Mandy the Clown plans encore of circus-inspired performance


July 02, 1996|By Vicki Wellford | Vicki Wellford,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

MANDY THE CLOWN returns with her popular show at local branches of the Anne Arundel County Public Library during the Summer Reading Program.

Amanda Fernandez, also known as Mandy the Clown, fills her show with many of the acts found at the circus -- juggling, stilt walking and mime -- which she has performed at President Clinton's inaugural celebration, the French Embassy and the Moscow Theater.

Mandy's show is free and geared toward children in preschool through third grade. She will perform at 2 p.m., tomorrow at the Provinces Branch Library and at 10 a.m. and 11: 30 a.m., July 10 at the Odenton Branch Library.

Also as part of the summer reading program, storyteller Jon Spelman will be spinning tales.

Admission is free, and the stories are geared toward children entering kindergarten through sixth grade in the fall. Spelman will perform at 2 p.m. July 9 at the Maryland City Branch and at 3: 30 p.m., July 9 at the Provinces Branch Library. For more information, call 410-222-7371.

Networking breakfast

The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce and Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring a Joint Chamber Networking Breakfast from 7: 30 a.m. to 9 a.m., Aug. 14 at the Sheraton International Hotel BWI Airport, 7032 Elm Road.

The cost is $10 for chamber members with reservations $15 at the door and $20 for nonmembers. Prospective members are welcome.

Call 410-672-3422 to make reservations by Aug. 12.


Knee and hip ailments

The causes and possible remedies for knee and hip pain will be the subject of a seminar conducted by the Maryland Knee and Hip Center from 10: 30 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m., July 9 at the O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road.

The public is invited. No registration is required.

For additional information call 410-222-6227 or 301-621-9515.

Pub Date: 7/02/96

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