Eighth-graders graduate from Trinity


June 11, 1996|By Natalie Harvey | Natalie Harvey,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE REV. Richard Tillman, pastor of Columbia's St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic parish, celebrated Mass at Trinity School's eighth-grade graduation ceremonies last Tuesday evening.

Sister Catherine Phelps, the principal, presented diplomas to the 35 graduates, of whom 11 are east Columbia residents.

Congratulations to Steven Chicca, Sarah Cruess, Nina Diemer, Brian Fleming, Chris Kaiser, Leila Malayeri, Regine Mathurin, Maureen O'Donnell, Jamie Stephens, Nicholas Thomas and Mary Rose VanSchoor.

Summer concerts

Everyone is invited to free summer concerts from 11: 30 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m. at Kings Contrivance and Oakland Mills villages.

Irene Blass, Columbia Management Association, coordinated the Friday luncheon concerts that are held outdoors in the Kings Contrivance Village Shopping Center's center court.

The next three concerts will feature Orlando Phillips on Friday, Bob Wight on June 21 and Totally Confused Big Band Blues on June 28.

Information: 381-9600.

Oakland Mills' Tuesday evening concerts, which are held in the courtyard (rain or shine), begin June 27 with popular children's entertainer Barry Louis Polisar, who will have tapes available and a book-signing after his performance.

Children who have his books may bring them to the concert for his autograph.

July concerts offer a variety of music. Kengmo & Co. will play African music July 11. Celtic is Maggie Sansone's sound July 18. And Ruthie and the Wranglers play both honky-tonk and rockabilly on July 25. Scats Madrigals' vocal jazz will be the finale performance Aug. 1.

& Information: 730-4610.

Certified in leadership

In addition to offering leadership training for youths, the Boy Scouts also offer such training for parents.

East Columbians Earl Baker, Paul Goldenberg, Brian Lund, Bob Marietta and Mike Meister were among the 22 staff members who coordinated a five-day training session last month.

East Columbia adults who attended the Scoutmastership Fundamentals are Bill Gilmartin, Pam Hosseini, Pat Kane, Russ Stewart, Barbara Thomas, John Wilkinson and George Wilson.

Information: 461-7470.

Arts celebration

Parents and students will take part in Thunder Hill Elementary's "Celebration of Arts" this Thursday.

Art teacher Andrea Boyer encourages all parents to attend and try out their artistic talent from 7 p.m. until 8: 30 p.m.

The new art gallery boards, which were funded by the school's Parent Teacher Association, will display student artwork created during the academic year.

Principal Ruth Heath has added 10 more names to the school's May Citizens of the Month. The honorees are kindergartners Maria Tolbert and Bryan Murray, first-graders Stephanie Travitz and Krystle Kotowski, second-graders Michael Sullivan and Sarah Lowe, third-graders Samar Khan and Nick Artimovich, fourth-graders Ciarra Butler and Gordan Wall and fifth-graders

Jakia Muhammed and Chancey Gannett.

Vacation Bible schools

Kristin Ditillo has announced that New Hope Lutheran Church is accepting registrations for its vacation Bible school, (410) 381-HOPE. The summer school morning sessions will be for one week only, each beginning July 22 and July 29.

Pastor Steve McNeely of Columbia Baptist Fellowship has announced a vacation Bible school from 6 p.m. until 8: 30 p.m. July 14 to 18. A light dinner will be served. After dinner each person will join an age-graded group from preschoolers through

adult. Information: (410) 730-2026.

Festival of the Arts

The Columbia Art Center in Long Reach is the only east Columbia facility included in Columbia Festival of the Arts.

Support your neighborhood Festival of the Arts' participant and have the pleasure of seeing the sculpture of Hou Rong in the Main Gallery and mixed media art of Columbia resident Rhona Schonwald in Studio 1 Gallery.

Rong will present a sculpture demonstration June 22 from 10 a.m. until noon.

The public reception will be held Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Columbia Art Center is open from 9 a.m. to 9: 30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

, Information: (410) 730-0075.

Extra pool events

Some of the east Columbia neighborhood pools are scheduled for swimming at times other than regular hours:

Seniors are invited to the Stevens Forest pool on Mondays from 3 to 6 p.m.

"Early birds" are welcome at Jeffers Hill from 8 to 9: 30 a.m.

"Adults only" (older than 21) is offered from 7 to 10 p.m. at Huntington.

A special one-time crab feast adult party will be at Huntington from 9 p.m. until midnight July 27. Reservations, (301) 490-3310 or (410) 312-6332, are required because space is limited.

Pub Date: 6/11/96

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