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, DEC. 4
    VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL  RECITAL featuring student artists begins at 1:30 p.m. in the CCBC Dundalk student lounge, 7200 Sollers Point Road. The performance is part of the Casual Concert series. Free; no tickets required. The show is open to the public. 

FRIDAY, DEC. 5
    CONCERT featuring Storm the Threshold, Over Andover and Paul Wills and other bands, sponsored by the Baltimore Art & Music Project, begins at 7 p.m. at Centerpiece Family Arts Center, 4 Dundalk Ave. Admission is $5. Proceeds benefit Artists Helping Others. For more information, visit www.pmiursa@yahoo.com, www.baltimoreamp.com or call 410-288-0610.

SATURDAY, DEC. 6
    QUARTER AUCTION to benefit Angels Supporting Your Troops takes place from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Dundalk Moose Lodge, 2800 Sollers Point Road. Admission is $5 for two paddles, with additional paddles available for purchase. For advance tickets, contact Tammi Kile at 443-691-6728 or btammi1@gmail.com. Proceeds will cover shipping costs of “care packages” for U.S. military personnel stationed overseas.
    DUNDALK HOLIDAY HOOPLA with Santa in the Park takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dundalk Village Shopping Center and Heritage Park. The festival includes a Christmas Parade at 4 p.m., a Holiday Cookie Tour with free cookies from area merchants at 5 p.m, an arts and crafts area, a Letters to Santa workshop, hot chocolate, a moon bounce and food vendors. The holiday train garden at the Dundalk-Patapsco Neck Historical Society will be open from noon to 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by Dundalk-Eastfield Recreation Council and the Dundalk Renaissance Corp. 
    SANTA’S WORKSHOP sponsored by North Point State Park Volunteers takes place Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, from noon to 4 p.m. at the park’s Takos Visitors Center. The event features pictures with Santa for $5, Secret Santa Workshop, train garden, children’s craft workshop, door prizes, live animals from Scales and Tales, a gift card raffle and door prizes. Light refreshments available for sale. Admission is free, but the entrance fee to the park will be in effect. For more information, call 410-477-0928.

SUNDAY, DEC. 7

    SANTA’S WORKSHOP sponsored by North Point State Park Volunteers takes place from noon to 4 p.m. at the park’s Takos Visitors Center. (See Dec. 6 listing.)

TUESDAY, DEC. 9

    BLOOD DRIVE sponsored by American Red Cross takes place from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ironworkers Local 16 hall, 2008 Merritt Blvd. All blood types are needed, but O negative, A negative and B negative are in high demand. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org. or call 1-800-733-2767.

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.    
    FIRST THURSDAY BINGO NIGHT takes place the first Thursday of every month at the North Point-Edge-mere 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.
    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.”