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Send your cal­en­dar en­tries to edi­[email protected]­enu­e­ Low­cost, 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 edi­[email protected]­enu­e­ 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. av­enu­e­

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.

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.

The Hall Closet Thrift Shop

Jan­uary 5

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Orems United Methodist Church, 1020 Orems Rd.

Lots of items, col­lectibles, adult and chil­dren cloth­ing, toys, books, jew­elry, house­wares and bed­ding. All rea­son­ably priced. For more information, call 410-687-9483.

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. 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.face­ pg/420587095145436/ser vices/ or visit­li­ne­screen­­mu­ni­ty­cir­cle. 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.

Elvis Birth­day Party

Jan­uary 6

2- 6 p.m. at the Rosedale Amer­i­can Le­gion, 1331 Sel­ing Ave.

Join Johnny Seaton and his band, Bad Be­hav­ior, for an af­ter­noon of danc­ing to the sounds of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Con­way, Tom Jones, En­gel­bert, Coun­try and Oldies. There will be a birth­day cake, Elvis trivia and dance con­tests for prizes as we cel­e­brate Elvis’ 84th birth­day!

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 DropInFeed 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.

Do you need help with your CCBC CAS ap­pli­ca­tion? 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. You must bring the fol­low­ing information with you to the work­shop: CCBC stu­dent ID num­ber and log in information for SI­MON, CCBC CAS ID num­ber – you must have al­ready cre­ated a CCBC CAS ac­count prior to the work­shop.

Bul­let Jour­nal Ba­sics

Jan­uary 8

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

Stick to New Year’s res­o­lu­tions by learn­ing about the cus­tom­iz­a­ble Bul­let Jour­nal Method for track­ing per­sonal goals and or­ga­niz­ing your ap­point­ments, to-do lists, sketches and di­ary en­tries. All sup­plies pro­vided, but you are wel­come to bring your own note­book and pen. Lim­ited to the first 20 par­tic­i­pants.

BAGGO League

Jan­uary 9

6-9 p.m. at Vic­tory Villa El­e­men­tary School, 500 Com­pass Rd.

This is a pro­gram of Mid­dle River Recre­ation & Parks Coun­cil and spon­sored by Bal­ti­more Metro Horse­shoe Club. Cost of the 12 week league is: Adults — $15, par­ent and 1 mi­nor child — $25, par­ent & 2 mi­nor chil­dren — $30 or chose to drop-in and pay $5 per night. For de­tails call 410-887-0234 or email [email protected]

Civil­ian Re­sponse to Ac­tive Shooter Events

Jan­uary 9

1-4 p.m. at the Es­sex Se­nior Cen­ter, 600 Dorsey Ave.

What can you do to pro­tect your­self and re­duce the dan­ger faced dur­ing an ac­tive shooter event? Join us as we learn an easy to re­mem­ber method for any­one to fol­low. This train­ing will also cover the phys­i­cal and men­tal ef­fects that an emer­gency sit­u­a­tion can have on a per­son.

Small Busi­ness Coun­sel­ing

Jan­uary 9

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch LI­brary, 6105 Ken­wood Ave.

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. Con­tact branch to regis­ter.

Nalox­one Train­ing

Jan­uary 10

1-4 p.m. at the Es­sex Se­nior Cen­ter, 600 Dorsey Ave.

You, or some­one you know, may be at risk for an opi­oid over­dose. Us­ing pre­scrip­tion opi­oid pain med­i­ca­tion like oxy­codone, hy­drocodone, mor­phine and Fen­tanyl can put you or a loved one at risk of an over­dose. With nalox­one on hand, and train­ing you will be equipped to bet­ter re­spond and pre­vent death from an over­dose. Join us for this FREE train­ing and learn what an opi­oid is, how to rec­og­nize, re­spond to, and pre­vent an opi­oid over­dose, and how to ad­min­is­ter in­tra-nasal nalox­one* to re­verse an over­dose. To at­tend this train­ing, please regis­ter on­line at www.bal­ti­more­coun­ or call 410-887-3828. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and seat­ing is lim­ited!

Wig­gles and Gig­gles Story Time

Jan­uary 10

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

An in­clu­sive story and play time us­ing preschool-age ma­te­ri­als. For chil­dren who are sen­si­tive to large groups, sen­sory over­load or who are ex­pe­ri­enc­ing de­vel­op­men­tal de­lays. We wel­come all chil­dren who will ben­e­fit from op­por­tu­ni­ties for in­ter­ac­tion and move­ment.

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