Clear blue skies have been ordered -- at least 30 minutes' worth -- for Lake Shore Youth Baseball's opening day tomorrow.
It won't be the show that went on at Oriole Park. President Bush won't be there to toss out the first ball, and the governor won't be attending.
But if you're around, Governor, stop by. No sky boxes or media crush, just a large contingent of Pasadena youngsters marching in the Lake Shore Youth Baseball opening day parade.
More than 500 kids, their coaches, the Chesapeake High School Marching Band, vehicles fromLake Shore Volunteer Fire Department and local dignitaries will be participating in the 30-minute community celebration.
Marchers willassemble at Lake Shore Elementary and proceed east on Mountain Road to North Shore Drive and opening-day ceremonies at Looper's Field.
County police will close Mountain Road from 9 to 9:30 a.m. between North Shore Drive and School House Lane.
The Chelsea Beach Residents' Association is sponsoring its annual spring carnival through April 18 at Brumwell's Flea Market on Mountain Road.
With tons of rides and concessions, the carnival will be open from 6 to 10 p.m. onweekdays and from 2 to 11 p.m. on Saturdays, weather permitting. Special ride prices are offered from 2 to 6 p.m. tomorrow and April 18.
Due to county regulations, visitors must use Artic Drive for parking, which is accessible from Mountain and Magothy Beach roads.
It's pasta time again at Pasadena United Methodist Church, 61 Ritchie Highway. Boy Scout Troop 346 is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner from4:30 to 6 p.m. tomorrow.
The all-you-can-eat menu includes spaghetti, bread, beverage, dessert and a full salad bar. Carryouts are available.
Tickets -- available at the door -- are $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 3 to 12. Youngsters under 3 will be served without charge.
Parents of students at Jacobsville and Fort Smallwood elementary schools are invited to attend a special upcoming viewing of a video titled "AIDS -- What Do We Tell the Children?" at 7:30 p.m. April 13 in the me
dia center at Jacobsville Elementary. An open discussion will follow the presentation, led by Carolyn Keenen, school guidance counselor.
"Since this is a topic of much concern in our lives presently, and because we want our youngsters to be best prepared to avoid any contact with this dreaded disease, I personallyfeel that we cannot be too prepared to help our children," Keenen said.
Those interested in attending should call the school at 255-1394 for reservations.
Contact Keenen if you cannot attend the presentation. She will arrange future viewing dates.
The American Red Cross is sponsoring a community CPR course from 6 to 10 p.m. April 27 and 30 at Sunset Elementary School.
The cost is $18, and you must attend both evening sessions to receive certification.
Due tofacility limitations and class content, no children will be allowed.
For more details, call the Red Cross at 760-9600.
Mountain Road Kiwanis Club recently celebrated its 40th anniversary charter night with a gala celebration at the Empire Towers in Glen Burnie.
Chairman Howard Lohorn presented charter members Joel Oakey, HillaryLee Stallings and the Rev. Ernest Twigg with their original membership applications.
"Rev. Twigg spoke on how we started way back in 1952 and on our American heritage, citing principles set forth by our forefathers that have been abandoned," said Kiwanis spokesman Robert Baxter.
The evening also included reminiscences of past Kiwanis events and a photo display of club programs, arranged by Lohorn.
The Long Point Garden Club invites you to attend its annual luncheon and bingo party starting at 11 a.m. April 15 at Long Point Hall.
Admission is $5 and includes a hot-and-cold buffet, salads, dessertsand beverages. Participants also receive one bingo card. More cards are available.
Proceeds will benefit the club's community projects.
The Stoney Creek Democratic Club invites you to attend several upcoming events during April.
From 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, the club will have its club party, featuring food and refreshments with music provided by Al Baitch, all for $6 per person.
A Nite at the Races will be returning to the club from 8 p.m. to midnight, April 24. Admission is $5.
A political committee fund-raiser will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. April 26. Tickets are $8 and include a steamed shrimpplatter, with music provided by the Twiliters.
Information: call Charles Michaels at 437-9821.