The Greater Dundalk Jaycees will sponsor a benefit baseball card show and sale on Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dundalk American Legion Post 38, 3300 Dundalk Ave. A $1 donation is asked at the door. Orioles player Scott McGregor is scheduled to attend to sign autographs for $2 donations. All proceeds will go toward the Jimmie Richards Fund. He's a local 16-year-old who has been battling cancer for the last three years, and the community has mobilized to raise funds for his care. For more information about this or other fund-raisers to help Jimmie, call (301) 477-6872.
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Larry McMurtry will deliver the 15th annual G. Harry Pouder Lecture on Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. in Shriver Hall on the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins University. The lecture is free and open to the public. McMurtry, whose work spans four decades, is the author of many stories that have found their way to the screen, including "Lonesome Dove," which became a CBS Television miniseries; "Horseman, Pass By" which was filmed as "Hud"; and "The Last Picture Show." Maryland's "Most Beautiful People" award winners for 1991 have been named. The 24 winners chosen from among 2,000 nominees will be honored Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at St. John's College auditorium in Annapolis at a free ceremony. To obtain tickets, call (301) 974-3085. Winners in our area include: Nabil Karim of Baltimore; Fred J. Dvorak Jr. of Baltimore County; Angela G. Bowersox of Carroll County; Stanley and Ethel Bird of Harford County; Patricia Finnegan of Howard County; and Janet L. Emmons of Anne Arundel County.