Car show to relive gas-guzzling glory PASADENA

NEIGHBORS

July 30, 1993|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

Relive the glory days of gas-guzzling engines, turbo-glide transmissions and rag tops as Vintage Tin of Maryland sponsors its 22nd annual Rod Run Picnic, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Fort Smallwood Park.

It will be a classic car-lovers delight, featuring hundreds of pre-1972 cars, from rods to roadsters, on display.

"From past experience, we expect several hundred cars to show up for the picnic," said Carol Cross, group spokeswoman. "Last year, we had 600 cars -- from '50s cars to Al Capone types -- show up for the one-day event."

Admission is $10 per car (driver and one passenger included). Additional passengers are $5 each.

Door prizes will be awarded. Food and refreshments will be on sale.

The park is at the end of Fort Smallwood Road.

For more details, call 255-5269 or 987-4887.

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Just follow the signs tomorrow down Mountain Road, past Downs Park, to the community summer flea market, sponsored by the Pinehurst Community Association, at individual homes in the Pinehurst and Bodkin communities.

The event will run from from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Maps listing the location of participating households may be obtained at the intersection of Pinehurst and Oakdale roads.

For more information, call Bobbie Hilditch, 255-7484.

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As a change of pace, the Pasadena Business Association will have its next meeting at 6 p.m.

Wednesday at the Maurgale Inn on Nabbs Creek Road.

Members should call Carol, 987-4887 or Toni, 360-4636, for reservations.

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The Rev. Joyce Perdue will speak at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship service at Chesapeake Christian Center, 7975 Tick Neck Road.

Ms. Perdue is the former pastor of the Word of Faith Center in Hanover. She is working at the Word of Faith World Outreach in Tallin, Estonia, ministering to the Russian and Estonian congregation.

Complimentary child care will be provided for babies and toddlers under 2. Children's church will be available for youngsters ages 2-10.

For more details, call the church, 255-3168.

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Pasadena United Methodist Church, 61 Ritchie Highway, will have vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon, next Monday through Friday.

Classes will be available for children, age 3 through fifth grade.

Registrations will be accepted at the door. A small fee to cover the cost of materials will be charged.

Information: 647-3090.

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Thirty-two days remain until the opening bell rings for county schools, much to the relief of hot, bored kids and their grateful parents.

August days are spent searching the stores and malls for the right lunch box, back pack, shoes and first-day outfit (all on sale, if possible). The first few days of September are filled with signing permission forms, accumulating forgotten supplies, and getting back into the routine.

The back-to-school rush can be overwhelming for the best of students, but even more so for children who have experienced problems at school.

Although schools are closed until Sept. 1, offices are open and there is still time to schedule appointments with guidance counselors to discuss problems and solutions.

Check the phone book for the number of your student's elementary or middle school.

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