Just fun and frolic all day tomorrow


May 06, 1994|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

Take a break from those pesky spring-cleaning chores and take the family to Rockview Beach Improvement Association's third annual Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow at the community hall on East and Edna roads.

The event will feature adult and kids games with tons of prizes donated by local merchants, bingo, hot dogs and sodas, all for 25 cents.

Barney and Baby Bopp, Sparky the Fire Dog, McGruff the Crime Dog, the Doo-whop-a-saurus and the Oriole Bird will make appearances throughout the afternoon.

Snapshots are encouraged, so bring your camera.

Proceeds will benefit RBIA projects.

To get to the hall, take Fort Smallwood Road to Elizabeth Road and follow the signs to the hall.

Information: 360-0811 or 255-1105.


More than 200 youngsters are to march in the annual Fort Smallwood Optimist Club Little League parade starting at 9 a.m. tomorrow.

Bellhaven Avenue from Bayside Beach to Poplar Ridge Road will be closed to traffic from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. tomorrow.

Marchers will assemble at the VFW Post 2462 home at 8:30 a.m.

The parade route runs along Bayside Beach to Bellhaven Avenue to Poplar Ridge Road.

It ends at Daniel and Mabel Corey Park, behind Fort Smallwood Elementary.

In addition to T-ball, softball, clinic and baseball league players, participants include VFW Post 2462 Ladies Auxiliary Color Guard carrying a gigantic American flag, the Chesapeake High School Marching Band, Riviera Beach Volunteer Fire Company, the Pasadena Kadettes Majorette/Color Guard and Drum Corps and Ronald McDonald.

Members of the Maryland State Police K-9 Unit will demonstrate their skills at 10 a.m. at Corey Park.

Opening day games for all programs will be played throughout the day.

And, yes, food and refreshments will be on sale at the concession stand.

Information: 255-7101.


The Pasadena Sportfishing Group will have its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Orchard Beach Fire Co. hall on Solley Road.

The meeting will open with a humorous discussion of the trophy rockfishing season.

Tidewater bass guide Richard Wader will be the guest speaker.

Mr. Wader will offer hints on when, where and how to land those big bass.

For anglers looking for a weekend of roughing it, the PSG will be camping at James Island State Park in Crisfield on May 20 and 21.

"We will provide a free cookout for members at the park on May 20," said group spokesman George Bentz.

A few campsites are still available.

Contact the park to make arrangements.

New rules and weigh-in regulations for the group's rockfish and bluefish contests also will be available at Monday's meeting.

Membership in the group is free and open to anglers of all ages. Door prizes and a 50/50 raffle will be held. Refreshments, to benefit the fire hall, will be sold.

Information: George Bentz, 255-3678.


The Chesapeake High School Class of '84 will have its 10-year reunion from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. July 22 at Michael's Eighth Avenue.

Tickets are $38 per person and include an open bar, dinner and music by a disc jockey.

Organizers are still looking for class members.

If you have not been notified, call Sally Switala, 437-1216, or Teresa (Robinson) Weinschent, 781-4142.


The Mountain Road Soccer Association will conduct fall soccer registration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow and May 14 at Lake Shore Elementary School, 4531 Mountain Road.

Evening registration hours will be 6:30 to 8:30 May 11 and 18.

Birth certificates will be required for proof of age.


The Lake Shore Rotary will sponsor its annual Rotary Fun Run/Walk starting at 8 a.m. May 14 at Downs Park.

Participants can choose between a 5K run or a one-mile walk.

Registration is $10 per person and includes a T-shirt, gift bag and chances for prizes.

Advance registration forms are available at the park information center.

Entries will be accepted on race day between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. at the park's Fernwood pavilion.

Proceeds will benefit the Friends of Downs Park Inc.

Information: 255-4552.


Msgr. Raymond P. Kelly Council 10966 of the Knights of Columbus has earned the distinction of Star Council, the international organization's top award, for the 1992-'93 fraternal year.

The award recognizes overall excellence in the areas of membership recruitment and retention, promotion of the fraternal insurance program and sponsorship of service-oriented activities.

The award was presented to Council 10966 by State Deputy Francis Feeley at a ceremony last week.

"The Star Council Award is quite an honor for us. we're extremely proud of this accomplishment," said Bob Cleckner, the head of Council 10966.

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