Library to host craft demos
Woodburning, glass designing, and quilting will be demonstrated by three local artisans this fall at the Laurel Public Library.
On Saturday, Sept. 16, Freddie Elliott will offer a program on the "how-to" of woodburning as an art form.
Stained glass techniques will be presented by Eleanor Stacy on Wednesday, Oct. 18.
Wrapping up the series on Saturday, Nov. 4, will be Virginia "Mike" Barton explaining the traditional art of quilting in today's world.
All programs will start at 1 p.m. and last about an hour. For further information call 875-3184.
Class of 1990 plans reunion
The Laurel High School Class of 1990 is planning its 10-year class reunion to be held in November 2000. Organizers are trying to contact all classmates.
Anyone who has not been contacted or who knows someone who may not have been contacted may call Alison Hastings at 875-2166 or Kelly Layton at 875-4029.
Class of 1956 plans reunion
The Laurel Class of 1956 will hold its 45th reunion, June 17, 2001, at the Laurel American Legion Home. Although final plans have not been completed, the social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by pictures being taken at 6:30 p.m. and a buffet dinner at 7 p.m.
Anyone interested in working with the reunion committee may contact Frank B. Calio at 302-875-3770. Meetings will begin in January.
Class of 1980 plans reunion
The Laurel High School class of 1980 is holding its 20-year class reunion on Oct. 7, at the American Legion Home. Anyone who graduated with this class and did not receive information may contact Jan Otwell at 875-2743.
Cub Scouts sign up Sept. 18
Cub Scouts of Laurel Pack 90 will hold a sign up in the Centenary United Methodist
Church fellowship hall Monday, Sept. 18, 7 to 9 p.m. For more information call Chet
Attention class of '75
The reunion planning committee of the Laurel High School class of 1975 will meet Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Laurel office of Edward Jones located at Front Street and Delaware Avenue. For details, call Debbie Robinson Calloway at 875-4160 or Melinda Rogers Tingle at 875-4844.
The Laurel class's 25-year reunion will be Oct. 21 at the American Legion Home. Organizers need assistance locating the following classmates: Debra Correll, Sheila DuPont, Bonnie Elswick Hope, Warda Figgs Cooper, Frances Gallagher, Elwood Horsey, Richard Iriarte, Elton Joyner, Karl Kellam, Mike Kindt, Mike Maddox, Robert Oney, James Parsons, Lester Reed, Alan Smiley, William Snead, Garvena Waples, and Laura Weaver. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of one of these people may call one of the above numbers.
New books at library
New books available at the library this month are:
For adults: ""Organizing from the Inside Out," by Julie Morgenstern; "Roads," by Larry McMurtry; "Blast from the Past," by Kinky Friedman; "The Indwelling," by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins; "Watch Me Fly," by Myrlie Evers-Williams with Melinda Blau.
For children: "Little Turtle and the Song of the Sea," by Sheridan Cain; "Galileo Galilei: Inventor, Astronomer, Rebel," by Michael White; "Good Night, Good Knight," by Shelley Moore Thomas; "A Civil War Drummer Boy, The Diary of William Bircher, 1861-1865," by Shelley Sataran; "Pankration, the Ultimate Game," Dyan Blacklock.
Newsletter to be out soon
The Laurel Alumni Association is active all year. Executive board meetings are held even during the summer months. The annual newsletter will be mailed out to LAA members in late September or early October.
A homecoming activity is being planned for this fall at the homecoming football game. Also in the works is a "name quilt" fund raiser and in the spring the LAA will have another Bingo party.
The association provides scholarships for the children of its members.
UMW plan annual bazaar
The annual bazaar sponsored by the United Methodist Women of Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel will be Friday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be handmade crafts, homemade baked goods and home canned goods.
A luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for the dinner is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Prizes include a handmade queen-size quilt and a walnut drop-leaf end table.
For information call 875-4233 from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday.
Oddfellows plan haunted house
Co-chairmen Jerry Lynch and Mike Allen announce that the eighth annual Cemetery House will be open Oct. 20-21, 27-28 and 30-31.
The Cemetery House is located on Delaware 24, next to the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Laurel. Charity Lodge #27, IOOF, sponsors the event.
Parking will be provided in the 10th Street lot and transportation to the haunted house will be provided by a hay wagon. Admission is $5 or $4 with a non-perishable food item (for the Good Samaritans); children under age 6 will be admitted free.
Admission includes the hayride, tour of the Cemetery House and a walk through the