Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 4
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, June 5
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.
Can Company Concerts: The Can Company expands its free Thursday night outdoor concert series in 2014, with double the number of live performances. Bring your chairs and celebrate the summer while enjoying live music, festival food, happy hour specials, and family activities. Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., through September 11, with the exception of the first Thursday of every month, when WTMD First Thursdays shows are held at Canton Waterfront Park. The Can Company participants include: Langermann’s, Chesapeake Wine Company, Cold Stone Creamery, Outback Steakhouse, Soyombo Grille, Pasticcio’s, Vircity, and more. Info: thecancompany.com or visit the Can Company’s Facebook page. Junkyard Saints (Zydeco) play June 5.
June 5-8, Greek Folk Festival: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 520 S. Ponca St. The largest Hellenic festival in the metro-Baltimore region. Info: 410-633-5020 or www.greekfolkfestival.org.

Friday, June 6
Free Movie:  John Waters’ “Hairspray” and music by Christylez Bacon  on the East Ave. lot, outside, across from The Patterson. Grilled Burgers and brats from the Marquee Lounge will be available for purchase (cash only). Bring your lawn chair and cooler. Meet your friendly neighbors. Watch ”Hairspray,” a great film shot in Highlandtown in 1987. Christylez opens with whimsical raps for all. Free, at the Creative Alliance.

Saturday, June 7
Feast of St. Anthony: 12- 8 p.m., hosted by St. Leo’s Church. Entertainment, bocce, food, wine, children’s area. Stiles and Exeter streets in Little Italy. Info: 410-675-7275.
Free Saturday Sports Club on Utz Twardowicz Field: June 7, 21, and 28. Ages 5 to 14 are invited to play quick ball,  a fun, fast-paced game combining baseball and softball skills where teamwork is key. No equipment   or experience necessary. 9 -10:30 a.m. Adult fitness class and yoga for children are offered concurrently at no cost. Located at the Patterson Park Youth Sports & Education Center, 200 S. Linwood Ave. Call 410-878-0563 with questions. Register  at no cost on Saturday mornings.
BMI Farmers’ Market:  The Museum of Industry’s farmers’ market. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., on the grounds of the museum, 1415 Key Highway.
Waterfront Wellness at Westshore Park:  Free boxing boot camp at 8:00 a.m. and Zumba at 9:00 a.m. Waterfront Partnership is committed to health and wellness and is excited to offer this free series to residents, employees, and visitors of Baltimore. All participants must be 18 years of age or older to participate. To register, visit the Waterfront Partnership web site:  waterfrontpartnership.org. Please note, you only need to register one time for the entire series.
Flea Mart:  Nazareth Lutheran Church, at Highland Ave. and Bank St., will hold a flea mart with food on Saturday, June 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Flea Market: St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church is hosting its annual outdoor flea market at the corner of Lakewood Ave. and Baltimore St. on June 7, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Rain date June 14. $10 per space outside (bring your own table). Proceeds support one-year-old Giovanna who has been hospitalized from birth. Questions? Call or email Curtisha Charles 443- 226- 5029 or carbble@hotmail.com.

Sunday, June 8
Feast of St. Anthony: 12-8 p.m., hosted by St. Leo’s Church. Entertainment, bocce, food, wine, children’s area. Stiles and Exeter streets in Little Italy. Info: 410-675-7275.
Waterfront Wellness at West Shore Park:  Yoga at 8:00 a.m.and Parkour at 9 a.m. Waterfront Partnership is committed to health and wellness and is excited to offer this free series to residents, employees, and visitors of Baltimore. All participants must be 18 years of age or older to participate. To register, visit the Waterfront Partnership web site:  waterfrontpartnership.org.   Please note, you only need to register one time for the entire series.
Concert in Patterson Park: All Concerts are free and are held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Pagoda Hill (enter the park at Lombard and Patterson Park Ave., near the Marble Fountain). Water for Chocolate will have food for sale; Joe’s Bike Shop will offer free bike check-overs at every other concert. June 8: Caleb Stine & the Brakemen play.

Monday, June 9
CCA Economic Development Committee Meeting: The monthly meeting of the Canton Community Association’s Economic Development Committee will be held June 9 at 6:30 p.m. The agenda for this meeting consists of the following: 3242 Foster Avenue.   The owners of The Chasseur, a new restaurant on the northwest corner of Foster and Highland avenues, have now acquired ownership of Hummer’s Bar and Grill on the northwest corner of S. Clinton St. and Foster Ave.  They will be presenting their plans and describing their concept for this new business at this location, which will be re-named “The Pig & Rooster Smokehouse.” Additionally, AB Associates will be presenting plans for the construction of three townhouse units at the rear of the property at 511 S. Clinton St. The meeting room is on the second floor of the Broom Factory (3500 Boston St.). There is a keypad next to the entry in the middle of the building facing the parking lot on Boston St. Press to CCA, then enter 2-3-5, which will ring us. We will then buzz you in. You proceed into the building and will find steps on your right. Take steps to the second floor  and follow around to your left and down the hall to the meeting room on your left.
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: call   410-396-1580.

Save the Date:
June 21, Banner Neighborhoods is holding its 2nd Annual “Old School Crab Feast” to raise capital funds to renovate the new Banner Neighborhoods Community Center. Join Banner from 1-4 p.m. in their yard at 2900 E. Fayette St. for all you can eat crabs, corn, hushpuppies, watermelon, and beer.The festivities will also include games, raffles, music, and more. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. For tickets, call (410) 585-8810 or email  info@bannerneighborhoods.org.

Community Notebook
City Pools:  Weekend hours for city pools are Saturdays 12-7 p.m. and Sundays 1-6 p.m., per Rec and Park’s web site. Starting the weekend of June 21, all pools will open weekdays and remain open until September 1 (Labor Day). Park Pool hours: Monday–Friday 12:30-7 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays 12:30- 7 p.m. Pool admission fees for the 2014 swim season are $2 for park pools. Rec and Parks also offers Summer Season Passes for park pools for $30.
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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