Send your calendar entries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Low-cost, local events happening this week. To be included, your event must be family friendly, cost less than $25 per person and take place in Baltimore County as well as adjoining areas with a 20-minute drive. Please submit the event title, time and address to email@example.com with Town Crier in the subject line. Once approved by an editor, the event will be listed until its completion date. It will run in the print edition as space allows. You can also submit to a separate online calendar at www.avenuenews.com.
Medicare Benefits in the New Year
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
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.
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
6-7 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Join us for a fun and easy craft! All supplies provided.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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!
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.