St. Jane is a week away from St. Patrick's bazaar

NEIGHBORS

March 10, 1995|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

The signs of spring are everywhere you look, from the green shoots of daffodils to sports teams outside practicing.

It's one short week until St. Jane Frances Parish in Riviera Beach celebrates its 45th annual St. Patrick's Bazaar.

The school hall on St. Jane Drive will be transformed into the Emerald Isle from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. next Friday for all to enjoy. Admission is free.

Those who have loyally attended the festive event will notice a few changes, but green is still THE color, and a good time is promised to all, as long as you're folding green holds out.

For the wee folk, there will be a new assortment of games of skill and chance, milk caps on sale and crafts to buy. After 5 p.m., the bazaar shifts its appeal to attract older members of the family.

Sister Mary's Country Cupboard will be filled with homemade baked goods and other foods. A shopper's paradise, consisting of beautiful handmade crafts and decorative items, including Easter baskets, dried flower arrangements and dressed bears, will await you.

Tickets for the Winning of the Green raffle, with a $1,000 grand prize, and the Basket of Cheer raffle will be for sale.

Hungry visitors can dine on a shrimp salad platter, shrimp or tuna salad sandwiches, shrimp soup, chili dogs and sodas. Irish coffee, beer and wine will be sold in the evening. Carryout orders will be accepted by phone from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for evening pickup.

Chairwomen of the bazaar this year are Lisa Pervola and Teresa Sparklin.

"We're very happy that the entire parish and school have combined efforts to help to make this fund raiser a big success for our school," Pervola said. "We have parents, students, parish committee members, even our senior citizens, involved."

For carryout orders or more details, call the school, 255-4750.

Tomorrow, Jenkins Memorial Church in Riviera Beach will serve a roast beef and ham dinner from noon to 7 p.m.

The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children age 5 to 12. Youngsters under 5 eat for free.

In addition to roast beef and smoked ham, the menu features mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, dessert, coffee and tea. Carryouts will be offered at the church or can be delivered to your Pasadena area home or business, starting at 11 a.m.

To order carryout or delivery, or for more details, call 437-2846.

How many fund-raisers does it take to pay for a new firetruck? I couldn't even imagine, but the volunteers at the Orchard Beach Fire Co. and its Ladies Auxiliary are busy finding out.

Sunday, starting at 11:30 a.m., the volunteers are sponsoring a monthly bingo/dinner party at their hall on Solley Road.

Tickets are $20 and will be available at the door.

For your money, you'll get a delicious turkey dinner, unlimited refreshments served all afternoon and a packet of bingo cards for the games. Specials and additional packets will also be available.

Early bird games will start at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Regular bingo games will begin at 2 p.m.

* The Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a bus trip to Caesar's in Atlantic City on April 24.

The cost is $25 per person and includes $12.50 in coins and a continental breakfast on board.

The bus will leave at 9:30 a.m. from the hall and return at approximately 10 p.m.

For reservations or more information, call Charles Ingram, 255-7464.

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Lake Shore Youth Baseball will have pickup of the pizza kit fund-raisers tomorrow at the Lake Shore Athletic Complex on Woods Road.

"The number of orders was so large that we had to divide pickups according to the alphabet," said Joan Harris, LSYB spokeswoman.

Families with last names beginning with A through K can pick up orders from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; L through Z will be from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets are still available for the LSYB bull and oyster roast from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at La Fontaine Bleu.

Tickets will be available at the door.

For more information, call 360-8428.

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The East Anne Arundel Lions Club is selling temple oranges and seedless grapefruit this month.

Oranges are for $17 a case, $9 for one-half case. Seedless grapefruit are $15 per case, $8 per half-case.

Orders must be placed by tomorrow; pickup will be March 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Community United Methodist Church, 8680 Fort Smallwood Road.

To place an order, call 255-7202 or 255-0076.

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The Pasadena Sportfishing Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Orchard Beach fire hall on Solley Road.

The guest speaker will be Billy Verbanis, captain of the Reelistic and an ocean fishing tournament champion.He will present slides and share tips and techniques for offshore fishing success.

Orchard Beach volunteers will be selling a hot turkey platter, hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza and other refreshments.

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