Severn school students sing on morning TV show

NEIGHBORS

December 09, 1993|By JONI GUHNE

Did you recognize that handsome group of teen-agers singing on the CBS TV show "This Morning" on Friday?

The students who performed the show theme song, "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning," were members of the upper-school choir from Severn School. Congratulations to director Eric W. Van Dervort and his young musicians.

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Members of the Severna Park High School Marching Band and Boosters will begin selling homemade Christmas cookies tomorrow at 9 a.m. at the Giant Food in the Severna Park Mall and at the Benfield Road Safeway.

The cookies, which sell for $4 a box, include a number of recipes and are attractively packaged.

Order ahead or stop by while they last. Call 544-7255.

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Talented Central County youngsters will be showcased in "Holiday Magic," produced by the Talent Machine, directed and choreographed by Bobbi Smith, with musical direction by Jill Sharp-Compton.

The family show will be presented at the Francis Scott Key Auditorium of St. John's College in Annapolis tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday, and Dec. 17 through Dec. 21.

Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday matinees are at 2:30 p.m.; and the curtain goes up at 6:30 p.m. for performances Sunday through Tuesday.

Among the 40 cast members, all 8 to 18 years old, are Severna Park residents Jason Diedrich, Lindsay Erwin, Laura Martin, Julia, Mike and J. B. Osborne, and Michael Wright.

Representing Broadneck in the cast are Lorraine and Marilyn Boozer, Kelly and Jonathan Lidz, Pat Smith and Sarah Snyder.

Also in the show are Jodi and Ashley Adkins of Gambrills, Courtney Kerr of Crownsville, Karen Zucco of Odenton, Linsey Middleton from Davidsonville, and Chris and Ian Kennedy of Laurel.

Tickets are $9 and are available by calling 956-0512.

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For some of the season's most memorable music, attend the annual Advent concert presented by 90-plus choir members and instrumentalists at 4 p.m. Sunday at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Information: 647-2550.

* Or, this Sunday at 4 p.m., you can enjoy the music of Beethoven, Rossini and Haydn as interpreted by the Anne Arundel Community College Orchestra. The free concert takes place at the college's Pascal Center for the Performing Arts.

Information: 541-2218.

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If someone you know is a hockey fan, the Severna Park Jaycees have the perfect gift for you: tickets to the Jan. 14 hockey game between the Washington Capitals and the New Jersey Devils at the USAir Arena.

The tickets are reduced to $20 with $15 being donated to the Anne Arundel Literacy Program.

Call Doug McGettigan at 544-9068.

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The students at Chesapeake Academy have raised more than $1,000 selling pins to benefit Sarah's House, the shelter for homeless women and their children.

The students also are collecting baby food and diapers for Sarah's House residents.

In addition, Chesapeake students each year adopt two families for whom they provide food, clothing and gifts during the holiday season.

If you can help, call 647-9612.

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Registration continues through Dec. 20 for the Anne Arundel Community College two-week session in January. Credits earned from the 24 accelerated classes can be transferred to four-year colleges. The semester runs from Jan. 7 through Jan. 22.

Information: 541-2464.

* The college is the next stop for real estate professionals who must earn 12 hours of instruction for license renewal by the April deadline.

Three-, six- and 12-hour courses are available Jan. 18 through Jan. 22 at the Arnold campus and March 22 through March 25 at Arundel Center North in Glen Burnie.

Information: 541-2325.

* More people sign up for telecourses at Anne Arundel Community College than at any other college or university in the state.

Beginning Jan. 24, 32 telecourses will be offered. Students may view the three-credit courses at the college or may check out the tapes to take home. Nine of these courses will be shown on Maryland Public Television.

For information, call 541-2464.

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