Baltimore County


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Monday bingo — 12:30 p.m. American Legion Dewey Lowman Post 109, 1610 Sulphur Spring Road. 410-242-5956.

Monday bingo — 7:15 p.m. Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 Southwestern Blvd. Doors open 5:30 p.m. 410-242-6601.


Thursday bingo — 7:15 p.m. Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 Southwestern Blvd. Doors open 5:30 p.m. 410-242-6601.

Friday bingo — 7:30 p.m. Our Lady of Victory School, 4416 Wilkens Ave. 410-242-3688.

Saturday bingo — 6:15 p.m. St. Benedict Church hall, 2612 Wilkens Ave. 410-947-4988.

Saturday bingo — 7:15 p.m. Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 Southwestern Blvd. Doors open 5:30 p.m. 410-242-6601.


American Legion August Raveio Post 195 — 2603 Virginia Ave. hosts the following. 410-789-6266.

• Friday dinner and music, 5-11 p.m.

• Karaoke, Saturdays, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.


American Legion Dewey Lowman Post 109 — 1610 Sulphur Spring Road. 410-242-5956.

• Meets third Tuesdays, 8 p.m. New members welcome.

• Memorial Day Observance at the flag pole, East Drive and Sulphur Spring Road in Arbutus, May 30, 10:30 a.m.

Carroll Park Ladies Golf League — openings for women of all ages and skill levels. Rosemary, 410-247-1502.

Catonsville Lions Club — meets second and fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m. at Duesenberg's, 10 Mellor Ave., Catonsville. 410-536-0064.

Catonsville Toastmasters Club — meets second and fourth Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., St. John's United Church of Christ, 1000 S. Rolling Road, Room 202. 410-245-6100.


Civil Air Patrol — Fort McHenry Squadron meets Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., Maryland Army National Guard Armory, 103 Mellor Ave. Maj. Barth, 301-518-0046 or

Pack and Troop 337 — meets at Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave. Special needs unit welcomes boys ages 6-21, regardless of type or severity of disability. No fee for joining. Tim or Rosie Mills, 410-719-1102.

Ravens Roost 15 — meets second Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., Spirits West, 2601 Wilkens Ave. 410-525-3118.

Ravens Roost 68 — meets fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Johnson's Highland Inn, 4117 Annapolis Road.

Ravens Roost 97 — meets third Tuesdays, 7:15 p.m., Center Court, 5507 Selma Ave.

Riverview Community Association — meets second Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., Head Start Building, 3290 Kessler Road. 410-242-9156.


SETA — Singles Enjoying the Arts, for adults to share cultural activities in a friendly atmosphere Fridays-Sundays. or 410-668-1298 before 10 p.m.


Maryland State Department of Education — has federal funds to assist public and private nonprofit agencies in providing free meals and snacks to children available through Summer Food Service Program. Application deadline May 27. 410-767-0225 or

Free Benefits Screening — St. Clement's Catholic Church, 2700 Washington Ave., Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 410-261-5824.


Preschool Pals — Halethorpe Elementary School rec center, 4300 Maple Ave., ages 3-5. Sessions 9:30 a.m.-noon. Monthly fee $200 for five days a week, $160 for four days, $120 three days and $80 two days. 410-887-1449.


Baltimore County Master Gardener Program — University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville. Classes begin Sept. 9, Fridays, for 10 weeks, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Kriss Cocoros, 410-771-1934 or


Blue Jean Ball Raffle — to benefit Maryland Food Bank continues through May 30. Tickets $10 each or 12 for $100. Prize is $1,000 gift card to Wegmans. or

P.J. Schafer Memorial Golf Tournament — to benefit the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease and Sudden Cardiac Death, Compass Pointe Golf Course, June 16. Silent auction and dinner available. or 410 750-0737.

Good Eats

Free Breakfast — hosted by Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave., Arbutus, third Saturdays, 9-11 a.m. for everyone in community. Shawn Noratel,


Dinner — third Fridays, 6-9 p.m., English Consul Volunteer Fire Department, 2827 Michigan Ave. $8 for ages 12 and older, $6 for younger than 12. 410-636-4433.

Health and Fitness

Free Blood Pressure Screening — first and third Tuesdays, 12:30-2:30 p.m., St. Agnes Hospital, 900 Caton Ave. 410-368-3218.

Used Wigs Needed — Ribbons of Comfort collecting gently used wigs to benefit the St. Agnes Cancer Center. Lee Connelly, 410-944-3239.

Low Impact Aerobics — classes hosted by St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 901 Courtney Road, Mondays and Thursdays, 6:45-7:55 p.m. June 6-July 28. $60 for eight weeks. 410-788-1459.



Arbutus Library — 855 Sulphur Spring Road. 410-887-1451.

Wednesdays: 4 youth by youth, ages 11-17, 4 p.m.

Baby Boosters Story Time, ages up to 23 months, May 18, stories, music, movement and rhymes. Registration required, 10:30 a.m.

Lansdowne Library — 500 Third Ave. 410-887-5602.

Mondays: Pajama story times, ages 2-5, 7 p.m.

Thursdays: Fun food fest, for teens, 2:30 p.m.


Thursdays: Teen gaming, ages 11-17, 3 p.m.

Saturdays: Preschool story time, ages 2-5, 1 p.m.

Music and Theater

Accordion Heroes Concert — presented by Maryland Accordion Club, Bloomsbury Community Center, 106 Bloomsbury Ave., Catonsville, May 21, 7 p.m. Joe, 410-744-3352.

Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra — holding auditions for 2011-2012 season, at CCBC-Catonsville, June 4 and 11. Auditions by appointment only. or 410-442-5645.



Camp Hosts Needed — Patapsco Valley State Park Hilton and Hollofield campgrounds need camp hosts through October. Training provided. Maegan Cooper, 410-465-3287 or

Hilton Nature Center — Patapsco Valley State Park hosts Little Shoots: Tree Tales, ages 2-4, May 25, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Learn parts of a tree and search for leaf shapes, feel bark textures, smell a tree and make leaf rubbings to take home. $3. 410-461-5005 to sign up.


Patapsco Valley Republican Club — meets second Thursdays, Bloomsbury Community Center, 106 Bloomsbury Ave., Room 108.

Southwest Baltimore County Democrats — meets last Mondays, 7:30 p.m., Bloomsbury Community Center, 106 Bloomsbury Ave., Room 118. Kibby Rada, 410-747-6712.



Lansdowne High School — Class of 1990 planning a reunion. Mindy, or 301-305-7788.

Lansdowne High School — Class of 1971, 40-year reunion, Oct. 1, 7-11 p.m., Snyder's Willow Grove Restaurant. $40 includes hot and cold buffet, cash bar, and disc jockey.

Catonsville High School — Class of 1961 looking for classmates for 50-year reunion, Sept. 17, Rolling Road Golf Club. Carol Colton McCanna, 410-744-7696.

Catonsville High School — Class of 1962 looking for classmates for 50-year reunion in 2012. Ellen Blume Prager, 410-744-6970; or Barbara Armetta Marriott, 410-489-2757.

Catonsville High School — Class of 1966, 45-year reunion, June 11. Gail Buffington Gough, 410-788-4881.

Catonsville High School — Class of 1981 looking for classmates for Sept. 17 reunion. Send contact information to


Rolling Hills Woman's Club of Catonsville — 75-year reunion, Charlestown City Lights, Oct. 10, 11 a.m. Former members invited. 410-747-8591.

St. Mark's, Catonsville — Class of 1965 looking for classmates for 46-year reunion, Oct. 29, Rolling Road Golf Club, Joan Costello,


E-mail and Internet Basic Skills — weekdays, 9:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., Arbutus United Methodist Church, 1201 Maple Ave. Free. Mary Lee Nevitt, 410-744-1075.

Arbutus Senior Center — 855A Sulphur Spring Road. 410-887-1410.

• Free Movies: second and fourth Monday, 1 p.m.


• Pinochle: Mondays and Thursdays, 1-3 p.m.

• Chess: Tuesdays, 12:45 p.m.

• Bingo: Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m.

• Play the Wii: Weekdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

• Games: Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon.

• Needlecrafts: Friday, 10 a.m.


• Bridge Players needed Thursday or Friday mornings. Call to sign up.

• Chair exercise class for those 60 and older, Mondays, 11-11:45 a.m. Call to register.

• Anna Dorothy Zink, RN leads a discussion on heroes, May 27, 12:45-1:45 p.m. RSVP by May 25.

• Make your own ice cream sundae or root beer float, May 31, 12:45-1:45 p.m. RSVP by May 27.

• Penny Pincher's Club: Third Wednesdays, 12:45-1:45 p.m.

• Line Dancing, Chair Yoga, Yoga, Low Impact Aerobics, Tai Chi. Register for new classes, June 1-10.


• Water Color Painting Class, June 2 and 9, 10 a.m.-noon. RSVP by May 31.

• Trip to Wegman's, Sears, Five Below, Greetings and Readings, Ritz Camera, Claire's, Plow and Hearth plus other stores and restaurants, June 6, 9:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. $6. RSVP by June 1.

• Fitness Studio Meeting, June 7, 12:30 p.m. RSVP by June 4.

• BCDA Nutrition Department will talk about "Not Inviting Pests to Your Summer Events", June 9, 11 a.m. RSVP by June 7.

• OPC Energy Choice, June 9, 12:45 p.m. Presentation by Office of People's Counsel. RSVP by June 7.

• Travel Meeting, June 10, 10:30 a.m.


•Movie and Popcorn, June 13 and 27, 1 p.m.

• Meditation Demonstration. June 14, 10:30 a.m. RSVP by June 10.

• Flag Day Luncheon, June 14, noon. Entertainment by Let Us Entertain You, 1 p.m. Suggested donation is $2.50. RSVP by June 9.

• Tap Dance Demonstration, June 15, 1 p.m. RSVP by June 13.

• Father's Day Party, June 20, noon. Suggested donation is $2.50. RSVP by June 16.

• Laminate Business Card Documents. June 20, 10 a.m.-noon.


• Bob Johnston will show us his orchid collection, June 20, 10-11 a.m. RSVP by June 18.

• Blood Pressure Screening, June 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by St. Agnes Hospital.

• Discussion on "How Summer Heat Can Take a Toll on Your Food", June 21, 11 a.m. RSVP by June 19.

• Create Your Own Memory Book With Photos and Words, June 21, 12:45 p.m. RSVP by June 17.

• Paul Kin will talk about "Presidential Pain...the Little Known Illnesses, Infirmities and Deaths of Chief Executives, June 22, 12:45 p.m. RSVP by June 20.

• Learn about the Senior Smile Dental program, June 22, 12:45 p.m. Presented by the Baltimore County Department of Aging. RSVP by June 20.


• Director of the Peers Program will talk about "Emotional Safety and Reclaiming Your Power," June 23, 12:45 p.m. RSVP by June 21.

• Self Defense Class, June 24, 10:30 a.m.-noon. RSVP by June 10.

• Mystery Picnic, June 27, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $15 includes food and transportation. RSVP by June 21.

• Lunch Bunch goes to a Mystery Restaurant. June 28, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. RSVP by June 21. $6 for transportation.

• Cupcake Decorating, June 29, 9:30-11:30 a.m. $5. RSVP by June 24.

• Historical Places in Baltimore County, June 9, 12:45 p.m., by Denny Lynch. RSVP by June 27.


Lansdowne Baltimore Highlands Senior Center — 424 Third Ave., Lansdowne, hosts the following. 410-887-1443. Register at front desk.

• Ice Cream Social, June 2, 1 p.m. Create your own sundae. $1.

• Senior Center Council Meeting, June 4, 1 p.m.

• Fellowship Breakfast, June 8, 9 a.m. $3.

• Understanding Your Medicare, June 13, 12:45 p.m. Free.

• Home Safe Home, June 15, 11 a.m. Learn how to take precautions to ensure a living environment. No fee.


• Father's Day Celebration, June 16, noon. Special lunch and entertainment. Donation for lunch.

• Hearing Evaluation, June 20, 1-3 p.m. Free.

• Blood Pressure Screenings, June 21, 10 a.m. Provided by St. Agnes Hospital. Free

• Emotional Safety, June 27, 12:45 p.m., an interactive discussion on developing skills to foster relationships. Free.


Alzheimer's Support Group — meets first Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Brightview Assisted Living, 912 S. Rolling Road. 410-788-5001 or


American War Mothers Maryland's Star Spangled Chapter 1 — meets first Sundays. Friends and family members welcome. 301-924-2627 or 410-242-4659.

Ankylosing Sponylitis — third Wednesdays, Catonsville Senior Center, 501 N. Rolling Road. Stuart Merenbloom, 410-869-4157.

Family Support Groups — for those affected by leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and MDS meets third Tuesdays, St. Agnes Cancer Center. 410-527-0220.

Heart Patients Support Group — meets second Tuesdays, noon and fourth Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., St. Agnes Hospital, 900 Caton Ave. 410-368-2246.

Hepatitis C Support Group — meets second Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., St. Agnes Hospital, 900 Caton Ave. Free. 866-690-9355.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society — and St. Agnes Cancer Center Support Group meets third Mondays, 7 p.m., Catonsville Presbyterian Church, 1400 Frederick Road. Jen, 410-368-2970.


Lighthouse Youth and Family Counseling Center — offers social skills groups for ages 6-12 with autism spectrum disorders, Aspbergers, Down syndrome, attention deficit disorders. 60 Mellor Ave. 410-788-5483.

MS Support Group — meets second Saturdays in area, 10 a.m.-noon, Lyn, 410-747-6540.

St. Agnes Stepping Stones — holistic breast cancer support group meets first Thursdays, St. Agnes Hospital, 900 Caton Ave. Mary, 410-368-2306.

Stroke Support and Wellness Group — meets second Wednesdays, 2:30-4 p.m., St. Agnes Hospital, 900 Caton Ave. Eileen, 410-368-3246.


Arbutus Senior Center — looking for volunteers to prepare taxes in 2012. Free training. Basic computer experience required. Pat, 410-644-3701.


Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department — needs volunteers in administrative and emergency operations, 5200 Southwestern Blvd. Monthly social hour, first Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

KidsPeace — therapeutic foster care organization needs families and individuals to give guidance and stable homes to children and teens. Receive training, support, financial reimbursement and 24-hour support. 410-964-9329 or

Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland — needs volunteers to deliver meals from distribution site, Catonsville United Methodist Church, 6 Melvin Ave. Dejanelle, 443-573-0926 or

Y of Central Maryland — seeks volunteers for youth mentoring program. Work with at-risk youth ages 6-18. Must be at least 23 years old and complete 21 hours of training. Michelle, 410-728-0945, ext. 226 or

Baltimore County Department of Aging Home Team — needs volunteers to help homebound seniors. 410-887-4141 or

CASA of Baltimore County — needs volunteer court appointed special advocates and mentors. Must be 21 years old, complete 30 hours of pre-service training, undergo background check and be willing to make a commitment of at least one year. Male volunteers especially needed. 410-828-0515 or


Assist Seniors — volunteers needed to help select a prescription plan during Medicare Part D Fall Enrollment from Oct. 15-Dec. 7. Training classes begin in June. Computer skills required. 410-887-2059.