THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18
District 1 City Council Candidate Forum: 7 p.m. St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, 2638 E. Baltimore St. A chance to discuss the issues with the candidates for 1st District councilman. Submit questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date with Paint Fundraiser: 7-10 p.m. Grunwald Club Inc., 2825 O’Donnell St. A spring painting party led by professional artists. Proceeds benefit the Grunwald Polish American Social Club. $50 per person, price includes canvas and painting supplies.
Buena Casa, Buena Brasa: Todos los jueves. Canciones, rimas, cuentos, y juegos, para los niños (0-3 años) y los padres o cuidadores. 11 a.m. at the Southeast Anchor Branch, Enoch Pratt Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19
Knights of Columbus Famous Fish Fry: 12-6 p.m. Fridays during Lent. Dundalk Knights of Columbus Hall, 2111 Eilers Ave. Fried Alaskan pollack, fries, roll, dessert and beverages. $13 platter. Proceeds benefit Knights of Columbus charities. Info: 410-409-8173.
East Side Works Launch: 6-9 p.m. Laughing Pint, 3531 Gough St. View hand-made products made with recycled materials created by East Side Works students.
Tiny Tots in Patterson Park: 10:30-11:30 a.m., meets at picnic tables on the northeastern shore of the Boat Lake. $5 donation is suggested per child. Presented by the Audubon Center. Info: 410-558-2473.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Hops the Cat IPA Launch: 12 p.m.-12 a.m. Fell’s Point. Full Tilt Brewing debuts their new beer, Hops the Cat, with a bar crawl featuring specials from Max’s Taphouse, Alexander’s Tavern, The Point, and more. $20 registration includes Hops the Cat draft, T-shirt, and raffle tickets. Proceeds benefits BARCS. For tickets, www.eventbrite.com/e/20826233826.
Kerplunk! Family Art Drop-In: An all ages events where children are encouraged to explore the art exhibit and delve into their own creativity with help from the art supplies around the building. Saturday, 12-3 p.m., at the Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. FREE. Info: www.creativealliance.org/events/2015/kerplunk-free-family-art-drop.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21
Fundraiser for Jill Boram: 12-6 p.m. Dogwatch Tavern, 709 S. Broadway. A fundraiser for Jill Boram, the woman seriously injured during a hit-and-run last weekend. Proceeds will go to the Boram family to pay for Jill’s medical treatments. $25 donation gets you food, drinks, raffle tickets, and prizes.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22
Perfect Pairings Food and Wine Tasting: 6-9 p.m. The BoatHouse Canton, 2809 Boston St. Sample four wines, tapas, and small bites that pair perfectly together. A wine expert will be on hand to describe each wine. $20 a person. To purchase: www.boathousecanton.com/special-events.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23
Tap Takeover: 6 p.m. Knotty Pine, 801 S. Conkling St. Enjoy four select beers from Oliver Brewing Company and food pairings. Free pint glass with purchase of first beer.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24
Community Walk: 7 p.m. Patterson Park entrance at E. Baltimore and Linwood Ave. Patrol the neighborhoods and discuss safety with your neighbors and a BPD representative.
Greater Greektown Neighborhood Alliance Meeting: 7 p.m. Mora Crossman Rec Center, right side of the front of John Ruhrah Elem/Middle, 701 S. Rappolla.
Mother Goose Baby Steps: Mondays, 11 a.m. An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months of age with their caregivers. Southeast Anchor Branch, Enoch Pratt Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
2nd Annual Chili Cook Off: February 27, 1-3 p.m. Knotty Pine, 801 S. Conkling St. Donate $5 to the House of the Ruth to be a judge and taste all the entries. To compete, sign up at Knotty Pine or e-mail email@example.com. $15 entry fee. A portion of proceeds benefits House of Ruth MD.
Youth Health and Wellness Conversation: March 2, 6 p.m. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Learn how to teach your children healthy habits. There will be food, raffles, and health experts ready to give advice. Info: www.baltimoreyouthhealthandwellness.com.
20th Annual Meet in the Street St. Patricks Day Celebration: March 11-12. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Say top o’ the morning to St. Patrick’s Day with a line-up of live music, drinks, food and more.
18th Annual St. Patrick’s Canton House Crawl: March 19, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Celebrate the holiday with your neighbors as you indulge in sweet treats and drinks as you check out their homes. Info: 301-980-7537 or 585-943-2325. After party at the Grunwald Club at 2825 O’Donnell Street.