The Patapsco Valley American Association of Retired Persons 3850 hasa lot to report this month.
The lunch-bunch group will not meet this month or next. The next gathering will be on March 17 for a St. Patrick's Day lunch at the Beltway Restaurant.
For further information, call Bim Wheeler at 859-1499.
CharlesHaslup, director of the Notables, reports that the group successfully completed its fifth year of entertainment programs at the end of December and will take a much-needed vacation through February.
Under Haslup's direction, the group prepares several programs a year thatit presents to other senior groups and clubs.
The Notables also entertain at several area nursing homes. They receive a warm welcome from the residents each time they perform.
In honor of Ruth Hoffman, one of the original members and first treasurer of AARP 3850, the group is presenting $150 in music scholarships to three students at Towson State University for the spring semester.
Recipients of the scholarships will appear as guest artists during the Notables' spring season.
An executive board meeting of AARP 3850 will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Christopher's church hall, 116 Marydell Road, Linthicum.
If you are a member of AARP 3850, be sure to attendthe monthly meeting next Wednesday, Jan. 22.
The noon social hourwill be followed by a program about foreign cuisine and customs.
Ray SanJuon, owner of Fox Field International Travel Agency on Nursery Road, will give a cooking demonstration on Philippino food and share some of the customs of the country. SanJuon will be accompanied by his wife, Dora, and other members of his company.
AARP hopes to have a representative from Holland America Lines present to answer questions on cruise life.
The Rev. Susan Duchesneau, pastor of the Ferndale United Methodist Church, will be participating in the GlenBurnie Ministerium's luncheon and Service of Christan Unity from noon to 1 p.m. tomorrow.
Many denominations and churches in the Ferndale, Linthicum and Glen Burnie areas are participating in the ecumenical service at Holy Trinity Parish Hall and Church, 7434 Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard.
Rev. Ruth Smith, pastor of The Community Churchof God, will deliver the sermon, "Behold, I Am With You Always."
Members of St. Bernadette's Parish will prepare the luncheon. The cost is $2, and tickets can be purchased at the door.
The Linthicum Heights Homemakers will have its first meeting of the new year at10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church,200 School Lane.
The scheduled speaker is Jane Strong from Sarah's House, the homeless shelter at Fort Meade.
A short business meeting will be conducted to plan the monthly programs.
The Homemakershave a new slate of officers for 1992: Bessie Hidey, president; Virginia Voit, vice president; Gladys Schmidt, secretary; Gerri Seidling,treasurer; and Virginia Booth, parliamentarian.
The group meets the third Thursday of each month. New members are welcome.
For information, call Vivian Zold at 869-1724.
The Woodlawn Heights Community Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center, 7205 Baltimore-AnnapolisBoulevard.
If you are a resident of the Woodlawn Heights area youare welcome to join.
For information, call Roy Shatt at 766-8547.
Wheelchairs are available for handicapped people who would like to attend services at St. Philip Neri Parish.
Ramp and parkingspaces for the handicapped are at the rear of the church.
Home visits can be scheduled for those unable to come to church.
To arrange for a wheelchair or home visits, call the rectory at 859-0571.
Meetings for parents of children wishing to receive First Holy Communion this spring will take place from 6:50 to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 27 and 29 and Feb. 3 and 5. St. Philip is at 6405 Orchard Road, Linthicum.
For additional information, call the directorof religious education at 859-0249.
The Linthicum branch of the county Public Library will observe National Book Week from Jan. 19 to 25.
A special exhibit will emphasize the joy and importance of reading for all ages.
An art exhibit by area elementary school students will be on display through the month.
The Linthicum library is at the intersection of Shipley and Hammonds Ferry roads.
It is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 9 p.m.; Fridays from1 to 5 p.m.; and Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For information, call 222-6265.
Rosalie M. Falter-Phone: 859-3569