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Throwback Thursday Presents: “The Blackout” New Year’s Party
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
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
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.
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.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.baltimorecountymd.gov/odresponse or call 410-887-3828. Pre-registration is required and seating is limited!
Wiggles and Giggles Story Time
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.