Race fans, Laurel Park wants to show its appreciation [North Laurel/Savage]

March 30 will be Fan Appreciation Day at the Laurel Park Race Track.

Live racing is back and as a thank you for the community support, come out and get free admission and a program. Doors open at 11 a.m.

Find out about all their events at http://www.laurelpark.com.

Howard County Rec and Parks will hold its Spring Egg Hunt March 24 at the North Laurel Community Center from 3 to 4 p.m. Bring your basket to collect eggs.

The hunt will start on time so make sure you arrive early. After the hunt, there will also be some crafts for the children. Register your child, 2 to 10 years old, at the front desk.

It is time to clean out those closets. Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church will be holding its community yard sale on April 13, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spaces cost $20 or $25 to include a table and chair. Call the parish office at 410-792-7982 for information. The sale will be held rain or shine.

Girl Scout Troop 1508 will be holding its annual community yard sale at the North Laurel Community Center on May 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces are $15 each or $25 for a double and shopping is always free admission. What a great way to clear out your closets and help support our local girls. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Laura Yingling at 240-338-8534 or NLaurelYardSale@gmail.com.

The Reservoir Boosters are now accepting registration for their Boosters Summer Camps for students in second to ninth grades. There will be a variety of sports to choose from. Register now for $140 a week or, after May 15, $155. For more information, go to camps.rhsboosters.com. For any questions, email the camp director at rhscampdirector@gmail.com.

The North Laurel Civic Association was just informed that the county has purchased land in the High Ridge Community to straighten parts of Old Scaggsville Road. The group works with the county on a number of issues in our community, especially new development and Route 1 Revitalization. They meet every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the North Laurel Community Center. Plan to attend their meetings and get involved in your community.

There was a town hall meeting about the new development Annapolis Junction Town Center's parking that will be located in Savage at the MARC station by the Maryland Transportation Authority. If you have questions, contact John Tansey at jtansey@mdot.state.md.us or call 410-865-1236.

Tax help is here for you if you make less than $50,000 a year. AARP tax aides will be at the North Laurel Community Center on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2 to 6 p.m. Their number is 410-313-0380. Howard County VITA will be at the North Laurel-Savage MultiService Center on Mondays and Wednesdays, 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for an appointment at 410-880-5917.

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