A crab feast is a great way to spend a summer afternoon with your neighbors and friends.
The Arundel Improvement Association is providing a great excuse to gather before the end of summer with its Seventh Annual Crab Feast from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the AIA Hall, 705 Cross St.
The menu consists of hot steamed crabs, homemade crab soup, steamed white corn on the cob, hot dogs, beans, sauerkraut, salads, green table, beer and soda. Music will be provided by M & M Diversified.
Tickets are $20 per person and must be purchased in advance. Call 789-2192 before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m.
Looking for something for the kids to do these final days of summer vacation?
How about the Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church music camp, which begins today and continues through Friday.
From 9 a.m. until noon, children in grades three through eight will be participating in games, music and bell classes. A performance will be given at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
The church is at 110 Townsend Ave. For more information, call 789-3688.
North County High School news: The guidance staff will present an evening orientation program for ninth-graders and new students at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the cafeteria.
The session will include the introduction of the guidance staff, an overview of the guidance services available to students and parents, an explanation of opening day procedures, homeroom assignments and a tour of the building.
The School Store will be open to purchase gym uniforms and back-to-school merchandise.
There will be a staggered school opening so that ninth-graders can attend an orientation program. Freshmen only will report to their homerooms on Monday.
* Band students are scheduled for full rehearsals from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. tomorrow through Friday. After school starts, evening rehearsals will continue from 6:30 until 9 p.m. on Thursdays. Band students should plan to keep Thursdays open.
* A reminder: There are new school hours this year. First period begins at 7:25 a.m. and the school day ends at 1:55 p.m. School doors open at 7:10 a.m.
The Center for Applied Technology-North will not be open to students today.
Vo-tech classes at CAT-N will run on normal schedules beginning Aug. 30, when all students are expected to report.
St. John Lutheran Church Day School PTA, 226 Washburn Ave., is having an outdoor craft fair on Sept. 17.
For more information, call the school office at 355-7296.
Harbor Hospital Center news: Learn life-saving techniques by attending the next CPR course.
The course, which runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 8, will teach American Heart Association procedures for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care.
The class will have a hands-on demonstration of CPR as well as skills and written examinations. Participants are issued a course completion card to carry in their wallets. The cost of the program is $20 per person.
For more information, call 347-2563.
* Many community organizations will resume their normal fall activities soon, including scheduling speakers for their monthly meetings.
Hospital representatives speak free of charge to community, church and school groups on a variety of health care subjects from family health and preparing children for a trip to the hospital to health education and career opportunities.
To receive a Speakers Bureau brochure with suggested health care topics, or to request a speaker, call the Public Relations Office at 354-9660.
Remember, when you are out this weekend looking for that unique yard sale stop at Brooklyn United Methodist Church, Fourth Street and Pontiac Avenue.
The fund-raiser will feature a car wash sponsored by the youth group, a bake sale, tables of yard sale items and another chance to showcase members' crafts. Volunteers and items are still needed.
For more information, call 355-8740.
* Also, the Vacation Bible School will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today through Friday. Children of all ages are invited to participate.