Community Calendar

♦ Library Square
Free Film:  Communities for All Ages/Luminous Intervention/Greenpants will show “Our Second Story,” a short film made by, and about, Baltimore neighbors and their neighborhoods. Film starts at dark (8 p.m.). Free movie. Free popcorn and hotdogs. Bring lawn chairs. Everyone is welcome. Info: www.cfaaBaltimore.org.

♦ Patterson Park
BikeJam 13: Cycling festival in Patterson Park, Sunday, May 19, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Includes children’s area, safety and health expo, food, races, rides, and entertainment. Info: http://www.bikejam.org.
Tree Team: Meet in Patterson Park on Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m., near the entrance at Baltimore St. and Linwood Ave. Come and help mulch trees. Info: volunteer@pattersonpark.com.

Wednesday, May 15
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.
Graceland Park Improvement Association: The association will meet May 15 at 7 p.m. at Graceland United Methodist Church, 6714 Youngstown Ave. Info: 410-288-4046.

Thursday, May 16
Free Movie: Presented by Jamie Foxx, “Thunder Soul” follows the extraordinary alumni from Houston’s Kashmere High School Stage Band, who return home after 35 years to play a tribute concert for their 92-year-old band leader who broke the color barrier and transformed the school’s struggling jazz band into a world-class funk powerhouse. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., 410-276-1651.
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 17
Free Film at Library Square: Communities for All Ages/Luminous Intervention/Greenpants will show “Our Second Story,” a short film made by, and about, Baltimore neighbors and their neighborhoods. Film starts at dark (8 p.m.). Free movie. Free popcorn and hotdogs. Bring lawn chairs. Everyone is welcome. Info: www.cfaaBaltimore.org.
PPPCS Reenactment Film of Battle of Baltimore. The Patterson Park Public Charter School fifth grade is making a reenactment film of the Battle of Baltimore in the park from 10 a.m.-noon on May 17. Info: http://pppcsfifthgrade.weebly.com/blog.html.
Boys Basketball 8-12: Mondays and Fridays, 6-8:30 p.m., Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Info: 410-396-9156.

Saturday, May 18
Fell’s Point Farmers’ Market: The market runs from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Broadway Square.
Free Youth Sports Clinics: Saturday mornings, 9-10:30 a.m. at Patterson Park Youth Sports and Education Center, 200 South Linwood Ave., Utz Twardowicz Field. Register online at www.goo.gl/TwDno, or visit the new center and fill out a registration form. Info: 410-878-0563 or pattersonparkinfo@gmail.com.
Free Youth Lacrosse Clinic: Patterson Park Youth and Education Center at Utz Field offers sports clinics. Clinic runs five consecutive Saturdays for boys and girls ages 10-14. Students may join at any time. Register online at www.goo.gl/TwDno, or visit the new center and pick up a registration form. Info: 410-878-0563.
Patterson Park Tree Team: Meet in the park on May 18 near the entrance at Baltimore St. and Linwood Ave., 9 -11 a.m. Come and help mulch trees. Info: volunteer@pattersonpark.com.
Butcher’s Hill Dumpster Day: On May 18, a dumpster will be placed on the unit block of N. Collington Ave. for Butchers Hill residents. Info: www.butchershill.org.

Sunday, May 19
Feekly Farmers’ Market: May 19, 7 a.m.-noon, underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga streets.
Bike Jam: Cycling festival in Patterson Park, 8 a.m –5 p.m., May 19, includes children’s area, safety and health expo, food, races, rides, and entertainment. Info: http://www.bikejam.org.
Bonanza Bingo: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Foster Ave. and Conkling St. May 19 in the church hall. Bingo begins at noon. Tickets are $20 per person and include dinner and a package deal. Reserve tickets by contacting the rectory at 410-342-4336, or Carol at 410-522-2825.
Baltimore Museum Week: Baltimore Museum Week takes place May 19-24. More than 30 attractions throughout Baltimore participate. The weeklong celebration promotes the area’s museums and cultural institutions in conjunction with the American Alliance of Museums’ annual conference in Baltimore.  Info: www.baltimore.org/museumweek.

Monday, May 20
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.
Highlandtown Community Association Meeting: Monday, May 20, 7 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, 3407 Gough St.
Patterson Place COP Walk: Neighbors meet at the intersection of Patterson Park Ave. and Baltimore St. at 7 p.m. Info: Summer Foust sfoust@scandh.com.

Save the Date:
May 23, Patterson Park Wine Tasting: 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: www.pattersonpark.com.
May 23, Women’s Bus Trip: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 1803 Dundalk Ave., is sponsoring a bus trip to Kitchen Kettle Village, Good & Plenty Restaurant, and the American Music Theater to see “Broadway: Now and Forever.” Bus leaves the church at 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, and returns at 7 p.m. Cost is $78, all-inclusive. Info: Call Erma Freburger, 410-284-0783.
May 25, Day of Hope: The Southeastern Police District is holding a community event at Patterson Park, Linwood and Eastern avenues, on Saturday, May 25, 11 a.m.-3 pm. Free food and refreshments, dollar raffles, snowballs and popcorn. All-ages activities. There will also be a softball game: Baltimore police officers versus citizens.
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.
June 1, Free DIY Plumbing Class: Lombard Hardware, at 1747 E. Lombard St., offers at free DIY basic plumbing course at 9:30 a.m. on June 1. Info: 410-276-1294.
June 1, Photography Fundraiser at Laughing Pint: Cheryl Atkins’s photography will be on sale for the month of June at the Laughing Pint, 3531 Gough St., and she is donating the proceeds to Patterson Park Public Charter School. The show’s opening will be held June 1, from 6-9 p.m. Info: http://www.laughingpint.com/.
June 17, Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival: Multicultural, family-friendly folklife festival, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Creative Alliance. 3134 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-276-1651.

Community Notebook
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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