Students will be clowning around in musical to be presented at Stevens Forest Elementary

Neighbors

March 05, 1996|By Natalie Harvey | Natalie Harvey,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

STEVENS FOREST Elementary School's annual production, "Clowns," will be performed at the school Thursday and Friday at 2 p.m. for students and families. Cast and chorus also will perform at Oakland Mills High School, March 14 and 15 at 7: 30 p.m.

The performances are the result of the dedication of director Barry Palmer, the school's faculty, and volunteers who worked with auditions, costumes, set and stage construction, rehearsals, photography and programs.

The program design is the group effort of artists Jason Abramowitz, Jessica Beroes-Dodson, Arthur Douglas, Jennifer Hersey, Laura Klatka and Dustin Melton.

Movie fund-raiser

A Memory Book for Stevens Forest Elementary School is the goal for funds raised at the school's Friday Night Movies March 22 and 29.

Staff member Virginia Crotts and parent Pam Foreman are the coordinators of the evenings and welcome additional input from parents. Movie ticket and refreshment costs will be nominal to ensure a fun activity for the students and their families. Information: 313-6900.

Nan Tree to perform

A favorite children's story "The Tale of Chicken Little" is only one of the tales stories in Nan Tree's interactive program of preschool stories and dances, which she will perform in the Loft at the Other Barn, Oakland Mills Village Center, March 8.

Tickets for the two performances, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., are available at the Other Barn, (410) 730-4610 or (301) 596-5237.

Arts program

Oakland Mills program coordinator Nancy Shirey reminds parents and preschool groups that the final "Lively Arts for Little Ones" program will be next month, April 19, when popular Bob Brown presents the "Frog Prince."

A circus band sets the pace for the life-size marionettes to perform an exciting puppet extravaganza for the children and their accompanying parents. Science outreach

Meta Weber, Angela Blackwell and Isabelle Soong have a common bond. They are volunteers working with elementary school children as part of the Hands On Science Outreach Inc. program.

Sponsored by the Parent Teachers Associations at Atholton, Bowman Bridge and Stevens Forest schools, the program invites retirees, graduate students and professionals to work with small groups that are involved in science activities. Registration deadline is this week. Information: (310) 776-8926.

'Bandfest' planned

The Parent Support Network of the Eastern Coalition is sponsoring a "Bandfest" for student-organized bands March 22, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The program is exclusively for Oakland Mills High School students.

Tickets are $2 and are available at the school office. Band musicians should talk to Lynda Mitic at school to register for the student event. Parents are invited to be chaperones or just to attend.

The coalition involves students, parents and faculty in planning innovative activities in an effort to prevent for teens as alternatives to teen alcohol and drug abuse. Its newsletter, "The Information Network," is mailed to parents' homes and is available at high school offices.

For information, on the Bandfest and the Coalition, please call 730-4466 or 730-2728.

Band night

"Pinfold" and "Koan Fusion" will be playing Band Night on Saturday at the Teen Center, Oakland Mills Village Center. All high school students are invited to attend the dance 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Barn. Admission is $5. Information: 992-3726.

Pub Date: 3/05/96

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