Glenwood library programs include one on well and septic systems

April 24, 2005

The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will present "Managing Your Well and Septic System" at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Representatives from the Howard County Health Department will speak.

The library's Contemporary Fiction Book Club will discuss The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, by Michael Chabon, at 7 p.m. May 2.

Library associate Lucie Pettis will lead the discussion.

The Western Howard County Seniors Book Club will meet at 10 a.m. May 4. The group, made up for retired women, will discuss Wish You Well by David Baldacci.

Master gardener Pat Greenwald will talk about the history of gardening at 7 p.m. May 10 at the library. Registration, which is encouraged, is to begin Tuesday.

The mother-daughter book club, for mothers and daughters to spend time talking and sharing while discussing new takes on old stories, is to meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 11. The group, for ages 11 and older with a parent, will discuss Armageddon Summer by Jane Yolen and Bruce Coville. Copies of the book are available at the branch.

Information: 410-313-5577.

Firefighters' breakfast is today in Clarksville

The Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department will hold its monthly country breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon today at Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville.

The all-you-can-eat buffet includes eggs, sausages, bacon, scrapple, gravy and pancakes.

The cost is $7 for adults; $6 for senior citizens. Children ages 4 to 10 pay $3; children to age 4 are admitted free.

Information: 410-313-7215.

Folly Quarter drama club to present `Annie' at school

The Folly Quarter Middle School drama club will present Annie on Friday and Saturday and May 6 and May 7 at the school. 13500 Triadelphia Road.

All shows are to start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5.

Information: 410-313-1506.

Poetry contest to honor River Hill student who died

River Hill High School will hold its first Caitlin Dunbar Memorial Poetry Contest in memory of a student who died last year at age 15 from undiagnosed leukemia.

The contest is open to River Hill students and Caitlin's friends. Contestants are invited to write from the heart, as Caitlin is said to have done in times of stress.

Entries can be rhyme or free verse and up to 150 words. The poems must not have been previously published or won any other competition. They also must not include profanity.

Gift certificates to Borders Books & Music will be offered to three winning poets. Caitlin's family and friends hope to publish a book of the poems to help raise money for a scholarship fund in her name.

Poems - one per person - should be submitted to guidance counselor Annette Jackson. They will be judged English teachers. Some will be read at a memorial tree-planting at the school at 2:30 p.m. May 13.

Glenwood church seeking donations for media sale

Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church, 14551 Burntwoods Road, Glenwood, is seeking donations of books, compact discs, videos, records, cassettes and computer software for a media sale Sept. 9 and 10.

Items can be left in a blue box at the side door of the church. Donations are tax deductible.

Information: 410-442--2475 or 410-442-1204.

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