This Saturday in the Park all spring breaks loose.
Our neighbors will be taking advantage of all outdoors at a number of fund-raising events.
Here's hoping Mother Nature cooperates.
* The big, big garage sale at Severna Park United Methodist Church is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: 987-4700.
* At 9 a.m., the women of Asbury United Methodist Church in Arnold present a Flea Market Fanatic's Dream.
At 1 p.m., all items will be half-price. From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a $1-a-bag special. Information: 974-1276.
* From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Barney will make an appearance at the annual Fun Fair sponsored by the Children's Development Center at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church.
* Rain or shine, Severna Park Elementary School presents its Spring Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The fair will be preceded at 9:30 a.m. by the dedication of the school additions and renovations.
The new playground equipment will be dedicated to the memory of Patricia O'Brien, a former school parent.
The Severna Park Elks Club has presented its annual Firefighter of the Year award to Gary Utz from Company 10 in Pasadena and Police Officer of the Year award to county Officer Randy Bell.
"It's our way of saying thank you to these organizations," says Robert Hearn, newly elected exalted ruler.
Other new Elk officers are: Oren Craig, Martin Horich, Robert Jurz, Thomas Keller, Burnell Lynch, George Manning, Louis Scott, Albert Seligman, Stephen Seligman and William Strausser.
Grover Duvall was named Elk of the Year.
& Information: 647-6940.
When you think of Georgia, your mouth waters for something round and sweet. No, not peaches. Vidalia onions.
Saturday at 5 p.m. is the deadline to order 10-pound bags of Vidalias ($10 each) from the Severn River Lions Club. Delivery is May 8 at SPHS.
4( Call 647-3863, 647-4551 or 544-8162.
Anne Arundel Community College news: A free spring concert featuring Bay Winds and the AACC concert band will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Anne Arundel Community College.
The groups are directed by Michael Svec of Bay Winds and Eric Richards of the college.
* The famed Annapolis Brass Quintet will perform its final concert at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the college's humanities lecture hall.
The quintet, together for 22 years, has performed in every state, most of Western Europe, Central America, the Orient and North Africa.
* An introduction to basic maintenance of personal computers is the subject of a free symposium from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
*The college's dance company will present a spring concert at 8 p.m. May 7 and 8 in the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts.
The concert will feature choreography by students, director Lynda Fitzgerald and guest choreographer Marcy Plavin of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.
Tickets are $4.
* On May 9, the orchestra will offer a free spring concert in the Pascal Center. The performance starts at 7:30 p.m.
* A free exhibit, "Monotypes/Monoprints: Unique Statement," by members of the Maryland Printmakers is on display until May 17 in the Pascal Center.