St. Rose class plans reunion NORTH COUNTY -- Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey


If you graduated from St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in 1968, it's time for your 25-year reunion. The event is from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Nov. 13 at the St. Rose Catholic School Hall, 410 Jeffrey St.

The menu includes a hot and cold buffet, beer and setups. Music will be provided by the disk jockeys, "Havin' A Party." A photographer will take photos and a souvenir booklet will be distributed. Tickets are $18 per person.

Call Sharon Anderson Zacks at 551-8359. Spread the word to your classmates and enjoy a night of reminiscing.


Belle Grove Elementary School news: The cultural arts program, "Mr. Bodywise," will begin at 9:15 a.m. on Friday.


Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: Students are selling items for the fall fund-raiser. Orders must be returned to the school on Oct. 11.


Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle Junior High School news: The PTA will sponsor Burger King Night at the restaurant on Nursery Road from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. A portion of the proceeds will go to PTA activities.


North County High School news: School pictures for freshmen through juniors will be taken today and tomorrow.

* Congratulations to the following band officers for the 1993-94 year: Barb Chearney, president; Kim Weitzel, vice president; and Patrick Artes, secretary and treasurer. The drum majors are Elena Maurer and Tawnekia Spencer. The drum captain is Jonathan Menikheim.

* Band students who sold pizzas and subs should pick up their orders between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday in the cafeteria.

* The Parents Club will sponsor a craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 13 in the school cafeteria. Table rentals are available for $30. If interested, call the school at 222-6970.


Do you like finding ways to recycle household items?

The Brooklyn Park Elementary School art department is looking for the following items: rubber inner tubes (any condition), long cardboard tubes from wrapping paper, plastic detergent bottles, large plastic buckets from joint compound (with lids, if possible), wooden or metal folding laundry drying rack, sewing trim and large coffee cans with lids.

Drop off your donations at the school, 200 14th Ave., or give them to a Brooklyn Park Elementary student.


Are you interested in books and have some time to spare?

The Brooklyn Park library is looking for volunteers to assist with a variety of tasks. Volunteers, ages 12 and older, are needed to repair books and other library materials, organize displays of community notices and pamphlets, and help with Storytime crafts.

Volunteers must be able to work 1 1/2 - to 2-hour shifts. Days and times are flexible.

For more information, call Sheila Makell, 222-6260.

* Do your preschoolers enjoy stories, music and activities? Then come to the library Storytime sessions through Oct. 27. Children ages 3 through 6 meet at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, 2-year-olds meet at 10:30 a.m. Parents and baby sitters must accompany 2- and 3-year-olds. No registration is required. For more information, call 222-6260.


The Brooklyn Park Health Center offers free, anonymous AIDS/HIV testing and counseling. For more information, contact the center at 222-6620.


Brooklyn United Methodist Church on Fourth Street and Pontiac Avenue will celebrate its 125th anniversary celebration on Sunday.

The Rev. Jack Buckingham will preach at the 10:15 a.m. worship service followed by a luncheon and a 125th anniversary program. Come renew friendships, meet new friends and have fun.

For more information, call 355-8740.


Free after-school arts and crafts classes at Brooklyn Park Elementary School begin tomorrow for children in fourth through sixth grades, and Thursday for kindergartners through third grade. Classes are from 3:20 p.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is required.

Call 222-3552 for more information.


Harbor Hospital Center news: To honor National Fire Safety Week, the hospital is offering a free brochure called "Exit Drills in the Home." To receive a copy, call the LifeCourse Health Line at 347-2563.

* The next Coronary Club meeting is at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in the hospital's Gruehn Building, Room 500. The public is invited to attend. No registration is required. For more information, call 347-2298.

* The center offers a breast screening program for women. Trained staff perform the 15-minute mammography and provide pamphlets on breast self-exams.

The low-cost breast screening program is designed for uninsured women or women who have insurance with no mammography benefits.

The program is part of the center's comprehensive mammography services, which are accredited by the American College of Radiology. The American Cancer Society recommends regular mammograms for all women 40 years and older. For more information, call 347-3383.

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