KEEPING BUSY Saturday will be no trouble. You can choose from a round of festivals, fairs and flea markets.
This will be the 50th year neighbors can enjoy the Strawberry Festival sponsored by the Evelyn Keller Circle at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church. The festival will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Fellowship Hall at the church, 200 School Lane.
A cafeteria-style snack supper will be available, along with strawberries and ice cream or strawberry shortcake. Baked goods, white elephants, handicrafts and other items will be available.
Several members who helped organize and worked at the first strawberry festival will be on hand this year. The proceeds are used for church projects and to support local, district, and international missions.
The Spring Fair at Peace Lutheran Church is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church, 416 Wellham Ave.
Look for treats on the bake table, bargains at the rummage sale and tempting items in the country store. Activities for children will include games and face-painting. Snowballs and lots of food will be available.
Interested in seeing what folks who have done their spring cleaning have to offer for sale? Come to Friendship Church of the Brethren's flea market from 8: 30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, 217 Mansion Road. You may find you can use what others no longer need. Baked goods and refreshments will be available.
Information: 410-789-2422 or 410-789-1337.
The Linthicum Chapter 2244, American Association of Retired Persons, will meet for its birthday celebration at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road.
A musical group from Charlestown Retirement Community will entertain.
The Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights has announced the winners of its youth art and youth writing competitions, as well as its youth education awards.
Bobby Proctor won first place in the short-story contest; Connie Latagan and Jennifer Tabor tied for second. Mary Notari and Beth Hill tied for third. Bobby, Connie, Jennifer and Mary are Linthicum Elementary School students. Beth attends Hilltop Elementary.
Honorable mentions went to Catherine Marie Citroni and Kristy Brooks of Linthicum Elementary School and Kathryn Francazi of Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School.
Connie Latagan took first place in the poetry writing contest; Ryan Brooks and Ashley Dunnigan, both of Linthicum Elementary, tied for second.
On the middle school level, Cindy Smith and Kevin Connolly tied for first; Nathaniel Perry and Mandy Moshkelgosha tied for second. All attend Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School.
High school poetry winners were Ayn Sosnowski of North County High, first; Christy Lynn Spillner of North County, second; and Jared Harriss of North County and Marjorie Shipley of Archbishop Spalding High, tied for third.
Club members Celeste Riddle, Betty Brown, Mary Lou Laprade, and Marjorie Reusch were the judges.
The Woman's Club also presented youth education awards recently. Recipients were selected on the basis of scholastic achievements and activities this year.
Four $500 scholarships were given to North County High seniors Michael Evans, Alexander Hicks, Kristie Barnes and Laura Williman.
Williman and Eddie Engles were selected by the faculty to have their names engraved on a plaque donated by the Woman's Club.
The club also presented $100 savings bonds to Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School eighth-graders Edward Kosack, Christopher Prophet, Stephanie Thompson and James Trevillian for academic achievement.
Each earned straight As throughout middle school.
Dictionaries will be presented in June to six students at local elementary schools.
Pub Date: 6/01/97