Ukrainian dancers coming to North County High NORTH COUNTY -- Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey

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November 16, 1992|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

Voloshky, the celebrated Ukrainian folk dance ensemble, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at North County High School. The concert is sponsored by the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum.

The dance company, directed by Andrei Pap, has a repertoire of dances from every Ukrainian region.

Voloshky has traveled northeastern United States and Canada since 1972, promoting Ukrainian dance and tradition and cultivating an interest in Ukrainian culture.

The ensemble has developed 40 dancers who perform everything from vibrant, acrobatic dances to fluid, stylized romantic pieces.

There is still time to subscribe and see the four remaining season concerts, all for only $20. PAAL concerts are handicapped accessible, and parking is free and well-lighted. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available. For more information, call Eloise Vaughan at 859-8047 or Jerry Van Airsdale at 636-2579.

PAAL concerts are partially underwritten by the Anne Arundel County Commission on Culture and the Arts and the Maryland State Arts Council.

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Well, it's almost here. The Ferndale Garden Club's annual Christmas Show is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday at Ferndale Elementary School, 105 Packard Ave. Tickets are $3. This year's theme is "Christmas All Over the House," featuring two floral designers, Marty Baikaukas from Cedar Hill Florist and Stephen Formwalt from Flowers Extraordinaire.

The evening's announcer is Diane Cooper from Betty's and Betty's II flower shops. Experts will present flower arrangements and decorating tips for every room. Questions will be answered. There will be door prizes and refreshments. The club also is selling luminary kits, consisting of 10 candles and stenciled bags for $5.

For tickets, call Jeanette at 761-1716 or Erma at 761-6759.

* The club will not sponsor its door-judging contest this year. Instead, it will concentrate on decorating lampposts in the business district. The club is working with the community in preparing for Santa's visit on Dec. 6.

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Children at Linthicum Elementary School recently received a visit from Henry Lide, an assistant on the television show, "Mr. Wizard's World." He presented a scientific program using student volunteers.

The following students performed projects using common items found in the supermarket: Jessica Arrington, Caitlin Burns, Dominic Butera, Mary Butera, Adam Callahan, Jamie Henderson, Marc Holstein, Andrew Kane, Mary Notari, April Parker, Lisa Savard, Dana Shakiba, Kevin Watkins and Amanda Weatherley.

Lide told the students that experiments can be performed with any common supermarket item, but stressed that safety precautions should always be observed. He told the students that "science is not just memorizing facts from a textbook but a way of thinking, learning and exploring."

Student representatives Erin Death and Dan Taylor thanked Lide for his informative program.

The program was sponsored by the Linthicum Elementary PTA.

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North County High School will conduct Parent Visitation Day tomorrow. Parents are invited to attend classes with their children. You may have lunch with your child (room permitting). Bring a copy of your child's schedule, and register at the main office. A conference with your child's teacher must be arranged through the Guidance Department.

* NCHS Band Parents will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the band room. The agenda includes a discussion on the band's participation in the Baltimore Thanksgiving Day parade on Nov. 21. The parade begins at 11 a.m. on Charles Street.

... The United States Army's field band -- Volunteers -- will be guest performers at the Patapsco Valley American Association of Retired Persons 3850 meeting on Wednesday. Doors open for refreshments and socializing at noon, and the program begins at 12:45 p.m.

* The Notables, the chapter's entertainment group, will perform at the Vantage House Retirement Village in Columbia at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

For information, call Vivian Zold at 859-1724.

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Members of the Linthicum Heights Homemakers should attend the 10:30 a.m. Thursday meeting at the United Methodist Church to help make plans for the Christmas Party. Bring a sandwich. Tea, coffee and dessert will be provided.

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The Home and School Association of St. Philip Neri, 6401 Orchard Road, is sponsoring its annual Fall Festival on Friday in the school hall. Students will attend from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is welcome from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Santa will visit the festival during the day and will make an evening appearance.

There will be games of skill and chance, a tombola table, crafts and much more. Baked goods and food will be available. This event will take place rain or shine. Bridgett Moon is the chairwoman.

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