Peach festivals scheduled this month at 2 churches


August 06, 1999|By Peg Adamarczyk | Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

PASADENA — ENJOY THE summer bounty of fresh peaches at two church festivals this month.

Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road, will have its annual peach festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow on the church grounds.

Homemade peach goodies will be sold, as well as sliced peaches served with homemade cake and ice cream.

Diners can purchase a pit-roasted beef or pork barbecue platter, served with two salads, for $5. A kiddie hot dog platter, served with two salads, is $1.50.

Proceeds will be donated to Sarah's House, Raven Rock Lutheran Camp and the Lutheran Youth Encounter.

Information: 410-255-8236.

Solley United Methodist Church, 7600 Solley Road, will have its midweek festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 18 on the church grounds.

The cost is $3.50 for adults, $2 for children younger than 12. Carryouts are available for $3.50.

Visitors can also purchase pit beef or ham sandwiches, beef barbecue, hot dogs, homemade crab soup and beverages.

The event will be held rain or shine.

Information: 410-255-2750.

Sportfishing enthusiasts

The Pasadena Sportfishing Group will have its monthly meeting at 7: 30 p.m. Monday at the Orchard Beach fire hall, 7549 Solley Road.

Tom Hughes will present tips and techniques for light-tackle fishing for rockfish and catching rock in shallow waters. Hughes spends a great deal of time fishing in the upper Chesapeake Bay shallows, and he will share tips for fishing success, said Dave Nolan, group spokesman.

Membership in the group is free and open to anglers of all ages.

Food and beverages sold by the fire department are available at 6 p.m.

No smoking is permitted in the hall.

Don't forget the Kids Fishing Contest, sponsored by the sportfishing group and the Friends of Downs Park, from 8 a.m to 1 p.m. tomorrow.

The cost is $2. Prizes will be awarded in three age groups from 5 to 15. Children must bring their tackle.

Group members will be giving children fishing lessons. A casting contest will be held with everyone winning a prize.

The park entry fee of $4 will be waived for participants who arrive between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.

The rain date is Aug. 28.

Information: 410-HEY-FISH (410-439-3474), or visit the sportfishing group on the Web at

Back to school

With school opening in a little more than three weeks, many parents are in the hunt-and-seek phase of back-to-school shopping.

Parents of new students at George Fox Middle School on Outing Avenue can save themselves work because the PTSA will be selling packets of supplies on Orientation Night, Aug. 25, beginning at 7: 30 p.m.

Packets are $10 and include four 1-inch vinyl notebooks, four folders with pockets, four packets of dividers, a composition book, paper, pencils, pens, a highlight marker and a ruler.

The physical education department will be selling gym uniforms. The cost is $9 for the required shirt, and $11 for the shorts. Optional sweat pants are $15.

Information: 410-437-5516.

Lions Club officers

The East Anne Arundel Lions Club has announced its new officers for the 1999-2000 term. This new group will lead the club, which was chartered in 1947, into the new millennium, said Tom Flanagan, club spokesman.

George Morris is president, Audrey Jefferson is first vice president, and James Schell is second vice president. Alfred Kellner serves as secretary, and Margaret Griffith is treasurer.

Robert Taylor and Charles DeVincent are first-year directors. Patrick Metallo and Nancy Schell are second-year directors. The Lion Tamer is Montague Hutt. Joseph Finke is the new Tail Twister.

Albert Ramsay and Lee Coleman will head up the membership committee.

Lions Clubs perform activities in their communities to raise money for sight and hearing programs, civic improvements, youth and education programs, and other community projects.

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