Crofton plans variety of activities for fall, winter WEST COUNTY -- Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills


September 28, 1993|By SUE HALLER

Residents of the Crofton Special Tax District can count on a fall and winter filled with activities for both children and adults.

* First will be the annual haunted house, set for the week of Halloween at the Arundel Volunteer Fire Hall.

Crofton Police Chief Debbie Bogush, who is supervising this event, needs teen volunteers to decorate the hall, become a ghoul or help create strange sound effects.

A planning meeting will be held at 7 o'clock tonight at Crofton Town Hall.

For information, call the chief at Town Hall, 721-2301.

* Beginning early next month, lessons in country and ballroom dancing, CPR and refresher classes in CPR are planned.

* Next year, Crofton will celebrate its 30th anniversary. Organizers hope to kick things off with the Armed Forces Day Parade on May 14. Sue Bents needs volunteers for a planning committee. Call her at Town Hall to volunteer or register for these events.


The Bowie-Crofton Garden Club will meet tonight at 7:30 at Bowie City Hall.

Terry Galloway, coordinator of the state's "Tree-Mendous" program will discuss "Why Are Trees Important to Us?"

Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month.

Information: 464-2611.


The Crofton Convalescent Center's annual fall bazaar will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the center on Route 424 and Riedel Road.

Space can be rented for $15, or $20 with a table. The bazaar will be held outside, but will be moved indoors in the event of rain.

Information: 721-1000.


The Association for Gifted and Talented Youth will meet on Thursday in the media center at Crofton Middle School.

Coffee and conversation will begin at 7 p.m. followed at 7:30 p.m. by a panel discussion on the strengths and weaknesses of private and public schools. A student, parent and teacher from each education program will discuss particular settings.

Information: 261-0486.


The Arundel Volunteer Fire Department's open house is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Crofton Middle School.

Displays, demonstrations, fingerprinting, food and fire equipment will be featured.

In case of rain, the event will be held Sunday at the Company 7 fire house on Route 424.


MultiSport Sports School, in conjunction with North Arundel Hospital, is sponsoring a lecture on athletic training, and care and prevention of athletic injuries at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the school.

The clinic is open to Crofton Athletic Council coaches and assistants and parents and interested individuals.

The school is in Hopkins Place Business Center, Route 3 North.

Register by calling Brian Payne at 721-0414.


Crofton Kiwanis Club members are collecting used books for their book sale, planned for the end of October.

All proceeds will benefit the Arundel Senior High School Key Club and Crofton Middle School Builders Club, which the Kiwanis helps sponsor.

Anyone who has used books to donate are asked to call 261-0364.

* The club's monthly party at the Crofton Convalescent Center will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Installation of new officers will be held at a dinner Friday. The 7 p.m. event will be at the Bay Ridge Inn.

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