Library entertains school-age scientists Brooklyn Park branch has hour-long program

Neighbors/ Brooklyn Park

June 29, 1992|By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas

Get ready for another fun-filled afternoon at the Brooklyn Park Library, 1 E. 11th Ave., as the Summer Reading Program presents its second guest, science teacher Don Patterson.

He will bring his Science Fun program at 3 p.m. tomorrow, which includes simple science activities that demonstrate the properties of water and air.

The show is free and open to children entering grades one through six and preschoolers. Registration is not required for the hour-long show, but seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Come enjoy the learning experience.

* The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring a weekly free fishing clinic from July 6 through Aug. 6. For more information, contact the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Tidewater Administration, Kathy Dunn, Tawes State Office Building, C-2, Annapolis, Md. 21401.

* Don't forget to attend Vacation Bible School at Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave. Classes will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon, beginning today and continuing through Friday. Children through sixth grade are invited to attend. An evening session will take place in August.

* St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave., will begin its summer schedule at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school will not be in session during the summer. This schedule will continue through Sept. 6.

* Summer playgrounds, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, begin today at Brooklyn Park Elementary School, 200 Fourteenth Ave., and the Pumphrey Community Center on Belle Grove Road. Playground hours are from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays (although the centers will be closed this Friday).

Registration is $60 for the six-week session, plus a $3 late fee. Information: 222-3552.

* The Tippy Martinez Baseball School, sponsored by the Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. July 6 to 10, at the 10th Avenue fields. The school will continue on July 11 with a Father and Student Clinic from 9 to 11 a.m.

The clinic is open to youths ages 8 to 18. Registration is $140 per person, and registration forms are available at the Sugar Shack on 10th Avenue. For more information, call 766-9340.

* The Brooklyn Park Satellite of the Pascal Senior Center, at the Brooklyn Park Library, 1 E. 11th Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday. A variety of activities, as well as lunch, are offered.

Audiology Associates will be providing hearing screenings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 23. Schedule an appointment now for your screening. For more information, call 222-6825.

* The YWCA is offering Red Cross swimming lessons at the North Linthicum Pool at Overlook Park. Four two-week sessions are planned, June 22 to July 3, July 6 to 17, July 20 to 31, and Aug. 3 to 14. Classes are scheduled for preschoolers, beginners, advanced beginners and intermediates.

Registration fees are $33 for 30-minute classes, or $45 for 45-minute classes. Non-members also must pay a YWCA membership fee. Information: 768-2500.

* Harbor Hospital Center is continuing its weekly Audiology Clinic the main hospital. The clinic provides testing and evaluation of hearing loss for children and adults. The tests are conducted by certified audiologist Kathryn Copmann. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 347-2260.

Recruits are still needed for the center's junior volunteer program. Opportunities include patient transportation and feeding, and various office duties, such as computer data entry, filing and photocopying. Volunteers must be at least 15 or have completed the ninth grade. The program is designed for students who would like to learn new skills and earn community service credit while contributing to the hospital and the community. Information: 347-3478.

* Arundel Improvement Association news: A membership drive is being conducted by VFW Post 10134. If anyone in the community has served in any war, call Commander Al Jones at 761-2783.

Grandmothers, mothers, wives, sisters, step-sisters, granddaughters or step-daughters of someone who has served in combat overseas are eligible for the Ladies Auxiliary. For more information, call Elizabeth Black at 636-6291.

* The association has a list of helpers and odd-job workers. If you are in need of someone to cut grass or haul away junk, call 789-2192.

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We would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July.

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