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Sum­mer Meals Cel­e­bra­tion: Meet a Ravens Player

July 19

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

July 19

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.

Oys­ter Games

July 19

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!

July 19

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

July 20

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

July 20

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

July 21

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

July 21

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

July 21

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

July 21

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

July 22

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

July 23

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.

BUNCO!

July 23

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

July 23

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

July 24

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

July 24

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

July 25

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

July 25

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

July 25

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

July 25

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

July 25

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?

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