Ferndale Day is Sunday: Eat, play, watch the people NORTH COUNTY


September 28, 1992|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

Grab a jacket and spend a pleasant fall afternoon with your neighbors at the Ferndale Day celebration from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday on the open lot at Third Avenue.

There's something for everyone, including crafts, children's games, a beauty contest and music. Looking for food? Hot dogs, barbecue, roast beef and pizza are just some of the items on the menu.

Several local organizations will participate in the event, sponsored by the Ferndale-Linthicum Area Community Council. Buy herbal items from the Friendly Thyme Herb Club, and see what treasures the Ferndale Seniors might have on their flea market table. The seniors are also raffling off a quilt and quilt stand.

The Ferndale Garden Club is selling cider, cinnamon crisps and luminary kits for Christmas. Take a chance on the club's fall entrance decoration, which includes a wreath and potted mums.

The auction features several attractive items, including a commercial arcade game, New Year's Eve tickets to Michael's Eighth Avenue and a framed opening day ticket to Oriole Park, said Dick Bernhardt. He is still accepting donations. If you have anything, call him at 761-4347.

Proceeds from Ferndale Day benefit FLACC.


The Ferndale Volunteer Fire Department will celebrate 50 years of service and mark the first day of Fire Prevention Week with a 50th Anniversary Parade on Sunday.

The department will dedicate a new ambulance at 10 a.m. The new vehicle, a 1992 international chassis ambulance, is the only one of its kind in the county.

Parade participants will gather at 11 a.m. at Hilltop Elementary School. The parade will begin at noon, proceeding along B&A Boulevard to the Fire Department on Broadview Boulevard.

For information, call Jackie Olson, 255-7745, or Ed Wilson, 766-2131.


"New Ideas for Herb Usage" is the theme for the 10 a.m. Friday meeting of the Friendly Thyme Herb Club at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center, 7205 B&A Blvd. Program chairwoman Adele Walter asks that each member bring something they have made with herbs.

Peppers from plants won at the Baltimore Herb Festival should ** be brought to the meeting, along with appropriate recipes, and, where possible, the finished pepper product.

Club members also will discuss the Ferndale Day booth, said booth chairwoman Mary Goode.

Members should bring their Ferndale Day projects to the meeting if they cannot drop them by the festival site by 11 a.m. Sunday.

Guests and new members are always welcome at club meetings. Everyone is invited to bring a brown bag lunch.

=1 For information, call Sue Latini at 766-1463.


Irish Step Dancing classes for children through adults, ages 6 and up, are now forming for beginners and intermediates.

Classes for children and teens are planned for Tuesdays at St. Philip Neri Elementary School, 6401 Orchard Road, and Wednesdays at St. Mary's Elementary School in Annapolis.

Adults and children Ceili dancing classes will be on Mondays.

For information, call 647-4825.

The Linthicum Chapter 2244 of the American Association of Retired Persons will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church on West Maple Road.

Blood pressure checks will be available at noon.

At 1 p.m., Bobby Edmonson, external affairs manager of the C&P Telephone Co., will discuss "Things of Interest to Seniors." A meeting will follow.

The MTA is offering free photo passes to those 65 or older. Seniors with passes -- good for five years -- will receive bus and light rail discounts. Photo sittings are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18 at the North County Library.

Sue Woelke is still accepting donations of new and used soap, so bring some to the meeting. She has collected 2,184 pounds of soap since she started, and 51 this year. The used soap is donated to Peace Lutheran Church and the new soap to St. Philip Neri Church for the homeless in Baltimore.


St. Philip Neri Church, 6401 Orchard Road, is having a Fall Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Vendors may begin setting up at 7:30 a.m. Space rentals are $10. No tables will be provided. Rentals must be paid in advance at the church rectory. Dealers are welcome. Proceeds will benefit the school.

For information, call 859-0571 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.


The Notables, an entertainment group from the Patapsco Valley American Association of Retired Persons 3850, will take its Fall Program to the Ridgeway Nursing Home at 2 p.m. next Monday. The nursing home is at 5743 Edmonson Ave., off Beltway Exit 14.

For information, call 859-1724.

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