King Memorial Chess Tournament set for Jan. 18


THE 10TH ANNUAL Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Chess Tournament starts at 9 a.m. Jan. 18 in the cafeteria at North County High School, 10 E. First Ave.

All Anne Arundel County high school chess players are invited. The entry fee is $9. Rules used in statewide competition will be followed. Trophies will be awarded to the top four winners.

For more information, call Frank Utley at 222-6970.

Country line dancing

Do you like country music and dancing? Country line dance lessons are offered from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, starting tomorrow, at Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave.

The cost is $4 each night for six weeks. Beginners and experienced dancers are welcome. Warren Shadle is the instructor.

For more information, call 789-3688.

Exercise classes

Is your New Year's resolution to get in shape? The county Department of Recreation and Parks offers fat-burner aerobics, step aerobics and bio-aerobics (for toning and firming) courses at several North County schools.

Fat-burner aerobics is a 60-minute complete fitness program that conditions the cardiovascular system and tones and strengthens muscle groups through carefully choreographed dances. This class will be offered at Lindale-Brooklyn Park Middle School on Andover Road from 6: 30 p.m. to 7: 30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Jan. 21.

Step aerobics is a cardiovascular training system that uses a step bench, which is provided, for exercises. Classes are from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 22 at Belle Grove Elementary School, 4502 Belle Grove Road.

Bio-aerobics is a complete exercise program to improve total body fitness. The class is designed primarily for those looking for mat and floor exercises. It will be offered at Lindale-Brooklyn Park Middle School from 7: 45 p.m. to 8: 45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Jan. 21. Each eight-week session is $47.50.

Information: 222-7313.

Writing test

Lindale-Brooklyn Park Middle School news: The Maryland Writing Test will be administered Wednesday and Thursday to seventh- and eighth-graders who haven't passed it. Parents are asked to make sure their students are in school those days.

Think yellow! All schools in our community are collecting yellow cash register receipts from Giant Food stores to use in their "Apples for the Students" program. Schools can use the receipts to purchase computers, videocassette recorders, calculators and other equipment.

Nutrition, fitness program

Harbor Hospital Center news: The new L.E.A.N. (Lifetime of Exercise and Nutrition) Program is the key to keeping your New )) Year's resolution to lose weight. The six-week program will focus on healthy eating and weight management by increasing knowledge of nutrition and exercise. Participants will receive personalized instruction on healthy eating and exercise. The $49 fee includes a membership at Harbor Hospital's fitness center, the FIRM, during the program.

Classes are scheduled at 5: 30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 9 through Feb. 13 in Room 501 of the Gruehn Building.

Information: 347-2563.

Pub Date: 1/05/97

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