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Members of the Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company have been saving lives and property for 75 years.

With a dedicated contingent of career and volunteer personnel, and equipment that includes a brand-new, $265,000 engine, the men and women of the company and its auxiliary work 24 hours a day protecting the community.

The best way to say thank you is with a donation. For details, call 647-1990 or 647-2393.


Tonight at 7:30, Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis presents the "Owls of Maryland," the first program in the 1993 Environmental Lecture Series.

Featuring live animals, the lecture is sponsored by the SPCA, Sierra Club, Anne Arundel Bird Club, Severn River Association and Friends of Quiet Waters Park.

A $1 donation is requested. For information about tonight and future lectures, call (410) 222-1777.


This Sunday is Church Music Sunday at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church on Benfield Road.

The 10 a.m. service, led by the Rev. C. Frederick Eichner, will feature choirs, brass, handbells and congregational singing. Mary Jo Bedsworth is musical director. Information: 647-1658.


A star was born on the stage at Archbishop Spalding High School when the students presented the musical comedy, "Little Shop of Horrors."

Stealing the spotlight in his role as the sadistic dentist, Orwin Scrivello, was senior Kevin McGeady. I think we witnessed the second coming of a young Marlon Brando.

The entire cast was first-rate. Spalding grad Ed Bouligny created an hysterical voice for Audrey II. Tommy Weeks was an appropriately puzzled Seymour, and lovely Marie Swartwood as Audrey brought to the show a long list of credits.


"How to Start and Market Your Own Gift Basket Service" is the topic of a daylong symposium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 10 at Anne Arundel Community College.

Participants not only will go home with a completed basket but with all the information necessary to start their own business. Information and registration: 541-2325.


The Baldwin Church missions committee is planning a "gigantic" flea market and craft sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the church's education building on General's Highway. Information: 923-6099.


The American Cancer Discovery Shop in Didonato Plaza on Ritchie Highway wants you to remember two important things.

First, Monday through May 22 is Children's Week at the shop, featuring bargains in clothing and toys.

Second, pick up free brochures at the shop that provide tips on avoiding skin cancer. The shop also accepts donations of clothes and accessories. Donations are tax-deductible.

The shop will be open on Memorial Day, and more volunteers are always needed. Information: 544-0568.


Free classes are held every day at the Cancer Resource & Support Center Inc., which has moved from its Old Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard location to offices on Ritchie Highway.

On Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Rod Minami from A Healthier You will discuss "Shiatsu/Acupressure," a Japanese massage technique without the use of needles. Information: 760-2273.


Calling all alumni of Severna Park United Methodist Church's Snoopy School. Your very own Charles Schultz, a.k.a. Patricia Miller, is retiring after more than 20 years as director of the pre-school program.

A reception in her honor is planned from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., May 27 at the church. Information: Nancy Rutledge, 544-6196.

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