Register soon for sports for girls, boys at all levels PASADENA

NEIGHBORS

January 29, 1993|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

Mark your calendar, find the birth certificates, and get your check book ready, spring sports registration is upon us.

* The Fort Smallwood Optimists will be accepting registrations for boys and girls, ages 5 and up, to play baseball (T-ball through major league) and softball (slow and fast pitch) at several locations next month.

Opening are available in all ages groups, said Frank Mathias, group spokesman.

The registration fee is $20 per child, or $25 per family.

Sign-up dates are:

Feb. 4 and 18, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fort Smallwood Elementary School, 1720 Popular Ridge Road; Feb. 6 and Feb. 13, 10 a.m. to noon, at VFW Post 2462, 1720 Bayside Beach Road; Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Jacobsville Elementary, 3801 Mountain Road; Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at High Point Elementary, 924 Duvall Highway. For information, call Peggy Hayden at 437-6229.

* The Buccaneers Athletic Club has scheduled another registration spring lacrosse from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Northeast High School gym. The program is open to boys ages 8 to 14 and girls ages 8 to 15.

Registration fee is $30 a child, $35 a family. A photocopy of each player's birth certificate is required.

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

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St. Jane Frances Roman Catholic Parish will be offering a new program "Remembering Church," on Tuesday evenings during February. The program is sponsored in conjunction with the parish outreach committee.

Meetings will begin at 7 p.m. in the Monsignor Muth Room, with Rev. Steven Gosnell as moderator.

"We want to reach out to those people in our community who, for some reason, no longer come to church," said Pat Maldies, a committee member. "At our first meeting, we'll break down into small discussion groups and begin to talk about the reasons they stopped coming to church."

Group leaders will compare notes, make suggestions, and raise questions after each session.

"We will try to answer questions, calm fears, listen to ideas and, hopefully, resolve issues that may be keeping them away from church or keeping them from growing in their faith," Gosnell said.

If you would like to attend, please call the parish office, 255-4646, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

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The Lutheran Men of Galilee Lutheran Church are sponsoring an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 6, at the church, 4652 Mountain Road.

The menu includes lots of pasta, served with your choice of meat or Italian sausage sauce, salad, garlic bread, homemade dessert and beverage.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for kids age 5-12, and youngsters 4 and under can eat for free. Carryouts will be available at no additional charge.

Proceeds will be used to help defray the cost of a new water system and pump for the church.

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Chesterfield Recreation Committee is sponsoring a Spring dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. March 6 at Earleigh Heights fire hall on Ritchie Highway.

Tickets are $14 and include beer and setups. Live dance music will be provided by Horizon.

To order tickets, call 437-8939.

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The Stoney Creek Democratic Club is sponsoring an indoor flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 6 at the clubhouse on Fort Smallwood Road.

Tables are $9 each and can be reserved by calling Rich Ames at 437-9388.

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Mountain Road Kiwanis Club will have its annual Bull and Oyster Roast from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. March 14 at Earleigh Heights fire hall.

Tickets are $20 per person.

A drawing for two Orioles 13-week terrace box seats will be held. Tickets are $1.

Proceeds from the event will be used to help support community projects such as: scholarships, essay contests, programs for the handicapped, donations to Johns Hopkins Childrens Hospital, and the upkeep of the area around the Paul T. Pitcher Memorial, located on the east end of Route 100.

To order roast or raffle tickets, call 255-4037 or 255-2252.

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St. Jane Frances School in Riviera Beach will be celebrating Catholic Schools Week next week with a packed calendar of events.

The theme of the week is "St. Jane Frances School -- Where Students Succeed." The program was prepared by the student activities committee, student council and a school spirit week committee.

School families are invited to attend the 11 a.m. mass on Sunday to kick-off the activities.

Teacher Appreciation Day will be celebrated on Monday, with the faculty receiving flowers and being served a special luncheon by the Home School Association.

On Tuesday, parents are invited to an Open House from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Classroom visits and special activities are planned.

Wednesday is National Appreciation for Catholic Schools Day. Students, parents, and staff will worship together at a special 10 a.m. mass, con-celebrated by Rev. Dennis Tinder and the clergy staff. Students will receive a special gift from their teachers on Wednesday: no homework!

The support staff, pastor and principal will be feted on Thursday with a special box luncheon, prepared by each homeroom.

The week will end with a special "Dress as You Please" day Friday for students. A free family movie night, featuring "Beethoven" will be held at 6 p.m. in the hall.

New registrations for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade for the 1993-94 school year will be accepted during the week.

Information: 255-4750.

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