It's soccer time. Even though many softball and baseball teams are still going strong, it's time to think about fall sports.
Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association is accepting registration for its fall soccer program. Boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 15 (as of Aug. 1) are invited to play.
dTC Registration takes place at the Sugar Shack located on the 10th Avenue Fields between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturdays until Aug. 12.
The fee is $25 for one child and $40 for two or more. For more information about the boys program, call Roger McGhee at 636-4561. Girls may call Len Tiesi at 636-1157.
Anyone interested in coordinating a league or coaching a team for the 1994 soccer season is asked to call McGhee at 636-4561.
The St. John Lutheran Church service committee, in conjunction with the summer tutoring program, is offering two free sessions open to all parents in the community.
These sessions will be geared toward helping children achieve success in school and will be conducted by Leslie Heiderman Schell, a professional reading specialist. The classes will take place at the church, 226 Washburn Ave.
The first class will take place from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Thursday and will focus on helping children to improve their reading skills.
The second class, from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 18 will deal with helping children with their homework and improving study habits.
For more information or to register for the class, call the church at 355-7295.
* The church also is having vacation Bible school from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., beginning Sunday and running through Aug. 5.
Children from the age of 3 through junior high are invited, as are adults. Bible school is a time of learning, sharing, singing, activities and fun. For more information or to register, call 355-7295.
North County High School news: Student parking permits will be issued based on the student's grade or schedule. Seniors must take their registration forms to the school office, completed and signed, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. next week.
If you are unable to come during this week, applications should be mailed to the school to the attention of Doug Cook.
All seniors driving to school on the first day should have a permit displayed on their vehicles.
Work-study and early-release students should have filled out an application at the end of the school year and turned it in. They need only report to the office at some time during the month of August to pick up their permits. Juniors should bring their applications to the office during the first week of school (Aug. 20 through Sept. 2).
Permits will be assigned to juniors on a random selection basis, depending on available parking space at the time. No permits will be issued to freshmen and sophomores.
L Questions may be answered by calling the school at 222-6970.
Dinosaurs spotted in Brooklyn Park!
Be sure to be at the Brooklyn Park Library, 1 East 11th Ave., when the Maryland Science Center brings it's dinosaur show to the library as part of its summer reading program.
Children may play the role of a scientist studying the ancient rocks, tracks and bones at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
Registration is not required for this hourlong program. However, seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information, call 222-6260.
Clean-up time. The Belle Grove community will have trash bins in the 100 block of Old Riverside Road tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday.
Community members are asked to lend a hand and clean up our neighborhoods.