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Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: Glenelg High's Robotiators invite you to an open house

The Glenelg Robotiators Team 888 Invites the community to a Business Leadership Open House at Glenelg High School in the school's Technology Department, beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

The Robotiators is an award-winning team of students representing the future engineers, computer scientists, business leaders in our community and the world.

The Open House is an opportunity for these students to share what they do, and enable a hands-on experience of their Robot Build Season, which begins in January each year.

The evening will also feature Benito Prats as a keynote speaker. Prats, a Glenelg parent, is on the Mars Curiosity Operations Team. He will be sharing the mission of the of Mars Rover.

If you plan on attending, respond to melissa.perlman@robotiators888.org. To learn more about the program, go to the website http://www.robotiators888.org/.

Dianne Mascaro, a local mother of five, passed away from cancer on Nov. 6. She had children who attend Glenelg High School, Glenwood Middle School, and Lisbon Elementary School.

There will be fundraiser at Lisbon Pizza Hut on Nov. 28 to offer support to the Mascaro family. No flyer is required, but be sure to mention you are there to support the Mascaro family.

In addition, a memorial fund has been set up. Donations can be sent to: Mascaro Family Fund, c/o PNC Bank, 15920 Old Frederick Road, Woodbine, MD 21797.

Students at Glenwood Middle School, along with students from Lake Elkhorn Middle School and Harper's Choice Middle School, are currently collecting items for those who have suffered from the recent storms in New Jersey.

Community donations are welcomed. A box has been placed in the front of Glenwood Middle School to accept donations of personal care items (shampoo, toothpaste, soap), non-perishable food and water, pet food, new clothing (please no used clothing) and baby items. Items will be collected through Dec. 18.

Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School congratulates its November Artist of the month, Maya Kaye, a second grader who completed a fantastic latch hook butterfly project. The project is featured outside of the art room on the Artist of the Month display board.

Glenelg High School invites the community to come see their production of "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown" on Thursday, Nov. 29, Friday, Nov. 30, or Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. Matinee shows will also be offered Saturday, Dec. 1, and Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. each day. Tickets for the show are $10 at the door.

Dec. 1 will mark the 40th annual Holiday Mart. Presented by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks, the event takes place at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Featuring seasonal gifts and merchandise created by 140 juried artisans, this is the place to find unique handcrafted items, home décor and something for just about everyone on your gift list.

Door prizes and a children's craft corner are also featured, as well as hot and cold beverages and lunch concessions and snacks for purchase. Admission is $4 for anyone age 5 and older. For additional information, call 410-313-4840.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will be hosting its annual Breakfast with St. Nicholas on Dec. 8 from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

While the children learn about St. Nicholas and participate in activities hosted by the youth of St. Andrews, adults can browse through tables with items to help usher in the holiday season, including fresh wreaths, seasonal gifts and crafts.

There will also be a St. Nick Shop where children can shop and wrap gifts for their parents for $1 each. Parents are encouraged to bring their camera to capture the memories.

The cost for the breakfast is $7 for adults and $5 for children under 10. In addition, families are encouraged to bring canned food items to be donated to the GUMC Food Pantry. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is at 2892 Route 97 in Glenwood. For questions or to reserve tickets via email, contact lynnequinn@comcast.net.

Three Brothers Italian Restaurant, on Deepage Drive in Columbia, will host a fundraising event for Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School on Friday, Nov. 30, from 4 to 10 p.m. Three Brothers will share 20 percent of the profits. You will need to print the Three Brothers Flyer from the school's PTA website (www.triadelphiaridgepta.org), and present it at time of purchase.

Do you have a student who is thinking about playing a sport in college? You may be interested in the Countywide NCAA Night on Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at Mt. Hebron High School. During this informational evening, parents and students will learn how to prepare for eligibility for playing a sport in college.

Get expert advice from college administrators and former college athletes. Students in grades 7-10, parents, and coaches are all encouraged to attend.

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