2 schools planning golf tourney May 10

April 16, 2006

Fulton Elementary and Lime Kiln Middle schools invite members of the community to organize a foursome and participate in a golf tournament at 1 p.m. May 10 at Hampshire Greens, an 18-hole, 6,800-yard, par 72 course near Ednor Road and New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring.

Novice golfers can take an hourlong clinic to learn the basics.

The cost is $380 a foursome or $100 for individuals and includes 18 holes of golf, use of a cart, a beverage cart during the round and admission to an after-party with food, beverages, prizes and a raffle.

The schools also are selling hole sponsorships for $250.

Information: Cheri Horne, 301-490-5218.

Basket bingo set at fire hall Saturday

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Savage Volunteer Fire Company will hold basket bingo at 7 p.m. Saturday at the fire company hall, 8925 Lincoln St. Doors and the kitchen open at 5 p.m.

Admission is $15 in advance; $17 at the door, if tickets are available. Children are welcome when paying admission, which includes 20 games and door prizes, with two jackpot games extra.

Information: 301-725-6409 or 301-604-2468.

Historical society meeting tomorrow

The Savage Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Faith & Ministry Center, 9032 Baltimore St., Savage. Those who attend should use the side entrance off Foundry Street.

Barbara Warfield Feaga will discuss "Savage Before the Mill."

Admission is free.

Information: 301-725-1241.

Around Town`Oz' -- Young Artists Theatre in Cherry Tree Center, at U.S. 29 and Route 216, Fulton, is presenting The Wizard of Oz on weekends and during spring break, through May 21. Performances are to be held at 7 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets for the one-hour production are $8; $7 a person for groups of 10 or more. Arrangements can be made for birthdays and Scout groups. Reservations are required. 301-604-2844, or www. yatheatre.com.

Walking tour -- Local historian and former Mayor Joe Robison will lead a walking tour of Laurel's historic Main Street, from the B&O train station to Fourth Street, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 23. He will describe the current and former uses of buildings, the history of businesses and people who have occupied the buildings, point out unique architectural details and tell stories of Laurel's past. The event is sponsored by the Laurel Historical Society. Admission is free; reservations are not needed. The group will meet at 2 p.m. near the National Historic Registry Marker at the train station, between northbound U.S. 1 and Lafayette Avenue. In the event of rain, the tour will be rescheduled for the fall.

Bluegrass -- Savage Bluegrass, a group that plays at My Way Restaurant and Bar in North Laurel, will perform at 7 p.m. April 25. The restaurant offers karaoke from Sunday through Thursday, except for alternate Tuesdays when Savage Bluegrass performs. Bands perform Fridays and Saturdays. There is no cover charge. 301-497-9494.

Meet school board -- The county Board of Education will sponsor a "Coffee & Conversation" session from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 29 at the media center at Forest Ridge Elementary School, 9550 Gorman Road, North Laurel. The meetings, which are held at schools around the county, are intended to provide an opportunity for people to have coffee and chat informally with board members. Everyone is welcome.

Seniors dance -- In celebration of Older Americans Month, the Howard County Office on Aging will hold a Spring Dinner Dance in the Great Room at Savage Mill from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 3. The Goldenaires will perform. The dinner will be a buffet. Tickets are $13 and are to be available at senior centers. 410-313-7213.

Attic stories -- Laurel Museum, 817 Main St., is showing its 10th anniversary exhibit, Stories From the Attic: 10 Years of Collecting. Objects from the museum's collection are on display, along with the stories behind them. Admission is free. Museum and gift shop hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Group tours can be arranged at other times by appointment. 301-725-7975.

PACE -- Savage Senior Center is offering an eight-week PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) class Wednesday and Friday afternoons. The class uses gentle activities, performed in sitting or standing positions, to increase joint flexibility and range of motion and to maintain muscle strength. The technique can reduce pain and stiffness and improve quality of life. The cost is $20. A release form is required. Savage Senior Center is at 9525 Durness Lane. Edith Bennett, 410-880-5915.

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