The band plays jazz, dixieland, ragtime and rhythm and blues.
The Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights will have its 14th annual Prayer Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, in the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane.
Guest speaker for the program will be the Rev. McCarl Roberts, a Methodist minister and executive director of the Maryland Bible Society. He is a graduate ofthe Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and the Wesley TheologicalSeminary in Washington, D.C.
FOR THE RECORD - Yesterday's Anne Arundel County Sun incorrectly listed the date of an upcoming concert. The Sounds of New Orleans will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at North County High. The concert is sponsored by the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum.
The theme of the Rev. Roberts' "Magic With a Message" presentation will be "The Bible Tells Me So; Jesus'Message Reaching Out To a Needy World."
Guest soloist will be soprano Amy Brown. Brown studied voice at Penn State University and was in the University Choir and Touring Choir there. She has lived in this area for the past seven years and sings with the Contemporary Ensemble at her church, St. Matthias in Lanham.
She also performs at weddings, baptisms and variety shows and sings with the Parkway Chorale.
Clergy from area churches are invited. The program is open to the community, but seating is limited. For ticket information, call 859-3308 or 859-0197 no later than Friday, March 8.
Cost of the breakfast is $4. Proceeds will be donated to Sarah's House, a shelter for the homeless in Anne Arundel County.
* Everyone is invited to join together for the World Day of Prayer at 11 a.m. Friday at the BrooklynHeights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave. -- one block Eastof Ritchie Highway -- in Brooklyn Park.
This is sponsored by Church Women United, an organization of women of different religious denominations. In this area, members come from 15 churches in Linthicum, Ferndale and Brooklyn.
Women all over the world will be gathering together at the same time on Friday to pray for world peace. The program is the same all over and this year has been planned by the women of Kenya, Africa. The topic will be "On the Journey Together." Two soloists will provide special music for the occasion.
Those attending are asked to bring a contribution for the covered dish luncheon that will follow the service. Reservations are not required. The turnoutusually is large, with between about 150 and 200 men, women and children expected.
* The Performing Arts Association of Linthicum will present the fourth concert of its ninth season at 8 p.m. Saturday. This program features The Sounds of New Orleans, which will perform on the stage of North County High School, in the old Andover High School building.
This Dixieland band is one of the oldest established bands on Bourbon Street. Members play a full range of great New Orleans jazz standards, Dixieland, ragtime and rhythm and blues.
Rene Nett, the featured performer with The Sounds of New Orleans, has performed with Al Hirt and Pete Fountain and appeared on the Lawrence Welk Show. He also has fronted the band on tours of the United States, Europe and South America.
Some of the tunes PAAL subscribers will hear include "Basin Street Blues," "Summertime," "St. James Infirmary" and, of course, "When the Saints Go Marching In."
Also featured at the concert will be an art exhibit by Susan Casey Scharling, a local artist known for her portraits. She currently has an exhibition of her watercolors at the McBride Gallery in Annapolis.
Come join PAAL for an exciting evening.
Parking for the event is free, well-lightedand handicapped accessible. PAAL concerts are partially funded by the Anne Arundel County Commission on Culture and the Arts and the Maryland State Arts Council.
For more information contact Eloise Vaughn at 859-8047 or Pat Breidenbach at 859-8304.
* The Arundel Cooperative Nursery School has scheduled an Open House for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16. Teacher Michele Hampe will review the program offered for both 3- and 4-year-olds.
Board members will be available to answer questions concerning the school's requirements. The Arundel nursery school is a co-op, meaning parent involvement is required. It is certified by the state.
The 3-year old program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 3 p.m. The 4-year old program meets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the same times.
The Arundel Cooperative Nursery is located in the Peace Lutheran Church, 416Wellham Ave., Ferndale.
For information, call Pam Fetsko at 760-6293 or Robin Woodward at 437-9419.
Last week I gave the incorrect sponsor for the Pancake Breakfast set for 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Ferndale Firehouse, 4 S. Broadview Blvd.
The fund-raiser is being sponsored by the Anne Arundel Alarmers Association. The cost is $3 and includes all the pancakes you want, sausage, coffee and tomato or orange juice. Eggs and extra sausage will be available.
Tickets will be sold at the door.
* The North County High School Drama Club will put on three one-act plays in the school's auditorium at 7 p.m. Thursday.