Middle school sock hop collects more than 200 toys for children


THE MOUNT AIRY Middle School staff wishes to thank the pupils and the Mount Airy community for supporting the "Toys for Tots Sock Hop" last month.

Even though the disc jockey was a no-show, PTSO President Robin Radoci reports, "The kids were wonderful, and everyone made the best of the situation. In the spirit of giving, when the Marines arrived, over 200 toys were donated."

Because of the pupils and staff who helped at the sock hop, Christmas morning was brighter for many children.

Indoor yard sale/dinner

An indoor yard sale and fried chicken dinner will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Warren United Methodist Church, 807 E. Ridgeville Blvd., Mount Airy.

Clothing, toys, books and other items will be for sale. Table space is available for $10. Information: 301-829-6334.

Library story programs

The Mount Airy library branch will hold a "Story Pals" story time at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday for children ages 2 and 3 accompanied by an adult.

Grown-ups and children are invited to the featured story "Winter Woollies." Registration is required.

The library will hold its "Snuggle Bugs" program at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Jan. 29, featuring a "What I Wear" theme. The program is designed for children from birth to 24 months, with an accompanying caregiver. Registration is strongly recommended.

Information: 410-795-1010 or 301-829-5290.

Donna Abel's Southwest Neighbors column appears each Friday in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.

Pub Date: 1/22/99

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