School bells to peal relief for frazzled parents Aug. 31 For preschool kids, Story Time is offered

Neighbors/ Crofton

July 28, 1992|By Sue Haller

Are the kids driving you crazy? Take heart, there are only 35 days until they have to go back to school.

County schools will reopen Aug. 31, a tad earlier than usual.

With older children going back to school, what will parents do with the younger brothers and sisters left behind?

The Crofton Library has just the thing to make them feel special, too. Starting on Sept. 23 and running until Oct. 29 is the very popular Story Time. The schedule is Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. for children 2 through 6 years old; Thursday at 9:30 am. for 2-year-olds; and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for children 3 through 6 years old.

This program is free. The only thing the library staff asks in return is that parents or care-givers stay with the children 2 and 3 years old and become involved in the activities with the kids.

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The Bowie Crofton Garden Club will meet tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at Bowie City Hall.

Robert DeFeo, horticulturist with the National Park Service, will discuss "Responsibilities of the National Park Service in the Washington area."

Visitors are welcome at the monthly meetings, which are held the last Tuesday of the month. A plant exchange and door prizes follow each meeting.

For more information, call Art Auer, 262-4517.

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The Crofton Kiwanis will be having its annual garage/yard sale Sept. 19. Rain date is Sept. 26.

The proceeds from the sale will help pay for community projects.

Donations are needed. They will not accept tires, clothing, heavy furniture and textbooks. No junk or trash will be taken.

For more information, call Pat Wilson at 261-0364.

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The Bowie Crofton Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet Aug. 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Church of the Redeemer, 7300 Race Track Road, Bowie.

The group meets on the first Thursday of each month in Bowie and on the third Thursday of each month in Davidsonville. The meetings are open to all.

For more information, call Donna at 793-3896 or 721-1537.

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William Boice of First Night Annapolis will outline details of that event to Crofton Kiwanis club members at the club's meeting tomorrow at 8 p.m. in the activities room in the Crofton Country Club.

First Night Annapolis, a celebration of New Year's Eve, is designed as an alternative evening of festivities, entertainment and dining for the entire family.

With New Year's Eve only 155 days away, the club is looking to get a head start on preparations.

The club meets each Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Crofton Country Club.

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