Alert: Buy your valentines


YOU'D HAVE TO BE unconscious, or maybe just a husband, not to have noticed that Valentine's Day is coming up. Everywhere you look there are red hearts, Cupid cutouts and advertisements hawking specials for this romantic holiday. But I know that, as usual, my dear hubby will be in total shock when the big day arrives. He will make a mad dash for the nearest greeting card rack or flower mart and grab just about anything. One year, I received a "Happy Valentine's Day, Mother" card from him.

I have come to accept that my husband just doesn't do holidays. Oh, well. Keep loving, Pasadena.

Valentine's benefit dance

The Armiger Volunteer Fire Company will hold a Valentine dance at 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at Stoney Creek Democratic Club, 8123 Fort Smallwood Road.

Steve Rouse, Linda Sherman and Tom Davis of WQSR (105.7 FM) will be featured.

Tickets are $20 and include beer, setups and munchies. There will be door prizes and games.

Proceeds will go for renovation of the old firehouse and payments on the new fire engine.

Information: 410-431-4687 or (after 6 p.m.) 410-437-9610.

Sweethearts dance

The Orchard Beach Volunteer Fire Company will have its sweethearts dance from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Feb. 13 at its fire hall, 7549 Solley Road.

Admission is $15, and includes a hot platter, beer, soda and setups. A band will play.

Information: 410-551-0091 or 410-437-7307.

Veterans' valentines

VFW Post 2462 will have a dance from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Valentine's Day at the post, 1720 Bayside Beach Road.

Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door. That includes a hot platter, beer, soda and setups. A disc jockey will provide music.

Information: 410-437-5629.

Church groundbreaking

Jenkins Memorial Church will hold two events tomorrow at the church, at 133 Riviera Drive.

At 10: 30 a.m., the Rev. Robert Douglas, Associate Pastor John Taylor and community leaders will join in a groundbreaking ceremony for a church sanctuary.

The congregation will hold its annual Souper Saturday food event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Members will provide more than 15 varieties of homemade soups. The cost is $5.50 for adults and $2 for ages 6 to 12.

Hot dogs and homemade desserts will be sold to take home.

Information: 410-437-8576.

Spaghetti dinner

The Ladies Guild and Men's Group of Magothy-Chelsea Community Lutheran Church are sponsoring a spaghetti dinner from 4 p.m. to 6: 30 p.m. tomorrow in the church hall, Beach Avenue at Third Street in Chelsea Beach.

The cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for age 12 and younger.

Information: Thomas Foster, 410-255-1945.

Pasta on the platter

The fellowship ministry team of Magothy United Methodist Church, 3703 Mountain Road, will have a spaghetti dinner at 4 p.m. tomorrow. The cost is $3. Children age 12 and younger are free.

Information: Jim Gerlach, 410-437-3072

Flea market plans

The Pasadena Sportfishing Group will hold its monthly meeting Monday at the Orchard Beach Fire Hall, 7549 Solley Road. The doors will open at 6 p.m. for platters, sandwiches and beverages sold by Orchard Beach volunteers. The meeting will start at 7: 30 p.m.

The speaker will be Chuck Fisher of BFG fishing guides.

The group will discuss its fishing and boating flea market, which will be held from 8 a.m to 2 p.m. Feb. 20 and 21 at the hall.

Information: 410-HEY-FISH or 410-439-3474.

Baseball sign-ups

Lake Shore Youth Baseball will have spring registration for players ages 5 through 16 at Lake Shore Elementary School, 4531 Mountain Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow.

Players must bring their birth certificates. The cost is $65 for the first child, with family discounts.

Pub Date: 2/05/99

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