Community Calendar: January 16 – 22, 2013

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

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Wednesday, January 16
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. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 11 a.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Mother Goose Baby Steps: Interactive nursery rhyming with music and movement, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m., Patterson Park Branch, Pratt Library, 158 N. Linwood Ave. Info: 410-396-0983.
National Popcorn Day! Yes, that’s a real holiday. Celebrate with some popcorn treats. Wednesday, January 16, 3:30 p.m. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
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.

Thursday, January 17
Free Salsa: The dance, not the condiment. Free classes every Thursday through February 7 at the Virginia Baker Recreation Center, Patterson Park. Class from 7:30-8:30 p.m., followed by open dance until 9 p.m. For adults and youth over 12. All levels welcome; to RSVP or for more information, please email katie@pattersonpark.com.
Life Before Hairspray: Secrets of ancient Roman hairdressing, Thursday, January 17, 5 p.m., Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., free. Info: 410-547-9000.
Celebrate a Dream: Kids learn the power of Martin Luther King’s dream through crafts and games. Thursday, January 17, 4 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.
Buena Casa, Buena Brasa: Canciones, rimas, cuentos y juegos para los niños (0-3 años). Thursday, Jan. 17, 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, January 18
Senior Tec: Seniors communicate using a computer. Friday, January 18, 10 a.m., Pratt Center for Technology Training, Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Eastern European Traditional Music: On Friday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m., the Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., welcomes the Starry Mountain Singers, a nine-member group that mesmerizes with traditional songs from Bulgaria, Corsica, the former Soviet Republic of Georgia, and America. Gospel and folk songs cover an incredible range of traditions from here and abroad. All-female a cappella group Orfeia opens. Info and tickets: 410-276-1651 or www.creativealliance.org/calendar.
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, January 19
Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower: Free open house on Saturday, January 19, from 1-5 p.m. 21 S. Eutaw St. Info: 410-752-8632.
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.
Musical Tribute: The Singing and Praying Band, an a capella group, will raise their voices in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. You will see the African American Ring Shout traditions from slavery, only recently made known to outsiders. Saturday, Jan. 19, 1 p.m. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Peabody String Orchestra: Walters Art Museum, Saturday, January 19, 600 N. Charles St., 1-3 p.m., free. Info: 410-547-9000.
Martin Luther King Jr. Parade: Presented by Forman Mills, Saturday, January 19, noon, free, Martin Luther King Blvd. and Eutaw St. Info: 410-396-5430.
Saturday Storytime: Family stories involving movement, Saturday, Jan. 19, 3 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

Sunday, January 20
Portraits—Who Am I? A free event, Sunday, January 20, 1 p.m., Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St. Info: 410-547-9000.

Monday, January 21
Highlandtown: The Highlandtown Community Association meets on Monday, January 21, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Salem United Methodist Church, 3403 Gough St.
MLK Day Celebration: The American Visionary Arts Museum celebrates Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Info: 410-244-1900.
Martin Luther King, Jr., Family Festival: Monday, January 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St. Free. Info: 410-547-9000.

Tuesday, January 22
Canton: The Canton Community Association meets Tuesday, January 22, from 7-8:30 p.m., at the United Evangelical Church, 3200 Dillon St.
Teen Chef: Teens are invited to make no-heat treats. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 3:30 p.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

 

EVENT OF THE WEEK: Build an Urban Farm: Are you hoping the urban farm movement comes to Highlandtown? Highlandtown School #237 needs your help to build raised gardens and cold frames for a new mini farm with compost barrels, water-collection chutes, and rain barrels. Wear clothes that you can get dirty; food and drink provided. Wednesday, January 23, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Highlandtown School #237, Eaton and Gough streets. Info: Contact Alyse Altenburg at alyse@southeastcdc.org or 410-342-3234 X32.

Wednesday, January 23
Preschool Leaps: Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 11 a.m., Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.
Mother Goose Baby Steps: Interactive nursery rhyming with music and movement, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 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
January—Adult Education: Patterson Park Public Charter School offers free adult education classes, including pre-GED (Tues. and Thurs. 5:30-8:30 p.m.); Beginner Spanish (Mon. and Wed. 5:30-8:30 p.m.); Intermediate Spanish (Tues. and Thurs. 5:30-8:30 p.m.); and computer literacy (Mon. and Wed. 5:30-8:30 p.m.). Call Dr. Obara to pre-register: 410-558-1230 X374, or LObara@pppcs.org.
Jan. 25—Tiny Tots Safari: An hour of fun and education for tots 2-5 with adults, Friday, January 25, 10-11 a.m. Learn all about birds! Meet at the northeast side of the boat lake in Patterson Park. Suggested donation, $5. Please register at least two days in advance. Info and registration: 410-558-2473 or ppaudubon@gmail.com.
Jan. 26—Urban Bird Watching Walk: Meet at the fountain in the northwest corner of Patterson Park on Saturday, January 26, at 8 a.m. Free; no need to register. More than 175 species of birds visit the park every year. Info: 410-558-2473 or ppaudubon@gmail.com.
Jan. 26—Tiny Tots Safari: An hour of fun and education for tots 2-5 with adults, Saturday, January 26, 10-11 a.m. Meet at the northeast side of the boat lake in Patterson Park. Suggested donation, $5. Please register at least two days in advance. Info and registration: 410-558-2473 or ppaudubon@gmail.com.
Jan. 27—PPPCS Open House: Envision a new direction for your child’s education. Learn about Patterson Park Public Charter School’s unique curriculum and academic programs. Sunday, January 27, 1-4 p.m., Patterson Park Public Charter School, 2627 E. Baltimore St. RSVP at pppcsopenhouse2013.eventbrite.com/#. Info: 410-558-1230 X301.
Feb. 2–St. Casimir Dinner: The St. Casimir Home & School Association will host its annual Shrimp Feast on Saturday, February 2, from 7-11 p.m. at the UAW Hall on Oldham Street. Tickets are $35 per person For tickets or information, please call Denise, 443-799-1578, email denisebates04@yahoo.com, or contact the school office, 410-342-2681.

Community Notebook

Greening University: Baltimore Green Space and the CPHA offer courses in best practices for gardening and managing open spaces. Courses include beekeeping and animal husbandry, fruit trees 101, and stormwater management for community green spaces. Info: www.cphabaltimore.org
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. Those interested should contact representatives of the program by January 15 if interested.
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.

Lights! Camera! Action!: The Baltimore Film Office at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is now accepting entries for the eighth annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition. Winners receive cash prizes, all-access passes to the 2013 Maryland Film Festival, and passes to local movie theaters. Eligible screenplays are given valuable coverage and critique. The deadline for submission is January 30, 2013. An application form is online at www.baltimorefilm.com.

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