TOWN CRIER Tod­dler Story Time

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Fam­ily Jeop­ardy Night

De­cem­ber 27

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

Test your knowl­edge and win prizes!

Crafter­work: Quilted Pot Hold­ers

De­cem­ber 27

6-8 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.

De­cem­ber 28

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

Engage your tod­dler through sto­ries, rhymes, songs and move­ment ac­tiv­i­ties, fol­lowed by a play time. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

New Year’s Eve Party Crackers

De­cem­ber 28

2-3 p.m. at the Parkville-Car­ney Branch Li­brary, 9509 Har­ford Rd.

Bring in the new year with a pop! Craft your own con­fetti-filled party cracker with fes­tive pa­per, card­board and rib­bon. Ma­te­ri­als pro­vided.

Pub­lic Para­nor­mal In­ves­ti­ga­tion

De­cem­ber 29

8-11 p.m. at the Her­itage So­ci­ety of Es­sex and Mid­dle River, Inc., 516 Eastern Blvd.

Join The Bal­ti­more Para­nor­mal So­ci­ety for a pub­lic para­nor­mal in­ves­ti­ga­tion of the Her­itage So­ci­ety of Es­sex and Mid­dle River lo­cated in Es­sex, MD. Now the home of the Her­itage So­ci­ety, the build­ing once housed the for­mer com­mu­nity fire­house, po­lice sta­tion, and court­house. Hear about the ex­pe­ri­ences staff and vis­i­tors have had in­side the build­ing as well as the ac­tiv­ity cap­tured by BPS. All pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the Her­itage So­ci­ety.

Bring Your Color­ing to Life

De­cem­ber 29

1-2 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brar y, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

Color a color­ing page and watch it change into a 3D vir­tual draw­ing. Us­ing the Quiv­erVi­sion app and color­ing sheets, watch as your color­ing moves and in­ter­acts with you!

Visit the Cud­dle Shut­tle

De­cem­ber 29

11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Li­brary, 8133 Sandpiper Cir­cle.

Bal­ti­more County An­i­mal Shel­ter’s Cud­dle Shut­tle makes a stop at the White Marsh Branch! Meet adopt­able an­i­mals, learn about its spay and neuter ser­vices and pick up other use­ful in­for­ma­tion.

Feath­ers and Fur

De­cem­ber 30

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

These adap­ta­tions keep an­i­mals warm through the cold days of win­ter. Meet our furry and feath­ered an­i­mals.

Noon Year’s Eve

De­cem­ber 31

11 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch Li­brary, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

5-4-3-2-1! We count down to noon at this rockin’ child-friendly ver­sion of New Year’s Eve. En­joy crafts and mu­sic.

Noon Year’s Eve: Dance Party, Count­down and Craft

De­cem­ber 31

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch LI­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

We count down to noon at this rockin’ child-friendly ver­sion of New Year’s Eve.

Small Busi­ness Coun­sel­ing

Jan­uary 2

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Li­brary, 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.

Hook ‘n’ Stitch for Fun and Char­ity

Jan­uary 2

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!

Throw­back Thurs­day Presents: “The Black­out” New Year’s Party

Jan­uary 3

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

Join us for our fes­tive New Year’s Party with great food and en­ter­tain­ment. Meal in­cludes: Meat loaf, mac­a­roni and cheese, and home­made ap­ple cob­bler for dessert. Cost: $8.00. Tick­ets must be pur­chased by 12/27

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Com­put­ers for Begin­ners

Jan­uary 3

6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Li­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

In­ter­ested in learn­ing com­puter ba­sics and want to im­prove your typ­ing? Join us for an in­tro­duc­tory com­puter course. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Sur­viv­ing Win­ter

Jan­uary 5

2-3:30 p.m. at the Marshy Point Na­ture Cen­ter, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

Learn how hu­mans have been able to with­stand win­ter con­di­tions through his­tory. Dress for the weather as we will go out­side to build a shel­ter.

Life Line Screen­ing

Jan­uary 5

9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Back River United Methodist, 544 Back River Neck Rd.

Sign up early to get an early ap­point­ment time!

3 easy ways to get reg­is­tered! Call: (800) 690-6495 Book now with Face­book (fol­low this link and click ‘book now’ on the site) www.face­book.com/pg/420587095145436/ ser vices/ or visit www.life­li­ne­screen­ing. com/com­mu­ni­ty­cir­cle. Reg­is­ter with one of the above and get a spe­cial dis­count!

Build an Igloo

Jan­uary 5

2-3 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Li­brary, 8133 Sandpiper Cir­cle.

Learn how to build an igloo with mys­tery sup­plies. All ma­te­ri­als pro­vided.

We Can’t Re­sist the Snow: An Art Class for Kids

Jan­uary 5

1-2 p.m. at the Es­sex Branch LI­brary, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

A spe­cial art class, teach­ing marker and water­color re­sist tech­niques to build your very own snow­man. Please ar­rive on time. All sup­plies pro­vided.

Yoga for Begin­ners

Jan­uary 6

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

Learn ba­sic yoga poses and stretches to in­crease con­cen­tra­tion, calm­ness, flex­i­bil­ity and over­all well­ness. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

High-Per­for­mance Re­sume and In­ter­view Skills

Jan­uary 7

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- Feed Your Feath­ered Friends

Jan­uary 7

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, games, songs, and out­door ac­tiv­i­ties to­gether. This pro­gram is for fam­i­lies. Groups must call the of­fice to sched­ule a trip. Dress for the weather. Please ar­rive and sign-in be­fore start time.

Make Pre­tend Snow

Jan­uary 7

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

Have a chance to not only play in the snow, but make your own with sim­ple house­hold items. You don’t need a coat or gloves, but be pre­pared to get messy! Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

CAS Ap­pli­ca­tion Work­shop

Jan­uary 8

10-11 a.m. and 5-6 p.m. at CCBC Es­sex, Stu­dent Ser­vices Cen­ter (SSRV) 103, 7201 Rossville Blvd.

SHP Ad­mis­sions Of­fice staff mem­bers will be avail­able to as­sist prospec­tive SHP stu­dents with the ap­pli­ca­tion dur­ing hand­son work­shops on the dates listed be­low. You do not need to pre-reg­is­ter for the work­shops.

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