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, SEPT. 18
    QUARTER AUCTION to benefit 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 will be there with other vendors. No bids over two quarters; food and drink available for purchase. Admission is $5 and includes three paddles; extra paddles are $2 each. To reserve at seat, call Jerry at 443-841-9692.                 THREE PIANO PLAYERS will perform as part of the CCBC Casual Concert series beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the student lounge of the College Community Center at CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road.
 
FRIDAY, SEPT. 19
    BASKET AND PURSE BINGO begins at 7 p.m. at the North Point-Edge-mere Volunteer Fire Department hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event includes 20 games, specials and raffles. Light refreshments will be available for sale. Admission is $20. For tickets, call Toni Quaty at 410-477-0928.  Proceeds benefit NP-EVFD. 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 20
    STEAK AND ALE DINNER hosted by VFW Men’s Auxiliary Post 6694 will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. at the post, 6712 Pine Ave. The menu includes top sirloin steak cooked to order, baked potato, tossed salad, draft beer and soda. Cost is $16 per person. For more information, call 410-633-3740.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 21
    MULTI-VENDOR BINGO to benefit HOPE (Help for Oncology Problems and Emotional Support) starts at 4 p.m. at St. Helena Community Center, 6509 Colgate Ave. Doors open at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For tickets, call Linda Stark at 410-284-6450.
    BUFFET-STYLE DINNER hosted by Bethlehem Knights of Columbus will be served from 2 to 5 p.m. at Bethlehem Landing, 7401 Bay Front Road. The menu features baked chicken, Italian sausage and peppers, Salisbury steak, soup, vegetables, rolls, butter, tossed salad, dessert, tea, coffee and soda. The cost is $13 for adults and $7 for children 9 and younger. Infants eat for free. Reservations are advised; call 410-477-5225 or Jim at 443-604-8828.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 23
    ATLANTIC CITY BUS TRIP sponsored by Senior Steelworkers Local  9477 leaves at 10 a.m. and returns 10 p.m. Tickets cost $23 per person. Riders will receive a $25 rebate. For more information, call  Sharron at 410-383-1109.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 26
    ADULTS-ONLY BASKET BINGO featuring Romeo, with raffles and 50/50s,  starts at 7 p.m. at Battle Grove Democratic Club, 7900 New Battle Grove Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. A wide variety of vendors will be represented. Food and beverages available. Tickets are $5 and include two paddles; additional paddles are $1 each. For tickets, call Felicia at 443-519-8754 or Angel at 443-742-9971.
    BASKET BINGO sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center nurses of the National Gerontological Nursing Association [NGNA] begins at 7 p.m. at the North Point-Edgemere Volunteer Fire Department hall, 7500 North Point Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. Food, raffles and 50/50 will be available. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. To purchase tickets, contact Jane Marks at 410-550-0926 or at jmarks@jhmi.edu. Proceeds benefit the Maryland/DC chapter of NGNA.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 27
    CLEANUP of Bread and Cheese Creek from Berkshire to North Point Road sponsored by Clean Bread and Cheese Creek runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers are asked to meet at 2408 Plainfield Road. The cleanup area borders the Battle of North Point battlefield and the former grounds of the Methodist Meeting House, which was used as a hospital during and after the battle. The cleanup area is ideal for young children due to shallow water and easy access points. Volunteers are needed for several tasks.
Supplies, snacks and water provided.
For more information, contact John
Long at 410-285-1202 or info@
breadandcheesecreek.org. 

Ongoing
   DUNDALK FARMERS MARKET is open every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Veterans Park in Dundalk  until Nov. 22.
    FARMERS MARKET at Eastpoint Mall is open every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Oct. 29 in the parking lot across from the McDonald’s, rain or shine. The market provides area residents with fresh produce, fruit, eggs, cheese and other foods from local farms. WIC accepted. For more information, visit wwweastpointmall.com or www.facebook.com/eastpointmall.