Baltimore Highlands: Annual parade and festivities lead off season for young softball and baseball players

The Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands-Riverview Recreation Council presents its annual opening day parade and festivities for the boys baseball and girls softball programs Saturday, April 28.

At 9 a.m., a parade will commence at Riverview Elementary School on Kessler Road, proceed up Hollins Ferry Road to Lansdowne High School for a short ceremony. Expect to see elected officials, police and fire departments, military personnel, antique cars and balloons.

If you'd like to join in the festivities, call Jaime Rodriguez at 443-570-9181.

• From 7 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, April 28, the Junior Girls of August Raveio American Legion Post 195 will sponsor a dance with a 1970s theme. The $15 ticket also includes oven-fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, corn, rolls and dessert at the post, at 2603 Virginia Ave.

For information, call Colleen Bach at 410-247-4349.

• The next monthly dinner with bingo at the English Consul Volunteer Fire Department, 2827 Michigan Ave., is Friday, May 4. Doors open at 6 p.m.

The meat loaf dinner is $8. Games are $12. Cost for both dinner and games is $20. Call the department at 410-636-4434 if you need transportation to attend.

• American Legion Post 195, at 2603 Virginia Ave., will host a Mother's Day dinner 3-6 p.m. Sunday, May 13. The menu includes vegetables, rolls, assorted desserts, coffee and tea accompany either chicken breast or breaded tilapia entree. Cash bar available.

Call Brenda Harmon at 443-631-3477 before May 7 to place a reservation.

• The Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands Senior Center, 424 Third Ave., will a special lunch event at noon Monday, May 14, to celebrate Mother's Day.

In addition to a lunch of tomato soup, chicken salad, coleslaw, mandarin oranges, croissant and fudge brownies, there will be music and dancing, featuring Don Ingram. A $7 charge covers a meal.

For reservations, call the senior center at 410-887-1443 before May 8.

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