The Catholic Community at Relay, 5225 Cedar Ave., welcomes Hope Presbyterian Church members and the community to a 10 a.m. worship of gratitude.

Callt 410-247-4033.

St. Stephen Lutheran Church's thanks ascend at 10 a.m., 901 Courtney Road. All ages.

Call 410-242-0422.


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A harvest of thankful praises will fill the air at St. Clement Catholic Church's 9 a.m. Mass, 2700 Washington Ave.

Call 410-242-1025.

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Lovers of ethnic specialties will find myriad homemade entrees and desserts at the Slavic Food Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in Patronage Byzantine Catholic Church, 1260 Stevens Ave. Dine in. Then purchase baked goods and gift items to take home.

Call 410-247-4936 or go to http://www.patronagechurch.com.

"Christmas is Coming" for Our Lady of Victory Church's Sodality bakers. These bazaar lovers will present an array of pies, cakes, breads, cookies and candies to tempt us at 4414 Wilkens Ave. 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, and Sunday, Nov. 25, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sales of handcrafts, cutlery, nearly new and sports bargains plus a raffle are featured, too.

Details available, 410-242-0131 or 410-242-2972.

Southwest Emergency Services' "Santa" Okonski asks for donations of gift cards, cookie baking supplies, toys for tots, nutritious staple foods and cash. She uses these contributions to make the holiday season merry for families in dire straits.

Give her a ring at 410-247-8154.