Bridgewater College Choirs Will Perform At Church

Neighbors/Ferndale/Linthicum

March 17, 1992|By Rosalie M. Falter

Friendship Church of the Brethren will be filled with joyful sounds on March 27 when musicians from Bridgewater College perform.

The Bridgewater College Concert Choir, a 45-member ensemble, will cover five centuries of choral literature, from traditional to contemporary, including gospel hymns and spirituals. Also performing that evening will be the Bridgewater College Chorale and Handbell Choir.

The 24-member chorale is preparing for its second European tour in three years. In May 1990, the chorale performed in Poland, Czechoslovakia and Austria. This May, following commencement on May 10, the chorale will leave on a 17-day tour of Poland, Germany and France.

The handbell choir is composed of members of the concert choir and isdirected by Betsy Bechtel of Hollidaysburg, Pa.

The concert choirand the chorale are directed by Jesse E. Hopkins Jr., associate professor of music at Bridgewater, where he is director of choral activities and a teacher of voice and music.

Bridgewater College, which is affiliated with the Church of the Brethren, is a private, four-yearliberal arts college in the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

The concert is at 7:30 p.m. in the church hall at 217 Mansion Road,off Nursery Road, in Linthicum.

The community is invited to attend.

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A flea market and craft show, sponsored by the Ferndale Community Club, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 5 at the club hall on Fifth Avenue.

Get your spring cleaning done, help dispose of your unneeded things and make some money at the same time.

Rent a table indoors for $7.50, or bring your own table for an outdoorspace for $5.

The show will have some of the same popular vendorsof previous years. There will be a bake table and hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be sold.

To reserve a table or space, call JudyRoberson at 636-3479 and leave a message.

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Linthicum Elementary School is having a visitation day for parents who would like to see their kindergarten children at work.

Parents may visit today between 9 and 10 a.m., for morning kindergarten, or from 1 to 2 p.m. forafternoon kindergarten.

Students from kindergarten through sixth grade are getting ready for the Linthicum Elementary Science Fair.

All science fair projects should be brought to school on March 23 and will be on display in the Media Center on March 24-26.

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The last day to order Easter flowers and fruit from North County High School Band students is March 23.

They are selling an assortment of spring flowers with prices ranging from $3 to $20.

The fruit sale includes cases of grapefruit ($16), Valencia oranges ($17) and a mixedcase ($16.50).

You can give your order to a band student, or callthe school office at 859-5400. The flowers and fruit will be delivered to your home by band students the week before Easter.

The students are raising money for their trip to Disney World, where the band will participate in competitions.

A parents meeting will be held tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the band room.

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This is the second seasonthe Andover Apaches are sponsoring a girl's lacrosse program for girls ages 8 through 15. Practice is in progress. The season begins in April and runs through the beginning of May.

Girls can register at the Apache Fieldhouse on Andover Road in Linthicum any Monday or Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m., and on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Registration for the program is $25.

Call George Sauble at 859-1632 for more information.

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The Linthicum Heights United Methodist Men's annual ham and oyster dinner will take place at 200 School Lane on Saturday between 4 and 7 p.m.

The menu also includes sweet potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, apple sauce, cake, coffee and a cold drink.

Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children, and may be purchasedfrom any of the members or at the door.

For more information, call John Wagner at 859-0938 or Bill Wilson at 850-4184.

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The Linthicum Heights Homemakers will have a business meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane. Members should bring a covered dish for lunch at noon. There is a$2 fee for guests.

For further information, please call Vivian Zold at 859-1724.

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The Woodlawn Heights Community Association's monthly meeting will take place March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the FerndaleLinthicum Senior Center, 7205 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.

Yearly dues of $5 will be accepted. The association is also accepting donations of $15 per household for the gypsy moth spraying planned for this spring.

Ellie Sobiski, publicity chairwoman, says the association had a great turnout last month when representatives from the Maryland Transit Authority discussed plans for landscaping along the light rail line.

President Roy Shatt also spoke on the association's opposition to the proposed detention center on Ordinance Road.

For further information, please call Shatt at 766-8547.

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The District 32 Democratic Club will have a dinner meeting Thursday at the FerndaleFire Hall. Dinner is $4 and starts at 7 p.m. President Lucy Decker will conduct a business meeting at 8 p.m.

After the meeting, everyone is invited to stay and enjoy a St. Patrick's Day dance. A disc jockey will provide the music.

Guests are welcome. For more information, please call Earle Bopp at 859-1719.

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