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Thursday, 16 October 2014 08:30
North Point Library News
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s North Point branch,
1716 Merritt Blvd. (Info: 410-887-7255)
 
 
•   Frightfully bad movies — that is, not-so-scary, poorly-made horror movies — will be shown Saturday, Nov. 1, at 10 a.m. Patrons of all ages welcome. Call for titles and ratings. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Anime and manga night, for teens to discuss manga and view anime, meets Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m.
•   Introduction to the Internet, Part II,  advanced skills for patrons age 13 and older, meets Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. Registration required.
•   Starting a vegetable garden, facilitated by master gardners, is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. Topics include site selection, soil preparation and how to grow popular vegetables.
•   Teen Tech  Squad will help patrons of all ages with PC, e-reader and tablets, basic computer skills, e-mail set-up and more, Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 5 p.m.
•   For Youth by Youth, a practical guide for teenage living for youths ages 11 to 17, meets Thursdays at 4 p.m.
•   One-on-One computer help is available for setting up e-mail accounts, online applications and more, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
•   Preschool Story Time for children 2 to 5 years old with an adult meets every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and bouncing, followed by play time. Registration required.
•   Baby Story Time for toddlers 23 months and younger with an adult meets every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and rhyming, followed by play time. Registration required.
•   Thursday Knit and Stitch, a drop-in knitting and crocheting group for patrons ages 13 and older meets every Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. All levels of experience welcome. Bring your own projects or get ideas from the library’s large selection of craft books. This is not a class, but group leader Paula Dixon can answer basic questions.
•   Computer Room for independent work in a quiet environment for patrons ages 13 and older is open Tuesdays from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. A library card is required.
 
 
 
Sollers Point Library News
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s Sollers Point branch,
323 Sollers Pt. Rd. (Info: 410-887-2485)
 
 
•   Superhero Saturday for patrons of all ages meets every Saturday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Call the library for titles and ratings. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Teen Tuesdays for youths age 11 to 17 meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. for crafts and activities.
•   Board Game Day for youths ages 6 to 16 meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 4 to 6 p.m. Games and snacks provided. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Tech 10, basic technology skills for patrons age 13 and older, meets Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Call the library for details.
•   Wii kids gaming for youths ages 5 to 11 meets Fridays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Xbox teen gaming meets Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. 
•   Wii teen gaming meets Thursdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
•   Lego Fun for youths 6 to 12 meets Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supplies provided. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Preschool Story Time for children 2 to 5 years old with an adult meets Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Activities include stories, songs and bouncing, followed by play time. Registration required.
•   Baby Boosters Story Time for infants and toddlers ages 23 months and younger with an adult meets Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Activities include movement, rhymes, stories and music, followed by play time. Registration required.


 
 
Dundalk KOC to host child ID card give-away Oct. 18
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 11:52
    Free youth identification cards will be distributed Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Dundalk Knights of Columbus hall, 2111 Eilers Ave.
    The ID cards include photos and digital information that police can access in case of emergencies. The wait time for distribution is about 5 minutes. The event is sponsored by the Dundalk KOC.
 
CCBC Foundation bull roast and shrimp feast set for Nov. 1
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 11:11
    The CCBC Foundation will host its annual bullroast and shrimp feast Saturday, Nov. 1, from 7 to 11 p.m. at UAW hall, 1010 S. Oldham St. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Marie Lloyd/Ed Lamon Scholarship for students attending CCBC.
    The menu features steamed shrimp, top round pit beef, pit honey ham, roasted pit turkey breast, mild Italian sausage on the pit, homemade Maryland crab soup, seafood alfredo over penne pasta, sauerkraut and kielbasa, whipped potatoes, seasoned green beans, sweet corn casserole, Greek salad with feta, beef gravy, assorted breads, rolls and cakes, draft beer, soda, iced tea and coffee. Activities include a live and silent auction, games, raffles and music.
    Tickets are $40 per person. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 443-840-3675. For credit card payments, visit ccbcmd.edu/foundation/givenow.html and click on the link for donations to the CCBC Foundation. 
 
American Vets group meets at Post 38
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 11:11
 American Veterans Post 29 is seeking members on active or inactive duty from all military branches.
    Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Dundalk Post 38 hall,  3300 Dundalk Ave.
    Applicants are asked to bring a copy of discharge papers — general or under general conditions acceptable. For more information, call Mark Wallace at 443-386-0507.
 
Dundalk High alumni gather for 60th renunion
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:45

The Dundalk High School class of 1954 held its 60-year reunion June 6, at Carson’s Creek Inn in Wilson Point, Md., and June 7, at the former Dundalk Senior High School building at Yorkway and Dunmanway. Pictured (front row, from left) are Phil Kyte, Pat Legg Shore,  Richard Vincent, Frank Voglino, Mary Taylor Astarita, John Astarita, Hank Arthur, Shirley Dailey Bortmes, Ira Dunton, Vonda Dittrich Garey, Joline Friedley Reinhart and Anna Grace Knavel Bracken; (back row) George Irvin, Carol Burton Cordes, Harvey Brandau, Nancy Campbell Fleming, Glen MacDougall, Don Dicken, Donna Dull Contic, Bill Carroll, Jeanne Wells Hammel, Bob Howeth, Emma Jean Lowery Smith, Lou Pueschel, Ted Kyte, Lester Cramer, Jack Gregory, Norma Jean Long, Wayne Hannah, Peggy Betz Bell and Ron Bell.

 
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