St. Jane Frances to present Broadway review


March 07, 1997|By Peg Adamarczyk | Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

PASADENA IS FINALLY beginning to emerge from winter hibernation. We've got Broadway shows, Shakespeare, dinners, roasts and events coming out of the woodwork.

St. Jane Frances School in Riviera Beach will present a "Broadway Musical Revue" at 8 p.m. tonight in the parish hall.

More than 60 students from the school chorus, under the direction of music teacher Charles Alexander, will sing hit songs from Broadway musicals, such as "Cats," "Godspell," "Evita," "Oklahoma," and "The Sound of Music." Many of the numbers will have choreography provided by students.

Admission is $5 for those age 14 and older. Children younger than 14 will be admitted free. Proceeds will benefit the school music department.

Information: 255-4750.

'Macbeth' at Chesapeake

Chesapeake High School, with help from the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival, will present a student production of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at 7 p.m. today in the school auditorium.

The production is the culmination of a partnership program at Chesapeake that began several months ago with Stanton Davis and Becky Kemper, professional actors from the festival, coaching 30 acting arts students.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Information: 255-9600.

Jenkins church dinner

Jenkins Memorial Church, Riviera Drive and Jenkins Road, will serve an all-you-can-eat roast beef and ham dinner from noon to 6 p.m. tomorrow at the church.

The menu includes roast beef, smoked ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, slaw, dessert and beverage.

The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children ages 5-12. Children younger than 5 eat free.

Orders for free delivery in the area immediately around the church may be placed by calling 437-2846, starting at 11 a.m.

Information: 360-0943.

Kiwanis Club roast

Tickets are still available for the Mountain Road Kiwanis Club's bull and oyster roast at Kurtz's Beach from 7: 30 p.m. to 11 p.m. March 15.

The cost is $22, and the menu includes everything from appetizers to dessert.

Proceeds benefit Kiwanis Club community projects, including scholarships for seniors at Chesapeake and Northeast high schools.

Tickets or information: Robert Baxter, 255-2252.

Fishing for food

Pasadena Sportfishing Group will meet at 7: 30 p.m. Monday at Orchard Beach fire hall on Solley Road.

This month's meeting is "Snag a Bag" night. Those attending are asked to bring a bag of nonperishable food to be donated to the county food bank. Cash donations will be accepted.

Rich Dobry, chairman of the event and a longtime advocate and volunteer for the hungry, said he hopes to collect 200 bags. "The food bank is empty so they really need it," he said.

The speaker will be Gregory Jetton, captain of Miss Gayle, out of Rock Hall. He will give tips on anchoring for the best fishing.

Membership in the PSG is open to all anglers and is free. Smoking is not permitted.

Information: PSG hot line, HEY-FISH (439-3474).

Candy Easter eggs for sale

The Ladies Guild at Magothy Chelsea Community Lutheran Church is whipping up its homemade candy Easter eggs for pickup on March 22.

Eggs are available in butter cream, chocolate butter cream, coconut, and peanut butter flavors. The cost for a quarter-pound egg is $1.50; half-pound egg $2.75; and one-pounders $5.

Orders will be accepted through March 16 and will be available for pickup from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. March 22.

Orders: Edie Foster, 255-1945; Anne Buckel, 255-4049; or Annie Webb, 360-8552.

Safe boating course

The county Department of Recreation and Parks will offer the Maryland basic boating safety course at Downs Park March 29 and April 5.

The course is divided into two four-hour sessions. The hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The class will provide an overview of safe boating fundamentals and regulations. State law requires that anyone born on or after July 1, 1972, planning to operate a vessel or personal watercraft in Maryland waters must complete the course.

Advance registration is required. The cost is $10, and proceeds will benefit the Friends of Downs Park.

Information: 222-6230.

Pub Date: 3/07/97

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