Lake Shore Baseball parade to feature color guard, theater groups


Clear skies and bright sunshine have been ordered tomorrow for opening day festivities for the youngsters who participate in Lake Shore Youth Baseball.

More than 700 young players and their coaches will be parading up Woods Road starting at 9 a.m. Woods Road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. between the Lake Shore Athletic Complex and Mountain Road.

Marchers and their families should arrive no later than 8:15 a.m. Parking will be allowed at the athletic complex lots, but not at Phelps Liquors or along Woods Road.

Joining the youngsters in their annual rite will be local dignitaries and community and school groups. Grand marshal duties will be shared by WJZ-TV morning anchor Don Scott and County Executive John G. Gary. Other groups participating include: a VFW Post 289 color guard unit; equipment from Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company; antique cars from Vintage Tin and Lost in the '50s; Sheriff George Johnson; the Glen Burnie Dance Company; an assortment of costumed kiddie characters; and students from the Chesapeake High School cheerleading, vocal ensemble and theater groups.

Games will begin after a brief ceremony at the complex.

Food and refreshments will be on sale.

For more details, call the LSYB hot line, 360-8428.


Tomorrow is also a big day for goings-on at Downs Park.

Earth Day activities continue with a spring craft fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., sponsored by the Friends of Downs Park.

The March for Parks walk-a-thon event that began today will continue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday.

Proceeds from this self-paced walk will be used for ecology education equipment at Downs Park.

Rounding out this weekend's activities will be a night hike starting at dusk Sunday.

A ranger will lead participants in an exploration of the nocturnal critters that daytime visitors rarely see.

Advance registration is required.

For more details on park events, call 222-6230.


After you've watched a baseball game or two or walked and shopped at Downs Park, enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner served up by Boy Scout Troop 346 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Pasadena United Methodist Church, 61 Ritchie Highway.

The menu for this annual fund-raiser is a crowd-pleaser, featuring an all-you-can-eat salad bar, spaghetti, rolls, drink and dessert. The cost is $6 for adults, and $4 for children 3 to 12. Youngsters under 3 can eat for free. Carryout orders will be available.

The troop will have a table filled with homemade baked goodies to buy and take home.

Proceeds from the dinners will help the troop fund summer camp, other trips and functions, as well as purchase supplies.

For advance tickets or more details, call Dick or Kathy Watts, 437-3409.


Join the Pasadena Business Association at its annual salute to District 31 legislators at noon May 3 at Michael's Eighth Avenue Glen Burnie.

PBA members will be thanking local legislators for their efforts during the 1995 General Assembly session.

Delegation members will answer questions and offer a brief overview of the session.

Advance tickets are $10. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $15.

Reservations must be made by Thursday.

For reservations or more details, call 987-4887.


The Northeast High School PTSA is accepting nominations for board members and delegates for the 1995-1996 school year.

Names of those nominated will be presented at a meeting planned for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the school.

Voting will take place at the May meeting.

To place your hat in the ring or for more information, call 863-4717.


Jenkins Memorial Church will have its second annual Golf Open on May 22 at Rocky Point Golf Course in Baltimore County.

Tee-off will be at 7:30 a.m.

The cost is $60 per person and includes greens and cart fees, gifts, prizes, coffee and doughnuts, lunch on the 10th tee, and a bull roast served after the tournament.

A 1995 car will be awarded to the golfer who shoots a first hole in one on the 11th hole. Other prizes will also be awarded.

For entry forms, reservations or more details, call John Taylor at 388-4132 (days) or 360-0934 (evenings).

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