Days End Farm plans its Spring Carnival

Western Howard

May 27, 2007

Days End Farm will hold its Spring Carnival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23.

The event, which raises money for the foster program for horses and for education and outreach, will feature Kadbury and Lily, two fillies born in April to mothers rescued by Days End. The farm has rescued more than 1,300 horses from neglect and abuse since its founding in 1989.

Food, music and games are planned. A petting zoo and pony rides for children, face-painting, henna tattoos, balloon darts, basketball toss and golf are planned. A 50/50 raffle and massage booth will be available for adults, who will also be invited to stroll through Bubba's Bargain Barn.

Pets are not permitted.

Days End is at 15856 Frederick Road, in Lisbon. Admission is $5 for families, $2 for adults, and $1 for children to age 12. Children to age 6 will be admitted free. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Information: 301-854-5037 or 410-442-1564. Or

Musicians sought for jam sessions

The Glenwood Community Center is developing a list of those who would like to play a variety of music with other musicians.

The sessions are to be open to anyone who has a musical instrument. If there is sufficient interest, music jam sessions are to start in the fall.

To be placed on the list: 410-313-4840. The Glenwood Community Center is at 2400 Route 97, Cooksville.

Democratic Club plans Blood drive

The Western Howard County Democratic Club will hold a blood drive from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 16 in the main room of the Gudelsky Center at the Howard County Conservancy, 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock.

To schedule a blood donation: Jim Adams, 443-520-8800.

Around Town

Help sought -- Humane Society of Washington County asks residents of Washington, Frederick and Howard counties to help with a rehabilitation effort for more than 70 horses impounded by the society last year because of neglect. Alfalfa is needed for horses that are being rehabilitated at Days End Farm Horse Rescue in Lisbon. 301-733-2060, Ext. 237.

Country line dancing -- Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks is sponsoring a beginner country line dancing class for ages 55 and older from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through June 26, at Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville. Little or no dance experience is required. Students can learn the basic steps of country line dancing. Wear or take leather-soled shoes; sneakers are not recommended. The cost is $27. Registration is requested. 410-313-7320 or 410-313-7279.

Basket bingo -- Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Louis No. 2579, will hold a Vera Bradley basket bingo at 7 p.m. Friday in the new St. Louis Church social hall in Clarksville. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Additional sets of three cards will be available for $5. Three special games are planned, and snacks will be available to purchase. Participants must be at least 16. 410-750-6370 or 410-750-7267.

Online newsletter -- The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, invites those ages 13 to 18 to add their voices to an online newsletter. Teens will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. 410-313-5577. To see a sample of "Teen 'Zine," go to www.hclibrary .org/teenzine.

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