Briefs
North Point Library
Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:23

• Lego Fun for children ages 6 to 12 years old meets Saturday, April 4, at 2 p.m. Registration is required. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

• Smoking cessation classes sponsored by the Baltimore County Department of Health take place Thursdays from March 26 to April 30, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the library. The program includes free nicotine gum, patches and lozenges. To register, call the library or visit www.bcpl.net and click on “events.”

• 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.

 
Chamber of Commerce to host business expo
Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:23

The Dundalk Chamber of Commerce will host its first annual business expo on Wednesday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sparrows Point Country Club, 919 Wise Ave. Breakfast served from 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Admission for premium location is $400 for Chamber of Commerce members and $500 for non-members, $125 for members and $180 non-members for regular location and $125 for members and $150 for non-members for sponsor location booths. Networking and breakfast tickets cost $25 for members and $30 for non-members.

Make checks payable to the Dundalk Chamber of Commerce or call 410-284-3700 with credit card information. To register, contact Cathy Hurley at cathy@dundalkchamberofcommerce.org. All registrations are final and must be made by Thursday, June 11. Spaces are limited.

 
Public input meeting on area jobs, housing and transportation set for April 1
Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:22
The Opportunity Collaborative, a group of local and state government agencies, universities and nonprofit organizations, will hold a public hearing Wednesday, April 1, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the North Point Pubic Library, 1716 Merritt Blvd., for the purpose of gathering input on ways to improve and strengthen Dundalk through workforce development, housing and transportation. Community residents are encouraged to attend. 
 
Discussion of African-American workers at Sparrows Point set for April 8
Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:22

The Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group will host a roundtable discussion, "Reflecting on the History of African-American Contributions to Sparrows Point," on Wednesday, April 8, from noon to 2 p.m. at the United Steelworkers Union Hall, 550 Dundalk Avenue.

The event was originally scheduled for last month but was canceled due to inclement weather. 

For more information, call (410) 340-4888 or email HLacksLegacy@gmail.com.

 
Meals on Wheels needs volunteers now
Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:21

Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland has an urgent need for volunteers to deliver meals to homebound individuals who reside in the Dundalk area.

Volunteers pick up pre-packaged meals from Dundalk Church of the Brethren, 2660 Yorkway, and then return the empty cooler and hotbox containers to the church after delivery. On average, delivery routes take 60-90 minutes.

Individual volunteers or businesses can adopt a standard weekly route.

Call Emily Trotter at 443-573-0925 to volunteer or for more information.

 
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