Free kits available for Tobacco-Free Kids Week


March 09, 1997|By Phyllis Lucas | Phyllis Lucas,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

IS SMOKING an issue with you? Would you like to encourage children not to smoke? Then take part in Tobacco-Free Kids Week March 17-23.

Free activity planning kits are available from the county Health Department that help in planning, promoting and conducting anti-smoking activities.

Community groups can request free Tobacco-Free Kids Week supplies, which include posters, stickers, note pads and pencils. More than 45 groups have signed up.

Kids Week is part of the Health Department's Learn To Live cancer-prevention program.

To request a kit, call the department's Learn to Live line at 222-7979.

Youth league openings

If you missed Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association registration for baseball, softball or T-ball, don't despair. Openings remain at various age levels.

Information: Pat Combs, 789-1947.

Community meeting

The Belle Grove Improvement Association meets from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Belle Grove Elementary School, 4502 Belle Grove Road.

Lenten soup supper

The Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave., is having a Lenten Sunday Soup Supper Program from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. tonight.

"Forgiveness," a drama, will be performed by the Covenant Players.

Lenten service

St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave., is holding its Lenten Service at 7: 15 p.m. Wednesday.

High school happenings

North County High School news:

Mark April 18 and 19 on your calendar. The Drama Club will present the Broadway musical "West Side Story." Watch this column for more information.

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza! Band students are selling Joe Corbi pizza kits to help defray the cost of their spring trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. You can get cheese, sausage, pepperoni, whole wheat or dessert pizza kits.

Junior pizza kits (individual size) are available. Orders must be placed by March 17. Contact a band member or call the school at 222-6970 to order.

The band will perform its Pre-Festival Concert at 6: 45 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium. The Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School band also will perform. A $1 donation is requested.

Hospital class

Harbor Hospital Center has scheduled an Infant and Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Safety Class from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today on the fifth floor of the Gruehn Building. The class teaches parents the basics of resuscitating infants and children as well as home-safety and poison-control guidelines.

On completion of the class, participants receive American Heart Association certification for Course D. The fee of $15 covers demonstration and educational materials.

Information or registration: 347-2563.

Pub Date: 3/09/97

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