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Send your calendar entries to edi[email protected]enuenews.com. Lowcost, local events happening this week. Holiday Party
12 p.m. at the Rosedale Senior Center, 1208 Neighbors Ave.
Menu includes stuffed chicken breast, white and wild rice, carrots, peas and onions, wine and dessert. $5 per person. Dance and sing along with the TMT Duo following the meal. Kitchen Kaizen: A Safe Food Handling Program for Your Home December 6
7-8:15 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Dr. Shauna Henley teaches you ways to improve your meals no matter how long you have been preparing food for yourself and others. Throwback Thursday Auction Fundraiser December 7
1 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.
Help to support our Center during this FUN-raiser. A $1.00 will get you one paddle. We are currently accepting items for the auction. Please see front desk for more details. Breakfast with Santa
9 a.m. at the Victory Villa Community Center, 404 Compass Blvd.
Join Santa and helpers for pancake breakfast including eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee, juice, hot tea and hot chocolate. For more information and tickets, visit http://www. middleriverrec.com. Craft and Vendor Bazaar December 8
9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Back River United Methodist Church, 544 Back River Neck Rd.
Enjoy hot dogs, BBQ, coffee and cold drinks. To reserve a table, contact 443447-4765. Maker Workshop for Kids: Annual Holiday Bazaar December 8
11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
Learn about winter holidays around the world, create original gifts for loved ones at engaging craft stations and connect by taking fun selfies.
Jazzy Sounds of the
Season December 8 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Join Phil Ravita and Skip Grasso for holiday music played in the jazz idiom! Holiday Open House
12-4 p.m. at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.
Come join your favorite animals and staff members for a wonderful party to celebrate the holidays! Giving Crafternoon
2-3 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Library, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.
Create handmade gifts for anyone on your list as well as a special craft for those in need. All supplies provided. St. John’s Lutheran Toy Giveaway December 8
9 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 518 Franklin Ave.
We are a church looking to help those that might have a problem getting Christmas Toys for their children. So will be giving away gently used, new toys and bikes. Please come early to get in line! If you have any questions, please call 410-687-4621 Healthier Holiday Eating December 10
7-8 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Mandy Katz, registered dietitian and in-store nutritionist at Giant Food, presents an informative discussion on how to enjoy the holiday season without any of the guilt. Lawyers in the Library
4-6 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Maryland Legal Aid lawyers are on hand to offer free legal advice. Please bring all relevant documents. Assistance is offered on a first-come, firstserved basis. Diabetes Presentation December 10
10 p.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.
Jennifer Dennis from Walgreens Pharmacy will discuss the signs and symptoms, risk factors, and treatment of diabetes. You will learn how to minimize your chances of developing diabetes and how to prevent complications of the disease. Handling Your Own December 11
3-4 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Learn ways to approach and manage conflict with less harm to yourself and others. Facilitated by the Conflict Resolution Center of Baltimore County. Monthly Blood Pressure Check December 11
10 a.m. at the Rosedale Senior Center, 1208 Neighbors Ave.
A nurse from Franklin Square Hospital will conduct free blood pressure checks. Coping with Holiday Stress December 11
5-6 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd. This free hour-long workshop presented by facilitators from the Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County shows you ways to cope with stress, manage domestic conflict and provide a safe environment to raise a healthy, happy family. What’s My Coin Worth? December 11
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Learn about the features of a coin, how to find its value and how to navigate the modernday coin marketplace. Building Gingerbread Houses December 12
6-8 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
Get in the holiday spirit by creating a frosted winter wonderland gingerbread house out of graham crackers and candy. Senior Check UpRetirement, Annuities and Life Insurance December 12
12:30 p.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.
Scott Marsh from YIGwill explain all you need to know about the benefits of annuities, term and whole life insurance and final expense preparations.