Players, coaches sought for fall sports


June 18, 1999|By Donna Abel | Donna Abel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE MOUNT AIRY Youth Athletic Association (MAYAA) invites you to make friends, learn skills and have fun by registering for its fall sports teams.

The final day for registration is tomorrow from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Firemen's Carnival Grounds on the MAYAA fields. No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.

Registration costs $70 for football, $40 for baseball, $60 for travel soccer, $35 for clinic soccer and $50 for cheerleading. Parents can help MAYAA by volunteering for such positions as coach, assistant coach and umpire.

For more information, call Betty Jenkins at 301-829-1864.

Mobile health clinic

The Veterans Affairs Department has a new mobile health care clinic that travels throughout Maryland to provide veterans with health care at convenient and accessible locations. It is scheduled to be at the Mount Airy Senior Center, 703 Ridge Ave., Thursday.

This clinic on wheels will offer medical examinations, preventive health screening and education, immunizations, information on VA eligibility and enrollment, photo identification cards and appointment scheduling.

For information or to schedule an appointment, call 800-351-8387, Ext. 2281. Have a copy of your WD AGO 53-55, DD 214 separation paper or your discharge with you.

Senior center events

The Mount Airy Senior Center will be showing the classic movie "Father of the Bride" at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

A Community Jubilee will be held June 25 at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster. A bus will run from the Mount Airy Senior Center at 9: 30 a.m. and will return at 2 p.m. Cost of the bus is $2 plus an admission fee of $1. Food will be for sale.

For more information about these or other programs at the Senior Center, call Center Manager Debra Shindle at 301-829-2407 or 410-795-1017.

Library programs

Story times for infants and young children offer the best in books and library fun. The Mount Airy public library will offer the following story programs the next few weeks.

The Snuggle Bugs program, designed for children from birth to 24 months, will be offered at 10 a.m. June 29 and July 2. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Please register for each session separately two weeks before the program.

The Drop-in Read With Me story time for children ages 4 to 6 requires no registration and will present "Dog Days of Summer" at 10 a.m. and 1: 30 p.m. Tuesday.

Separate "Dog Days of Summer" programs for families will be presented at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday; 4 p.m. Wednesday; and 10 a.m. and 1: 30 p.m. Thursday. Come in for some story times about your favorite dogs including Clifford, Spot and Blue.

Drop in and join the library staff for some stories just before bedtime at the Drop-In Bedtime Story program. It will be offered at 7 p.m. July 1. Pajamas, bears, and blankets are optional. No registration is required.

A Scholastic Book Fair will be at the library from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday. This event is for children of all ages. Choose from hundreds of affordable children's and young adult books. The event will feature a guest appearance by Franklin, the cartoon turtle. Proceeds from the book fair will benefit CCPL Children's Services. No registration is required.

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

Pub Date: 6/18/99

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