1840 House food historian to address the Herb Club

NEIGHBORS

May 31, 1994|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

A lecture and demonstration on "Our Herbal Culinary Heritage" will be presented by Sue Latini, a member of the Friendly Thyme Herb Club, at the club's regularly scheduled meeting, 10 a.m. Friday at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center, 7205 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.

The demonstration will include preparation of several dishes that feature herbs. The recipe for "1840 House Squash Cakes" will appear in the hearth cooking recipe book Ms. Latini recently completed. It will be published this year.

Ms. Latini is food historian at the 1840 House, part of the Baltimore City Life Museums. There, she conducts regularly scheduled hearth cooking workshops and monthly demonstrations based on a theme. She also does outdoor oven baking demonstrations at the Landis Valley Farm Museum in Lancaster, Pa.

Ms. Latini also has worked or studied at the hearths at Old Salem, N.C.; Connor's Prairie, Ind.; Shirley Plantation in Virginia; and at Landis Valley Farm Museum. Her cooking classes at Anne Arundel Community College are titled "Colonial Food and Culture" and "Cooking With Herbs."

For information concerning this meeting, call Mary Goode, publicity chairwoman at 437-4120, or Lola Zabetakis, club president at 768-9653.

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Peace Lutheran Church will present its annual Spring Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church, 416 Welham Ave. Look for face painting, children's games, a country store, a bake table, snowballs, food and drinks. There will be an auction, rummage sale and door prizes. There is no rain date. Dave Hulteny is chairman.

For information, call the church office at 766-3283.

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Boy Scout Troop 550, sponsored by the Linthicum Elementary School PTA, recently competed against 76 other patrols from the area.

Camping on a farm near Odenton, the troop competed in 17 challenges and brought home the top prize. The Flying Eagle Patrol -- Terry Gilleland, Joe Jennings, Philip Pitts and David Starr -- was named the "Number One Patrol." Jennings and Pitts also won the second annual "Saw-Off" competition.

Other Scouts present were Senior Patrol members John Henkel, Shawn Jennings, Luke Rittenhouse, John Rouse and Scout Taylor. Spending the weekend with the Scouts were Scoutmaster Larry Jennings, Assistant Scoutmaster Bruce Henkel and Committeeman Joseph LaSpina. Committee Chairman Joseph Hyla, Bill MacLeod, Assistant Scoutmaster Vincent Mise and Committeeman Manu Shah helped out by manning one of the stations.

The group's next outing will be a trip to the Friary in Howard County the weekend of June 17.

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Linthicum Elementary School presents its second annual Follies Show and Ice Cream Social Friday. Families and friends are invited to join. Friendly's ice cream with assorted toppings will be served at 6 p.m.

The Follies will begin shortly thereafter, and will present teachers, staff and parents in a "Footloose" musical revue designed to showcase their talents and comic abilities.

Also that evening, the PTA Legislative Committee will register voters for the primary and general elections. If you are new to the community or need to update your registration, this would be an ideal time to get it done.

The school's PTA will be sponsoring a half-price book fair during school hours, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 7 and 8 and the morning of June 9.

This is a great opportunity to stock up on children's books for the summer.

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The following members of the Linthicum Elementary PTA were voted into office during their recent elections: Tom Thompson, president; Martin Muller, first vice president; Ike Fleming, second vice president; Charlie Mannion, treasurer; Pam Engel, corresponding secretary; and Kathy Notari, acting recording secretary.

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The Evelyn Keller Circle invites you to attend the annual Strawberry Festival from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday in the Fellowship Hall at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane.

Strawberries will be served with ice cream or shortcake. Barbecue, hot dogs, baked beans, chicken salad, rolls, potato salad, cole slaw and drinks also will be available.

Baked goods and crafts made by circle members will be sold, as well as "white elephants" and items especially for children.

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Linthicum Chapter 2244 of the American Association of Retired Persons will meet Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church on Maple Road to celebrate its 19th birthday.

The board will meet at 11 a.m. A brief business meeting will take place at 12:30 p.m.

For the birthday celebration, the "Notables" from the Patapsco Valley AARP, chapter 3850, will entertain with skits and song. The group is under the direction of Charles Haslup.

After the program, the chapter will serve birthday cake, ice cream and punch.

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