Community Calendar: September 21

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Wednesday, September 21
Breaking News from Banner: The following events are taking place in Banner Neighborhoods. Info: 410-585-8810 ext. 104,,

Wednesday, Sept. 21: McElderry Park Community Meeting at Prince of Peace, 600 N. Linwood Ave., 6 p.m. (Note new location).

Tuesday, Sept. 27: C.A.R.E. Community Meeting, 219 N. Chester Street, 6 p.m.

Graceland Park: Graceland Park Improvement Association meets on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. at the Graceland United Methodist Church, 6714 Youngstown Avenue. Info: Mr. Babe Grabowski 410-288-4046,

Healing Prayers: Salem Lutheran Church 1530 Battery Avenue, has a service of prayer and healing. All are invited to worship by candlelight on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m. Info: Facebook or at

Worked at BethSteel? The following events are on the schedule for Retirees of United Local 9477. Info, tickets, etc.: Don Kellner 410-227-8462,

Members meet on monthly meeting on the third Wednesday of each month at noon at local 9477 Hall, 550 Dundalk Ave. Lunch served. The next is Sept. 21. Note: All retirees should have applied for Veba benefits and received a reply.
SOAR  meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. at 550 Dundalk Ave. The next is Sept. 22.

Thursday, September 22
Farmers Market: There’s a farmer’s market on the fourth Thursday of each month, noon-4 p.m., on Harbor Hospital’s South parking lot, 3001 S. Hanover Street. The next is Sept. 22. Info: Call 410-350-8271,

Saturday, September 24
Raise A Racquet Against Obesity: Kids can have fun playing in the “Battle Against Obesity” at the Patterson Park tennis courts, Linwood and Eastern avenues, on Saturday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. rain or shine, with tennis drills and games, alternative fitness, nutrition tips, healthy snacks, free gifts and prizes. Info:

Sci-Fi: The Baltimore Science Fiction Society, 3310 E. Baltimore Street, meets on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. and is looking for new members. Info:, 443-310-4080.

Scavenger Hunt: The Fells Prospect Scavenger Hunt will be on Saturday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (rain date Sunday, Sept. 25) with clues and questions relating to Fells Prospect. Earn team points and win prizes. Starts at Butts & Betty’s Tavern, 2200 Gough Street. Bring a camera/phone. All ages welcome. Ends at Ale Mary’s, 1939 Fleet Street. $6 in advance; $8 at the door. Info/tickets:, Laura

Flea Markets: Brewers Hill Community Association holds its Fall Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, Sept. 24 (rain date Saturday, Oct. 1), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the 3700-3900 blocks of Fait and Foster avenues, and the 600-800 blocks of Eaton, Fagley and Grundy.

AHEPA Senior Citizens House has a flea market on Saturday, Oct. 1, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the corner of Highland Ave. and Boston St. Info: Carolyn Coleman, 240-688-7758. 

Author and Services at the Synagogue: On Saturday, Sept. 24, B’nai Israel Synagogue, 27 Lloyd Street, has “The Surprising Truth About Lying” by M. Hirsh Goldberg, Author of “The Book of Lies,” starting 8:30 p.m. Book-signing at 10 p.m., Selichot services at 10:10 p.m. Info: 410-732-5454,,

Reunions: Eastern High School class of 1961 holds its 50-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Radisson Hotel, Cross Keys. Info: Lois Krupinsky 410-833-8269,

Patterson High School Class of 1996 holds a 45th reunion and dance on Oct. 14. Info: Milton Krysztofiak 410-882-6262, patterson

Sunday, September 25
Free Concert: The next Riverside Park Concert featuring Mambo Combo is on Sunday, Sept. 25, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

School of Religion: Our Lady of Pompei School of Religion, 201 S. Conkling Street, starts religion classes for Prek-8 on Sunday, Sept. 25. Registration for this, or for sacramental classes or Sunday school: Dot 410-685-5100, rectory 410-675-7790.

Monday, September 26
Let’s Dance: Our Lady of Fatima Dance Club has eight weeks of dance lessons for a total of $20/person, starting on Monday, Sept. 26 and running until Monday, Nov. 28, 7 p.m.-9:15 p.m. in the former school hall at 6400 E. Pratt Street at Kane Street. Under 18 accompanied by adult is free. Learn polka, fox trot, jitterbug, country and line dances and more. Info: Tommy Thomas 443-969-4361.

Bus Trips: The Senior Steelworkers of Local 2477 have a bus trip to Atlantic City on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., $23/person with $25 rebate. Info: Lena 410-633-7115.

PLAV Post 209 has a bus trip to the National Museum of the Marine Corps and the Heritage Center in Quantico, Virginia on Thursday, Sept. 29, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. leaving from the American Legion, 3300 Dundalk Avenue, $30/person. Info: Ray Weber 410-276-1025.

Overeaters Anonymous: OA, which endorses a 12-step program similar to that of Alcoholics Anonymous, holds weekly meetings on Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m. at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 7834 Eastern Avenue. No fees or dues. Info: Bob 410-335-7748,

Mark the Calendar…
Church Dinner Dance: Sacred Heart of Mary Church-Dundalk celebrates its 85th anniversary with a dinner dance on Sunday, Oct. 16 following the 12:15 p.m. mass. Buy tickets ($40/person) before and after all weekend Masses or by calling the Pastoral Life Center (410-633-2828). Sit-down dinner with beer, wine and soda and D.J. entertainment.

Wedding Dress Event: Local brides-to-be can buy wedding dresses at good prices to benefit the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation on Friday, Sept. 30-Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor. Info on tickets and admission: Info on donating a dress:

Community Notebook
Feasts and Roasts: The Allen Center, 1404 S. Charles St., holds a crab feast for its seniors on Wednesday, Sept. 21, noon-2 p.m. Cost is $13. Info: 410-685-6224. Note: This is a corrected date.

The Optimist Club of Dundalk holds its bull and oyster roast on Friday, Sept. 23 at the UAW Hall, 1010 S. Oldham Street, 7 p.m.-11 p.m., $35/person. Info/tickets: Shirley 410-285-3899.

Crime Prevention: The Southern District Police Community Relations Council holds COP walks as follows. Note: Unless otherwise specified, all walks are 7 p.m. Check the website for rules and policies, and for weather-related cancellations of walks. Info: Jack Baker, 443-831-0538,

Wednesday, Sept. 21, Locust Point: TBA

Thursday, Sept. 22, Federal Hill/Federal Hill South: meet at Porter’s Pub, Riverside Ave and E Cross St 

Monday, Sept. 26, Mt. Winans: meet at S Paca St and Hollins Ferry Rd

Tuesday, Sept. 27, Brooklyn: meet at the Hargrove District Courthouse, 700 E Patapsco Ave.
Bingo! United Evangelical Church has bingo on Friday, Sept. 23. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. with games at 6 p.m. 20 games for $10.00.  Bring a non-perishable food item and be entered to win a special prize.  Food and desserts sold. Info: 443-676-9957.

Sacred Heart of Jesus-Highlandtown, 600 S. Conkling Street, has bingo and dinner on Sunday, Oct. 2 in the church hall at 1 p.m., $20/person. Info: 410-342-4336.

St. Francis of Assisi, 3615 Harford Road, has bingo on Oct. 7, 6 p.m. in he church hall, $15 advance, $20 door. Info: 410-235-3162.

Flu Shots: There are flu shots for BethSteel retirees, widows and widowers by United Local 9477. at local 9477 Hall, 550 Dundalk Ave. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Medicare and insurance info required. Info, tickets, etc.: Don Kellner 410-227-8462,

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 Deadline for each week’s issue is Friday at noon of the week before.

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