Food for the body and food for the spirit, that's what you will find at the Ferndale United Methodist Church, Hollins Ferry and Ferndale roads, on Saturday.
A covered-dish dinner, singing, music and a one-man performance of St.
Peter is being sponsored by the Men and Women's clubs of the church.
Admission is a contribution to the food table: an entree, salad or dessert.
The meal will be served from 5 to 6:15 p.m., with singing and music by Ken and Linda Murphy from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
"A Portrayal of Peter" will begin at 7 p.m. Ken Steward, a resident of Takoma Park, has delivered the message of St. Peter 72 times in six states.
He narrates Scripture in his performance.
Steward also has portrayed Robert Strawbridge, the first preacher of Wesleyan Methodism in Colonial America.
Faye Deli, President of the Women's Club, says the public is invited.
For more information, call 766-9220.
* The Patapsco Valley American Association of Retired Persons, Chapter 3850, will have its next meeting tomorrow at St. Christopher's Church Hall, 116 Marydell Road in Linthicum. A social hour with refreshments will begin at noon. The program begins at 12:45 p.m., followed by the business meeting at 1:30 p.m..
Guests for the program will be students from West Germany. The two boys and one girl now attending Towson State University will share with the group their impressions of the United States. They also will talk about their homeland and share their thoughts on the reunification of Germany.
Home, family and national differences will be discussed.
The Patapsco Valley AARP meets the fourth Wednesday of every month. This is a large group, with over 200 members. Five years ago, the group started with 12 people. Besides Linthicum and Ferndale, members are drawn from Brooklyn Park, Pasadena and Severna Park.
The Notables, an entertainment group in the unit, is comprised of 38 members. Led by director and accompanist Charles Haslup, they entertain at approximately 20 shows a year.
Last night they visited the Hammonds Lane Nursing Center and entertained the residents with a musical variety show. The very talented group sang barber shop, folk and patriotic renditions.
Wednesday, Oct. 31, they will travel to Odenton to present their Halloween Show at the O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road. This will be an especially enjoyable show, as The Notables are all going in costume.
Contact Charles Haslup at 859-1850 for more information on the club.
* The Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights will conduct a "Wine & Cheese Party" from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the clubhouse, 110 North Hammonds Ferry Road.
Guest speaker for the affair will be Olin Yoder, an educator in the Anne Arundel County School System. Yoder's topic will be "It Beats Plowing," a humorous look at his being named "Educator of the Year" in our county.
Sounds like a fun-filled evening.
Coffee and desserts will be served. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased by calling 859-1742.
Club members are busy preparing for the annual 'Holly Mart," set for 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane. Mark your calendar for this traditional event.
* "Everyone Loves a Parade," or so the saying goes. Traditionally, a Halloween parade includes some ghosts and witches, but this year they may be joined by a few Ninja Turtles.
Children in kindergarten through third grade at Hilltop Elementary School in Ferndale will be participating in Halloween Day festivities Oct.
31. They will parade through each of the upper-grade classrooms and school office, then to the outside and around the building, where their parents can see them. All children in school will then have a party, with treats, in their classrooms.
* The Anne Arundel County Optimist Club is sponsoring a party and parade at 6 p.m. Halloween Night at Overlook Elementary School, 401 Hampton Road in North Linthicum. Children in the community are invited to the school's multipurpose room for an evening of fun. Prizes and ribbons will be awarded for costumes.
Each child will receive a goodie bag and soda.
Overlook is off to a good start collecting pink register tapes from Giant Food stores to get free Apple 2E computers, printers and software through the supermarket's "Apples for the Students" Partnership for Education program.
"This is a great program," said Principal Wayne Bark. "Giant gives our school the opportunity to get free Apple computers in our classrooms."
Apple computers are the most widely used educational computer.
Overlook hopes parents and the community will help support this project by sending their Giant register tapes to school with their children or by dropping them off at the office, 401 Hampton Road, Linthicum.
Diane Shelsby, chairman of the school project, won't mind at all having lots and lots of pink tapes to count before the campaign ends next March 2.