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Does your nonprofit organization need a convenient place to meet?

Brooklyn Park Library, 1 E. 11th Ave., will take reservations for its meeting room for 1996 starting Oct. 2. Bookings will be for operating hours, 1 p.m. until 9 p.m., and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

There is no charge. Reservations are for nonprofit groups only. For more information, call the library at 222-6260.


Getting nervous that the yard sale season is about to come to an end? Not to worry, there is at least one more weekend of shopping left. Olde Brooklyn Park will have a community yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday. Yard sales will be set up throughout the community at individual houses. Stop by and check out the bargains.

If it rains Saturday, the sale will be held Sunday.


The Brooklyn Park Elementary School media center will sponsor a school skate from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Skate City II in Crofton.

Admission is $2.75 plus $1.25 for skate rental. (Nonskating parents need not pay.) Plan to join the teachers and students in this fun-filled evening.


The North County High School PTSA will hold Back-To-School Night at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the auditorium. This program will give parents a chance to pass through a simulated school day and meet with their child's teacher, who will provide course goals, objectives and programs of study. This is not a time to discuss individual students. Be sure to bring a copy of your student's schedule.

* Tables are still available for the PTSA flea market scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28. Tables are $15 and can be obtained by calling 761-3935.


Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks will sponsor an after-school Arts and Crafts Program at Brooklyn Park Elementary School, 200 14th Ave.

Free instruction will be offered to elementary-age children. Supplies and materials are provided. Classes will take place from 3:20 p.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 3, for children in kindergarten through third grade and from 3:20 p.m. until 5 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Oct. 5, for children in grades four through six. Classes continue for 10 weeks.

For more information, call 222-7313.


Harbor Hospital Center and the Arthritis Foundation will hold a six-week course to give people with arthritis the knowledge and skills they need to take a more active part in their care.

Starting Oct. 4, the Arthritis Self-Help Course will be held every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Harbor's Gruehn Building. Members of the physical therapy staff, including one who has arthritis, will lead the course. The key subjects covered are exercise, relaxation, using joints wisely and the roles of medication and nutrition in coping with arthritis.

A $15 fee covers the cost of materials, including the easy-to-understand textbook, "The Arthritis Helpbook." The registration deadline is Wednesday.

Information: 347-2563.

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