The Arundel Improvement Association carnival opens today from 6:30 to 11 p.m., and runs through Saturday.
The new location is across the street from the association hall, at 705 Cross St. in Brooklyn Park.
Community residents can walk to the carnival and leave the driving to others. For those who decide to drive, additional parking will be available at the Flamingo Lodge parking facilities and the association parking lot.
For more information, call 789-2192.
Belle Grove Elementary School news: The following students were honored for their hard work during sixth-grade promotional exercises: Shannon Lhamon and Luke Dorsch received Good Citizenship plaques; Kathleen Cservek and Kevin Ebersole received certificates and will be having lunch with the principal for being on the Principal's Honor Roll (all A's).
Kevin and Kathleen also received certificates for Exceptional Achievement in the Presidential Academic Fitness Awards.
* Beginning this week, the office will be open from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: Congratulations to the following students who received special recognition at the sixth-grade promotional exercises:
* The Marvin S. Greenberg Good Citizenship Award: Angela Brown, first place; Penny Zang and Jennifer Brammer, second place; Melanie Morris, third place.
* The Willard E. Tignor Helping Hand Award: Jennifer Jump, first place; Crystal Ohl and Angela Patrick, second place; Erica Newman, third place.
* The Reverend Salters Burgess Humanitarian Award: Timothy Milauskas and Joshua Gembicki, first place; Brandon Johnson and Michael McCormick, second place; David Olds, third place.
* The George E. Surgeon Scholastic Achievement Award: Megan Haupt, first place; William Cartee, Melanie Morris, Angela Brown and David Olds, second place; Joshua Gembicki, third place.
The students, nominated by teachers in grades K-6, each received an engraved plaque.
* Summer office hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. The office will be closed on Fridays.
* Park Elementary School news: The following sixth-graders received awards at their promotional exercises:
* Eva Hauhn Award: Lesley Branham and Nicole Brooks
* Good Citizenship Award: John Papetti and Jamie Lambert
* Academic Excellence Award: Katrina Holmes, Angela Langrehr and Cindy Geisler.
Congratulations to all these students for their superb efforts.
The school office will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
* Brooklyn Park-Lindale Middle Junior High School news: School offices will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays during the summer. Parents who wish to talk with a counselor or administrator are asked to call 789-8500 in advance to schedule an appointment.
* lTC North County High School news: Don't forget, Friday is the North County High School Golf Classic at Bear Creek Golf Club in Westminster.
A continental breakfast will be served from 7 to 7:45, with the golf tournament beginning at 8 a.m. Good luck to all!
During the summer, school offices will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
* The Meridian Nursing Center, on Hammonds Lane, offers guest speaker Carol Cassidy, a registered nurse from the American Heart Association, at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Cassidy will provide information about strokes, including risk factors, prevention, early warning signs, rehabilitation and dealing with loved ones who have suffered strokes.
Everyone is invited.
For information or directions, call Judi Beyer at 636-3400.
* A "Mother & Daughter, Father & Son Luncheon and Fashion Show," sponsored by the K.C. Task Force and The Taxpayers Improvement Association, kicks off at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lloyd Keaser Center, 5757 Belle Grove Road.
Tickets are $10 per person.
For information or tickets, call 636-1714.
Community members are urged to attend a special meeting tomorrow at 7 p.m. A variety of topics will be discussed.
* Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave., will be sponsoring Vacation Bible School from 9:30 a.m. until noon, beginning Monday and continuing through July 3.
Children through grade six are invited to attend. The theme for this session is "Festival: Worship with Jesus, Worship Today."
* Master storyteller Marc Spiegel will be performing his exciting and original stories, poems and songs at the Brooklyn Park Library, 1 E. 11th Ave., tomorrow at 3:30 p.m.
This is one of the special events in the library's Summer Reading Program for children. The show is free and open to children entering grades one through six and pre-schoolers.
Registration is not required for the hour-long show, but seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information, call 222-6260.
Brooklyn Park Youth Association news: The Tippy Martinez Baseball School will sponsor a clinic for players ages 8 through 18 July 6-11
Workouts will be conducted 8:30 to 2:45 p.m. at the Brooklyn Park Fields, 10th and Morgan avenues.
Each student will receive a shirt and hat, and beverages will be provided. A sports trainer will be on duty every day.
Drawings for Rawlings gloves, bags and batting gloves will be held.
Participants are asked to bring a glove, spikes, cleats, shorts, baseball pants and lunch. Catchers may bring their own mask and shin guards. Families are asked to provide transportation.
The age groups will be: 8-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-18. Each athlete will be evaluated initially on speed, arm strength and fielding. Registration is required with a fee of $140 per applicant.
For more information, call 766-9340.