Children from 3 to 12 years of age are invited to attend a holiday tree-trimming party at the Linthicum Library at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Hear stories, sing songs and see the movie "Christmas Cracker." Then join in the fun and make paper decorations to trim the tree in the children's room.
The library is at Shipley and Hammonds Ferry roads. If more information is needed, please call 222-6265.
The Sanctuary Choir of Linthicum Baptist Church will give a performance at the Marley Station Mall at 2 p.m. Sunday. They will be singing the Christmas cantata, "Unto Us a Child is Born."
The choir will also present the cantata at the church, 611 S. Camp Meade Road, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 22. Everyone is invited.
For more information, call the church office at 766-0204.
The North County High School Guidance Department invites parents and students in all grade levels to attend a Financial Aid Night in the Media Center at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The director of financial aid from Loyola College and a representative from Signet Bank will present an overview of the financial aid process and the steps necessary to apply for aid.
For additional information, contact Barbara Uricheck at 859-5400, Ext. 233.
Weekly bingo games are sponsored by the North Glen Improvement Association every Monday from 7:30 to 10:45 p.m. at the association's hall, Furnace BranchRoad and Wellham Avenue.
Admission is $5. Specials are offered and refreshments are sold. Profits go toward the maintenance of the building.
The North Glen Democratic Club meets tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the North Glen Association Hall. The meeting date was changedto avoid a conflict with the holidays.
The business meeting will be conducted by newly-elected president Tom Dixon. Other officers forthe new year are: Bellie Lamm, vice president; Kathy Paddy, secretary; Skip Stokes, treasurer; and Blaine Miller, sergeant at arms. SocksBollinger, Jim Earle and Mary Paddy are new members on the board of directors.
Club dues are $6. Members in good standing are invited to a free Christmas party, including dinner and dancing, at 8 p.m. Dec. 20.
For additional information, call Ray Paddy at 761-2066.
Most of us have heard of Our Daily Bread, the facility in Baltimore that helps feed the homeless. St. Philip Neri Parish in Linthicumsets aside the third Sunday of every month to collect donations for the facility.
If anyone would like to help those less fortunate, donations will be accepted Sunday. A van will be parked on the back parking lot of the church, 6405 Orchard Road, until 9:30 a.m. to receive fruit and desserts.
Our Daily Bread also has a special wish list, and the following articles would be most appreciated: sugar, brown lunch bags, paper towels, tea bags, iced tea, powdered drink mix, kidney beans, jelly, tomatoes, napkins and dish detergent. These can be dropped off on Sunday morning, too. Cash donations will be accepted.
Call the church rectory at 859-0571 for additional information.
There will be a Children's Parish Christmas Party at St. Philip's School Hall from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy a fun afternoon as a family. There will be entertainment, refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus.
Overlook Elementary School students will be entertained by a holiday program, "Holiday Follies," at 1 p.m. tomorrow. Students in the afternoon kindergarten, parents and preschoolers are invited to attend.
Students in Lillie Walker's second-grade class, Irene Wieneke's second-grade class, Frances Seman's third-grade class and Pat Riggin's p.m. kindergarten class will perform along with the band and fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade chorus.
Students will repeat the program at the Parent Teachers Association meeting at 7 p.m.
You haven't bought your Christmas tree yet? The Anne Arundel Alarmers has a good selection of live trees they are selling as a fund raiser. Scotch pines, fraser firs and balsam pines are for sale on the lot next to the Ferndale FireDepartment and on the parking lot of Northway Liquors on Veterans Highway near Old Mill Road.
The Alarmers will be selling the trees every day from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Anyone who purchases a tree is eligible to enter a drawing for a 20-pound turkey.
Parents are invited to join the students of Ferndale Elementary School at 2:30 p.m.Monday for the school spirit day assembly. Awards will be given for attendance, to the Math Facts Club and to those students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or greater.
Students and teachers will be wearing the school colors that day: red, white and blue.
Travelers passing through BWI between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. tomorrow will be entertained by some home-grown talent from Linthicum Elementary School. Part of the chorus will be singing Christmas music and decorating a tree in the main concourse of the airport. The chorus is under the direction of Judy Jaques.
The full chorus, instrumentalists and strings will give a Christmas concert for Linthicum Elementary students at 1:30 p.m. Friday.
* Parents of Linthicum Elementary School kindergarten pupils and third- and fifth-graders are reminded of a vision and hearing screening on Dec. 17 and 18.
TheNotables, an entertainment group of the Patapsco Valley American Association of Retired Persons 3850, is on the road with its Christmas show.
The group will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 for the Amos Lodge at the Church of the Good Shephard in Severna Park.
The Bethesda-Chevy Chase AARP will hear the Notables at noon on Dec. 19.
The Notables will lend a hand when the residents of the Meridian Nursing Center, Hammonds Lane and Robinwood Road, put on their talent show at noon on Dec. 20.
The group takes their show to the Catonsville Meridian Nursing Center at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27.
For information, call Charles Haslup at 859-1850.