Performing arts group to start season with free concert by wind ensemble


September 26, 1994|By ROSALIE M. FLATER

Some wonderful family entertainment at bargain prices is available right here in our neighborhood. The Performing Arts Association of Linthicum has a history of bringing quality performers to the area, and this year is no exception.

The 1994-1995 season includes six evenings of entertainment. All performances are at 8 p.m. on Saturdays in the North County High School auditorium in Ferndale.

The first concert is free, as an introduction to the season. The U.S. Naval Academy wind ensemble will play on Oct. 8. This is the same popular group that plays in the summertime Concerts in the Park series in Linthicum.

Other performances are: Nov. 19, "The Nutcracker," presented by the Ballet Theatre of Annapolis; Jan. 21, the Warsaw Wind Quintet, with Michiko Otaki, pianist; March 11, the Charlie Byrd Trio; April 8, The Operatic Quartette; and May 13, Ted Brown, pianist and impersonator, performing Lizst and Chopin.

The high school auditorium is accessible to the handicapped, and assistance for the hearing impaired is provided. Tickets are available on a subscription basis for $20.

Jerry Van Airsdale is president of the Performing Arts Association.

Information: 636-2579 or 766-7723.


The Ferndale Roadrunners senior group invites members and associate members to the annual fall picnic Wednesday at Downs Park. A bus will leave from the Ferndale Senior Center at 11 a.m. and return at 5 p.m.

The picnic will take place in the Brightwater Pavilion. Hot dogs, hamburgers, salads and light beverages will be served.

Join the Ferndale Roadrunners for a live dinner theater show at Michael's Eighth Avenue at 8 p.m. Oct. 6.

An adult farce, "Out of Order" will be presented by the Maryland Traveling Repertory Theatre. Group rates are available.

Information: 761-0484.


Basketball registration for the Linthicum Ferndale Youth Athletic Association takes place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays until Oct. 6 at the field house off Andover Road.

The registration fees for youths ages 5 to 15 are $30, or $50 for

two children and $60 for three or more children per family. A $10 late fee will be charged after Oct. 6.

Meetings for the association's basketball program are held the third Tuesday of the month at the clubhouse.

Information: 859-5550, mail box 4.


Betsy Pavlinsky, special education teacher at Linthicum Elementary School, has been named educator of the month for September by the school board.

Ms. Pavlinsky was honored at the Sept. 7 Board of Education meeting and was awarded a gold engraved bell. Her picture is on display in the main hall of the Board of Education building on Riva Road in Annapolis.

She was selected from the nominees for all schools in the Anne Arundel system.

This makes the fourth Linthicum Elementary staff member honored in the past two years. Teacher Mary Salchunas and teaching assistants Kathy Nappi and Sheila Sheckels were the other winners. The average school has one winner in five years.


Stories, songs and other fun-filled activities are taking place at the Linthicum Library for children ages 2 to 6 at 10 a.m. Wednesdays and 7 p.m. Thursdays until Oct. 27.

The Thursday session is a repeat of the Wednesday session.

Parents and care-givers must accompany 2- and 3-year-olds.

Come in costume on Oct. 26 and 27 to listen to Halloween tales.

While visiting the library this month, look at the crafts in the display case made with recycled items by Velinda Collison.


A potluck dinner will start a new season for the Ferndale Garden Club at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Ferndale Senior Center.

The club officers are: Shirley Hertz, president; Jeannette Lehman, vice president; Kathy Shatt, secretary; and Norma Gauss, treasurer.

& Information: 761-8045.

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