Festivals to highlight busy weekend


September 19, 1997|By Peg Adamarczyk | Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

IT'S GOING TO BE one of those weekends, with much happening in the Pasadena area.

The parish of St. Jane Frances de Chantal in Riviera Beach will play host to its fifth annual Fabulous Fall Festival Weekend, starting at 5 p.m. today.

Games, rides, raffles and food will be offered until 11 p.m., then at noon tomorrow until 11 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Feast for early risers

Early risers can eat their fill tomorrow at the all-you-can-eat breakfast sponsored by the Ladies Guild of Magothy Chelsea Community Lutheran Church and the Aid Association for Lutherans, Branch 9017, at the church at Beach Avenue and Third Street in Magothy Beach.

The breakfast bonanza will be served from 7 a.m. to 10: 30 a.m. Included on the menu are eggs, pancakes, French toast, creamed chipped beef, home-style potatoes, sausage, toast, biscuits, juice, fruit and beverage.

The price is $4.50 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 3 to 12. Children younger than age 3 eat free.

Proceeds benefit church projects.

Information: Ann Buckel, 410-255-4049 or Edie Foster, 410-255-1945.

Fun at fund-raiser

Activities for the entire family are scheduled at the Chesapeake High School Band Boosters Fall Festival, set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the school.

Adults can shop for outdoor fall decorations while youngsters have fun.

Ornamental corn, corn stalks, Indian corn, pumpkins, gourds and chrysanthemums from Homestead Gardens will be for sale.

Games, hayrides, a moon bounce and face-painting will be offered for youngsters.

Families can create a scarecrow for $5, with straw hats available at an additional charge.

County firefighters will demonstrate the "jaws of life." Mickey and Minnie Mouse and McGruff the crime dog will make appearances.

Chairman Dick Collins said that the group hopes to raise $29,000 from fund-raisers this year to cover the cost of uniforms, music and travel for the band.

"We have a great group of parents and kids," Collins said.

"We parents put the fund-raisers together, and the kids work hard to help make each one a success."

Information: 410-360-7555.

Methodist Men's dinner

The annual chicken dinner sponsored by the Methodist Men of Magothy United Methodist Church is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow at the church, 3703 Mountain Road.

The cost is $7.50 for adults and $3.50 for children. Also on the menu will be mashed potatoes or rice, green beans, apple sauce, dessert and a beverage.

Proceeds will benefit the church's Upper Room fund.

Information: 410-255-2420.

Back-to-school nights

The last back-to-school nights for this year in Pasadena at Northeast and Chesapeake high schools will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Parents will follow their children's daily schedule to meet their teachers and other school staff. They should bring a copy of their child's schedule.

Business connections

The Pasadena Business Association is sponsoring a business-connection luncheon at noon Oct. 1 at Clark's Bayside Inn on Alpine Beach Avenue.

PBA President Berry Griebel said that the luncheon is a way for business owners to promote their companies.

The cost is $10 with a reservation, $15 without. Reservations must be made by Sept. 26.

Information: 410-987-4887.

Park needs volunteers

Downs Park needs volunteers for the Autumn Craft Festival, set for 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Oct. 18.

Ranger Sharon DeVault said more than 65 artisans are expected at the festival.

Face-painters, pumpkin-painting, scarecrow-making, children's games and a Halloween costume contest will be featured.

Volunteers will help set up and remove craft exhibits, supervise scarecrow-making and games, paint faces and pumpkins and judge the costume contest.

Information: 410-222-6230.

Pub Date: 9/19/97

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