Community Calendar

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Wednesday, September 11
9-11 Remembrance: There will be a cermony commemorating the events of September 11, 2001, at 6:30 p.m. at the Heritage Park gazebo. The event will include dignitaries, singing by the Calvary Baptist Church, a performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” by Meghan McKinney, and remarks by Bob Staab. Info: 410-285-5020.
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.
Canton Waterfront Park Committee Meeting: The meeting will be held Sept.11, at the Du Burns Arena, 3100 Boston St. It will commence promptly at 6:30 p.m. and adjourn no later than 7:30 p.m.
Fell’s Prospect Community Association Meeting: The meeting will be held Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at 420 S. Chester St.
Free Breakfast: From now through 10:30 a.m. on Sat., Sept. 14, stop by Chick-fil-A Eastpoint, 7907 Eastern Ave., for a free breakfast item. The choices are chicken biscuit (spicy or regular); chicken, egg and cheese bagel; bacon, egg and cheese biscuit; chicken breakfast burrito; sausage breakfast burrito; oatmeal; or yogurt parfait. One item per customer per day, please. For more information, visit

Thursday, September 12
Hampstead Hill Community Association meeting: The meeting will be held at 500 S. Linwood Ave. at 6 p.m. Meet in the library (now located on the first floor) of the Hampstead Hill Academy located at Linwood and Eastern avenues.
Highlandtown Farmers Market: The market is held inside the grass lot of the Abbott Memorial Church at Bank St. and Highland Ave. from 4-8 p.m., every Thursday through Oct. 31.
Thursday Night Knit and Stitch: For needlecrafters ages 13 years old and older. Bring your latest knitting, crocheting, or needlecraft project and learn from each other. All levels of experience are welcome. 6:30 p.m., Sept. 12, North Point Branch, Baltimore County Library,1716 Merritt Blvd. Info: 410-887-7255.
Meet and Greet the Firefighter: Join the Baltimore County Fire Department to learn about a firefighter’s gear, featuring a fire truck tour. All ages: children under 8 with adult,10 a.m., Sept. 12. North Point Branch, Baltimore County Library,1716 Merritt Blvd. Info: 410-887-7255.
L.I.P.O.A. Happy Hour: The Little Italy Property Owners’ Association hosts a happy hour on Sept. 12 at Amicci’s, 231 S. High St., from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Food and drink specials. All are welcome to attend.

Friday, September 13
“Durang, Durang” Opens at FPCT: Performances of “Durang, Durang,” an evening of live music, mixed media and laugh-out-loud lampoonery at Fell’s Point Corner Theater, are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. There will be two Thursday performances on Sept. 26 and Oct. 3  at 8 p.m. Info and tickets:

Saturday, September 14
Canton Waterfront Park Cleanup: The next clean up is scheduled for  Sept.14, 9 –11 a.m. Prior to the event, the group will convene a short preparatory meeting to work on the logistics, i.e., priority areas, appropriate tools, coordinated trash and recyclables pick up, and volunteer recruitment efforts.
Archdiocese Tour: The parishes of the Harbor East Cluster are hosting a tour of their churches titled “Our House is Your House – Getting to Know You, Get to Know Us.”  All churches are located in the vicinity of Fells Point, Canton,  Highlandtown, and Little Italy. The tour takes place on Sept.14 at 9 a.m. There will a 45-minute presentation at each church, which will include its history, mission, and heritage. For bus reservation or more information, contact Lisa Portera at or call 410-675-7275.
Free Sports Clubs: Free sports clubs for boys and girls ages 6-14 will be offered at the Patterson Park Youth Sports & Education Center. Clubs run from 9-10:30 a.m. and continue  every Saturday through Sept. 28. Choose from soccer, lacrosse, or flag football. The center is located at 200 South Linwood Ave. (next to the ice rink and pool). Info: 410-878-0563 or email to register.
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.
St. Nicholas Fall Festival:  St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church hosts a festival Saturday and Sunday Sept. 14-15, from 1-11 p.m., at the Greektown Square and Event Center, 701 Ponca St. Free admission and parking.   All are welcome!
Dundalk Village Farmers Market: 6 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, June 8-Nov. 16, Shipping Place at Dunmanway (park behind Dundalk Post Office) 45 Shipping Pl. 410-282-2540.
Farmstand at FutureCare: Farmstand Saturdays are held at FutureCare at 1300 S. Ellwood Ave. from 9 a.m.–noon.

Sunday, September 15
St. Nicholas Fall Festival: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church hosts a festival Saturday and Sunday Sept.14-15,1 – 11 p.m., at the Greektown Square and Event Center, 701 Ponca St. Free Admission and Parking.
Bonanza Bingo: Bingo event at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Highlandtown, in the church hall, Foster Ave. and S. Conkling St. Bingo begins at noon. Tickets are $20 and include dinner and a package deal. Reserve tickets with the church rectory, 410-342-436, or with Carol, 410-522-2825.

Kidz Korner: The Dundalk Church of the Nazarene, 1626 Lynch Rd., offers a dinner and activities for children every Sunday from 5-6:30 p.m. After dinner is a Bible lesson, crafts and games. Info: 410-288-3686.

Monday, September 16
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.

Tuesday, September 17
Farmstand at FutureCare: Farmstand Tuesdays are held at FutureCare at 1300 S. Ellwood Ave. on Tuesdays from 2:30-6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 18
Graceland Park Meeting: The Graceland Park Improvement Association meets on Wed., Sept. 18, 7 p.m., at the Graceland United Methodist Church, 6714 Youngstown Ave. Guest speakers include Mr. E. Brooks, deputy for Baltimore City Code Enforcement and Mr. L. can Dommelen, chief of Baltimore County Code Enforecement. Mr. Frank Culotta with DPW will give an update on the Dundalk Ave. streetscape. Info: Celestine “Babe” Grabowski, 410-288-4046 or

Save the Date:
Sept. 21, Art Cart Derby: “Art Cart Derby and Art by the Pint” will be held from 2-6 p.m. at Conkling and Gough streets (on the corner by The Laughing Pint at 3531 Gough St.)
Sept. 21, Bingo: The Polish Home Club is holding a Bingo event on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the club, 512 S. Broadway. Lunch at 2 p.m.; Bingo at 3 p.m. Cost is $10. Info: Theresa, 410-276-0527.
Sept. 21, Atlantic City Bus Trip: The Senior Steelworkers of Local 9477 are planning the trip for Tues., Sept. 24. Bus leaves at 10 a.m. and returns at 10 p.m. Tickets are $23; rebate $25. Info: Sharon, 410-383-1109.
Sept. 26, O’Donnell Square Park:
A fundraiser to support the park will be held at the Grunwald Club, 2825 O’Donnell St., 6:30-9:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26. Thirty-five dollars per person for food, music, and a cash bar. Proceeds will support flower planting, mulching, tree and grass planting, and enhanced beautification of O’Donnell Square Park. Info and tickets: Carol Nickerson, 443-924-8869 or; Tricia Sutherland, 443-517-7495 or
Sept. 28, Turner Station Community Tree Planting Day: From 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Fleming Park, 698 Main St. Join the Dundalk Renaissance Corporation to plant native trees along the shoreline of the Bear Creek. After planting, volunteers will celebrate with free food and drink. RSVP to Phillip at 410-282-0261

Community Notebook:
After-school Programming: Patterson Park Youth Sports & Education Center is now enrolling students in grades 6,7, and 8  for after-school programming, Monday-Friday from 3-6 p.m. Homework assistance provided daily. Info: 410-878-0563 or email to sign up today.
Free Adult Education Classes at Patterson Park Public Charter School: Beginner Spanish Mon/Wed; Intermediate Spanish Tues/Thurs; Computer Literacy Mon/Wed; Pre-GED Tues/Thurs. All classes are free and open to the community and are held at PPPCS at 27 N. Lakewood Ave. Classes start the week of Sept. 23 and run from 5:30-8:30 p.m.  Classes will run until the end of the year, and a new semester will start in January. Please pre-register at ( or by phone. Info: Melissa Logan, 410-558-1230 ext 327, or
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
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
Free Program for 2-year-olds: United Evangelical Church, at 3200 Dillon St., is offering a program for 2-year-olds and parents. 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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