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Tuesday, 25 November 2014 11:29
North Point Library News
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s North Point branch,
1716 Merritt Blvd. (Info: 410-887-7255)
 
 
•   Paws to Read, a reading session with Pets on Wheels animals, meets Sunday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. Registration required. 
•   Mobile Career Center with computer stations will visit the library parking lot, Thursday, Dec. 4, at 9:15 a.m. Baltimore County aides will offer hands-on assistance with resumés and job applications.
•   Lego Fun for youths ages 6 to 12 meets Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. Supplies provided. Registration required. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Teen Writers Club, a workshop with practice exercises, meets Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m.
•   North Point Book Club will discuss Starry Night by Debbie Macomber, Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 7 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)
 
 
•   Fantasy Flicks for patrons of all ages will be shown every Saturday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call for titles and ratings. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Things that Go Boom, a science class on sound and vibration for youths ages 5 to 12, meets Friday, Nov. 28, at 2 p.m. Children younger than 5 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   Superhero movie 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.
 
 
Toy drive to be held at Dun Dealgan restuarant
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 11:29
    The Baltimore County Police and Community Relations Council will hold a toy drive at the Dun Dealgan Irish Pub and Restaurant, 7100 Sollers Point Road on Friday, Dec. 12 from 7 p.m. to midnight.
    The event includes a free buffet, music and cash bar for adults only. The cost of admission is an unwrapped school-aged toy.
    For more information, contact Robenia Bartee at robar638@gmail.com or Juanita Bayer at juanitabayer04@gmail.com.
 
Blood drive set for Dec. 9
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 11:29
    A blood drive sponsored by the American Red Cross takes place Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ironworkers Local 16 hall, 2008 Merritt Blvd. All blood types are needed, but O negative, A negative and B negative are in high demand. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org. or call 1-800-733-2767.

 
Optimist Club’s annual Christmas tree sale starts Dec. 1
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 11:28
    The Optimist Club of Dundalk’s annual Christmas tree sale begins Monday, Dec. 1, and runs through Sunday, Dec. 21, or until all trees are sold, at the club- house, 4528 North Point Blvd.
    Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  A limited number of trees and decorated wreaths will be available; early purchase is recommended.
    Proceeds benefit area youth programs. For more information, call the clubhouse during sale hours at 410-388-0320 or e-mail dundalkoptimist@comcast.net.

 
School News
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 11:27
    The Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School Family Association is sponsoring a pancake breakfast with Santa and craft workshop, Sunday, Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to noon in the school’s cafeteria, at 8003 North Boundary Road. Bring a camera for photos with Santa. Tickets for the breakfast are $5 for adults and children; breakfast with the workshop costs $10.

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    The Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts chamber choir and Great Expectations show choir have been selected to sing the National Anthem at the Washington Wizards–Los Angeles Clippers NBA basketball game on Friday, Dec. 12.

 
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