Mandy the Clown to visit Brooklyn Park library

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July 21, 1996|By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas | Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

Mandy is back, and the the Brooklyn Park Library has her.

The skilled clown about town will be visiting the library as part of the Summer Reading Program at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Mandy the Clown -- some know her as Amanda Fernandez -- will juggle, walk on stilts and mime for library patrons. Her free performance is geared toward children in preschool through third grade.

Fernandez has performed at President Clinton's inaugural ceremonies, the French Embassy and the Moscow Theater.

Registration is not required. Seating is first come, first served,

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

Democrats' 'platter party'

Looking for last-minute activities today? The Roland Terrace Democratic Club is sponsoring a "platter party" from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the clubhouse. Live music will be performed by Reason. Tickets are $8 a person and include platter, setups, beer and soda.

The club is at 619 Matthews Ave.

Fall soccer registration

The Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association invites boys and girls from ages 5 to 16 to play intramural and fall soccer.

Registration will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the 10th Avenue ball fields. Fees are $30 for intramural and $40 for travel teams.

For more information, call Dan Ditzel, 636-1015, or Pat Combs, 789-1947.

Church to focus on Ireland

"Wonderful Wednesday" at Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. this week.

Sample international cuisine and learn about the Irish culture.

The church is at 110 Townsend Ave.

St. John Bible school

St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave., offers vacation Bible school for children age 3 through junior high level, and for adults.

Classes, which begin at 7 p.m., will begin July 28 and continue through Aug. 2.

Registration is in progress.

To register, or for information, call the church office, 355-7295.

School tour Friday

Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School will offer another summer tour at 10: 30 a.m. Friday.

All seventh-graders and new students are invited to a guided tour of the school. Students will be able to purchase their combination locks ($4) and Red Books ($2).

For additional information, call 691-4344.

Parking permit applications

North County High School seniors must return parking permit applications to the school office between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. during the week of July 29.

Those unable to come to the school during this week should mail their applications to the school office.

All seniors must have permits on their vehicles the first day of school.

Work-study and early-release students who turned in their applications at the end of school must pick up their permits in August.

Juniors should bring their completed applications to the office during the first week of school.

Permits will be assigned based on available parking space. No permits will be issued to freshmen or sophomores.

Pub Date: 7/21/96

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