Programs like Explorers match mood of spring


Have you ever noticed the seasonal change affects our mood?

Look around your workplace and community. If the weather outside is delightful, co-workers and neighbors are upbeat. When the weather turns cold and damp, our moods take a downward turn.

Let's all think spring and be confident that it is here to stay.


With spring thoughts in mind, let's think about outdoor activities.

The Sea Explorers, a nationwide co-educational program for young adults ages 14 to 20, is designed to incorporate character building, citizenship training and fitness in youths through maritime skills and outdoor activities.

The Sea Explorer Sea Wolf group meets weekly at 7:30 p.m. at the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay.

For more information, call 850-4271.


Community members are invited to the Old Brooklyn Park Improvement Association meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Brooklyn Park Elementary School.

The speaker will be James Hurley, deputy director of the county Public Works Department, who will discuss fire hydrants. State Sen. Philip C. Jimeno, Del. Joan Cadden and District 1 County Councilman George F. Bachman will be present to discuss community issues and concerns.


The Knight Time Players of North County High School will present Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the school auditorium.

This musical is a classic boy-meets-girl tale in which Laurey, portrayed by Becky Cook, plays hard to get with Curly, played by Brian Forte. She attends the Box Social with hired hand Judd, played by Brian Boys, while Aunt Eller (Jessica Johnson) tries to keep the peace.

Don't miss out on what happens in this timeless classic directed by Wayne Shipley. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for students and can be purchased at the door. Refreshments will be sold during intermission.

The school is at 10 E. First Ave. For more information, call 222- 6970.


The Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle School PTA/CAC meeting will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow. On Thursday, members of the school community are invited to take part in Burger King Night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Nursery Road restaurant. A portion of the receipts will be donated to school projects.


North County High School news: Congratulations to Eddie Engles, who has been selected to represent Maryland in July at the eight-day Hugh O'Brian Work Leadership Conference in Boston. Eddie was among 228 high school sophomores selected to attend the state conference earlier this month. One boy and one girl were picked from that group to attend the World Conference.

* The Band Parents meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the musicians' trip to Atlanta. All chaperons for the trip are urged to attend.


The Brooklyn Park Library will have a free seminar on living wills at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The workshop, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, will help participants prepare the legal document.

For more information or to register, call 721-4304.


Community Advocates for Senior Opportunity and Services will celebrate 26 years of service with a "Salute to Seniors" at noon tomorrow at La Fontaine Bleu in Glen Burnie.

The event will recognize all 40-plus C.A.S.O.S. presidents, and a citation will be awarded to the family of the late Daisy Parker, who gave more than 15 years of community service.

Among those being recognized are Leo Davison, 92, of the Nifty Fifty club of Jessup, and Libby Warfield, who will be honored for her work in the Senior Caring and Sharing Program.

State Sen. Philip C. Jimeno and Janet Owens will install new officers. County Executive John G. Gary is the main speaker.

Information: 789-2192.

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