Baldwin's Station praised by magazine

NEIGHBORS

August 18, 1998|By Sherry Graham | Sherry Graham,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

BALDWIN'S STATION in downtown Sykesville continues to win new fans with its fine cuisine and entertainment.

The August issue of Baltimore Magazine named Baldwin's the best new restaurant in the metropolitan region for 1998. The restaurant was praised for its food, atmosphere, service and entertainment.

The entertainment in particular has really helped to draw new customers. Concerts geared toward children have gained in popularity.

Tom Vincent, a singer-songwriter and winner of a Parent's Choice Award for 1996, will present a concert from 10: 30 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. Thursday at Baldwin's.

Those attending are encouraged to bring their favorite Teddy bear.

Tickets are $6.95 and should be purchased in advance by calling Baldwin's at 410-795-1041.

Soccer tourney

This weekend marks the annual Freedom Invitational soccer tournament.

Eight boys' travel soccer teams from the recently formed Freedom Soccer Club will compete in the tournament, which begins Friday evening and runs through Sunday at Eldersburg Elementary and Oklahoma Road Middle schools.

Information: 410-549-6225.

Peach Festival

Mark your calendars for the Peach Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bethesda United Methodist Church on Klee Mill Road. This annual event features peach-based goodies and a large yard sale.

Information: 410-795-7677.

Silver anniversary

The Freedom Swim Club celebrated its silver anniversary in a big way Saturday. Former and present members enjoyed a family cookout and games in the afternoon and a catered party and dancing in the evening.

Swim Club President Steve Keefe welcomed past presidents and charter members. Jack Trump, who was the club's second president, recounted the club's founding 25 years ago. Marilyn Irwin, a 25-year club member, also shared some of the club's history.

Program registration

The Freedom Area Recreation Council is accepting registration for two adult exercise programs.

Step-N-Tone is a low-impact, high-intensity step aerobics program. The class will be offered at 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Oklahoma Road Middle School. The class begins Aug. 31 and continues for 14 weeks. The cost is $56. Information: 410-795-4714.

Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese art performed for health, relaxation and well-being, will be offered at 6: 30 p.m. Tuesdays at Oklahoma Road Middle School. The class begins Sept 8 and continues through Oct. 27. The cost is $40. Information: 410-916-2305.

Pub Date: 8/18/98

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