Swing, Latin, be-bop, fusion and avant-garde music. The Barry Dove Jazz Sextet will play them all at a Performing Arts Association of Linthicum concert set for 8 p.m. Saturday at North County High School.
The sextet will perform the music of such jazz greats as Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Chick Corea, Cole Porter, Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker.
Barry Dove, a native Baltimorean, received his bachelor's degree in music education and his performer's certificate and master's degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, where he received the Ruth Blaustein Rosenborg Scholarship for three years. He is a member of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra and a percussion instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dove also has performed with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Filene Center Orchestra, Handel Choir and Lancaster Symphony Orchestra.
Other members of the sextet are Drew Gress, acoustic bass; Glenn Cashman, tenor and soprano saxophones; Jon Seligman, drums; Tim Murphy, piano; and Tom Williams, trumpet.
The concert is accessible to the handicapped and the hearing impaired. Parking is free and well-lighted. Concert-goers also can see a display of Linthicum resident Ralph Colvin's stained glass pieces and watercolors by his wife, Kathy. For information, call 859-8047 or 636-2579.
Ferndale Garden Club members will bid on homemade delicacies and handmade crafts hidden in brown paper bags at their 8 p.m. meeting tomorrow at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center. Lou Wolfe of Ferndale will conduct the club's Mystery Auction.
Marge Dishman will give the horticulture report. Shirley Hertz and Jeanette Lehman will be the hostesses.
Guests and prospective members are welcome. Call 761-6759 for information.
The Browse and Buy Shoppe at the historic Benson-Hammond House will be closed until mid-April for renovations. The house will be open for tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.
The shop's reopening ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 15.
For further information, call 544-3370.
The Woodwind Quintet, the Naval Academy Band's chamber group, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Linthicum Library. All are invited to this family program. Admission is free.
For more information, call 222-7371 or 222-6265.
Children, every time you read a book until April 24, write the title, author and your name and telephone number on a colorful strip of paper. You can make your own or pick up strips at the library. The strips also can be decorated with a scene or character from the book.
Take the finished strips to the Linthicum library, where they will be turned into reading chains during National Library Week, April 18 to 24. The chain will signify the link between children and books. Last year, Linthicum children contributed 1,342 links, making a chain 337 feet long.
Participants will receive bookmarks, courtesy of McDonald's, and will have a chance to win an activity book, free pizza at Pizza Hut, free bowling at Fair Lanes, a pass to the Arundel Olympic Swim Center in Annapolis and a round of miniature golf at the Severna Park Golf Center.
North Glen Elementary is sponsoring a Parent Coffee at 9 a.m., March 31 in the media center. Parents can share and receive information.
* Thursday is North Glen Night at the McDonald's restaurant at Furnace Branch Road, between Ritchie and Crain highways. The restaurant will donate a percentage of its sales between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. to the school. Look for familiar faces from the school serving that night.
St. Christopher's Episcopal Church is sponsoring a Christian Seder Meal beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Parishioner Karen Holland is coordinating the meal.
St. Christopher's is off West Maple Road between Camp Meade and Hammonds Ferry roads.
For information, call the parish office at 850-5633.
Because of last week's blizzard, the Ferndale United Methodist Women have rescheduled their annual Flea Market to Saturday. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Hollins Ferry and Ferndale roads. Tables rent for $10, outside space for $8. Call 761-4412.
Getting anxious for spring and wondering what new clothes are in style? Or would you like to reminisce about the good old fashions? Local groups are planning April fashion shows to satisfy both tastes. Space is limited, so be sure to call for your tickets soon.
* Vintage wedding gowns are the theme at "Bridal Fashions of the Past," to be presented by the Women's Club of Linthicum Heights at 7 p.m., April 2 in the St. John's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.
Local girls will model the gowns and the makeup will be provided by Hotshot. Refreshments, entertainment and door prizes are included in the $8 admission. The chairwoman is Carol Glendenning. For tickets, call 850-0151. Tickets can be purchased at Pumphrey's 5 & 10 in Linthicum or Flowers Extraordinaire by Stephen at Burwood Plaza. St. John's is at 300 W. Maple Road.