Activities planned for Glenwood

January 11, 2009

The Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, will hold a Winter Arts Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Local artisans will display and sell their work and demonstrate their techniques. Admission is free.

The center is offering a "New Year, New You" fitness promotion, allowing residents to purchase a 25-, 50- or 100-visit pass with no expiration date and no additional monthly fees. A medical clearance form and an orientation is required. The promotion is valid until Jan. 30.

The community center will hold a Camp Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 7. Families will have an opportunity to learn about local camps and camp-related organizations and meet camp representatives. Child care will be available.

Information: 410-313-4840.

around town

Adopt a cat : The Howard County Cat Club will hold an adoption show from noon to 3 p.m. today at the Highland Groomery, 13401 Clarksville Pike, Highland. The Howard County Cat Club is a registered nonprofit, no-kill cat rescue organization; free cat behavior consultations are provided by e-mail. The group helps people find homes for cats they can no longer keep and shelters a limited number of cats. Those who want to adopt a cat will be asked to complete an application, sign a contract and pay an adoption fee: $125 for one cat; $150 for two. The cats are neutered or spayed and have been vaccinated. Information: 410-730-3679, or e-mail

Play group : The Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville, is offering a new Kiddie Korner Play Group for children ages 5 and younger accompanied by an adult from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The group will meet to play games and make friends. Identification is required for adults. 410-313-4840.

Paint, draw : The Glenwood Senior Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, is offering a painting and drawing open studio, 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. Take your own supplies and paint. The group is open to everyone, and admission is free. 410-313-5440.

Survivors meet : The Glenwood Senior Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, will sponsor a stroke survivors' "Reading for Life" group at 10:30 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Discussion will be led by speech pathologist Jennifer Triandafilou. The cost is $40. Registration is requested. Information: 410-313-5440.

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