Meetings, activities abound despite chill


January 14, 1994|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

The arctic blasts rattling through our community have failed to keep our neighbors inside. The calendar is gradually filling up with meetings, programs, registrations and indoor activities for local families.

Check out these activities in the Pasadena area next week.


Parents of students in the Northeast High School feeder system are invited to a Principal's Forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday at George Fox Middle School.

Sponsored by George Fox PTA, the forum will feature school principals from High Point, Riviera Beach, Solley and Sunset elementaries, George Fox Middle, Northeast High and the Center for Applied Technology-North.

Each principal will present a brief history and an overview of programming and goals. A question-and-answer period will follow.

"This should be an informative meeting for parents," said Chris Kirby, George Fox PTA president. "With the construction of a new Solley Elementary and the move of our eighth-grade program to Northeast in the fall, parents have many questions, and this will be the time to ask them."

The school is at 7922 Outing Ave. Information: Chris Kirby, 255-6162.


The Chesterfield Homeowner's Association will have its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Riviera Beach Fire Co. hall on Fort Smallwood Road.

Items on the agenda will include the election of three board members, a review of 1993 accomplishments, committee reports, discussion of community capital improvements, setting priorities for 1994, and a question-and-answer period.

Bob Adams, association spokesman, explained that in order for the association to conduct the elections, a quorum of 162 households must be represented, either in person or by proxy. Proxy forms for members unable to attend were mailed to all households.


The Mount Carmel United Methodist Church outreach committee sponsoring its ninth annual missions conference beginning Tuesday.

The conference is a six-day event scheduled once a year to bring people who are actively working in a variety of mission fields to visit with the congregation.

"This is a unique opportunity that enables our members to get a close-up, bird's eye view of specific missions projects," said Cindy Holt, church spokeswoman.

The conference will begin with a covered-dish dinner in the fellowship hall at 6 p.m. Tuesday and a program of music and missions speaker Bruce Griffith.

On Wednesday and Thursday, Mission Coffee Times will be held the homes of congregation members. Among the projects to be discussed are Bello Machre, refugee resettlement, ways to reach out in our own community, and personal mission experiences shared by Mr. Griffith.

On Jan. 21, the program shifts back to the church, with a dessert fellowship at 7 p.m. in the hall and a program on the mission experience presented by Robert and Debbie Walz, missionaries from China Outreach Ministries.

Events Jan. 22 will begin with a luncheon in the church hall at noon. Paul Law will be the guest speaker. Mr. Law, a medical students at Johns Hopkins University, spent his youth as the son of missionaries in Zaire. His goal is to return to Africa as a medical missionary. He will meet with church youths at a party at 6 p.m.

The conference will conclude with morning worship services at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Jan. 23. Guest speaker for both services will be Mr. Griffith.

Child care will be provided for events at the church.

Information: 255-8887.


Getting back to business after the holiday break, the Long Point Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Long Point Hall.

Long-time member Katie Haines will present an informative talk on the legend and language of flowers. Members will also be making pine-cone bird feeders.

Information: 255-6087.


The Lake Shore Democratic Club, 236 Maryland Ave., has scheduled several events at its clubhouse this month.

Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., the club will have a "Seven Dollar Party." Live music for your dancing pleasure, a hot plater, beer, soda, chips, pretzels and coffee are included in the price.

Tuesday, the club will have an open house. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m., and the meeting will follow at 8:30 p.m.

Guest speaker for the evening will be Lt. Gov. Melvin Steinberg.

Information: 437-2526.

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