Carnival and yard sale coming to Linden-Linthicum UM [Clarksville]

The youth mission teams of Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church will host a carnival and yard sale at the church April 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Visit vendors and crafters as well as individual yard sale tables or buy all sorts of interesting old stuff at the mission team's table.

United Methodist Women sponsor the book sale table while United Methodist Men offer delicious food. Expect to find cotton candy, baked goods, clowns, inflatables, face painting, a cake walk and more.

Long-range planners may like to know that registration is now open for vacation Bible school at Linden-Linthicum July 7-11. In the "Kingdom Rock" program kids stand strong for God. The adventure is geared to children ages 3 years through 5th grade and runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. To learn more, contact the church office at 410-531-5653.

The seventh annual DolFun Family Fair will be held at Dayton Oaks Elementary from noon until 4 p.m. on April 20. Inflatables, food, fun, games and activities are slated.

Congratulations to River Hill's Timothy Chen on taking first place in the recent Howard County Student Film Festival in the HC DrugFree category. You can view Timothy's 60-second film, "Choices," online. He did a great job.

Congratulations, and thanks also go to teacher and film festival adviser Mary Jane Sasser. Job well done.

Registration is now open for summer and fall classes at Hilltop Child Care Center. Hilltop accepts children age 3 and toilet trained through pre-K. Come visit the school. Call 443-535-8505 to make arrangements and get your child ready for Kindergarten

Another young man joins the teen ranks on April 22. Cale McMurdy will be lucky 13. Happy birthday, Cale. Have a great year.

Have you visited Charity's Closet and Phil's Closet in the Savage Mill? That's only a short drive from Clarksville.Your purchase of new or gently used clothing and accessories will help those less fortunate become suitably attired for employment and give you a nice inexpensive change of wardrobe.

The resale boutiques benefit Success in Style. Now is a good time to visit to see all the spring fashions and take your chances on wonderful surprises. The shops are only closed Mondays.

Charity's Closet is sponsoring a free Cherybration Fashion Show on April 24 at 2 p.m. All they need are your fabulous prom, evening and wedding gowns plus models in all sizes. It'll be a fun event.

The Closets can always use adult volunteers. If you begin volunteering before April 30, you'll be eligible for a drawing to win a handbag. There are also monthly volunteer breakfasts. The next one is April 25.

While you're coming to check out the Closets you might want to bring some of your duds to donate. Phil's Closet especially needs new white shirts, men's underwear and dress socks.

Charity's Closet is having a drawing for a free private 2-hour shopping party for you and 25 of your best friends. Be sure to check out the details. It's called "Champagne and Chandeliers." The drawing will be held May 4.

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