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COMMUNITY NOTES

July 16, 2006

CENTRAL

Tri-Street Celebration is today

The fifth annual Tri-Street Celebration will be held from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Activities will include food, music, an obstacle course, miniature golf and vendors.

The event honors the diversity of the Pennsylvania Avenue community.

Anyone wishing to set up a table is welcome.

Information: 410-751-5600.

Reese fire company has annual carnival

Reese and Community Volunteer Fire Company will hold its annual carnival tomorrow through Saturday on the carnival grounds at the firehouse on Route 140.

The grounds are open from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. weekdays, and until midnight Saturday. A children's matinee is held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Food, rides, games and concerts are featured nightly. Raffle drawings will be held Saturday night.

Information: 410-848-7172.

Grace Fellowship holds Bible school

Grace Fellowship Chapel will hold Vacation Bible School from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow through Friday July 17-21 at the church, 20 Bell Road, Westminster.

The theme is "Fiesta -- Where Kids Are Fired Up About Jesus." Children age 4 to sixth grade are welcome.

Registration: 410-871-3488.

Westminster library branch offers events

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

"cARTwheel" for homeschoolers ages 5 to 10 at 1 p.m. Tuesday. This art program focuses on the elements of drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture in a range of genres.

Kindermusik for children from birth to 5 years will be held Friday with Debbie Henning, director of Kindermusik of Carroll County. Programs will be held at 9:45 a.m. for ages birth to 18 months (Village); at 10:30 a.m. for ages 18 months to 3 years (Our Time); and 11:15 a.m. for ages 3 to 5 years (Imagine That!).

"Critter Costumes: A Baltimore Zoo Program" for ages 6 to 8 at 4 p.m. July 24. The ZOOmobile's wild program will show how animals' feathers, scale or fur is used to classify them. Children can play dress-up and observe the differences between different vertebrates. All children must be with a registered adult.

Book Club for adults at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 2 to discuss One Woman's Army by Janis Karpinski.

Registration is required for programs. Information: 410-386-4488.

NORTH

Grace United night club is for youths

Grace United Methodist Church will hold its 7.7 Community Teen Night Club for youths in fifth to eighth grades from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday at 4618 Black Rock Road. The Christopher Jordan Band from Illinois will perform. A $3 cover donation is requested.

Information: 410-239-1978.

Crab feast set for Aug. 14

The Hampstead Business Association will hold a crab feast from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at Olde World Catering, 4041 Gill Ave.

The menu will include fried chicken, Maryland crab soup, corn on the cob, cold salads, desserts and beverages.

Tickets are $28 and must be purchased by Aug. 1.

Information: 410-239-7734 or 410-374-9397.

North Carroll library features fun for all

North Carroll branch library, 2255 Hanover Pike, Greenmount, will offer:

"Clueless About Flower Arranging?" for adults at 7 p.m. tomorrow. Wanda Bilger, floral designer and manager at Daisy's Flowers & Treasures, will teach the basics of floral arranging. Materials will be provided.

"The Magic of Roger Lindsay" for all ages (3 and younger with an adult) at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Roger and Prop, the Magic Bunny, perform tricks of magic and illusion.

"Get a Clue" for teens at 7 p.m. Thursday. The board game Clue will be played, along with other special clue games.

"Author Visit: Lois Szymanski and Shelley Sykes" for ages 7 to 10 and teens at 2 p.m. Thursday. The co-authors of The Gettysburg Ghost Gang will share their writing experiences. Books will be for sale.

The North Carroll Book Club for adults at 6:30 p.m. July 24 to discuss Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant.

"Teen Memories: Scrapbooking" at 7 p.m. July 25. Karen Turner will help teens make a memory page using favorite photos. Registration is required for most programs.

Information: 410-386-4488.

Center preps for pool tournament

The North Carroll Senior & Community Center, 2328 Hanover Pike, Greenmount, will hold its first open pool tournament starting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

A trip to Ducks in Baltimore will be taken Thursday.

Registration is required for programs.

Information: 410-386-3900.

SOUTHWEST

Performances, book club at senior center

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

The Site Council will meet at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow.

Terry Serio will present "Terry's Thyme" at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The Singing Seniors will perform at 10 a.m. Friday. Jane Fleming and Freda Condon will play the piano and lead in singing.

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. July 27 to discuss The Red Tent by Anita Diamant.

Information: 410-795-1017.

Business card exchange set

The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business Card Exchange from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday at Costco Wholesale, 10 E. Walser Drive, Frederick.

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