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Summer Meals Celebration: Meet a Ravens Player
12:30-2 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
An exciting afternoon with lunch for ages 18 and under, games, a dairy farmer and the opportunity to meet former Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Qadry Ismail as well as a surprise guest. The schedule for the day: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. — Summer lunch for ages 18 and under and activities, 1:15 p.m. — Short presentation, 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m. — Activities and games.
Lego Fun Jewelry Making with Essex Library: Intergenerational
11 a.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.
Make a craft with your children and or grandchildren. Jewelry made with Lego pieces! Sign up in advance. Guests are invited to stay for lunch but pre-registration is required.
6-6:40 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Library, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.
Get in the game with Oyster Recovery Partnership. Learn about the evolving and storied life of a Chesapeake Bay waterman. Use real oyster tongs to pull shells from below a “boat” and “harvest” them in a basket. Registration required.
Tell Your Story in 2018!
2 p.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.
Join us for this unique series for 2018. Use writing prompts and explore different medias to share your life story — its yours to share.
Fab Lab Friday
1-2 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Make, create and explore at your branch! A new maker activity, experiment or craft each week.
Corn and Dog Roast at Iron Point
8-9:30 p.m. at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.
Join a naturalist to roast hot dogs and green corn over the campfire. $3 per person, $2 per member. Reser vations required.
Call of the Wild: Sounds of Nature
3-3:45 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Learn about the symphony of animals around us through sounds and hands-on encounters with the animal experts from EcoAdventures.
LEGO Stop Motion Animation
2-4 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
Learn how to become a stop motion animator. Discover how to create a plot, develop a scene and bring your LEGO and clay animations to life. Registration required. Tablet or smartphone recommended, as a very limited supply is available at the program.
Chesapeake Bay Pirates
2-3:30 p.m. at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.
Welcome aboard! Join us for some tall tales, sea shanties, and a treasure hunt where X marks the spot. Free for all ages.
Grow a Community Rock Garden
2-3 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Library, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.
Painting rocks rocks! Create a beautiful painted rock to add to the branch’s community rock garden. Paint a second rock to take home for yourself. All supplies provided.
Basic Paddling Course
1-3 p.m. at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.
Learn the basic strokes needed to master a canoe. Ages 8 to adult, children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. $7 non-members, $5 members. Space is limited. Registration required.
Karaoke and Line Dancing
July 20-22 at the Essex American Legion, Post 148, 20 S. Marlyn Ave.
Come join us for a weekend of good singing and a fun time. Please call the Post at 410-6862353 for kitchen availability, menu and specials.
Job Connector in Communities: Job Readiness Series
5-7 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Designed to help you understand and deliver the essential workplace skills that companies are looking for. Upon completion, participants will have learned about communication, dependability, reasonability, respectability, workability and the next steps to employment. Space is limited. Contact or visit the branch for application.
12:30 p.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd. Join us for this fun, easy to learn dice game. Always looking for new players.
Hello Baltimore County
10:30 a.m. at the Rosedale Senior Center, 1208 Neighbors Ave.
Did you know that the county has their own show on cable channel 25? We will view some of this summer’s latest video clips about fire safety, summer crime trends and more.
Create with a Plate
10-11 a.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
What can you make with a paper plate? Come find out! Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Obesity in Older Adults
12:45 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.
Obesity seems to be increasing in every age group, but just how much has it risen in older adults? Find out this and much more. Presenter: Terri Dukes of Amedisys.
Wednesday Makerspace: Making Music
6:30-8 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
Let’s build things together! Continue the Summer Reading Challenge fun by making your own Altoids box karimba, also known as a thumb piano, to take home. Registration required.
Summer Luau Party
12 p.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.
Tickets $10.00. Music and line dance calling provided by Lee Glab. Hawaiian Lunch catered by Glenmore.
Summer Fun Nights
6-8 p.m. at the Zion United Church of Christ, 7146 Golden Ring Rd.
Hot dogs, burgers, and drinks provided. Bring a side dish or dessert to share, maybe both if your group is large! Kids’ activities and plenty of fellowship opportunities available. See you there!
Women in History Rock
6-6:45 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Library, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.
Award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung presents a fun, interactive show featuring Amelia Earhart in this dynamic performance.
Ted Talk: Why It’s Sometimes Good To Be Bored
12:45 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.
Learn how being bored can lead to new possibilities, better ideas, and even an extra shot of creativity. Join us as we watch a 4-part series on boredom. Talk 1 — How Boredom Can Lead To Your Most Brilliant Ideas. Talk 2 — Doodlers, Unite! Talk 3 — Why Some Of Us Don’t Have One True Calling. Talk 4 — What Can We Learn From Shortcuts?