St. Paul's Lutheran Church will collecting bikes again for Bikes for the World this Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring used bikes to the Lutherville Bike Shop's parking lot at the corner of Bellona and York roads.
St. Paul's has been involved with this program for several years. Bikes for the World collects used bicycles, then recycles them to people needing basic transportation, generally overseas.
Detailed information on how the bikes make differences in people's lives can be found at Bikes for the World website, bikesfortheworld.org/index.php.
Call Marty Reisinger at 410-828-1470, or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Archers from the Lutherville-Timonium Recreation Council archery programs made a terrific showing at the Maryland Archery Association FITA (International Archery Federation) Field Championship, held last month.
Congratulations to winners in the Senior Men's Recurve, ages 17-49: Coach Ted Light, first; Don Cullings, second; and Pete Severance, third.
This was Ted's 90th state championship win, a phenomenal achievement!
Other first place finishers were: Chad Wallace, Junior Mens, ages 18-20; and Assistant Coach Ann Severance, Women's Master Female 50-plus Recurve.
In addition, taking honors in the Maryland Archery Association State Target Championship were:
Senior Men's Recurve Division, ages 17-49 — Ted Light, first; Don Cullings, second; and Pete Severance, third.
Senior Women's Recurve, ages 17-49 — Katherine Wynd, first; Amanda Urban, second; and Lauren Urban, third.
Youth first place finishers were Chad Wallace, Junior Men's Recurve, ages 18-20; Margaux Williams, Cadet Female Recurve, 15-17; and Michael Williams, Cub Male Recurve, ages 13-14.
The LTRC youth archery program is a Junior Olympic Archery Development Program for boys and girls ages 8-18. The program meets on the Ridgely Middle School fields, on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, in the spring, summer and fall, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
The winter session is held indoors, from November to March, in the Ridgely gym, on Friday afternoons. Equipment is available for participants. There is a waiting list of approximately six months to one year.
For more details, contact Ted Light, 410-458-2546 or email@example.com.
The Baltimore Music Club has a fall concert this Sunday, Oct. 16, at 3 p.m., at the Peabody Conservatory in Towson, 949 Dulaney Valley Road.
Featured are Albert Niedel, a baritone, who will perform several art songs and aria; Elizabeth and Frances Borowsky, performing on the piano and cello, respectively; a Beethoven Sonata; and five folk songs composed by Sulkhan Tsinsadze.
The concert is free. For details, call Carol Kakel at 410-252-8662.
Take the family to Fall Funfest at Grace Lutheran Church, on Valleyfield Road in Longford North, this Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. There's something for the everyone — a moon bounce and activities for the kids, performances by the church's own puppet ministry, and a visit from the Baltimore Zoo's Zoomobile, among other attractions.
There will be lots of great food on the grill as well as baked goods, apples and cider. Enter the bidding on a variety of items at the silent auction.
For more information visit the church's website at http://www.gracelutherville.org.
If your child is looking to attend college, mark your calendars for "Mapping your High School Path," Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Loch Raven High School, 1212 Cowpens Ave.
The evening is open to all middle and early high school students from public or private schools and their parents or guardians. The evening's goal is to have each student leave the event with a firm knowledge of the types of classes he should be taking in high school to meet the basic requirements needed to be admitted to, and then be successful at, the college of their choice.
Information packets will be available at 6:45 p.m. with presentations from 7 to 9 p.m. For additional information give Susan Hullinger a call at 410-821-5167.
Our community associations are planning fun Halloween activities for their youngsters — please let me know what your neighborhood is doing so I can spread the word!