AUTUMN FEST! Autumn Fest! Autumn Fest! The United Methodist Women of Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church will sponsor an Autumn Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church, 110 Townsend Ave.
Come browse through the tables of homemade crafts, Christmas decorations, jewelry, jellies and jams, household items and recycled children's clothes.
Lunch will be offered at 11 a.m. Be sure to enjoy the homemade soups and breads, sandwiches, hot dogs, cakes and pies. Mark this day on your calendar now for a delicious lunch and enjoyable shopping experience.
North County High School PTSA will sponsor an indoor flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school, 10 E. First Ave. in Ferndale. People who would like to shop early will be admitted at 8:30 a.m. for a $2 donation.
Coffee and doughnuts will be sold by the PTSA for breakfast. Hot dogs, sodas and baked goods will be sold for lunch.
The United Methodist Women of Curtis Bay United Methodist Church will sponsor three flea markets at the church, Church Street and Fairhaven Avenue. The first is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. The second is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. A bake sale will be held at that flea market.
The last flea market is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3.
Buy a bag of clothes for just $2. All proceeds will benefit the Pledge to Mission program.
North County High School News. The marching band will participate in a marching band exhibition at Annapolis High School at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Tickets are available through band members or will be sold at the Annapolis High stadium. All band members should pick up their pizzas and subs between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday at the school.
Anne Arundel county public schools will be closed Friday for a teacher professional work day.
Are you ready for some scary stories for Halloween? Brooklyn Park Library, 1 E. 11th Ave., will offer a Halloween Storytime at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at the library.
Children between the ages of 2 and 6 are invited for spooky stories, poems and crafts. For more information, call 222-6260.
Don't forget to attend the Sour Beef/Roast Beef Dinner sponsored by the Aid Association for Lutherans from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave.
Tickets are available in advance and at the door for a donation of $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. All proceeds will benefit the mortgage reduction fund.
For more information, call 355-7295.
Harbor Hospital Center News. The hospital continues to offer a low-cost breast screening program for area residents.
A complete breast examination, including a mammogram screening with top-rated equipment and education about breast self-exam, costs $45.
The program is part of the hospital's comprehensive mammography services, which are accredited by the American College of Radiology and staffed by trained professionals.
The American Cancer Society recommends regular mammograms for all women 40 and older, especially if they have a family history of breast disease.
To schedule an appointment, call 347-3383.
The Harbor Hospital Center Speakers' Bureau, a group of professionals with expertise in family health, understanding the health care field and medical matters, provides speakers free of charge for community, church and school programs.
Topics range from advances in medicine to understanding Medicare and Medicaid insurances and billing.
Education on specific medical problems also is available.
The center also offers a program for preparing children for the hospital experience and health care careers.
To receive a speakers' bureau brochure with suggested health care topics, or to request a speaker on a specific topic, call 347-3441.
Looking for a way to celebrate the Halloween weekend? The Roland Terrace Democratic Club is having a Halloween dance at 9 p.m. Saturday at the club, 619 Matthews Ave. Beer and setups will be available.
For tickets or more information, call 789-3651 or 789-2013.