Oakland Mills High plans craft fair

October 26, 2008

Oakland Mills High School will hold its 20th annual craft fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8 in the main gymnasium of the school, 9410 Kilimanjaro Road, Columbia.

Handmade jewelry, blankets, wooden items, scarves and other crafts for holiday gift-giving will be available. Music, food and a bake sale are also planned. Door prizes will be awarded.

Vendors and artisans are needed. Admission is free for shoppers.

Information: e-mail, OMHSCraftFair@yahoo.com.

Center accredited

The Cradlerock Children's Center, a nonprofit preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years, has received state accreditation.

The school, which is open five days a week, is committed to serving neighborhood families of diverse ethnic backgrounds and economic status.

The center is in Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. Information: 410-381-0906.

around town

Help needed : A-OK (Assist Our Kids) Mentoring/Tutoring Program is recruiting volunteers to work with Howard County elementary and middle schools. Volunteers are needed during school hours and after school until 6 p.m. Volunteers should be able to dedicate an hour a week for a school year. Volunteers are needed at Phelps Luck Elementary, Oakland Mills Middle and Longfellow Elementary schools. Information: Chaya Kaplan, 410-730-6030, or Joe Willmott, 410-730-0229.

Wellness : The east Columbia library, 6600 Cradlerock Way, will offer a program on "Financial Wellness" at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Topics include taking charge of your finances, avoiding financial pitfalls and building a strong fiscal foundation. 410-313-7700.

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