You have until this evening to pick up the phone and order your lunch for Friday; otherwise you will miss out on a delicious "Crab Cake Carry-Out Luncheon."
This annual event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women of the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church. The $6 ticket gets you a broiled crab cake, slaw, potato salad, roll, pickle and cake. Pickup time is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
Tickets must be bought in advance. Please call Doris Mellor at 859-1887.
Proceeds will go to the group's many worthwhile activities.
Get ready to shop for treasures and bargains at the Christian Women's Fellowship of Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church's first indoor flea market, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday in Fellowship Hall and Room 111. Refreshments will be sold by the youth, and there will be a bake table and white elephant table.
The church is at 200 School Lane in Linthicum, off Camp Meade Road. Plenty of parking is available.
Nancy McCarsky, executive director of the Anne Arundel County Literacy Council will speak to the members of the American Association of Retired Persons 3850 tomorrow at the monthly meeting at St. Christopher's Church Hall.
A social hour with refreshments will start at noon. The program begins at 12:45 p.m., followedby the business meeting at 1:30 p.m.
The 38 members of the local AARP entertainment group, the Notables, have been meeting every week preparing their new spring show.
They have a full calendar of engagements lined up. At 10 a.m. on Friday they will entertain children and grandparents at "Grandparents Day" at Richard Henry Lee ElementarySchool in Glen Burnie.
They will also take their show to the Crofton Convalescent Center at 2 p.m. on Sunday to entertain the residents.
The Woodlawn Heights Community Association is having a meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center, 7205 Baltimore & Annapolis Blvd.
The club has decided to spray the area for gypsy moths and is accepting donations to offset the cost. The amount of $15 per household will be accepted at the meeting or it can be mailed to: Ginny Glover, WHCA, 26 Mapledale Ave., Glen Burnie 21061.
For questions regarding the club or the spraying, pleasecall Roy Shatt, president, at 766-8547.
Blue ribbons and cash awards were presented to the winners of the annual Youth Art Contest sponsored by the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights at its monthly meeting last Tuesday.
The winners are students at Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School or North County High.
Class I category (grades six-eight): Tim Ham, first place, for "Astrology," a lino-print; Jason Benedict, second place, for "The Animals," a tempera; Chris Benson,third place, for "Zero Gravity," a tempera.
Class II category (grades nine-12): Randy Franz, first place, for "Duck Drawing," a water color; John Farrow, second place, for "Old Man," a pencil drawing; Janet Robinson, third place, for "Still Life."
Randy Franz and Tim Ham received honorable mention for their work at the Southern Districtlevel of the Maryland Federation of Woman's Clubs.
Contest judgeswere Anne Yakaitis and Treeva Pippen.
The club's annual flower show took place in the afternoon. The winners were: Jo Anne Owens, first place; Marcy Wingate, second place; and Joan Childs, third place. Honorable mentions went to Marge Holmes and Pat Barrows for their entries.
Maude Sauerhammer and Marge Smith were the judges.
It alsowas announced at the meeting that $375, the proceeds from the March prayer breakfast, would be given to Sarah's House, a home for battered women and their children.
Hilltop Elementary School in Ferndale and Linthicum Elementary School will have summer playground programs offered by the County Department of Recreation and Parks.
Theprogram is for boys and girls age 5 1/2 to 12. Children must be 6 byDec. 31 to participate. The playground program will operate Monday through Friday, June 29 through Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Activities will vary from sports to arts and crafts to indoor/outdoor games. The lunch period is supervised, but children are required to provide their own lunch and drink. No transportation is provided to or from the playground. The registration fee is $60 per child for six weeks.
Applications are available at the school offices. Forms also will be available after May 20 in the Linthicum library and there will be a countywide mailing after that date.
Space is limited in theprogram. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information, call the county Recreation and Parks Department at 222-3600.