Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 7
Meeting with MTA to Discuss Redline: This is a follow-up to the meeting a few weeks ago. Du Burns Arena, 6:30 p.m. The impact of construction on Boston Ave. will be discussed.
Drop-in Crafternoons at Threadquarters: Drop-in fiber skills and crafts from 1-2:30 p.m. on August 7 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 August, starting at 8:45 p.m. Bring your own chair.

Thursday, August 8
Highlandtown Farmers’ Market: The market is 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: Super Bueno (Mix of Pop and Rock) www.facebook.com/superbuenomusic.

Friday, August 9
Little Italy Open Air Film Festival: Held at the corner of High and Stiles streets. Films begin at 9 p.m. Food from Little Italy restaurants will be for sale. Info: www.littleitalymd.com/Cinema_al_Fresco.htm.
All in the Timing: “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, debuts at the Fell’s Point Corner Theater. The show will run from Aug. 9-Sept. 1.  Info: www.fpct.org.

Saturday, Aug 10

EVENT OF THE WEEK: The Washington School of Photography will host prominent members of the photo community in a photography expo, Aug. 10 and 11, at Highlandtown’s Pinebox Art Center, 101 N. Haven St., Suite 102 in the King Cork & Seal building. The event will run from noon-4 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday. Professionals and amateurs are welcome to bring their cameras and lenses to update their portfolios with four models and seasoned instructor Leo Heppner. Representatives and demos will be available from photo companies as well.

Our Stories About Race Where We Live: Have you ever been avoided or left out because of race? Have you ever avoided or left someone else out because of their race? Gain self-awareness and confidence as you learn how to tell your story. Professional storyteller Jo Tyler facilitates training that ends with a community storytelling performance. This is a Community for All Ages neighborhood collaboration between the Creative Alliance, Southeast CDC, and Banner Neighborhoods, funded by Baltimore Community Foundation. Lunch included. Free event. Registration required: info@creativealliance.org or 410-276-1651. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave.
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 Soccer Club: For ages 6-14, the club runs four consecutive Saturday mornings from 9-10:30 a.m., through 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., through 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.
Community Garden Volunteer Day at FAST: The Friendship Academy of Science and Technology, at 801 Highland Ave., is hosting a volunteer day on Aug. 10, from 8 a.m. – noon., at the garden, along Fait Ave., behind the school.
Farmstand at FutureCare: Farmstand Saturdays are held at FutureCare at 1300 S. Ellwood Ave. from 9 a.m.–noon.

Sunday, August 11
Hack the Trash Painting Event: The first of a series of events to paint refurbished drums into trash cans for Patterson Park will be held August 11 from 3-4:30 p.m. in Patterson Park, by the White House (27 S. Patterson Park). Local artists Ben Peterson and Leanna Wetmore of Banner Neighborhoods will help guide kids and adults with stencils and paints.

Monday, August 12
Red Line Flood Meeting: A citizen has organized a meeting with experts to discuss the proposed Red Line tunnel opening on Boston St. in light of recent sea-level predictions. The meeting is Monday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m., at the St. Casimir Kolbe Center, 2736 O’Donnell St.
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. 12 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 13
Farmstand at FutureCare: Farmstand Tuesdays are held at FutureCare at 1300 S. Ellwood Ave. on Tuesdays from 2:30-6:30 p.m.
FPCO Meeting: The Fell’s Point Community Organization will meet  on Aug. 13 at the EBLO building, 606 Ann St. at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 14
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. 18, Native American Gospel Music is Alive in Baltimore City: South Broadway Baptist Church, at 211 S. Broadway, will host a gospel music event, including panel discussions, at 3 p.m.

Community Notebook:
Art Cart Workshops: Construct an art cart for the All Ages Art Cart Derby on September 21. Workshops will be held: Aug. 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. R.S.V.P. to Katiegarber@loadingdock.org.
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.
“Moving Money for Better”: New works by artist Chad Erpelding specifically designed for Pinebox Art Center and Baltimore.  Pinebox is located at 101 N. Haven St.
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.
FAST Needs Bottles for its Garden: Friendship Academy of Science and Technology needs bottles (clear, green, or blue, wine and liquor) rinsed out with the labels removed for a fence for the community garden. Drop off bottles between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 801 S. Highland Ave.
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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