Mount Hebron High celebrating 40 years

August 28, 2005

Mount Hebron High School is holding a tailgate party to celebrate its 40th anniversary at 4 p.m. Sept. 16 on the baseball field.

All those who have connections to Mount Hebron are invited to share 40 years of memories and accomplishments with alumni, teachers, administrators and students.

Food, entertainment and games will be part of the festivities, to be followed by a football game at 7 p.m. 410-313-2880.

Centennial High senior nets basketball award

Brittany Kelley, a senior this fall at Centennial High School, earned over the summer the Outstanding Player award - as a small forward - at the Keystone State Invitational Basketball Camp in Reading, Pa.

The camps, which are certified by the NCAA, are held at Albright College and Slippery Rock University.

Around Town

Bridge and Pinochle:

Kiwanis-Wallas Recreation Center, 10481 Old Frederick Road, Ellicott City, will host bridge and pinochle groups Wednesdays and Fridays. The bridge group will meet from 9 a.m. to noon; the pinochle group will meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Take a lunch. Coffee, tea and treats will be provided. Donations are accepted for the snack fund. 410-313-7279.

Knit and crochet:

Kiwanis-Wallas Recreation Center will host community service knitting and crocheting meetings from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Participants will knit and crochet afghans, blankets, baby wear, and more for local charities, hospitals and senior centers. Donations of acrylic yarn are appreciated. 410-313-7279.

New teen 'zine:

Those ages 13 to 18 are invited to join the staff of the Howard County Library's new teen magazine. Staff members will write and collect articles, edit, proofread and design the quarterly print and online magazine. Planning will begin this summer and continue through the school year. 410- 313-1950.

Conversation club:

The Miller branch library offers an English Conversation Club from 7:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Mondays. The club is intended for adults and teenagers who speak English as a second or third language and who want to practice in a group setting. Registration is requested. 410-313-1950.

Gardening advice:

The Miller branch library is offering drop-in question-and-answer sessions with master gardeners from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays to Sept. 30. 410-313-1950.

Victorian tea:

Friends of Patapsco Female Institute Inc. will present a Victorian Tea and 19th Century Fashion Show, featuring clothing from the 1800s, at 3 p.m. Sept. 11. Afternoon tea will be served in the early Victorian parlors of the park's Mount Ida Visitor Center; hosts in period dress will serve teas and sweets. The cost is $25. Funds raised will help pay for programs at the park. Reservations are required. The Mount Ida Visitor Center is at 3691 Sarahs Lane, Ellicott City. 410-465-8500.

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