There was a Honey Boo Boo-inspired peep diorama, and multiple entries showcasing the Baltimore Ravens victory in this year's Super Bowl. There were also entries inspired by recent headline news, such as the "Habemus Peepam: We have a peep!" display inspired by the selection of the new Roman Catholic pope, and a "Same-peep Marriage" display, a nod to the same-sex marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
The first year members of the Tabernacle Church organized a drive-through scenes of Easter, traffic backed up on the Baltimore/Washington Parkway as curious folks drove to church tucked away off South Laurel Drive to see what it was all about, according to the Rev. Paula Burton.
Plus, snowfall during a season that signifies the rebirth of springtime serves as a reminder of why we welcome the warmth of rebirth an the spring season, which can makes such celebrations seem just a bit sweeter.
Today, Good Friday, the Susquehanna Ministerium will sponsor the Good Friday Way of the Cross beginning at Jean Roberts Park (railroad bridge), 503 St. John St., from noon to 1 p.m. For details, phone 410-939-2464
By By Ron Browning and 410-939-6562; fax 410-939-1833
Our local Girl Scout Thinking Day, which was enjoyed by girls from Daisy Scouts through Seniors last month, was planned and executed as part of Junior Troop 2264's Bronze Award. The girls chose Asia as the theme, rather than a single country.
Oaklands Presbyterian Church in Laurel, has a new pastor, the Rev. LeAnn Hodges, who will be installed April 14. While Montpelier Mansion is undergoing renovation, activities continue off-site with The Chesapeake Woodturners exhibit March 29 through April 30 at the Patuxent Wildlife Visitor Center and Tavern Games Night April 15 at Russett Library.
Seven members of St. Stephen Lutheran Church participated in the church's second annual Procession of the Palms on March 24, standing outside the church on Courtney Road at Wilkens and waving palm branches to celebrate Palm Sunday.
A bill that would curtail millions in renewable-energy subsidies for mostly out-of-state paper mills comes to the Senate floor Monday, after being killed last week and then revived with a special deal for Maryland's only paper-making plant.
Join Perryville High School's National Honor Society for a fun night at the annual Senior Citizen Dinner Dance at the high school. Doors open at 5:15. The dinner/dance runs from 5:30 to 8:30. All local seniors come and enjoy a free night of fun including dinner and dancing. Limited to 75 people. Contact 410-996-6000 or email@example.com
Many thanks to the patrons of Sunday's St. Patrick's' Day bull and oyster roast at the Port VFW to benefit Good Shepherd Church. Caterers Butch and Polly Webb did a bang-up job that day and everyone enjoyed the oysters while they lasted. Roger Ball was outside with the pit beef and oyster shuckers. Maggie Jackson sold raffle tickets all day long, while Marie Sypolt and daughter, Libby, handed out door prizes. Everyone enjoyed the music by The Roof Rockers