BACK TO THE '50S--WITH MUSIC, DANCING AND COOKOUT

THE BALTIMORE SUN

The North Linthicum Pool Association is planning a fun evening Friday, July 26. Members have scheduled a " '50s Record Hop," complete with a disc jockey playing all those tunes we remember so well, and there's a dance contest to boot. A cookout with soft drinks and beer is included. Admission is $5 for members and $6 for non-members. The fun begins at 8 and continues until midnight.

Call Dottie Mullen, 354-4122 for more information.

Reservations are desirable but not necessary.

The North Linthicum Pool can be reached by taking Colonial Road, off Nursery Road to the end, go right on Linda Avenue, then one block to the next left atGovernors Gate, which leads into the park.

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The Roadrunners' annual picnic runs tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BrightwaterPavilion at Downs Park. All members and associate members of the Ferndale Seniors are invited.

Planned activities include horse racingand card games, but socializing will be the main event. There is no charge for the picnic.

For those who do not have transportation, abus will be provided but you must make reservations. It will leave from the senior center, 7205 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.

The Roadrunners recently have taken trips to Ashville, N.C., for an overnight stay and also spent an exciting day touring around the Lancaster, Pa., area. Some of their stops included an Amish market, a cookie outlet factory and the Shady Maple Restaurant.

To reserve a seat or for more information, please call Pete Scott at 761-0484.

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An executive meeting of the American Association of Retired Persons, Chapter No. 3850, will take place at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Christopher's Church, 118 Marydel Road.

For information call George Surgeon at 761-3667.

Connie Pergerson, a nutritionist with the county extension service, will give a microwave cooking demonstration at the monthly meeting, Wednesday, July 27. The program begins at 12:45 p.m. and is preceded by a social hour at noon.

The regular business meeting follows the program.

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The Linthicum Heights United Methodist Churchwill conduct Vesper services outdoors in the dell near Holly Run Church, Wednesday, July 24. A potluck picnic dinner will take place starting at 6 p.m., followed by the informal worship service.

The Holly Run Church is on Church Circle off School Lane in Linthicum.

* Anew before- and after-school program for kindergarten and first-grade pupils will be made available starting this September at the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church.

This program will be coordinated with the kindergarten program at Linthicum Elementary School. Thehours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Fees are as follows: $75 for before- and after-school kindergarten care, $55 for after-kindergarten care and $45 for before- and after-school first-grade care.

An enrollment application and a $25 non-refundable feeis required to register by July 31.

For more information please call the church office at 859-0990.

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Another special event in the Linthicum Library's Summer Reading Program will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Annapolis author Jeffrey Holland will present a program of slides, music and storytelling in a rendition of his book, "Chessie the Sea Monster That Ate Annapolis." The performance is open to all ages, parents and children alike.

Registration is not requiredfor the hourlong show, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Copies of Holland's book and cassettes will be available for purchase after the show.

The Linthicum Library is at Shipley and Hammonds Ferry Roads.

For more information, call 222-7371.

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Why not spend a relaxing Sunday evening listening to good music in Linthicum Park?

The group scheduled for 6 p.m. this Sunday is The Continentals, a five-piece band under the direction of Mike Surratt.

The group plays swing, Latin, pop and rock music. This popular group was formed in 1972 and performs at festivals, weddings, dances and concerts along the East Coast.

The summer concerts are sponsored by the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights with support from the Linthicum Shipley Improvement Association, the Lion's Club, Crestwood Improvement Association, the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum and the Anne Arundel County Commission on Culture and the Arts.

The heads of the club's music committee, Jo Barker and Delores Schuman, have scheduled and selected the groups performing in this year's series.

Patrons are asked to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating and picnic suppers if they wish.

In the event of rain, the concert will be canceled.

Linthicum Park is on Benton Avenue off Route 170.

For additional information call 859-3308 or 789-7546.

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A Youth Football Clinic sponsored by the Anne ArundelGridiron Rebels Football Club will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at Cromwell Fields at George T. Cromwell Elementary School at1015 Wellham Ave., Ferndale.

This event is open to all youth and high school football players. Registration costs is $25.

A free football jersey will go to the first 75 paid registrants.

The day will feature former Baltimore Colts Tom Matte and Curtis Ash.

Football coaches Chuck Markiewicz from North County High and Dave Rigot from Glen Burnie High are conducting the clinic.

For additional information please call 760-7527.

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The A.A. Gridiron Rebels Youth Football Club will continue registration for youth ages 7 to 15 for the 1991 football season. The schedule is as follows: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays, July 20 and 27 and Aug. 3 at the Rebel's Fieldhouse.

Registration on weeknights from 6 to 8 p.m. starting Monday, Aug. 5, also at the Fieldhouse, on Cromwell Elementary School, 1015 Wellham Ave.

Registration is $35 for the first child in a family and $10 for each additional child.

Parents should bring a copy of the player's birth certificate.

Information: 768-7911 or 760-7527.

* Director Erin Harrison has announced the head coaches for the upcoming season:

75-pound team -- Greg Formwalt; 95-pound team, Tom Harrison;115-pound team, Mark Saunders; 135-pound team, Bobby Johnson.

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Spaces are still available for the flea market and craft show sponsored by the Ferndale Community Club, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 27.

Anyone wishing to participate should bring a table and chair to set up outside at the club's pavilion. Each space rents for $5. No rain date is planned.

Food will be available from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. for either eat-in or carry-out. The menu includes open-pit barbecue chicken and ribs, hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad and cole slaw.

Look for unusual handmade articles at the craft show.

Plentyof parking available.

To reserve a place contact Judy Roberson at636-3479.

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