Crofton police, teens, sponsor anti-crime event

NEIGHBORS

August 02, 1994|By SUE HALLER

Tonight is Crofton's Night Out block party.

The Crofton Teen Club and the Crofton Police Department will co-sponsor the local edition of the 11th annual National Night Out anti-crime and drug prevention event.

A party is planned at Crofton Elementary School on Duke of Kent Drive from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., with a flashlight walk around Crofton Parkway from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

There will be games, refreshments, prizes, raffles and music.

The National Association of Town Watch, in cooperation with law enforcement agencies, is urging homeowners, apartment dwellers and local businesses to turn on their outside lights and spend the evening getting to know their neighbors.

For more information about the local event, call Chief Deborah Bogush at 721-2301.

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In celebration of Crofton's 30th anniversary, the Arundel Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, the Greater Women's Information Network and the Crofton Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a bull roast and dance Aug. 13 at the Arundel fire hall.

Ticket prices are $25 per person, $45 per couple and $7.50 for children 9-12. Children under 9 are free.

Sodas and beer are included with the dinner. Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the dance will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The dance is BYOB and beer will be 50 cents.

Seating is limited and the deadline for paid reservations is Sunday.

For more information or to make reservations, call Sheila Schneider, 721-9131, Crystal Willis, 721-0890 or Lynn Duckworth, 261-3620.

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The county library's summer reading program is in its final three weeks, but youngsters can still register and participate.

All three of these events will take place at the Crofton Library.

The popular Snakes Alive!!! program by Lloyd Tydings of the Nature Company of Annapolis will be presented at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. tomorrow. Kids will get a hands-on experience with reptiles.

A marble-shooting demonstration is planned at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Magician Michael Chamberlin will unleash his bag of comedy and magic tricks at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 11.

Space is limited. For more information, call 261-3909.

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Arundel High School Class of 1979 is looking for you.

Organizers have scheduled the 15-year class reunion for Oct. 1. If you graduated that year or know someone who did, call 474-9253, (410) 313-8524 or (202) 898-0850.

The event will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Annapolis Holiday Inn.

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The Arundel High School Key Club will hold a book drive for old children's books on Aug. 20 in the parking lot of Crofton Elementary School on Duke of Kent Drive.

Books will be read and tape-recorded and then donated to local hospitals for their patients.

Any donations of old books, blank tapes or tape recorders will be greatly appreciated. Items can be dropped off on the day of the book drive between noon and 4 p.m.

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