Magician to return with new tricks


If you missed the last event sponsored by the Summer Reading Program at the Brooklyn Park Library, 1 East 11th Ave., be sure to mark this one on your calendar. At 7 p.m. Thursday, professional magician Michael Chamberlin is returning with a new bag of comedy magic tricks, including a disappearing act.

He uses lots of audience participation, so plan to be a part of the show.

The magic show, which is free, is geared toward children entering kindergarten through sixth grade in the fall.

Registration is not required, but seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

* Children still may register to receive a Summer Reading Starter Kit. Read books and earn coupons to Wendy's, Friendly's, 7-Eleven and McDonald's.

For more information, call 222-7371.


Segall Majestic is the official school photographer for North County High School seniors and anyone else who wants to be photographed for the yearbook. You do not have to buy a package from Segall, but at least pay the sitting fee for the session.

Seniors will receive appointments late this month or early next month for sessions scheduled from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Aug. 23, 24 and 25. Students who do not receive an appointment by mid-August should notify the school.


Even through summer has just arrived, it's not too early to make arrangements for day care for the coming school year. The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks is offering a school-age child care program at Belle Grove Elementary School. This program includes before-school supervision beginning at 7 a.m. and after-school activities until 6 p.m.

Recreation and Parks is trying to provide a home-like atmosphere that will complement rather than duplicate a school program. The program aims to foster social interaction, community integration, physical development and intellectual growth. Any child age 5 through 12 can participate. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The fees are: a monthly fee of $45 per child for early supervision -- 7 a.m. until 8:15 a.m. -- and $20 for each additional child. The after-school program -- 2:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. -- has a monthly fee of $140 per child, $110 for each additional child.

Information: 222-7856.


If you haven't registered for the fall soccer program with the Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association, you still have two days left. Boys and girls ages 5 to 15 may register between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. today and tomorrow at the Sugar Shack on the ball fields at 10th Avenue.

Registration fees are $30 for the first child, $50 for two or more children. A $10 concession fee is due at the time of registration.


Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave., will hold the first of its "Wonderful Wednesdays" from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday. A snack supper of hot dogs and chips will be served from 6:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. A program titled "Good News Puppets" will begin after supper. Bring the whole family and join the fun. A free-will offering will be taken to cover the costs.


Harbor Hospital Center is seeking volunteers to help in several departments.

The patient representative needs energetic individuals who can make morning visits to patient rooms to deliver newspapers, listen to patients' concerns and provide information about hospital services.

Information: 347-3478.

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