Laurel Events
Thursday, November 4th. 1999
 
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.

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 December.
Past fruit sales have enabled ECS to improve the school's sports complex as well as enhance its other programs and facilities.
Church 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 be served

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 his identity.
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 Discussions.
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.