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Glenelg Country School will present "The James Munsey Comedy Hypnosis Show," a comedic entertainment with audience participation, at 7 p.m. April 3.

Tickets are $10 and can be reserved at show@glenelg.org.

Proceeds will help pay for the school's drama students to travel to Edinburgh, Scotland, to present their production, Aesop's Foibles.

The Glenelg Country School is at 12793 Folly Quarter Road, near Glenelg. Information: 410-531-8600. Or visit www.munseyentertainment.com.

Roundabout work to close road for day

Construction of the roundabout at Brighton Dam and Ten Oaks roads in Clarksville will result in a one-day road closure of Brighton Dam Road just west of Ten Oaks Road on or about April 5. If weather conditions prohibit construction, the work will be rescheduled for April 12.

The closure will allow the Brighton Dam Road connection to the roundabout to be completed.

Message boards and signs will be posted to advise motorists of the temporary detour route along Ten Oaks Road, Triadelphia Mill Road and Highland Road. Upon completion of the connection - expected in late spring - the roundabout will be open to traffic.

Livestock seminar planned Tuesday

A seminar for livestock owners, or those interested in getting started, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Circle D Farm in Woodbine.

Topics are to include security, pasture management in drought conditions, rotational grazing and the proper method for taking soil samples.

The cost is $3 in advance; $5 at the door.

The seminar is sponsored by the Howard Soil Conservation District, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Maryland Cooperative Extension.

Information: Howard Soil Conservation District, 410-489-7987.

Around town

Teen space -- The Glenwood Community Center's game room for teens is open from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The room, designed by teenagers, is for ages 12 and older. It includes a pool table, table tennis, bumper pool and a video game area around a big-screen television. A center identification is required. The program is provided with assistance from the Horizon Foundation. The center is at 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville. 410-313-4840.

Flea market -- Glenwood Community Center will host an outdoor flea market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville. Admission to the flea market is free for shoppers. The cost to reserve space is $15, with an additional $5 for the use of a 6-foot table. Sellers must be 18 or older. 410-313-4840.

Horse rescue fundraiser -- Days End Farm Horse Rescue will hold its first Grapes of Hooves wine tasting and fundraiser with live and silent auctions from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville. Wine can be purchased after the event, which will include hot Maryland crab dip, a gourmet cheese board, carved roast sirloin, fresh vegetables with dip and a chocolate and dessert station. Tickets are $65. Proceeds will help provide medical care and rehabilitation for unwanted, abused or neglected horses. The farm also provides community outreach, humane education programs and volunteer opportunities. 301-854-5037, 410-442-1564 or www.defhr.org.

50th anniversary -- Glenelg High School will holds its 50th anniversary celebration from 6 p.m. to midnight April 5 at the Howard County Fairgrounds Main Exhibition Hall. Classes from 1959 to 2008 are invited to attend. Tickets are $40 and include door prizes, games and auctions, and a mechanical bull. On the menu are pit beef and turkey, pulled pork, salads and desserts. Draft beer, wine and sodas will be served, and a cash bar is planned. Music will be provided by Checkered Past. For ticket information or to purchase tickets: www.glenelgboosters.org. Or purchase or pick up tickets from the school's front office during school hours; ask for Dianne Barnoski. 410-313-5528.

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