Pumphrey Day gives families chance to spend time with neighbors



Gather the family and plan to spend time with your neighbors and friends at the annual Pumphrey Day on Saturday at the Lloyd Keaser Center.

This is an all-day affair that will include a parade, an auction, games, food, crafts and flea market items, a King and Queen contest, a Hoop-It- Up contest, a drawing for a bushel of crabs and more. The day will conclude with a Pumphrey Day Dance from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m.

Table and space rentals are still available. For information call 789-7829. Items are still needed for the auction. If you have something to donate, call 789-9037 and they will pick it up for you.

Contestants for the Hoop-It-Up Contest need to register by calling 789-1346. If you're interested in volunteering for the day, call 789-9127.

The center is on Belle Grove Road. Be sure to mark this on your calendar and have a good time.


Looking for an evening of fine entertainment right in your own back yard?

The Actors Company Theatre will present four benefit performances of "Man of La Mancha" at North County High School.

Showtime is 8 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, Aug. 19 and 20.

Tickets are $10 per person and proceeds from the performances will benefit the charity designated for that date: Friday, North Arundel Hospital Foundation; Saturday, Grant-A-Wish Foundation; Aug. 19, United Cerebral Palsy; and Aug. 20, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Come see a superb performance while helping to make a difference in someone's life.

The school is at 10 E. First Ave. in Ferndale. For more information, call 760-5800.


Don't forget there's a place for you tonight "Beneath the Storytelling Tree."

Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church will begin Outdoor Vacation Bible School from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight, and continue through Friday. Children ages 2 through grade 6 are invited to participate. Adults are welcome, too.

For more information, call 789-3688.

* The church will have its All-Church Picnic from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday at the West River church camp. Cost is $1.50 per person and covers the rental of the camp and the pool.

Everyone is asked to bring enough food to feed their family plus two. All food will be put together during mealtime. There will be boat rentals, swimming, games, softball, volleyball, plus plenty of time to enjoy walking trails. Join this day of fun and fellowship.

The church is at 110 Townsend Ave.


Brooklyn United Methodist Church, 4th Street and Pontiac Avenue, will offer Vacation Bible School classes from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 22 through 26.

Advance registration is being accepted. The mission project for this year's Vacation Bible School will be putting together Health Kits for Church World Service. Along with Bible lessons, crafts and many other fun activities are planned.

For more information or to register, call 355-8740.


The Arundel Improvement Association news: Everyone in the community is urged to come out to "Meet the Candidates Night" beginning at 8 p.m. on Aug. 30 at the AIA Hall.

Candidates for Senate and House of Delegates will be introduced at 8 p.m. Candidates for sheriff, County Council, judge of Orphans Court, registrar of wills, clerk of Circuit Court and state's attorney will be introduced at 8:30 p.m. County executive candidates will be introduced at 9 p.m.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 789-2192.


Anyone planning to vote in the 1994 primary election must register by Aug. 15 at 9 p.m.

Applications may be picked up at the election office, 101 Crain Highway, room 305, Glen Burnie. All county library branches, most banks and post offices will also have applications.

Aug. 15 also is the last day to apply for a barrier-free polling place.

Handicapped or elderly individuals who require an alternate polling place should call 222-6600.


Dave Burkhardt, the Maryland State Police at BWI volunteer coordinator, will discuss crime prevention at the Brooklyn Park Senior Nutrition Site, from 11 a.m. until noon on Thursday.

The site is in the basement of the Brooklyn Park Library, 1 E. 11th Ave. All seniors age 55 and over are invited to attend.


The Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association is still accepting soccer registrations at the Sugar Shack on the 10th Avenue Fields between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturdays.

Boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 15 are invited to play. The cost is $25 for one child and $40 for two or more children.

For more information, call Roger McGhee at 636-4561 for boys soccer, and Len Tiesi at 636-1157 for girls soccer.


Harbor Hospital Center news: A new class, Kangaroo Kapers, is available to help siblings of a new baby get ready for their brother or sister.

The one-hour program includes a slide presentation, a tour of the maternity unit and other activities for youngsters.

The hospital recommends that children take the class during the final months of a mother's pregnancy. A parent must accompany their children to the class. Classes are held on the second Saturday of each month.

In addition to Kangaroo Kapers, a grandparenting class also is offered by the hospital.

Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 347-2563.

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