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Medi­care Ben­e­fits in the New Year

Septem­ber 27

10:30 a.m. at the Vic­tory Villa Se­nior Cen­ter, 403 Com­pass Rd.

Lisa Solomon will be here to share with you what changes you should ex­pect with your Medi­care Ben­e­fits in the new year and how you can be best pre­pared for the changes.

Crafter­work: Hal­loween Wreath

Septem­ber 27

6-7:30 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Li­brary, 8133 Sand­piper Cir­cle.

Stressed? Re­lax and so­cial­ize with an easy craft each month. Adults only, please. All sup­plies pro­vided.

Book Club

Septem­ber 27

1 p.m. at the Rosedale Se­nior Cen­ter, 1208 Neigh­bors Ave.

A BCPL li­brar­ian from the Rosedale branch will lead the group con­ver­sa­tion on this month’s ti­tle A Great Reck­on­ing by Louise Penny. Copies still avail­able at the front desk.

Fam­ily Craft Night

Septem­ber 27

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

Join us for a fun and easy craft! All sup­plies pro­vided.

Karaoke

Septem­ber 28

7-11 p.m. at the Gun­pow­der VFW Post 10067, at 6309 Ebenezer Rd.

Come join us for an evening of good singing and a fun time. Please call the Post at 410-335-8933 for kitchen avail­abil­ity, menu and spe­cials.

Red­wood Ecol­ogy

Septem­ber 28

10 a.m. at the Vic­tory Villa Se­nior Cen­ter, 403 Com­pass Rd.

Join us for this live on­line learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ence and find out about the unique red­wood for­est ecosys­tems of Hum­boldt Red­woods and Prairie Creek Red­woods State Parks.

Quar­ter Auc­tion

Septem­ber 28

6 p.m. at the FOP Lodge 43, 730 Wam­pler Rd.

Tick­ets are $5 for 2 pad­dles. Come see what crafters and ven­dors have for you to win. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit autism aware­ness or­ga­ni­za­tions.

Make A Scare­crow

Septem­ber 29

1-2 p.m. at the Marshy Point Na­ture Cen­ter, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

Bring old clothes to make a scare­crow or pick one of our baby out­fits to make a scar-baby. $7 per scare­crow, $5 for mem­bers.

Learn­ing Party: Dance and Move­ment

Septem­ber 29 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.

Om Shanti El­e­men­tary Yoga

Septem­ber 29

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

Yoga of­fers con­fi­dence, move­ment and mind and body aware­ness. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Chap­ter VII Quar­tet Live in Con­cert

Septem­ber 29

6-8 p.m. at the Back River United Methodist Church, 544 Back River Neck Rd.

Ad­mis­sion is free with a love of­fer­ing taken to help the group with ex­penses. Our sanc­tu­ary is bar­ri­er­free and ac­ces­si­ble to all.

Build-a-Drone Work­shop

Septem­ber 29

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

This hands-on work­shop uses math, science and en­gi­neer­ing skills to model, build and fly a drone from scratch with a li­censed Global Air Me­dia in­struc­tor. Par­tic­i­pants also learn about STEM-re­lated ed­u­ca­tion and ca­reers in the drone in­dus­try. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

80th An­niver­sary and As­tro­naut Visit

Septem­ber 30

1-5 p.m. at the Es­sex Elks Lodge #1866, 1007 East Homberg Ave.

Help cel­e­brate the 80 years of Troop 355’s scout­ing his­tory with an amaz­ing Key­note speaker: As­tro­naut Tom Jones. The War of 1812 So­ci­ety has sup­ported Troop 355 with nu­mer­ous Ea­gle Scout awards over the year as well as sev­eral of their Troop do­ing 1812 re­lated Ea­gle Projects. Come show your sup­port and meet many Ea­gle Scouts and an As­tro­naut na­tive of Bal­ti­more.

Fiber Arts Work­shop: Nee­dle Felted Scenes

Septem­ber 30

2-4 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Li­brary, 8133 Sand­piper Cir­cle.

Learn color the­ory and ba­sic nee­dle felt­ing, the art of tan­gling wool with barbed nee­dles, to cre­ate a 5x7” land­scape, still life or na­ture scene. Class lim­ited to 12 par­tic­i­pants. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Queen Bee Tea and Chi­nese Auc­tion

Septem­ber 30

Menu to in­clude: soup, scone, tea sand­wiches and dessert. $18 in ad­vance, $23 at the door. Chil­dren 4-12, $3, chil­dren 3 and un­der, free. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact, Betty Stahm at 410-598-5895 or bjs­tahm226@hot­mail.com or Pam Ed­mis­ton at 410-8664793 or pamela.ed­mis­ton@ com­cast.net For reser­va­tions, please call Cass Kropp at 410-686-6185.

Karaoke and Line Danc­ing

Septem­ber 28-30 at the Es­sex Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 148, 20 S. Mar­lyn Ave.

Karaoke with Jimmy & Judy D, on Fri­day, Sept. 28th, from 8:00 pm to mid­night. Line Danc­ing with “The Dude” will also be in the hall from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm on Fri­days. On Satur­day, Sept. 29th, from 8:00 pm to mid­night, Karaoke with G,G & B. And on Sun­day, Sept. 30th, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Karaoke with Mu­sic Solution with Ricko & Bo. Come join us for a week­end of good singing and a fun time. Please call the Post at 410-686-2353 for kitchen avail­abil­ity, menu and spe­cials.

Path­ways to Ca­reers

Oc­to­ber 1

10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at CCBC Es­sex, Robert and Eleanor Ro­madka Col­lege Cen­ter (ROMA) up­per lobby, 7201 Rossville Blvd.

Want an in­tern­ship? Don’t miss this event. Con­nect with alumni, fac­ulty, and re­sources. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact kgoehner@ ccbcmd.edu.

High-Per­for­mance Re­sume and In­ter­view Skills

Oc­to­ber 1

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.

Pre-K Na­ture Drop-In

Oc­to­ber 1

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

In­tro­duce your lit­tle ones to na­ture’s won­ders while en­joy­ing sto­ries, crafts, songs, & out­door ac­tiv­i­ties to­gether. Dress for the weather, ar­rive by start time. For fam­i­lies; groups must sched­ule a trip.

Voter Reg­is­tra­tion Drive

Oc­to­ber 2

10 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

Voter reg­is­tra­tion vol­un­teers are avail­able to as­sist new vot­ers with ap­ply­ing for reg­is­tra­tion to­day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ap­pli­cants must be U.S. cit­i­zens, Mary­land res­i­dents and at least 16 years of age (but can­not vote un­less 18 years of age by the next gen­eral elec­tion). Please be pre­pared with your cit­i­zen­ship sta­tus, party af­fil­i­a­tion and driver’s li­cense num­ber or So­cial Se­cu­rity num­ber.

Line Danc­ing

Oc­to­ber 2

7-9 p.m. at the Es­sex Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 148, 20 S. Mar­lyn Ave.

Begin­ner Line Danc­ing with “The Dude.” Con­tact An­thony at 443-801-5678 for ad­di­tional de­tails.

Small Busi­ness Coun­sel­ing

Oc­to­ber 3

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Li­brar y, 8133 Sand­piper Cir­cle.

Bring your ques­tions to an in­di­vid­ual one-hour ap­point­ment with an ad­viser from the Small Busi­ness Re­source Cen­ter. The ad­viser can as­sist with busi­ness plan de­vel­op­ment, mar­ket­ing, loan prepa­ra­tion and mi­nor­ity busi­ness en­ter­prise. Ap­point­ment times are 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon or 1 p.m. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Con­tact branch to regis­ter.

Meet the Au­thor: Lisa Hill­man

Oc­to­ber 3 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

Voter reg­is­tra­tion vol­un­teers are avail­able to as­sist new vot­ers with

Lisa Hill­man talks about her book Se­cret No More: A True Story of Hope for Par­ents with an Ad­dicted Child. It is a story of dis­cov­ery, shame, de­nial and, fi­nally, ac­cep­tance. The book tells of one mother’s ul­ti­mate strug­gle with her son’s ad­dic­tion and how it taught her a new way to love.

Bless­ing of the An­i­mals

Oc­to­ber 3

6-6:45 p.m. at the Zion United Church of Christ, 7146 Golden Ring Rd.

All crea­tures, great and small, are in­vited to Zion UCC’s Bless­ing of the An­i­mals. Bring your dogs, cats, fish, rab­bits, ham­sters, birds, igua­nas, or even horses; whether the pets are furry, winged, or with gills.

Hook ‘n’ Stitch for Fun and Char­ity

Oc­to­ber 3

6:30-8 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

Bring your yarn and nee­dles to make knit­ted/ cro­cheted donations for char­ity or work on your own projects and so­cial­ize. Learn new pat­terns and make new friends!

Tots@10:00

Oc­to­ber 4

10 a.m. at the Av­enue in White Marsh, 8125 Honeygo Blvd,

Get up close with your fa­vorite farm an­i­mals be­cause we are host­ing a pet­ting zoo. These fun-filled morn­ings are or­ga­nized for chil­dren 5 and un­der and the adults they bring with them.

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