Well, summer is unofficially over. We've brushed the sand from our feet, and we're ready for another event-packed year.
The Pasadena Chargers Youth Football Organization is sponsoring a baseball card show from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Earleigh Heights fire hall, on Ritchie Highway in Severna Park.
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Mike Devereaux will sign autographs for $3 each.
Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for kids under 10. Refreshments will be available.
For more details, call Bill Rothenbecker at 544-2077.
Stop by and check out the bargains at the flea market sponsored by Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1242 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at 2951 Crystal Palace Lane in Chesterfield. There will be lots of toys, clothing, household goods, bric-a-brac and more. The troop is also accepting donations of sellable items.
To donate or for more details, call 360-8912.
The Rockview Beach Improvement Association is sponsoring a Community Flea Market at 7 a.m Sept. 19 on Fort Smallwood Road, across from Salvadore's Citgo station. Spaces are available for $5 each.
To reserve a space, call 255-1105.
VFW Post 2462, 1720 Bayside Beach Road, will have a shrimp feast and bull roast from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. tomorrow. Tickets will be sold at the door.
Call the post home at 437-5629 for more details.
The post's Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring a Country and Western dance from 7 p.m. to midnight Sept. 19. Tickets are $10 and include a platter, beer and setups.
VTC Country disc jockey Jimmy Merritt will provide the music.
To order tickets, call Mary Lout Dragoo at 255-0347.
The Riviera Beach Library invites children ages 2 to 6 and their parents or care givers to attend Story time sessions beginning Sept. 22.
The sessions are planned for 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Adults must accompany 2- and 3-year-olds. The program is free, and no registration is required.
For details, call 222-6285.
The Chesapeake Christian Center Church of God, 7975 Tick Neck Road, invites the community to an evening of songs about the Gospel, presented by Dannu Sinacori, at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Sinacori, who learned to play the piano by listening to his church pianist, started his public ministry at age 10. More than 20 years ago, he organized a group of young men called the "Keystones" and has played for the ministries of Kathryn Kuhlman, Ruther Carter Stapleton and Mark Buntain. Classes will include a nursery.
For more details, call 255-3168 or 255-8403.
To alleviate overcrowding at Sunday services, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church on Tick Neck Road will begin a new schedule Sunday. Worship services will be at 8, 9 and 11:15 a.m. The Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at the 8 a.m. service. The 9 and 11:15 a.m. services will alternate between reciting morning prayers and celebrating the Holy Eucharist.
Christian education classes will be available for all ages starting at 10:15 a.m. Baby sitting for infants and toddlers will be available in the new cribbery and the nursery.
For more information, call the church at 255-1070.
Take part in the jam-packed calendar of events offered by the county Department of Recreation and Parks this fall.
Learn a new skill, get into shape or just have some fun: the choice is yours.
* For adults and teens, two aerobics fitness courses will begin next week at Northeast High School. Both courses last eight weeks, and the fee is $45.50.
Bio-aerobics, featuring a combination of high- and low-impact dance routines, will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays or 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
A Tone and Firm class, offering a complete exercise program that won't rattle your joints, will meet from 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.
* Heartlight aerobics for second through fifth graders will meet from 3:15 to 4:14 p.m. Thursdays at Fort Smallwood Elementary. The fee for the 10-week program is $35.
* Co-ed youth karate classes will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Riviera Beach Elementary School. Open to youngsters ages 8 to 14, classes will start on Tuesday. The fee is $35.
* Munchkins-in-Motion, a motor skills program for pre-schoolers ages 3 to 5, will return to Riviera Beach Elementary School on Saturdays.
Two sessions are scheduled, from 9 to 9:45 a.m. and 10 to 10:45 a.m. beginning Sept. 26.
* Beginning gymnastics for boys and girls, ages 6 to 12, will be offered at Bodkin and Riviera Beach elementary schools. The class offered at Bodkin Elementary will meet from 6 to 7:15 p.m. on Thursdays starting Thursday.
At Riviera Beach Elementary, classes will take place on Saturdays. First- through third-graders will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; fourth- through sixth-graders from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.
* For teens, several free drop-in programs will be offered.
Michael Jordan types, ages 16 and up, can drop by and use the hoops at Riviera Beach Elementary School from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays and at High Point Elementary from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays starting the week of Oct. 5.