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,

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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