Crofton expects visits by Easter Bunny, dinosaur WEST COUNTY--CROFTON * ODENTON* FORT MEADE * GAMBRILLS

NEIGHBORS

March 23, 1993|By SUE HALLER

You're no bunny 'til some bunny loves you.

Sue Bents, Crofton's recreation assistant, is making plans to welcome the Easter Bunny with open arms when it hops into town April 3 as part of the annual community festivities.

The Easter hunt, on the grounds of Crofton Elementary School, for those colored eggs will begin at noon and last until 1:30 p.m.

The big bunny will be joined by his good friend Barney, star of television and shopping malls. Youngsters will be able to meet the purple dinosaur and have their pictures taken.

Activities also will include an Easter bonnet contest and jelly bean guess. Check out the jelly bean jar in advance at Town Hall or make your best guess the day of the big hunt.

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The Crofton Association of Retired Persons will hold its election of officers at its business meeting tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at the Bowie Elks Club on Route 450.

Paul Newman, of National Geographic magazine, will display a suit of armor during his talk, "Armor of the Middle Ages." Lunch will be served after the business meeting and program.

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Top hat, white tie and tails.

Basic Ballroom dance classes are back, taught by Spero Pappafotis.

The lessons will be given at Crofton Elementary School from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. starting March 31. Registration forms are available at Town Hall, and will be accepted until the class is full or until Friday.

For more information, call 721-2301 or 261-6021.

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How low can you go?

If you remember the limbo and twisted with Chubby Checker, you might be the perfect candidate for the beach party Saturday night sponsored by the Arundel Volunteer Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary.

Festivities will run from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Arundel Fire Hall on Davidsonville Road, Gambrills.

The cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple and includes beer, snacks and setups. Music will be provided by disc jockey Young Martin. Dance contests for the limber and young at heart will be held.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 261-0676 or 798-4128.

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Archbishop Spalding High School has scheduled an information night for next Tuesday at 7 p.m. Prospective students and their parents are invited to meet with the principal for an informal overview of the school.

For more information, call 969-9105 or 261-2170.

* Spalding is also having a doubleheader lacrosse contest April 3. An alumni lacrosse game will start at 11 a.m.

A varsity game against Central Collegiate High School of Ontario, Canada, will follow.

For more information on the game, call Ken Wolf at 974-0935 or the school development office at 969-9105.

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Parents and Children Together will sponsor a support and discussion group for new and expectant parents beginning Monday and continuing through May 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at 1657 Crofton Parkway.

The group will discuss topics related to raising a child from birth to 8 months.

For more information and registration, call 721-7719.

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