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June 29, 2001
Kathy Ponger will use sign language for bedtime stories about bugs, "Snug as a Bug: A Signed Program," from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. July 17 at the Savage branch library, 9525 Durness Lane. The program is designed for families, hearing and hearing-impaired, including children ages 3 and older. Registration is required and begins July 10. Information or registration: 410- 880-5978. Butterfly workshop for kids planned at Patuxent refuge The Patuxent Research Refuge will offer "Butterflies: Nature's Festival of Colors," a free workshop for children ages 8 and older with an adult, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday at the North Tract, on Route 198 between Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32, near Laurel.
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April 19, 2009
Temple Isaiah, 12200 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, will commemorate Yom Hashoah, honoring the lives lost to the Holocaust, at 7:15 p.m. Monday. Steven Luckert, curator of the permanent exhibition at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will speak. There will be a Holocaust artifact display provided by Howard County survivors and their families. Those who attend are invited to inscribe their thoughts and feelings in the diaries in the Temple Isaiah lobby. The program is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Howard County, Temple Isaiah, Shalom Aleichem, Oseh Shalom, Columbia Jewish Congregation, Calah Congregation, Beth Shalom, Bet Aviv and Ahavas Israel.
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NEWS
December 21, 2008
Volunteers needed : The Volunteer Center Serving Howard County, in cooperation with the Community Emergency Response Network, is recruiting members of the community to local nonprofit agencies in need of volunteers. 410-715-3179. Teen center : Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks has opened Freestyle, a teen drop-in center at Ridgely's Run Community Center, 8400 Mission Road, Jessup. The center, designed by teens for teens, will offer a choice of hanging out with friends, playing basketball and video games, listening to music and other activities.
NEWS
February 1, 2009
Special Olympics Howard County is seeking figure skating coaches. Practices are held from 10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Saturdays at The Gardens Ice House, 13800 Old Gunpowder Road, Laurel. Volunteers are also coaches for all-day competitions to be held Feb. 15 and May 17. An orientation session is required. Information: Beth Greenberg, 410-740-0500 or e-mail, bjb410@comcast.net. around town Volunteers needed : The Volunteer Center Serving Howard County, in cooperation with the Community Emergency Response Network, is recruiting members of the community to local nonprofit agencies in need of volunteers.
NEWS
October 12, 1995
The Howard County Health Department will offer flu and pneumococcal vaccines this month and next month at several places in the county.* Tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Ellicott City Armory, 4244 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City.* Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Florence Bain Senior Center, 5470 Beaverkill Road, Columbia.* Oct. 25 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, Twin Rivers and Trumpeter Roads, Columbia.* Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to noon at Lisbon Fire Hall, Route 94, Lisbon.
NEWS
September 27, 2002
The North Laurel Civic Association will hold a Candidates Night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 22 at Laurel Woods Elementary School. Candidates for Howard County executive, County Council, state Senate, House of Delegates and the Board of Education are invited. Each candidate will make a brief introductory statement, take written questions from members of the audience and meet with them. Light refreshments will be served. Information: Karen Harvie, 301-725-7521, or jbharvie@erols. com. Hammond Middle PTA Garage Sale set Oct. 12 The PTA of Hammond Middle School will hold its fall Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 12 at the school, 8110 Aladdin Drive, North Laurel.
NEWS
January 25, 2009
The Savage branch library, 9525 Durness Lane, will offer free, walk-in blood-pressure screening and monitoring by members of Howard County General Hospital's staff from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 9. A program on perennial gardening, led by master gardener Drenda Collins, includes discussion of site analysis, plant selection and maintenance, and will be offered at 7 p.m. Feb. 25. Registration begins Feb. 11. Mystery Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday...
NEWS
February 1, 2009
Special Olympics Howard County is seeking figure skating coaches. Practices are held from 10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Saturdays at The Gardens Ice House, 13800 Old Gunpowder Road, Laurel. Volunteers are also coaches for all-day competitions to be held Feb. 15 and May 17. An orientation session is required. Information: Beth Greenberg, 410-740-0500 or e-mail, bjb410@comcast.net. around town Volunteers needed : The Volunteer Center Serving Howard County, in cooperation with the Community Emergency Response Network, is recruiting members of the community to local nonprofit agencies in need of volunteers.
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By Julie Scharper | August 23, 2008
Three Anne Arundel County officers suffered minor injuries when they were attacked by groups of people in and outside of the Severn home of a man they were trying to arrest, police said yesterday. Two officers on bicycles were patrolling Durness Court about 9:45 p.m. Thursday when they saw Carlyle E. Brooks, 18, whom they knew to be on house arrest in a pending handgun and drug case, said police spokesman Sgt. John Gilmer. According to police, Brooks reached for his waistband and when officers ordered him to raise his hands, he punched one of them and ran into his home in the 8200 block of Durness Court.
NEWS
May 11, 2008
The Savage Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. May 19 in the F&M Center, 9032 Baltimore St., Savage. Those who attend should use the side entrance off Foundry Street. The topic will be "Following Savage's History in Voting," presented by Donna Thewes, a member of the Howard County Board of Elections. Admission is free. Everyone is welcome. The society's calendars from 2002 through 2008 and other historical items, and memberships will be available from 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Information: 301-725-1241.
NEWS
January 25, 2009
The Savage branch library, 9525 Durness Lane, will offer free, walk-in blood-pressure screening and monitoring by members of Howard County General Hospital's staff from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 9. A program on perennial gardening, led by master gardener Drenda Collins, includes discussion of site analysis, plant selection and maintenance, and will be offered at 7 p.m. Feb. 25. Registration begins Feb. 11. Mystery Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday...
NEWS
December 21, 2008
Volunteers needed : The Volunteer Center Serving Howard County, in cooperation with the Community Emergency Response Network, is recruiting members of the community to local nonprofit agencies in need of volunteers. 410-715-3179. Teen center : Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks has opened Freestyle, a teen drop-in center at Ridgely's Run Community Center, 8400 Mission Road, Jessup. The center, designed by teens for teens, will offer a choice of hanging out with friends, playing basketball and video games, listening to music and other activities.
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By Julie Scharper | August 23, 2008
Three Anne Arundel County officers suffered minor injuries when they were attacked by groups of people in and outside of the Severn home of a man they were trying to arrest, police said yesterday. Two officers on bicycles were patrolling Durness Court about 9:45 p.m. Thursday when they saw Carlyle E. Brooks, 18, whom they knew to be on house arrest in a pending handgun and drug case, said police spokesman Sgt. John Gilmer. According to police, Brooks reached for his waistband and when officers ordered him to raise his hands, he punched one of them and ran into his home in the 8200 block of Durness Court.
NEWS
May 18, 2008
Free music on Fridays The Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks will present "Travelin' Bands," a free concert series at locations around the county, at 7 p.m. Fridays. Ruthie & the Wranglers will play country and American Roots music on June 6 at Savage Park, 8400 Fair Street, Savage. The Hula Monsters will offer rockabilly, honky-tonk, Hawaiian and swing June 20 in Western Regional Park, and Sean Grace Band will perform jazz saxophone July 18 at the Patapsco Female Institute.
NEWS
May 11, 2008
The Savage Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. May 19 in the F&M Center, 9032 Baltimore St., Savage. Those who attend should use the side entrance off Foundry Street. The topic will be "Following Savage's History in Voting," presented by Donna Thewes, a member of the Howard County Board of Elections. Admission is free. Everyone is welcome. The society's calendars from 2002 through 2008 and other historical items, and memberships will be available from 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Information: 301-725-1241.
NEWS
April 13, 2008
The Patuxent Research Refuge will offer a "Birding for the Blind" program from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 4 at the refuge's North Tract entrance. The program, designed for visually impaired people ages 8 through adult and their families and friends, introduces participants to nature and birding through hands-on activities and exploration of outdoor habitats. Participants will learn to identify birds by sound. Admission is free, but registration is required. Information or to register: 301-497-5887.
NEWS
December 28, 2001
Savage library offers Web program The Savage library branch is offering "Homework Helpers" to teach children and parents to locate and use Web sites that can be helpful in doing homework. Sessions for children age 7 and older with an adult are scheduled individually during library hours. Information: 410-880-5978. James Henson plans to tell stories of his ancestors James Henson will tell stories about his Maryland ancestors - the Rev. Josiah Henson, conductor on the Underground Railroad, and Matthew Henson, an Arctic explorer - from 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 26 at the Savage branch, 9525 Durness Lane.
NEWS
October 24, 2003
The Savage branch library, 9525 Durness Lane, will offer "Halloween Handtalk" at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Kathy Pongor will tell Halloween tales in American Sign Language and the spoken word, and then lead the children, ages 2 and older with an adult, in making a craft. Registration is required for the 30-minute program. Stories, activities, finger-plays and songs for preschoolers are offered at 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesdays, through Nov. 19. Registration starts one week before each program.
NEWS
January 13, 2008
The Green Building Institute in Jessup will offer "How to be Green," a series of introductory seminars on efficient and healthy buildings, solar hot water for the home, rainwater collection for garden use and solar electric from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Jan. 26. Each segment of the program will be about 1 1/4 hours long; breaks and lunch are included. Fees vary from $36 to $70 depending on membership status. Students pay less, and special rates are available for membership and tuition combined.
NEWS
October 21, 2007
The Savage Volunteer Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a Halloween costume party from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the fire hall, 6925 Lincoln St., Savage. A costume parade is planned. The cost is $5 for children ages 5 to 11. Games and prizes, hot dogs, chips, drinks, cupcakes and cookies are included in the price. Reservations are requested by Tuesday. Information: Jayne Wines, 301-604-2468. A craft and vendor show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1 at the fire hall.
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