to host breakfast
An all you-can-eat breakfast will be served by the Centenary Promise
Keepers at the Centenary United Methodist Church, Laurel, Saturday,
Jan. 8, from 6:30 to 10 a.m.
Breakfast will include eggs, ham, orange juice, sausage, pancakes,
potatoes, coffee and rolls.
Cost for adults is $5, for children 6 to 12, $3. Children under 6years
old will be admitted free.
Craft demo set at library
A presentation and demonstration of rug-hooking techniques will be
offered Saturday, Jan. 8, at 1 p.m. in the main reading area of the
Laurel Public Library. Lynne V. Fowler of Westover, Md., will provide
an introductory overview on how to get started in this early American
This is the first in a series of monthly programs that the library
will host to highlight music and the arts in the Laurel area. Other
programs tentatively scheduled will include a keyboard/harmonica duet,
a poetry and art display and an evening with the "Grandpajammers."
Recycle bins are moved
The recycle bins located in the municipal parking lot located on Poplar
Street, across from the Municipal Building, have been temporarily
moved. They are currently located behind the Municipal Building, on
Looking for time capsule items
The Laurel Historical Society will bury a time capsule during the
July 4th festivities. It is the intention of the society to have the
capsule buried for 100 years. The time capsule was donated to the
society by Short Funeral Homes Inc., Laurel, through the help of Edward
Hannigan, manager of the Laurel facility.
Everyone in the community is invited to place something within the
capsule. The capsule is 36 inches long, 15 inches wide and 15 inches
The society is asking that all items be flat and thoroughly documented,
especially if the item is a photograph. Try to identify the person,
place or item by using names and dates.
Items to be considered for the time capsule may be sent to Richard
Hutchinson, chairman, at P.O. Box 350, Bethel, DE 19931. Due to size
restrictions, the society will have the final decision on items to
to look at owls, snow
Trap Pond State Park east of Laurel has planned the following activities.
All programs meet at the Baldcypress Nature Center unless otherwise
noted. Some programs require pre-registration. To register for a program,
call the nature center at (302) 875-5163.
Owl Prowl, Saturday, Jan. 8, 4:30 p.m. Participants will listen
for the calls of nesting owls, as dusk settles on the woodlands of
A slide-show presentation and discussion about owls will help introduce
these nocturnal birds of prey. Participants should take a flashlight.
Three Square Meals, Saturday, Jan. 15, 1 p.m. The Civilian
Conservation Corps of the 1930s played a major role in the development
of the park. Participants will hear about their routines and efforts,
and then tour the park to see their accomplishments.
Catch a Snowflake, Saturday, Jan. 22, 1 p.m. Snowflakes may
glisten in the sky during January. Participants will learn about snow
and the benefits it provides to winter animals.
They will also create a snowflake to take home with them. Pre-registration
Coping With Cold, Saturday, Jan. 29, 1 p.m. Hiking on a cold
day can be a treat when a warm fire awaits you.
Participants will join a naturalist for a hike to learn about the
adaptations that wintering animals make to survive the cold. Then
they will enjoy some hot chocolate and toast some marshmallows around
a blazing fire. Pre-registration is required.
Old yearbooks are on sale
Laurel High School has an assortment of old yearbooks that can be
purchased. Available are yearbooks from 1985, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1996,
1997, 1998 and 1999.
The prices vary depending on the year that you want.
Contact Karen Beck at Laurel High School for more details. The phone
number is 875-6120.