Recycling, a habit that we'll all have to develop, just got a little easier in the Pasadena area.

The county-sponsored monthly recycling center at the Riviera Beach Fire Department will move to a larger and more accessible location. Beginning tomorrow, the new site will be located at the end of Coast Court Road, between Lake Shore Plaza and the post office on Mountain Road. The center will accept recyclables from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month.

Items that will be accepted are: newspapers, tied with string or packed into paper grocery bags; corrugated cardboard, tied with string or packed into paper grocery bags; aluminum cans; plastic screw-top bottles with the lids removed, rinsed, drained and crushed; rinsed, clear, brown or green glass containers; and any type of metal food or beverage cans, rinsed, labels removed and crushed, if possible.

For more details on the county recycling centers, call 222-6103.

Early holiday shoppers and families looking for some inexpensive Saturday entertainment have two church-sponsored events to choose from tomorrow.

Food, shopping and fun will be on hand Saturday at Galilee Lutheran Church's 12th annual Fall Festival. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 4652 Mountain Road.

Homemade soups, baked goods, hot dogs, drinks and ever-popular barbecued chicken will be served. Carryout is available.

Shop in the country for handmade crafts or at the outdoor "junktique" for flea-market finds. Fair-goers can sample famous "15 Bean Soup." The fixings with recipe will be available to purchase in large and small quantities. Entertainment '91 books will be available for that person on your gift list who has everything.

Bring your own camera and have a snapshot taken with the Oriole Bird from noon to 1 p.m. Pony rides for youngsters will be offered.

For more information, call the church, 255-8236.

Magothy United Methodist Church, 3703 Mountain Road, will conduct its Holiday Magic Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow.

Chairwoman Peggy Hardesty says that the event will feature a little something for everyone.

Lots of handmade and homemade crafts, cakes, candies, jellies, pickles, gifts and holiday decorations will be on sale. Fresh and silk flowers and plants will be sold at the Greenery Table. An Antiques and Collectibles Table has received numerous donations. The U-make It Table will sell kits for cross-stitch, crafts and sewing projects that can be completed by adults. Fresh garden vegetables and herbs will be sold at the Wayside Market. China painted by church member Hamaka Treff will also be on sale.

Attic finds, baubles and beads, books, religious articles and sea treasures will round out the assortment.

Hungry visitors can purchase refreshments at the Corner Cafe.

Artisans demonstrating china painting and wood and decoy carving will be featured throughout the day.

Lots of games and face-painting will be conducted for children to enjoy.

Five items will be featured at the silent auction. Bidders can choose a hand-knotted quilt, hand-painted decoy, a hand-crafted stained glass flower, a floral arrangement or a 20-piece set of Christmas china. Door prizes will be awarded at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon.

All proceeds from the Fall Festival and the Holiday Magic Bazaar will benefit church programs.

Lake Shore Baptist Church will begin a new Saturday night worship service tomorrow evening at 7:30 p.m. at the church, 4613 Mountain Road.

The service will be informal, featuring contemporary Christian music and positive preaching about life's everyday problems. It was conceived to help appeal to those who may feel uncomfortable with a traditional service or those who are unable to attend a Sunday service.

Rev. Boyd Frank will deliver the opening series of biblical messages.

Linda Kay, Christian recording and concert artist, will be one of several soloists who will perform. The emphasis throughout the new service will be on discovering the joy, freedom and hope of the Christian lifestyle.

For more details, call the church office, 255-5413.

The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 2462 will sponsor a Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the post, 1720 Bayside Beach Road.

There will be free testing for diabetes, blood pressure, vision and hearing. Information on blood profiles to check cholesterol and triglyceride levels, the use of diet and exercise in cholesterol control and the importance of regular screening for blood pressure will also be featured. The health fair is open to the public.

A few tickets are still available for the '50s and '60s dance sponsored by the Chelsea Beach Improvement Association tomorrow evening from 9 p.m.

to 1 a.m. at Stoney Creek Democratic Club.

Oldies music for dancing will be provided by Stallion DJ's.

Tickets, available at the door, are $9.50 per person and include beer, set-ups, pretzels, chips and a cold buffet.

Downs Park will be the site of the 1990 CROP Walk for the Hungry on Sunday afternoon starting at 1 p.m.

Churches in the area have recruited teams of walkers who have solicited sponsors for the event. Money donated are used to help support programs at the North County Emergency Outreach Network in Glen Burnie. Nancy King, CROP coordinator, said that last year's walkers raised over $2,000 for NCEON.

The Guest Reader program at St. Jane Frances School got off to a great start today with parent volunteers joining Principal Sister Mary Monaghan in sharing their favorite books or a story with a Halloween theme to students.

Renee Hammond, programs coordinator, said that the school's Guest Reader Program will be conducted on a Friday each month.

"The students benefit from seeing and hearing a variety of adults share their love of reading for pleasure. Reading aloud exposes students to new vocabulary, syntax structures and different experiences," she explained.

Volunteers who participated were: Barbara Preston, Patty Biddinger, Debbie Kitchner, Elizabeth Walker, Doris Wise, Stella Blair, Sally Crisp, Joanna Marks, Val Skarbek, Alice Stallings, Carmie Buckey, Virginia Mayer and Joyce Santoni. Beverly Blair, Terry Kilkowski and Hammond served as hostesses for the program.

People interested in becoming a guest reader can contact the school, 255-4750, for more details.

Halloween happenings for children of all ages are in the air. The Pasadena Kadettes Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps will sponsor a Haunted House on Oct. 26 and 27 from 6 to 11 p.m. inside the Greenhaven Volunteer Fire Department, 7798 Outing Ave.

Tickets will be sold at the door. The cost is $2 for adults and $1 for children 12 and under.

Food and drinks will be sold.

The teachers at Pasadena Elementary School will sponsor their annual Haunted Hallways on Oct. 26 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the school, 105 Spruce Ave.

"We'll guarantee to raise your blood pressure," promised Cisco Nochera, a teacher and event coordinator.

Admission is $1 per person.

Younger children can visit a separate area of the school for a quieter time. Face-painting, fortune telling and stories will cost 50 cents each, and pumpkin painting will be $1.

Food and refreshments will be sold with proceeds benefiting school programs.

Come to Downs Park for some Halloween horror next weekend when the monsters will move into the Haunted Castle and stalk the Haunted Trail.

The event is scheduled for Oct. 26 and 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. and is accessible to the handicapped.

Children must be accompanied by an adult and should bring a flashlight.

No costumed visitors will be allowed.

A separate "Friendly Ghost" area will be set up at the playground for those weak of heart.

Tickets are $1 per person and are now on sale at the information center or the gatehouse.

The Chelsea Beach Rod & Reel Club invites you to join them on their 1991 biannual vacation get away to the Caribbean island of Aruba, Nov. 2 to 9, 1991.

The group will be staying at the island's largest hotel -- the Holiday Inn -- a 600-room, full-service hotel featuring four restaurants, a casino, nightly entertainment, tennis courts, in room television, pool and a prime location on the beach.

The cost of the trip is $671 per person and includes round-trip air fare on a scheduled carrier, seven nights and eight days (double occupancy) at the Holiday Inn, taxes and transfer fees.

Optional side trips are available as well as charter fishing in the Caribbean.

An easy payment plan has been arranged by the group, and limited space is available.

For more information, call Dick Hopf, 255-3497.

The Venice Civic Association will sponsor a Craft Fair on Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Community Hall on Arundel Road.

Crafters can rent small or large tables for the event. Volunteers from the community are also needed to help at the fair.

To volunteer or for rental information, call Anita Powell, 437-4671.

Parents and teens are invited to learn more about reducing family stress at a three-part program sponsored by the St. Jane Frances Department of Religious Education.

The programs, coordinated by Shirley Thomas, are based on a video presentation by John McCall, noted psychologist and family counselor.

Thomas said, "McCall's program highlights the Christian approach in dealing with the stress that modern parents and teens deal with."

The first meeting will be held Oct. 25, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Monsignor Muth Meeting Room at St. Jane Frances. Subsequent meetings will be held on Nov. 8 and 15.

The program is free but preregistration is required.

For more information, call Thomas, 437-4727.

All classes at Solley Elementary School will again be participating in the Book-It program sponsored by Pizza Hut. The program will be in effect from October to February.

Pizza Hut will provide a free pizza party for any class in grades one to five that has 100 percent of its students meeting reading goals in any four out of five program months. As an individual incentive, students meeting their monthly reading goals will be issued certificates that may be redeemed at Pizza Hut. Adults may read to or with their children. Monthly calendars have been issued for parents to initial and return to the school.

Amateur star-gazers are invited to attend the Skywatch Program at Downs Park on Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Bring along your binoculars and view the mountains of the moon, Jupiter and Saturn, the Orionids meteor shower and watch Mars rise in the heavens during the program.

A special slide show will be presented in the Chesapeake Room at 6:45 p.m. Preregistration is required for the slide show.

In the event of cloud cover, the event will be canceled.

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