Marvelous Movies to screen `Gilda'

April 23, 2006

Slayton House Theatre in Wilde Lake Village Center will continue its Marvelous Movies and More film series with a showing of the 1946 film, Gilda, with Rita Hayworth and Glen Ford, at 3 p.m. April 30. The showing was originally scheduled for April 21.

Film critic Mike Giuliano will lead a short discussion after the film. Coffee and dessert will be served.

The cost is $7; $6 for senior citizens and students. Seating is limited. Tickets are available in advance at Slayton House, or they can be purchased at the door, if they are available.

Information: 410-730-3987.

Peace group showing film on Muhammad

The Maryland chapter of Grandmothers for Peace is sponsoring a showing of the film Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the central library, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway.

The film traces the rise and influence of the seventh-century leader.

Admission is free. Information: Deborah Matherly, Dwmatherly@aol.com.

Juried craft fair set for May 13

Wilde Lake Community Association is seeking artisans to participate in its juried craft fair at the Taste of Wilde Lake from noon to 4 p.m. May 13. Free food, entertainment and activities for children are planned.

Vendors pay $15 a space. To request an application: 410-730- 3987.

Around town

Afternoon tea -- Town Center Community Association is offering afternoon tea at Historic Oakland from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. the last Thursday of each month. The Tea Trolley will cater a two-course meal of scones, sandwiches and desserts -- and tea in the 1811 restored mansion. The cost is $18.90 a person. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Historic Oakland is at 5430 Vantage Point Road. 410-730-4801 or 800-730-4802.

Children's theater -- Rainbow Theatre at Slayton House will present Susan Wall's Carousel Puppets in Spring Fling at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday. The show, for children ages 2 to 6 and an adult, costs $4.50 a person. Some tickets might be available at the door. The cost will be $5.50. The show is sponsored by the Wilde Lake Community Association. 410-730-3987.

Cowtippers -- Oakland Nights Music Series, an informal venue for local musicians, will present the New Southern Cowtippers from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday in the ballroom at Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road. Sandy Hofferth will be on fiddle; Howard Zane on banjo; and Jim Jones on guitar. The band blends Appalachian fiddle tunes, ragtime blues and old-time country songs. Dessert and coffee will be served. Admission is free. Musicians interested in performing in the series should contact Patricia Loeber at 410-730-4744.

Tap dance -- Judy Templeton will offer a four-week minisession of Razz-A-Ma-Tap classes for teens and adults, starting May 1. Intermediates will meet at 5 p.m. Mondays; beginners at 6 p.m. 410-772-9448.

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