Chamber of Commerce trade fair will have exhibits, entertainment


April 29, 1999|By Joni Guhne | Joni Guhne,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

A TRADE FAIR is planned from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 7 at Earleigh Heights Fire Hall on Ritchie Highway.

Sponsored by the Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce, the fair is free and features exhibits, door prizes, giveaways, entertainment and food, including 25-cent hot dogs.

Visitors will be entertained at 5 p.m. by the Chesapeake Academy Chorus; at 5: 30 p.m. by a demonstration of karate and martial arts by Apolo's Eastcoast Karate; at 6 p.m. by the Green Hornets ALL STAR cheerleaders; and at 6: 15 p.m. by the Severna Park High School Dance Team.

The Talent Machine Company will appear at 6: 30 p.m., the Annapolis Area Christian School Chorus at 7 p.m. and the Innis Na Glas Irish dancers at 7: 30 p.m.

Participants can meet the May Blossoms from Blooming Basket florist, McGruff the Crime Dog from the county Police Department and Zippy the Mailbox from Mail Boxes Etc. Information: 410-647-3900.

Garage sale canceled

Because of a delay in the roof renovation at Severna Park United Methodist Church, the annual spring garage sale has been canceled.

Stay tuned for information on the church's annual fall garage sale in October.

Blood drive

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Severna Park United Methodist Church.

To schedule an appointment, call Margie Peterson at 410-987-0152.

Spring fair

Children are sure to enjoy the Benfield Elementary School spring fair from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 14 at the school on Lynwood Drive, a block from Benfield Road in Severna Park.

Food and games for youngsters will be available, with a silent auction for parents.

Information: 410-222-6563.

Nature hike

A nature hike will be held along the B&A Trail Park at 10 a.m. May 16.

Bring field guides and binoculars, and join rangers Tom Mayer and Dave DeVault at the Earleigh Heights Ranger Station for this mile walk in search of ferns, wildflowers, wetlands, wildlife and more. Registration is required. Information: 410-222-6244.

Church music

Five choirs, handbell players and instrumentalists, directed by Mary-Jo Bedsworth, will present church music at 9: 30 a.m. May 9 at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church on Benfield Road. Information: 410-647-1658.

Wedding anniversaries

Happy 56th wedding anniversary to Severna Park residents Don and Thelma Pritchard, and 55th wedding anniversary congratulations to Bob and Eileen Urschel.

Pub Date: 4/29/99

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