Community Calendar: February 13-19, 2013

Email your events to dsweeney@baltimoreguide.com. Events are due at noon on the Friday before publication.

Wednesday, February 13
Fell’s Prospect Community Association: The association meets on Wednesday, February 13, 7-8:30 p.m., Cristo Rey High School, 420 S. Chester St.
Wednesday Walking Group: Sick of winter keeping you inside? Join us for a walk around Patterson Park. Wednesdays, 11:15 a.m. Meet at the corner of Ellwood and Eastern Ave. Info: katie@pattersonpark.com.
Bilingual Community Yoga: Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. at the VIrginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Info: 410-396-9156.
Preschool Leaps: Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers. Wednesdays, 11 a.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Mother Goose Baby Steps: Interactive nursery rhyming with music and movement, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., Patterson Park Branch, Pratt Library, 158 N. Linwood Ave. Info: 410-396-0983.
Adventures in Engineering: If you build it, fun will come. Every Wednesday, 4 p.m. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Lunch Time Runs: Meet at 12:15 p.m., World Trade Center, Inner Harbor. Presented by Charm City Run, 410-65-8266.
Craft of the Week: Teen Department, supplies provided. Wednesday, February 13, 3 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

Thursday, February 14
Valentine’s Day Salsa Party: Come in pairs or solo to enjoy Patterson Park’s first Valentine’s Day Salsa Party. Beginners and experts welcome, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Virginia Baker Rec Center, 2601 E. Baltimore St., Thursday, February 14, 7:30-9 p.m. Info and RSVP: katie@pattersonpark.com.
Southeast Loves Valentine’s Day: Check out a Valentine’s craft book and make a Valentine for someone special. Thursday, February 14, 4 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Free Computer Class: Intro to Microsoft Office and computer basics. Thursday, February 14, 5:30 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Girls Basketball: Lady Knights Basketball League, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6 p.m., Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. 13 and under. Cost is $10/month for travel and registration expenses. Info: 410-396-9156, or email dot.mann@baltimore.gov.
Boys Basketball 13-16: Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m., Virginia Baker Rec Center, ages 13-16. Info: 410-396-9156.
Craft of the Week: Teen Department, supplies provided. Thursday, February 14, 3 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Buena Casa, Buena Brasa: Canciones, rimas, cuentos y juegos para los niños (0-3 años). Thursdays, 11 a.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Science Thursdays: Explore science with a different project or experiment every Thursday, 4 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

Friday, February 15
Craft of the Week: Teen Department, supplies provided. Friday, February 15, 3 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Boys Basketball 8-12: Mondays and Fridays, 6-8:30 p.m., Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Ages 8-12. Info: 410-396-9156.
Live Music at the Market: Every Friday and Saturday, noon, at Lexington Market. Info: 410-685-6169.

Saturday, February 16
Pork Barbecue: The men’s group of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church will hold a barbecue dinner on Feb. 16, noon-6 p.m. Platters, $8, include a quarter-pound pulled-pork sandwich, potato salad, slaw, apple sauce, dessert, iced tea or coffee. Eat-in or carry-out. Proceeds go to men’s outreach programs. Info: Bob Martell, 410-282-3458.
If You Give a Dog a Donut: A special storytime for kids at the Southeast Anchor Library on Saturday, February 16, 11 a.m., 3601 Eastern Ave., 410-396-1580.
Eve’s Bayou: A coming-of-age film set in 1960s Louisiana. Saturday, February 16, 1 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave., 410-396-1580.
Kerplunk! Family Art: A free drop in for families and kids of all ages. Visit the Creative Alliance for a tour and family art-making fun. Make a collage, drawing, or sculpture. Stop for a quick visit or stay for the whole afternoon. Youth should be accompanied by an adult; no reservations required. Saturdays through March 23, noon-3 p.m., Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. Info: rachel@creativealliance.org, 410-276-1651.
Family Skating: Saturdays 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Mimi DiPietro Ice Rink, 200 S. Linwood Ave., Patterson Park. Also Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 410-396-9392.
Saturday Storytime: Family stories involving movement, Saturdays, 3 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

EVENT OF THE WEEK: Bonanza Bingo: Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Highlandtown, is holding Bingo on Sunday, February 17, beginning at noon. Tickets are $20 per person and include dinner and a package deal. The church is located at Foster Ave. and S. Conkling St. To reserve tickets, call the rectory at 410-342-4336, or Carol at 410-522-2825.

Monday, February 18
Highland Town Community Association: The association meets on Monday, February 18, 7-8:30 p.m., at Salem United Methodist Church, 3403 Gough St.
Knitting Group: Open to all ages, levels, and language backgrounds. Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Free.
Zumba: Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Virginia S. Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Five dollars per class; all levels and drop-ins welcome. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Info: 410-276-3676.
Mother Goose Baby Steps: Interactive nursery rhyming with music and movement. Mondays, 11 a.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 396-1580.
Preschool Leaps: Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers. Mondays, 11 a.m., Patterson Park Branch, Pratt Library, 158 N. Linwood Ave. Info: 410-396-0983.

Tuesday, February 19
Upper Fell’s Point Improvement Association: The association meets on Tuesday, February 19, 7:30 p.m., at the Wolfe St. Academy, 245 S. Wolfe St.
Teen Chef: No-heat treats for teens to make and enjoy. Tuesday, February 19, 3:30 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave., 410-396-1580.
AARP Finances: Free financial classes for adults 50 and up. Tuesdays, Feb. 12, 19, 26, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Virginia Baker Rec Center, Patterson Park. Info and signup: aarp.cvent.com/d/kcqcg1
Craft of the Week: Stop by the Teen Department. We provide the supplies—you provide the creativity. Tuesday, February 12, 3 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

Wednesday, February 20
Fish Fry: Runs every Friday through Good Friday, serving from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Dundalk Knights of Columbus Hall, 2111 Eilers Ave., Dundalk. Alaskan Pollock, fries, slaw, roll, dessert, and beverages. $11 eat in, $12 carryout. Info: 410-409-8173 or 410-285-6660.
Skill Builder’s Workshop: Build your mouse and keyboard skills. Southeast Anchor Library, second floor, Wednesday, February 20, 1 p.m. Info: 410-396-1580.
Preschool Leaps: Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers. Wednesdays, 11 a.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Mother Goose Baby Steps: Interactive nursery rhyming with music and movement, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., Patterson Park Branch, Pratt Library, 158 N. Linwood Ave. Info: 410-396-0983.
Adventures in Engineering: If you build it, fun will come. Every Wednesday, 4 p.m. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

Save the Date
Feb. 13-Aug. 25, Drawings from the Cohen Collection: Twenty drawings by artists working in contemporary and Minimalist styles. Highlights include works by Carl Andre, Mel Bochner, and Bruce Nauman. At the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr., 443-573-1700.
Feb. 23—Canton Memories: Historian Maureen O’Prey, author of “Brewing in Baltimore,” will speak in depth about the rich brewing tradition in Baltimore and specifically Canton, with a slideshow presentation followed by a question and answer session. Bring your Canton and Southeast Baltimore memorabilia to show and tell. Refreshments will be served. Saturday, February 23, 2 p.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, 1025 S. Potomac St. Info: 410-558-1881.
Feb. 27—Bike Symposium: Bike Maryland hosts the 16th annual Bicycle Symposium. Attendees learn from experts on Bike Maryland’s legislative agenda, bike-share’s, bike-minded programs, the new Maryland Bike-Ways program and more. Wednesday, February 27, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Miller Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen St., Annapolis, MD. Info: Carol Sildorff at 410-960-6493.

Community Notebook
Neighborhood Naturalists: Baltimore City Recreation and Parks and the Natural History Society of Maryland are looking for people interested in discovering more about nature in their neighborhoods and parks to participate in their A Naturalist in Every Neighborhood program.
Contact Charlie Davis, (410-882-5376, nhsm@verizon.net), Fran Spero (fspero@baltimorecity.gov, 410-396-7012) or Molly Gallant (Molly.Gallant@baltimorecity.gov, 443-984-4058) for more info.
Participants in the network will learn about specific animals and plants in their neighborhood and nearby park, as well as meet with other members of the network to learn animal and plant identification skills and compare nature observations among neighborhoods. Participants will be encouraged to share their discoveries with children, young adults, and other neighbors.

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