Library Family Story Hour
The Laurel Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 6:30 p.m., will hold their Family Story Hour, for families with children of all ages. Children interested in reading aloud are invited to share a book or a poem. For more information call the library at 875-3184.
Sweetheart Dance Feb. 23
A Sweetheart Dance to benefit the Laurel Little League, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m. to midnight. at the American Legion, Laurel. Music will be by Jumpin’ Jukebox.Cost is $10 per person. Cash bar available and door prizes.
Laurel Homebound Outreach
The Laurel New Century Club, in cooperation with the Laurel Public Library, is offering as a pilot program, a Homebound Outreach Program for Laurel residents.
Books and other library materials will be picked up and delivered on a monthly basis by a Laurel New Century volunteer. If you, or anyone you know, is interested in this Homebound Outreach Service please contact Kristen Gramer at the Laurel Public Library at 875-3184.
Cemetery lot owners
Notice to Seaford Odd Fellows Cemetery Lot Owners: If you desire to keep any grave decorations, please have them removed by March 1; and remain off until March 15, during which time the cemetery will be cleaned for the Easter season. This will be only notice.
‘Seuss Celebration’ March 1
Members of the Laurel New Century Club will read favorite books from Dr. Seuss on Friday, March 1, at the Laurel Public Library. Show times will be at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Youngsters of all ages are invited to take part in this program. For details call the Laurel Public Library at 875-3184.
African American Folktale Evening February 28
The Laurel Public Library will host its second annual African American Folktale Evening on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. Geraldine Horsey of MOCA, Robin Fisher of the Laurel Town Council, and Carol Wongas of the United Deliverance Bible Academy, and other black leaders of the Laurel community, will delight the audience by reading some of their favorite folktales. The program is free and open to the public, and is suitable for persons of all ages. Refreshments will be served, and door prizes will be given to children in the audience. For more information, call the library at 875-3184.
Lions hold Basket Bingo
The Laurel Lioness Club will be sponsoring a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Tuesday, March 19, at the Laurel Fire Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., bingo starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. To reserve tickets call Bea Wright at 875-2674 or Brenda Elliott at 875-7257.
Any veteran who would liek to participate in the Laurel July 4th parade please call Jim Allen at 875-5351. If you are unable to walk that far you can ride on the float. Also, we need uniforms — Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Goast Guard, WACS, WAVES, and Nurses. We would appreciate your help.
Ann Carvel House March 3
Ann Carvel House will be presenting a vocal concert on Sunday, March 3, at 3 p.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Laurel. Mary Ann Torkelson will be accompanying her at the piano and organ.
Ms. House, a native of Laurel, worked as a librarian at the Laurel Library for seven years. She received a B.S. degree at Westminster Choir College, a master’s in voice at The Juilliard School, and also spent two years in Germany as a recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship. She is presently studying voice with Dr. Thomas Houser and Ruth Drucker in Baltimore. She has been a research librarian for the University of Maryland in Baltimore for the past 20 years.
The program will consist of selections by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Rodgers & Hammerstein, as well as several original compositions of her own.
Donations will be accepted to benefit the Laurel Library Building Fund. A reception will follow after the concert. For more information, contact Ms. Torkelson at 629-5456.