Honor society, drama club join for dinner theater play ANNAPOLIS/SOUTH COUNTY -- Davidsonville * Edgewater * Shady Side * Deale

NEIGHBORS

April 05, 1993|By LYN BACKE

The National Honor Society and the Drama Club of South River High School in Edgewater are combining their efforts to produce the first South River High School Dinner Theater Project on Saturday, April 17.

National Honor Society students will serve a lasagna dinner in the school cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., in the atmosphere of an Italian cafe. After dinner, guests will watch the Drama Club's performance of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," at 8 p.m. in the auditorium.

South River students Annemarie Cirone, Christy Behlke, Brett Larimore and Elisha Harig-Blaine are featured in the musical's starring roles.

Tickets for the dinner and theater are $10. Proceeds will support the National Honor Society's Scholarship Fund and the Drama Club.

For reservations and tickets, call National Honor Society Adviser Marilyn Taylor, at 956-5600, Ext. 242, during school hours.

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Children experience a mixture of sadness and confusion when parents separate. Anne Arundel Medical Center's Health Education Center is offering a seminar to help parents help their children cope with divorce. The program will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the AAMC Medical Park on Jennifer Road. The seminar is $10.

"Helping Your Children Deal With Separation and Divorce" provides guidance in talking with children about family changes and helping them to understand and deal with the loss. Discussion will include managing school problems and arranging visitation. The program is presented by licensed clinical psychologist Tom Muha.

For more information on the seminar, and to register, call the Health Education Center at 224-5777.

The New Annapolitans Club was founded in 1985 by two newcomers who needed some help in assimilating into the community. Eight years later, the club is alive and thriving, and open to women who apply within 18 months of moving to the greater Annapolis area.

The club offers groups in art, bicycling, boating, books, bridge, golf, needlework, sports, theater and more. The club meets the first Wednesday of the month, except February, July and August, at 9 a.m. in the lower level conference room of the Conte Building, 116 Defense Highway.

If you are new to the area, interested in meeting new people and participating in various social, educational and cultural activities, call Marcia Myers at 268-7272, or Kathy Cook at 841-6389.

Betty Pahr of the Republican Women's Club of Anne Arundel County says the 27th annual Fashion Show Luncheon on April 21 is sold out, but names are being taken for a waiting list. Call her at 263-5252.

Meanwhile, a few seats are available for the club's May 12 bus trip to Alexandria, Va. Tickets are $8.50. Call 849-2426.

Another possibility for a novel experience for your children this summer comes from the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

A summer science day camp for fifth- through seventh-grade students will be conducted in two sessions: July 5 to 9 and July 12 to 16. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The cost for the program, which will teach children about ecosystems, is $85, $75 for sanctuary members.

For information and to register, call 741-9330.

The Francis Scott Key Auditorium will be the site of the final performance of the world-acclaimed Annapolis Brass Quintet on Sunday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m.

The ensemble is disbanding after 22 years of performances around the world, 14 commercial recordings, and innumerable seminars, workshops and educational programs for student and professional musicians.

David Cran and Robert Posten, co-founders of the quintet, cite changes in the music business and increased competition from popular music among the reasons for the group's decision.

The April 25 concert will feature some of the favorite works written for the quintet, as well as the Renaissance dances of Michael Praetorius, the early baroque instrumental music of Samuel Scheidt, and a new work, commissioned for the occasion, Michael Brown's "Symphony for Brass Quintet."

Tickets are by season subscription or $12 for individual tickets. Call 974-0139.

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Local artists are needed to display their wares at a juried street festival in West Annapolis over Mother's Day weekend. The historic Annapolis Festival of the Arts is organized by Howard Alan Events Ltd., in cooperation with the West Annapolis Business Association.

Artists should inquire immediately at Art Things, Inc., 2 Annapolis St., in West Annapolis, or call Laurie Nolan at 268-3520.

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