Holiday shoppers have many choices at craft shows, flea market tomorrow

NEIGHBORS

November 20, 1998|By Peg Adamarczyk | Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

HOLIDAY SHOPPERS have an assortment of buying opportunities tomorrow with three craft fairs and a church flea market scheduled in Pasadena.

The Northeast High School Athletic Boosters' fall craft fair is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the school, 1121 Duvall Highway.

In addition to handcrafted gift and home-decorating items, food, baked goods and refreshments will be available.

Proceeds from table rentals and food sales will help support Northeast Eagles athletic teams.

Band boosters fair

The Band Boosters at Chesapeake High School will hold its craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the school, 4798 Mountain Road.

More than 100 craft dealers have signed up for the fair.

Food and refreshments will be sold.

School families and friends can stop by the school store, open during craft show hours, to purchase Cougar items.

Proceeds will help the school's band program.

Youth group fair

The United Methodist Youth at Pasadena United Methodist Church is sponsoring a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the church, 61 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena.

Craft dealers from the county will be selling their wares.

"Come out and do your Christmas shopping for that perfect gift," said Joanne Calvert, youth group adviser.

Flea market

Treasure-hunting time is from 6: 30 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow at Jenkins Memorial Church's indoor flea market.

The church is at Jenkins Road and Riviera Drive in Riviera Beach.

Household items and clothing will be sold.

Food will be available.

Proceeds will benefit the church building fund.

Information: 410-360-1818.

Church dinner

After a hard day of shopping, yard work, errands or whatever you have on tomorrow's agenda, you can dine at Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road.

Members of the men's group will serve a pasta dinner from 4 p.m. to 7: 30 p.m. tomorrow.

The cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 4 to 12. Carryouts will be available at no additional charge.

Proceeds will help buy items for Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets for the needy.

Democratic club officers

County Executive-elect Janet S. Owens installed newly elected officers and board members of the Stoney Creek Democratic Club at an open house Wednesday at the clubhouse on Fort Smallwood Road.

The new officers are Richard Ames, president; Charles Kolodziejski, first vice president; Lou Frazetti, second vice president; Tony Cadden, treasurer; Evelyn Sommer, secretary; Edie Geldmacher, financial secretary; Virginia Johnston, chaplain; and Doug Mason, sergeant-at-arms.

Ellie Sobiski, Rose Wengert, Mary Lou Clark, Brantley Marshall, Anne Kecken, Lloyd Millsap, Frank Kursch, Tom Burnham, Micky Folger, Tom and Eileen Dye and Bernadine Gerbrick will serve as the board of directors.

Preparing for syrup

While activities at Downs Park have slowed, volunteers are getting ready for the spring's maple syrup-making demonstrations, which are popular with visitors young and old.

In past years, the park has sought donations of empty plastic milk and water jugs for sap collection. But "sap sucker" volunteers have noticed that sap collected in plastic milk jugs (even thoroughly cleaned jugs) tends to sour.

To avoid this problem, the park will accept only empty plastic water jugs. They can be dropped off at the park office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. any day except Tuesday.

Information: 410-222-6230.

Pub Date: 11/20/98

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