Crafts show will offer ideas for holiday shoppers PASADENA

NEIGHBORS

November 20, 1992|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

Thanksgiving with all the trimmings is less than a week away. Smart shoppers have already filled the requests on their Christmas wish lists. But the rest of us will be shopping right up until the last minute, searching for that perfect gift.

If you are looking for something unique, visit one of the granddaddies of local craft fairs tomorrow as the Northeast High School Athletic Boosters sponsors its 14th annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

The handiwork of more than 55 crafts artists will be featured, including a wide selection of home-decorating items, Christmas decorations, stocking stuffers for all ages, monogrammed gifts and photographs.

Taste-tempting cakes, homemade candy, food and refreshments also will be on sale.

Proceeds will benefit sports programs at Northeast.

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"Keeping the faith from generation to generation" will be the theme at St. Jane Frances School on Wednesday as students, parents and faculty welcome grandparents to visit the school.

The morning will begin at 7:50 a.m. with registration and coffee served in the cafeteria. Grandparents can join students as they celebrate Mass at 8:30 a.m. at St. Jane Frances Church. Entertainment and light refreshments will follow at 10 a.m.

Classroom visitation is scheduled from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Students will be dismissed for the holiday weekend at noon.

For information, call the school at 255-4750.

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xTC County Councilman Carl "Dutch" Holland invites the community to his second annual Holiday Celebration from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie.

Tickets for the political fund-raiser are $35 a person. Music will be provided by the Crabtowne Big Band.

Donations of new toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots program will be accepted.

For reservations or more details, call 255-9525.

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Parents of students at Riviera Beach Elementary are invited to meet with Mike Raible, director of planning and construction for the county Board of Education, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30, at the school.

The group will discuss the proposal to form a new middle school at the Chesapeake complex, which will include students from Riviera Beach, Fort Smallwood and Jacobsville Elementary schools.

For information, call 222-6469.

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Ten students at Chesapeake High School have been recognized for their performance on the college-level Advanced Placement examinations. The Advanced Placement College Board recognizes three levels of achievement: scholar with distinction, scholar with honor and scholar.

Qualifying for the scholar with honor award by earning grades of 3 or above on four or more Advanced Placement exams, with an average exam grade of at least 3.25, were Jennifer Anstutz, Margaret Bae, Diana Beasley, Jennifer Rodkey and Carolyn Tice.

Winning the scholar award, for students who completed three or more Advanced Placement exams with grades of 3 or higher, were Heather Barnes, Steve Burr, Jason Dean, Allison Nethan and Beth Scherer.

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