Briefs
School News
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 12:00

Shanik Kishen Murthy of Edgemere graduated from James Madison University with a bachelor’s degree in sport and recreation management on Dec. 13.

Ryan Langkam, an 8th grader at Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School, recently won second place for his entry in the Anti-Drug Poster Contest sponsored by the State’s Attorney for Baltimore County. His poster will be featured in a 2016 calendar.

Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School will host Spirited Sisters Studio beach-themed wine glass and painting fundraiser on Friday, April 17, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school hall, 8003 North Boundary Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and include painting materials and a complimentary glass of wine. Beverages and desserts will be sold at the event. Purchase tickets at the school office. Proceeds benefit the school.

 
Sollers Point Library
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 12:00

• Teen Tuesdays for youths age 11 to 17 meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. for crafts and activities.

• Board Game Day for youths ages 6 to 16 meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 4 to 6 p.m. Games and snacks provided. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

• Tech 10, a class on basic technology skills for patrons age 13 an older, meets Mondays from 6:60 to 8 p.m. Call the library for details.

• Wii kids gaming for youths ages 5 to 11 meets Fridays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

• Xbox teen gaming meets Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

• Wii teen gaming meets Thursdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

• Lego Fun for youths 6 to 12 meets Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supplies provided. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

 
North Point Library
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 11:59

• Teen Writers Club, with practice exercises and workshops, meets  Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m.

• Lego Fun for children ages 6 to 12 years old meets Saturday, April 4, at 2 p.m. Registration is required. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

• Smoking cessation classes sponsored by the Baltimore County Department of Health have begun and meet Thursdays through April 30 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the library. The program includes free nicotine gum, patches and lozenges. To register, call the library or visit www.bcpl.net and click on “events.”

• For Youth by Youth, a practical guide for teenage living for youths ages 11 to 17, meets Thursdays at 4 p.m.

• Preschool Story Time for children 2 to 5 years old with an adult meets every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and bouncing, followed by play time. Registration required.

• Baby Story Time for toddlers 23 months and younger with an adult meets every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and rhyming, followed by play time. Registration required.

•Thursday Knit and Stitch, a drop-in knitting and crocheting group for patrons ages 13 and older meets every Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. All levels of experience welcome. Bring your own projects or get ideas from the library’s large selection of craft books. This is not a class, but group leader Paula Dixon can answer basic questions.

• Computer room for independent work in a quiet environment for patrons ages 13 and older is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. A library card is required.

 
Sweet Adelines variety show set for April 19
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 11:59

Kissin' the Beach Goodbye, a variety show presented by the Dundalk Sweet Adelines, takes place Sunday, April 19, at 3 p.m. at the North Point Government Center, 1747 Merritt Blvd. The show features barbershop music by the Sweet Adelines, Rampage, Knock Out, Sweet as Sugar and Mike Testers, as well as variety show acts.

Tickets are $10 at the door. For advance tickets or more information, contact Bev Bruening at 410-866-2288. Proceeds will benefit the Pat and Fred King Memorial Fund, which supports barbershop music.

 
Advance ride sales for Colgate Carnival now available
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 11:59

Ride tickets and wristbands for the annual Colgate Carnival, sponsored by the Colgate Recreation Council, can now be purchased in advance on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Colgate Elementary School recreation office, 401 51st Street, and Monday through Thursday, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Colgate Park, through Thursday, April 9. Advance tickets costs $10 for 25 rides and advance wristbands cost $12. After April 9, tickets will be sold for $20 for 25 rides, or $1 per ticket, and wristbands for $25.

The carnival, located at Colgate Park on Baltimore Street across from K-Mart, runs from Thursday to Sunday, April 16 to 19, and Wednesday through Sunday, April 22 to 26. Opening hours are 6 p.m from Wednesday to Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information, call Rose at 410-868-8205 or Ada at 410-608-4067.

 
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