Community Calendar

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THURSDAY, MAY 19

Hampstead Hill Nights: 5:30-8 p.m. Hampstead Hill Academy, 500 S. Linwood Ave. A family-fun evening with live music and food. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Info: 410-396-9146.

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, MAY 20

Broadway Sing-Along: 8 p.m.-12 a.m., Speakeasy Saloon, 2840 O’Donnell St.
An evening of jazz entertainment with pianist Ryan Shookman who will play as you sing your favorite songs. Raffles, drink and food specials will also be available.

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, MAY 21

Babyfest 2016: 12-3 p.m. Patterson Park. Free games and books, live music, story time for the kids, family Zumba, and tree planting. Resources for new and expectant mothers will be available. Info: www.bmsi.org.

Parents Mixer: 4-6 p.m. Mahaffey’s Pub, 2706 Dillon St. Learn about Baltimore City Schools and socialize with other parents in the area about public, private, and charter schools over snacks and drinks.

The Found Objects Show Opening: 6-9 p.m. Y:ART, 3402 Gough St. Meet the artists of Y:ART’s newest show who create art with found objects and enjoy some refreshments. The Found Objects Show will run until June 18.

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, MAY 22

Bingo: St. Casimir Church Hall (Kolbe Center), 2736 O’Donnell St. doors open at 10 a.m., dinner at 12 p.m., bingo at 1 p.m. $20 per person. For reservations: 410-477-2959.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

May Community Safety Talk: 7 p.m., Patterson Park entrance at E. Baltimore St. and Linwood Ave. Meet with local police officers and residents for a walk around the neighborhood and a chance to discuss crime prevention and safety concerns.

Greater Greektown Neighborhood Alliance Association Meeting: Mora Crossman rec center, located on the right side of John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School, 701 S. Rappolla St.

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.

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

Friends of Patterson Park Wine Tasting Soiree: May 26, 6-9 p.m. Patterson Park, by the Marble Fountain. Food and wine samples from local restaurants are paired with live music and silent auctions. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Patterson Park.

Baltimore City Police Department Community Family Day: May 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Pulaski Monument in Patterson Park. Meet your local police officers and enjoy family-friendly activities.

Blockenstein: June 4, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 3100 and 3200 Bank St. between East Ave. and Ellwood Aves. A monster-sized community yard sale with over 70 sellers from across Highlandtown. Info: blockenstein1@gmail.com or 410-491-3895.

Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival: June 4, 12-8 p.m. Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. A celebration of folk art featuring a diverse variety of dance, music, food, performances, and crafts that are rich with traditions and cultural significance.

WTMD First Thursday Concert: June 2, music starts at 6:30 p.m. Canton Waterfront Park. The concert series continues with performances from Andy Bopp, Boy & Bear, and Basia Bulat. Admission is free.

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