Bring On Independence Day, It's Too Cold In Crofton

Neighbors/Crofton

March 17, 1992|By Sue Haller

I can't take it any more. I want to know which one of you winter-loving people wished that great spring weather away?

My spring flowers are out, and they are not too happy. Neither are the robins.

Please, Mother Nature, bring back the warm weather.

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The Crofton Civic Association and the Crofton Kiwanis Club know it's difficult to think of Independence Day when it's only March.

But plans are being made for the community's July Fourth celebration. Officialsare working on the details of a parade, and the Kiwanians have been asked to run the midway at Crofton Elementary School.

Information:721-1121 or 721-2301.

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There will be a county budget meeting at Crofton Elementary School at 7:30 p.m. March 25. Now is the the time speak out and tell the budget planners how you feel. So mark your calendar, and plan on lending your support to Crofton and its future.

The Greater Crofton Jaycees has been re-established. The first meeting is 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Crofton Town Hall.

Information:(301) 627-8913.

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The Crofton Association of Retired Persons will conduct its 20th anniversary luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 25 at Kaufmann's Restaurant in Gambrills.

Following a social hour, Sammy Ross will provide entertainment during lunch.

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TheBowie-Crofton Significant Others Support Group for Multiple Sclerosis will meet from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Church of the Redeemer, 7300 Race Track Road in Bowie.

The group meets the third Friday of each month and is open to spouses, friends and relatives of someone with multiple sclerosis.

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The Care and Share Support-Discussion Group for parents of young children (ages 3 to 6) will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays for eight weeks, beginning April 9, at Anne Arundel Health Education Center in Annapolis.

Parents can meet and exchange information about discipline, sibling rivalry, transition, and pre-school experiences.

Children will enjoy a supervised group experience.

To register, call 721-7719.

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Parents and Children Together Inc., a non-profit parenting center, is offering a discussion group for parents of 8- to 18-month-old babies.

The program will run from 9:30 to 11 a.m., beginning April 8, at 1657 Crofton Parkway.

Parents will learn about socializing, sleep, nutrition and limit-setting techniques.

To register or for more information, call 721-7719.

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The Association for Gifted and Talented Youth will meet at 7:15 p.m. March 26 at Crofton Middle School, Route 424.

Guest speakers will be Andrew Meyer, Anne Arundel Community College's assistant dean of continuing education, and Chris Mona, the college's curriculum specialist in art.

Meetings are open to the public.

For more information, call 721-9595.

If you have information for this column, I would like to list your events. Please call Sue Haller, 721-4734 or 261-0196.

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