See `Three Bears' on Jan. 26

West Columbia

December 03, 2006

Rainbow Theatre at Slayton House will continue its series of performances for children with Three Bears, presented by Tucker's Tales Puppet Theatre, on Jan. 26.

The production includes four stories about bears: Goldilocks, Why the Bear Sleeps All Winter, Bringin' Home the Bacon and The Two Fellows and the Bear. Performances are planned for 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets, which cost $4.50, should be purchased in advance. Tickets at the door cost $5.50, if they are available.

The program is sponsored by Wilde Lake Community Association.

Information: 410-730-3987.

Wilde Lake pupils to present musical

The pupils at Wilde Lake Middle School will present the musical Dear Edwina at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The production is directed and choreographed by students from Wilde Lake and Atholton high schools, said parent volunteer Kim Kuhn, whose daughter is home-schooled and is participating in the production.

Tickets for those ages 14 and older and adults are $5; for those younger, $3. Tickets can be reserved by phone.

Information: 410-313-6957.

Steel drum holiday music

The Homewood School's Homies, a steel drum band, will perform holiday music, popular tunes and other favorites in an informal concert for those ages 11 to 17 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 12 at the central library, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway.

The program, "A Caribbean Holiday for Teens," requires registration.

Meghan Hackett of Music Together invites preschoolers, ages 1 to 4 with an adult, to a musical program at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Dec. 11 at the library. Registration is required.

Information: 410-313-7860.

Around town

Applicants sought -- Wilde Lake Village Board is seeking applicants to fill a board vacancy for 2006-2007. The appointee will hold office until the next village election in April. Applications, which must be submitted by Dec. 14, are available at Slayton House in Wilde Lake Village Center. 410- 730-3987.

Laughter workout -- Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks will sponsor "Another Way to See It" laughter club for ages 55 and older. The program includes 40 minutes of laughter exercises and group sharing, intended to lift enthusiasm, morale and motivation and to encourage improved relationships. The club meets from 9 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. Mondays at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way. The cost is $2 a class. 410-313-7279.

Free games -- Slayton House on Wilde Lake Village Green will offer drop-in bridge games Tuesdays, Scrabble on Wednesdays and a chance to bring a game to play Thursdays. The free sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth weeks of each month. 410-730- 3987.`Nutcracker' -- Howard County Central Library, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, will sponsor The Nutcracker: An Evening of Ballet for Families, at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Dancers from the Patuxent Youth Ballet will perform scenes from The Nutcracker. 410-313-7860.

Tea time -- Holiday Tea will be offered at Historic Oakland from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, and Dec. 12 and 19. A catered meal will be served. The cost is $18.90 a person. Registration is required. 410-730-4744, or www.historic

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