Strawberries! So get thee to the church in time

NEIGHBORS

June 10, 1994|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

Everyone's invited to munch on sweet ruby-red strawberries tomorrow at the Jenkins Memorial Church strawberry festival and flea market.

The flea market will open from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. for your shopping pleasure. Rental spaces are available for $7.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., dig into fresh berries, served with or without ice cream and cake. Barbecue, hot dogs and beverages also will be for sale. Activities include raffles and grab bags.

Proceeds will benefit the Sunday school program.

The church is at 133 Riviera Drive. Space rental: Kathy Atkinson, 437-0124.

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The Pasadena Sportfishing Groups monthly meeting is at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Orchard Beach fire hall on Solley Road.

Rick Jenkins, field editor of Woods & Waters magazine, will talk about new vs. old fishing techniques.

Pat Boyd, of Florida Boat Sales, will be providing an update and tips on buying a larger boat. A Sea Hawk boat will be on display.

Shawn McNeal, from COBE Marine, will be handing the prizes to the winners of the May trophy rockfish contest.

Entries will be accepted at the meeting for two fishing events being sponsored by PSG.

The annual white perch contest and picnic is scheduled for June 18 at the Pasadena Boatel. The $10 entry fee covers a morning of fishing, prizes and the afternoon picnic. Five prizes will be awarded for the top catches, plus a special $50 prizes to the woman catching the largest toadfish.

Family members not fishing can attend the picnic for $5 each.

The second contest is the annual white perch rodeo on July 16 at Sandy Point State Park. The fee is $21 per boat, with a maximum of three anglers per boat.

"Entries are limited in the rodeo so we urge those interested to sign up early," said group spokesman George Bentz.

An open white perch tournament will kick off Monday and run through 5 p.m. July 10. The contest is free and open to all ages. To enter, just take your winning catch to COBE Marine on Fort Smallwood Road for an official weigh-in and cross your fingers. Winners will be notified.

* While we're in the fish mode, let's not forget the Kids Fishing Contest series, sponsored by the PSG, at Downs Park this summer.

The contests are open to youngsters ages 5 to 14. There is no entry fee, but regular park fees will apply. Prizes will be awarded.

The first contest is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 25, rain or shine. Other contest dates are July 23 and Aug. 13.

Advance registration is required. Youngsters must bring their own fishing equipment and a parent or guardian along.

PSG members will be on hand to bait hooks and offer general fishing guidance to novice anglers.

To register: 222-6230.

For information about PSF: George Bentz, 255-3678.

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Monday evening's lecture and slide show on the Bodkin Lighthouse and other historic lighthouses has been moved to the Chesapeake High School auditorium.

The program is being sponsored by the county Department of Recreation and Parks and the Pinehurst on the Bay/Bodkin Community Association.

"The public's interest in this fascinating subject was so great that we ran out of room at the Downs Park site," explained community spokeswoman Martha Jachowski. "Chesapeake's auditorium can hold quite a few people, so anyone interested in the subject is welcomed to attend."

The lecture given by F. Ross Holland, member of the Maryland Commission to Save the Lighthouses and author of two books on the subject, will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Information: 255-3860.

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Stoney Creek Democratic Club invites you to attend an open house at 8 p.m. Wednesday at its Fort Smallwood Road clubhouse.

George Johnson III, a candidate for county sheriff, will be the guest speaker.

The club's second Sunday party is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The cost is $7 per person and includes a hot platter, beer, sodas, snacks, with music by Al Baitsch.

Information: Rich Ames, 437-9388.

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Northeast High School is looking for donations of clothing, household items and furniture to help custodian Debbie Poling and her family.

The Polings' home was destroyed by fire recently. Debbie, her husband and son are fine but everything they owned was destroyed in the fire. Most needed are men's shirts (size M/L) and pants (34), women's size 2/3 and boys' size 5 clothing. Furniture, linens and kitchen also are needed.

Call 255-8047 for more details.

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Parents are reminded that students entering kindergarten, first, second, sixth, seventh or eighth grades in the fall will need proof of two doses of measles and one dose of mumps vaccine.

The county Department of Health offers immunization services from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Magothy Health Center, 2501 Mountain Road.

Call for an appointment. No fee will be charged, but donations $5 are appreciated.

& Information: 222-6640.

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