Baseball season is now in full swing, and 200 youngsters are planning to march in the Fort Smallwood Optimists' annual Little League parade at 9 a.m tomorrow.
Marchers will assemble at VFW Post 2462, 1720 Bayside Beach Road, and march to Cory Park, adjacent to Fort Smallwood Elementary School.
Joining the T-ball, softball and hardball players and coaches are the Chesapeake High School Marching Band, the Pasadena Kadettes Majorette and Drum Corps, VFW Post 2462 and Auxiliary Color Guard and the Riviera Beach Volunteer Fire Company. Ronald McDonald will make a special appearance. The Maryland state police K-9 Corps and the Pasadena Kadettes also will demonstrate their skills.
Games will begin at 11 a.m., and the new concession stand will have its grand opening, serving food and refreshments throughout the day.
Enjoy an action-packed day of free fun and entertainment as Lake Shore Youth Baseball sponsors its annual "Thank You Pasadena" family day from 9 a.m to 4:30 p.m. May 16 at Looper's Field, off North Shore Road.
"We have special events happening every hour, plus Pony League games being played all day long," said LSYBB spokesman Ginny Stephans.
All events are free and open to the community.
At 10 a.m., former Oriole pitcher Kevin Hickey, will talk with fans and sign autographs.
At 11 a.m. on Field 3, an all-star team of LSYBB managers and coaches will challenge those TV Hill sluggers from WJZ-TV in a softball contest.
Over on field No. 2 at noon, two former Oriole greats, Paul Blair and John Stefero, will sign autographs.
The weekend getaway drawing will take place at 1 p.m., while at the same time on Field 5, BATT Inc. will conduct a baseball clinic, demonstrating fundamentals.
At 1:30 p.m., the County Police K-9 Corps will put on a show on field No. 1.
Managers, coaches and athletes' mothers will get their chance to show off their skills when the family games begin at 2:30 p.m.
Along with the special activities, youngsters can clock their fastballs at the radar gun booth, use the batting cages or test their accuracy at the dunking booth.
Food and refreshments, including pit beef and pork from Beefalo Bob's, will be sold all day.
Downs Park will sponsor Lake Shore Rotary Club's annual 5K Fun Run and One-Mile Walk at 8 a.m. May 16.
The $7 entry fee includes a T-shirt and a chance of winning a bevy of door prizes donated by local businesses.
Gates will open at 7 a.m. Entry forms will be accepted at the pavilion until race time. Advance registration forms are available at the park.
Rotarians are expecting another great turnout (more than 100 people participated last year). Proceeds will benefit the Rev. Jim Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Want more details? Call Ron Hutchinson, 437-8477, or Downs Park, 222-6230.
Learn more about the Chesapeake Womens' Club's community activities at an upcoming informational meeting at 7:30 p.m. May 13 at the Eastern District Police Station on Mountain Road.
The club also will have its regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. May 13. New officers will be elected.
For more details, call 437-1376.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church is sponsoring a Bull Roast and Dance to benefit the building fund from 6 to 11 p.m. June 6 at
Tickets are $15 and are available after Sunday worship services or by calling the church office at 255-4141.
With the end of the school year upon us, several school organizations are planning elections of new officers for the 1992-1993 school year.
The Northeast High School PTSA is still accepting nominations for several offices and committee chair positions for next year. Elections are scheduled for 7 p.m. May 26.
To place your hat in the ring, just call the school at 437-6400.
The Chesapeake High School Athletic Boosters will elect new officers at 7 p.m. Monday in the school cafeteria.
Nominations are still being accepted, so give John Perrone a call at 647-1740.
The Jacobsville Elementary School PTA will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday to elect its new officers. The executive board members will meet at 6 p.m.
PTA spokeswoman Jane Reidy has asked that any parent interested in serving, contact the school at 255-1394.
The Solley Elementary School PTA will have a general membership meeting at 7 p.m. May 12. Members will elect new officers and discuss upcoming fund-raisers and how to increase support for the PTA.
Ted Brown, an accomplished actor and former public school principal, will present his Masters and Maestros Series to third- through eighth-grade students at 9:30 a.m. May 15 at St. Jane Frances School.
Bringing to life the creative genius of Leonardo da Vinci, Brown will transport the audience to Renaissance Italy to hear the great master discuss some of his major works, including the "Last Supper" and the "Mona Lisa."
Brown will display working models of da Vinci's inventions, including a parachute, flying machine, double-decked bridge and three-speed transmission.
Students' parents are invited to attend this last Cultural Arts assembly of the year. It is sponsored by the Home School Association and by a partial grant from the County Commission on Culture and the Arts.
Information: Call the school at 255-4750.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Firemens' Association will have its bimonthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. May 12 at the Riva Fire Company on Riva Road.
For more details, call 255-0448.