Here's an entertaining idea: the Big Glen Burnie Carnival


July 31, 1996|By Bonita Formwalt | Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE BIG Glen Burnie Carnival continues to thrill and amuse area residents through its closing this Saturday. Hours of operation are 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. today and tomorrow; 7 p.m. to 11: 30 p.m. Friday; and 5 p.m. to 11: 30 p.m. Saturday.

Located at the Glen Burnie Improvement Association's carnival grounds on Post 40 Road off Crain Highway, the event offers rides, games of chance and skill, and the traditional 75-cent hot dogs.

Admission to the carnival grounds is free. Tonight and tomorrow evening, visitors can purchase passes for $8 that allow unlimited access to all rides except the pony ride.

For a $1 donation, guests can purchase a chance to win a 1996 Plymouth Neon from the G.B.I.A. or try their luck with the Glen Burnie Volunteer Fire Company's raffle for a 32-inch television, complete with VCR. The winning tickets will be drawn Saturday night. Information: 766-6760.

Glen Lutheran Church

Vacation Bible School starts next week at several area churches, with classes Monday through Aug. 9.

The theme at Glen Lutheran Church, 106 Carroll Road, is "Camp Courageous, God's Love Is Contagious." Classes for children entering prekindergarten through sixth grade will offer Bible stories, music and crafts.

A $3 donation per child or $6 per family is requested.

Information: 768-0516, or 766-6534.

Messiah United Methodist

Messiah United Methodist Church welcomes children ages 4 to 11 to join the fun at their "Camp Courageous" from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily next week.

Children may register from 10: 30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday in the church hall. The church is at 7401 Furnace Branch Road. Information: 768-7760.

Church of Our Redeemer

The Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, 7606 Quarterfield Road, will offer Vacation Bible School classes for children ages 3 to fifth grade from 9 a.m. to noon every day next week.

Scheduled activities include crafts, Bible stories, snacks and songs. Information: 766-8778.

Rotary's crab feast

Tickets are available for the Rotary Club of Glen Burnie's annual crab feast from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 15 at La Fontaine Bleu, Ritchie Highway.

For $29, guests will enjoy crabs, crab soup, chicken, pit beef, salads, desserts and beverages. A disc jockey will provide music.

Proceeds will benefit North Arundel Hospital.

Information: 859-3661.

Youth football practice

The county's youth football league begins practice Monday. Glen Burnie is home to two clubs, the A. A. Gridiron Rebels and the East Glen Burnie Athletic Club.

The Rebels play their home games at Cromwell Elementary School off Olen Drive. Rebels football commissioner Erin Harrison is accepting registration for a limited number of openings for athletes ages 7 to 15. Individual team assignments are determined by the player's age and weight.

Registration fees are $50 for one child, $70 for two. Parents must provide a copy of the child's birth certificate as well as the original. Information: 760-7527.

The East Glen Burnie Warriors have openings for players ages 7 to 15. Registrations are accepted from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the field house behind Marley Middle School, Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard at Marley Station Road.

Fees are $85 per player. Parents must bring an original and a copy of the child's birth certificate when registering.

Pub Date: 7/31/96

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