Community Calendar

♦ Patterson Park
Flea Market:  The annual Flea Market and Craft Fair will be held Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the northwest corner of Patterson Park, near the Pagoda. Food and drink will be available. Info: www.butchershill.org.

Pagoda Clean-Up: The Friends of Patterson Park are looking for volunteers to give the Pagoda a spring cleaning on Sunday, May 12, 10 a.m.-noon. Info: 410-276-3676 or volunteer@pattersonpark.com.

♦ Fell’s Point
42nd Annual Historic Harbor House Tour: Tour about a dozen historic homes in Fell’s Point. Sunday, May 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance; $25 on the day of the event. They may be purchased at the Fell’s Point Visitor Center, 410-675-6750 x16, or at preservationsociety.com.

Wednesday, May  8

Maryland Film Festival: The festival is an annual five-day event that screens approximately 50 feature films and 75 short films of all varietys. The festival will be held from Wednesday, May 8, through Sunday, May 12, at the Charles Theatreb(1711 N. Charles St.), MICA Brown Center (1301 West Mt. Royal Ave.), and the Wind-Up Space, 12 W. North Ave. Info: www.md-filmfest.com.

Beer Discussion and Tasting: Wednesday, May 8, 7-9 p.m., at the Village Learning Place Community Garden, 2521 St. Paul St. Eli Breitburg-Smith, brewer at the Peabody Heights Brewery will provide an overview and lead a tasting. Info: 410-235-2210.

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.

Thursday, May 9

Hampstead Hill Association Meeting: The Hampstead Hill (Eastern to Fait Ave. and Ellwood to Lakewood Ave.) Association will meet on Thursday, May 9, 6 p.m., at Hampstead Hill Academy, 500 S. Linwood Ave. on the third floor. Invited guests are Creative Alliance, Audubon Society, Zip Cars, Office of City Council President, and others. Info: Jean at 410-370-2644.

Ninth Annual Hampstead Hill Nights: Free outdoor concerts at Hampstead Hill Academy, located at 500 S. Linwood Ave.Gates open at 5:30 p.m. rain or shine. Concert begins at 6 p.m.,Thursday, May 9, features Sons of Pirates, a Jimmy Buffet Specialty Band. Donations are welcome.  No alcoholic beverages or pets of any kind are permitted due to Baltimore City Police policy.  Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Hot dogs, pizza, soda, snacks, and novelty items will be for sale. Info:410-396-9146.

Buena Casa, Buena Brasa: The popular Mother Goose Baby Steps program in Spanish. Canciones, rimas, cuentos, y juegos, para los ninos (0-3 anos) y los padres o cuidadores. Thursday, 11 a.m. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

Friday, May 10

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

Bird Watching Walk: Audubon experts from the Chesapeake Audubon Society will lead bird watchers in search of migrants and other feathered friends, Friday, May 10, 8 – 9:30 a.m. If you would like to borrow binoculars, drop Audubon an email. Meet at the fountain. Info: Patterson Park Audubon Center 410.558.2473 or ppaudubon@gmail.com.

Art Reception: FLUTTER and Our Journey: Survivor Empowerment Project. Join Pinebox Art Center, 101 S. Haven St., on May 10 for a reception of recent works and custom installations by School 33 resident artist, Jowita Wyszomirska, in Pinebox’s main gallery from 7-9 p.m. Its classroom space will have a special installation of a collaborative project created by refugee survivors of torture. Info: pineboxartcenter@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 11

Fell’s Point Farmers’ Market: The market runs from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m on Broadway Square.

Dundalk Art Show and Sale: Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Veteran’s Park in the Dundalk Shopping Center, 4 Center Pl., across from the post office. Info: 410-284-2331.

Mommy and Me Tea and Dollmaking: An all ages event, 3-5:30 p.m. Make a doll with your mom or mommy figure and enjoy tea and pastries. A pair of tickets costs $25. Baltimore Threadquarters. 518 S Conkling St. 443-759-9627.

Spring Sidewalk Sale-a-Thon: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. United Evangelical Church, 3200 Dillon St. Clean out your garage, basement, and attic. Table fee is $10 before May 3, $15 after May 3. To reserve a table, call Rose Chaney at 410-282-1342 or email Cissy Funk (jakco22@hotmail.com), Barb Matthew (barbmatthew@verizon.net) or Pam Sartori (satch86@verizon.net).

Free Youth Lacrosse Clinic: Patterson Park Youth and Education Center at Utz Field will offer clinics starting May 11. Clinic runs five consecutive Saturdays for boys and girls ages 10-14. Register online at www.goo.gl/TwDno or visit the new center and pick up a registration form. Info: 410-878-0563.

Butchers Hill Flea Market: The annual Flea Market and Craft Fair will be held Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the northwest corner of Patterson Park, near the Pagoda. Food and drink will be available. Info: www.butchershill.org

Sunday, May 12

Weekly Farmers’ Market: Sunday, May 12, 7 a.m.-noon, underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga streets.

42nd Annual Historic Harbor House Tour:  Tour about a dozen historic homes in Fell’s Point. Sunday, May 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance; $25 on the day of the event. They may be purchased at the Fell’s Point Visitor Center, 410-675-6750 x16, or at preservationsociety.com.

St. Leo’s Procession: The Sodality of Our Lady  at St. Leo’s (227 S. Exeter St.) will have a procession with the statue of Our Lady through the streets of  Little Italy following the 9:30 a.m. Mass on May 12. Refreshments will be served in the church hall. Info: (410) 675-7275.

Little Italy Bake Sale: The Little Italy Property Owners Association is hosting as Mother’s Day Bake Sale Sat/Sun, May 11-12 in the church hall after all weekend St. Leo’s (227 S. Exeter St.) Masses.

Pagoda Clean-up: The Friends of Patterson Park are looking for volunteers to give the Pagoda a spring cleaning on Sunday, May 12, 10 a.m.-noon. Info: 410-276-3676 or volunteer@pattersonpark.com.

Monday, May 13

Zumba: Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Seven 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.

Living Rosary: Our Lady of Fatima Parish will hold a Lighted Living Rosary and potluck dinner on Monday, May 13, beginning at 7 p.m. Bring a covered food item to share; council will provide paper goods and dinner ware. The event will be held at the parish’s Brother Desales Church Hall, 6420 Pratt St. Info: Jim Bocklage, 410-285-8126.

Save the Date:

May 23, Park Wine Tasting: Thursday, May 23, 6-9 p.m. at the marble fountain. Wine and food pairings from Chesapeake Wine Company, V-NO, Bistro Rx, DiPasquale’s, Todd Connor’s, and more. Tickets before April 30, $45. After April 30, $50. Info: pattersonpark.com.

June 1, Blockenstein Yard Sale: Sponsored by the Highlandtown Community Association, the yard sale will be held on the 3100 and 3200 blocks of Bank St. between S. East Ave. and S. Ellwood Ave. Info/seller registration: blockensteinyardsale@gmail.com.

Community Notebook

Blockenstein Seeks Sellers: Blockenstein, a monster community yard sale sponsored by the Highlandtown Community Association, scheduled for June 1 at 3100 and 3200 blocks of Bank St. between S. East Ave. and S. Ellwood Ave., is seeking vendors. To register as a seller, email blockensteinyardsale@gmail.com.

Pinebox Open Call: Submit designs for an art cart, (sponsored by Pinebox Art Center), which will then be raced in the Art Cart Derby in September. A stipend will be awarded. Visit www.pineboxartcenter.com/opportunities for details.

Volunteer With Audubon: Time to spare? Audubon would love your help making environmental education programs successful. Please email Kate Creamer, volunteer coordinator, at kate.creamer@hotmail.com or call 443-623-0717.

Collages By Lauren Case: “Fashion Victims” collages will be shown at Gallery 1448, at 1448 E. Baltimore St., through May 31. Info: 410-327-1554.

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