COMMUNITY CALENDAR

• Items will be run for two weeks prior to the event.  Deadline is Thursday at 3 p.m. See Church News, Meetings and Reunions columns for more events.

Thursday, April 10
    QUARTER AUCTION hosted by the Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Department begins at 7 p.m. at the station hall, 214 Wise Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. Christina the Purse Lady and other vendors will be represented. No bids over 50 cents. Food and drink available for purchase. Tickets are $5 and include three paddles. Extra paddles cost $2 each. To reserve a seat, call Jerry at 443-841-9692. Proceeds benefit WAVFC.


Friday, April 11
    BASKET BINGO sponsored by Friends to Police Exploring Post 9912 begins at 7 p.m. at Sparrows Point High School, 7400 North Point Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. Advance tickets are $18; call 410-887-7317. Tickets at the door cost $20. Proceeds benefit Friends to Police Explorer Post 9912 and Precinct 12.


Saturday, April 12
    ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPAGHETTI DINNER hosted by Boy Scout Troop 304 will be served from 2 to 6 p.m. at St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1803 Dundalk Ave. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children ages 6 to 12. Proceeds will help fund the summer camp trip. Call 443-687-5233 for more information.
    ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT sponsored by the North Point State Park Volunteers begins at noon at the Takos Visitors Center in the park. Rain date is Saturday April 19. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m and costs $3 per child. Easter Egg hunts will be held for children ages 2 and younger, 3 to 5, 6 to 8 and 9 to 12. Bring your Easter basket. The event includes a jelly bean counting contest, prizes, an Easter basket raffle and photos with the Easter Bunny for $5. Light snacks and drinks available for sale. The park entrance fee of $3 per vehicle will be in effect. Attendance is limited to parking lot capacity. For more information about this and other volunteer events, call 410-477-0757, visit www.northpointstatepark.net or the park’s Facebook page.
    TEXAS HOLD’EM TOURNAMENT sponsored by Dundalk Dragons Lacrosse starts at 7 p.m. at the Dundalk Moose Lodge, 2800 Sollers Point Road. The buy-in fee is $50, with $20 buy-backs. Prizes will be awarded for the top three winners. Proceeds benefit the Dragons lacrosse program. For more information, call Joe at 443-790-0487 or Bill at 410-215-2189.
    MEGA EGGA HUNT sponsored by the Dundalk Renaissance Corp. and the Dundalk-Eastfield Recreation Council takes place from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Heritage Park. Rain date is Saturday, April 19. Registration from 9:30 to 10 a.m. will be followed by seven Easter egg hunts for participants age 2 to adult. Bring a camera for photos with the Easter Bunny. The event also includes free games and activities, prizes, food and music from DJ Mike Brilhart from 100.7 FM. For more information, call Leah Bunck at 410-282-0261 or Angel Ball at 443-676-6929.       
    HAM AND OYSTER PLATTER DINNER SPECIAL hosted by American Legion Post 38 will be served from 3 to 7 p.m. at the post, 3300 Dundalk Ave. Cost per person is $10 and includes dessert, coffee and tea. Cash bar available. Proceeds benefit the youth Christmas party. For more information, call Sandy at 410-285-6414 or the post at 410-288-2297.
    A STAR-SPANGLED CELEBRATION AND VARIETY SHOW hosted by the Dundalk Sweet Adelines starts at 7:30 p.m. at the North Point Government Center, 7701 Wise Ave. The benefit performance will feature the Dundalk Sweet Adelines Chorus, the YWIH Charm City Chorus, All-A-Glitter, Sweet as Sugar, Stars of Harmony and GQ, with guest quartets, variety acts and raffles. Tickets at the door are $10. Proceeds benefit the Pat and Fred King Memorial Fund. For more information, call Bev Bruening at 410-866-2288.


Friday, April 18
    GOOD FRIDAY CELEBRATION SEAFOOD DINNER hosted by Bethlehem Knights of Columbus will be served from 3 to 7 p.m. at the KOC home, 7401 Bay Front Road. The meal includes crab cake, cod fish cake, steamed shrimp, cole slaw and potato salad and costs $15 per person. Cash bar available. Reservations required; call 410-477-5225 or Jim at 443-604-8828 and leave a message.
    FRIED SHRIMP DINNER, with door prizes, hosted by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows North Point Lodge 4, will be served from 6 to 9 p.m. at the lodge, 9401 North Point Road. The menu will feature fried shrimp, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, rolls, desserts and coffee, soda and water. Tickets cost $10. For tickets and more information, call Cliff Poist at 410-477-8955 or Joe Labuda at 410-477-2040.
    ANNUAL BAKE SALE hosted by Clean Bread and Cheese Creek will be held from noon to 4 p.m. in front of Giant Food, 1235 Merritt Blvd. Items for sale include homemade cakes, cookies, brownies, Rice Krispie treats, peanut butter balls, chocolate pretzels and more. Proceeds benefit CBCC cleanups. For more information, call Michelle Barth at 443-810-8183 or visit www.breadandcheesecreek.org.


Saturday, April 19
    HORSESHOE CASINO JOB FAIR hosted by Baltimore City Councilman Jim Kraft will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holabird Academy, 1500 Imla St. Pending openings at the casino include security, transportation, food and beverage, cashier and management and staff positions. The public is welcome. For more information, visit www.horseshoebaltimore.com.


Tuesday, April 22
    ATLANTIC CITY BUS TRIP sponsored by the Senior Steelworkers of Local 9477 leaves at 10 a.m. from 550 Dundalk Ave. and returns at 10 p.m. Tickets are $23 per person. Riders will receive a $25 rebate. Call Sharron at 410-383-1109 for tickets or for more information.
    GREEKTOWN CLEANUP sponsored by Clean Bread and Cheese Creek and the Johns Hopkins Sustainability Committee takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers are asked to convene at Ponca and Fleet streets, in the parking lot across from St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, at 10 a.m. Gloves, trash bags, snacks and water will be provided. Visit www.breadandcheesecreek.org for information on other CBCC cleanups.


Thursday, April 24
    COAL COUNTRY, a film exploring the impact of the coal industry on the Appalachia region, hosted by the Dundalk Renaissance Corp. and the Sierra Club, will be shown at 7 p.m. in the second-floor lounge of  the CCBC Dundalk student center, 7200 Sollers Point Road. A discussion on moving beyond coal-based energy follows the screening at 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Seth at seth.bush@sierraclub.org.


Saturday, April 26
    YARD SALE to benefit the Norwood STEM Program PTA will be at the Grace Place parking lot, 1710 Delvale Ave., next to the school, with setup beginning at 6 a.m., and commerce from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spaces are still available on a first come, first serve basis for $10. Call Christine at 443-470-0190 to rent a space.


Ongoing
   KARAOKE  hosted by Dundalk American Legion Post 38 will be available every Friday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the post home, 3300 Dundalk Ave. All are welcome. Non-Legion members must sign in as guests of the post.    
  FIRST THURSDAY BINGO NIGHT takes place the first Thursday of every month at the North Point-
Edgemere Volunteer Fire Department hall, 7500 North Point Road, at 7 p.m. Doors open 6:30 p.m. The cost is 25 cents per card. Winners split the pot. Hot dogs, barbecue sandwiches and chips will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the NP-E VFD.
    KARAOKE with DJ John D every Friday from 8 p.m. to midnight at Dundalk VFW Post 6694, 6712 Pine Ave. Call 410-633-3740 for information.
    CELEBRATE RECOVERY, a 12-step ministry at Eastern Assembly of God, offers redemption and release from addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behavior through eight recovery principles every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. at the church, 7923 Wise Ave. For more information, visit www.easternassembly.org and click on “ministries.”