Actors' Company to perform for charities



If you didn't get a chance to see the Actors' Company Theatre production of "Man of LaMancha" at North County High School, last weekend, mark it on your calendar for this weekend.

Showtime is 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the school, 1 E. First Ave. Proceeds from this weekend's shows will go to United Cerebral Palsy and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door.

Information: 760-5800.


Harbor Hospital Center news: A new class, "Super Baby Sitter," is being offered at the hospital for beginning baby-sitters and children who assist their parents with child-care. The instructor is a registered nurse.

The class will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the hospital's Gruehn Building. Sitters will learn how to administer first aid, recognize potential safety hazards, prevent and treat poisonings, select age-appropriate toys, games and activities. They also will learn how to bathe, diaper and handle infants.

The class fee, which includes instructional materials and lunch, is $20. Space is limited. To receive registration forms, call 347-2563.

The hospital also is offering items to help families make their homes safer for small children. Mr. YUK stickers, poison lookout check lists and home poison guides are available.

To receive copies of the poison prevention information: 347-2563.


Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave., will sponsor a music camp from 9 a.m. until noon from Monday, Aug. 22, through Friday, Aug. 26. Children between the ages of 3 and 8 are invited. The camp will include a musical, music, games and bell classes. A final performance will be given at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Information: 789-3688.


St. John's Service Committee of St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave. will present its second free session to help parents help their children in school at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. This session will deal with helping children with their homework and how to study.

Leslie Heiderman Schell, a professional reading specialist, will conduct the class.

Information: 355-7295.


The Community Advocate for Senior Opportunities and Services enjoyed its 25th anniversary luncheon recently at the Earleigh Heights Fire Hall in Pasadena.

Brooklyn Park residents receiving recognition for their volunteer work in the community were Betty Austin, Helen Cashen, Charles Johnson and Frances Jones.

Congratulations to all for a job well done.


The Arundel Improvement Association Senior Club invites neighbors 55 years and older to join. The organization is committed to fighting for the rights of seniors. It is involved in organizing social events for the community, sponsoring bus trips, luncheons, and other activities.

Information: 761-1769 or 789-2192.


Brooklyn United Methodist Church, at Fourth Street and Pontiac Ave., is having its second "Saturday Night Alive" at 7 p.m. Aug. 27. This uplifting workshop includes praise, prayer and informal sharing. All are invited to attend.

Information: 355-8740.


North County High School News: Practices for all fall athletic teams begin today. Students must arrive with proof of a physical or athletic screening by a doctor and an Anne Arundel County Guide for student and parents. The schedule is as follows: Football -- 8 a.m. in the gymnasium. Girls and boys soccer -- 9 a.m. in parking lot behind school. Golf -- 10 a.m. in gymnasium lobby. Field Hockey -- 9 a.m. in gymnasium lobby. Cross country -- 7 p.m. at Bay Brook Park on Church Street. Volleyball -- noon in the gymnasium.

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