Brothers act in production of local theater

NEIGHBORS

November 30, 1993|By SUE HALLER

Two Huntington Woods residents, Chris and Jonathan Dahl, will be featured in the Children's Theater of Annapolis (CTA) production, "The 3 1/2 Musketeers."

Both Chris, 14, a student at Arundel High School, and Jonathan, 11, a student at Crofton Middle School, are veterans of local productions.

Both brothers appeared in the most recent production at Arundel High, and Chris has been in two shows at the Annapolis Dinner Theater. Last summer, the talented youngsters took part in the Annapolis Garden Theater's Talent Machine production.

The theater is a family affair. Dwayne and Beth Dahl got involved with their boys in local theater about two years ago, and now the family has 10 shows behind them.

For this show, Dad is the stage manager and Mom is the production manager.

Thirty-five young people ages 8-14 will appear in "The 3 1/2 Musketeers," a musical spoof featuring comedy, intrigue, romance and choreographed swordplay.

Performances are Dec. 10, 11, 17, 18 and 19 at the Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College. All seats are reserved and tickets are $6.00, or $5.00 for groups of 20 or more.

To learn more, call the CTA information line at 757-ACT1 (2281).

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The five squads of the Crofton Athletic Council cheerleaders competed in countywide competitions Nov. 21 at Old Mill High school.

Cheering in their first competition were the Future squad of Ashley Balsa, Julianne Brown, Alison Costabile, Amanda Degen, Jennifer Edwards, Ashley Gerheisek, Sherrie Gutoski, Courtney Highsmith, Katlynn Highsmith, Ashley Hoffman, Abigale Lynch, Kim Milligan, Allison Reiber and Alyson Shelly. They are coached by Liz Balasa, Teri Brown, Patty Degen, Chrissy Doffermyer, Lisa Kirkland, Chrissy Raimond and Cindy Shelly.

The 10- to 12-year-old girls placed first in their division. Congratulations to: Stephanie Battista, Lesley Brown, Jessica Baumgartner, Kristen Cilento, Kim Edwards, Judy Mineweaser, Jennie Musitano, Keri Pessagnoa, Melissa Roberson, Laura Silverman, Michelle Torrence, Rachel Upton and Becky Weiss. They are coached by Monica Baumgartner and Laura Newberry.

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The Bowie/Crofton Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at Bowie City Hall.

The director of education programs at the National Arboretum

in Washington will discuss flowering shrubs. Visitors are welcome.

The club meets the last Tuesday of the month.

For more information, call John McKenna at 464-2611.

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The Arundel High School Cheerleaders will act as hostesses from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at the McDonald's restaurant in Crofton.

A percentage of proceeds from purchases will benefit the cheerleaders' trip to Orlando, Fla., to perform in the Citrus Bowl pregame show Jan. 1.

For more information, call 672-6927.

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The Bowie/Crofton Multiple Sclerosis Support group will meet from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Church of the Redeemer, 7300 Race Track Road, Bowie.

The group meets the first Thursday evening of each month in Bowie. Meetings are open to all.

For more information, call 793-3896 or 721-1537.

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The Arundel Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have a New Year's Eve Dance from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the Arundel Volunteer Fire Department fire house, Route 424.

A disc jockey, party favors, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, setups, a champagne toast and continental breakfast will be included in the cost of $25 per person or $45 per couple. All reservations are due by Dec. 20. Dressy attire is requested.

For more information or to make reservations, call 261-0676 or 721-3454.

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Get out the lights, the tinsel and holiday greens. It's time for the Greater Crofton Newcomers annual outdoor illumination contest.

The contest is open to anyone living in the Crofton triangle. Residents may nominate their own house or the home of a particularly creative neighbor.

The deadline for entries is Dec. 12 with judging beginning Dec. 13. Judging is in three categories: best traditional, most creative and best townhouse. Winners in each category will receive a $25 prize.

To enter, mail or phone your name, address, telephone number and the category best fitting your decorations to: Illumination Contest, c/o Carol Sands, 1728 Trent St., Crofton 21114, or phone 261-3925.

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