Chesapeake students to perform 'It's a Wonderful Life,' a musical


November 22, 1996|By Peg Adamarczyk | Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE LONG HOURS of juggling rehearsals and homework, repeating lines and reworking sets, will soon be just a pleasant high school memory for the cast and crew of the Chesapeake High School Theatre Group.

Tonight and tomorrow evening at 7 o'clock, the young actors will present "It's a Wonderful Life," a musical by James Rodgers.

Loosely based on the Frank Capra holiday movie classic of the same name, the musical focuses on how many lives in a small town in the late 1940s would have been affected had one man never been born.

The show is directed by longtime parent volunteer Judy Quevedo, aided by the technical expertise of the dedicated Walt Glinowiecki.

Tickets, available at the door, are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

For more details, call the school, 255-9600.

Saturday breakfast

Take a break from the usual Saturday chores to enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7: 30 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. tomorrow at Galilee Lutheran Church.

The Men's Group will be cooking and serving scrambled eggs, pancakes, creamed chipped beef, sausage, fruit, toast, orange juice and coffee.

The cost is $4 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12.

Proceeds will be used to help the church's youth group #i purchase items for Christmas baskets to be donated to the needy.

The church is at 4652 Mountain Road. Call 255-8236.

Craft fairs

Three craft fairs in the Pasadena area tomorrow offer an opportunity to purchase handmade gifts and decorations while helping local causes.

The Northeast High School Athletic Boosters will have their annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school on Duvall Highway.

One of the area's oldest fairs, it continues to offer a showcase for local artisans and their crafts.

The craft show at Bodkin Elementary School is another longtime community favorite.

The show will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Along with the creations of local artisans, there will be a Santa's craft shop and a gift shop for children only.

The school is at 8420 Ventnor Ave.

The latest addition to the local scene is the Pasadena United Methodist Church fair from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 61 Ritchie Highway.

It is sponsored by the Methodist Youth Fellowship Group and will RTC include all types of holiday crafts.

Pub Date: 11/22/96

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