Parent program on teen driving

October 30, 2005

The River Hill High School PTSA will offer a parent program on teen driving at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the school's information center.

Speakers will discuss topics such as insuring the teen driver, understanding the new laws focused on keeping teens safe on the road, and preparing them to be courteous drivers.

Information: Laura Smit, 410-799-4879.

Glenelg High School to present `Fame'

Glenelg High School teachers and students will perform in Fame, the musical about students and teachers at the High School for the Performing Arts in New York, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, 11 and 12 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in the school auditorium.

Tickets are $8 before Nov. 10; $10 at the door.

Information: Connie Bowman, 410-489-9036.

Around town`Wizard' -- The River Hill High School drama department is presenting its final performance of The Wizard of Oz at 3 p.m. today. Tickets are $8 in advance; $10 at the door. Group rates are available for the matinee performance. Pam Land, pland@hcpss.org.

Children's programs -- Children's programs this month at the Glenwood library include "Halloween Craft Days," a 20- to 30-minute program for young children, to be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow. The program, which includes crafts, is for families. Children younger than age 2 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is not necessary. "Fall into Science," a program for ages 3 to 6 of simple science concepts and experiments inspired by children's literature, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Registration is required. 410-313-5579.

Fruit sale -- The Glenelg Marching Unit will hold its citrus fruit sale next month through March. Pink grapefruit, navel oranges and tangerines, and a variety pack will be offered. First orders are due by Wednesday for fruit to be picked up Nov. 19 at the school. Order forms are available at the school, or at glenelgbands.com. Or call Danita Kinnison, 410-489-5260.

Book club -- The Glenwood library will sponsor a meeting of its Mother/Daughter Book Club at 7 p.m. Nov. 9. Mothers and their daughters, ages 11 and older, will discuss Skellig by David Almond. Refreshments will be served. 410-313- 5577.

Women in ag -- Howard County Economic Development Authority and the Howard County office of the Maryland Cooperative Extension are organizing a "Women In Agriculture Forum," to be held Nov. 15 at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship. Registration will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., with sessions on various topics until 2:45 p.m. The cost is $20. Ginger Myers, 410-313-6500, or Caragh Fitzgerald, 410-313-2707.

Jazz legend -- Maynard Ferguson will perform at Glenelg High School at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15. The school's award-winning Glenelg Jazz Ensemble will open the show. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 on the day of the performance. To purchase tickets: glenelgbands.com, and click on the InstantSeats logo.

On the farm -- Sharp's at Waterford Farm, 4003 Jennings Chapel Road in Brookeville, is offering free hayrides to its field of pumpkins, gourds, squash, Indian corn and popcorn. The farm has a 5-acre corn maze. Face painting and scarecrow-making are available. 410-854-6275, or sharpfarm.com.

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