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Es­sex Se­nior Cen­ter‘s 40th An­niver­sary Cel­e­bra­tion

Septem­ber 13

11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Con­rad’s Ruth Villa, 3301 Ed­wards Lane.

En­ter­tain­ment: DJ, corn hole, can jam, and more! Bull roast menu: Pit beef, pit ham, hot dogs, beef BBQ, Mar yland crab soup, potato salad, veg­e­tar­ian baked beans, cae­sar salad, brown­ies, ice cream, foun­tain soda, and draft beer. Tick­ets: $25.

Tell Your Story in 2018!

Septem­ber 13

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- it’s yours to share.

Fiber Arts Work­shop: Shi­bori Dyed Fabrics

Septem­ber 13

6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 East­ern Blvd.

Learn the art of shi­bori dye­ing, the Ja­panese tech­nique of fold­ing cloth to cre­ate pat­terns af­ter dye­ing with in­digo. Class lim­ited to 12 par­tic­i­pants. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Trail Guide Train­ing

Septem­ber 12-14

10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Marshy Point Na­ture Cen­ter, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

Marshy Point Na­ture Cen­ter and Cromwell Val­ley Park are look­ing for vol­un­teers to help teach about na­ture! Trail guides work with group pro­grams, spe­cial events, and an­i­mal care. Train­ing will fa­mil­iar­ize you with pop­u­lar pro­gram and the ecosys­tems of Bal­ti­more County.

Flu Shot Clinic

Septem­ber 14

1-3 p.m. at the Es­sex Se­nior Cen­ter, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Flu shots are no cost to Medi­care B ben­e­fi­cia­ries, Bravo, and Aetna par­tic­i­pants. Pneu­mo­nia shots are no cost to Medi­care B ben­e­fi­cia­ries. Cost to all oth­ers: $80 FluAD (high-dose) flu, $35 Quadri­va­lent (low-dose) flu, $95 Pneu­movax23 vac­cine. Cash or Check payable to Maxim Health­care Ser­vices. You must bring your orig­i­nal Medi­care Card or Health In­sur­ance Card and pic­ture iden­ti­fi­ca­tion to re­ceive a shot.

Con­nec­tFest!

Septem­ber 14

11-3:30 p.m. at Es­sex El­e­men­tary School, 100 Mace Ave.

A fun block party, with food and en­ter­tain­ment, of­fer­ing a va­ri­ety of ba­sic main­stream re­sources to help main­tain and im­prove com­mu­nity health.

Glo­ryWay Quar­tet Live In Con­cert

Septem­ber 14

7-9 p.m. at Back River United Methodist Church, 544 Back River Neck Rd.

Glo­ryWay Quar­tet, based in Mans­field, Ohio, trav­els na­tion­wide av­er­ag­ing over 200 con­cert dates per year. Beau­ti­ful four-part har­mony is what they do. Ad­mis­sion is free. A love of­fer­ing will be taken.

2nd An­nual Corn­hole Tour­na­ment

Septem­ber 15

12-7 p.m. at the Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 180, 1331 Sel­ing Ave.

This year’s tour­na­ment will ben­e­fit Hori­zon Day Camp. Tick­ets to par­tic­i­pate in the tour­na­ment are $50 per each team of 2 play­ers, and in­cludes ac­cess to the pre-tour­na­ment cook­out with lunch catered by Mis­sion BBQ, soft drinks, draft beer, and wine.

LEGO Mar­ble Maze

Septem­ber 15

2-3 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Li­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

Draw, de­sign and build your own labyrinth mar­ble maze! Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Ba­sic Pad­dling Course

Septem­ber 15

10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Marshy Point Na­ture Cen­ter, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

Learn ba­sic strokes from our Amer­i­can Ca­noe As­so­ci­a­tion cer­ti­fied in­struc­tors and then prac­tice your new skills on Dundee Creek. Ages 8 and up. Chil­dren un­der 8 must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult, Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. $7 per per­son, $5 for mem­bers.

In­tro­duc­tory Drone Work­shop

Septem­ber 15

2-3 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 East­ern Blvd.

Learn about drones and how they are used in a va­ri­ety of fields. Par­tic­i­pants have the chance to fly drones of dif­fer­ent sizes and types with a li­censed Global Air Me­dia in­struc­tor. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Learn­ing Party: Drama

Septem­ber 15

10-11:30 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Li­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

Make learn­ing fun! Explore dif­fer­ent ways to ex­pe­ri­ence the arts with your child through play. Learn fun tips and take home ac­tiv­i­ties to help your child get ready for kinder­garten. Ideal for chil­dren ages 2 to 4 years old, younger and older sib­lings are wel­come to at­tend. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Karaoke and Line Danc­ing

Septem­ber 14-16 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.

What’s so Grand about Grand­par­ent­ing?

Septem­ber 17

10:30 a.m. at the Rosedale Se­nior Cen­ter, 1208 Neigh­bors Ave.

Dis­cuss the joys and chal­lenges of grand­par­ent­ing with Dr. Frances Bond.

High-Per­for­mance Re­sume and In­ter­view Skills

Septem­ber 17

3-5 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 East­ern Blvd.

Learn proven meth­ods for in­ter­view­ing and de­vel­op­ing a re­sume that will get you the at­ten­tion of em­ploy­ers. Bring your cur­rent re­sume for an ex­pert cri­tique.

Free Speaker Se­ries: The Most Im­por­tant Fish in the Sea

Septem­ber 18

7 p.m. at the Marshy Point Na­ture Cen­ter, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

This mag­nif­i­cent crea­ture, the men­haden, pro­vides amaz­ing fil­ter feed­ing ben­e­fits that have the power to sig­nif­i­cantly im­prove wa­ter qual­ity in the bay. Mr. Loren Lustig will give a view of the crit­i­cal de­ci­sions be­ing made to en­cour­age re­cov­ery of this es­sen­tial species.

Ask-A-Lawyer Dur­ing Lunch

Septem­ber 18

12 p.m. at the Es­sex Se­nior Cen­ter, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Lo­cal At­tor­ney, Jerry Lamb­din, will be in dur­ing our lunch hour to an­swer any le­gal ques­tions you may have dur­ing an open fo­rum.

Com­mu­nity Blood Drive

Septem­ber 18

2-7:30 p.m. at Chick-Fil-A, 1202 Martin Blvd.

Giv­ing blood doesn’t re­quire much time. About an hour should do it. And in that time, you can save up to three lives. The need is on­go­ing but the sup­ply is not. Reg­is­ter on­line.

Help for the Home­less

Septem­ber 18

1-3 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 East­ern Blvd.

Are you or do you know some­one fac­ing home­less­ness in Bal­ti­more County? Pro­logue, Inc. presents a dis­cus­sion and refers cus­tomers to avail­able ser­vices. All com­mu­nity mem­bers wel­come.

Flu Clinic

Septem­ber 18

9-11 a.m. at the Rosedale Se­nior Cen­ter, 1208 Neigh­bors Ave.

No ap­point­ment nec­es­sary. See front desk for more info.

Ba­sic Crime Preven­tion Tips

Septem­ber 19

1 p.m. at the Es­sex Se­nior Cen­ter, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Older adults are of­ten the tar­get of crime, so join us to learn about tips that can help you not be­come a vic­tim. Join us as Of­fi­cer Di­etsch gives us tips on re­main­ing safe.

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