Recreation council to expedite registration PASADENA


January 22, 1993|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

The Greater Riviera Recreation Council wants to make the sports registration process easier. That's why all of its members are participating in registration sessions for spring and summer sports programs.

Registration is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 30, and Feb. 6 and 13 at Sunset Elementary School. Evening registration is planned from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and Feb. 3 and 10 at the school.

Participants must furnish copies of their birth certificates. Those who register late are subject to penalties.

Groups participating in the GRRC registration are:

* Buccaneers Lacrosse: Open to boys ages 8-14 and girls ages 8-15. Registration will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow. No other sign-up dates are scheduled. Player fees are $30 a child, $35 a family.

Orientation for boys and girls lacrosse will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 7, at Northeast High School. For information, call Mike at 360-3731.

* Havenwood Little League and girls softball: Open to youths ages 5-18. Registration fees are $30 a child; additional family members are $5 each. For information, call Carol, 255-7229, or Mary, 437-3995.

* Pasadena Clinic League Baseball: T-ball and coaches pitch, open to boys and girls ages 5-7. For the first time, the league will offer boys, girls and coeducational coaches pitch teams. Registration fees are $24 a child, $35 a family. Call Ed, 544-6612, or Charlotte, 437-6731, for more details.

* Riviera Girls Softball League: Girls ages 7-18 will play on county select and intramural teams. Registration fees are $35 a child, $40 a family. Call Dave, 360-9528, or Phil, 255-1838.

* Riviera Little League: Limited openings for boys ages 8-18. Player fees are $30 a child, $40 a family. Call Dawn, 437-1919, or Bruce, 255-8430, for more details.

* Saint Jane's Soccer: Open to boys and girls ages 5-18. Clinic fee is $25; county, $35. Family discount fees are available. No late registrations will be accepted. For details, call Mark, 360-1475, or Ron, 255-8458.


In the Mountain Road area, Lake Shore Youth Baseball has scheduled registration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 30 and Feb. 6, at Lake Shore Elementary School on Mountain Road.

The cost is $40 for one child, $55 for two and $10 for each additional child.

The group also needs volunteers to fill several positions.

To volunteer, call Joan Harris, 437-3707.


The United Methodist Men at Community United Methodist Church is sponsoring a roast beef dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow at the church, 8680 Fort Smallwood Road.

Along with the beef, the menu features vegetable, dessert and drinks. Tickets are $5 for adults; $3 for children ages 4-12. Youngsters ages 3 and under can eat for free. Carryouts will be available.

Information: 255-1506.


Shake off those mid-winter doldrums and take the family to St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 7859 Tick Neck Road, to a chili cook-off and dinner-bingo, starting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 30.

To enter the cook-off, just whip up a batch of your favorite chili and bring it along. Ribbons will be awarded to the top three entries.

For those chili lovers out there, the dinner will feature all-you-can-eat chili, corn bread, crackers and hot dogs, plus a calorie-laden dessert table.

After dinner, try your luck at bingo. Bring along a white elephant, gag gift or that Christmas chia pet and donate it to the bingo prize table. That's one way to clean out that closet.

Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for children.

The event is sponsored by St. Andrew's Newcomers/Social and Evangelism committees.

Information: 255-1070.


Reggie Wilson, citizenship resource teacher for county public schools, will speak at the Riviera Beach Elementary Citizen Advisory Committee meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the school media center.

Wilson will offer suggestions on how parents can help their children learn more about the subject.

All parents are invited.

Information: 222-6469.


The Riviera Beach PTA will host its second annual winter dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Feb. 26 at Stoney Creek Democratic Club on Fort Smallwood Road.

Music will be provided by Axis and disc jockey Gary Murphy from B104.

Tickets are $12 a person, with beer and set-ups included.

For tickets, call 255-1745 or 255-8288.


The Riviera Girls Softball League and Riviera Beach Spirit will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Eastern District Police Station on Mountain Road.


St. Jane Frances School has announced family re-registration for the 1993-94 academic year. Families must return re-registration forms by Jan. 29, said school principal, Sister Mary Monaghan. Children who will enter pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or first XTC grade next fall will receive registration forms after re-registration has been completed.

"There is a demand for seats in grades pre-K through [grade] 3, and these are already large classes," Sister Monaghan said.

New family applications will be accepted during Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 31 to Feb. 6.

* The SJF cultural arts/student activities committee is sponsoring the "Ronald McDonald Goodfinder Show" at 9 a.m. Tuesday for kindergartners through fifth-graders.

The 40-minute program will feature Ronald making smart choices and emphasizing positive self-esteem, committee spokeswoman Rene Hammond.

Parents are welcome.

Information: 255-4750.


Congratulations to Dr. Oma Foster, a long-time Jacobsville Elementary School fifth-grade science teacher. The county Board of Education honored her recently for 45 years of service.

"She is well thought of by everyone here at the school, students and teachers alike," said Principal Wayne Miller.

"Dr. Foster is a super lady and a truly dedicated teacher; she has enriched the lives of so many children over the years, and we were happy to see her honored," said PTA President Jane Reidy.

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