Storyteller appearing at library


June 23, 1996|By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas | Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE SUMMER Reading Program at Brooklyn Park Library continues with storyteller extraordinaire Jon Spelman, appearing at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Spelman, a teller of traditional American stories, including tall tales, is considered one of the foremost practitioners of the art form in the country.

Admission is free and open to children entering grades kindergarten through six in the fall. Registration is not required for the performance, but seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The library is at 1 E. 11th Ave. For additional information, call the library at 222-6260.

Children still can register for the Summer Reading Program and pick up a Summer Reading Starter Kit. Everyone who registers has a chance to win free passes to amusement parks, movie houses and museums.

Senior nutrition site

The former Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle School at 200 Hammonds Lane has become the new home of the Brooklyn Park Senior Nutrition Site.

The facility will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m. Thursdays. Programs, trips and hot lunches are available for all county seniors. Transportation is available.

Call 222-4464 for more information or to arrange transportation.

Sixth-graders earn awards

Congratulations to the Belle Grove Elementary School sixth-graders who were presented with awards at their recent promotional exercises.

Presidential Academic Fitness Award: Jennifer Kurzmiller.

Human Relations: Katherine Barrett.

Band: Gina Anderson, Amanda Blevins, Scott Fick, Jessica Guzik and Amanda Lambert.

Outstanding Citizenship: Jason Anderson and Katherine Barrett.

Math: Katherine Barrett, Jessica Blackwell, Jennifer Kurzmiller and Michael Snowden.

Spelling: Amanda Blevins, Jill Davis, Jennifer Kurzmiller, Amanda Lambert and Michael Snowden.

Science: Katherine Barrett and Jennifer Kurzmiller.

Social Studies: Jennifer Kurzmiller.

Computer: Jason Anderson, Katherine Barrett, Edward Johnson, Jennifer Kurzmiller and Matthew Soldati.

Special computer award: Michael Snowden.

Sportsmanship: Jason Anderson and Katherine Barrett.

Middle school orientation

Again this summer, Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School will be offering new students an orientation and registration program.

The dates are: 10 a.m. this Wednesday, July 26, Aug. 16 and Aug. 21; 12: 30 p.m. July 10 and Aug. 19.

Guided tours for incoming seventh-graders will take place at 10: 30 a.m. this Wednesday, 1 p.m. on July 10, 10: 30 a.m. on July 26 and 1 p.m. on Aug. 19.

Students will be able to purchase their Redbooks ($2) and locks ($4) at this time.

St. Michaels trip

The Arundel Improvement Association Community Advocates for Senior Opportunities and Services (CASOS) will sponsor a bus trip to St. Michaels on July 12.

The bus will leave the AIA parking lot, 705 Cross St., at 9: 30 a.m. and return at 5: 30 p.m.

Tickets are $12 a person and can be obtained by calling 759-4722 or 761-1769.

Soccer registration

Registration for intramural and travel soccer continues through Saturday for the Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association.

Boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 15 are invited to play. Registrations will be accepted at the Sugar Shack at the 10th Avenue ball fields.

Call Dan Ditzel, 636-1015, or Pat Combs, 789-1947, for more information.

Seminar on foot problems

Harbor Hospital Center will sponsor a health seminar Tuesday on the foot problems diabetics can have and how to prevent them.

The program will take place at 7 p.m. in the Gruehne Building, Room 501.

To register, call 347-2563

Pub Date: 6/23/96

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