The Holly Neck Conservation Association is awarding scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are accepted at an accredited college or university for studies in environmental sciences, biology, marine biology or a related environmental/science field. If you are interested in applying, you may download the application form directly from the Holly Neck Conservation Association’s website, Mail the completed form to: The Holly Neck Conservation Association, P.O. Box 16666, Baltimore, Maryland, 21221. It must be received or postmarked by April 14.

• Thursday, February 13:

Baltimore County’s Workgroup on Equitable Policing will host a listening session at Sollers Point Community Center, 323 Sollers Point Road, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. In November 2019, County Executive Johnny Olszewski issued an executive order announcing the formation of the Baltimore County Workgroup on Equitable Policing in order to examine current policies, practices, and training related to policing and offer recommendations to ensure equitable practices and to bring greater transparency and accountability to law enforcement.

The purpose of this listening session is to seek public comment around efforts to ensure equitable policing in Baltimore County.

The Bethlehem Steel Legacy Project at the Baltimore Museum of Industry is hosting a presentation titled Company Towns at the Motor House, 120 W. North Ave., from 7-8:30 p.m.

We’ve brought together a fascinating group of panelists to discuss the past and future of company towns, with an emphasis on Sparrows Point.

-Folklorist Michelle Stefano (producer of Mill Stories) on Sparrows Point/Dundalk/Turner Station

-Archaeologist Dave Gadsby on Hampden’s mill town past

-Geographer Dillon Mahmoudi on Amazon and the future

-Filmmaker Lendl Tellington on Turner Station/Sparrows Point/Dundalk

Admission for this event is free.

• Friday, February 14:

Essex American Legion Post 148, 20 S. Marlyn Ave., will host Karaoke with Larry’s Concert Karaoke from 8 p.m.-midnight. Line Dancing with “The Dude” will also be in the hall from 7-11 p.m. on Fridays. Please call the Post at 410-686-2353 for kitchen availability, menu and specials.

• Saturday, February 15:

American Legion Post 38, located at 3300 Dundalk Ave., is hosting a Sweetheart Dance from 7-11 p.m. Food will be served from 7-10 p.m., with the menu consisting of a fried chicken dinner, chips, pretzels, soda, draft beer and a cash beer. People are allowed to bring snacks. No outside alcohol is permitted. Music will be provided by Charlie L. and Petie. People will have a chance to win door prizes, and the event will feature a flower wheel, laydowns, cash and cherries, and more. The cost is $20 per person. For tickets call 410-288-2297.

Essex American Legion Post 148, 20 S. Marlyn Ave., will host Karaoke with Fun Time Karaoke with Annette and & “Wild” Bill from 8 p.m.-midnight. Please call the Post at 410-686-2353 for kitchen availability, menu and specials.

• Sunday, February 16:

Essex American Legion Post 148, 20 S. Marlyn Ave., will host Karaoke with For The Good Times Karaoke with Percy & Fred from 4-8 p.m. Please call the Post at 410-686-2353 for kitchen availability, menu and specials.

Monday, February 17:

Join Artist Katie Detrich at Seasoned Mariner, 601 Wise Ave, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Your ticket includes art materials and instruction only. Please come early for dinner, appetizers and drinks. Enjoy a night filled with landscape painting techniques, famous artist quotes and laughter. You will receive step-by-step instruction from Katie. This class is suitable for beginners. you will use acrylic paint, fan brush, 1-inch brush, 2-inch brush, liner brush, painting knife and a mixing palette. Attire from the 1980s is encouraged. Everyone who dresses in their favorite 1980s outfit will receive a special gift from Katie. Check-in is at 6 p.m. Painting instruction will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Cancellations due to winter weather will result in rescheduling or a refund within 7-10 business days. Aprons are not provided, but you can purchase a handmade cotton apron to take home with you when you purchase your ticket. Call The Seasoned Mariner at 443-242-7190 for more information and ticket sales.

• Friday, February 21:

The Chesapeake High School Sports Boosters are presenting a winter movie extravaganza. The movie is “The Sandlot,” beginning at 7 p.m. The doors will open at Chesapeake High School, 1801 Turkey Point Rd., at 6:30 p.m. The cost of admission is a donation of school supply items. Concessions will be available for purchase. Outside food is not permitted.

• Sunday, February 23:

The Greater Dundalk Chamber of Commerce will host its Second Annual Star-Spangled Celebration: Bull and Shrimp Feast at UAW Hall 239, 1010 Oldham St., from 1-5 p.m. Food, drink, raffles, wheels and more will be available. Tickets are $45 per person. A portion of the proceeds will go to Angels Supporting Your Troops, Inc. Call 410-284-3700 or go to

The Dundalk Athletic Club, 7801 Seaside Rd., will host a spaghetti dinner from 1-5 p.m. The meal will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread and desserts. Beer, wine and soda will be available. No outside beverages will be allowed. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years old.

• Wednesday, February 26 to Friday April 10:

Dundalk Knights of Columbus Hall’s World Famous Fish Fry- Serving delicious Alaskan pollock, fries, cole slaw, roll, beverages and dessert. Beer and wine will be available at an additional cost. Meals will be served from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and will cost $13. Everyone is invited and welcome to dine in at 2111 Eilers Ave. in Dundalk (next to the fire house). Carry out available for $14 per meal. For more information call Ron Gontasz at 410-971-5743 or 410-285-6660. A portion of the proceeds go to community and religious charities.

• Thursday, February 27:

The Bethlehem Steel Legacy Project at the Baltimore Museum of Industry is hosting a My Dundalk Photo Contest Kick-Off at The Forge in Dundalk, 11 Center Pl., from 6-7:30 p.m.

See a pop-up exhibition of World War II photographs from Bethlehem Steel’s Fairfield Shipyards and learn about a new photography contest sponsored by the Dundalk Renaissance Corporation. Photographer J. M. Giordano (formerly with the Dundalk Eagle) will be on hand to discuss photographing Dundalk and the legacy of Bethlehem Steel.

• Saturday, February 29:

MARCO Hunting and Fishing Club is hosting a Bull and Oyster Roast at 1307 Wilson Point Rd. from 7 p.m.-midnight. The menu will consist of pit beef, turkey, italian sausage with green peppers and onions, raw oysters, oyster stew, fried chicken, green beans, macaroni and cheese, salad, vegetable and cheese trays, and assorted desserts. The cost of admission is a $40 donation. For more information, call Mike Marchant at 410-409-5652.

Odd Fellows North Point No. 4 presents Mardi Gras Party 2020 from 6-10 p.m. The party will be held at 9401 North Point Rd. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. The food is New Orleans-inspired and is included with ticket purchase. A cash bar will be available. Live music will be provided by Dwayne Wilson. For more information, email Ella Reid and

• Thursday, March 5:

The Maryland Young Republicans will host a Republican Second Congressional District Forum at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd., from 6:30-8 p.m.

Candidates will have an opportunity to explain their position on the issues important to Marylander’s in the Second Congressional District, including health care, the economy, infrastructure, and safety from threats at home and abroad. The forum will be moderated and run by the Maryland Young Republicans with questions coming from our members, and a google form will be made for the public to submit questions. Each candidate will be given time for an opening statement, questions directed towards them, time to respond to other candidates, and time for a closing statement.

The Wise Avenue Fire Company, 214 Wise Ave. is hosting a quarter auction in the rear of the fire hall, beginning at 7 p.m. The doors will open at 6 p.m. The cost is $5 for three paddles. Additional paddles are $2 each. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. For questions, call Jerry at 443-841-9692.

• Saturday, March 7:

Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School, 8003 N. Boundary Rd., is hosting its 26th Annual Spaghetti Dinner from 4-7 p.m. Enjoy delicious food, wheels, games and family fun. The menu will include spaghetti with homemade sauce, two meatballs, salad, bread with butter, dessert, soft drinks and coffee. The cost is $7.50 for senior citizens, $8.50 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12 and $2 for children under five years old. Carry-out orders are an additional 50 cents.

• Sunday, March 8:

Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School, 8003 N. Boundary Rd., is extending its 26th Annual Spaghetti Dinner to a second day, from 12:30-5 p.m.

• Thursday, March 12:

The Greater Dundalk Chamber of Commerce will host its annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Seasoned Mariner, 601 Wise Ave., from 6-9 p.m. Food, drinks, live Irish music, dancers, raffles and more will be available. The event will have a limited menu with Irish favorites and Seasoned Mariner specialties. Reservations are recommended. Call the Seasoned Mariner at 443-242-7190 to make a reservation. Proceeds will support the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

• Saturday, March 14:

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade, organized by the Greater Dundalk Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, will begin at 11 a.m. The parade route will begin at Logan Village Shopping Center and will end at Heritage Park and Dundalk Elementary School. People are invited to put on green and watch the parade. For information about participating in the parade, call Vicki Young at 410-284-3700.

The Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts Class of 2022 will host Bingo Night at the Wise Avenue Fire Company, 214 Wise Ave., beginning at 5 p.m. Come out and support the Class of 2022 and play bingo. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo begins at 6 p.m.

Marco Hunting and Fishing Club Ladies Auxiliary is hosting its annual quarter auction at 1307 Wilson Point Rd. beginning at 7 p.m. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 each, and each purchase includes two paddles. For more information, contact Kathy Corbin at 443-425-7408.

• Friday, March 20:

The Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Company, 214 Wise Ave., will host a Fish Fry from 4-7 p.m. The menu includes, fish, french fries and one additional side. The cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children. For tickets, contact Tayvone at 410-814-9862, or by email at People can also contact Stacey at 410-370-8134.

• Saturday, March 21:

The Bethlehem Steel Legacy Project at the Baltimore Museum of Industry presents The Fall of Steel in Words and Photos at the North Point Library, 1716 Merritt Blvd., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Photographer J. M. Giordano will show photos from his project, “Shuttered: Images from the Fall of Bethlehem Steel,” followed by a group discussion about the plant’s demise.

• Saturday, March 28:

Dundalk United Methodist Church Soup for the Soul, 6903 Mornington Rd., is hosting a Bunny Breakfast from 9-11 a.m. It will feature a breakfast buffet and those who attend can eat breakfast with the bunny. The cost of admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 2-11, and children under two eat free. For more information, contact Stacey at 443-742-9160.

•Saturday, April 4:

Clean Bread and Cheese Creek will host a Spring Bread and Cheese Creek Cleanup from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Rain or shine, people will clean up the section of Historic Bread and Cheese Creek from the Berkshire Area to North Point Road. Registration will be at 2408 Plainfield Rd. This event will be run in conjunction with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Annual Project Clean Stream and American River’s Nation River Cleanup.

“We run our cleanups as a family event with plenty of ways for volunteers to participate. We welcome every type of person of every ability level to contribute and assist with the cleanup. Though it is true we will need people to dig out shopping carts and haul trash to the dumpsters, we need people to run water, food, tools, and trash bags (both empty and full) to individuals in the creek. People to sort recyclables from the debris removed. People will be needed to help at registration, setup food and snacks as well as many other less strenuous activities. We are also authorized to sign-off on Community Service and Service Learning Hours for students. The more people we have, the easier the work will be for everyone. We will provide lunch and snacks as well as gloves. A limited number of tools are available for sign-out, but suggest bringing your own if you have them.”

Volunteer photographers and videographers are needed.

• Saturday, April 18:

A Stansbury Park and Pond Cleanup will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. This public event is organized by John Long. Registration will be located at or near the pavillion, 7800 Stansbury Rd. Look for registration tents and the Clean Bread and Cheese Creek banners. Registration will open at 8 a.m. This event will run rain or shine.

• Saturday, April 25:

The Sparrows Point Alumni Association is hosting an all-alumni reunion at Sparrows Point Country Club, 919 Wise Avenue, from 6-10 p.m. Beer, wine and a buffet will be served. Music will be performed by Double Play. The cost is $60 per person. Please include email address or phone number for confirmation. Tickets will not be issued. Email {a class=”moz-txt-link-abbreviated” href=””} for more information.

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