Health workshop slated at elementary in Jessup

Southern Howard

June 12, 2005

First Baptist Church of Guilford's Health Ministry and the Howard County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold their first Community Outreach Health Workshop from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 25 at Bollman Bridge Elementary School, 8200 Savage-Guilford Road, Jessup.

The community is invited to hear about ways to deal with high cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, smoking, stroke, stress, HIV and teen health issues.

Information: 410-792-7096.

Concert planned June 24 on Montpelier grounds

The South Laurel Recreation Council Inc. will celebrate the 27th anniversary of the Montpelier Summer Concert Series with a concert of popular, rock, Motown, rhythm and blues music by Almost Recess.

The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. June 24 on the Montpelier Mansion grounds, Route 197 at Montpelier Drive, in south Laurel.

Bring friends, a picnic, blanket and chair for the free two-hour concert on the west lawn.

Free public and handicapped parking is available via the Montpelier Drive and Muirkirk Road entrances to the grounds off Route 197, a quarter-mile west of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

The concert will be canceled in the event of heavy rain.

Information: 301-953-7882, after 5 p.m. on the day of the concert.

Children's Fishing Day starting at noon today

Patuxent Research Refuge will hold Children's Fishing Day at its National Wildlife Visitor Center from noon to 4 p.m. today.

Children and young people to age 17 will have an opportunity to learn fishing and safety techniques. Fishing poles and bait will be supplied; personal fishing gear will not be allowed.

After checking in at the visitor center and participating in preparatory activities, the young people will be allowed to fish in one of two lakes. The event celebrates National Fishing and Boating Week.

Seasonal fishing will open for the public at Cash Lake tomorrow, and will continue through mid-October. Anglers can also fish at the refuge's North Tract entrance.

Fishing permits are to be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the National Wildlife Visitor Center (301-497-5763) and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at the Patuxent North Tract Contact Station (301-776-3090). Or visit http://patuxent.fws.gov.

The visitor center is off Powder Mill Road, between Route 197 and the Baltimore Washington Parkway in Laurel.

No June meeting of historical society

The Savage Historical Society will not hold its regular June meeting.

Information: 301-725-1241.

Around town

At the library:

The Savage branch library, 9525 Durness Lane, will present a program with master gardener Sherry Young, who will discuss container gardening -- what to plant and how to maintain the plants through the season -- at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Registration is encouraged. 410-880-5980.

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