Rested, ready for school year after vacation WEST COUNTY--Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills


August 24, 1993|By SUE HALLER

Hi, Crofton. It's good to be back.

My family has spent the past two weeks in sunny northern California visiting relatives.

Now we're rested and ready for the new school year.


The Crofton Scrabble Club is growing.

The group now meets on the second Friday of every month at Davidsonville's Holy Family Catholic Church on Route 214 as well as on the fourth Friday of every month at the Kiwanis Activity Room at the Crofton Country Club. New members are welcome. Play starts at 7:30 p.m. at both meeting places.

Information, Mary Lou Goetze at (410) 798-4627.


The American Cancer Society will hold free Fresh Start classes beginning Sept. 9 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Discovery Shop in Bowie Plaza. Class size is limited.

To register, call 805-0812.


The Greater Crofton Newcomers Club soon will begin its fall activities. A members tea will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 8 at Sly Horse Tavern on the Village Green. Activity groups include Moms & Tots, a book club and a gourmet group. For membership information or for group activities, call (410) 721-3463.


Single Again, the weekly support group for separated or divorced people, meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church, 1657 Crofton Parkway.

Information: 721-2313.


A jumper clinic will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Equilibrium Horse Center in Gambrills.

For more information, call Terri Carrick, 721-0885.


Us Kids, a support group for children ages 6 to 13 whose parents are separating, divorcing or remarrying, meets Mondays at All Saints Lutheran Church on Mount Oak Road in Bowie.

Parent participation is required, and registration continues.

For more information, call Janis Thompson, 464-8385.


The Anne Arundel County Fair will accept registrations for the talent show until Aug. 31.

The groups are ages 7 and under, 8 to 13, 14 to 17 and 18 and up. Entries will be limited to individuals and small groups.

Pantomiming to recordings is permitted; singing along with prerecorded lyrics is not.

Previous first-place winners will not be eligible to re-enter the competition unless they have reached the next age group.

A $300 prize will be awarded for every age group.

For information, Salley Evens, 224-6406.

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