Trash/Recyclables: Collection of trash and recyclables has returned to normal locations and dates.
Lenten Calendar: The following organizations have announced that they will be supplying Lenten foods.
Fish Fry: The Dundalk Knights of Columbus #2942, 2111 Eilers Avenue in Dundalk, host their famous fish fry every Friday during Lent, 1 p.m.-6 p.m., $11/person ($12 for carryout) includes fish, fries, cole slaw, rolls, dessert and coffee or soda. Info: Joe Witomski 410-409-8173, Tom Trentowski 410-515-7189.
St. Casimir School sells homemade Lenten Foods now through Wednesday, March 31 sponsored by the St. Casimir School Home & School Association. Codfish cakes $2 each unfried and $2.25 each fried; crab cakes $5 each unfried and $5.25 each fried. Potato and macaroni salads and cole slaw are available at $2/pound. All orders must be placed by Wednesdays, and picked up on Fridays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Kolbe Center directly behind St. Casimir Church on O’Donnell Street. The final sale is Wednesday, March 31 with orders taken through Friday, March 26. Info: Laureen Brunelli, 410-342-4975 until 5 p.m., or Carol Kramer, 443-414-6784 from 5 to 8 p.m., or school, 410-342-2681.
First United Church, 1728 Eastern Ave. in Fells Point, is offering Lenten meals to be picked up Friday, March 12, Saturday, March 27 and Good Friday, April 2 between noon and 1 p.m. Cod cakes are $2 each, 6 for $10 and 12 for $20; large fried oysters are $2.50 each, six for $13 or 12 for $26; German potato salad, cole slaw and macaroni shrimp salad are $4.50 per pint; Maryland crab soup is $5 per pint; cinnamon cake is $2.50. Lunch special is $7.50 and includes two cod cakes, potato salad, cole slaw and a small piece of cake. Order by Thursday morning the week of pickup by calling 410-732-7644 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Old Otterbein UMC, Nelker Building, 112 W. Conway Street, has “Souper Study Wednesdays” now through March 31, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., with light soup dinner followed by a short video and discussion. Info: www.oldotterbeinumc.org.
Breath of God Lutheran Church, Pratt and Clinton streets, has the following. Info on all activities: Pastor Mark LSMparker@gmail.com, 443-683-2582.
Pub Theology: Wednesday, 8 p.m., at Roman’s Place, 2 S. Decker. A weekly gathering for drinks, food and conversation about faith and life.
Scripture Live: St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 1400 Riverside Avenue, presents, “Luke,” a live performance of the scripture on Friday, March 12, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. with Michael Reardon and Patrick Lane. “Luke” is a contemporary translation of scripture, proclaimed in the oral tradition of the early church, with music, lighting, and costuming. Admission $10/person, $25/family of 3. Reception will follow performance. Info: 410-752-8498.
Elvis Is In The Building: The Dundalk Knights of Columbus #2942, 2111 Eilers Avenue in Dundalk, host “An Evening with Elvis,” starring Michael O’Connor (left), one of the top 20 Elvis impersonators in the world, on March20, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. (show begins 8:30 p.m.), $28/person in advance, $33 at the door. Buffet featuring Elvis’ favorite foods including the famous peanut butter and banana sandwich, as well as beer and soda. Cash bar for mixed drinks. No BYOB. Info: Joe Witomski 410-409-8173, Tom Trentowski 410-515-7189.
Feasts And Roasts: The Friends of Fort McHenry will host a bull and oyster roast Thursday, March 4, 6-9 p.m. at Ryleigh’s Oyster Bar, 32 E. Cross St. Tickets are $55 advance, $60 at the door. For tickets and info call Kathleen Kreul, 410-962-4290 x850 or email email@example.com.
To Your Health: Harbor Hospital, 3001 S. Hanover Street, holds the following classes. Many require preregistration; call with any questions. Info/RSVP: 410-350-2563, www.harborhospital.org/classes
Thursday, March 4: “Are You a Candidate for UFE?” is held, with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and seminar at 6 p.m. If you’ve been diagnosed with uterine fibroids or are interested in learning more about them, join this informational seminar about your options.
Faith Promise Weekend: The Dundalk Church of the Nazarene, 1626 Lynch Road, has “A Faith Promise Weekend” of Christian felllowship on March 5-7. On Friday, March 5, there is an international dinner at 6 p.m. followed by a missionary service. On Saturday, March 6, there is a missionary service at 6 p.m. followed by a game night. On Sunday, March 7, hear a sermon with the teme “Our love reaching around the world.” Info: Michael Fiorenza 410-633-3696.
Gotta Have Art: The Art Gallery of Fells Point, 1716 Thames Street, has a new exhibit now through March 28, with artist Karen Isailovic. Free artist’s reception on Friday, March 5, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. as part of the Fells Point Art Loop. Info: 410-327-1272, www.fellspointgallery.org.
Get Outta Town: The following trips are in the works. Call the numbers listed for more information.
Bus Trips: Proceeds from the following trips will benefit Sr. Julitta Siedlecka Children’s School for the Blind in Izabelin, Warsaw, Poland. Info on all trips: Gloria 410-276-1025.
March 5: Dover Downs, Del.
March 27: Washington, D.C. (Cherry blossoms, Franciscan monastery, National Cathedral. etc.)
Play Ball! The Baltimore Orioles will conduct interviews on Saturday, March 6 to find ballgirls and ballboys for the 2010 season. Outgoing and athletic men and women ages 18 and older can interview for a position at Camden Yards beginning at noon on March 6. Candidates should be personable, customer-service oriented and available to work the entire 2010 season. Wear business casual clothing and bring a resume. Use the Bud Light Warehouse Bar entrance to Camden Yards, located on the eastern side of the Warehouse. Complimentary parking will be available in the North Warehouse Lot. Selected candidates will be invited back for a fielding tryout at a later date.
Traffic Alert: The annual Canton Bar Crawl takes place on Saturday, March 6, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, between 1 p.m.-9 p.m. On Saturday, March 13, noon-9 p.m., a similar event will be held in Federal Hill.
Going to the Dogs: The Canton Dog Park holds a happy hour event at Mike McGovern’s Irish Pub, 1129 S. Clinton Street, on Saturday, March 6, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. The Canton Dog Park holds a volunteer clean-up on Saturday, March 6 starting at 10 a.m. On Tuesday, March 9, there is a 7 p.m. meeting at the Canton Cove Condominium Inc., 2901 Boston Street in the first floor library. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-342-0900 (24-hour CCA voicemail).
Stagecraft: The Fells Point Visitor Center, 1724 Thames Street, hosts the following comedy-related classes as part of the “Physical Comedy Colloquium. Info: “Physical Comedy Colloquium” on Facebook or www.newoldtheater.org: Saturday, March 6: The Elegance of Rude Behavior, Commedia Dell’Arte Youth Workshop, for ages 12-16, registration costs $25/person, $15 in advance; Tuesday, March 9, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.: Clown Orchestra (no experience required). Registration costs $25/person, $15 in advance.
Softball Registration: Fortview softball will begin registration on Saturdays, and running through March 27 at the “Du” Burns Arena, 9 a.m.-noon. The next is March 6. Info: Vicky 410-276-3706.
Little League: It’s going to be South Baltimore Little League baseball (not snow ball) season soon. Extended registrations for baseball, tee-ball and softball are offered on Saturdays noon-4 p.m., 1101 E. Fort Avenue. Space is limited. Info: Quinn 443-794-1505, Connie 443-756-8956 or Linda 410-789-4220.
Ravens Rooters: Want to cheer for the Ravens professionally? Tryouts for cheerleaders (the co-ed squad that performs on the field) and Playmakers (the all-female promotional team that makes appearances in bars, at sports events and during games) will be held on March 6 at the Downtown Athletic Club. Info: www.baltimoreravens.com, then choose “People” from the top bar, then “Cheerleaders.”
Scouting for Food Drive: The Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America presents the annual Scouting for Food Drive on March 6-7. Put a bag of non-perishable goods on your door or place your donations near your mailbox for collection by the United States Postal Service. Info/list of drop-off sites: Ron McKinney 443-573-2529, RMcKinney@BaltimoreBSA.org.
Pierogi: St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 2019 Gough Street, holds a pierogi sale in its church hall, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The next will be March 6. Info/orders: 410-327-2840.
Bingo! St. Casimir Church has non-smoking, handicap-accessible bingo to benefit the school every Saturday opening 11 a.m. at the Kolbe Center on O’Donnell Street, $8/person. Info: 410-360-9591, 410-276-1981.
St. Brigid, 900 S. East Avenue, has bingo every Tuesday at 6 p.m. to benefit the Tuition Assistance Fund. Packages are $9 and $15. Info: MaryClaire or Jo Ellen at 410-563-1717.
Our Lady of Fatima Church/School Hall, 6400 E. Pratt Street, has dinner and bingo on Sunday, March 7 for $20/person with dinner at 1 p.m. Tickets are available at the Rectory or by calling Kathleen Reinecke 410-633-8423 or 443-695-4346. No tickets at door, no minors.
Smart Energy: A Town Hall Meeting: Messiah Lutheran Church, on the corner of Potomac and O’Donnell streets in O’Donnell Square in Canton, is holding one of its free First Sunday Lunch with Learning programs on March 7 with “Smart Energy as a public policy option for Maryland.” Info: 410-342-4543, email@example.com.
Going to College? The Community College of Baltimore County hosts College Fair 2010. Parking is free and all high school students are encouraged to attend. CCBC Essex hosts the college fair on Monday, March 8, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Building D, Athletic and Wellness Center. Info: 443-840-2110. CCBC Catonsville hosts the college fair on Tuesday, March 9, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Building L, Athletic/Wellness Center. Info: 443-840-4894.
Fells Prospect: Fells Prospect Community Organization meets on the second Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held in the Holy Rosary Church hall, Chester and Bank streets, at 7:30 pm. The next meeting will be held on March 10. Info: Kate Richardson: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Think Green: Become more eco-aware and planet friendly. with the following seminars. Info on all activities: Jenny Michalak, Volunteer Maryland Coordinator for the Southeast CDC email@example.com, 410-370-6482.
March 8: Recycling 2.0 (Dundalk High School, Room 106)
Quarter Auction: American Legion Post 38 Hall, 3300 Dundalk Avenue, hosts a quarter auction on Tuesday, March 9, 7 p.m.-9:15 p.m., opening 6 p.m. Paddles 1/$3, 2/$5, 3/$7. Refreshments sold. Info: 410-288-2297.
Scholarship Available: The Dundalk High School Class of ‘85 offers its annual $1,000 scholarship to any interested senior at Dundalk High School who will be attending a 2-year school. Applications due April 10. Info: Anthony Makres 443-801-5678.
Items for Community Calendar can be mailed to The Baltimore Guide at 526 S. Conkling Street, Baltimore, MD 21224, faxed to 410-732-6604, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for each week’s issue is Friday at noon of the week before. In case of inclement weather, call the contact numbers listed for information on whether the event is still being held. For an expanded listing of all Community Calendar events, go to www.baltimoreguide.com and click on the Community Calendar link.