River Hill Boosters' dance marks 10 years

Western Howard

November 19, 2006

The River Hill High School Boosters will present their 10th Dance and Silent Auction, celebrating the school's 10th anniversary, from 8 p.m. to midnight Dec. 1 at Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville.

The theme is "Celebrating 10 Years of Excellence."

Beer, wine, dinner, a disc jockey and dancing are included. The event is for adults only. The cost is $50 a person. Tables of 10 are available.

Information: Diane McDermond, 410-531-9151, or Tonette Matsunaga, 410-531-5501.

Photos on display at book signing

Author Fred Glueckstein will share true stories and photographs of well-known celebrities, artists, writers and horses in a talk about his book, Of Men, Women and Horses, at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Glenwood library.

Photographs of the thoroughbred champion Gallant Fox, winner of the 1930 Triple Crown, will be on display. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Registration begins Nov. 27. The library is at 2350 Route 97, Cooksville. Information: 410- 313-5577.

La Leche League to meet this week

La Leche League of Western Howard County, a local chapter of the international organization, will meet from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church, 12101 Linden-Linthicum Lane, Clarksville.

The group offers information, guidance and support to breastfeeding mothers. Pregnant women and toddlers are welcome.

The next meeting will be held Wednesday.

Information: 410-864-8080 or 410-905-5208.

Woodmont Academy to hold blood drive

The Woodmont Academy Blood Drive will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 29 in the gymnasium of the independent Catholic school, 2000 Woodmont Drive, Cooksville.

T-shirts will be available for all participants.

Information or to schedule an appointment to donate blood: Mary Kay Emadi, 443-996-9542.

Jewish rock music due at Dec. 9 concert

Rick Recht, a musician specializing in Jewish rock music, will present a community concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Temple Isaiah in Fulton. A children's show is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

Recht's interactive family concerts will include hit songs from his new album, Tear Down the Walls.

Admission is free and open to everyone.

Information: 410-888-9100.

Around Town

Roadwork -- The State Highway Administration is completing a $530,000 resurfacing and safety project along Route 108 (Clarksville Pike), from the west to the east sides of Trotter Road. The project will improve safety at Trotter Road and Meadow Vista Way by slightly lowering the slope of the road, which now creates a blind spot for motorists making turns at the intersection. Single-lane closures along Route 108 and Trotter Road are expected from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. weekdays. The project is expected to be finished this month.`Noises Off' -- The River Hill High School drama department will present its final performance of the Michael Frayn comedy Noises Off at 3 p.m. today in the school auditorium. Drama teacher Pam Land will direct, with help from student directors Sheyda Alemzadeh, Allison Baker and Amanda Ogorzalek. Joe Blasko has directed construction of a set designed by students Mike Leon and Lauryn Fantano; a crew of more than 25 students built the set and props. Tickets are $10 at the door. 410- 313-7120, or e-mail pland@ hcpss.org.

Bible school -- St. James United Methodist Church, 12470 Old Frederick Road, West Friendship, offers Bible school for children and adult Christian study from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Sundays. The classes are followed by worship at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Doug Hoffman conducts a continuing afternoon Christian study class at the church. Those who attend determine the topics and duration of the class. 410-442-2020.

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