Olde Brooklyn Park group to discuss Y2K concerns

Neighbors

September 19, 1999|By Christina Bittner | Christina Bittner,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

PREDICTIONS ON the Y2K problem range from minor inconveniences to the destruction of the world as we know it. I suspect the truth is somewhere in between.

If you want to learn more about Y2K, attend the meeting of the Olde Brooklyn Park Improvement Association at 7 p.m. Tuesday. In addition to addressing general community concerns, representatives from Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. and Allfirst Bank will discuss how their companies are preparing for what may happen at midnight Dec. 31.

The meeting will be at the Brooklyn Park Elementary School, Morgan Road and 14th Avenue. Information: 410-636-3269 or 410-636-0352.

Flea markets

Everybody can get rid of their junk or find that hidden treasure at the coming flea markets.

A few spaces are available at the Roland Terrace Democratic Club's indoor-outdoor flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Indoor spaces with tables rent for $10. Outdoor spaces without a table are $5.

The Roland Terrace Democratic Club is at 619 Matthews Ave. Information: 410-789-9143 daytime or 410-636-1504 after 6 p.m.

Also Saturday, the Women's Ministry of Maryland's Church on the Rock, 900 Church St., will hold its flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Table spaces are $10. Advance registration is required. Information: 410-355-5922.

The English Counsel Christian Church, 2733 Daisy Ave., will hold its 20th annual flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 2. The cost to rent a table is $8. Breakfast and lunch items will be sold. Reservations: 410-247-7990.

Religious music

The St. John United Methodist Church, 6019 Belle Grove Road, will present the "History of Religious Music" at 4 p.m. today. Guest performers will be the Collective Protestant Gospel Choir from Fort Meade, the Extensions of Faith Interdenominational Praise Choir, Kirk Franklin, Ranch Allen and the Men of Standards.

All faiths are welcome. An offering will be collected to benefit St. John's Unity Day. Information: 410-636-2578

BPHS Classes of '68 and '69

The Brooklyn Park High School graduating classes of 1968 and 1969 will stage a combined reunion from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 16 at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie. Tickets cost $30.

The Meros Brothers, also graduates of BPHS, will provide music. Information: 410-859-1774.

Commodore computers

The Brooklyn Park Commodore Users Group will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Brooklyn Park Library, 1 E. 11th Ave. The BPCUG promotes and finds new uses for the Commodore computer. Instruction and a parts-swap are available. Information: 410-761-2119.

Story festival

The Brooklyn Park Library, 1 E. 11th Ave., invites children age 2 to 6 and their caregivers to attend Autumn Storytime Festival at 10 a.m. Wednesdays and 7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 27. Each week has a different autumn theme. Information: 410-222-6260.

Harbor activities

Harbor Hospital Center will sponsor a Fitness Walk at Fort McHenry at 9 a.m. Tuesday. A hospital wellness coordinator and a cardiac rehabilitation nurse will discuss how to get the most out of walking, manage injuries and choose proper walking shoes.

Information and registration: 410-354-9655.

Prostate cancer screening

Health professionals estimate that 2,000 men in America will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year and advise early detection.

Harbor Hospital Center will sponsor a free prostate cancer screening from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Life Resource Center.

Appointments are required. Information: 410-354-9655.

Church on the Rock revival

Evangelist Terry Shuttlesworth will lead a revival at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. today and 7 p.m. tomorrow and Tuesday at Maryland's Church on the Rock, 900 Church St. All faiths are welcome. Information: 410-355-5922.

Pub Date: 9/19/99

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