Wondering what to do this Saturday? The options are seemingly endless



Get your rest this week, neighbors. Saturday is chockablock with activities.

* Looking for a good bargain? Sunnyfield Estates on Hammonds Lane will have a community yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. With some many participants, how could you NOT find that perfect something?

* Swing by Pumphrey, which will be having a flea market and dinner between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Lloyd Keaser Center on Belle Grove Road. After you finish browsing, you can purchase a chicken or pigs' feet dinner for $5.

* How about some entertainment for the children? Brooklyn Park Elementary School will sponsor its annual spring bazaar from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Youngsters can go fishing, dig for gold, shoot baskets, throw footballs and pick lollipops.

Adults can browse the many tables and select plants, baked goods, penny candy, crafts, novelty items, balloons, used books, jewelry, canned goods, grab bags and nearly new items.

For the hungry, hot dogs, hamburgers, snowballs and sodas will be sold through out the day. Be sure to stay for the karate demonstration performed by AJ Bartlinski Karate at 1 p.m.

The school is at 200 14th Ave. Come and have a good time and remember to buy something for Mother's Day.

* Still not tired? How about the May Fair at St. John Lutheran Church Day School?

The event will run from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. with pony rides, a dunking booth, moonwalk, spin art, a fish pond and pictures with a Power Ranger for youngsters.

Adults can check out the White Elephant table and fresh flower and plant stand.

JoJo the magician will entertain at 11:30 a.m.

The church is at 226 Washburn Ave. Come spend the day and don't forget to sample all of the good food.

* Don't go home just yet!

A dinner and variety show will be held at Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church.

Dinner, which begins at 5:30 p.m., will consist of lasagna, salad, desserts and beverages. At 7 p.m. it's show time.

Tickets are $7 per person; children under the age of 10 will be admitted free.

The church is at 110 Townsend Ave. For more information, call 789-3688.


North County High School Golf Classic, sponsored by North County High School Athletic Community, will begin at 7 a.m. on June 24 at Bear Creek Golf Club in Westminster.

The fee is $55 per golfer, which pays for the green fee, cart, continental breakfast, snacks on the course, fried chicken, deli tray, salads, iced tea or soda and buffet.

Hole-In-One prizes will be awarded on specific holes (based upon a field of 120 golfers) including cash, a half-dozen Divots Sportswear golf shirts, a set of Mizuno MSX metal woods, a golf vacation for two and two business class tickets to any destination in Germany.

Prizes will also be awarded to the longest drive, straightest drive, closest to the pin on Hole 8 and a 50/50 raffle.

For more information or to register, call 222-6790, Ext. 126 before June 17.

You also can call that number if your business would like to support this golfing event by sponsoring a golf hole for $100 or a gift of equal value.

Sponsors will receive a 24 by 12 inch sign placed on the tee area, their name will be listed in a booklet sent to all golfers, plus sponsors will appear in the principal's newsletter sent to more than 1,300 families in North County High area.


Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle School news: Several students were winners in the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights Short Story and Poetry Contest.

Congratulations to Division Three short story winner Tiffany Ritter and Katie Brzuchalski, who won second place. Kudos to Jackie Gutenkunst, first place, and Crystal Orr, second place, for their poems. These students will now have their works judged at the Woman's Club state competition.

* "Burger King Night" will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Burger King on Nursery Road. All proceeds will go to the PTSA to help pay for programs for the students.


The North County High School store will offer tuxedo rentals for the junior and senior proms. Hiken Formal Wear will donate all profits to the school.

Students will be required to pay a 50 percent deposit on their selection with the balance due the day before the prom when they pick up their rentals.


The Northern District Police Community Relations Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Northern District Police Station on Hammonds Lane.

Capt. Gary Barr will give an update on police activities in the district.


Arundel Improvement Association news: The next Community Advocates for Senior Opportunities and Services Advisory Board meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. May 11 at the Woods Memorial Church in Severna Park.

Frank Weathersbee, incumbent county state's attorney who is running for re-election, will address the board.

All presidents are asked to bring their vice president or another officer to the meeting. Refreshments will be served.

Everyone should contact the county Department of Aging to arrange transportation.

For more information, call 789-2192.


Harbor Hospital Center news: More that 13 million Americans have diabetes, yet only half know they do.

The hospital is helping spread the word about early detection of diabetes by offering the Diabetes Alert, a nine-question quiz that helps people determine if they are at risk.

The brochure also describes symptoms of the disease.

The hospital, as part of LifeCourse Health Resources, also is offering "heart health" education materials.

The HeartWise booklet includes recipes for soups, entrees and fruit and vegetable dishes. In addition, wellness maps that guide you on a trip to better health are available for blood pressure, nutrition, fitness and cholesterol control.

To receive a copy of either the Diabetes Alert or the HeartWise materials, call the LifeCourse Line, 347-2563.

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