Library Has Special Events For Children This Summer

Neighbors/Odenton, Ft. Meade, Gambrills

June 26, 1991|By Vicki Wellford

Whether the temperature outside is sunny and hot or rainy, the fun still goes on at the county libraries.

Children are invited to see an excerpt from the Disney film "Tron," about a video game that comesto life, at library branches this summer.

The movie program, which will include a visit from the library's mascot, Chester the reading dog, is one of the special events in the library's Summer Reading Program.

Attendance is free and open to children entering grades one to six in the fall. Registration is not required for the hour-long show, but seating is limited and will be available on a first come first served basis.

For the convenience ofparents, a special story time for preschoolers is scheduled to run concurrently with the movie program. Preschoolers are invited to enjoyOdenton's own professional story teller, Jorja Davis.

This special presentation will be at 6 and 7:30 p.m., July 9 at the Odenton branch, 1270 Odenton Road.

Other branch library shows locations in thearea are at 6 and 7:30 p.m. July 18 at the Crofton Branch, 1657 Crofton Centre and at 2 and 3 p.m. July 24 at the Provinces Branch, 2624 Annapolis Road.


The weeklong 36th annual national convention of the Organ Historical Society will stop at an Odenton church July 7as part of its tours of organs made by Baltimore companies.

Convention members and guests have been invited to an open house at Epiphany Episcopal Church from 1 to 5 p.m. to view the Pomplitz-Rodewald Organ (1859), which was recently restored for Epiphany by Richard Howell and Cameron Coe.

Everyone is invited.


"New Song," an eight-member singing group from Geneva College, will present a concert at 11 a.m. Sunday at Faith Community Church.

The group is travelingthough the North East, Middle Atlantic and Midwestern states from June through August.

New Song presents a program based on the Bible,singing from the Psalms and the New Testament. The Psalms are set tocontemporary melodies and are sung without accompaniment.

They also present a powerful musical, "The New Connection," written by Ken Medema.

Geneva College, a Christian liberal arts college and a ministry of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America, is in Beaver Falls, Pa.

Faith Community Church is on Route 3 North at Waugh Chapel Road in Gambrills. The public is invited.

For more information, call Pastor Ed Regensburg at 672-3698.

*The Imaginations Majorette and Drum Corps will sponsor a flea market, craft sale and fun day, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church at the corner of Odenton Road and Route 170.

Space is available for $10. Flea market items crafts, games for the children and refreshments will be available.

For more information or to rent space call 674-5644 or 672-3539.


The next meeting of the Odenton Heritage Society will be today at 10 a.m. at the Odenton branch library.

The guest speaker will be Al Luckenbach, a county archaeologist.

Membership is not required to attend any meeting.


Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church in Millersville celebrates it's 100th year anniversary Sunday.

The theme of the celebration is "As WeGather Together, We Grow Together." It will be celebrated immediately following the 12:15 p.m. mass in the church hall on Cecil Avenue.

Past and present parishioners are invited to attend. A picture and photo display detailing the origin of the church and it's relation toMillersville, Odenton, Gambrills, Crofton and Severna Park will be set up.

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