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St. Nicholas craft fair kicks off with BBQ and jazz [Montpelier/South Laurel]

St. Nicholas Church is looking for crafters and vendors to apply for a table at its upcoming Crafter and Vendor Fair. The fair will be held Friday, April 28 from 4 to 9 p.m. with a Southern BBQ dinner and jazz; and Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with breakfast and lunch. The event will take place at the church, 8603 Contee Road.

The cost is $20 per space for one day or $35 for both days. Fees include a six-foot table, two chairs and a tablecloth. Application for a table with fee is due by Monday, April 17.

Shoppers will be looking for gifts for Mother's Day, graduations, Father's Day and birthdays and spring and summer items for indoors and out. This will be the second Craft and Vendor Fair held at the church to benefit the parish hall fund. The first fair, held in last October, had a great turnout.

If you plan to apply for a table, please send a "heads up" email to the co-chair of the fair, Pat Farmer at, or; or call her at 301-776-4645.

When Prince George's County public schools are closed on Monday, March 27 for a teacher planning day, Deerfield Run Community Center will sponsor a Kids' Day Out for children ages 5-12. Participants will take a day trip to the College Park Aviation Museum. While there, they will learn about historic aircraft, experience a flight simulator and make their own model aircraft. Check out SmartLink 1669529 at for registration information.

Deerfield also has a fresh lineup of activities for April and May. Each activity may be registered for via SmartLink. The appropriate SmartLink number follows each event: March 25 to May 13, basketball competitive skills 1699583 and 1688581; Apilr 1 to May 6, HipHop, pre-school 1669593, older children 1669591; April 6 to June 1, math skills,1669599, and reading skills, 1699694. Check out other Deerfield Community Center offerings and activities at

Come celebrate Women's History Month at the Montpelier Arts Center on Sunday, March 26 at 2 p.m. The presentation, Women in Jazz, from Classrooms to Careers, features a panel discussion led by moderator Cathy Shannon, university professor and host of WPFW's The Morning Brew, Friday Edition.Panel members Laura Dreyer and Shannon Gunn are well-known jazz musicians. Panelists will discuss the unique path of women making a career as a jazz musician, including challenges, career opportunities available and what it takes to have a successful experience. Admission to the talk is free.

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