Milkshake set to perform April 7 at The Other Barn

March 12, 2006

Lively Arts for Little Ones! will present a performance by Milkshake for children ages 2 to 5 and their chaperones at 10 a.m., and 1 p.m. April 7 at The Other Barn in Oakland Mills Village Center.

The Interactive music-making show costs $4.50 for children ages 2 and older and adults. Group rates are available.

The Other Barn is at 5851 Robert Oliver Place.

Information: 410-730-4610.

Oakland Mills PTSA planning a benefit

The Oakland Mills PTSA is planning a dinner and silent and live auction to help raise money for medical expenses for David Hillen, parent of a student at the school.

Hillen is in need of a liver transplant and has been unable to work because of his disease. He has been judged by the medical team at Johns Hopkins Hospital to be an excellent candidate for the procedure but the cost is high - about $350,000 for the transplant alone.

The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. April 27 at Oakland Mills High School. Dinner, which costs $5, will be provided by Outback Steakhouse.

Donations are needed for the auctions. Gift certificates or products from businesses, as well as cash, are welcome.

Information: Carole Knister, 410-884-6053.

The family is working with the National Transplant Foundation. Checks should be made payable to the National Transplant Assistance Fund and earmarked for David Hillen. They can be sent to 150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Radnor, Pa. 19087.

Information: 800-642-8399, or www.transplantfund.org.

Around Town

Tasting art -- The Oakland Mills Community Association will present Taste of the Arts, a multimedia art exhibition and concert featuring local musicians, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. Wine, cheese and desserts will be served. Performances are to include classical piano and flute and guitar music. The Oakland Mills High School string quartet will also be featured. Tickets are $8 in advance; $10 at the door. Senior citizens pay $8; students pay $5. The concert will be held from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. 410-730-4610.

Relay for Life -- Howard County's Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will be held June 2 and 3 at Hammond High School. Teams are being formed for the community overnight event during which participants camp out while team members walk on a track through the night. Team captains can register members at www.acsevents.org/relay/howard, and volunteers can register for a team. Bank Nights, when team captains can turn in funds raised, will be held at 5:30 p.m. April 5 and 18 and May 3, 18 and 30 at the Bain Center. Debra Wilkenloh, 410-997-8700.

Football camp -- Howard County Football Technique Camp for youngsters in grades three through nine is accepting registration for its summer season. The camp will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10 to 14 at Hammond High School. Tuition is $160. An early-registration discount of $10 is offered to those who register by May 1; an additional $10 discount will be given to members of all youth football leagues. The Scott Swope Quarterbacks and Receivers Camp, for those in grades three through 12, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15 at Hammond High School. Tuition is $80, with a $10 early-registration discount for registration by May 1 and a $10 discount for members of youth football leagues and high school players. Those who register for both camps receive a 50 percent discount. For registration forms: www.hocofootballcamp.home. comcast.net. 301-776-8962.

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