Ecumenical choir, St. Cecilia Harmonia, forming for May concert NORTH COUNTY -- Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey


February 15, 1993|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

A new ecumenical choir, St. Cecilia Harmonia, is being formed for a May concert performance at Charlestown Village Chapel, on Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville. Singers from all denominations are encouraged to participate.

The conductor for the performance of Charles Gounod's "Messe Sollennelle" -- The Saint Cecilia Mass -- will be Alton Thompson, conductor emeritus of the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church. Guest conductor Christine Hall of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Baltimore will conduct works by Mozart and Gustav Holst.

Robyn Woodle, music director at St. Joseph's Monastery in Catonsville, will serve as soprano soloist and vocal coach. The organist for the concert will be Dean Jestes, music director at Holy Nativity Lutheran in Baltimore.

The first rehearsal is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Monastery. Subsequent rehearsals will take place on Saturday evenings at the same time and place, with breaks for Palm Sunday and Easter.

If you would like to become a part of this group, attend the rehearsal Saturday. For more information, call coordinator Robyn Woodle at 247-3081.


Table reservations are now being accepted for the Flea Market and Craft Show at the Ferndale Community Club. The event is set for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 27. Indoor and outdoor tables rent for $8.

The Community Club is at 15 Fifth Ave. behind the Ferndale Shopping Center.

Call Judy Roberson at 519-0080 to reserve a table.


The United Methodist Men of Ferndale United Methodist Church is sponsoring a Pancake Supper from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 23. The event will take place in the education building, at Hollins Ferry and Ferndale roads.

Pancakes, sausage, applesauce, coffee and juice will be served, with no limit on pancakes.

The cost is $3.50 for adults, $2 for children 12 years and under.

Tickets will be available at the door.


"The McGee and Me Club" is having a special event for kids at the Friendship Church of the Brethren, 217 Mansion Road. Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to an evening of music, video and refreshments at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

A half-price special is on this week -- bring a friend, and you each get in for only 25 cents.

Information, call 789-2422.


The Andover Apaches girls lacrosse program in Linthicum still has openings on its girls teams for this spring. If you were born in the years from 1977 to 1984, you can play this exciting and very popular sport.

The Apaches are in their third year of girls lacrosse and play in the Anne Arundel County Recreation league. The Apaches offer free loaner sticks to first-year players.

For registration information or if you are interested in helping coach girls lacrosse, call George Sauble at 869-1632.


If you attended St. John's Cooperative Nursery School, formerly St. Christopher's Co-Op, or sent your children there, then you should stop in the Linthicum Library this month. Pictures of teachers and children who attended the school over the past 25 years are on display.

Each year is on a separate bulletin board, making it easy to find your picture.


Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 550, sponsored by the Linthicum Elementary School PTA, recently earned their Aviation Merit Badge. They are Joe Jennings, Sean Jennings, Phil Pitts, John Pardoe, Luke Rittenhouse, Paul Rave, John Rouse, Jeff Osborne, David Starr, Terry Gilleland, Tanager Ricci, Jason Sanford and John Henkel.

To earn the badge, the Scouts had to demonstrate their knowledge of the history of aviation and the impact aviation had on the world, point out the various aerodynamics of flight and the function of various aircraft controls, identify aircraft instruments and their uses and explain the operational differences of various types of aircraft engines.

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