Frederick County Leader, January 15, 1999

Frederick County Leader

January 15, 1999

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Frederick County Leader, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1999, Frederick, Maryland JOME FREDE Please send your calendar items in a timely manner to The Frederick News-Post, P.O. Box 578, Frederick, Md. 21705. Attn.: Calendar of Events. Fax: 301-662-8299 or e-mail at: mander- son @f Dance Postponed Special New Year's Dance, Walkersville Ballroom Dance Club, Jan. 16 at Walkersville Town Hall. Dances every 1st, 3rd and 5th Sat., p.m. Waltz featured. All levels welcome. 301-253-2523 or 695-2633 and enter code 6985. Spaghetti Dinner-Dance, Jan. 16, 8 p.m.-mid- night at VFW Post 10076, 111 S. Main St., Mount Airy. Dinner, p.m. Music by Orvil Magers, DJ. Dress casual. person. Open to all mem- Benefit Dance, Frederick Horseshoe Club, Jan. 16, 9 p.m.-midnight. Woodsboro Firehall, north of Walkersville on Md. 194, Woodsboro. Music by Kevin Casey of Soundsations. Must be age 21. Adv. tickets, single, couple; at the door, each. 301-998-3316. Bluemont Oldtime Country Dance, Jan. 16, 8 p.m. Beginner's workshop, p.m. Old Bluemont School, Bluemont, Va. and 703-777-6306 or reach us at our Web site: www.bluemont.brg. Community Dances, Sun., Jan. 17 and Feb. 21, 2-5 p.m. War Memorial Bldg., comer of German and King streets, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Traditional Appalachian and New England dances and waltzes. Beginners' workshop, 2 p.m. S4.50 and dancers under 25. 304-876-6728. The Alternative Inc., singles dances, contin- ue Fri., Jan. 22 and 29, 9 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus, Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown. Mix 'n' minale, 8-9 p.m. 301-739- 4113. Mid-Maryland Folk Arts Council dance, Jan. 23, 8-11 p.m. William R. Talley Rec. Center, Bentz and Second streets, Frederick. Beginners' work- shop, 7 p.m. Admission, Band is Au Contraire. 301-695-4390 or 694-6794 or reach us at our Web site: Hearts for Hospice, Country Western Benefit Dance, Feb. 13, 8 p.m.-midnight. Walkersville Firehall. Featuring Midnight Rodeo with Scott Fleming, DJ. Tickets, couple; single. 301- 831-8725. Learn to Square Dance! Join the Friendly Folks Square Dance Club for beginning classes at the Evangelical Reformed Church, United Church of Christ, 15 W. Church St., Frederick at p.m. Be ready for the Baltimore 2000 National Square Dance Convention. 301-662-1981. Dance with the Country Western Dance Connection, every Mon., ,6-9 p.m. at Green Valley Elementary School, near Md. 75 and 80. Music by Country John, DJ. and 301-607-6900 or 301- 305-2535 ask for CJ. Frederick County Western Dance Association, dance, new location, every Wed., at the independent Firehall on Baughmans Lane, Frederick. Doors open, 7 p.m.; open dancing, p.m. FCWDA members, others, 301-694-5981 or 898-5505. Gateway Swingers Square Dance Club, every second, fourth and fifth Fri., p.m. Walkersville Town Hall. Caller, Art Lavigne. Square Dance with the Frederick County Promenaders, every first and third Fri., p.m.. Ballenger Community Hall, Feagaville. Mainstream with announced plus tips, lines and rounds. 301-663-3364. Frederick Singles, dances held every first, third and filth Sun. at Holiday Inn, Md. 85, at the FSK Mall, Frederick. 7-10 p.m. Doors open p.m. No denims. DJ music. Mid-20s and up. 301- 663-0671 or 831-6747. "Over 30 Singles" and Social Club, meets every Wed. and Fri., at the Oldies Music Legends, Hampton Inn, Frederick. 8 p.m.-midnight. 301- 846-3486 or reach us at our Web site: Plus Square Dance with the Yellow Rockers, every first and third Fri., 8-10 p.m. at Monocacy Elementary School, through June 18. Caller, Bob Falconi, 301-694-9352. Beginners' Square Dance Lessons, contin- ue at South Carroll High School, Winfield. 410- 795-2369. Music Free Concerts in January at Borders Gaithersburg, continue, Jan. 15, 16, 22, 24 and 29. times vary. 534 N. Frederick Ave. From Morgan Rowe to Michelle Swan. Free. 301-921- 0991. Shenandoah Coffeehouse Series, fine acoustic music concerts, Sat., Jan. 16, 8 p.m. War Memorial Building, 102 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. Features Susan Graham White, Randy Barrett and Jennie Avila. Admission, 540-687-6759 or visit our Web site: Great People, Great Performances MSO concert season, Jan. 16, 8 p.m.; Jan. 17, 3 p.m. Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown. Prelude, Sat., 7 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. Tickets, S26 and 301-797-4000. Carillon Recitals at the Mercersburg Academy, continue Jan. 17, 24 and 31 from the Barker Tower of the academy chapel, 3 p.m. Mercersburg, Pa. Free and visitors are welcome to climb the tower to view the bells and chat with the featured carillonneur. 717-328-2151. Monday Night Jazz with the Chuck Underwood Trio, continues Jan. 18, 8 p.m. Borders Gaithersburg, 534 N. Frederick Ave. Free. 301-921-0991. "Music for Martin" a concert tribute to the late Dr. King, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. McDaniel Lounge, Western Maryland College, Westminster. Classical compositions by African Americans. Free. 410-857-2599. An Evening with Natalie Cole, Jan. 20 at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N.! George St., York, Pa. Tickets, S45 and 717-846-1111 or reach us at our Web site: Bob Williams, acoustic guitar, every Thurs., p.m. The Mudd Puddle, 124 S. Carroll St., Frederick. 301-620-4323. Festivals Shows '99, Sun., Jan. 17, Feb. 21 and March 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Arbutus Firehall, 5200 Southwestern Blvd. Free admission and parking. Buy, sell and trade. 410-455-0418. Greater Philadelphia Sport, Travel Outdoor Show, Jan. 20-24 at Fort Washlngipirb Expo Center, Fort Washington, Pa. Wed RS7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun. tffl 8- p.m. S8.50 adults; children. 215-S91-098S or visit the show Web site at: www.sportshows com Greater Washington Golf Show, Jan. 22-24 at the Capital Expo Center, Chantilly, Va. Fri., 4-9 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., till 5 p.m. Adulti, seniors (over children (12 free. Baltimore Woodworking Show, Jan. 22-24, Continued on Page 2 This is a partial list of entertainment events in and around the Frederick County area. A complete list appears every Friday in The Frederick News-Post THE FREDERIC EADER a publication of Jft reterttk 'Sports Calendar for January Page 3 301-662-1162 www.frederic Covering cities, towns and communities throughout Frederick County, Md., and nearby counties. Vol. 14 No. 47 Frederick, Maryland 21705 Friday, January 15, 1999 Students show they know how Staff photo from Kim Brent Becky Eavey works on test publication in the graphics arts competition at the Frederick County Career and Technology Center on Monday. By DOUGLAS TALLMAN News-Post Staff A job skills competition Monday gave students a chance to show their mastery at masonry, their command of cosmetology and their adroit auto body repair. About 250 students at the Career and Technology Center participated in the Skills USA Championships, seeking the chance to represent the county at regional, state and national competitions. Business representatives judged the students' work in 19 areas. It was organized by the school's Vocational Industrial Clubs of America chapter. Frank Taylor, a teacher, said the contest had several benefits. "It allows industry to come in and critique the he said. The students learn from the expertise of adults in the field. And the judges get a chance to learn about the programs going on at the center and provide feedback about their needs, he said. The Olympics also provides recognition for student accomplishments. "It really captivates their interests. It's another tool to get them moti- vated to Mr. Taylor said. The contests required the students to put to work skills they'll put to work when they get jobs. For example, the computer-aided contest required students to draw construction diagrams based on a sketch and specifica- tions exactly what they would do at an architectural firm, teacher Clyde LaBrush said. In the electronics competition, students had to assemble a gizmo with red blinking lights and a timer circuit. The job required soldering skills and component identification, said George Brake, electronics teacher at the center. The contest had another big dose of the real world, said Dr. Dave Prophet, the electronics professor at Frederick Community College. "It puts them in an environment where they have to complete some- thing in a given amount of and it has to he said. The graphic arts competition tested students' skills at desktop ing, darkroom work and printing. All the tests would be skills they would use on the job, graphic arts teacher John Augustine said. "There might be higher tech equipment in business, because they have; the money, but the foundation is the Mr. Augustine said. In the auto body competition, students had to punch out a dent, mix paint, and write an estimate. Teacher Frank Damazo called it a "pret- Continued on Page 2 Staff photo by Tim Jacobsen Just sliding by Herb Wolf takes a few laps around in property on Gas House Pike on his cross-country skis. What's going on in the Frederick area Stained Glass classes The City of Frederick Recreation Department offers Stained Glass Classes for beginners and the more experi- rencecL Two beginner classes are scheduled this winter with one starting on Jan. 20, and the other on March 3. Each session lasts for five weeks and costs for for non city residents, all materials are included in the cost. Independent studies classes are offered for those with more experience who would like to work on their own pro- ject These classes meet on Tuesdays and cost non city for four sessions. Participants are responsible for their own materials, but can use equipment at the cen- ter. A stained glass lamp shade class is scheduled to begin on Jan. 21 and will run for eight weeks. The cost for this class is for for non city and does not include materials for the basic panel lamp shade. All classes are held at the William Talley Recreation Center from 7 9 p.m. and are taught by Mark Zarick. For more information, stop by on a class night and talk to the instructor. Red Cross Instructor Course A community first aid and safety instructor course will be offered by the American Red Cross on Monday, Jan. 18 and continuing on the and 27 from 6 -10 p.m. all four evenings. Attendance is mandatory at all four sessions. With this course one acquires the capability to teach all basic Red Cross First Aid and CPR Courses. Participants must be 17 years of age, hold a current Instructor Candidate Certificate, and have successfully completed the Precourse Session consisting of First Aid and CPR skills challenge and knowledge evaluation. The fee is Pre-registration and payment in advance is required. The class is held at the Chapter House at 2 E. Frederick St., Walkersville. Call 662-5131 for more information. Winter rec programs start The Frederick County Bureau of Parks and Recreation will be offering many programs for the winter. Included will be: Kids Conditioning; Square Dance; Mr. Pee Wee Tennis; Basic Aide Training; Community First Aid and CPR; Italian Cooking I and II; American Regional Cooking; Guitar Lessons; Voice Lessons; and Beginning Theater. Call 301-696-2936 for information or stop by to register. Crochet Club The City of Frederick Recreation Department has a Crochet Club that meets on Wednesdays at the William Talley Recreation Center from p.m. Cost for jpar- ticipation is for for non city per class. Participants both beginner and advanced will learn stitch- es and work on various projects. For more information, call 694-1493. Leave your name and number, and the instructor will contact you. Any age is welcome. A farewell for Tom Mitchell The members of Calvary United Methodist Church, 403 S. Main St., Mount Airy will hold "An Evening with to honor Tom Mitchell, former Director of Programs at Calvary. Everyone is invited to attend this program to be held on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. The evening will begin with music and fellowship followed by refreshments and a social hour in the auditorium. A "Memory Book" of special "remembrances" is being compiled. To share a memory, send your "remembrance" to Virginia Norwood, P.O. Box 181, Mount Airy, MD 21771 before Jan. 16. If you plan to attend this event, sign up at the church or call Elizabeth Brown, 301-829-0749; Norma Lee Dennis, 301-829-0104; Betty Kelt, 301-829-1362 or Jeff Taylor, 301- Continued on Page 2 This is a partial list of community events in and around the Frederick County area. A complete list appears every Monday and Thursday in The Frederick News-Post vv lEWSFAPESr NEWSPAPER! ;