Howard County Times
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Enjoy a meal while helping a youth program [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

St. Andrew's Church in Glenwood is hosting its first feast of 2017 on Thursday, Jan. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. You can dine in or carry out. Dinner has been generously donated by Smokin' Hot Bar and Grille in the Inwood Shopping Center. The price for dinner is $9 per person, $30 per family and children 5 years and younger are free. Proceeds from the feast will benefit St. Andrew's Youth Pilgrimage happening the summer of 2017. The Pilgrimage will take local youth to the Grad Tetons in Wyoming. For more information about the Youth Program or feast, please call 410-489-4035.

Marriotts Ridge High School Music Department will be holding its annual Flea Market Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 25,. from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Collection of gently-used items can be dropped off at the high school on Saturdays, Feb. 11 and Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. till noon. Larger items can be dropped off Friday, Feb. 24, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Commons. Donation, receipts will be available upon request. For more information, go to


Come out to the Howard County Conservancy on Thursday, Jan. 19 from 7 to 8 p.m. to learn about the Savvy Salamanders program. Mark Southland, Ph. D., is an expert on salamanders and developed the first stream of biotic integrity in Maryland. He will share his knowledge of salamanders and tips on how you can help with their continued survival in Maryland. This event is FREE but registration would be appreciated. Please visit for more information

Congratulations to Kelly Liu, a fourth rader at West Friendship Elementary School. Kelly plays the clarinet in the school band and has already earned all of her karate belts. This is a great accomplishment for band students who usually complete this fete during fifth grade. Keep up the great work, Kelly!