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Family Fitness Day set for Saturday at center

The Baltimore Sun

The Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, will sponsor a Family Fitness Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Those who attend will learn about the center's fitness and wellness classes and facilities, including "Step Up to Health" activities for mind, body and spirit. The event for all ages is free.

The center is offering a "New Year's Resolution" fitness promotion through Jan. 25: admission passes for 25, 50 or 100 visits. The passes have no expiration date and there are no additional monthly fees. A medical clearance form and orientation is required before exercising.

The center's new game room is available for young people ages 12 and older from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. A Glenwood Community Center identification card, which costs $5, is required.

For information about after-school activities, teen programs and other programs at the center: 410-313-4840.

Around town

Travel funds -- Mark and Patty Carroll, who own Town and Country Auto Repair in Dayton and are alumni of Glenelg High School, are offering Good Neighbor Savings Cards that include discount coupons for two oil changes and other services. The cards are being sold by Glenelg students for $20. The proceeds will help the school's marching unit and drill team to attend out-of-state competitions.

Citrus sale -- The River Hill Music Boosters are selling Florida navel oranges, grapefruit, tangerines and variety packs. Sales will continue through March. Order forms: www.river hillmusic.org.

Mother-Daughter book club -- The Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville, will hold a meeting of its Mother-Daughter Book Club, for daughters ages 11 to 17 and their mothers, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. The group will discuss London Calling by Edward Bloor. Refreshments will be provided. Copies of the books are available.

The library will offer a scrapbooking program (materials provided) for young people ages 11 to 17 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Participants should take photographs or other memorabilia to the session. Registration is required. 410-313- 5577.

Online newsletter -- The Glenwood library invites those ages 13 to 18 to add their voices to an online newsletter. The teenagers meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. 410-313-5577. See a sample "Teen 'Zine" at www. hclibrary.org/teenzine.

Columbia jazz -- The Columbia Jazz Band will perform original and traditional music at 3 p.m. Jan. 13 at River Hill High School, 12101 Route 108, Clarksville. Admission is free. On the program are jazz tunes from the swing era to the present day, including Herbie Hancock's "Cantaloupe Island" and Victor Lopez's "Grooved Pavement." The community jazz ensemble rehearses once a week at River Hill High. Peter BarenBregge directs. The band performs at dances, parties and weddings. 410-484-6171.

Lunar New Year -- Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks will sponsor a Lunar New Year celebration from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville. The event, designed for families with children ages 5 and older, will offer a chance to learn about and experience Asian culture and enjoy arts and crafts. Registration is required; space is limited. The cost is $10; $25 for a family of up to five. Senior citizens pay $6. Group discounts are available. 410-313-7275; TTY, 410-313-4665. In case of inclement weather: 410-313-4451. To register: www. howardcountymd.gov/RAP.

Roundabout -- Construction of a roundabout at Brighton Dam and Ten Oaks roads in Clarksville is continuing. Traffic will be permitted on both roads during construction, with flagging operations to direct motorists. Message boards and signs will be posted to advise motorists about construction. The project is expected to be completed by spring.

Crossing -- CSX Corp. has reopened the railroad crossing at Woodstock and Old Court roads in Woodstock. Lisa Brightwell, 410-313-3440.

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