Program on heirloom vegetables slated at Glenwood Library [Clarksville]

 Do you remember seeing Grandma harvest seeds from her flower beds or saving seeds from her favorite tomato varieties. Heirloom varieties reproduce true to seed, so you can do that.

The Farmers Market Chef Heirlooms in Your Garden will be presented at Glenwood Branch Library July 25, 7-8:30 p.m., and again on Saturday, July 27, 10-11:30 a.m.

Taste varieties of heirloom vegetables you can grow next year. Buy them at the Farmers Market this summer. Learn how to prepare and preserve them, too. These are tomatoes with taste.

The free entertainment at River Hill shopping center July 19 will feature Mr. Dave of D's Magic. All ages are invited to come and be mystified from 6 to 8 p.m. Naked Blue folk rock is scheduled for July 26.

Rolling Hills Baptist Church will present Lifeway's "Colossal Coaster World" vacation Bible school July 22-26, 6-8:30 p.m. There is no pre-K or Kindergarten program. This VBS is geared toward children who have completed grades 1-6.

 Registration can be done online at If you have additional questions, contact Pastor Russ Spikes at 301-490-4777 or

 The Triadelphia Seventh-day Adventist Church plans vacation Bible school at the same time so you can choose the closest or whichever topic is of interest to your children. Youngsters are invited to Explore Creation at Investigation Station July 22-26, 6-8 p.m. To learn more, contact Peggy Lee at 301-317-5428 or

You'll see staffing changes at Dayton Oaks Elementary. As of July 1, Principal Kimberlyn Pratosi is the Hammond Elementary principal. She shared a note of appreciation for support at DOES and has enjoyed her local time, thanks to staff, student and community involvement and cooperation

The new Dayton Oaks principal is a familiar face. Carol DeBord was the assistant principal when DOES first opened. She returns as principal. Heather Tracey, who has been serving as guidance counselor, will become assistant principal. Jessica Monti, who has served as an outstanding acting assistant principal, will be returning to her classroom at DOES.

Brownie Troop 58 meets at Clarksville Elementary. This year the girls decided to use some of the money they earned from cookie sales to sweeten the day for children in the pediatric unit at Howard County General Hospital.

As a troop, the Brownies went shopping to hand select activity books, stuffed animals, coloring books and crayons to donate. They then attached handmade cards with positive messages to each gift. Their gifts filled five large laundry baskets.

The girls were excited and happy to know their donation would bring joy to children in the hospital. Good going, girls. May you always remember to consider the needs of others.


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