Artwork of 2 seventh-graders displayed at Walters gallery


November 06, 1995|By Jean Leslie | Jean Leslie,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

MELANIE PICCO and Ryan Swann, seventh-grade students in Ellicott City, have been hanging out with the big guys -- Monet, Picasso and Rembrandt.

That's because their artwork was part of a Maryland Art Education Association Student Exhibit, displayed at Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore last weekend.

Melanie's work, "Collage With Cat," was created from pieces of metal junk, arranged to resemble a cat.

It was admired by art teacher Mike Mitchell, who had it displayed in the Board of Education Gallery, and later it was used by Art Education Director Barry Schauck as a backdrop for a presentation.

Melanie attends Dunloggin Middle School.

Ryan's work was called "Animals in Watercolor." Ryan attends Burleigh Manor Middle School.

'Flowers for Algernon'

Mount Hebron High School has added a performance to its sold-out production of "Flowers for Algernon." It will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at at 9440 Route 99, Ellicott City.

Tickets are $5. Information: 313-2880.

Luncheon and bazaar

Emory United Methodist Church is holding its annual luncheon and bazaar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow.

Members of United Methodist Women are cooking chicken salad or ham with vegetables, dessert and beverage.

Adults eat for $6, children 12 and younger eat for $3, and those younger than 6 eat free. Proceeds will benefit the mission work of United Methodist Women.

After lunch, browse the bake, white elephant and Christmas craft tables.

The church is at Church Road and Emory Street in Historic Ellicott City.

Christmas crafts

The Ladies Auxiliary of Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department will hold the eighth annual Christmas at the Station Craft Bazaar vTC from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

New lines of goodies will be presented at the Fire Department, 6275 Old Washington Road in Elkridge.

Information: (410) 796-1664 or (410) 796-7557.

St. John's cheer

On Saturday, University of Maryland football fans will see nine of St. John's Lane Elementary School's finest from the National Cheerleading Association Super Squad as they perform their routines at halftime.

raflead,1 The girls will join about 150 other performers from area schools.

The girls are Jessie Baxter, Amy Black, Courtney Brown, Trista Collins, Casey Gamber, Amber Hoerl, Shante Owens, Jennifer Paine and Brittany Wilson.

New officers

St. John's Lane Elementary School has announced its new Student Council officers. Congratulations to President Tyler Wrench, Vice President Lauren Chell, Treasurer Jeremy Reardon and Secretary Michelle Meinl.

They have school spirit days and a social service project in the works.

Italian dinner

St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church will hold a spaghetti dinner Sunday at the Resurrection Church Hall.

The dinner will include spaghetti and meatballs, all-you-can-eat salad, Italian bread and a beverage.

After-dinner fun includes a craft sale, wheels and a kids' corner.

L The hall is at Chatham and Paulskirk roads in Ellicott City.

Adult tickets cost $5, and children 12 and younger eat for $3. For tickets, call 465-4065 or 461-2967.

Stocking pantries

A Tale of Two Food Drives: Bethany United Methodist Senior High Youth Fellowship recently participated in a "Scavenger Hunt for Food."

More than 20 young people and several adults collected more than 300 food items. The donations were split between Bethany's Outreach Program and the Christian Women's Thrift Shop.

Boy Scout Troop 432 held two food drives this fall in Elkridge. Each day helped to supply the Elkridge Food Pantry with 25 bags of food.

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