold separately.

Tickets are $6 for dine-in or $7 for carry-out orders. Proceeds go toward the fire station's renovation.

The firehouse is at 1320 W. Old Liberty Road.

Information: 410-795-1333.

Mount Airy firefighters sponsor pumpkin contest

The Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company will hold its annual Pumpkin Contest from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24 at the carnival grounds on Twin Arch Road at Route 27.

The entry fee is $5 in advance or $7 the day of the event, and includes all supplies for decorating a pumpkin. First through third prizes will be awarded for different age groups.

Children wearing a costume can win more prizes. Fire prevention and safety activities also will be featured.

Information: 301-829-0100.

Story time, book clubs set at Mount Airy library

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

Story Time for all ages (children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult) at 11 a.m. today and tomorrow on "Away We Go," and at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday on "On Safari."

"Basic Computers for Beginners" for teenagers and adults at 10 a.m. tomorrow. Anyone new to or afraid of computers can learn how to get started.

Mount Airy Book Club for adults at 1 p.m. Wednesday to discuss The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck.

"Fear on Film" at 7 p.m. Thursday for Teen Read Week. Teenagers can watch and discuss scenes from horror movies that began as novels.

Mount Airy Senior Book Club for adults at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the senior center to discuss Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel.

Mount Airy Evening Book Club for adults at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 to discuss Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver.

Information: 410-386-4488.

Navy's Erhardt and Nevitt complete basic training

Navy Seaman Recruits Robert D. Erhardt and Jonathan E. Nevitt recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Erhardt is the son of Gail L. Schmidt of Sykesville and Robert D. Erhardt of Greensburg, Ky. He is a 2003 graduate of South Carroll High School.

Nevitt is the son of Gary D. Nevitt of Mount Airy and Cynthia L. King of Beltsville.

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