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, OCT. 9
    QUARTER AUCTION hosted by Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Department begins at 7 p.m. at the fire hall, 214 Wise Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. Christina the Purse Lady and other vendors will be represented. No bid more than two quarters. Food and drinks available for purchase. Tickets are $5 for three paddles; extra paddles cost $2 each. To reserve seats, call Jerry at 443-841-9692. Proceeds benefit the fire hall.

FRIDAY, OCT. 10
    QUARTER AUCTION fundraiser featuring a wide variety of vendors will start at 7 p.m. at Battle Grove Democratic Club, 7900 New Battle Grove Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event inludes raffles and 50/50s. Food and beverages  will be available for purchase. Tickets are $5 for two paddles; additional paddles cost $1 each. For tickets, call  Felicia  at 443-519-8754 or Angel at 443-742-9971. Proceeds will offset the medical expenses of Angel Tyc, a six-year-old leukemia patient.

SATURDAY, OCT. 11
    TRIBUTE TO THE STARS show sponsored by Essex American Legion with special guest Angel Ball, winner of this year’s Milestone Award, takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. at the American Legion post, 20 S. Marlyn Ave. Doors open at 5 p.m. The concert features tribute artists performing the music of Hank Williams, Bobby Darin, Neil Diamond, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Frank Sinatra and other stars. Light food available for sale with a cash bar. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For tickets, call 410-299-2187, or visit www.Richardblane.com.

FRIDAY, OCT. 17
    TENTH ANNUAL FISH FRY hosted by Knights of Columbus takes place from noon to 6 p.m. at the Dundalk KOC hall, 2111 Eilers Ave. The menu includes Alaskan pollock, french fries, coleslaw, rolls, dessert and beverages. Costs are $12 for meals at the hall and $13 for take-out meals. Call Joe Witomski at 410-285-6660 or 410-409-8173 for more information.
    SPAGHETTI DINNER fundraiser for youth baseball teams, hosted by Ameircan Legion Post 38, will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. at the post, 3300 Dundalk Ave. The meal features spaghetti, salad, Italian bread, iced tea and coffee. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors age 70 and older and $6 for children age 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at the post lounge or at the door. For more information, call the post at 410-288-2297.

SATURDAY, OCT. 18
    CLEANUP of Peninsula Expressway sponsored by Clean Bread and Cheese Creek, in conjunction with Friends of Hard Yacht Café, runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Volunteers are welcome and are asked to register before the event at Anchor Bay Marina, 8500 Cove Road, and convene at the Hard Yacht Café parking lot. Note: Lunch will not be provided for this cleanup, but a discount at the
restaurant will be available to participants. For more information, contact
cleanbreadandcheesecreek@yahoo.com.