PTA's annual yard sale set for tomorrow morning


October 09, 1998|By Donna Abel | Donna Abel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

MOUNT AIRY Elementary School's PTA will hold a Kids Yard Sale from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. tomorrow at the school at South Main Street and Watersville Road.

This annual fund-raiser benefits activities and programs sponsored by Mount Airy Elementary PTA.

"This is one of our largest fund-raising activities for the year, next to our dinner auction coming up in November," says chairwoman Melany Wolfe of Mount Airy. "It's a great opportunity for the community to help our kids by helping the PTA."

Spaces are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the yard sale. The event will be held rain or shine. All participants must remove unsold items at the end of the day. Information: Melany Wolfe at 410-552-1914.

Fire Department breakfast

Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department will cook its annual fall All You Can Eat Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Oct. 25.

The menu includes pancakes, eggs, hominy, pudding, sausage and gravy, apples, fried potatoes, biscuits, juice, tea and coffee.

The breakfast will be served buffet style. Cost is $4.50 for adults and $2.50 for children younger than age 10. The firehouse is at 1320 W. Old Liberty Road, west of Eldersburg between Routes 97 and 27. Information: Dick Baker at 410-875-4107.

Calvary Church yard sale

Calvary United Methodist Church will hold a yard sale from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. tomorrow. Proceeds will go to the Heirs of Joy Touring Choir.

The choir takes its songs into the community and has sung in hospitals, nursing homes, prisons and churches.

The church is at 403 S. Main St., Mount Airy. If you have items to donate, contact Howard LeRoux at 301-829-9337.

Library goes 'Batty'

The Mount Airy branch of the Carroll County public library is registering children in grades one and up for its "Going Batty" fall story time at 4: 30 p.m. Wednesday.

The program will include stories about bats, bat facts, and a chance for children to crawl through a simulated bat cave. Information: 410-795-1010 or 301-829-5290.

Players present 'Dracula'

Mount Airy Players will present "Dracula: The Death of Nosferatu" on Oct. 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 30 and 31 at Firehouse Pub & Grill at 233 S. Main St., Mount Airy.

This one-act drama is based on Bram Stoker's classic tale of horror and will be directed by Charles Beck, a Mount Airy artist, and Brian Irons, a mathematics teacher at South Carroll High School.

All performances will be at 8 p.m., and admission is $6. Parents are advised that this performance might be too intense for children.

Dinner reservations: 410-795-5557. Ticket information: 301-829-1527 or e-mail

Volunteers needed

Jaine Ackley of Mount Airy is planning a "Ribbons of Hope" project to benefit Mount Airy NET, an organization offering emergency assistance to needy community members.

Ackley will place jars in businesses for donations to Mount Airy NET. For every $1 donated a red ribbon will be placed on the Community Christmas Tree.

Jars, fabric, construction paper, ribbon and glitter are needed, as well as volunteers to assemble about 200 posters.

Items may be left at Whistlestop Bookstore at 8 S. Main St., Mount Airy.

Information: 301-607-8042.

Donna Abel's Southwest Neighbors column appears each Friday the Carroll County edition of The Sun.

Pub Date: 10/09/98

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