St. John church holding welcome-back celebration


July 18, 1999|By Christina Bittner | Christina Bittner,SUN STAFF

ST. JOHN United Methodist Church will celebrate Family and Friends Day with a 4 p.m. service Saturday.

Once a year St. John sets aside a day to welcome back families who have relocated outside the area. Each family in the church is asked to choose a "family captain" to represent it during the ceremonies.

The guest choir at the services will be the Argonne Hills Gospel Choir from Fort Meade.

The St. John Methodist Church is at 6019 Belle Grove Road.

Information: 410-636-2578.

Rock 'n' learn

"Education Rock," an interactive educational rock concert, will make a stop at the Brooklyn Park library at 1: 30 p.m. Tuesday.

The concert features Jim Hossick and involves the audience in reading, acting, movement and discussion. It is designed for children in kindergarten through the eighth grade.

Admission is free, but seating is limited. The Brooklyn Park library is at 1 E. 11th Ave.

Information: 410-222-6260.

Alumni association to meet

The Brooklyn Park High School Alumni Association will meet at 6: 30 p.m. July 27 at the Brooklyn Park library.

The main topic of discussion will be development of by-laws.

All former BPHS students, faculty, staff and friends of the school are welcome to get involved.

Information: 410-789-7214 or 410-626-3269.

Artist to give class

Cartoonist Jim Sizemore will instruct children ages 6 to 12 on the art of cartooning at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Brooklyn branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

"Everyone is looking forward to this. Children check out drawing books here all the time," said children's librarian Gloria Bartas.

The library will provide drawing supplies. The Brooklyn branch of the library is at 300 E. Patapsco Ave.

Information: 410-396-1120.

Taking off the pressure

County seniors may get a free blood pressure screening at 9: 30 a.m. tomorrow at Morris Hills Senior Nutrition Site.

Marie Beatty of the North Arundel Hospital Auxiliary will administer the screenings. Once you're confident that your blood pressure is in check, participants can check out the country line dancing class. Dottie Cadden will lead lessons from 9: 45 a.m. to 11: 15 a.m.

The nutrition site is at 351 Arundel Corp. Road.

Information: 410-222-4464.

Combined reunion

The Brooklyn Park High School graduating classes of 1968 and 1969 will hold a combined reunion from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 16 at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie.

Tickets are $30. The Meros Brothers, graduates of BPHS, will provide music.

Information: Tom Thompson, 410-859-1774.

Service covers life of Christ

Townsend Avenue Baptist Church will present "The Colors of the Cross" at 7: 30 p.m. Thursday.

Presented by the Summer Ministry Team from the Baptist Bible College in Clarks Summit, Pa., the program is a 50-minute service focusing on the life, death and resurrection of Christ.

All faiths are welcome to attend. The Townsend Avenue Baptist Church is at Fifth Street and Townsend Avenue.

Information: the Rev. Mike Pollack, 410-355-0347.

Crab cake dinner at church

St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church is sponsoring a crab cake dinner from 5: 30 p.m. to 7: 30 p.m. Aug. 28 in the church hall.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $7.50 for children.

St. Athanasius is at 4708 Prudence St.

Information: Eleanor Znamirowski, 410-360-2833 or 410-355-5740.

Pub Date: 7/17/99

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