Warsaw Wind Quintet to take stage Saturday in PAAL concert series

NEIGHBORS

January 16, 1995|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

On Saturday, the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum will present the next concert in its 1994-1995 season. The Warsaw Wind Quintet with Michiko Otaki, pianist, will perform on the stage of the new North County High School auditorium at 8 p.m.

The quintet was formed in Warsaw, Poland, in 1973 by major soloists from the National Philharmonic and Radio Orchestras. They have played in the former Soviet Union and throughout Europe. The quintet regularly records for the Polish RTV and West Berlin Radio. Wieslaw Grochowski, French horn; Krzysztof Malicki, flute; Zbigniew Pluzek, bassoon; Miroslaw Pokrzywinski, clarinet; and Tytus Wojnowicz, oboe, make up the quintet.

Ms. Otaki, a graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Manhattan School of Music and the University of Miami, will join the group for the concert.

Jim Shipley's paintings also will be on exhibit. Mr. Shipley uses pine boards and acrylics on canvas. His work often has a Western theme.

Parking for the concert is free. The parking area is accessible to the handicapped and hearing-impaired.

PAAL's policy on inclement weather is that if the artist can get to the concert, the concert will be held. If a cancellation is necessary, the announcement will be made on these radio stations: WBAL, WBJC-91.5FM, and WJRO-1590AM.

It is not too late to buy a $20 subscription ticket for this concert and the season's three remaining concerts. The Charlie Byrd Trio will perform March 11, the Operatic Quartette performs April 8, and Dr. Ted Brown, who impersonates Chopin and Liszt, performs May 13.

For more information, call Jerry Van Airsdale at 636-2579 or Eloise Vaughan at 859-8047.

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The Ferndale Roadrunners finished the year with a busy month. December's calendar included the annual open house for members and associates, the Christmas party at Michael's Eighth Avenue and three bus trips.

As the new year begins, the Roadrunners are looking forward

to attending the dinner theater at Michael's to see the comedy "Lend Me a Tenor" at 6 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets for this show and dinner are available through the Roadrunners.

The Roadrunners meet at 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center. Refreshments are served after the meeting.

For information on the club or to obtain tickets for the dinner theater, call 761-0484.

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The Home/School Association of St. Philip Neri School will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the school hall. An update on school programs and activities will be presented. Parents of students are encouraged to attend. For information, call Bob Newcomer at 859-1056.

St. Philip Neri students will be selling $1 candy bars in a candy drive that begins Wednesday and continues through Feb. 2. Children will be selling Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and other candy bars. Profits will go to support school programs.

For information, call the school office at 859-1212.

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A Burger King Night at the Burger King on Nursery Road will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The Linthicum Elementary PTA is sponsoring the event. Prizes for winter and snow sports will be awarded. Linthicum Elementary students and their families are invited to join in an evening of fun and friendship. Students must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

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A Close Knit Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Linthicum library. There will be a swap meet afterward.

Clean out your knitting closet and bring yarn, patterns, duplicate needles or anything else you no longer want. Another member may be looking for what you want to give away.

A Close Knit Group is celebrating its first anniversary. The group has established itself in the past year as a local knitting guild that promotes knowledge, growth, fellowship and community service. Monthly meetings have featured programs where members learned custom button-making, professional seam-finishing and machine-knitting. Members also have shared their talents with the community by making knitted blankets for the Warm-Up America project.

Annual membership dues are $15 and will be collected at tomorrow's meeting.

For information on the group, call 837-2970.

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