Pollen casts its yellow haze, coloring spring days for many of us

NEIGHBORS

April 29, 1994|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

Enjoying the great spring weather got a little tougher this week with the arrival of tree pollen.

Anything that is stationary for more than a minute ends up covered in a fine yellow dust. You brush it off, and sneeze. Your eyes begin to water, and then it's grab a box of tissues for the onslaught. But that's good old country living.

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The Magothy United Methodist Church men are sponsoring a roast beef dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow in the fellowship hall, 3703 Mountain Road.

The menu features roast beef and gravy, mashed potatoes, beans, slaw, apple sauce, dessert and a beverage.

The price is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 5 to 12. Youngsters under 5 can eat for free.

Carryouts are available at no additional charge.

Homemade baked goods also will be sold.

Proceeds will benefit church projects.

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An afternoon of dining, dancing and entertainment, sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 2462, can be yours from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $13 a person or $25 a couple and include the Bobby Berger Review floor show, platter, beer and setups.

Proceeds will benefit cancer aid and research, and the Grant-A-Wish program.

The post home is at 1720 Bayside Beach Road. Information: Rosemarie, 255-7101 or Shirley, 647-4114.

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The Chesterfield Homeowner's Association will sponsor its annual community cleanup day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Tower Bridge Pool and Crystal Palace Pool areas.

Volunteers are needed at both pool sites.

"This is an excellent opportunity for school students to work off some of their community service hours for graduation," cleanup coordinator Ruth Volz said.

Information: 437-8360.

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Junior Girl Scout Troop 1292 and Brownie Troop 1037 will conduct a carnival from noon to 3 p.m. tomorrow at Community United Methodist Church.

In addition to the midway offering inexpensive kids games, Chuckles the Clown will perform. Admission to the clown show is 75 cents.

Balloons, hot dogs and beverages also will be sold.

Proceeds will benefit troop summer activities.

The church is at 8680 Fort Smallwood Road. Information: Gretchen Smith, 437-4362 or Tommit Hopkins, 255-2691.

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The Chesapeake High School Band Boosters invites former band members to its annual alumni night at 7 p.m. May 11 in the school auditorium.

"The evening will coincide with the band's spring concert program," group spokeswoman Elaine Leigh said. "Alumni can play with the band if they'd like that evening, or just sit back and enjoy the music."

Admission is free. Light food and refreshments will be served after the concert.

Alumni who would like to play should contact Stan Sieradski, 255-9600.

Information: 437-3019.

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Magothy-Chelsea Community Lutheran Church, Third and Beach avenues, will celebrate Dedication Sunday this weekend.

Memorials that have been donated over the past few years will be dedicated in a ceremony at the 10:30 a.m. Communion service.

Refreshments and a light lunch will follow the service.

Information: 255-4040 or 626-8818.

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The Stoney Creek Democratic Club invites the community to an open house at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the clubhouse on Fort Smallwood Road.

State Sen. Phil Jimeno will be the speaker.

Refreshments will be served.

Information: 437-9388.

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The Northeast High School Band Boosters will sponsor a spring flea market and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14 at the school, 1121 Duvall Highway.

Space are $10 and should be reserved in advance.

For reservations, call Rose Morgan, 255-1645, Ann Andercyk, 255-7524, or Bev Danton, 266-0714.

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The Chesapeake High School Varsity Club is sponsoring its annual Senior Spotlight Night to honor senior class athletes at 6 p.m. May 25 in the school cafeteria.

The guest speaker will be state Del. Michael E. Busch, chairman of the Economic Matters Committee and a former Temple University football player.

Tickets are $10 and include a chicken dinner, dessert and coffee.

Tickets may be purchased at the school or ordered by mail.

No tickets will be sold at the door.

Checks made out to Chesapeake High School should be mailed to: CHS Varsity Club, 4798 Mountain Road, Pasadena 21122, Attention Senior Athlete Banquet.

For information, call 255-9600, ext. 213 or 221 during school hours.

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