Long Point Garden Club to hold flea market Oct. 9


CELEBRATING 25 years and going strong, the Long Point Garden Club is sponsoring its annual flea market Oct. 9 at the Brumwell flea market on Mountain Road, starting at 8 a.m. and continuing until all items are sold.

The sale is an opportunity for the club to raise money for community projects and to get other gardeners interested in joining.

The club, a member of the Maryland Federated Garden Clubs-District 2, meets at 10: 30 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Long Point Hall on Long Point Road.

Katie Haines, president and longtime member, said you don't have to live in the community or be a fantastic gardener to come to the meetings. Each month, a speaker presents a program on gardening subjects and members share tips, tricks and helpful hints.

At the next meeting, on Oct. 20, pharmacist Dina Smith, from Metro Pharmacy, will talk about a popular subject: herbs as medicines.

Prospective members are welcome to attend. Information: 410-255-6087.

Pasadena trade show

Exhibitor spaces are still available at the Pasadena Business Association's sixth annual trade show, scheduled for 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Earleigh Heights fire hall, 161 Ritchie Highway.

Visitors can get a sneak peek of the PBA's new coffee table book, "Between Two Rivers," which focuses on the history of Pasadena.

Food will be served and door prizes awarded.

The show is designed to give local businesses an opportunity to inform the public about their products and services. Admission is free and open to the public.

Information: Jim Anderson, 410-766-2645.

Talent show

Stage-struck local artists can have their moment in the spotlight at Jenkins Memorial Church's Dinner/Talent Show Oct. 30 in the church hall.

Singers, dancers, comedians, musician, magicians and karaoke performers are invited to get up and share their talents.

Proceeds will benefit the church's building fund.

Information: 410-360-7824.

Halloween dance

Older ghosts and ghouls, with or without costumes, are invited to a Halloween dinner dance sponsored by VFW Post 2462 and its auxiliary, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the post home, 1720 Bayside Beach Road.

Tickets are $10 and include a chicken dinner with dessert, costume contests and door prizes. A disc jockey will provide music.

Tickets: 410-255-7101, 410-255-5086, or the post home, 410-437-5629.

Citrus orders being taken

Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4760 Mountain Road, is taking orders for Indian River citrus beginning Sunday and running through Nov. 21.

Florida citrus fruit including navel oranges, tangelos and pink grapefruit can be ordered, at prices of $9 to $20.

Tentative pickup date for the fruit is Dec. 13.

Proceeds will benefit the church building fund.

Information: 410-255-6211.

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