It's time to register for spring sports

NEIGHBORS

January 18, 1994|By SUE HALLER

Think spring by registering for a spring sport with the Crofton Athletic Council. Register from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 29, noon to 3 p.m. Feb 5 and 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 12, at Crofton Elementary School on Duke of Kent Drive. Choose from baseball, softball, T-ball, boys' lacrosse, girls' lacrosse and girls' fall football cheerleading.

The cost for baseball, softball and T-ball is $35, or $25 if parents volunteer 10 hours in the program. For information, call Jim Parsons at 721-0981.

Other fees are $40 for boys' lacrosse; $30 for girls' lacrosse; and $40 for girls' fall football cheerleading.

For information on boys' lacrosse, call Tom Marbury at 721-1954; girls' lacrosse, Scott Anderson, 721-1740; girls' fall football cheerleading, Dee Dee Brown, 721-6475.

The council's annual family registration fee is $40. For more information, call 261-0196.

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Pull out the bobby socks and poodle skirts, it's time for the first of many events to celebrate Crofton's 30th anniversary.

The first event will be a sock hop set for Jan. 22 at the Arundel Volunteer Fire Hall. The hours of the dance are 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., with a social hour from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Impressions will play music from the last 30 years. Beer, wine and sodas will be sold, and munchies will be provided.

Admission will be $15 per couple or $10 for singles. You may dress in the styles of 30 years ago. Tickets may be purchased at Crofton Town Hall or at the door. You must be at least 21 years old to attend this event.

Call Sue Bents or any other Town Hall staff member at 721-2301 or 261-6021.

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Lessons in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation will by offered by the Crofton Civic Association on Feb. 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Crofton Town Hall, 1576 Crofton Parkway.

Classes will instruct on CPR techniques on adults, infants and children. The class is free to those in the Crofton Special Tax District. A fee of $31.50 will be charged to those who live outside the district.

Reservations are a must and are on a first-come, first-served basis. For information or to register, call Sue Bents at Town Hall at 721-2301 or 261-6021. Coffee and juice will be provided, but you are asked to bring your own bag lunch and drink.

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The Rotary Clubs of Bladensburg and Bowie-Crofton are joining forces to sponsor an Indoor Golf Tournament to fight off the gloom on Feb. 26. This is a charity gala for pros and duffers alike to benefit children with disabilities and injuries.

The evening includes an open bar, buffet and miniature golf. Sponsors will give away trophies and door prizes, including Capitals and Bullets tickets, meals at local restaurants, golf merchandise and autographed books by such authors as Art Buchwald, Dave Barry, Gary Larson and Gary Trudeau.

The proceeds of the tournament will go to two charitable projects. One is Opportunity Park, a Bowie playground accessible to children with disabilities. The other recipient is a foundation that supports the work of Dr. Thomas Koury, a prominent Maryland surgeon. Twice a year he donates his skills and those of his staff to perform reconstructive facial and hand surgery for disadvantaged children in Ecuador.

Information: Hubert Kelley at (301) 249-6420.

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Community United Methodist Church of Crofton is sponsoring Crofton City Limits, a coffee house for adults, at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 21 at the church at 1690 Riedel Road.

The cover charge is $2, and entertainment begins at 8 p.m. It will also be an open-mike night so performers are welcome to share their talents with the crowd.

Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served. Preforming at the premiere will be Tom Jack of the Just Us Folks coffee house at Mount Washington Methodist Church in Baltimore, and Skip Booth, musical storyteller for the Anne Arundel County Library. Look for this to be a monthly Crofton happening every third Friday.

Contact Ann Chafin at 858-1595, or Sam Crispin at 721-2473 for more information.

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