The Glenwood Senior Center will sponsor a Line Dance Party from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 21 at the center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville.
Nancy Sullivan will provide dance instruction, and light refreshments will be served.
Tickets, which are available at the center, are $6 in advance; $7 at the door.
Information: 410-313-5440, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Self-defense class to start this week
The River Hill Community Association is offering Taekwon-Do for All Ages, an opportunity for parents and children, couples and friends to learn self-defense and fitness together.
The class will be held from 7 p.m. to 7:50 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, this week through Aug. 30.
Taekwon-Do Turbo, a class for teenagers and adults seeking a fitness challenge, will be offered from 8 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, this week through Aug. 30.
Information or registration: 443-535-3894.
Mobilized -- Army National Guard Staff Sgt. G. Michael Thompson, son of Grover C. and Linda A. Thompson of Woodbine, has been mobilized for a future deployment to an undisclosed overseas location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is an infantry squad leader normally assigned to the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry in Silver Spring.
Cross-country camp -- The Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks is accepting registration for its cross-country camp, to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 6-10 at River Hill High School in Clarksville. River Hill varsity cross-country coach Earl E. Lauer will lead the camp, which is in its seventh year. The focus will be on video analysis of running technique, training basics, diet and nutrition, care and prevention of injuries and equipment selection. The cost is $130. 410-313-7275.
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.
Musicians sought -- 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. Glenwood Community Center is at 2400 Route 97, Cooksville.
Sports camps -- The River Hill Boosters will sponsor summer sports camps to help young athletes improve basic skills. The camps will be held at River Hill High School. Weekly camps are to run from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Camp forms are available in the high school's main office. 410-313-7120, or www.riverhill.org.
Marriotts Ridge registration -- Marriotts Ridge High School will accept registration for students planning to enroll for the 2007-2008 school year. Appointments are available between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday and July 24, 26 and Aug. 2, 14 and 16. 410-313-5446.
Nature programs -- Howard County Conservancy will offer summer nature programs for preschoolers ages 2 to 4 and their parents or caregivers. The 1 1/2 -hour programs will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, and July 18 and 25 and Aug. 1. Stories, crafts and a short nature walk are planned. The cost is $5 a child. Registration is required. The conservancy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to environmental education and land preservation, is at 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, its 232-acre Mount Pleasant Farm. The farm is open to the public for hiking, touring, picnicking and visiting the Gudelsky Environmental Education Center and gift shop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 410-465-8877.