Micro-Brew Festival at Kurtz's Beach


September 16, 1994|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

Celebrate that magic mixture of fermented grain and hops at the first Micro-Brew Festival from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Kurtz's Beach in Pasadena.

The event is being sponsored by the North Arundel Home Brewers Club, a nonprofit group of home-brew hobbyists.

Tickets are $22 in advance, $25 at the door, and the price includes an all-you-can-eat German buffet and a sampling of 15 different micro-brewed beers made in the Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania areas.

Information: 789-2408.


The Chesapeake Christian Center, 7975 Tick Neck Road, is sponsoring a mammoth churchwide yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow.

Mens, ladies and childrens apparel; furniture; appliances; toys; and tools are among the items for sale.

Hungry shoppers can take the edge off their appetites with hot dogs, baked goods, lemonade and sodas.

Proceeds will benefit the church building fund.

Information: 255-3168.


The Pine Grove Village Improvement Association is sponsoring a flea market from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow on the lawn of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 8615 Fort Smallwood Road.

Space are available to rent for $8.

Food and refreshments will also be on sale.

Proceeds will benefit the community playground equipment fund.

Information: 360-5130.


Jenkins Memorial Church is sponsoring a performance of "Broadway Masquerade" from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Stoney Creek Democratic Club on Fort Smallwood Road.

The dinner theater evening will feature an all-you-can-eat buffet of roast beef, ham, vegetables, salad, assorted desserts, coffee, teas and punch from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Showtime is 7 p.m.

Tickets are $20 per person.

Reservations: Barbara Roberts, 255-3819.


Help celebrate the first anniversary of the Next to New Thrift Shop, sponsored by the Cancer Resource and Support Center, all next week at the Patriots Plaza store.

Shop hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, with evening hours (until 7 p.m.) on Thursdays.

A weeklong sale, with drastically reduced prices, will be featured. A wall decoration created by Mary Lagana will be raffled off to benefit the CaRES Center.

Several activities also are also scheduled. Tomorrow, visitors can get beauty tips and hints from a professional makeup artist. On Wednesday, steps for creating "no-sew" curtains will be demonstrated.

A collection of handmade porcelain dolls will be on display on Friday, and artist Andy Kim will sketch caricatures of shop visitors on Sept. 24.

Information: 760-2929.


St. Jane Frances School welcomed four new faculty members to its staff this year. Santina Brown and William Kerner will be teaching junior high students. The Rev. Jim Reusing and seminarian Chuck Wible will be involved with student religious programming.

The school will kick off its schedule of family activities with the return of Pasta Night with the Principal on Friday in the school hall. Families can enjoy a meal out and talk with returning principal, Sister Mary Monaghan.

Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children under 12.

Information: 255-4750.


The National Security Agency will administer its aptitude test for Chesapeake High School juniors interested in the high school work experience program Tuesday and Oct. 12. These are the only dates the test will be given at Chesapeake.

Students interested in working at NSA in their senior year should sign up in the office technology lab or see a business teacher. The NSA test does not include business skills.

Also, interested students should have taken or be taking a keyboarding/formatting class. They must also take a prerequisite business computers or office technology course during their junior year to qualify.

Applicants for the NSA work experience program and all members of their immediate families must be U.S. citizens. Each applicant must undergo extensive pre-employment processing, including a job interview, a medical interview and exam, and a polygraph interview. Background investigations can take up to six months to complete.

Parents with questions can call business teachers Debbie Groff or Christine Hudgins at 255-9600.

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