March 12, 2006


Winters Mill students offer talent show

The Winters Mill High School Student Government Association will present its second annual student talent show at 6 p.m. Friday in the school auditorium and cafeteria at 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster.

The show will feature acting, music and comedy.

A silent auction in the cafeteria will have a variety of items. The doors open for bidding at 4:30 p.m., and bidding will continue until one half-hour after the talent show.

Auction items include eight reserved tickets to the 2006 graduation, greens fees for four at Oakmont Green Golf Course, a $200 certificate from Balfour for a class ring, and a senior portrait session by Victor O'Neil Studio.

Proceeds will benefit Winters Mills' sister school, L.E. Rabouin High School, in New Orleans, La.

Tickets are $5.

Information: 410-386-1500.

Worship time for teenagers

XALT, a group for teens and young adults to come together for worship and prayer, will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow in the Winters Mill High School cafeteria, 560 Gorsuch Road.

The group is led by participating youth.

Information: 410-848-0446.

Girls Scouts sponsor dance

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 502 and Senior Troop 112 are sponsoring a St. Patrick's Day fifth-grade dance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at Westminster United Methodist Church social hall, 165 E. Main St.

Admission is $5. The dance features DJ Stinger, food and door prizes.

Dancers must be picked up by a parent.

Information: 410-876-8106 or 410-848-4808.

PTSA offers basket bingo

The Winters Mill High School PTSA will hold a basket bingo Saturday at 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with hot roast beef and fried chicken dinners for $5.50. Games begin at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.

Information: 410-857-4026 or 443-340-5383.

Westminster library plans activities

Westminster branch library, 50 E. Main St., will offer:

"AARP Tax Aid Program" for those 50 and older at 6 p.m. tomorrow and March 20 and 27. Registration is required. If filing jointly, come as a couple. Take last year's return.

"My Baby and More" at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Colleen Newman will present the Happiest Baby Program for parents and their infants, birth to 9 months, and expectant parents. Registration is required.

"Cuentos y Cantos: Los Animales de la Granja/Farm Animals" at 7 p.m. Thursday for all ages (children younger than 3 with an adult).

Information: 410-386-4488.

Girls softball taking registration

The Sandymount Recreation Council Girl's Fast Pitch Softball Program is taking registration through Saturday.

Evaluations will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Big Upper Field at Carroll indoor sports. The season runs from mid-April to the beginning of June.

To register, visit


Lisbon church plans ham supper

Lisbon United Methodist Church will hold a ham and oyster supper from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the church hall, 15875 Frederick Road (Route 144).

The menu includes homemade cole slaw, potato salad and gelatin salads; fried oysters, ham, green beans, corn, rolls, relishes and beverages.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 6 to 12.

Information: 410-489-7245.

Lions Club to hold basket bingo

The Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club will hold a basket bingo March 24 at South Carroll High School, 1300 W. Old Liberty Road.

Baskets will be filled. Refreshments will be available.

Proceeds will provide scholarships for South Carroll and Century High school students.

Information: 410-848-3444, 410-876-1983 or 410-795-9344.

Senior center sets activities

Mount Airy Senior Center, 705 Ridge Ave., has announced activities.

A St. Patrick's Day lunch will be held at 11:45 a.m. Thursday with corned beef and cabbage. The Flying Scotsman will entertain at 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required.

"Fun and Games with Bev" will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday.

Mount Airy Senior Book Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. March 23 to discuss True Believer by Nicholas Sparks.

Information: 410-795-1017.

Mount Airy library offers programs

The Mount Airy library branch, 705 Ridge Ave., will offer:

"Connecting Boys with Books" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at South Carroll High School, 1300 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield, for adults. The Learning Advantage Partnership will present a free program with Michael Sullivan, director of Weeks Public Library, Greenland, N.H., and author of Connecting Boys with Books. Sullivan has studied and written extensively on the need to help boys become lifelong readers to better prepare them for the future. Parents with boys in elementary and middle schools are especially encouraged to attend.

"Internet Basics: Keeping it Simple" for teens and adults at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Mount Airy Book Club for adults at 1 p.m. March 22 to discuss The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.

Information: 410-386-4488.

Winfield VFD presents awards

The Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department recently presented 2005 awards to members.

Casey Naill was named Firefighter of the Year and Tommy Courtney Rookie of the Year.

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