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
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, to be held in the Laurel Library, 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.
Library to celebrate holidays
The Laurel Public Library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 11 for Veteran's
Day and Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25 and 26 for Thanksgiving.
Epworth students selling fruit
Epworth Christian School in Laurel is sponsoring its annual fruit
sale. Orders are being taken through Nov. 12 for navel oranges at
$14 per 20-pound case, red ruby grapefruit at $13 per case, or a combination
of the two at $14 per case.
Also available is a combination of 12 oranges, 12 grapefruit and 12
apples at $20 per case.
Fruit can be ordered through students and staff members, or by calling
the school office at 875-4488. Delivery will be the second week of
Past fruit sales have enabled ECS to improve the school's sports complex
as well as enhance its other programs and facilities.
to hold bazaar
Melson's 15th annual Harvest of Talents Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov.
13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Melson United Methodist Church, Delmar,
Md. Arts and crafts as well as flea market items will be on sale.
A quilt auction will be held at noon. Light breakfast and lunch will
Old yearbooks on sale
Laurel High School has an assortment of old yearbooks that can be
purchased. The assortment includes yearbooks from 1985, 1990, 1991,
1993, 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999. The prices vary.
Contact Karen Beck, 875-6120, for more details.
Mystery series continues
The Laurel Public Library concludes its reading and discussion series,
"Since Sherlock Holmes: A Hundred Years of Detective Fiction," Wednesday,
Nov. 17, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Lillian (Sandy) Poole will lead a discussion of Ruth Rendell's "Master
of the Moor," a psychological horror about Stephen Whalby whose accidental
discoveries about a murderer force him to confront the mystery of
This series is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities,
State of Delaware, Delaware Humanities Forum, Maryland Humanities
Council, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and organized by Delmarva
Friends of Laurel Library are sponsoring the refreshments.
For more details, call the Laurel Public Library at 302-875-3184.
People may borrow copies of the book from the library.
Holiday trash schedule set
The town of Laurel trash collection for the Thanksgiving holiday on
the west side of town will be Friday, Nov. 26.