Community Calendar

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Wednesday, March 6
Mother Goose Baby Steps: Wednesdays,11:30 a.m. Interactive nursery rhyming with music and movement. Patterson Park Branch, Pratt Library, 158 N. Linwood Ave. Info: 410-396-0983.

Bilingual Community Yoga: Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. at the Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Info: 410-396-9156.

Preschool Leaps: Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

Highlandtown Arts Meeting: March 6, 7 – 8 p.m. at The Laughing Pint, 3531 Gough St.

Thursday, March 7
VA Benefits Seminar: The Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System is hosting a VA Health Care Enrollment, Eligibility, and Veterans Benefits Seminar at the Baltimore VA Medical Center on Thursday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to noon. The program is free of charge and is designed to provide an overview of VA programs and services for community health care providers, social workers and counselors.Registration for the seminar will begin at 8:30 a.m. on the second floor of the Baltimore VA Medical Center, which is located at 10 North Greene St. For more information about the VA Health Care Enrollment, Eligibility and Veterans Benefits Seminar, please contact the VA Maryland Health Care System’s Community Outreach office at 1-800-949-1003, extension 6071.
ce Thursdays: Explore science with a different project or experiment every Thursday at 4 p.m. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

Seventh Hearing for TransForm Baltimore: This hearing will be held on March 7 at 5 p.m. at the War Memorial Building, located at 101 North Gay St. Please use the Lexington Street entrance. At this hearing the Commission will begin to review and discuss concerns, suggestions, and amendments identified thus far. The hearing will open with a staff presentation of public testimony received to-date and suggested amendments for Planning Commission consideration. Afterwards the Commission will take public testimony.Testimony at this hearing should address the suggested amendments. The meeting will begin with testimony on map changes and then move to text changes.

Friday, March 8
Fish Fry: Every Friday through Good Friday. Food is served from 12 – 6 p.m., Dundalk Knights of Columbus Hall, 2111 Eilers Ave.  Alaskan Pollock, fries, slaw, roll, dessert, and beverages. $11 eat in, $12 carryout. Info: 410-409-8173 or 410-285-6660.

Job Fair: The Community College of Baltimore County, the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce, and the Baltimore County Government Office of Workforce Development are co-sponsoring Job Fair 2013 to be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.,  March 8, in the “K” Building Library Lobby at CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Rd. Job Fair 2013 is free and open to the public. No reservations needed.

Boys Basketball 8-12: Mondays and Fridays, 6-8:30 p.m., Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Info: 410-396-9156.

Saturday, March 9
Bingo: The Polish Home Club is holding Bingo on Saturday, February 9, at 512 S. Broadway. Lunch is at 2 p.m., followed by Bingo at 3 p.m. Cakes and prizes. Cost is $10, includes lunch. Info: Theresa, 410-276-0527.

Family Skating: Saturdays 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Mimi DiPietro Ice Rink, 200 S. Linwood Ave., Patterson Park. Also Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 410-396-9392.

Kerplunk! Family Art: A free drop in for families and kids of all ages. Visit the Creative Alliance for a tour and family art-making fun. Make a collage, drawing, or sculpture. Stop for a quick visit or stay for the whole afternoon. Youth should be accompanied by an adult; no reservations required. Saturdays through March 23, noon-3 p.m., Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. Info: rachel@creativealliance.org, 410-276-1651.

Mandolin Concert: The Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra, under the direction of Kristin Turner and featuring soprano Beatrice Gilbert, will perform in concert at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. on March 9 at 8 p.m. Info: 410-276-1651

Sunday, March 10
Spaghetti Dinner: All you can eat, sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Dundalk Memorial Post #6694. Dinner includes spaghetti with Italian sausage, salad, dessert, hot or iced tea, and coffee. Chinese auction, games, children’s activities. $7 in advance, $8 at the door, $5 children 10 and under. Proceeds benefit VA hospitals and the National Home for Children of Veterans. Sunday, March 10, 2-6 p.m., 6712 Pine Ave., Dundalk. Info and tickets: Diane, 410-409-4242. Please leave a message with your name and number.

Monday March 11
Knitting Group: Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Open to all ages, levels, and language backgrounds. Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Free.

Zumba: Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Virginia S. Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Five dollars per class; all levels and drop-ins welcome. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Info:410-276-3676.

Boys Basketball 8-12: Mondays and Fridays, 6-8:30 p.m., Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Info: 410-396-9156.

Wednesday, March 13
Mother Goose Baby Steps: Wednesdays,11:30 a.m. Interactive nursery rhyming with music and movement. Patterson Park Branch, Pratt Library, 158 N. Linwood Ave. Info: 410-396-0983.

Patterson Place Community Association Meeting: Patterson Place Community Association meets March 11, 7– 8:30 p.m. at the Morning Edition Café, 153 N. Patterson Park Ave.

Patterson Park Neighborhood Association Meeting: March 11, 7 – 8 p.m. at St. Elizabeth’s Church Hall (basement, side entrance), Baltimore at Lakewood Ave.

Lacrosse Tryouts: The Baltimore Hawks will hold tryouts for its 2014 and 2015 summer club teams on March 10 from  9 – 11 a.m. at Mustang Stadium on the Owings Mills campus of Stevenson University. Tryout fee is a non-refundable $40.00. Info:Tim Puls at 443-352-4298

Tuesday, March 12
Bayview Community Association Meeting: March 12, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Pratt and Kane Sts.

Yoga: United Evangelical Church, 3200 Dillon St., has a weekly “Easing Into Yoga” class from 5-6 p.m. every Tuesday. Enter through the red door on East Ave. Donations accepted in exchange for attendance. The next class, “Yoga Basics,” is held from 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m. and is $12/session. Info: Linda Howard, instructor, 410-947-8796 or easingintoyoga.com, linda@easinginto yoga.com.

Neighbors for Brewers Hill Meeting: Neighbors for Brewer’s Hill Association meets March 12 from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at St. Gerard’s Club, 3500 Foster Ave.

Wednesday, March 13
Wednesday Walking Group: Sick of winter keeping you inside? Join us for a walk around Patterson Park. Wednesdays, 11:15 a.m. Meet at the corner of Ellwood and Eastern Ave. Info: katie@pattersonpark.com.

Bilingual Community Yoga: Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. at the Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Info: 410-396-9156.

Preschool Leaps: Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

Save the Date:
Kindergarten Prep: Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School, 8003 N. Boundary Rd., offers a kindergarten prep program to help your child learn the skills for kindergarten readiness. Full and half-day classes available for 3- and 4-year-olds. If you are interested in placing your child’s name on the pre-registration list and viewing the program, please contact Stephanie Vogan at 410-388-1924 or svogan@olhsl.com.

Fells Prospect Community Meeting: The next community association meeting is scheduled for March 13 at 7:30 p.m. at 420 S. Chester St.

Save the Date:
March 18, Final Hearing on Non-conforming Liquor Stores: March 18, 5 p.m., War Memorial Building, 101 N. Gay St. This hearing will continue the discussion begun on March 7. The Planning Commission plans to address any proposed amendments relating to alcohol outlet density reduction (Section 18-701, 14-336, & 1-314 of CCB 12-0152) at this March 18  working session.

Community Notebook:
Crabcakes and Codfish for Lent: The St. Casimir School Home & School Association annual sale of homemade Lenten foods has begun and continues through Wednesday, March 27. Codfish cakes are $2.25 each un-fried and $2.50 each fried; crab cakes are $6.75 each un-fried and $7 each fried. Potato and macaroni salads and cole slaw are available at $3.00 per pound. Place your order for Lenten foods by Wednesdays at 3 p.m. All orders are picked up between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kolbe Center, directly behind St. Casimir Church on O’Donnell St. Orders will continue every Wednesday until March 20, with pickup on Fridays. The final sale is Wednesday, March 27, with orders taken through Friday, March 20. Please call Laureen Brunelli, 410-342-4975 until 5 p.m., or Carol Kramer, 443-414-6784 from 5 -8 p.m.  Questions and orders may also be directed to the school at 410-342-2681.

City Seeking Artists for Bromo Seltzer Tower: The city of Baltimore, the Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District, and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, in collaboration with the Baltimore City Department of Transportation, are seeking an artist or artist team for the Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District Crosswalk Project. The selected artist(s) would assist with the replacement of old crosswalks within the new Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District with a distinctive artist-design that would be compliant with traffic and safety regulations. The project goal is to improve the pedestrian experience, give better definition to the district, and add an additional public art experience in the city’s third arts and entertainment district. Artists 18 years of age and older and who work within 250 miles of Baltimore City can apply. The application deadline is Monday, April 1, 2013. An application can be downloaded online at www.promotionandarts.org; click the “City Arts” tab.

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