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NEIGHBORS

April 08, 1993|By JONI GUHNE

It's spring. The birds are singing. The flowers are blooming, especially at London Town Publik House and Gardens in Edgewater.

Chartwell Garden Club bulb specialists Marie Coulter and Chris Hoffman are overseeing London Town's 13th Annual Daffodil Show, which runs today and tomorrow.

Sponsored by District II of the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, today's show is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and tomorrow's from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the pavilion overlooking the South River.

Daffodil bulbs will be on sale.

Admission is $4.50 for adults, $2.50 for students. County residents save a dollar on each ticket. Information: 222-1919.

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Last week, we incorrectly listed the time for the Easter sunrise service at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church. The service is at 6:30 a.m.

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The YWCA Chesapeake Children newspaper and local PTAs have created the Chesapeake Family Savings Coupon Book.

The book offers discounts at 56 of the hottest businesses: Annapolis Stride Rite, Beauregard's, Hair Cuttery, Pedal Pushers, Pizza Hut, Teetertotter and Wendy's; plus dentists, veterinarians, dance schools and picture framing shops.

The book, which costs $5, should be available within a few days at your YWCA and some schools. Information: 268-5093.

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Archbishop Spalding High School is the first school in this county to be nominated by the United States Department of Education as a Blue-Ribbon Secondary School.

Only 488 schools were named this year by the federal government as part of its American 2000 program, begun three years ago to salute outstanding schools.

Spalding also has been selected for a visit by a member of the review panel.

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Registration for three summer terms continues through May 22 at Anne Arundel Community College.

Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.

The college shifts to a four-day work week (Mondays through Thursdays) on May 24. The hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Information: 541-2241.

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Let the games begin: At 9 a.m. on April 18, swimmers will begin the first leg of Anne Arundel Community College's Spring Triathlon 1993.

The 1/3 -mile swim is followed by an eight-mile bike race and a five-kilometer run.

Entry fees are $5 for individuals and $10 for teams of two or three. Information: 541-2756.

That evening, relax at a free concert of music by female composers directed by Janice M. Macaulay, AACC associate professor of music.

The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Humanities lecture hall will feature guitar soloist Virginia Hildebrand, the chamber orchestra, and piano and vocal solos. Information: 541-2299.

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It seems St. John the Evangelist School science teacher Connie Lavallee really knows her stuff. Her students proved that at the 1993 Anne Arundel County Schools Science and Technology Fair.

Sixth-grade winners and the categories are:

Loretta Kerchner (first place) and Sarah Boulay (second place) in botany, microbiology and medicine, and heath;

Helen Philip, first place, behavioral sciences and biochemistry;

Mary Newman (second place) and Ryan Law (third place) in chemistry and physics;

Jeff Mentzer (first place), Travis Wells (third place) and Geoffrey Borro (honorable mention) in Earth, space, environmental science and engineering. Jeff also received an award from NASA.

Seventh-grade winners and categories are:

Mike Moore first place in biochemistry, microbiology, zoology. Mike also received first-place honors in microbiology from the American Society of Microbiology and a second place in microbiology from the Department of Defense.

Julia Forman (second place) and Anna Swartwood (third place) in botany;

Chris Finegan (second place) in chemistry and second in chemistry from the Department of Defense.

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If you're planning to purchase a lottery ticket, ask Mary Ellen Robinson to buy it for you. "Lucky" Robinson, who works for the county Board of Realtors, just won a trip for two to Maui, Hawaii, in a drawing sponsored by the Cancer Resource and Support Center.

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