"Young at heart" and "lighthearted" are expressions that most of us have heard throughout our lives. But here in the '90s, expressions have changed to mean different things.

Let us introduce you to "heartlight," a new aerobics concept in elementary education.

The county Department of Recreation and Parks is sponsoring a Heartlight Aerobics program at Brooklyn Park Elementary School, 200 14thAve.

The program is designed especially for children, grades two through six, who can work out to the latest music with their friends in a healthy environment.

The program builds confidence, leadership ability and other social skills.

All participants should wear tennis shoes to the first session 3:15 p.m. to 4:14 p.m. today.

The sessions are eight weeks and cost $20.


Belle Grove ElementarySchool news: The school will have their annual Open House for all parents and their children from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30.

Theclass who has the most parents attending will receive a prize, and each parent attending will be given a certificate. Parents will be given certificates each time they attend a school function or PTA meeting.

The parents having the most certificates at the end of the yearwill be given a special treat and have their names listed in the newspaper. Start getting involved in your child's school by attending the open house.


Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: A PTA meeting and Open House will begin 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the school cafeteria. All parents are invited to attend to meet their childs teacher.


Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle Junior High School news: Back to school night is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the school's auditorium. Parents are advised to bring a copy of their child's schedule for directions.


North County High School news: Be preparedto attend Back to School Night 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24.


TheAnne Arundel County Department of Aging is sponsoring a painting class for anyone 60 and older 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Brooklyn Park Library, 1 E. Eleventh Ave.

The class will meet 10 consecutive Thursdays. Beginners through advanced students are welcome.

For more information, call 222-6825.


Park Elementary School news: Plan to attend the very important CAC meeting planned for 6p.m. tonight at the school. All parents with concerns about the loading and unloading of studentsare invited to attend.


Harbor Hospital Center is seeking area golfers to participate in its third annual Golf Benefit at Turf Valley Country Club 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9.

As the warm golf days disappear, golfers can help HHC raise funds for the Hospital's labor and delivery suite. The day will begin with a picnic lunch followed by a shotgun start at noon.

Participants will have an opportunity to win a "hole-in-one" golf trip to HiltonHead Island and many other team and individual prizes.

Each golfer also will receive several golf-related gifts. The entry fee is $150per golfer and includes lunch and 18 holes of golf followed by dinner and awards.

For $50 non-golfers may support this event by joining the golfers for dinner. Anyone interested in this event call, 347-3625.


Pre-entrance testing dates have been set during September and October for Harbor Hospital Center's School of Nursing.

The school offers a one-year upward mobility program for LPN's to obtain a diploma in nursing. The unique program offers small classes and excellent clinical experience.

Applicants should have a minimum of one year of work experience and have earned college credits in anatomy-physiology, introductory psychology and microbiology prior to entering the school.

For more information, call 347-3671.


St. Johns United Methodist Church has finalized their plans for the annual "Revival."

This year's theme is "Revive Us Again."

Beginning 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 through 27 guest choirs will perform nightly and the Rev. Clarence Davis will deliver the message.

All are invited to attend, the church is at 6019 Belle Grove Road in Pumphrey.

There is also plenty of time to purchase tickets to the Fashion Show and Brunch being sponsored by the church at Guest Quarters Suite Hotel at Baltimore Washington International Airport.

This year's show will focus on "Shades of Colors" just in time for the fall season!

Tickets aze $22 and for ticket information call 789-4390.


The Council of Ministries is sponsoring a ham and chicken dinner 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave.

The cost of the dinner will be $7 for adults, $3.50 for children 6 through 12 and children younger than 5 eat for free. Desserts are extra. Carry out dinners will be available.


The Arundel Improvement Association will sponsor a trip to the Autumn Glory Harvest Days at the Carroll County Farm Museum on Sunday, Oct. 13.

There will be food, crafts, fruit, flowers, entertainment, contests, hayrides and scarecrow making. The whole family is invited to attend.

The bus will leave 9 a.m. and return at approximately 5 p.m. Tickets are $7.50 per person and includes transportation and admission.

Call Frances Jones at 789-2192 for tickets or more information.


Frances Jones, president of the AIA, would like to expressher appreciation to Ralph Secoura, Henry Roehner and Edmund Austin for the wonderful job they did keeping the grounds kept at the hall.

The fence has been painted and the area meticulously manicured. Thanks for a job well done.

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