Fill bags with food for Scouts to collect [Glenelg/Glenwood/Dayton]

Howard County Times

Don't forget to leave your Scouting for Food donation out on Saturday, March 11, for the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Venturing Crew members and Girl Scouts to pick up. Help the Scouts restock the shelves at the local food pantries.

The Glenelg Jazz Band will perform a concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 24, in the Glenelg High School auditorium. Tickets cost $8 and can be purchased from any Marching Unit member or at the door. The guest musician will be master trombonist Jim McFalls.

Amy Syversen, the band director at Dayton Oaks Elementary School is proud to announce the Band Musicians of the Month for March. Owen Pu, Frankie DiValentin, Cooper McCollum, Bodhi Amarasekera, Sarah Sobhani, Martynas Krunkaitis, Isabelle Ives, Samuel Yoon, Carolyn Dzubak, Grace Morris, Giovanni Morales, Anna Sretenski and Aiden Kwon are making Syversen proud by their willingness to work hard at their practice.

Also, Charlie Norwood on trumpet and Jocelyn Ball on oboe have memorized and performed all of their scales up to four sharps and four flats, including the chromatic scale. According to Syversen, this is a big accomplishment for elementary school students. Congratulations to all these fine musicians.

The March Italian Feast at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Glenwood will be Thursday, March 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. The delicious meal will be donated by Smokin' Hot Bar & Grille in Glenwood. Dinner will cost $9 per person, with a cap of $30 for a family. Children 5 and under are free. Proceeds this month will benefit the Episcopal Refugee and Immigrant Center Alliance or ERICA. This Baltimore-based organization welcomes people fleeing injustice, poverty and persecution in other countries and is a cause dear to the heart of the Reverend Dina van Klaveren. Join this friendly group of neighbors for a great meal, and make sure you save room for one of the delicious desserts.

The Folly Quarter Middle School Community Indoor Yard Sale will be Saturday, March 25, from 8 a.m. until noon in the cafeteria and gymnasium at the middle school. The Folly Quarter Parent Teacher Association, together with the Folly Quarter Leo Club, will sponsor the sale. Get your spring cleaning done and sell some of those goodies. Space to sell is available for $20 per table. To reserve a space go to http://www.follyquarterpta.org/.

The annual community clean up of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission watershed area in Dayton will be Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. until noon. The group will meet at the Big Branch parking lot on Triadelphia Mill Road or the Pigtail parking lot on Greenbridge Road, extended. The clean up takes place rain or shine. Come prepared to pick up trash by wearing appropriate clothing, boots and gloves. Ann or George Mech can answer your questions by email at gpmech@verizon.net or by phone at 301-854-0886.

The Glenelg High School Boosters Club invites everyone to the Annual Spring Bash and Auction on Saturday, April 1 at the Salandra's Barn in Woodbine from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $75 per person and all the proceeds will benefit the academic and athletic programs at Glenelg High School. The ticket price includes dinner buffet, desserts, beer, wine, soda, music, dancing, silent auction, live auction and raffles. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to http://glenelgboosters.com/. The Boosters say, "Let's Celebrate Glenelg Style."

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