Local groups to sponsor 'Concerts in the Park' NORTH COUNTY -- Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey


June 14, 1993|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

Once again, the General Federation of Women's Clubs of Linthicum Heights will present "Concerts in the Park" at Linthicum Park on Benton Avenue. The concerts are scheduled for 6 p.m. on Sundays. Pack a picnic supper, take a lawn chair and enjoy the music. Concerts will be canceled if it rains.

The schedule is as follows: the Paradise Club, a bluegrass group on July 11; Trinidad and Tobago, a steel band on July 18; Mike Surratt and the Continentals, featuring polkas and waltzes on July 25; the Crabtowne Big Band on Aug. 1; the Naval Academy Band on Aug. 8; Nightwatch, featuring top 40 music and classic rock on Aug. 15.

The concerts are sponsored by the following groups: the Anne Arundel County Commission on Culture and the Arts, Pathways Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs, LSIA Improvement Association, Crestwood Improvement Association, Performing Arts Association of Linthicum (PAAL), Lions Club and the women's federation of Linthicum Heights.

Information: Jo Barker at 859-3308 or Delores Schuman at 789-7546.


The District 32 Democratic Club will meet on Thursday at the Ferndale Volunteer Fire Department. Refreshments will be served at 7:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 8 p.m. A representative from the state Mass Transit Administration will speak about light rail. Those interested in joining are welcome.

Information: Evelyn Kellner at 969-9325 or Valerie Serio at 850-0470.


"Peter Rock" will be the theme of the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church's Vacation Bible School from 9:30 a.m. to noon, June 21-25.

Classes will be available for 3-year-olds through sixth-graders. A suggested donation for materials is $2 per child or $5 for a family of three or more. An offering will be taken each day to benefit the United Methodist Children's Fund mission projects. A picnic for students and families will be held the final day of the session.

The church is at 200 School Lane. Information: 859-0990 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.


Ferndale United Methodist Church welcomed members of the confirmation class into the church on May 30. They are Kara and Beth Schible, Paul Schuler, Teri Rich, Aubrey Goff and Steven Bush.

* Swaying palms, coconuts and grass skirts will set the mood for the church's summer fund-raiser, a Polynesian Luau, on June 26. The activities begin at 5:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. The menu will include pork barbecue and a choice of ham or baked fish, as well as vegetables and a fruit salad. Everyone is encouraged to dress according to the theme.

Tickets are $8.50 for adults and $4.50 for children. Reservations are required by June 23. Please pay in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Profits will be used for church improvements.

For reservations, call the church at 761-2880, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and noon.


The Ferndale Roadrunners recently enjoyed a six-day bus trip to Dollywood, Dixie Stampede, Opryland U.S.A. Park, the Grand Ole Opry, and the Nashville General Jackson Paddle Boat where they met Shot Gun Red.

The group's next outing will be June 24 to Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie to see "Plaza Suite." Reservations are still being accepted.

The Roadrunners have added a trip to their schedule, a day trip to the Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown, W.Va., on Oct. 13 for lunch, then to Blue Ridge Outlets for shopping.

Information: Pete Scott at 761-0484.


Boy Scout Troop 550, sponsored by the Linthicum Elementary School PTA, participated in the Four Rivers Wilderness Survival Camporee at Camp Pecometh near Centerville.

They competed with 62 other patrols for camporee honors in wood cutting, signaling, archery, air rifle and compass orienteering.

The Troop 550 team of Joe Jennings and Terry Bilelland placed first in the log cutting competition and the Eagle Patrol came in third in the overall patrol competition. The Coyote Patrol earned an Award of Merit.

One of the weekend's highlights was the selection of Jason Pardoe and Tanger Ricci for the Boy Scout honor camper society, the Order of the Arrow.

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