Severn School to present 'South Pacific' tomorrow and Saturday


Severn School presents "South Pacific" at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday in the school's Teel Academic Center.

The 29-member cast, directed by Eric Van Dervort, features Katie Barbour as Nellie Forbush, Fred Macaraeg as Emile Debque, John Merrill as Lieutenant Cable, Aimee Nepomuceno as Liat, Bryant Porter as Billis and Joyce Wu as Bloody Mary.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $2 for students. Reservations are required.

For more information, call 647-7700.


Ellen McGee-Keller, outgoing president of the Greater Severna Park Council has turned over the gavel to the new president, Rick Zablonki. Others taking office were: vice president, Larry Masterson; treasurer, Beth Palmer; secretary, Don Dunn; and directors, Al Johnston, Maggie Miller and Dan Nataf.


Six distinguished women will speak at Anne Arundel Community College during Women's Week, March 13 to 18.

Mary Cary, Vera K. Farris and Dr. Martha A. Smith will share their perspectives on the role of women in today's professional world at a breakfast seminar at 7:30 a.m. March 14, in the college cafeteria.

Ms. Cary is principal of Carver Center for Arts and Technology, the first high school for the arts in Baltimore County. Dr. Farris is president of Richard Stockton College in New Jersey. In August, Dr. Smith became the fifth president of Anne Arundel Community College.

Maxine Clair, award-winning author and assistant professor of English at George Washington University, and Joyce Smith, associate executive director for the National Association of College Admission Counselors, will share a luncheon lecture at noon Wednesday, March 15.

Susan O'Malley, president of the Washington Bullets, speaks on women and professional sports at a lecture and coffee-espresso bar reception at 2 p.m. March 16 in the Pascal Center.

Tickets are available in the college library, Room 208; the business division office; or by mail. Information: 541-2390.


The AACC Foundation Inc. presents a country-western benefit at 7 p.m. April 1. Catering by Ron, a silent auction, the Anne Arundel Community College dance company and line dancing to the tunes of Chris Coile and the Country Champions are among the featured attractions in the school gym.

Tickets are $40 per person. Proceeds benefit college scholarship and professional development programs.

Call 541-2515.


"The Mystery of Edwin Drood," a musical based on the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens, is the Children's Theatre of Annapolis' spring production in the Anne Arundel Community College Pascal Center.

Be sure to look for Severna Park High School's Jason Diedrich, son of Bob and Denise Diedrich, in the role of the town's stonemason. Severna Park Middle School student Kathleen Scott, daughter of Jerry and Linda Scott, will be in the chorus.

The musical won five Tony awards, including Best Musical of 1986, and nine Drama Desk Awards. The mystery is solved by the audience.

Tickets are $6, except on March 10, when tickets will cost $5 if you are wearing green. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 10, 11, 17 and 18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 12 and 19.


A blood drive is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 14 at Archbishop Spalding High School. Donors must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds.

For an appointment, call the school at 969-9105.


A Flea Market Fanatic's Dream is what the women of Asbury United Methodist Church are calling their spring sale that will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 18 at the church in Arnold.

Information: 647-5444.

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