November 26, 2006
Days End Farm Horse Rescue of Lisbon will hold its holiday party from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Dec. 8 at Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville. Tickets are $35 a person plus a gift for the horses; after Tuesday, the cost is $40 a person plus a gift for the horses. Tables for 10 people are available. The ticket price includes an appetizer buffet with beer, wine and soda. A cash bar also is planned. The band After Hours will play golden oldies (rock 'n' roll from the 1950s-1980s) for dancing. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening, and a 50/50 raffle will be available.
November 19, 2006
The River Hill High School Boosters will present their 10th Dance and Silent Auction, celebrating the school's 10th anniversary, from 8 p.m. to midnight Dec. 1 at Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville. The theme is "Celebrating 10 Years of Excellence." Beer, wine, dinner, a disc jockey and dancing are included. The event is for adults only. The cost is $50 a person. Tables of 10 are available. Information: Diane McDermond, 410-531-9151, or Tonette Matsunaga, 410-531-5501. Photos on display at book signing Author Fred Glueckstein will share true stories and photographs of well-known celebrities, artists, writers and horses in a talk about his book, Of Men, Women and Horses, at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Glenwood library.
November 5, 2006
The River Hill High School drama department will present the Michael Frayn comedy Noises Off at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 16, 17 and 18; 2 p.m. Nov. 18; and 3 p.m. Nov. 19 in the school auditorium. Drama teacher Pam Land will direct, with help from student directors Sheyda Alemzadeh, Allison Baker and Amanda Ogorzalek. Joe Blasko will direct construction of a set designed by students Mike Leon and Lauryn Fantano; a crew of more than 25 students will build the set and props. Tickets are $8 in advance; $10 at the door.
October 29, 2006
The Howard County Bird Club will sponsor a field trip to Alpha Ridge Park and Landfill in Marriottsville to look for sparrows and early winter arrivals at 8 a.m. Saturday. Rare birds can sometimes be seen at the landfill. The trip involves moderate to difficult walking through the fields; boots are recommended. The group will meet at Alpha Ridge Park, on the south side of Route 99, about a mile west of Marriottsville Road. Beginners are welcome, and there is no cost. Information: 410-461-3361 or http:--www.
October 15, 2006
County Executive James N. Robey, Fire Chief Joseph A. Herr and members of the West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department will participate in a groundbreaking for the new West Friendship Volunteer Fire Station at 3 p.m. today. The station, which will be located at the southeast corner of the intersection of routes 99 and 32. Will provide easy access to routes 32 and 70, and surrounding communities. Fire-prevention open house today The Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department in Clarksville will hold its annual fire prevention open house from noon to 3 p.m. today.
October 8, 2006
The Lisbon Volunteer Fire Company will hold a basket bingo at 7 p.m. Friday at the Lisbon Volunteer Fire Company hall, 1330 Woodbine Road, Lisbon. Doors open at 6 p.m. Prizes are filled Longaberger baskets, pottery and wrought-iron items. Tickets are $15 in advance; $18 at the door. Information or to purchase tickets: Joan Bennett, 410- 489-4933 or Doris Bowman, 410- 489-4821. School board sets informal meeting The Board of Education of Howard County will hold a "Coffee & Conversation" session from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the media center at Mount View Middle School, 12101 Woodford Drive, Marriottsville.