December 9, 2007
The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department plans an all-you-can-eat breakfast with Santa Claus from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at the fire hall, 6275 Old Washington Road, Elkridge. Adults pay $7; seniors ages 55 and older pay $6. Children ages 5 to 12 pay $5, and children younger than 5 get in free. Baked goods will be available to buy. Information: 410-313-4901. Santa and missus to visit Elkridge Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit Elkridge on a fire engine from Thursday through Dec. 17, weather permitting.
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.
September 16, 2007
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Savage Volunteer Fire Company Inc. will present a Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Savage Fire Hall, 8925 Lincoln St. Admission is $15 in advance; $17 at the door, if tickets are available. Admission includes 20 games and door prizes; two jackpot games are extra. Come hungry and patronize the kitchen. Information or to purchase tickets: 443-259-0565. CrossRoads Baptist moves to new home CrossRoads Baptist Church, known for many years as Laurel Baptist Temple, has moved to 10290 Old Columbia Road and adopted its new name.
August 26, 2007
Registration is open for fall Stressless Tests study-skills courses for middle- schoolers, to be offered from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 10 through Oct. 1 at Burleigh Manor Middle School. Afternoon classes are to meet from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 11 through Oct. 2 at Burleigh Manor. Classes for high school students will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 19 through Oct. 10 at Centennial High. The cost is $165, and includes a copy of the digital video disc Study for Success.
July 1, 2007
The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department's Junior Firefighters will sponsor a Beach Party Youth Dance for ages 9 to 15 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 14 at the firehouse, 6275 Old Washington Road, Elkridge. Tickets, available only at the door, are $8 each. Information: 410-761-6633, Ext. 5. The fire department will hold a basket bingo fundraiser to help cover medical expenses for Ryan Kuehnl, 7, who has cerebral palsy and needs surgery and a wheelchair. The event will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the firehouse.
February 25, 2007
The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department's Ladies Auxiliary will hold a vendor show from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 18 at the fire hall, 6275 Old Washington Road, Elkridge. Vendors are to include brands such as Avon, Mary Kay, Silpada Designs jewelry, Creative Memories, Longaberger, At Home America, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Executive Sweet gourmet gift baskets and others. Information: 410-761-6633, Ext. 3. Library to offer varied activities The Miller branch library, 9421 Frederick Road, will offer "Let's Get Together: Pins and Needles," a chance to work on stitching, knitting or crocheting projects while meeting new friends and trading tips, at 10 a.m. March 8 and 29. "Success Matters: College Prep 101," with Jean Marie Keller, president of Keller College Services, provides strategies for financial planning for college.