Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 16
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.
Films on the Broadway Pier: Films On The Pier is a free yearly film series presented at the end of the Thames St. Pier in the heart of historic Fells Point.Each film begins at dusk on Wednesday evenings starting in July through the end of August. July 16, “Fast and Furious 6”
Eastpoint Mall Farmers Market: Purchase fresh food from local farmers, every Wednesday through Oct. 9. The farmers market is 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the parking lot across from McDonald’s.

Thursday, July 17
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 Sept. 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. All Mighty Senators (Rock/Soul) plays July 17.
July 17-27, “Heinie Goochems”:   The Fell’s Point Corner Theater presents an original comedy, written by veteran Baltimore actor Larry Malkus.”Heinie Goochems” is the story of Junior, a 40-year-old man, who, after being laid off from his marketing job, finds himself thrust into the role of stay-at-home dad. Junior’s wife Kelly, the new breadwinner of the family, wants another baby, and their basement tenant, Carlos, seems to be growing something down there. When a handsome concierge veterinarian shows up to perform a procedure on the family cat, things don’t go quite as expected. “Heinie Goochems” is directed by Raine Bode, who has directed numerous productions for a wide range of theater companies. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets to all performances are $15. Info: www.fpct.org.
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, July 18
Summer Social: The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s July Summer Social will take place at West Shore Park on July 18 from 5-9 p.m. With live music performed by Faded Image, cold beverages, food trucks, a Waterfront Kids Zone presented by Wondersitter, and the Walter Sondheim Interactive Fountain, this event offers something for everyone. Socials are free to attend.

Saturday, July 19
Mexican Folktales and Dance for Kids: This class is for kids ages 2-4. Young ones learn storytelling and movement while listening to Latino folktales like “Tio Juan,” the Mexican version of “Old MacDonald.” 11-11:50 a.m. $40 for the entire session, $5 per class. Creative Alliance, Eastern and East avenues. Info: 410-276-1651 or info@creativealliance.org.
Cuentos y Bailes Folclóricos Mexicanos para Niños:   Clases para niños de 2 a 4 años de edades. June 28-Aug. 23. Los pequeños aprenderan historias y movimientos mientras escuchan cuentos, como el de “Tio Juan”, la version Mexicana de “Old MacDonald”, entre otros. 11-11:50 a.m. $40 for the entire session; $5 per class. Creative Alliance, Eastern and East avenues. Info: 410-276-1651 or info@creativealliance.org.
Bus Stop Sculpture Unveiling: Celebrate the installation of three large sculptures that form a new bus shelter next to Creative Alliance. The wood and steel structures spell “BUS” and transform the dull experience of waiting for the bus into an entertaining and leisurely experience in the middle of the lively rhythm of Highlandtown. The sculpture was created by the Spanish collaborative mmmm… as part of TRANSIT – Creative Placemaking with Europe in Baltimore. This is your last chance to meet the artists before they fly back to Spain. Meet outside Creative Alliance (Eastern and East avenues) for the unveiling at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy complimentary wine, beer, and snacks with the artists in the Marquee Lounge after the unveiling.
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 Hwy.
Waterfront Wellness at Westshore Park: Free boxing boot camp at 8 a.m. and Zumba at 9 a.m. The 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 website: waterfrontpartnership.org. Please note, you only need to register one time for the entire series.

Sunday, July 20
Waterfront Wellness at West Shore Park: Yoga at 8 a.m. and Parkour at 9 a.m. The 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 website: waterfrontpartnership.org. Please note, you only need to register one time for the entire series.

Monday, July 21
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.

Tuesday, July 22
Community Meeting Regarding Amazon Development: At the request of the Southeast Neighborhood Development Association, Councilman James Kraft will be hosting a meeting regarding the Amazon development on July 22 at 7 p.m.at the Zion Baptist Church of Christ, located 1717 Broening Highway. This meeting is open to all residents who would like more information on the logistics and timeline of this project. Kraft will be joined by Senator Ferguson, Delegate Hammen and Delegate Clippinger. Info: 410-396-4821.
Free Concert in Patterson Park: All Concerts are held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Pagoda Hill (enter the park at Lombard St. and Patterson Park Ave., near the Marble Fountain). July 22: Nadine Rae & the Allstars.

Save the Date:
July 28, Art Show: Join us from 7- 9:00 p.m. for an art show and artist meet and greet with wine and cheese to be served. We look forward to meeting our Highlandtown neighbors. Two Tone Artistry and Vapors, 3308 Eastern Ave.
Aug. 2, O’Donnell Square Park Cleanup and Community Food Drive: 8 a.m.-noon. Our local Canton restaurants provide refreshments and lunch for park volunteers. This is a Canton Community Association Project.
Aug. 2, Antiques Appraisal Benefit: Dundalk Antiques Appraisal Day, benefiting the St. Helena Community Association, will be held Aug. 2. The event features a panel of accredited appraisers and national experts in the areas of American furniture, folk art and primitives, glassware and porcelain, silver, pewter, jewelry, coins, and clocks, who will examine your item and give you a verbal approximation of its value. St. Helena Community Building, 6509 Colgate Ave. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fee for appraisal. Info: www.sainthelena.com

Community Notebook
Films on the Broadway Pier: Films On The Pier is a free yearly film series presented at the end of the Thames Street Pier in the heart of historic Fells Point. Each film begins at dusk on Wednesday evenings starting in July through the end of August. Bring a chair, bring some friends, and enjoy your summer evenings with us.  July 23: “Lone Survivor”; July 30: “American Hustle”.
City Pools: 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. Pools remain open until September 1 (Labor Day).
Preschool Program: United Evangelical Church’s PACT preschool program (Parents and Teachers Together) has fall 2014 openings for 3-year-olds. This program starts in September and classes are held two days per week. Please contact PACT’s director, Concetta Clark, at 410-995-0118. United is located at 3200 Dillon St.(corner of Dillon Street and East Avenue) in Canton.
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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