Start twirling your forks: Spaghetti dinner is on way


November 06, 1998|By Peg Adamarczyk | Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

AS THE temperature drops, activities are heating up in Pasadena.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 7859 Tick Neck Road, is having a spaghetti dinner and silent auction tonight from 5: 30 to 7: 30.

The cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for the kids. After eating, visitors can bid on donated items from an Orlando, Fla., condo time-share, Depression-era advertising art prints, other prints and artwork, two hand-painted religious icons, an antique camera, lamps, furnishings, crystal ornaments and dinners at various local restaurants.

Tomorrow, the church will hold a flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Information: 410-255-1070.

Coffeehouse is brewing

Magothy United Methodist Church, 3703 Mountain Road, will sponsor a coffeehouse from 7 to 9 tonight in the fellowship hall.

Admission is free with refreshments and coffee available.

Information: 410-255-2420.

Fall craft fairs

The PTA of Sunset Elementary School, 8572 Fort Smallwood Road, will hold its annual fall craft fair tomorrow starting at 9 a.m. in the school cafeteria.

Shoppers can buy handmade holiday gift and home decor items as well as woodcrafts, American Girl doll clothes, and sports items.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 8615 Fort Smallwood Road, will hold a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow.

Refreshments, luncheon items and the church women's group cookbook will be on sale.

The church also offers a monthly Self-Help and Resource Exchange (SHARE) program where volunteers exchange community service hours for food packages at a reduced cost of $14.

November's meal package includes a 10-pound frozen turkey, stuffing mix, cranberry sauce, fresh sweet potatoes, dinner rolls, frozen vegetables and apple pie. Orders for November's package must be received by today for delivery Nov. 21.

Information: 410-255-4141.

On your mark, get set

Downs Park will be the site for runners and walkers this weekend as it plays host to two events.

Tomorrow, the Annapolis Striders and the county Department of Recreation and Parks will sponsor the 10th annual Downs Park 5-mile race starting at 8: 30 a.m.

A 1-mile fun run begins the activities at 8: 05 a.m., followed by a 100-yard tot trot for kids 6 and under at 8: 20 a.m.

Race day runner entry fee is $5. Entries will be accepted from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. The fun run and tot trot are free.

The Chesapeake Bay Country Wanderers 616 is sponsoring the 38th International Volkswalk, a noncompetitive 10-kilometer walk, at Downs Park tomorrow and Sunday.

Walkers can register from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. either day, but must finish walking by 5 p.m.

The cost is $2 for those who want to earn credit or awards from the American Volksport Association or the International Federation of Popular Sports. For those not wanting sanctioning credit, there is no cost to walk.

Information: 410-222-6230.

Dinner here, dinner there

Lake Shore Rotary Club is sponsoring a roast beef dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4760 Mountain Road.

Tickets, available at the door, are $8 for adults and $4 for children.

More food will be on the table at Community United Methodist Church's annual fresh ham and oyster dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. tomorrow.

The cost is $12 for adults and carryouts, $3 for kids 3-6 and $1 for youngsters under 3.

The church is at 8680 Fort Smallwood Road.

Longaberger basket bingo

Longaberger baskets, the functional home decor items, will be prizes at Sunday's basket bingo at Lake Shore fire hall from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The auxiliary of Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company is sponsoring the event in the hall, at 4498 Mountain Road.

The doors will open at noon. The cost is $12 for a basic bingo package and specials with extras available.

Information: Call Debbie Simoni at 410-315-8166 after 6 p.m., or Sandy Scholer at 410-768-0423.

Business group meeting

The Pasadena Business Association will have its general membership meeting at noon Wednesday at Kurtz's Beach.

The cost for PBA members is $10 with reservations, $15 at the door. Reservations must be made by today.

Information: 410-987-4887.

Report on the bay

The Pasadena Sportfishing Group will have its monthly meeting at 7: 30 p.m. Monday at the Orchard Beach fire hall, 7549 Solley Road.

Monday's speaker will be Frances Flanigan, executive director of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. She will present a slide show on "How is the Chesapeake Bay Doing?"

"Our group is a member of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and distributes their 'Bay Journal' magazine at our monthly meeting," said Dave Nolan, PSG spokesman. "The bay's health is the key to success in future fishing there," he added.

Membership in the PSG is free.

Information: 410-HEY-FISH.

Pub Date: 11/06/98

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