Wildlife walk in River Hill to be held at 6 p.m. June 26

June 19, 2005

The River Hill Community Association will present "Wildlife Watching," a walk in search of deer, fox, birds and squirrels along one of the village's longest pathways, at 6 p.m. June 26.

The village was the site of the River Hill Game Farm, and includes a section of the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area.

The group will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Claret Hall in River Hill Village Center. Registration is required. Each child will get binoculars and a book to record the animals seen. Bottled water will be available before the walk, which ends at Claret Hall.

Information: Lystra Braddy, 410-531-1749.

Horse group planning anniversary celebration

The Maryland Western Horse Association is making plans for its 50th anniversary celebration, to be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Howard County Fairgrounds.

The afternoon will include children's activities, dancing and music provided by a disc jockey, fine food, displays and recognition of the organization's past presidents.

Former members are urged to attend the celebration.

Tickets are $5. The group, a private riding and horse-showing organization, meets at the Howard County Fairgrounds.

Information: 410-988-9350 or 410-795-6256.

Glenwood library offering game night tomorrow

The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will offer "Games Galore, an evening of favorite games for youth ages 11-17, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow.

Available will be Scrabble, Life, Yahtzee, Monopoly, Clue and others. Participants can bring games with them. Registration is not needed.

"Wacky Wednesdays," a crafts and music program for ages 11 and older, will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 22

The group will celebrate the first full day of summer by making seashell necklaces and frames and listening to beach tunes. Take flip-flops or sun hats to decorate. Registration is required.

The Graphic Novel Club, a discussion club for comics enthusiasts ages 11 to 17, will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 29 at the library.

Information: 410-313-5577.

Autoharpist and singer to perform Wednesday

Bryan Bowers, an autoharpist and singer-songwriter, will perform at Baldwin's Station restaurant in Sykesville at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $15.

Paul Iwancio & The Art of Meaning will be in concert at 8 p.m. June 29. Tickets are $12.

The concert room opens for seating and dining at 6:30 p.m.

Baldwin's is in the B&O Railroad Station, 7618 Main St.

Information: 410-795-1041.

Around town

Sports camps:

River Hill High School Boosters will offer summer sports camps to help young athletes improve their skills, starting tomorrow at the school. More than 20 camps will be offered, including football, soccer, baseball, softball, field hockey, volleyball, distance training and conditioning, cheerleading, weight training and dance. The one-week camps will run through Aug. 12. Hours are 9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $115 a camp. Forms are available in the school office; or 410-313-7114.

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