Craft shows are blooming in springtime


March 23, 1998|By Melinda Rice | Melinda Rice,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

SPRING MUST be here. All the usual indicators say so -- the weather is warmer, trees are budding and organizations throughout Anne Arundel County have announced plans for craft fairs.

The Friendship United Methodist Church in Friendship will sponsor a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church. Door prizes will be awarded and admission is free. Snacks and lunch will be for sale in addition to homemade arts and crafts. There is no charge for admission.

Information: 410-257-7133.

Southern High School is planning its annual Spring Fling Craft Show and Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 4 in front of the school. Teachers Keith Brezina and Julie Hall are in charge. You can reserve a table for $10 to display crafts, art and food for sale. Proceeds will benefit the classes of 1999 and 2001.

Information: 410-867-7100.

This year's Downs Park Craft Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25 at the park. Items offered for sale will be handmade. Park officials are seeking volunteers to help load and unload the merchandise and to face paint.

Information: 410-222-6230.

Career fair

Southern High School is planning its first career fair.

Career counselor Marilyn Harmon wants local business representatives to set up displays at the event and talk with students. She is also seeking volunteers from the business community who will conduct mock interviews with students and show them how to prepare a resume.

Information: 410-867-7100.

Blood drive

The Friendship United Methodist Church is holding a blood drive today from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Officials at the American Red Cross, which will conduct the blood drive, said that blood drives are needed because donations decline during the first quarter.

To schedule a blood drive, call the American Red Cross at 410-764-4619.

For more information about the blood drive at Friendship United Methodist Church, call Tina Wilkerson at 410-257-6396.

Hospital chiefs

Dr. Jacqueline Kelly and Dr. Janice Bird are the newest chiefs of service at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

Kelly, an Arnold pediatrician, has been with the medical center since 1979. She is a graduate of Michigan State University and the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Bird, an Annapolis gynecologist, joined the medical center staff in 1984. She is a graduate of Duke University and Duke University Medical School.

Pub Date: 3/23/98

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