Laurel Events
Thursday, July 6th, 2000
Ross Point Plans Alumni Day
Members of the Ross Point Improvement Club are planning their first alumni day for Saturday, Aug. 5. The event will be held on the school grounds from noon until 4 p.m. A brief program of information and history is planned.
For suggestions and further information, contact James West, 629-3433; Shirley Oney Caldwell, 875-5620, Phyllis West Robinson, or Cora Norwood Selby, 875-3790. Robinson is the RPIC president.
The next monthly meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m.

The Sounds of Park Music
Music in the Park will be held every Wednesday night, July 12 through Aug. 30, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Laurel Park bandstand. There will be different performers each week: July 12, Laurel Wesleyan Praise Band; July 26, Humanaires; Aug. 2, Rob Carroll; Aug. 9, Somerset; Aug. 16, Lewis Family/Woodbridge Chorus; Aug. 23, Epworth Quartet; Aug. 30, group from St. John's Church in Seaford.
Admission to the concerts is free. Sponsor is the Laurel Lions Club.

'Miles of Smiles' to perform
'Miles of Smiles' will perform at the Laurel Public Library Thursday, July 6, at 7 p.m., as part of the Summer Reading Program. 'Miles of Smiles' specializes in interactive songs, stories and music, bringing the audience into the performance.
Requested by the children's librarians all over the state because of the enthusiastic reception they received two years ago when they traveled to libraries around the state, 'Miles of Smiles' performs under the auspices of the Delaware State Library Association.
For more information, call Jane Stuchell, youth services librarian, at 875-3184.

Phone books in works
The United Methodist Women of Centenary Church in Laurel is in the process of compiling the local Laurel and vicinity telephone book. If you have an exchange other than 875 or 877, and would like your number in the book, call Mimi Boyce at 875-5651, and give information.
Anyone who would like an ad in the book may also contact Boyce.
New books at the library
The Laurel Public Library has the following new books on its shelves:

Adults - 'Life Is So Good,' by George Dawson; 'Fat Man In a Middle Seat,' by Jack Germond; 'It's Not About the Bike, My Journey Back to Life,' by Lance Armstrong; 'In a Sunburned Country,' by Bill Bryson; 'Be the One,' by April Smith.

Children - 'Here Comes Mother Goose,' by Iona Opie, editor; 'Incredible Earth. A Book of Answers for Kids,' by Ann-Jeanette Campbell and Ronald Rood; 'Why Not, Lafayette?' Jean Fritz; 'The Roman Empire and the Dark Ages,' by Giovanni Caselli; and 'In the Time of the Drums,' by Kim L. Siegelson.

Duck Stamp entries at library
Fourth-grade students at North Laurel Elementary who entered the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Contest have their art work on display at the Laurel Public Library. The students of art teacher Carmen Carasone each chose a wildlife subject and its environment to portray, selected a title for their work, and listed the medium used.
Two children earned honorable mention awards for their renderings. Travis Hitchens was recognized for his drawing of a ring-neck duck entitled, 'Ring Neck Duck at Sunset,' and Sandy Bienhoff for her drawing of a trumpeter swan, 'Storm at Sunset.' The other 16 renderings on display are by Gus (Bo) Glaros, Megan Campbell, David Bartee, Brittany Cooper, Elaine Best, Amanda Riggins, Mindy Larrimore, Fredrick Applegate, Veronica Hill, Sydnee Yeary, Andrea Daigle, Gunnar Siegel, Alex Drown, Garrett Lutz, Kelsey Gordon and Travis Wharton.
The exhibit will be in the Laurel Public Library through July.

Class of 1980 reunion set
The Laurel High School class of 1980 is holding a 20-year class reunion on Oct. 7, at the American Legion Home. For details, contact Jan Otwell at 875-2743.

Reunion set for class of 1990
The Laurel High School Class of 1990 is planning a reunion for November. For details, call Alison Hastings, 875-2166, or Kelly Layton, 875-4029.