Christ United Methodist Church, 2833 Florida Ave., begins the new month with Family Fun Night on Friday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m. Mikie Johnson and Lauren Brumbaug will serve a light meal, followed by games/activities for all ages.
• The next day, March 2, the United Methodist Men will present their annual spaghetti dinner, 4-7 p.m. Salad, dessert and drinks included for the low price of $7. Proceeds go to church maintenance, such as a recently installed chair lift.
Call 410-789-9058 to learn more.
Lansdowne United Methodist Church, 114 Lavern Ave., extends an open invitation to a roast pork supper, 3:30-7 p.m. Saturday, March 2. Adults pay $10; children, $5; carryouts, $10. Also on the menu are mashed potatoes with gravy, sauerkraut, green beans, applesauce, pickled beets, biscuits and dessert.
Call Virginia Mullins, at 410-242-3039, for information.
The Lansdowne-Riverview recreation councils announce the 2013 Southwest Area Girls Softball League for ages 5-16. Registration fee is $45. Sign up is 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at Lansdowne Elementary School, 2300 Alma Road; and Baltimore Highlands Elementary School, 4300 Annapolis Road, until March 22.
A meeting for coaches and players is scheduled for 6:30-8 p.m. March 25, on the ball fields at Lansdowne High School on Hollins Ferry Road.
The season will begin with a parade April 20.
Call league President Bill Brophy at 410-917-2023.
• Boys baseball, through the Baltimore Highlands Recreation Council, costs $50 per child or raffle tickets may be sold to cover that cost. Registration is 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at Lansdowne Elementary School, 2300 Alma Road; and Baltimore Highlands Elementary School, 4300 Annapolis Road, until March 22.
Players will meet their coaches on the ball fields at Lansdowne High School on Tuesday, March 26, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Call league president Joe Hall at 443-438-8585.
The ladies auxiliary of August Raveio American Legion Post 195, 2603 Virginia Ave., will host a dinner-dance from 7 p.m. to midnight March 23. Turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, stuffing, green beans, rolls, assorted desserts and a limited open bar available for $15. A new group, Satin Rhythm, will perform.
Call Kelly Culp, at 443-956-3238, to order tickets.
English Consul Volunteer Fire Department received permission from Baltimore County to burn down houses at 4118 and 4120 Oak Road, in preparation for 90 new homes to be constucted.
On Feb. 16, residents gathered and took pictures of the professional manner in which the firefighters managed this task. At a later date, an official ceremony will initiate the opening of this development.
• The department's spaghetti dinner is set for March 26, 5-7:30 p.m. Adults pay $7; cost for ages 6 to 9 is $5; and free for younger children.
Happy eighth birthday to my friend, Derek Palmer, who celebrated Feb. 16!