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DID YOU SPRING FORWARD INTO THIS WEATHER?

THE BALTIMORE SUN

We hope you did not forget to spring forward Saturday before you went to bed.

If you did, you are already one hour late.

A thought for today: Wouldn't it be nice if we could lose that hour in the middle of a workday?

Oh well, just a thought. Now back to work.

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Belle Grove Elementary School news: The PTA is sponsoring a pizza sale from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday.

Cheese pizzas will be sold at $4 each, three for $10; pepperoni pies will run you $4.25 each, three for $12. Pizza may be purchased by the slice at 60 cents for cheese, 75 cents for pepperoni. Sodas also will be on sale, and you may eat in or carry out.

The school is located at 4502 Belle Grove Road.

To place an order, call the school at 789-8777.

* The school's recent candy sale was a huge success.

The winners are: Top seller -- Rebel Barrett, fifth grade; Top class -- Angela Everett, fifth grade; Grab bag winner -- MarionBennett.

* The monthly PTA meeting is set for 7 p.m. tomorrow. The agenda will include election of officers and planning for May Day festivities.

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Brooklyn Park Elementary news: The morning and afternoon kindergartners will be taking a trip to the Maryland Hall for the Performing Arts in Annapolis on Friday to watch a ballet presentation of "Alice in Wonderland."

* A book fair in the media center is scheduled to begin next Monday. Children will be allowed to visit as a class to make their purchases.Books will be available for preschoolers and older children.

An order form and a list of the books and items available will go home this week.

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Park Elementary news: Career Day is scheduled for 10to 11 a.m. Friday.

Pupils in first through sixth grades will havean opportunity to learn about various career choices within the community. Each child will pick two careers he or she would like to hear about.

If you would like to speak to the pupils about your job, please call the school at 789-0174.

* Maypole practice is slated for3:10 p.m. tomorrow.

* On Wednesday, fifth-graders will be taking a field trip to Gettysburg, Pa., while fourth-graders willbe visitingMeyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore.

* The Math Club will meet at 3 p.m. Friday at the school.

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North County High news: A Citizen Advisory Committee meeting is slated for 7 p.m. tomorrow at the school.

* Local scholarship applications are available in the Guidance Office. The deadline for filing these applications is April 19. Be sure to get them back in time.

* Don't forget the PTSA's flea market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13 in the school cafeteria andhallway. Come out and see how many spring and summer bargains you can find.

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The monthly meeting of the Belle Grove Improvement Association is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Belle Grove Elementary School library. Everyone is urged to attend.

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St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave., invites the public to attend a presentation by the Rev. Leonard and Evelyn Jacobsen at 7 p.m. Thursday.

In 1989 the Jacobsens completed 34 years of work in Madagascar as missionaries of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Leonard Jacobsen first served as a parish pastor involved in evangelism for many years, then taught for 12 years at the seminary there.

Evelyn Jacobsen served as an English teacher in the school system and at the seminary, helping pastors prepare for international scholarship opportunities.

Since then, the couple has traveled all over the United States, helping local congregations better appreciate the role missionaries play in the work of the church. They will be sharing their years of wisdom and experience at this program.

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The Fine Arts Gallery Inc., in conjunction with St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic School, will present a local art show and auction at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the school, 419 Jeffrey St.

The show will feature original oils, watercolors, sculptures, etchings, lithographs and other art.

The auction will include works by a wide variety of artists at very affordable prices. Such world-renowned artists as Delacroix, Neiman, McKnight and Wyeth will be featured, as well as many exciting new talents.

The admission price is $5 and includes complimentary wine, soda, coffee, cheese and hors d'oeuvres throughout the auction.

Proceeds will benefit the school.

The art may be viewed from 7 to 8 p.m. the night of the auction.

To obtain tickets or for more information, call 354-1251 or 789-7934.

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The Anne Arundel County Health Department is urging parents of sixth-graders to have their child inoculated with the second-dose measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. While not mandatory for entering seventh grade, the shot is strongly recommended.

The vaccine may be obtained from your child's physician or from the county Department of Health community centers.

The department will be vaccinating consenting seventh-graders at Brooklyn Park/Lindale Junior High School at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 26. Parents are encouraged to send back the permission form.

If your child already has had a second MMR dose, please notify the school so that officials can update his or her records.

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Frances Jones, president of the Arundel Improvement Association, is co-chairwoman of the Veterans of Foreign Wars District II parade.

The May11 parade will represent one of the area's largest showings of patriotism and loyalty to our troops, including those from Desert Storm.

Lineup will begin at 11 a.m., and the parade will kick off at noon.

All groups that would like to join in this celebration are welcome. Marching majorettes, color guards, bands and Boy or Girl scouts are encouraged to join the parade.

If you or your group would like to participate, call Jones at 789-2192.

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The next meeting of the Arundel Improvement Association is set for 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18. The Boardman Avenue develop

ment will be discussed with developer Tom Pavlanic. Also, the sewage contract for the Roland Terrace area is on the agenda.

* The AIA Senior club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the association hall, 705 Cross St. Guest speakChris Doherty will discuss community development, home rehabilitation and needy families. Brown bag lunch is recommended. All seniors age55 and over are invited to attend.

* The County Administered Senior Opportunities and Services (CASOS) Executive Board will be installed at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Woods Memorial Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park.

* The association would like to thank all the members who help plant tulips and maple trees during Earth Month.

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Yolanda Dickerson, resident of Pumphrey and membership chairwoman of the Glen Burnie Business and Professional Women's Club, announces a workshop for wardrobe and makeup.

The workshop will take place from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Macy's Marley Station.

Models will fashion outfits for today's working women and tips will be given on how to accessorize wardrobes. Free cosmeticmake-overs from several companies will be available. Breakfast will be served, and door prizes will be given away.

Fund-raising proceeds will benefit special community projects

and the GBBPW scholarship fund.

For ticket information, call 768-9024 or 636-1714.

* The association's monthly meeting is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the North County Library. A Red Cross coordinator will speak on "AIDS: Do You Know All the Facts."

The public is invited to attend; membership is open to all working women.

For more information, call 636-1714.

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Harbor Hospital Center will sponsor a Save-a-Life CPR Certification class at the next Coronary Club meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Gruehn Building, Room 500. A trained registered nurse will lead the free training. The class is open to all interested individuals.

Call 347-3533 for more information or to register.

* Don't forget the center's new Breast Screening Program, which provides self-examination education along with a mammogram that can detect breast lumps before they can be felt. The new program offers the mammograms for women with no signs of breast disease at a subsidized rate of$45, rather than the standard $120 fee.

Mammograms are offered 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays. A doctor's referral is not required for the screening appointment.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 347-3711.

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