Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 20
Films on the Broadway Pier: Films On The Pier is a free film series presented at the end of the Thames Street Pier in Fell’s 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. Aug. 20 “This is the End.”
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.
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, August 21
Can Company Concerts: 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. Info: thecancompany.com. Aug. 21: Brian Farley.
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, August 22
Deadline Extended, Scholarships for BCCC Attendees:  Councilman Kraft’s office is currently accepting scholarship applications for first district residents attending Baltimore City Community College. To apply, please send the following, by Friday, Aug. 22, to james.kraft@baltimorecity.gov: a copy of your transcript; a copy of your resume; a brief (500 words or less) essay describing your academic and professional aspirations. If you have any questions about eligibility or the application process, please contact the office at 410-396-4821.
Little Italy Film Festival: Every Friday through September 5, at the corner High and Stiles streets. Live entertainment at 7 p.m. Movie starts 9 p.m. Free event. Free popcorn sponsored by Colombo Bank. August 22: “Silver Linings Playbook.”

Saturday, August 23
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.
Book Discussion: Read and discuss “Faith Bass Darling’s Last Garage Sale” by Lynda Rutledge. 2 p.m., Aug. 23. Enoch Pratt Free Library, Southeast Anchor Branch, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
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, August 24
Back to School Giveaway: 3711 Eastern Ave., is holding its fourth annual back-to-school celebration. The first 50 children at the event, Sunday, Aug. 24, 1-3 p.m., receive free backpacks filled with school supplies. The afternoon also includes $1 regular haircuts for children pre-K through age 13, and a raffle for a BMX bike, as well as free hotdogs, hamburgers, refreshments, games, music and face painting. Donations will be accepted in school supplies only. Info: Larry, 443-779-9907.
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, August 25
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.

Community Notebook
Build an Art Cart: If you think you have what it takes to build an amazing cart, create fabulous costumes, and show your spirit on the track, put yourself to the test at the 4th Annual All Ages Art Cart Derby, a spectacular show of wit, bravery, and downright silliness. Sept 20, 1-6 p.m. at Conkling and Gough streets in Highlandtown. There are 14 prize categories. Info: visit Art Cart Derby & Art By The Pint on Facebook.
Butchers Hill Flea Market: Vendors interested in reserving a 15-foot-by-15-foot space should visit butchershill.org. Spaces are $30 each, unless used to advertise or represent a commercial enterprise, in which case the fee is $100. There are 150 spaces, first-come, first-served. Visit butchershill.org for more information. Further questions may be directed to bhfleamarket@yahoo.com or 410-675-0148. The Flea Market is Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Audubon is Hiring: The Patterson Park Audubon Center in Baltimore is hiring. Audubon seeks one part-time, fall seasonal educator to lead its elementary school after-school program and another to coordinate its high school Audubon Watershed Experience. Both focus on the Chesapeake Bay. For details on the position or to apply, visit www.audubon.org and scroll down to “current opportunities.”
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 St. and East Ave.) 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, 410-558-BIRD.
Patterson High Reunion: Patterson Park High School 55-year reunion. February and June classes of 1959 reunions will be held Oct. 4, from noon to 5 p.m. at Columbus Gardens, 4301 Klosterman Ave. $35.00 per person. Call Murt Stack at 410-866-8281 for more details. Payment due Sept. 1.

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