School craft show offers forum for artisans to display wares


March 06, 1996|By Bonita Formwalt | Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

DOZENS OF LOCAL artisans will display their work at a craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Arthur Slade Regional Catholic School, 120 Dorsey Road.

Visitors to "Springtime Splendor at the Schoolhouse" will find an array of gift and home-decorating items, including birdhouses, dolls, jewelry, quilts and wreaths.

Refreshments will be available throughout the day.

For additional information, call coordinator Mary Alice Clark, 768-0250.

Talent showcase

Glen Burnie High School students will sing and dance as they display their talents at a variety show at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the school auditorium.

Admission costs $3. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Sponsored by the Band Parents' Association, the event will showcase the talents of students, parents and teachers.

Scheduled acts include vocalists, a piano duet and lip-syncing to music videos.

The school is at 7550 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. For information, call the school office, 761-8950.

Avoid becoming a victim

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 308 Oak Manor Drive, is offering a program Sunday evening to teach people what they can do to avoid becoming victims of crime.

The program, "Together Against Crime," is sponsored by the Aid Association for Lutherans.

Activities will begin with a dinner at 6 p.m. Afterward, Dave Morris of the Prince George's County Police Department will give a presentation for families.

A member of that department's crime prevention unit, he will help identify individual and community risks and suggest ways to reduce those risks.

Guests will receive an information booklet, a coupon for a light timer and a "McGruff the Crime Dog" flying disk for children.

The event is free. Reservations are requested for the dinner, however. Call the church office, 766-2283.

Shelter-a-thon Sunday

Once again, junior high students at Holy Trinity Catholic Church will reach out to those less fortunate when they gather Sunday for their annual Shelter-a-thon at Arthur Slade Regional Catholic School, 120 Dorsey Road.

Activities will begin with a 9 a.m. Mass in the school's multipurpose room.

Throughout the day, students, parents and volunteers will make soups, muffins and cookies for area homeless shelters. Volunteers can help with as little or as much time as they are able to share.

Donations of food items are welcome. For information, call Joy Wilbert, 768-3890.

Health benefits discussion

Kenneth Harris will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Glen Burnie chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Church, 7434 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.

A representative of Maryland's Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Mr. Harris will discuss the recent changes in federal employees' health benefits.

Retired federal employees and their spouses are welcome.

For information call Dave Burke at 761-2934.

'Spring Storytime'

Spring Storytime begins today at the North County Library, 1010 Eastway.

Youngsters ages 2 and 3 and their parents can enjoy stories, finger plays, sing-alongs and crafts at 9: 30 a.m. Wednesdays through April 10. The program will be repeated at 10: 15 a.m.

Children ages 3 to 6 are invited to enjoy Storytime at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through April 10 and again on Thursdays through April 11. Arbor Day programs are planned for the last week of April.

Registration is not required. For information call the library, 222-6270.

Coin club to meet

Members of the South Glen Burnie Coin Club will meet at 7: 30 p.m. Tuesday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 160, on Dorsey Road.

Doors will open at 6: 30 p.m. to permit viewing of items available for the monthly auction.

For information, call Jim Osborne, 766-2574.

Bull roast benefit

The North County Emergency Outreach Network (NCEON) will sponsor a bull-and-oyster roast from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Columbian Center, 335 N. Ritchie Highway.

Tickets, which cost $22, include dinner and dancing to music by Luney Tunes.

Guests are asked to bring a nonperishable food item for NCEON's food pantry.

For ticket information, call the Holy Trinity Church parish office, 766-5070.

Pub Date: 3/06/96

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