The 1991-1992 season will be a special one for the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum.
The 10th season will be celebrated with afive-concert subscription series to entertain the whole family.
Performers scheduled for next season are Bill Schustik, the American Troubadour; the Ballet Theatre of Annapolis presenting Tchiakovsky's "Nutcracker"; the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Friends, with Mel Spears, Ellis Larkins and Delores Lynn; plus two other great concerts.
A five-concert ticket is $20, but if you join during PAAL's subscription drive, from now until May 31, you can buy a ticket for $17. Parking for PAAL concerts is free, well-lighted and accessible to thehandicapped.
PAAL is partially sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Commission on Culture and the Arts and the Maryland State Arts Council.
For subscription information, write to PAAL, P.O. Box 321, Linthicum, 21090, or call Eloise Vaughn at 859-8047.
North County High School was recently chosen to receive a Freedom Shrine fromthe Exchange Club of Glen Burnie.
County Executive Robert R. Neall was guest speaker at a ceremony last Friday when the school was presented with 28 copies of America's most important documents. These laminated plaques include the Bill of Rights, the Declaration of Independence and the Gettysburg Address.
At the ceremony, Helena Davies,past president of the Exchange Club, presented a sponsor's plaque toPrincipal William Wentworth. The plaque lists the sponsors who contributed the $800 to make the shrine possible.
The Exchange Club of Glen Burnie is a community-oriented group that works to promote patriotism and sponsors programs to help prevent child abuse and other crimes.
The club puts together Freedom Shrines and donates them to bedisplayed in public places to remind us that patriotism stands for freedom. Other area recipients include the Baltimore-Washington International Airport and Fort McHenry. The shrine is only available through the Exchange Club.
The Exchange Club has been active for 10 years and is open to all county residents 18 years of age and older. Meetings take place at Dino's Restaurant on Ritchie Highway the first Tuesday of the month.
For more information, call Harry White at 752-1155.
The North County Knights Parent's Club of North County High School installed new officers for the 1991-1992 school year in a candlelight ceremony at last week's meeting.
Carol Koch, publicityrepresentative, said that the newly elected officers are Cindy Barton, president; Diana Glodek, vice president; Linda Betz, secretary; Pam Wilsey, treasurer; Diane Collins, concession; Maggie Hizon, publicity; and Joyce Malone, fund raising.
The Spring Sports Awards Banquet will take place 6 p.m. May 29 at Michael's Eighth Avenue. Tickets will be on sale at North County High School cafeteria during lunch period and at Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle-Junior High School in the guidance office on May 22, 23 and 24.
The cost is $7 per personand includes dinner.
Linthicum is the place to be this Saturday if you are looking for some used but useful odds and ends.
Theresidents of Linthicum Oaks are sponsoring their annual Community Yard Sale. It will begin at 9 a.m.
Linthicum Oaks is off Benton Avenue, across from the park. In case of rain, the sale will be postponeduntil May 18.
A flea market will take place from 9 a.m. to 3p.m. Saturday at the Friendship Church of the Brethren, 217 Mansion Road.
Rain or shine, there will be tables with lots of attic treasures to buy. There will also be a bake sale, and lunch can be purchased.
The Ann Arrundell Historical Society will be having a special program at its monthly meeting at 7:30 this evening at the Glen Burnie Improvement Association on Crain Highway.
Featured will be the history and a slide presentation of the Anne Arundel Free School by Herb Sappington, former principal of Richard Henry Lee School.
This free school, in Davidsonville, was built in 1725 and is the oldest in Maryland and possibly the country. It has been restored and will soon open as a museum.
The meeting is free and open to the public.
For information on the historical society, call Beth Nowell at 768-9618.
Ron Andrews of the Maryland Historical Trust will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Linthicum Improvement Association at 7:30 tomorrow evening.
Andrews will discuss the area's Historical Districts. Linthicum has one of only three areas inthe county that has been deemed eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.
All are welcome to attend the meeting at the Linthicum Elementary School Media Center, 101 School Lane at Camp MeadeRoad.
The National Association of Retired Federal Employees,Chapter 1519, will be having its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the North County Library on Ritchie Highway.
Attorney General J.Joseph Curran Jr. will speak on the topic, "Seniors/Legal Matters." Members can ask questions about wills, problems with taxes or other legal concerns.
NARFE is in the midst of a recruitment drive. This organization represents retired federal employees.
For more information, call Glen Burnie chapter president Raymond Welsh at 859-5109.
The public is invited to a free concert at 5 p.m. Saturday atthe Linthicum Seventh-day Adventist Church on Andover Road.
The Serenity Singers from Hatfield, Pa., will be performing. There will bea free light supper after the concert.
Dorothy Barlow Streetwas recently honored by the American Association of Retired Persons for her outstanding volunteer contributions to her family, her churchand the community.
At the Patapsco Valley Chapter's last meeting,Street received one of the 1991 National Community Service Awards. She was selected by the chapter's board of directors and executive committee.
The Virginia native has lived in Brooklyn Park for 45 years. She was a teacher at Belle Grove, Brooklyn Park and Richard Henry Lee elementary schools for many years. She is active in the county Retired Teachers' Association.
She is a member of the Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, has held many offices in the United Methodist Women, has worked on many church committees, attends Sunday school and is a church office volunteer. She attends the Christian Women's Club of Glen Burnie and regularly visits patients in nursing homes,hospitals and shut-ins.
She is a charter member of the AARP's Patapsco Valley Chapter 3850, has been part of the executive committee and the membership committee and helped with May Fair activities as well as hospitality duties.
Her hobbies include crocheting, knitting, baking and cooking. Street has been described as a dedicated wife, mother, neighbor and friend to many people.
The AARP award is presented each year during National Volunteer Week to recognize the exceptional service of one individual or couple from each of the association's more than 4,000 chapters and 2,600 retired teachers associationsnationwide.
The Patapsco Valley Chapter meets at St. Christopher's Church Hall, 116 Marydell Road in Linthicum, on the fourth Wednesday of every month.
For more information on the group, call president George Sur
geon at 761-3667.
The Notables, the entertainment group from the Patapsco Valley Chapter, is presenting its springconcert at 2 p.m. Monday at the Chesapeake Manor Nursing Home on College Parkway.
For information, call Charles Haslup at 859-1850.
The North County High School Drama Club is presenting its spring musical, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the school on Andover Road.
The club is under the direction of Wayne Shipley.
Tickets, $5 for adults and $3for students, will be sold at the door.
For more information, call 859-5400.