Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 9
St. Casimir’s Lenten Food Sale: The Home and School Association of St. Casimir School will offer homemade Lenten foods through April 16. Codfish cakes, crab cakes, Potato and macaroni salads, and cole slaw are available. Place your orders by Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Orders are picked up on Fridays. Call Laureen Brunelli at 410-989-3767 until 5 p.m., or Carol Kramer at 443-414-6784 from 5 until 8 p.m. or by email at lentenfoods@gmail.com. Questions and orders may also be directed to the school at 410-342-2681 or faxed to 410-342-5715.
Mother Goose Baby Steps: Wednesdays. 11:30 a.m. An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months of age with their caregivers. Patterson Park Branch, Enoch Pratt Library, 158 N. Linwood Ave. Info: 410-396-0983.

Thursday, April 10
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.
Condition U: Condition U is an athletic training program for students in grades 5-8. Coach Hubbard and trainers from the Baltimore Orioles will bring your athletic abilities to the next level through strength and conditioning workouts, nutrition education, and additional team building activities. Program runs from 5-6 p.m. and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 200 S. Linwood Ave.  Email: bhubbard@livingclassrooms.org  to sign up.

Friday, April 11
April 11-13, Privateer Festival: Fell’s Point celebrates the sailors who fought the economic front of the War of 1812 with three days of entertainment, music, vendors, food, drink, childrens’ activities, historical activities and more. Plain-old pirates are welcome too. The fun starts Friday at noon and runs through the weekend, in and around Fell’s Point’s Broadway Pier. Info: fellspointmainstreet.org.
Lenten Fish Fry: Fridays from 12-6 p.m. at 2111 Eilers Ave. Alaskan pollock platters with sides are $11. Call Joe Witomski at 410-409-8173 or 410- 284-9629.
Palm Weaving Class:  A palm weaving class will be held April 11, at 7:30 p.m., at St. Casimir’s Church Kolbe Center O’Donnell St. and Kenwood Ave. Cost is $3 per person. Registration and info: Bernadine Kordaz at 410-675-0415.

Saturday, April 12
Tennis play day: The USTA Maryland District and sponsor Wilson are creating play opportunities for tennis across Baltimore. The event includes opportunities for players from under 8 through late teens. On Saturday, April 12, the event comes to Patterson Park. for more information and registration, go to www.midatlantic.usta.com, put the cursor over “Community Tennis,” and go to “2014 Play Day Circuit.”
Kerplunk!: Open to families and kids of all ages. Tour galleries and design unique art projects linked to the exhibitions. Stop in for a quick visit, or stay for the entire afternoon exploring art materials and let your creativity soar. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. Noon-3 p.m. Free. No registration required. Saturday, April 12. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave.410-276-1651.

Monday, April 14
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.

Tuesday, April 15
Condition U: Condition U is an athletic training program for students in grades 5-8. Coach Hubbard and trainers from the Baltimore Orioles will bring your athletic abilities to the next level through strength and conditioning workouts, nutrition education, and additional team building activities. Program runs from 5-6 p.m. and meets every Tuesday and Thursday.  Email: bhubbard@livingclassrooms.org  to sign up.

Save the Date:
April 19, Casino Job Fair: Councilman Kraft is hosting a job fair for the new Horseshoe Casino on April 19 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Holabird Academy, at 1500 Imla St. Horseshoe Casino Baltimore will be on site to answer questions, assist folks with the online application process, and discuss next steps. There are hundreds of different positions available, from security to transportation, food and beverage, cashiers, management, and office staff.  Anyone interested is invited to attend.  More information can be found at HorsehoeBaltimore.com.
April 26,  GGNA Clean-up:  Join us at the Mayor’s Spring Cleanup on  April 26.  We will meet at the intersection of Macon St. and Foster Ave. at 10 a.m.  Bring gloves, shovels (if you have them), water, and a smile.  Neighbors and friends of all ages and abilities are welcome to join. For more information about GGNA and this event, email ggna.baltimore@gmail.com.
May 10, Butchers Hill Flea Market: Vendors take note. The Flea Market and Craft Fair in Patterson Park, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, is free to attend.  A 15 X 15 vendor’s space is $30. No rain date, no pay at entrance. Go to butchershill.org or email bhfleamarket@yahoo.com. To help out day-of, call Sandy: 410-558-0149.

Community Notebook
Bocce: The Annual Wine Tasting Bocce Tournament in Highlandtown is Sunday, April 27, at Our Lady of Pompeii. The cost for entry into this 4-person-team tournament is $120 per team, which includes a free ticket to the wine festival, which cost $30 each. The tournament starts at 9 a.m. For more information, call Bryan, 410-299-1900.
Free Saturday Sports Club on Utz Twardowicz Field: Featuring lacrosse with Charm City Youth Lacrosse League coaches.  Youth ages 6 to 14 will develop lacrosse skills through instruction and play as well as learn valuable life lessons from inspiring civic leaders. No equipment  or experience necessary. Adult fitness classes and yoga (for the tiny tots) offered at the same time as well. Time: 8:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Field is located at 200 South Linwood Ave. Email: pattersonparkinfo@gmail.com to sign up today!
Patterson Park Club Lacrosse Team Needs You: Girls and boys in grades 6-8  who are interested in playing lacrosse at the club level are invited to join our teams. Girls practice Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:  3:30-4:30 (homework help)   4:30-5:30 (field time). Boys practice Tuesday  and  Wednesday:  4:30-5:00 (homework help)  5-6:30 (field time). We are located at  200 S. Linwood Ave. Email: pattersonparkinof@gmail.com to sign up.
After-school Programming: The Patterson Park Youth Sports & Education Center, at 200 S. Linwood Ave., is enrolling students in grades 6, 7, and 8 for after-school programming, Monday-Friday from 3-6 p.m. Homework assistance provided daily. Info: 410-878-0563 or email pattersonparkinfo@gmail.com to sign up.
Free Program for 2-year-olds: United Evangelical Church, at 3200 Dillon St., is offering a program for 2-year-olds and their parents. Info: Concetta Clark at 410-995-0118.
Volunteer With Audubon: Time to spare? Audubon would love your help making environmental education programs in Patterson Park successful. Please contact Kate Creamer, volunteer coordinator, at 443-623-0717.

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