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Professional cartoonist to show children at library how it's done


Another exciting guest will appear this week at the Brooklyn Park Branch Library as part of the summer reading program for youngsters.

Jim Sizemore, a professional cartoonist for 30 years, will present "Cartooning for Kids" at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

Sizemore has had his work published in The Sun, Maryland Family Magazine, the Saturday Evening Post and Reader's Digest.

During the presentation, Sizemore will show children how to create cartoon animals using simple shapes. Children should bring along a pencil and note pad. This hour-long program is free and is geared toward children entering grades one through six in the fall.

Registration is not required, however seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The library is at 1 E. 11th Ave. Information: 222-6260.


The Northern District Police Community Relations Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Northern District Police Station on Hammonds Lane.

Sgt. Ron Becker will report on activities in the area and Sgt. George Johnson will discuss the robbery squad and how it operates. Everyone is invited to attend and bring a friend. The room is air conditioned and refreshments will be served.


Looking for vacation Bible schools in the area to attend? Choose a program and mark the following dates on your calendar so you won't be left out.

* St. John Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., July 31 through Aug. 5. Classes for age 3 to junior high, plus adults.

The church is at 226 Washburn Ave.

For more information and to register, call 355-7295.

* St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Aug. 15 to 19. Classes for age 3 to grade six.

The church is at 3909 Pennington Ave.

For information and to register, call 355-4860.

* Brooklyn United Methodist Church, Aug. 22 to 26.

The church is at Fourth Street and Pontiac Avenue.

For more information, call 355-8740.

* Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., Aug. 8 to 12. Ages 2 through grade six, plus adults.

The church is at 110 Townsend Ave.

For more information, call 789-3688.

Brooklyn Heights also will sponsor a music camp for children in grades three through eight from Aug. 22 to 26 from 9 a.m. until noon. A performance will be given at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 26.


Harbor Hospital Center news: Looking for guest speakers to book for a community meeting or gathering?

Representatives from the center's Speakers Bureau can address topics ranging from reading the new food labels and drafting a living will to home safety for the elderly and managing stress.

For more information or to arrange for a speaker, call Ann Heil, Speakers Bureau coordinator, at 347-3478.

* The Center now offers the three-dose Hepatitis B vaccination through its Employee Health Department.

Hepatitis B is one of the most serious forms of the disease, with over 300,000 new acute cases each year.

Employees who are at risk of occupational exposure to the virus include: medical and health-care personnel, police officers, firefighters, morticians, embalmers and hotel housekeepers.

For more information, call 347-3549.

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