Registration for first-time Girl Scouts under way

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July 04, 1999|By Rosalie Falter | Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

MARYANN KULESZ, coordinator for the Girl Scout troops sponsored by St. Philip Neri Parish, says registration is now going on for girls interested in joining for the first time.

"Girls do not have to be members of the parish or attend the school in order to enroll," she said. More than 140 girls at St. Philip Neri Parish are enjoying Girl Scouts and have invited others to join them.

The troops resume meeting in September, and there are openings at all levels from Daisy to Cadette/Senior Girl Scouts (grades K-12). Registration costs $7 and nominal monthly dues are charged.

Parents are needed as leaders or assistant leaders. If you and/or your daughter are looking for a fun-packed, worthwhile activity, contact Kulesz at 410-768-7878 for information and registration forms.

Vacation Bible school

"The Great Bible Land Dig -- Exploring the Life of Jesus" is the theme of this year's vacation Bible school at St. John Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road. During the session scheduled from 9: 30 a.m. to noon July 26 to 30, children will learn about Christ's life. Classrooms are air conditioned, but outside activities are also planned.

Classes are available for children 3 years old through those who just finished fifth grade. The fee is a donation of $5 if registered by July 13; $10 thereafter. Denise Jones is director of the vacation Bible school. Susan Hrybyk is assistant director.

Information or registration: 410-544-8893.

Reception for pastor

A reception will be held for the Rev. David A. Shank, the new pastor assigned to Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane, after the 11 a.m. service today in Room 11. All parishioners are invited. Shank comes to Linthicum from the Montgomery United Methodist Church in Damascus.

Information: the church office, 410-859-0990.

Concert in the Park

The Doc Dikeman Combo is the opening performance for the Concert in the Park. It takes place at 6 p.m. today at Linthicum Park on Benton Avenue.

On July 11, the Bay Winds Concert Band will be the second concert in a series sponsored by the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights. All are invited to enjoy an evening of free entertainment under the trees in the park. The concert begins at 6 p.m. Concertgoers are invited to bring picnic suppers and chairs or blankets.

The Bay Winds Concert Band was founded in 1980 as a nonprofit corporation whose members are primarily from Anne Arundel County.

Membership of the band is diverse: from post-high school students to military band members to present and former educators and professionals from all walks of life.

Michael J. Svec has conducted the band since 1991. He has taught in the county's public schools for 35 years, 30 of them as music director at Annapolis High School. Russ Divilbis, assistant conductor, was an oboist with the Naval Academy Band.

Parking is available on the Linthicum Elementary School grounds behind the park. In the event of rain, the concert will be canceled.

Information: Jo Barker, 410-859-3308; or Charlotte Wheeler, 410-859-5175.

Pub Date: 7/04/99

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