A. Shirley Murphy of Pasadena is planning an "Old Fashioned Barn Dance" on Aug. 7 to raise money for her campaign for the County Council.
Ms. Murphy is vying with Thomas Redmond and Elmer Dunn Jr. for the Democratic nomination in District 3, which includes the Marley Neck Peninsula, Riviera Beach, Lake Shore and Gibson Island.
The dance is to run from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at La Fountain Bleu in Glen Burnie. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 761-0683 766-8336.
County residents must register with the county Board of Supervisors of Elections by Aug. 15 if they want to vote in the September primary.
Registration applications are available at the election office at Room 305, 101 N. Crain Highway, Glen Burnie. They also can be found at all county libraries and many banks, savings and loans and post offices.
Registrars will be ready to assist residents until 9 p.m. Aug. 15 at the election office and at the libraries. The primary is Sept. 13.
If an elderly or handicapped resident would like to ensure that their polling station is barrier-free, they must apply with election office by Aug. 15.
If barriers are found, they can apply to cast their ballot at an alternate site.
For more information, call the election office at 222-6600.
Carolyn M. Roeding of Chesterfield has begun a direct-mail campaign to raise money for her state House of Delegates bid.
Mrs. Roeding, a past president of the Arundel Arundel County Council of Parent-Teachers Associations, is vying for the Democratic nomination in District 31. The district includes most of Anne Arundel County north of the Magothy River and east of Ritchie Highway.
She is running against the three incumbent Democrats.
Mrs. Roeding, 44, has been a member of the State Highway Administration's School Zone Safety Task Force and the Pasadena Traffic Safety Committee.
State Sen. Philip C. Jimeno, a Brooklyn Park Democrat, and the three incumbent state delegates from District 31 will open their re-election campaign headquarters on Mountain Road at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The incumbent delegates are Joan Cadden of Brooklyn Park, W. Ray Huff of Pasadena and Charles W. "Stokes" Kolodziejski of Carvel Beach. All are Democrats.
The senator and delegates are running as a ticket, known as the "United 31st."
After the opening ceremony, the candidates and their volunteers plan to canvass the district, which runs from Brooklyn Park to Severna Park, east of Ritchie Highway.
Prince George's County Executive Parris N. Glendening will appear at Carrol's Creek Cafe in Annapolis at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 to discuss his gubernatorial campaign.
The reception and fund-raiser costs $50 per ticket and is being billed as an opportunity for the business community to meet the candidate.
For more information, call Richard McClure at 263-8102.