O.K. You're right.

Last week in this column, there was a difference of opinion between man and machine. Guess who won.

When the dust settled, a few pertinent facts were missing.

TheRedskins aren't really going to appear in person at Anne Arundel Community College during the 8th annual Fighting Pioneers Bull Roast on Sunday, Oct. 13. But their game with the Cleveland Browns will be shown on big-screen TV.

Events beginning at 1 p.m. will feature a mouth-watering meal of pit roast beef, raffles, door prizes, a silent auction and music by the Crabtowne Big Band.

For more information, call 541-2515.


We weren't trying to be mysterious about the biannual garage sale sponsored by the Severna Park United Methodist Church.

It's scheduled 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5.

I think we were victims of the dreaded omissions organism.


A series of substance abuse workshops will be offered at AACC from 7 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday evening during the month of October.

Sponsored by the college and the county Substance Abuse Treatment Council, the workshops will address every aspect of addiction from "what it is" to "how to help someone who doesn't want help."

For more information,call 222-1443.


The annual fund-raiser to support Severna Park's branch of the YWCA, the Northeast Center, will be an Evening at the Annapolis Dinner Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 3.

The evening includes dinner and a presentation of "My Fair Lady."

Tickets are $30 and may be purchased from any YWCA. If you can't attend, a donation of$10 covers the amount that the Y receives for each ticket sale.

For further information, call 647-1500.


Nearly 45 years ago, agroup of Midwestern farmers shipped some surplus crops to Europe to aid in the fight against hunger, and the Christian Rural Overseas Program (CROP) was born, says CROP WALK chairman Barbara Madary.

Withthe need even greater today, CROP projects are held across the nation.

The Severna Park effort, a 10K CROP WALK, will begin at 1 p.m.,Sunday, Oct. 6, on the B & A Trail at Jones Elementary School.

Twenty-five percent of the money raised by walkers and sponsors is earmarked for the Severna Park Assistance Network (SPAN) and the remainder is sent to Church World Service to support hunger-fighting efforts in more than 70 countries.

Participants will walk north on the trail to Earleigh Heights Road and back to the school. There will be a halfway station if you prefer to walk 5 kilometers.

Refreshments, courtesy of local businesses, will be offered.

For further information, call 544-6244.


If you thought the "modern woman" was a recent phenomenon, you've been reading too many ads for Virginia Slims.

Be at Anne Arundel Community College in the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, to meet a real renaissance woman.

Marvin Brechinridge Patterson (never mind the name) will be present to open the exhibit of her famous photographs and film of Appalachian Kentucky during the Great Depression.

The photojournalist will speak about her experiences in the late 1920s as courier and guide in Appalachia for the Frontier Nursing Service.

She may also mention her careers as a CBS radio broadcaster in Europe during World War II or as a diplomat's wife in Europe, Africa and South America.

Patterson took her first photograph from the top a Fifth Avenue bus in New York City. She learned to fly an airplane and worked on a cattle ranch, taking up photojournalism only to have her work published by "Life" magazine in 1937.

Patterson's work has alsoappeared in the Boston Herald, the Washington Post, England's Manchester Guardian and Denmark's Billed-Bladt Bladt.

Her work has been exhibited in galleries throughout the United States.

The exhibit continues in the center through the month. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to2 p.m., Monday through Friday; 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday.

For further information, call 541-2510.


"As the twig is inclined, so grows the tree."

Chesapeake Academy invites you to bring your little3-, 4- and 5-year-old twigs to Storytime, half-hour programs in the academy library designed to encourage little ones to enjoy quality children's literature.

Beginning Oct. 9, Storytime takes place from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday mornings and 12:45 to 1:15 p.m. Thursday afternoons. To reserve a place for your child, call the school at 647-9612.

Also sponsored by Chesapeake, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, youare invited to "Frolics and Fashion," an evening of fashions by the Salt Box of Annapolis and the Tettertotter of Severna Park. The frolic part will be provided by Ron Lee Savin; the Pot Luck Barber Shop Quarter, a popular local group; and Chesapeake Academy faculty under the direction of Jane Merrill, academy music director.

Savin will berecognized from his appearances on TV and in the off-Broadway productions "Fantastiks" and "Greater Tuna." Seasonal crafts created by academy PTA members will be available.

Tickets, at $25, may be purchased at the school. For details, contact Cheryl Schmidt at 647-9612.


Two new programs sponsored by the YWCA will help get your falloff on the right foot.

Step Fit, an aerobic bench stepping class,the "in" exercise for the '90s, is offered at Severna Park Middle School.


Kinder Fit, a program for children ages 2 to 5, combines aerobics, games and gymnastics set to music. This 45-minute class is held weekly at the Severna Park YWCA.

For more information, call647-1500.


See you at 6:30 p.m. this Saturday at Severna ParkHigh School for the Tournament of Bands.

Tickets are just $4 per person for this favorite, fall, family event.

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