Craft fair, indoor carnival on Saturday

NEIGHBORS

March 31, 1995|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

Looking for an excuse to postpone those spring chores around the house tomorrow?

Check out two events on the calendar for April Fool's Day.

* More than 40 artisans will have their work for sale at the first spring craft fair sponsored by the Northeast High School Athletic Boosters from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, on Duvall Highway.

Denise Williams, event spokeswoman, said shoppers will find a wide selection of crafts suitable for Easter, Mother's Day and graduation gifts, and decorative items for the home.

Food and refreshments will also be on sale.

Proceeds from the fair will be used to help finance construction of a new press box at the school stadium.

For more details, call 255-8105.

* Mount Carmel Preschool will have its first indoor carnival for kids, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4760 Mountain Road.

Geared to children ages 2 to 8, the fun fair will feature games with prizes, face painting and a make-it-and-take-it craft table.

The Easter bunny will visit from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Magician Mike Rose will perform at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Admission is $2 per child. Infants and adults are free. There is an additional fee of $1 for the magic show, and pictures with the Easter bunny are $2 each.

Food and refreshments will also be on sale.

For more information, call 255-2429.

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Travel up the interstate with the Ladies Auxiliary of Orchard Beach Volunteer Fire Company to try your luck at Caesar's in Atlantic City on April 24.

The bus will leave at 9:30 a.m. from the Solley Road fire hall and return around 9:30 p.m.

Seats are $25 per person and include transportation, $12.50 in coin, and a continental breakfast on board.

For tickets, call Charles Ingram, 255-7464.

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Riviera Girls Softball will have tryouts for its 12-and-under fast-pitch team at 1 p.m. Sunday at Rock Creek Park, field No. 3.

Group spokesman Mike Cadogan said players selected will play in the county league and attend two or more local tournaments during the season.

For more details, call Mike at 765-4205 or Kathy at 360-8016.

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The Chesapeake High School theater group is soliciting program ads for its production of "Bye Bye Birdie" April 20-22 at the school.

"It's a great advertising bargain," said director Vicky Veedon. "Over 2,000 people attended our last production, and we expect to have a sellout for 'Birdie.' "

Inside ads are $25 each. Proceeds benefit the theater group.

For more details, call Mrs. Weedon at 255-4722.

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The Northeast High School cheerleaders will have a mandatory meeting from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the school for all students interested in cheering for the fall season.

"For those new to cheering at the high school level, we'll be teaching them a routine to help them to be able to participate in our upcoming tryouts," said Eagles coach Linda Tetrault.

For more details, call Tetrault, 863-4717.

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George Fox Middle School PTSA is accepting nominations for officers and three delegates positions for the 1995-1996 school year.

"We would like to invite parents to become more involved by becoming an officer," said Chris Kirby, PTSA president.

Elections will take place at 7 p.m. on April 18 in the school cafeteria.

To place your hat in the ring or for more details, call 437-5512.

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