There will be food, fun and entertainment for the entire family at the annual Strawberry Festival sponsored by Community United MethodistChurch from 2 to 7 p.m. tomorrow.

Mouth-watering strawberries served with ice cream and cake, crab cakes, fried chicken, hot dogs, salads, cold drinks and coffee will be available for sale.

Youngsters will have a carnival area to play games to win prizes and surprises.

Treasure hunters can visit the White Elephant table. The skillful needlework of church ladies will be on sale at the Fancy table.

Entertainment will begin at 3 p.m., with the Pasadena Kadettes Majorette and Drum Corps, followed by a demonstration by the State Police K-9 Corps. At 4:30, the Anne Arundel Twirlers will be promenading in a square-dancing demonstration followed by the Greenway Quartet Singers. Traditional Scottish songs and dances, performed bythe John F. Nichols Pipe Band, will close the afternoon's entertainment.

Admission to the festival is free. The church is at 8680 Fort Smallwood Road.


The merchants at Elizabeth Station extend an open invitation to the community to stop in and help celebrate the center's first anniversary.

The weeklong celebration starts tomorrow and will end with a gala anniversary party from noon to 4 p.m. on June8.

The party will feature free hot dogs, balloons and a live broadcast of oldies fromWQSR 105.7 FM.

Throughout the week, shoppers can enter the drawing for a whopper of a grand prize that includes items donated by every merchant in the center.

Elizabeth Station is located on Fort Smallwood Road near Elizabeth Road.


The Varsity Club and Athletic Boosters Association of Chesapeake High School are sponsoring the first Senior Athletes Spotlight Night at 6 p.m. June5 in the school cafeteria.

Lettered athletes who participated in a sport in their senior year will be honored. Guest speaker for the evening will be Rep. Tom McMillen.

Entertainment will be provided by pianist Michelle Jullian, with vocals by Jonda Madison.

Tickets are $7 each and a limited amount are still available.

To purchase tickets, call Cinda Sammons at the school, 255-9600.


The congregation of Magothy United Methodist Church is planning a farewell retirement luncheon for the Rev. William T. Miller and his wife, Loretta, following

the 11 a.m. service Sunday.

Those attending shouldbring along a covered dish to share.


The George Fox Middle School PTA elected officers for the 1991-92 school year last week.

The new officers are: John Symes, president; Carolyn Roeding, vice president; and Lynn Stenner, secretary.

Volunteers are needed to fill vacancies for treasurer and two delegates.

Outgoing PTA President Carlene Heilman received a plaque for outstanding service to the school, students, faculty and community. She also was elected PTSA president at Northeast High School this week.

Parents interested in volunteering for an office can call the school at 437-5514 for more details.


Lake Shore Democratic Club, 236 Maryland Ave., will conduct its "$6 Sunday Party" from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The ticket price includes a delicious platter, beer, setups and music for an afternoonof dancing.

The club will also have an open house at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Following the regular business meeting, club members willhear from guest speaker State Attorney General Joseph J. Curran Jr.

For more details, call club president Charles Grief at 255-5391.


Calling all 1950-vintage Chelsea Beach residents, past and present: Chelsea Beach Resident's Association would like to talk with you.

CBRA is interested in compiling a history of the community and needs input from "old-timer" Chelsea Beach residents.

The group is interested in old photos, movie films, news clips or original advertisements about the community. Eventually, members would like to put together a film or slide show using the information.

If you can help, give John Jernigan a call at 360-1863.


Big happenings this weekend at VFW Post 2462, 1720 Bayside Beach Road.

Tomorrow from8 p.m. to 1 a.m., the post will host another of its famous combo Shrimp Feast and Bull Roast, which will feature a little something to please everyone in the surf and turf crowd.

Tickets for the all-you-can-eat feast are $20 per person and can be ordered in advance by calling 437-5629. Tickets also will be sold at the door.

The post's last "Sunday $6 Party" will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Admission includes a platter, beer, sodas and music for dancing.


The county Department of Recreation and Parks will open summer playground programs at seven schools in Pasadena weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 1 to Aug. 9.

Sessions at Fort Smallwood, High Point,Jacobsville, Lake Shore, Pasadena and Riviera Beach elementary schools are open to boys and girls age 5 1/2 to 12.

Playground activities are structured to give children opportunities in sports, games, arts and

crafts, track meets, field trips and special family events.

The cost is $55 per child registered by June 28. After that, a $3late fee will be added. Discounts are available for families.

A special playground for preschoolers will be at Sunset Elementary starting July 1. Children ages 3 to 5 can enjoy a program of arts and crafts, games, storytelling, special events and field trips. Children must be 3 by July 1 and toilet-trained.

Two half-day sessions, 9 to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m., will be offered. To accommodate as manychildren as possible, parents may register their child for only one half-day session.

The fee for the program is $70.

A booklet listing county summer programs and a registration form is available at all library branches.

For more details about summer playgrounds in the Northeast county area, contact Bob Brandenburger at 222-3538.


An Early Riser Morning will kick off weekend activities at DownsPark tomorrow morning. The park will open bright and early at 7 a.m., rain or shine.

Sunday evening at 6 o'clock, Country Currents will be on the Bayside amphitheater stage for a free concert of good old county music. Lawn seating is available, so bring along your blanket or chair.

Anglers, get ready to fish the park's 2,000-foot bay shoreline. The popular Fish 'Til Midnight event is returning.

Fishing will take place from dusk to midnight June 7. Registration is opento all licensed fishermen and women.

Last call, shutterbugs.

You might have taken a prize-winning photo at Downs Park, but we'll never know unless you hurry up and enter the Photography Contest.

The deadline for entries is Wednesday. Entry forms and contest rules are available at the gate house or from the information center.

Judging will be completed by June 10.

To get more details on park events, you can contact the park at 222-6230 or call the 24-hour hot lineat 222-6239.

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