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, JAN. 29
    BLOOD DRIVE will be held from 1:30 to 7 p.m. in the upper classrooms at St. Luke’s Evangelical
Lutheran Church, 1803 Dundalk Ave. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code “saintlukesevangelical,” or call 1-800-733-2767 or Judy Kruse at 410-477-5271.

SUNDAY, FEB. 8
    JAM FOR OUR VETERANS concert featuring Bobby B & The Doug Lester Band, Ronnie Wayne & The Tidewater Band, Sterling Rust Band and Maria Rose & Danny Elswick, with dinner platters, beer, soda, cash bar, lay-downs and raffles, takes place from noon to 6 p.m. at the Dundalk American Legion Post 38 home, 3300 Dundalk Ave. Cost is $25. Tickets available at the post lounge. Call 410-288-2297 for more information. 

FRIDAY, FEB. 13
    STAR PARTY at the CCBC Dundalk observatory begins at 7:30 p.m. Participants can view celestial bodies with CCBC’s Celestron 14-inch CGE 1400 XLT telescope or their own. The event is free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations are required. The observatory is located on the first right after entering the campus at 7200 Sollers Point Road. In case of inclement weather, call 443-840-3486 no earlier than 45 minutes before the event to check for cancellation.

Ongoing
   KARAOKE hosted by Dundalk American Legion Post 38 takes place 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.    
    BINGO NIGHT at the North Point-Edgemere Volunteer Fire Department hall, 7500 North Point Road, takes place the second Thursday of every month 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.
    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.”