• Balladiers meet first and third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. 410-665-0372.

• Ballroom Dancing, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. with live or recorded music. Food and drinks available for purchase. Admission $17, $20 on big band nights. Students $12. 410-665-9339.

Northern Baltimore County Republican and Civic Organization — meetings last Thursday, (except Thanksgiving,) 7:30 p.m., at the Parkton American Legion Hall, 19520 York Road.  Kevin Bruffey, 443-801-1408 or kbruffey@yahoo.com.

Cub Scout Pack 130 — meets at Joppaview Elementary School, is now accepting first- to fifth-graders. Camping, fishing, hiking, archery and more. 410-952-3837 or jayramaster@yahoo.com.


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Maryland Chapter of the American Sewing Guild Quilters Group — hosts monthly meetings first Friday, 5 p.m., St. Johns Lutheran Church, 8808 Harford Road. marylandasg.org.

Bingo — American Legion Post 130, 8666 Silver Lake Drive, Perry Hall, Thursdays, 7-10 p.m. $10 for 27 games. Food and free parking available. 410-870-0625.

SETA — an organization of adults sharing cultural events in a social atmosphere every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. http://www.setarts.com or 410-668-1298 before 10 p.m.

Square Dance Lessons — sponsored by the Dubbin Recreation Council at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 9534 Belair Road, Perry Hall, Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m. 410-592-8512.

Parkville Toastmasters — meets first and third Thursdays, 7 p.m. at Oak Crest Village, Crestview Meeting Room, 8820 Walther Blvd., Parkville. Guests welcome. Cheryl Oed, 410-599-6680 or Ravena27@comcast.net.

Baltimore County Genealogical Society — meeting at Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Road, Nov. 27, doors open at noon for library research, computer users group meet at 1 p.m. and society meeting at 2 p.m. A speaker and presentation will follow. 410-665-8769 or http://www.serve.com/begs/begs.html.

Knights of Columbus Council 11615 — hosts cash bingo, Dec. 3, 6 p.m., at the Church of the Annunciation parish hall, 5212 McCormick Ave., Rosedale. $12 advance or $15 door. 410-866-6546 or http://www.kofc11615.com and click on the BINGO card.

Join Your Local 4-H Program — for learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. The University of Maryland Baltimore County 4-H program serves ages 5-18. Adult volunteer opportunities available. 410-771-1761 or http://www.baltimorecounty.umd.edu.

Perry Hall High School Craft Show — Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Holiday gifts and home décor. Food available for sale. craftshow@phhsptsa.org.

Holiday Open House — at Cromwell Valley Park, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Road, Perry Hall, Sherwood House, Dec. 3,10 a.m.-1 p.m. Make edible ornaments for wildlife, sip mulled hot cider, listen to holiday tunes, decorate cookies, create Christmas crafts with natural materials, and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. RSVP 410-887-2503. $2 donation.

Dance — sponsored by Parents Without Partners, Dec. 4, 7-11 p.m., at the Columbus Gardens in Perry Hall. Music by Big Cam & the Lifters. All are welcome, including married persons. $7 for members, $11 for nonmembers. 410-876-6504.

Celtic Christmas Shows — held at the Cellar Stage in the basement at Faith Community United Methodist Church, 5315 Harford Road, http://www.uptownconcerts.com.

• Robin Bullock, Ken Kolodner and Elke Baker, Dec. 2, 8 p.m. $23.

• Maggies Music, Dec. 9, 8 p.m. with Maggie Sanson, Andrea Hoag, Matthew Bell, Patrick Egan and Seth Kibel. $20.  

Candlelight Christmas Concert — presented by the ladies of Musica Antiqua, held at Emmanuel Church, 303 N. Main St., Bel Air, Dec. 11, 4 p.m. performed with period instruments and costumes, amid the traditional greenery of the beautifully decked church. $11. 410-529-0791.

The Maryland State Boychoir — is holding auditions for boys, ages 7-17, through November. 410-554-8644 or kathy@marylandstateboychoir.org.