Education Notes


CCC to display art exhibit titled 'Promise of Spring'

NORTH EAST - A reminder of spring will be presented at Cecil Community College when "Promise of Spring" is put on display at the College's Community Cultural Center Gallery Wednesday through Jan. 30.

Featuring the floral paintings of Lori Hollenbeck, the exhibit is being done in cooperation with East of the Bay Gallery and Custom Framing, owned by Elizabeth Torregrossa in North East.

A closing reception will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26, with an artist's talk at 6:30 p.m. The Gallery, at 1 Seahawk Drive, North East, is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment. It is also open during events at the Cultural Center. For appointments, call 410-287-1023.

A resident of Kennett Square, Pa., Hollenbeck lived in Cecil County for seven years before moving to England for two years. She received her art-related education in California at Pasadena Community College and has studied with well-known artists including Gerald Brommer, Skip Lawrence, Judi Betts, Jessica Zemsky, Jack Hines and Cecil County's Geraldine McKeown, the college said in a statement announcing the exhibit.

Montessori School to hold open house Jan. 18, Feb. 8

FORK - The Free State Montessori School will hold an open house at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at the school, 12536 Harford Road, Fork. The open house will be repeated at 9 a.m. Feb. 8. The event will afford an opportunity to see classrooms and meet teachers.

The school will also offer a toddler class from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. for eight Saturdays, beginning Jan. 22. The program is for children 18 months to 30 months old; it costs $200.

The Free State Montessori School is also sponsoring a workshop on how to incorporate Montessori teachings, philosophy and discipline in the home at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3.

For information about any of these programs, call Mindi Scott at 410-592-3324.

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