Wilde Lake village to hold one-day gift sale

West Columbia

October 28, 2007

Slayton House Gallery in Wilde Lake Village Center will be the venue for Artfully Wilde, the village's 15th one-day sale of contemporary and traditional gifts, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10.

On sale will be ironwork, turned-wood bowls, glass, pottery, photography, home accessories, jewelry, note cards, fiber work, prints, ,journals and other items made by artists from the region.

The work is displayed as it would be in an art gallery, and visitors have an opportunity to meet the artists and have refreshments.

Information: 410-730-3987.

Center will offer course on Israel

The Lubavitch Center for Jewish Education, 770 Howes Lane, in the neighborhood of Sebring, will offer a six-week course about Israel, its connection to the Jewish people and its place in the world, "The Land, The Spirit," from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays, today through Dec. 9.

The cost is $75, or $135 for couples.

Information: 410-740-2424, or www.myjli.com.

Photographer to show slides

Maryland photographer Middleton Evans will present a selection of slides from his new book, Rhapsody in Blue: A Celebration of North American Waterbirds, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Kittleman Room of the English, Language, Business Building (ELB 100) at Howard Community College, 10910 Little Patuxent Parkway.

Admission is $12. Proceeds will support the Breeding Bird Atlas project of the Maryland Ornithological Society and the work of the planned Robinson Nature Center in environmental education. Free parking is available in Lot A.

Registration is requested.

Information: Mary O'Neill, 443-733-1203.

Around town

Vendors sought -- Town Center Community Association is seeking craft vendors for its holiday craft fair, to be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road. The 19th-century restored house provides a picturesque setting for the event. Those interested should contact Patricia Loeber, 410-730- 4744.

Laughter club -- Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks is sponsoring "Another Way to See It," a laughter club for those ages 55 and older. The club, a mind-body-spirit program designed to improve health and personal relationships, 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.

Parent night -- Wilde Lake High School PTSA will sponsor a night for Wilde Lake High School parents from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Jim Rouse Theatre, 5460 Trumpeter Road. The topic will be "Surviving the High School Years and Beyond: Your Student's Sexual Health." Robin G. Sawyer of the University of Maryland School of Public Health will speak about trends in adolescent sexual behavior and offer practical information on the high school years. He also will discuss the college experience. Admission is free, and no reservations are needed. 301-854- 9852.

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