Community Calendar: November 7-13, 2012

EVENT OF THE WEEK: Science Thursdays at Southeast Anchor: Kids ages 6-12 explore science with a different project or experiment. Thursday, Nov. 7, 4 p.m., 3601 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-396-1580.

Wednesday, November  7
Final Residential Permit Parking Hearing:  The two bills to be heard are: Bill 12-0125, which is for the purpose of approving the RPP Area 43, and Bill 12-0102, which is for the purpose of modifying the procedures and requisites for Residential Permit Parking areas Citywide. The final hearing is at 2 p.m. at City Hall.

Friday, November 9
Planting Party: Highlandtown Main Street, residents, and businesses will team up from 4-6 p.m. on Nov. 9 to plant bulbs and mulch tree pits along the 400 block of Conkling St. and enjoy a happy hour. Main Street will provide bulbs, gloves, and tools. Info: 410-342-3234.
Exhibit at the Visionary: Art in the Round, The Arc Baltimore’s annual exhibit and silent auction featuring art created by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will be held from 7-10 p.m. at the American Visionary Art Museum. Tickets for Art in the Round are $50 (advance sales only) and can be purchased online at or by contacting Makea King at 410-296-2272, ext. 5214, or

Saturday, November 10
Veterans Day at Aviation Museum: The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum will celebrate Veterans Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Throughout the event, stories of veterans will be shared, including a story presented by veteran Fred Hall sharing his experiences with the Berlin Airlift. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children. Museum members and veterans with ID are free. Info: 410-682-6122.
“The Avengers”: Southeast Anchor Library movie afternoon. 1p.m. at 3601 Eastern Ave.
Veterans Service: Please join the VA Medical Center for a memorial service to honor your veteran from 2-4 p.m. The VA Maryland Health Care System invites you to bring photos of your loved ones to be showcased at the service.  American Legion Post 22, 125 York Rd. Info: 410-605-7660.
“Discover Bayview” Mural Celebration: The “Discover Bayview” mural on the south wall of 458 Elrino St. will be unveiled. This mural was made possible by a grant from the Baltimore Office of Promotion and Arts and the administrative efforts of Mural Masters. Noon, in front of Michael’s Steak & Lobster  at 6207 Eastern Ave. Light fare will be available. RSVP to 410-631-9995, or

Sunday, November 11
Centennial Celebration at St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church: Liturgy and banquet, 1 p.m.. 2401 Eastern Ave. Info: 410-675-7557.
Christian Music Concert: Metropolitan Church of God, 11 a.m., 4815 Eastern Ave.

Monday, November 12
Patterson Park Neighborhood Association Meeting: PPNA meetings are held the second Monday of each month at 6:45 p.m. in St. Elizabeth’s Church Hall at Baltimore St. and Lakewood Ave. (Use the stairs down to the basement hall on Lakewood Ave.) Info:

Monday, November 14
The Butchers Hill Association Meeting and Art Night:  The next Butchers Hill Association meeting will be on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at St. Andrew’s Church, 2028 E. Lombard St. The meeting will be short as it is also the organization’s Art Night, featuring 20 local artists. Art will be raffled off to benefit the Black Knights Youth Football team. Info: Ej Braida at

Thursday, November 15
Open House: St. Casimir Catholic School, 1035 S. Kenwood Ave., is holding an open house for prospective parents from 9 – 11 a.m. Join them for a school tour, classroom visits, light refreshments, and an opportunity to meet their principal. Info: 410-342-2681 or
Kindergarten Visiting Days at PPPC: Parents who are interested in sending their children to Patterson Park Public Charter School this coming fall will have opportunities to see the kindergarten classrooms, meet teachers, and meet the principal. Parents may visit Nov. 15  at 9 a.m.,  Nov. 16 at 9 a.m., or Nov. 27 at 9 a.m. The school is located at 27 N. Lakewood Ave. Please visit to learn more. Hablamos español.

Save the Date
Nov. 17 Pow Wow: The Baltimore American Indian Center (BAIC) will hold its 38th Annual Pow Wow on Nov. 17 and 18 at Patterson High School, 100 Kane St. The festival is open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 -12, and free for children 3 and under. More than 70 tribes will participate in this event to commemorate November as Native American Heritage Month. Info:
Nov. 18 Annual Bazaar and Dinner: St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 2638 E. Baltimore St., celebrates the feast day of St. Elizabeth with mass at 10 a.m., dinner starting at noon, and activities until 4 p.m. Finish your Christmas shopping, bring the kids for some holiday crafts, and try your chance at a $500 raffle. Admission is free with a suggested donation to the church’s food pantry. Pork dinner optional: adults $12, children $6. Cash bar. Info:  410-675-8260.

Community Notebook
Canton Baptist Food Drive: Canton Baptist, 3302 Toone St., is trying to keep the shelves of its food pantry full. To donate, call 410-563-1177 or stop by the church.
Dundalk Food Pantry: The Dundalk Church of the Nazarene, 1626 Lynch Rd., has a food pantry to help families in the community. Those in need or those wishing to donate food can call 410-288-5136, or Michael Fiorenza 410-633-3696.
St. Leo Helps the Homeless: St. Leo the Great in Little Italy is collecting toiletries for the homeless. Soap, shaving cream, deodorant, toothpaste, and toothbrushes. Drop off items at the parish office, 227 S. Exeter St.
Bagged Leaf Collection: Leaf collection continues through  Jan. 14. Up to 20 bags of leaves will be collected from every address every Monday. Residents must call 311 before Sunday at 10 p.m. for the next day collection to schedule a pickup. Solid Waste will also continue to collect bagged leaves on citizens’ regularly scheduled trash collection day—up to five bags of leaves from each address every week. Leaves must be in clear or labeled bags and placed at regular refuse collection locations, not in the public right-of-way.
Local Preschool Openings: United Evangelical’s PACT program (Parents and Children Together) has openings for preschoolers to learn through art, projects, and play. Info/classroom visits: Concetta Clark, 410-995-0118
Adult Learning: Learning Is For Tomorrow (LIFT), 900 S. East Ave., has small-group classes in reading, writing, math, and life skills for adults (ages 16 and over). Morning, evening, and afternoon classes are held in the lower level of the former St. Brigid’s School. Classes for adults with learning difficulties, learning disabilities, and learning challenges. Info: 410-522-1705 or email

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