Harvest bazaar, family dinners head list of fall season activities


September 30, 1994|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

Crisp cool air, a small but growing pile of brown leaves, local gridiron contests, weekend football marathons on the tube, festivals, fund raisers, school events . . . the fall season has definitely arrived in Pasadena.


Galilee Lutheran Church will have its annual harvest bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 8 at the church.

You can shop for gently used treasures at the gigantic "Junktique," buy apples or pumpkins and plants in the greenery shop, stock up on delicious homemade baked goods in the country store, or have your portrait done by local artist Joyce King.

For the kids, there will be face painting, pony rides, games for ages 3-7, and balloons.

After shopping, hungry visitors can dine on homemade soups, hot dogs, barbecue on a roll, and the men's group will be firing up the roadside grill serving barbecued chicken.

Proceeds will be used for church and Sunday school activities as well as missions.

The church is at 4652 Mountain Road. Information: 255-8236.


The Women of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church are sponsoring a family spaghetti supper and bingo starting at 5 p.m. on Oct. 8.

Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. with bingo games to follow. Game players must bring a wrapped prize for the bingo.

Adults should bring a prize for an adult, children should bring a child's present.

Advance tickets for dinner are $6 for adults, and $4 for children under 12.

Tickets at the door will cost an additional $1 per ticket.

Baked goods will also be on sale.

Tickets: Jane Hohman, 255-0766, or Mildred Hunt, 255-1633.


As a service to the community, American Day Treatment Centers will offer a free workshop on school absences from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Oct. 11 at its Pasadena center.

Research has demonstrated that 50 percent of children and adolescents who miss more than 10 days of school are not always playing hooky but are diagnosed with both depression and anxiety disorder.

The workshop, led by Monica Megivern, will focus on actions that parents can take to get a reluctant child to go to school, as

well as help identify signs indicating when a student may need treatment.

Seating is limited. Refreshments will be served following the presentation.

The Pasadena center is at 8131 Ritchie Highway, Suite I. To reserve your spot, call 647-7773.


The parish of St. Jane Frances de Chantal in Riviera Beach will sponsor "Rainbows for All God's Children," a 12-week program for children dealing with grief or loss due to death, separation or divorce.

The program is open to children of all faiths age 4 through junior high school with age-appropriate grouping led by trained


" 'Rainbows' helps young people with grief by interacting with their peers and learning to positively deal with anger that often accompanies a loss," said "Rainbows" teacher Beverly Santana.

Sessions will be on Tuesday evenings, starting Oct. 25.

For more information, call 437-4727.


The youth of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church are taking orders for their annual apple pie bake on Oct. 15.

The pies, made by members, are available baked or unbaked and cost $5 each. Orders can be picked up between 9 a.m. and noon, Oct. 16 at the church, 4760 Mountain Road.

For more information, call the church office, 255-8887.


Artisans and crafters are being sought for St. Jane Frances School's annual craft boutique scheduled for Nov. 5 in the school hall on Virginia Avenue.

Table are available for $20.

"Last year we had over 40 tables filled with beautiful items," said Joanie Ballard, boutique chairwoman. "Our boutique is always well supported by the community."

For table reservations, call the school at 255-4750 or Ballard at 255-8489.


Stretch your Christmas giving budget and learn to create beautiful gifts and decorations at the series of Christmas Quickies craft classes, sponsored by county Department Rec and Parks at Downs Park.

The four-session course will be offered from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, Oct. 26 through Nov. 16.

Taught by Joyce Santoni, the no-sew craft classes will feature paper twist angels, Victorian potpourri items, and other items that focus on creating lasting treasures and memories.

The fee for the course is $25 per person.

A list of bring-from-home materials will be supplied at registration.

Forms are available at Downs Park, Riviera Beach and Mountain Road libraries, and at any Chesapeake or Northeast feeder system school.

For more information, call Bob Brandenburger, 222-7313.

Anyone with information for the Pasadena Neighbors' column should call Peg Adamarczyk at 437-6343.

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