Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 31
Drop-in Crafternoons at Threadquarters: Drop-in fiber skills and crafts from 1-2:30 p.m. on July 31 for summertime fun. The cost is $8 per child, age 6 and over, or under 6 with a parent. 518 S. Conkling St. Free parking in rear. Info: 443-759-9627.
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 in Fell’s Point on Wednesdays in July and August, starting at 8:45 p.m. Bring your own chair.

Thursday, August 1
O’Donnell Neighbors Walk: The O’Donnell Neighbors walk, to discuss various crime, safety, and quality-of life-concerns, will be held Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. Meet in Canton Square Park (at Linwood and Elliott–not O’Donnell Square) at 7 p.m. for discussion of some of the issues and introductions. The walk will begin around 7:30 p.m. Info: dustinbritter@yahoo.com.
Highlandtown Farmers’ Market: The market has moved inside the grass 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 through Aug. 29, at the Can Company, 2400 Boston St. This week: Dale Coleman Trio Info: www.thecancompany.com.

Friday, August 2
Opening at Pinebox—“Moving Money for Better”:  New works by artist Chad Erpelding specifically designed for Pinebox Art Center and Baltimore. The exhibit, which looks at Western Union’s presence in Baltimore as well as internationally, opens August 2, from 7-9 p.m. Pinebox is located at 101 N. Haven St.
Little Italy Open Air Film Festival: Held at the corner of High and Stiles streets. “Casino Royale” begins at 9 p.m. Food from Little Italy restaurants will be for sale. Info: www.littleitalymd.com/Cinema_al_Fresco.htm.

Saturday, August 3
Patterson Park Habitat Garden Volunteers: Meet at the Pollinator Garden. 9-10:30 a.m. in Patterson Park. Info: ppaudubon@gmail.com.
Water Ballet is Back: Fluid Movement returns with its 12th-annual water ballet. Join the ranks of Baltimore’s sparkly-and-ironic synchronized swimmers for the Melville-inspired “Moby Dick, or The Water Ballet.” Performances are held at the Patterson Park Pool at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10–$5 for city pool pass holders–and are available at brownpapertickets.com and at the door. Info: www.fluidmovement.org
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.
Art Cart Workshops: Construct an art cart for the All Ages Art Cart Derby on September 21. Four workshops will be held: Aug. 3, 17, 24, and Sept. 7. Bring your design and Communities for All Ages will provide the lumber with a $25 Loading Dock credit for additional materials.  This is a Communities for All Ages program of the Creative Alliance, the Southeast CDC, and Banner Neighborhoods, funded by Baltimore Community Foundation. The workshop location is The Loading Dock, at 2 N. Kresson St. (410) 558-3625. RSVP to Katiegarber@loadingdock.org.
Free Youth Soccer Club: For ages 6-14, the club runs four consecutive Saturday mornings from 9-10:30 a.m., July 27- Aug. 17,  at Patterson Park Youth Sports & Education Center. All levels are welcome. Registration is ongoing. Stop by the center located at 200 S. Linwood Ave. to fill out a registration form or call 410-878-0563, or email at pattersonparkinfo@gmail.com for more information.
Free Youth Flag Football Club: For ages 6-14, the club runs four consecutive Saturday mornings from 9-10:30 a.m., July 27- Aug. 17,  at Patterson Park Youth Sports & Education Center. All levels are welcome. Registration is ongoing. Stop by the center located at 200 S. Linwood Ave. to fill out a registration form or call 410-878-0563, or email at pattersonparkinfo@gmail.com for more information.
Kerplunk! The Creative Alliance’s free family art drop-in is back, Saturdays through 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 is required. 3134 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-276-1651.
Farmstand at FutureCare: Farmstand Saturdays are held at FutureCare at 1300 S. Ellwood Ave. from 9 a.m.–noon.

Sunday, August 4
Water Ballet is Back: Fluid Movement returns with its 12th-annual water ballet. Join the ranks of Baltimore’s sparkly-and-ironic synchronized swimmers for the Melville-inspired “Moby Dick, or The Water Ballet.” Performances are held at the Patterson Park Pool, at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10–$5 for city pool pass holders–and are available at brownpapertickets.com and at the door. Info: www.fluidmovement.org

Monday, August 5
Police and Community: The Southeast District Police Community Relations Council meets on Monday, Aug. 5, 7 p.m., at the Southeastern District station, 5710 Eastern Ave. Though there is not normally an August meeting, recent crime in the Southeast has necessitated this one. Info: snipperann1@hotmail.com; 443-416-8828.
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 Aug. 5 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, August 6
National Night Out in Upper Fells: The Upper Fells Point Improvement Association is hosting the 2013 National Night Out from 6-9 p.m.  Events will include a Kids Korner from 6-7p.m. at Wolfe Street Academy playground with games, prizes, and face painting (245 S. Wolfe St,); a Citizens on Patrol walk (7-8 p.m. beginning at the community garden:1825 E. Pratt St.); a self defense demonstration; and raffle at Benders (8-9 p.m. at 301 S. Ann St.
Ice Cream: Hampstead Hill Association will host an Ice Cream Social for National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6.  Meet in front of 516 S. Potomac Street from 7-9 p.m. for a refreshing treat and diverting discussion. For questions, call Jean at 410-370-2644.
Farmstand at FutureCare: Farmstand Tuesdays are held at FutureCare at 1300 S. Ellwood Ave. on Tuesdays from 2:30-6:30 p.m.
Hampstead Hill’s National Night Out: The Hampstead Hill Association will host an Ice Cream Social for National Night Out on August 6.  Meet in front of 516 S. Potomac St. from 7- 9 p.m. for a refreshing treat and diverting discussion. Hampstead Hill’s boundaries are Ellwood to Lakewood Ave. and Eastern to Fait Ave. For questions, call Jean at 410-370-2644.

Wednesday, August 7
Canton COP Walk: Councilman Jim Kraft’s Office is organizing a COP (Citizens on Patrol) Walk on Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. Meet in front of the Canton Ace Hardware Store at 1022 Binney St. (The recent burglaries occurred around Binney St and Dillon St, so they will be part of the area the group would like to patrol.) Info: kristyn.oldendorf@baltimorecity.gov or www.jimkraft.net.
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:
Aug 9, “All in the Timing,” debuts at Fells Point Corner Theater. “All in the Timing” is directed by Anne Shoemaker, who directed last summer’s “Following Sarah,” by Rich Espey, first place winner in the XXXI Season Baltimore Playwrights Festival. The show will run from August 9 – September 1.  Info: www.fpct.org.

Community Notebook:
Patterson High School Classes 1972-1973 40th Reunion: The reunion will be held November 16, from 7-11 p.m. at 1010 Oldham St. (the old UAW Hall). Tickets are $45. Please contact Charmaine at 410-967-3873 or char.gdza@gmail, or Debbie Bading Keiter at 410-282-7490 or debphil311@aol.com.
Steven Scott Gallery: Through Sept. 28, “Regarding Nature,”: 25th Anniversary Summer Group Exhibition featuring Robert Andriulli, Gary Bukovnik, Kristin Helberg, Sheep Jones, Amy Lamb, Kathryn O’Grady, Katja Oxman, and Tracie Taylor. 808 South Ann St. Info: 410-902-9300 or www.stevenscottgallery.com.
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.
St. Casimir School Openings: The school, at 1035 S. Kenwood Ave. in Canton, has a limited number of openings for the upcoming school year. St. Casimir serves students of all faiths in grades Pre-K3 through grade 8. All new students must be registered by Friday, August 23. To arrange a school tour, call 410-342-2681, or visit  www.stcasimirschool.us.
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 2-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.
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.

Send your events to Danielle Sweeney, dsweeney@baltimoreguide.com. Events are due at noon the Friday prior to publication.

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