4 flea markets tomorrow will keep shoppers busy


April 30, 1999|By Peg Adamarczyk | Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

SAVVY FLEA-MARKET shoppers have four events happening tomorrow, all in the Fort Smallwood Road area near Sunset Elementary School.

Sunset Elementary PTA is sponsoring its market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the school grounds at 8572 Fort Smallwood Road.

Spaces are available for $10 each.

Proceeds will benefit PTA projects at the school. Information: 410-437-6971.

Directly across the street, the Pine Grove Association is sponsoring a community flea market starting at 7 a.m.

Participating residents will set up in their own yards. More spaces, available to rent for $10 each, will be set up at the community park on Sandy Beach Drive. Food and refreshments will be sold at the park.

Free maps listing participants and directions will be available at the community's main entrance. Information: 410-437-2416 or 410-437-3643.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 8615 Fort Smallwood Road, will have its flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A wide variety of nearly new and secondhand treasures will be sold.

Information: 410-255-4141.

The outreach committee of Community United Methodist Church, 8680 Fort Smallwood Road, is sponsoring an outdoor market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church. Spaces are available for $10 each.

Proceeds will benefit the church.

Information: 410-255-4115.

Program on healthly eating

Learn more about healthy eating at Lauers IGA Supermarket tomorrow. Dietitians from the county Health Department's Learn to Live cancer prevention program will be at the Edwin Raynor Boulevard store from 10 a.m. to noon.

Shoppers can ask questions, get free low-fat recipes and pick up other nutrition information.

Information: 410-222-7979.

Passover presentation

Chesapeake Christian Center, 7975 Tick Neck Road, will hold a presentation of Christ in the Passover, pre- sented by Daniel Rigney from Ariel Ministries at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Rigney's demonstration will be presented from a set table, containing all of the traditional items used in the Passover feast. All the ceremonial foods will be on the table and their significance to Jews and Christians explained.

The community is invited to attend. Information: 410-255-3168.

Canoe clinic

Downs Park will sponsor a beginner's canoe clinic at 11 a.m. May 8 at the park.

The course will cover basic safety, as well as skills to help the novice maneuver on flat and running water.

Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Personal flotation devices will be provided.

The fee for the course is $20, and spaces are limited.

Advance registration is required. Information: 410- 222-6230.

Luncheon for legislators

The Pasadena Business Association will hold a legislator appreciation luncheon at noon Wednesday at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie.

Legislators from District 31, including state Sen. Philip C. Jimeno and Dels. Joan Cadden, John R. Leopold and Mary M. Rosso, have been invited. County Executive Janet S. Owens has also been invited.

The delegation will provide an overview of the legislative session, and Owens will discuss issues that affect the local business community.

The cost for PBA members is $10 with a reservation, $15 at the door.

Reservations must be made by today. Information: 410-987-4887.

Nostalgic fund-raiser

The Safeway on Mountain Road held a Spring Back Celebration Benefit for Easter Seals this month, featuring 1960s attire and recalling the "era of peace and love" with music from the time, manager specials and face painting. Safeway has raised more than $50 million nationally for Easter Seals since 1979, and the Pasadena store has contributed thousands of dollars of that total. The money goes to help area individuals who have disabilities.

Top speaker

Matt Voltz, a 12-year-old seventh-grader at St. Jane Frances School in Pasadena, outlasted the competition through three grueling rounds of the Optimist Club oratory contest and won first place recently. His prize was a $1,500 college scholarship.

After winning the club-level event in Pasadena, Matt advanced as one of nine zone winners from Maryland and southern Delaware to a competition in Ocean City. Matt, an honor roll pupil, is also a youth baseball all-star and an accomplished guitarist.

Pub Date: 4/30/99

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