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Kenwood High teacher charged with sex offense

TOWSON - County police have arrested a Kenwood High School mathematics teacher and charged him with third-degree sex offense and child abuse involving a 14-year-old student at the school.

County police arrested Wendell D. Anderson, 27, of the 2400 block of Woodcroft Road in Parkville Wednesday night. He is accused in connection with an incident that allegedly took place June 9 in his home, where he had invited the student to play pool.

Anderson was being held yesterday at the Baltimore County Detention Center in lieu of $30,000 bail.

Flowers, ferns program to be held June 24

STEVENSON - Naturalist Rob Mardiney will lead a "Wonderful Wildflowers and Fabulous Ferns" nature program June 24 at the Irvine Natural Science Center.

The program, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., is for adults and costs $4, or $3 for center members. Register by June 22 by calling 410-484-2413.

The center, which offers a variety of nature programs, is based at St. Timothy's School on Greenspring Avenue, north of Baltimore Beltway Exit 22.

Multicultural program set at Pikesville Senior Center

PIKESVILLE - An intergenerational, multicultural open house will be held at the Pikesville Senior Center, 1301 Reisterstown Rd., on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will include a magic and balloon show; sing-along; kosher lunch; free health screenings for seniors; and an afternoon musical program. The event is open to people of all ages, and a translator will be available to assist Russian-speaking members of the community.

Information: 410-887-2594 or 41-887-1245.

In Baltimore City

Man fatally shot outside apartments

An unidentified young man was fatally shot last night on the steps of a common area outside a Northwest Baltimore apartment building, and a suspect was being sought, police said.

Witnesses told police that about 7:50 p.m., the victim was in the 5600 block of Haddon Ave. talking with another man, who shot him at least four times at very close range.

Police said a man known as "Mike" was being sought. They said they knew of no motive for the slaying.

Soup kitchen seeks volunteers to serve food

Our Daily Bread, Baltimore's largest soup kitchen, which serves hot meals to nearly 750 guests each day, needs volunteer servers. They must be at least 16 years old, but children as young as 13 may volunteer if accompanied by an adult.

Volunteers can serve breakfast from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. or lunch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or work in the kitchen and help clean up.

Information: Christine Smith, 410-659-4017.

Black women attorneys to meet Tuesday

Black Women Attorneys of Maryland will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at La Tesso Tana Restaurant, 58 W. Biddle St. The cost is $10, and a light buffet is included. Information: 410-767-8232.

Young adults' trip to Israel starts July 2

An 11-day trip to Israel for young adults, beginning July 2, is being sponsored by the Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore.

The "Young Adult Mission to Israel" is open to men and women 22 to 35 and includes hiking, archaeological digs, swimming in the Dead Sea and celebrating the Sabbath at the Western Wall. The cost is $1,800 per person. Information: 410-727-4828, Ext. 252.

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