Laurel Events
Thursday, October 28th. 1999
Town water report ready
The Town of Laurel has prepared its 1998 Drinking Water Quality Report. The report includes basic information on the town's source water, the levels of any detected contaminants and compliance with drinking water rules. Copies of the report may be obtained at the town office, Poplar and Mechanic streets, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Last days for haunted house
The Cemetery House, Laurel's seventh annual haunted house, hayride and corn maze, will be held on Oct. 29 and 30, next to the Odd Fellows Cemetery on Delaware 24, Laurel. Admission is $5 or $4 with a non-perishable food item. Children under 6 are admitted free. Free parking.
Sponsor is Charity Lodge #27 IOOF. For details, call Charles Yelle, 875-7114.

Library to host firearms demo
On Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m., Ben Ewing, Georgetown, will give a talk and demonstration on firearms safety. This presentation will be open to all ages. Ewing teaches hunter education for the state and is a former representative of the National Black Powder Association. He is also a competitive shooter in black powder. Ewing will cover such topics as how black powder is made, its function and how guns are loaded and unloaded.
Walk will help sight-impaired
The 12th annual Laurel Lions Club Journey for Sight will be Sunday, Nov. 7, at Trap Pond State Park in Laurel. Registration will be held at 1 p.m. with the walk getting under way at 1:30 p.m.
If members of an organization, church group, or club walk as a group, the Lions Club will return 50 percent of their collected pledges to the organization. All proceeds collected by the Laurel Lions Club will be used for sight-related projects. There will also be a basket at the registration table to collect used eyeglasses. Refreshments will be available at the finish line and awards will be presented at the completion of the walk.
Sponsor sheets may be picked up at Laurel Petroleum and The Insurance Market or by phoning 875-4741.

Library series is a mystery
The Laurel Public Library's mystery series continues Nov. 3, when the discussion will focus on P.D. James' "An Unsuitable Job for a Woman." John Wenke, Salisbury State University, will lead the discussion.

Lioness to hold bake sale
The Laurel Lioness Club will hold a bake sale Saturday, Nov. 6, in front of Laurel's French's Super Value (old Food Rite). The sale will begin at 8 a.m. until everything is gone.
Club members will also be selling nuts and chances on a Thanksgiving turkey dinner.