There's plenty planned for Easter



Happy Easter! With the holiday right around the corner, events especially for children and those for the whole family are being held in all of our neighborhoods.

* The Arundel Improvement Association will sponsor an Easter egg hunt (for children up to the age of 11) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the AIA Hall, 705 Cross St. Children will be grouped according to age to hunt for eggs. Volunteers are needed to help supervise the hunt and offer donations of cupcakes.

For information, call 789-2192.

* Harbor Hospital Center will have its sixth annual Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. on Sunday. The ecumenical service, sponsored by the Hospital's Pastoral Care Division, will be held on the hospital's back lawn, overlooking the Patapsco River.

In case of inclement weather, the service will be moved indoors to Gruehn Auditorium. Music will be provided by local church choirs and soloists. A continental breakfast will be served in the hospital cafeteria after the service.

For information, call Mel Miller at 347-3487.

* Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave., will begin Holy Week with a Holy Thursday Seder Meal at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in Lacher Hall. A worship service will be at 7:30 p.m. Good Friday service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Easter Sunday services will be at 6 a.m. (sunrise service), 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. An Easter breakfast will follow the sunrise service at 7 a.m.

* St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave., invites everyone to attend its Holy Week services. Holy Thursday will begin with Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m., dinner with Seder-style foods at 6:15 p.m., and Holy Communion and Stripping of the Altar at 7:30 p.m. A noon spoken service will take place on Good Friday, with a Tenebrae Service and Reading of the Passion according to St. John at 7:30 p.m. Sunday worship begins with the Easter Vigil at 5:45 a.m.

The congregation will proceed from St. John to Garrett Park for Holy Communion about 6:45 a.m. Breakfast begins at 7:15 a.m. followed by the Festival Service of Holy Communion at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The Sunday School Easter Parade (weather permitting) takes place at 10 a.m.

* Brooklyn United Methodist Church, 4th Street and Pontiac Avenue, invites you to its Holy Thursday Service at 7 p.m., and its Easter service at 10:15 a.m.


Belle Grove Elementary School news: From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. tomorrow, there will be a recycling bin at the school for old phone books. New phone books will be coming out soon, so discard your old ones now.

* Volunteers are needed to serve as officers on the PTA Executive Board for the 1994-95 school year. The organization NTC also is seeking leaders for the following committees: Ways and Means Committee, Membership Committee and Class Parent Committee.

If you would be interested in any of these positions, call Michele McGhee at 636-4561, or Sandy Gallagher at 636-2122.


Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: A cultural arts program titled "Thomas Jefferson" will be presented by the Young America Theatre at 1:50 p.m. on Wednesday.

* Parents are invited to view the Science Fair Projects at 7 p.m. tomorrow. Come and see the variety of interesting subjects that the students opted to explore.


Countywide prekindergarten and kindergarten registration will take place during the week of April 11.

The state requires students enrolled in school to show proof of immunizations, with the dates of each vaccination, signed by a physician, health department official or school official and approved by the admitting school.

Parents must also have the child's birth certificate and proof of residency (license, gas and electric bill, etc.) at the time of registration.


North County High School news: Band parents are reminded to pick up their Easter flowers today at the school.

* The PTSA will sponsor its Spring Flea Market from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on April 9. Tables are $15 and can be rented by calling 761-3935.

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