Don’t miss Orioles players, John Means & Paul Fry, as they guest host at our Brews and O’s event!

Northern Baltimore's calendar of events

Submit notices via email:; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is noon the Thursday before publication.

Arts and Museums

The Walters Art Museum 600 N. Charles St. 410-547-9000,

• The Art of the Writing Instrument from Paris to Persia, through Sept. 25.

• Setting Sail: Drawings of the Sea from the Walters' Collection featuring drawings, paintings, and prints of ships, sailors and the sea from the permanent collection of the Walters. Runs through Sept. 11. Free.

• Walk-In Gallery Tours. On Sundays and selected Saturdays, the Walters offers docent-led tours of a different part of the collection. No reservations are required. Highlights of the Walters Art Museum is July 17, 1 p.m.

Baltimore Clayworks — 5707 Smith Ave., hosts Contours of Belonging: Aisha Harrison. Runs through Aug. 6. Free. 410-578-1919.

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture — 830 E. Pratt St.

• Material Girls: Contemporary Black Women Artists Special Exhibition on view until Oct.16.

• Elliot Levine and Urban Groove, July 21, 5-8 p.m. Includes free appetizers and cash bar. $5. Members are free.

• Art Workshop: Mastering Beads with Joyce Scott, July 23, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call to register 443-263-1829. $20.

• Lines Connect Book Club: "Money Can't Buy Love" by Connie Briscoe, author appearance and book signing, July 28, 6:30 p.m. $5. 443-263-1827.

The Baltimore Museum of Art 10 Art Museum Drive, presents

• Drop-In Art Activities, Family Art Center, every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 443-573-1870 or General admission is free.

• Free Family Sundays, Workshops: 2–5 p.m. Tours: 2–2:45 p.m. the last Sunday of the month.


The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge — 5k/1 Mile Fun Walk to benefit Zero (The Project to End Prostate Cancer), Sept. 25, 8:30 a.m., Towson University, Johnny Unitas Stadium. $30 in advance, $35 race day.

Eat-A-Peach Challenge Bike Ride — sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Maryland, Aug. 13. Routes start and end at the Peach Festival, Carroll County Agricultural Center, Westminster, and wind their way through Carroll and Frederick counties., 410-448-2924, or to download a registration brochure.

Walk for Lupus Now — to benefit the chapter's many free services for people with lupus, Druid Hill Park, 900 Druid Park Lake Drive, Sept. 24, 3-5 p.m. 888-349-1167 or To register,


Second Saturdays in Station North — Eleven venues, all within four blocks of Charles Street and North Avenue, will feature free events throughout the day including art exhibitions, live music performances, a theatrical performance, a theater class, an improv performance, open mic and more. 410-962-7075, or

Summer Sounds at the Square — Weekly outdoor concert series featuring live music by local bands, Belvedere Square, Corner of York Road and Belvedere Avenue, Fridays, 6-9 p.m., through Sept. 16. Free.

• July 22: Sons of Pirates, rock n roll.

Farmers Market — Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, Saturdays through Oct. 8, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 410-727-4808 or:

Mini Barn Sale — Broadmead, 13801 York Road, Cockeysville, to support community activites and donations of charitable gifts, July 15, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Includes clothing, linens, furniture, shoes, bags, appliances and kitchenware. Margaret Proctor, 443-578-8238.

Concerts and Theater

Minas — 815 W. 36th St., Hampden. 410-732-4258 or

• Minas Konsolas Interactions Show runs through Aug. 28.

• Town Square Open Mike, July 17 and 19, 4 p.m. Free.

• Belly Dancing, July 24, 5 p.m. Meridian Belly Dance. $5.

Creative Alliance at the Patterson — 3134 Eastern Ave. 410-276-1651 or

• Steve Hefter and St. Even with Fancy Face and Leonard Mynx, July 29, 8 p.m. $12, $7 members and students.

• Cyro Baptista and Beat The Donkey with Telesma, July 30, 8 p.m. $20, $15 members.

• Caleb Stine hosts Woody Guthrie Dreams, benefit and Woody birthday party, July 16, 8 p.m. Proceeds support the production. $20, $15 members.

• Living Proof, Directors Kalima Young and Erin Davies in person, July 22, 6 p.m. $10, $5 members, students.

• Late Night with Mickey Mahoney and Catherine Pancake, July 22, 9 p.m. $10, $5 members, students.

• Pass It Down! Ken and Brad Kolodner, Lea and Jonathan Gilmore, Billy McComiskey and sons!, July 23, 8 p.m. $16, $11 members.

Fells Point Corner Theatre — 251 S. Ann St. presents "The Sculptress," a Baltimore Playwrights Festival production, July 8-31, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., and Sundays, 7 p.m. (No show July 22-23). Tickets at

Arceci/McKean & Friends — presented by The Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles St., Aug. 11, 7 p.m. In advance $15 general, $12 seniors and students. At the door: $20 general, $15 seniors and students. 410-385-2638.

Strand Theater Company — along with Unruly Women present an adaptation by Francesca Chilcote and Laurie Wolf of William Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, July 29, 8 p.m., July 30, 2 and 8 p.m., and July 31, 2 p.m. or or 703-622-6526.

Pumpkin Theatre — for young audiences, held at St. Timothy's School for Girls, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, opens with "Charlotte's Web," Sept. 17-25. Five-play subscription, $44. or 410-828-1814.


Loyola University Maryland — 4501 N. Charles St., 410-617-2412 or, presents Graduate Programs in Kodaly Music Education Workshops, Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. A day of music making, food, networking and teaching ideas. Free. 410-617-5020 or

Health and Support

One Day At A Time Al-Anon meetings — Monday evenings, 7-8 p.m., second floor of the Hampden Family Center, 1104 W. 36th St. 202-488-5629 or

Lupus Support Group — Good Samaritan Hospital, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd., second Saturdays, 10 a.m., 1-888-349-1167 or


Central Library — 400 Cathedral St., 410-396-5402.

• Preschool Leaps, program of stories, songs and fun for ages 3-5, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m.

• Mother Goose Baby Steps, for up to age 3, Fridays, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and Saturdays, 10:15 a.m.

• Toddler Jumps, for 2-year olds, Thursdays, 11:15 a.m.

• The Civil War in Your Attic. Bring in any documents or photographs from 1859–1867 to be scanned and added to the Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage Web site, July 16, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.. Michael Scott, 410-545-6342 for an appointment.

• Cameron McWhirter talks about his new book, "Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America," July 19, 6:30 p.m.

Govans Library — 5714 Bellona Ave. 410-396-6098.

• Mother Goose Baby Steps, for up to age 3, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.

• Preschool Leaps, program of stories, songs, and fun for ages 3-5, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.

• Pajama Story Time, for ages 3-5, Aug. 4, 7 p.m.

• U.S.S. Cyclops: Marvin W. Barrash presents a slide presentation on this ship which disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle in 1918, July 14, 6:30 p.m.

• T-Shirt Design: make your own design. July 20, 1 p.m.

Hampden Library — 3641 Falls Road. 410-396-6043.

• Mother Goose Baby Steps, for up to age 3, Wednesdays, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and Saturdays, 10:15 a.m.

• Preschool Leaps, program of stories, songs, and fun for ages 3-5, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 11 a.m.

Northwood Library — 4420 Loch Raven Blvd. 410-396-6076.

• Preschool Leaps, stories, songs and fun for ages 3-5, Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.

• Mother Goose Baby Steps, for up to age 3, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

• Chapter by Chapter — Cover to Cover, Wednesdays, 4 p.m., ages 6-12. Listen to others reading aloud or take a turn reading aloud.

Roland Park Library — 5108 Roland Ave. 410-396-6099.

• Mother Goose Baby Steps, interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement for up to 3 years with caregivers, Mondays, 1:30 p.m.

• Toddler Jumps, storytime program with books, rhymes and bouncing balls for 2-year-olds and their caregivers, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

• Preschool Leaps, program of stories, songs, and fun for ages 3-5, Thursdays, 11 a.m.

• Poetry: learn poetic lines and delivery, July 20, 4 p.m.

Waverly Library — 400 E. 33rd St., 410-396-6053.

• Preschool Leaps, stories, songs and fun for ages 3-5, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

• Mother Goose Baby Steps, interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement for up to 3 years with caregivers, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

• Get Fit at Your Library, Mondays, noon. A weekly workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms.


Eastern High School — Class of 1961, 50-year reunion, Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys, Sept. 24, 1 p.m. Lois Krupinsky, 410-833-8269 or


Tai Chi for Seniors — Senior Network of North Baltimore, 5828 York Road. To improve health, fitness and balance. Mondays, 12:45 p.m. 410 323-7131.

St. Mary's Outreach Center — 3900 Roland Ave., offers "Ages on Stages" performance followed by an ice cream social, July 19, 1 p.m. RSVP 410-366-3106.


Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland — needs volunteers to deliver meals to homebound in Baltimore City and County. 443-573-0940, or

Evergreen Museum and Library — seeking volunteer museum guides. 410-516-0341 or or

Copyright © 2019, The Baltimore Sun, a Baltimore Sun Media Group publication | Place an Ad