Whether you prefer your apples sliced beneath a butter crust, topped with a syrupy crown of raisins or straight from the tree, the Severna Park Kiwanis Club has a mouth-watering offer.
From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25, the Kiwanians will conduct their annual apple sale in the Severna Park YMCA parking lot, rain or shine.
The sale features hand-selected red and golden delicious, stamen and Rome apples, jugs of fresh cider and jars of homemade apple butter.
"We give all the money away," says Chairman Jerry Jackson. "This year it goes to the Severna Park YMCA, Bello Machre and Meals on Wheels, and a lot to the Homestead, Fla., Kiwanis Club."
For further information, call 647-8745.
What a Homecoming celebration Severn School has planned for Saturday!
There's a whole day of sporting events, an alumni tailgate party and the 1992 Homecoming Court, along with a fall festival of food and activities presented by Severn's Admiral Club.
For more information, call 987-9445.
Broadneck High School invites students and parents to its 11th annual College Night, set for 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the school, east of the community college on Green Holly Drive.
More than 140 colleges will be represented, including the four military academies.
L For further information, contact Maryalice Todd at 757-1300.
A job fair for the physically disabled is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Columbian Center on Ritchie Highway.
Sponsored by the county Committee on Employment of Persons with Disabilities, the fair will include representatives from the county Department of Personnel, Maryland Air National Guard, Bank of Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel Medical Center, BWI Marriott and Mary Kay Cosmetics.
For more information, call 508-2335.
If the recent rash of carjackings is the final intrusion into your privacy and freedom, plan to attend the free lecture "Personal Self-Defense Issues" from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Anne Arundel Community College cafeteria. For further information, call 541-2480.
With Halloween in just two weeks, drop by the American Cancer Society's Discovery Shop on Ritchie Highway. The hats, wigs, gloves, suits and dresses on sale could be the beginning of an original, inexpensive costume.
All proceeds benefit the society. Call 544-0568.
The Greater Severna Park Council and Chamber of Commerce joint effort to beautify our community continues until Oct. 24.
The project is administered by the Beautification Action Group, composed of both council members and community residents. The group meets every third Wednesday (this month it's Oct. 21) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the library.
"Everyone is welcome," says council member Carol Romano.
The group reviews beautification efforts by businesses and neighborhoods and offers landscaping advice.
To join the fun, call 647-0741.
Don't forget, your children are invited to wear their costumes to Storytime on Oct. 28 and 29 at the Severna Park branch library.
Continuing through this month, Storytimes are 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays for 2-year-olds; 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays for 3- to 6-year-olds and 7 p.m. on Wednesdays for 2- to 6-year-olds. For more information, call 222-6290.
Jones Elementary School, on Hoyle Lane, has solved the puzzle of how to entertain the kids while waiting for the big night.
Bring the family to the Halloween Festival and Flea Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 31 for games, lunch, a noon-time costume parade and flea market bargains.
For more information, call 544-8304 or 647-5527.
The Severna Park Chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons celebrates its 17th anniversary today at noon at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church. AARP State Director Edna Butcher and Assistant State Director Mary Foster will be there.
The group meets at 1 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month at Woods.
For information, call chapter President Helen Saia at 647-0697.