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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:39
North Point Library News
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s North Point branch,
1716 Merritt Blvd. (Info: 410-887-7255)
 
 
•   North Point Book Club will discuss The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce, Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m.
•   Dragons and Dreams, a science session for patrons ages 4 to 12, meets Saturday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. Participants will learn about the science of fire and ice using flash paper, exploding bottles, dry ice and other materials. Children younger than age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Paws to Read, a reading session with a trained Pets on Wheels dog for patrons ages 6 to 12, meets Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m. Registration required. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   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.
•   Introduction to the Internet, Part II,  advanced skills for patrons age 13 and older, meets Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. Registration required.
•   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.



 
 
CCBC Foundation bull roast and shrimp feast set for Nov. 1
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:33
    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. 
 
Happy 94th!
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:17

Myrna E. McLaughlin of North Cove Road in Lodge Forest will celebrate her 94th birthday on Oct. 26 with family. 

 
School News
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:00
    Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke’s School will host an open house for all grades for prospective families on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. Call the school at 410-288-2793 for more information.
    The OLH/SLS bull and oyster roast with live and silent auctions takes place Friday, Nov. 7, from 7 to 11 p.m. at UAW Hall, 1010 S. Oldham St. Dinner includes pit beef and ham, open bar, hot and cold buffet, salads and more. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at the school office, 8003 North Boundary Road. 
 
SHOP TALK
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:56

What’s new in the business community

    Eastpoint Mall will host its annual “Mall-O-Ween” event on Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., featuring trick-or-treating throughout the mall and coupons and give-aways from merchants. Upon arrival, patrons are asked to pick up a free trick-or-treat bag at the security desk, near the Burlington Coat Factory entrance. For more information, call Chereese Jowers at 410-284-0934, ext. 111, or visit www.eastpointmall.com or www.facebook.com/eastpointmall. 

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