Local graduate to give piano concert NORTH COUNTY -- Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey

NEIGHBORS

February 22, 1993|By ROSALIE M. FLATER

The Performing Arts Association of Linthicum (PAAL) will bring a piano concert with a local connection to North County High School at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Doug Keegan, a graduate of the former Andover High School, which is now part of North County, will be the featured performer. He is currently studying on a five-year scholarship at the Warsaw Academy of Music in Poland.

This rising young star has performed as a soloist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and at the Spoleto Festival and the Chopin-Kosciuszko Competition in New York, where he was a finalist.

His Linthicum concert will include the works of Hayden, Brahms and Debussy.

Come show your support for one of the area's most talented young musicians.

Tickets for PAAL concerts are available on a subscription basis only, at just $20 a ticket. This will gain admission to the Doug Keegan concert and PAAL's remaining two concerts, featuring the Dove Jazz Sextet and the internationally famous Edinburgh Quartet.

It's a great bargain, and you will be supporting the arts right here in North County.

Featured during the intermission Saturday will be an exhibit of works by the students of Marty Lenhoff, who teaches painting at the Pascal Senior Center.

PAAL is partly funded by the Anne Arundel County Commission on Culture and the Arts and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Parking for PAAL concerts is free and well lighted. The concerts are accessible to the handicapped and hearing impaired.

Information: 859-8047 or 637-2579.

The Ferndale Garden Club has changed the program for its 8 meeting tomorrow at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center. Member Sue Latini will present a talk on "Kitchen Herb Gardens" and how to use these culinary herbs in cooking.

Cindy Schneider and Latini will be hostesses for the evening. The horticulture report will be presented by Barbara Berheimer. Guests and new members are welcome to attend.

Information: 761-1716.

Churches in the community are marking the beginning of Lent with suppers and services scheduled for this week.

St. Christopher's Episcopal Church is having its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow. The traditional menu will include pancakes, sausage, applesauce and beverages. There is no charge for the supper, but a free-will offering will be accepted.

Ash Wednesday liturgies are scheduled for 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The church is off Sweetser Road. Information: 859-5633.

* The Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School ** Lane, has scheduled Ash Wednesday communion services for 10 a.m. at Holly Run Chapel and 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. Information: 859-0990.

* St. Philip Neri Catholic Church will observe Ash Wednesday with Masses at 6:15 a.m., 9 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ashes will be blessed and distributed at those times.

Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will take place every Friday during Lent at 7:30 p.m., except for March 5 and April 2, when First Friday Mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m. followed by the Stations of the Cross.

Information: 859-0571.

* The Friendship Church of the Brethren, 217 Mansion Road, has scheduled a series of informal services for 8 p.m. in the sanctuary. The first one will be Wednesday with the theme "Repentance," followed by "Reconciliation" on March 10 and "Discipleship" on March 24.

Information: 789-2422.

The St. Philip Neri Polka Club is having its annual Red/White Dance Saturday in the school hall. Dinner will be served from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Music will be provided by Joy from 8 p.m. until midnight. Tickets are $12 per person.

For reservations, call 761-4079.

The annual parish meeting of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church recently elected to the Vestry Barbara DeLorenzo, Marjorie Falcon, Ruth Hewitt and Peter Notari. Parish officers named for the coming year include Pieter de Wit, senior warden; Philip Bailey, junior warden; Phyllis Smith, treasurer; and Marie Litsinger, registrar.

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The Anne Arundel Gridiron Rebels have tickets available for their St. Patrick's Day Dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. March 13 at the Riviera Beach Fire Hall on Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena.

Music will be provided by Rebound.

Tickets are $13 per person and include beer and setups. Proceeds from the event benefit the group's general fund.

For information and tickets, call 437-5749.

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Kidscene, a support group for grieving children ages 11 to 14, will meet March 2 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. This group is sponsored by the Bereavement Center of Hospice of the Chesapeake, 8424 Veterans Highway, and will meet every Tuesday for six weeks.

Young people will learn about the grief process and how best to handle their feelings through games and discussion.

A group for parents, to give some insight into the children's activities, will meet simultaneously.

Call 987-2129 for information and reservations by Friday.

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