Briefs
St. Patrick’s Day parade fundraiser set for March 5
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:55
A fundraiser for this year’s Dundalk St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held Thursday, March 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Seasoned Mariner, 601 Wise Ave. The New Brigade, an Irish band, will provided entertainment.
Admission is free; proceeds from sales will benefit the parade.
The 2015 Dundalk St. Patrick’s Day Parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Logan Village Shopping Center, on Saturday, March 14. The parade will proceed to Dundalk Village Shopping Center, following the traditional route.
The parade, featuring bagpipers, drummers, local government officials, floats and clowns, has celebrated Dundalk’s Irish heritage since 2006.
For more information, contact Lil Tirschman at 410-282-7724 or Dennis McCartney at410-328-1216 .
 
Senior couple stays young with polka
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:52

Ann Hopka, age 87, of Dundalk and Barney Olszewski, age 92, of Rosedale — widow and widower — are longtime friends and polka dance partners. The couple were former members of Polka Weekenders and now dance at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Del Capri and other venues. Hopka raised six children and is an active member of Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church and the Moose Senior Club.

 
George Logue turns 92
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:30

George Logue of Dundalk celebrated his 92nd birthday Feb. 13 with family and friends at Genesis Heritage Center. Known as “Uncle George,” to family, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in Europe and the Pacific. He and a sister are the last of eight siblings. 

 
SCHOOL NEWS
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:13
Former Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School student Austin Brauer of Dundalk, son of Albert Brauer and Maria Widdick-Brauer, was selected for the fall 2014 Dean’s list at Mount St. Mary’s University after earning a grade point average of 3.4.

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Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School is now holding registration for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and grades 1 to 8 for the 2015-2016 academic year. An appointment is required; call the school at 410-288-2793.  

 
LIBRARY NEWS
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:04
North Point Library News
Free programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s North Point branch,
1716 Merritt Blvd. (Info: 410-887-7255)
 
 
•   Dundalk Dialogs with author Laura Lippman, Saturday, March 14, at 2 p.m. The Baltimore native will discuss her career and writing.
•   Introduction to the Internet for patrons age 13 and older meets Thursday, March 12, at 7 p.m.
•   Mindcraft workshop for youths ages 8 to 11 meets Friday, March 13, at 3 p.m. Particpants will form teams to solve problems using mathematics, structural engineering, design and art. Registration required.
•   Computer know-how class for patrons ages 13 and older meets Tuesday, March 10, at 7 p.m. Registration required.
•   Engineering workshop for teens meets Tuesday, March 10, at 3 p.m. Participants will design and build prosthetic hands using cardboard, rubber bands, glue, straws and string.
•   Lego Fun for children ages 6 to 12 meets Saturday, March 7, at 2 p.m. Supplies provided. Registration required. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   For Youth by Youth, a practical guide for teenage living for youths ages 11 to 17, meets Thursdays at 4 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 and 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)
 
 
 
•   Airbrush tattoos for patrons ages 6 to 17, meets Monday, March 9, from 6 to 7 p.m. Artists from Airbrush Limited Group will apply non-toxic tattoos. Registration required. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
•   KOMplex Poetry and Rap workshop for teens provides music and writing techniques for writing lyrics and poetry, Thursday, March 5, at 6 p.m.
•   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, a class on basic technology skills for patrons ages 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. 
 
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