Fairy-tale baskets, pastel wreaths, hats, bows and dolls are some ofthe spring things you can make for yourself, the country home or friends.

Sign up for one of the two-hour workshops scheduled at PineyRun Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. With your own hands, you'll create the perfect answer to your decorating and gift needs.

Bring your scissors and a glue gun, if you have one. You also canbring a covered dish and share a pot-luck lunch with other participants.

Costs vary according to which workshop you choose and whetheryou are a member. Registration is required.

The park is at 30 Martz Road, Eldersburg. Information: 795-3274.


So, you like a game of chance and challenge? This is bingo weekend in the county. Takeyour choice of several games.

Hear the calls at Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department Friday. You'll find anniversary specials, door prizes and gifts. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. and games start at7:30.

The hall is at Route 32 and Freedom Avenue. Information: 795-9311.

Hampstead Fire Department has dinner and all-night bingo Friday. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner from 6 to 8 and the games, 92different ones, begin at 8 p.m.

Cost is $20 per person for a home-cooked dinner and all the coffee you want. Come to the Fire Hall. Information: 374-2424.

While you're in the mood, keep counting Saturday in Union Bridge, where the fire company has a bingo banquet. Baked ham and fried chicken are on the menu.

Cost is $15 per person and reservations are required. The fun starts at 6 p.m. The fire hall is on Locust Street. Information: 775-7830.


Need a good laugh?See "Laffing Room Only" at Manchester Fire Hall. Curtain rises 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Cost is $3 for adults and $2 for children under 12. Information: 374-4259.


Don't bother with cooking breakfast Saturday or Sunday.

Taneytown Lions Club serves all you can eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, puddin' and more, starting at 5 a.m. and continuing to noon. Come to the Taneytown Carnival Grounds, Route 140. Information: 751-1120.

Winfield CommunityVolunteer Fire Department will take care of you Sunday morning from 7 to noon. Cost is $4 for adults and $2.50 for children for all you can eat.

The fire hall is on Route 26. Information: 795-4640.


You don't have to bother with Saturday night supper either. Dine on beef and oysters from 7 p.m. to midnight as La Contrino/Carrollton Lodge 2402, Sons of Italy, has its annual bull and oyster roast.

Music, dancing, games, and door prizes will fill your evening and proceeds benefit the lodge's scholarship fund.

Cost is $20 per person at Sykesville Volunteer Fire Department, Route 32. Information: 795-4030.


Feel like shopping? The Junior Women's Club of Westminster is sponsoring an Easter Bazaar, featuring arts, crafts, door prizes and refreshments. Admission is $1 for adults.

Doors open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, Washington Road, Westminster. Information: 848-5298.

The PTO of WestMiddle School plans Razz Matazz, annual spring bazaar from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday on Monroe Street, Westminster. You'll find food, games, prizes and help the school's equipment fund.

Organizers plan a student dance following the razzing. Information: 848-6178.


Some other dancing is going on this week, too.

Square dance and watch afashion show at 8 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $5 per couple and $2.50 forsingles at South Carroll High School, Winfield. Information: 239-7559.

And don't forget about the kids.

Teens, attending Westminster area middle schools, are invited to move and groove to oldies tunesprovided by Total Audio Productions. Sponsored by the city's Recreation Department, cost is $2. Doors open at 7 p.m. at Longwell Municipal Center. Information: 848-6962.

If you still have some energy Sunday, you can do-si-do with Carroll Promenaders. The Western square dance group plans a pie dance from 6 to 9 p.m.

Chuck Stinchcomb and Frank Dayhoff are guest caller and cuer. Cost is $5 per couple and $2.50 for singles at North Carroll High School, 3801 Hampstead-Mexico Road, Hampstead. Information: 876-3762.

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