Remember, moms, it's fall back -- to school WEST COUNTY -- Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills


June 22, 1993|By SUE HALLER

How many moms woke to the screams of their kids fighting on the first day of summer vacation? I did, and personally I can't wait for school to start again.

2 More information will be available next month.


The annual Vacation Bible School for all denominations will be held July 5-9 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

The program also may be offered July 12-17.

The school is open to 3-year-olds through fifth-graders.

Registration forms are available at:

St. Paul's, Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church, Community Methodist Church, St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

Registration is $10 per child per week with a family discount available.

C7 For more information or to register, call 987-7476.

The American Cancer Society can help women undergoing cancer treatment deal with the physical changes that may occur as a result of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Cosmetologists and hair professionals teach techniques of applying makeup and experimenting with wig styles.

The next Look Good/Feel Better program is set for July 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Crofton office on Route 3 North.

For more information or to receive information about the society, call 721-4304 or 261-6000.


The Crofton Country Club is trying to start a water aerobics class for members and nonmembers.

If you're interested, call Stacy at the club, 721-2805, and add your name to the class list.


The Crofton Athletic Council is sponsoring the Mark Mettric and Tim Whitman Soccer Camp July 19-23 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Crofton Park.

The cost of the camp is $80 and includes a soccer ball and camp T-shirt.

Families with more than one child participating may deduct $5 for each additional camper. Applications are available by calling 261-0196 or 721-4734.

* The soccer tryouts have been set. For information, call the above numbers.

* Anyone wishing to run for the Crofton Athletic Council board of directors must notify nominating committee member Dorie Folstein at 261-3402 by Aug. 15. No write-ins will be allowed.


Local author Richard Stack will discuss his books and introduce the star of his books, Josh the Wonder Dog, at the Crofton Library on July 1 from 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Stack, of Glen Burnie, has written "The Doggonest Vacation," and other children's books.

His free performance is one of several events in the library's Summer Reading Program.

The event is open to preschoolers and first- through sixth-graders.

Registration is not required for the hourlong show, but seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The library's free summer reading program runs through July 23 and includes reading games and prizes.

Elementary school-age children can register at any time during the six-week program.

Activities also are available for preschool children.

For more information, stop by the local library or call 222-7915.

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