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May 22, 2012
United Methodist Church of Savage, 9050 Baltimore St., will hold its annual Strawberry Festival Saturday, June 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Menu includes open pit roast beef sandwiches, pulled beef barbecue sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, cole slaw, baked beans, potato salad, ice cream, strawberries, shortcake and beverages. There will also be a bake sale. Call 301-725-7630.
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May 30, 2014
Strawberry festival Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer will host its annual Strawberry Festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie. Fresh strawberries over vanilla ice cream and cake will be featured. Lunch will also be available for purchase. There will be baked goods, a rummage sale and flea market. Flea market spaces will be available at $10 per space. Proceeds benefit projects at the church. To reserve spaces, call Jerry Young at 410-437-9301 or Arlyce Lohr at 410-674-4118.
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By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas and Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 2, 1996
St. John's Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will have a strawberry festival from noon until 4 p.m. Saturday.Ham and turkey platters will be available for lunch, as will luscious strawberry desserts. Come and eat strawberries to your heart's content.The church is at 226 Washburn Ave. Information: 355-7295.Victim advocate to speakThe June meeting of the Northern District Police Community Relations Council will take place at 7: 30 p.m. Wednesday.Debbie Tall, a county police juvenile witness/victim advocate, will speak.
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May 30, 2014
Sunday, June 1 Pet Rock music The Bayside Summer Concert Series will present the group Pet Rock performing from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. Enjoy lively music and bay breezes. Information: aacounty.org/RecParks/concerts.cfm or 410-222-6230. Tuesday, June 3 Concert The Aca Seca Trio from Argentina will perform at 7 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Admission is free on a first-come basis. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Information: 410-636-6597.
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By ROSALIE M. FALTER | May 26, 1995
So many in the community look forward to an annual spring event at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church. That time has rolled around again, and you are invited.The women in the Evelyn Keller Circle are sponsoring the popular "Strawberry Festival" from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 3 in the Fellowship Hall of the church, 200 School Lane.Strawberries will be served with ice cream or shortcake. Barbecue, hot dogs, baked beans, chicken salad and rolls, potato salad, coleslaw and drinks also will be available.
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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,Sun Staff Writer | May 22, 1995
Shortly after World War II, the truck farming that had driven the economy of northern Anne Arundel County since the 1860s became part of a lost culture.So did the trucks that hauled strawberries, cantaloupes and cucumbers picked by immigrants, most of them Polish, to markets in Baltimore.The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society will provide a glimpse of that life at its fourth annual strawberry festival at the Benson-Hammond House. The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10. The rain date is June 11. Admission is free.
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By Lorraine Gingerich and Lorraine Gingerich,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 24, 2001
LINDEN LINTHICUM United Methodist Church held its ninth Strawberry Festival in Clarksville on Saturday. Plenty of strawberries in every combination - sundaes, shortcakes, pies and by the pint - were available for the strawberry enthusiast. Revelers also could enjoy entertainment, along with plenty of food and activities. The Spur and Stirrup 4-H Club provided pony rides, while the Dayton 4-H Club had a petting zoo with pigs, sheep, guinea pigs and rabbits. Kids could enjoy a Moon Bounce, games, face-painting and a puppet show.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 6, 1999
THE NINTH annual Strawberry Festival presented by the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society will take place Saturday on the Benson-Hammond House grounds, 7101 Aviation Blvd. (across from Andover Road) in Linthicum. Gates are open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the society.Visitors can again buy the strawberry wine sold with the Benson-Hammond House label and indulge in strawberries on hot milk cake. Traditional American foods such as hot dogs, hamburgers and pit beef will also be sold.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 2, 2002
DON'T MISS ONE of Linthicum's most enjoyable outdoor events for the whole family. That would be the 12th annual Strawberry Festival, sponsored by the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society on Saturday on the grounds of the Benson-Hammond House. The event will feature crafts, demonstrations, displays, food and entertainment. Tours of the house, which was built in the early 1820s, will be offered for $2, and the Browse and Buy Shoppe will be open for business. In keeping with the theme, fresh strawberries will be served on hot milk cake, and strawberry wine and jam with the Benson-Hammond House label will be sold.
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June 1, 2001
Flea market tables are available for Jenkins Memorial Church's annual strawberry festival and flea market, scheduled for 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9 at the church grounds on Riviera Drive in Riviera Beach. In addition to shopping, visitors will find homemade crab cakes, strawberry shortcake and ice cream, and other strawberry delights. Table rentals are $10. For reservations, call Kathy Atkinson at 410-437-0124. Military Completes basic: Marine Corps Reserve Pvt. Luke C. Hogue, son of Terri L. and Matt J. Hogue of Pasadena, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. Hogue is a 2000 graduate of Chesapeake High School.
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By Beverly Southall | May 22, 2013
Happy Memorial Day - and thank you to all our veterans who gave their lives so we can live in freedom. God bless them and their families. Coming events at Good Shepherd in Perryville include: June 2, all you can eat breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Catholic School, 810 Aiken Avenue in Perryville. Adults - $7. Children under 12, $4. Children under 5 are free. June 8 will be the strawberry festival at the Good Shepherd Catholic School, 810 Aiken Avenue in Perryville from noon to 6 p.m. with a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7. June 15, a pig roast and live music at the Good Shepherd Catholic School, 810 Aiken Avenue from 2 to 5 p.m. Harmony Lodge will hold its monthly all you can eat breakfast June 8 from 7 to 10 a.m. The second annual Cody G. Richardson Relentless Run 5K and 3K fun walk will be held June 1 at Perryville Middle School to benefit the Cody G. Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund.
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May 17, 2013
Sunday, May 19 Concerts The Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra will hold its final performances of the season at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at St. John's College's Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. The 3 p.m. concert features the Preparatory Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble and Junior Flute Ensemble. The Symphony Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, String Orchestra and Senior Flute Ensemble perform at 7 p.m. concert. Admission is free; donations will be accepted.
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carolepete@verizon.net | May 16, 2013
Gardeners will have a hard time finding impatiens for their flower gardens this year. The dreaded downy mildew fungal disease that began in Florida last year has spread to Maryland and has infected the ever-popular Impatiens walleriana. The downy mildew disease is not harmful to humans. Only the impatiens plant is affected by this disease that is airborne and in the soil of the impatiens. This means the flower most gardeners go to for instant color and continuous blooms all season is in short supply.
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May 3, 2013
Fort Meade spouse job fair The third annual Fort George G. Meade Military Spouse Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at McGill Training Center, 8452 Zimborski Ave. on the post. The event is open to all military spouses, active duty, retired and reservist, Department of Defense ID card holders and Federal ID card holders. Bring copies of resume. Information: 301-677-9017 or 410-674-5240. Free arboretum admission Adkins Arboretum will celebrate the American Public Gardens Association's fifth annual National Public Gardens Day by waiving admission fees Friday, May 10, at 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely.
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June 21, 2012
100 Years Ago For the birds Tips in the household section of the Times: "Seasonable table linens: The all over tablecloth at luncheon is hopelessly old fashioned, the polished wood must show somewhere. Putting away winter clothing: Ostrich feathers for trimmings on cape ads and gloves small shawls and all the troublesome little things must be cleaned. Then orris and sandalwood powdered in sachets will keep out moths just as well as camphor and moth balls.
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June 4, 1998
Carroll County's largest strawberry festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sykesville-Freedom District fire carnival grounds. The event is sponsored by Messiah Lutheran Church of Berrett.The annual event features a large craft and flea market, breakfast and lunch, pony rides, children's activities, entertainment and strawberries, shortcake and ice cream.The featured strawberry specialty is the Works -- homemade hot milk shortcake, Hoffman's ice cream, strawberries and whipped cream.
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By Judy Reilly and Judy Reilly,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 6, 1996
ONE OF THE JOYS of living in this part of the county is the celebration of the seasons and the harvests of favorite foods that ripen throughout the growing cycle.Linwood Brethren Church, 150 parishioners strong, will have its annual strawberry festival at 2 p.m. June 15 on the church grounds, 575 McKinstry's Mill Road.Dee Keplinger, wife of the church's pastor, Robert Keplinger, said the strawberry festival keeps growing in size and scope."We used to pick our own berries for the event," she said, "but now it's gotten too big. The church women still cap the berries, though."
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