Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 10
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.
Films on the Pier: Showing new releases at dusk at the end of Broadway on Wednesdays in July and August, starting at 8:45 p.m. Bring your own chair. July 10’s feature is “Looper.”

Thursday, July 11
Highlandtown Farmers’ Market: The market has moved inside the parking lot of the Abbott Memorial Church at Bank St. and Highland Ave. Thursday, July 4, 4-8 p.m., and all Thursdays through Oct. 31.
Can Company Music Series: Free live music, every Thursday, 6-9 p.m., July 11-Aug. 29, at the Can Company, 2400 Boston St. This week: The Brian Farley Band www.brianfarleyband.com. Info: www.thecancompany.com.
Redline Meeting at Du Burns: The Red Line Citizens’ Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, July 11, at 7 p.m. at the Coppermine Fieldhouse Du Burns Arena, at 1301 S. Ellwood Ave. The meeting will take place in the Harbor Side Hall.
Quarter Auction: Tickets are $5 and include three paddles (extra paddles available for $2). Proceeds benefit Wise Ave. Fire Hall in Dundalk. Food and drink will be available for purchase. 214 Wise Ave., Dundalk. To reserve seats call Jerry at 443-841-9692.
Thursday Night Knit and Stitch: Bring your latest knitting, crocheting, or needlecraft project. All levels of experience are welcome. Ages 13 and up. North Point Branch of the Baltimore County Library. July 11, 6:30 p.m. 1716 Merritt Blvd. 410-887-7255.

Friday, July 12
Boys’ Basketball 8-12: Mondays and Fridays, 6-8:30 p.m., at the Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Info:410-396-9156.
July 5-July 21, Baltimore Playwrights’ Festival: “The Rainbow Plays,” by Rich Espey. Fell’s Point Corner Theater, 251 S. Ann St. Info: www.fpct.org.
Little Italy Open Air Film Festival: Held at the corner of High and Stiles streets. Movie begins at 9 p.m. on July 12. Info: http://www.littleitalymd.com/Cinema_al_Fresco.htm.
Audubon Bird Watching: Meet at the fountain at 8 a.m. for an urban bird watching walk on July 12. All ages. To borrow binoculars, email ppaudubon@gmail.com or call 410-558-2473.

Saturday, July 13
Fell’s Point Farmers’ Market: The market is held on Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., on Broadway Square. Music, food, farms, and fun.
Free Youth Sports Clinics: Saturday mornings, for boys and girls ages 7-12, from 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. Clinics are ongoing and registration is open. The July 13 and 20 clinic sessions will feature baseball and soccer. Info: 410-878-0563.
Bikeadelic: Bike competition, party, and parade at The Creative Alliance, July 13, 5-8 p.m. 3134 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-276-1651
Kerplunk! The Creative Alliance’s free family art drop-in is back, Saturdays, July 13-Aug. 10, noon-3 p.m. Kids accompanied by adults are invited to stop in for a quick visit or stay the entire afternoon to make a collage, drawing or sculpture. No registration required. 3134 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-276-1651.
Crab Feast to Benefit Southeast CDC: All you can eat crabs, beer, and buffet. July 13, 6-10 p.m. Tickets: 410-342-3234.
Wolfe Street Academy Volunteer Day: Saturday, July 13, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come help paint. Breakfast and lunch provided. The school is located at the corner of Gough and Wolfe streets. Contact Suzanne Bailey suebeebailey@yahoo.com.
Mulching Event: Friends of O’Donnell Square Park (sponsored by the CCA) will be having a mulching event for the park trees on July 13, at 1021 S. Linwood Ave., from 8 a.m.-noon. Bring shovels. Rain date is July 27.
Farmstand at FutureCare: Farmstand Saturdays are held at FutureCare at 1300 S. Ellwood Ave. from 9 a.m.–noon.

Sunday, July 14
Free Concert in Patterson Park: Ellen Cherry, the co-founder of MOBTOWNmoon, has recorded and released original music continuously for over 15 years. See her, free and live, July 14, Pagoda Hill, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Inner Harbor Kayak and Canoe Adventure: A new kayak and canoe program is open to the public on select days this summer to get people out on the water to explore Baltimore’s historic Inner Harbor. July 14, 9 a.m.– noon.  Meet at the Living Classrooms Campus, 802 S. Caroline St. Only 20 slots are available. The cost is $15. To RSVP, email Molly.Gallant@BaltimoreCity.gov or call 443-984-4058.

Monday, July 15
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.
Drop-in Crafternoons at Threadquarters: Drop-in fiber skills and crafts from 1-2:30 p.m. on July 15 for summertime fun. The cost is $8 per child, age six and over, or under six with a parent. 518 S. Conkling St. Free parking in rear. Info: (443) 759-9627.

Tuesday, July 16
Farmstand at FutureCare: Farmstand Tuesdays are held at FutureCare at 1300 S. Ellwood Ave. on Tuesdays from 2:30-6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17
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.

Save the Date:
July 20, Family Music Jam and Movies In the Park: As the sun sets, the tot lot at 6010 Pratt St. (Joseph Lee Park Tot Lot) will be transformed into an outdoor movie spot. Bring chairs, blankets and refreshments. Light refreshments will also be served. The July 20 feature is “Wreck It Ralph.” Presented by the Bayview Community Association and Lurenda Featherstone and SOUNDBOXX.

Community Notebook
Free Summer Camps: Two weeklong camps will be held at the Patterson Park Youth Sports & Education Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Space is limited. Participants may sign up for a maximum of two weeks. At Camp Inspiration, a group of young activists will be led using games, dynamic activities, and discussions, to raise awareness and strategize action. The camp runs July 22-26. At Camp Creation, students will engage in activities to ignite their creative spirits. The camp runs July 29-Aug 3. Download an application at http://tinyurl.com/nfjhlf2 and email the application to pattersonparkinfo@gmail.com or drop it off at the center, located at 200 S. Linwood Ave. Info: 410-878-0563.
Volunteer Inspiration Leaders Needed: Interested in sharing your love of a hobby or subject expertise with Patterson Park Public Charter School middle school students? PPPCS is in search of elective partners for the fall 2013 semester. Electives are small mixed-grade (6th-8th), semester-long 45-minute classes offered on Monday afternoons focused on subject matter outside of the regular curriculum. Elective courses run weekly for the duration of the fall semester beginning Monday, September 9, 2013 and ending Monday, January 13, 2014. Some examples of electives offered in the past by volunteer partners are Journalism, Photography, Community Murals, Crafting 101, Cooking, and Archery.Info: PPPCS assistant principal Emily Augustine at eaugustine@pppcs.org.
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.
Fort McHenry Boat Tours: Tours on the hour every weekend through September 15. Tickets and departures dockside at Fort McHenry, 2400 E. Fort Ave. Cost: Adults $10, children $5 (ages 3-10). No advance reservations. Info:www.friendsoffortmchenry.org, 410-962-4290 X850.
Free Program for Two-year-olds: United Evangelical Church, at 3200 Dillon St., is offering a program for two-year olds and parents together. Info: Concetta Clark at 410-995-0118.
Volunteer With Audubon: Time to spare? Audubon would love your help making environmental education programs successful. Please contact Kate Creamer, volunteer coordinator, at 443-623-0717.

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