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May 2, 2001
"Active Kids are Learning Kids" is the title of a program being presented from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 9 by the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension at its Glen Burnie office in Suite 210 of the county government building at 7320 Ritchie Highway. Extension educator Mary Ellen Schachat will teach participants to design sensory play experiences, which help children understand their senses by playing with clay, sand and water. She will discuss techniques on how to keep children active and to build a curriculum for learning children.
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September 20, 2009
Bird hike in Edgewater The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater offers a chance for a look at the seasonally changing birds and migrants that visit the center each year. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday and is designed for beginning and intermediate bird watchers. $5 per person. Call 443-482-2300 for directions and more information. Lecture Samuel Kutler will deliver a lecture titled "Poetry and Mathematics" at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on the campus of St. John's College, 600 College Ave. in Annapolis.
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By Bonita Formwalt and Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 1, 1995
WHETHER YOU'RE trying to solve an algebra problem for the first time in 20 years or looking for a more peaceful home environment, the Parent Involvement Center at Oakwood Elementary School has information that can make your life as a parent easier.Classes this month are:* "How to Talk So Kids Will Listen: Engaging Cooperation," 7 o'clock tonight.* "Siblings Without Rivalry: When Kids Fight," 7 p.m. tomorrow.* "Tutoring for Parents: Math in Today's Middle School," 7 p.m. Tuesday and Nov. 14 and 28. Advance registration is required.
ENTERTAINMENT
By [SHANISE WINTERS AND SAM SESSA] | April 26, 2007
5K and a fun walk The lowdown -- Get in "Geare" for the Stanley H. Geare 5K Run and Family Walk Sunday in Hunt Valley. The event includes a 5K run, a 5K walk and a one-mile family fun walk. If you go -- The event begins at 8 a.m. Sunday at Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Road in Cockeysville. Registration is $25. Call 410-902-0048 or go to getingeare.org. Seton Hill The lowdown -- Baltimore Heritage Inc. invites you to stroll through Seton Hill Saturday as the annual spring walking tours through Baltimore kick off. Each year participants explore four of the city's most historic and culturally rich sites.
NEWS
By Joni Guhne and Joni Guhne,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 6, 1996
THE CHILD ABUSE Prevention Center of Maryland has opened an office at St. Martin's-in-the-Field Episcopal Church.The center offers two child-raising classes: the Lay Therapy Program, which matches a volunteer with a family for up to a year of home visits, and the 12-week Positive Parenting Program.Abby Miller is coordinator of the Positive Parenting program, and Dennis Starr is supervisor of the Lay Therapy program.Information: 431-5340.Top honors for garden clubChartwell Garden Club won top honors for its yearbook design at the 67th annual convention of the National Council of State Garden Clubs May 22 in Traverse City, Mich.
NEWS
May 3, 2004
Updated street map to include local business information The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce is offering an opportunity to market businesses to the community through its association with Target Maps. Target Maps will publish an updated four-color Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Detail Street Map. Target Maps will be publishing 16,000 copies of the map, which is endorsed by the chamber. The map will be published this year and distributed over 24-months. There will be a Business and Professional Showcase Directory of Members that will classify participating businesses by category and include a brief description of products and services.
NEWS
June 27, 1995
The Patuxent Research Refuge will sponsor several activities next month at the North Tract Visitor Contact Station, Bald Eagle Drive, Laurel:* "Take Refuge," ages 16 and up, will meet from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday. Participants will take a 10-mile bike tour that circles the wildlife loop, stopping to observe the various wildlife management and research strategies used at Patuxent.* "From Swallows to Swallowtails," ages 16 and up, will meet from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. July 9. Join volunteer naturalist Steve Noyes for a combination bird and butterfly walk.
NEWS
By Heather Tepe and Heather Tepe,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 11, 2002
WHEN YOUR son brings home a good report card and you reward him with cash or a new video game, you may be sabotaging his future successes. That is the view of Eva Skrenta, a parent-educator with the Adler-Dreikurs Parenting Program. On Saturday, Skrenta will discuss the importance of encouragement vs. rewards and praise at a workshop planned at Slayton House. "If you feel you need to reward the child with candy or a toy, it says you don't really think they'll do the job for its own sake.
FEATURES
By Karol V. Menzie and Karol V. Menzie,Staff Writer | August 15, 1993
Mashed made easyAmericans love mashed potatoes so much they currently peel, cook and mash more than 1 billion pounds of potatoes a year to get their favorite potato taste, according to Ore-Ida, a leading producer of frozen potato products in Boise, Idaho. The process just got easier: Ore-Ida has introduced frozen mashed potatoes that are stirred up with a little milk and quickly cooked on the stove or in the microwave. The Ore-Ida potatoes contain no additives or preservatives and come in 14-ounce and 28-ounce bags for suggested retail prices of $1.49 and $2.69, respectively.
NEWS
May 31, 2001
Kinder Farm Park is offering a two-session Maryland Basic Boating Safety Course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23 and 30 at the Severna Park Jaycees Community Building on the park grounds, off Jumpers Hole Road. The course provides an overview of boating rules and safety fundamentals. Those who successfully complete the course will receive the safety certification required for anyone born after July 1, 1972, to operate a numbered or documented vessel or personal watercraft on state waterways.
NEWS
By MARCIA CEPHEUS | August 13, 2006
Seminar Tuesday on accountability The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar series, "Building Accountability in a High-Performance Culture with More Productivity," from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Small Business Development Center, 2660 Riva Road, Suite 200. The cost is $25 with paid advance registration. Information: 410-266-3960. Chamber plans mixer at stadium Thursday The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Signature Mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
NEWS
June 20, 2005
TODAY Anne Arundel concerts The board of directors of the Anne Arundel Community Concert Association will hold its annual meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Room 152 at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church. Limited subscriptions are available for the 2005-2006 season that features organist Hector Olivera, the American Dance Company, guitarist Edgar Cruz, the Pied Pipers and Newstead Trio. Subscriptions are $40, $10 for students, $90 for a two-parent family and $50 for a single-parent family. TOMORROW African fair An exhibition is being held that pulls together a wide range of artisans from a variety of African nations showing off their products.
NEWS
By Heather Tepe and Heather Tepe,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 11, 2002
WHEN YOUR son brings home a good report card and you reward him with cash or a new video game, you may be sabotaging his future successes. That is the view of Eva Skrenta, a parent-educator with the Adler-Dreikurs Parenting Program. On Saturday, Skrenta will discuss the importance of encouragement vs. rewards and praise at a workshop planned at Slayton House. "If you feel you need to reward the child with candy or a toy, it says you don't really think they'll do the job for its own sake.
NEWS
May 31, 2001
Kinder Farm Park is offering a two-session Maryland Basic Boating Safety Course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23 and 30 at the Severna Park Jaycees Community Building on the park grounds, off Jumpers Hole Road. The course provides an overview of boating rules and safety fundamentals. Those who successfully complete the course will receive the safety certification required for anyone born after July 1, 1972, to operate a numbered or documented vessel or personal watercraft on state waterways.
NEWS
May 2, 2001
"Active Kids are Learning Kids" is the title of a program being presented from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 9 by the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension at its Glen Burnie office in Suite 210 of the county government building at 7320 Ritchie Highway. Extension educator Mary Ellen Schachat will teach participants to design sensory play experiences, which help children understand their senses by playing with clay, sand and water. She will discuss techniques on how to keep children active and to build a curriculum for learning children.
NEWS
By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 3, 1997
RINGING IN another New Year proved a bust for these old bones.The flu, or something pretty darn close to it, hit on Tuesday afternoon. No way, no how, was I going to stay up until midnight.By the time I returned to the land of the living, 1997 was well on its way.Have a happy and prosperous New Year, Pasadena.Health programsIf you didn't have the time or the frame of mind to make New Year's resolutions, it's not too late.Want to get in shape or quit smoking? Then check out two programs offered by Harbor Hospital Center at Helix Health Park on Ritchie Highway.
NEWS
By Vicki Wellford | July 1, 1992
Dennis McGugan, son of Walt and Margaret McGugan, recently passed his next-to-last hurdle to attaining the rank of Eagle Scout by completing a beautification project at the Odenton Health Center.The project, which was begun in October and finished last month, consisted of planting bushes and trees, constructing an area for plants, and boxing in sidewalks.McGugan, from Troop 769, received help from Scouts Jeff Buddle, Luke Neiswander, Duane McKee, Greg Moffit, Kenneth Seavey, Kevin Seavey, Mike Vanlandingham and Scot Kendall, plus fathers Jack Buddle, Bob Seavey, Walt McGugan, Bob Wirt, Steve Kendall and Scoutmaster John Richardson.
NEWS
By Kenya M. Brown and Kenya M. Brown,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | October 27, 1996
The Baltimore Choral Arts Society will begin its 31st season with Mozart's "Requiem" in a new edition by renowned Mozart scholar Robert Levin at 12: 30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St.The concert will begin with a commentary from Levin about his version of "Requiem," which Mozart left unfinished at his death in 1791. The BCAS chorus and orchestra will perform several excerpts from different versions of "Requiem" and also will be joined by Janice Chandler, who performed "Carmina Burana" with BCAS last season.
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