Mitch Shank informed me about a "Not so surprise birthday party" for 70-year-old Don Osman, the new director at Grace Place, by friends and former students on Jan. 26, 2 to 5 p.m. at the Havre de Grace Activities Center, 351 Lewis Lane. The public is invited. All friends and former students are encouraged to attend. Entertainment will be provided. Cannot attend? Send Don a birthday card, c/o 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, Md. 21078. For details, phone Mitch, 443-686-1648.