Community calendar

VFD holding fish fry

The Wise Ave. Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a fish fry fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 24 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the rear of the fire department at 214 Wise Ave, Dundalk, MD 21222.

The fundraiser is drive-thru only, and cash and credit are accepted. Meals including whiting fish, french fries and a drink for $12.

Pick up trash at Bear Creek, Charlesmont

Volunteers of all ages are needed for a joint Clean Bread and Cheese Creek/Maryland Waterways Foundation / Neighbor Space Cleanup Event. Help clean up the historic shoreline of Bear Creek and Charlesmont Park where both the British and American set up defensive positions during the War of 1812’s Battle of North Point. The British also used this location to evacuate their wounded and POW’s. Charlesmont Park was also the location were the Veterans of the War of 1812 celebrated Defender’s Day for over 75 years! The British were halted by the Maryland Militia in the Battle of North Point (now North Point Battlefield Park).

Registration will be located next to Battle Monument School (7801 East Collingham Drive, Dundalk, MD 21222. Look for the registration tents and the event banners. Registration will open at 8:00 am, and the cleanup will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Patapsco High Alumni Hosting Flea Market

Patapsco High School alumni will be hosting their first annual flea market, craft show and toy show on Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Dundalk Athletic Club from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Vendors must set up at 6 a.m.

Chamber hosting farmers market

Cub Scouts will be selling popcorn at the the Greater Dundalk Chamber of Commerce’s weekly community farmers market this Saturday, offering fresh fruit, veggies, jams, jellies, honey, eggs and more. The market is held every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the corner of Dunmanway and Shipping Place in Historic Dundalk Town Center.

Golf tournament benefits VFD

The Wise Ave. Volunteer Fire Company’s “Guns and Hoses” golf tournament will be held on Sept. 27 at Sparrows Point Country Club.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. along with breakfast, and the shotgun start is at 9 a.m. The tournament costs $125 per person to participate. Those interested should register now by calling or texting Tracy Geho at 443-938-1658 or Tayvone Jackson at 410-814-9862.

Wood painting fundraiser for VFD scheduled

A wood painting fundraiser for the Wise Ave. Volunteer Fire Department will involve witch shoes and witch hats to kick off the Halloween season.

Tickets for the fundraiser are $50 for the fundraiser, which will be hosted at the fire department at 214 Wise Ave, Dundalk, MD 21222. It will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Painters will have a choice of shoes or a hat, and can pre-purchase to-go tickets if you cannot stay. Seating is limited, and masks must be worn. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.

For more information, or to reserve a ticket, call Michelle Wood at 443-986-3256.

Lacks Luncheon scheduled

The Annual Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group (HLLG) Luncheon is scheduled for October 2, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. and will be a virtual affair.

The annual luncheon raises funds for the creation of a wax figure of Henrietta Lacks and the Henrietta Lacks Scholarship Endowment at the Community College of Baltimore County. It also offers a venue to share insights on Mrs. Lacks and to honor Turner Station residents, former residents, and friends for contributions made to the legacy of Henrietta Lacks or that of historic Turner Station. Mrs. Lacks, by all accounts, is figure whose reach is global.

This year’s honorees include Rev. Donald Jones, Man of the Year, The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Community Service Award, BayVanguard Bank, Business of the Year

You can join the program, free of charge, by registering at https://forms.gle/q6B4gqX6PcG3trFF6

For more information contact Ms. Carlisa Jones at 443-857-9279 or hlackslegacy@gmail.com

Drug City Block Party slated

The annual block party at Drug City Pharmacy will feature giveaways, vendors, craft beer and wine tastings and food.

The event is free and no tickets are required, but anyone 21 and older may purchase a tasting ticket at the event for $10 to try beer, wine and spirits from dozens of vendors.

Interested vendors can email admin@drugcityonline.net.

Pit beef fundraiser for Wise Ave.

The Wise Ave. Volunter Fire Department will hold a pit beef fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 11 to 3 p.m. at the rear of the VFD, located at 214 Wise Ave.

The sale, which is drive-thru only, accepts cash and credit, and will be serving pit beef, pit ham, pit turkey and french fries. Sandwiches are $10, fries are $3, burnt ends are $5, and a meal of a sandwich, fries and a drink are $14.

Chamber hosting farmers market

Cub Scouts will be selling popcorn at the the Greater Dundalk Chamber of Commerce’s weekly community farmers market, and participants are offering fresh fruit, veggies, jams, jellies, honey, eggs and more. The market is held every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the corner of Dunmanway and Shipping Place in Historic Dundalk Town Center.

‘51 Reunion scheduled

The Sparrows Point High School Class of 1951 will be meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at the Bob Evans at 4110 Wholesale Club Drive, Nottingham, MD 21236 at 1 p.m.

For more information, contact Ellen (Dunbar) Fields at 410-477-4235.

Have coffee with a cop

Engage with police officers, local church leaders and community members as part of Faith and Blue weekend from 8 to 10 a.m on Friday, Oct. 8. There will be an opening prayer, coffee and refreshments at the Dundalk Precinct, 428 Westham Way, 21224.

For more information, visit www.faithandblue.org/event/4140/.

Saturday, Oct. 9

Eastfield-Stanbrook fall community yard sale slated

The Eastfield-Stanbrook Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a rain date of Sat. Oct. 16.

All 22 streets will participate: Church Road, Denbury Drive, Dunmere Road, Eastfield Road, Harold Road, Holabird Avenue, Holborn Road, Kavanaugh Road, Kentley Road, Kirkleigh Road, Lawrence Road, Merritt Blvd, Moorgate Road, Ormand Road, Rockborne Road, Scholar Road, School Avenue, Searles Road, Shore Road, Stanhope Road, Tilden Road, Wareham Road.

For more information, call Karen Cruz on 410-285-7399.

Old Dundalk Association also hosting yard sale

The Old Dundalk Neighborhood Association will be holding a community yard sale on Oct. 9 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

All Old Dundalk neighbors who wish to participate are invited to email their street name to President Jessica Lilli at olddundalk@gmail.com so a “treasure map” can be made for the yard sale.

‘65 Reunion Scheduled

The Dundalk Class of 1965 Reunion will be held on Oct. 9, 2021 at Columbus Gardens from 2 to 6 p.m. The event will be a Shrimp Feast and Bull Roast open to classmates, friends and relatives. For more information, contact Ed “Butch” Becker at 410-288-4883 or edwardbecker11@gmail.com.

Chamber Hosting farmers market

Cub Scouts will be selling popcorn at the the Greater Dundalk Chamber of Commerce’s weekly community farmers market, and participants are offering fresh fruit, veggies, jams, jellies, honey, eggs and more. The market is held every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the corner of Dunmanway and Shipping Place in Historic Dundalk Town Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 19

Chamber hosting golf tournament

The Greater Dundalk Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a golf tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 19, benefitting the Greater Dundalk Foundation.

Registration for the tournament, sponsored by Hammett Technologies, will begin at 7 a.m. at the Rocky Point Golf Course at 1935 Back River Neck Road in Essex. Breakfast will be provided, and the tournament will begin at 8 a.m., running through a lunch provided by Chick-Fil-A.

There will also be all you can drink beverages including water, soda and beer.

Golfers will also have a chance to win $10,000 through the tournament’s hole-in-one contest.

Registration is $125 per individual, and $440 for a foursome.

For more information, visit ww.gdcoc.org or email Dawn Frazier at qualitycounts@comcast.net.

Friday, Oct. 29

‘58 luncheon scheduled

Dundalk Class of ’58’s fall luncheon will be held on Friday, Oct. 29th at the Seasoned Mariner at 601 Wise Ave., Dundalk, MD 21222. Happy Hour is from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch is starting at 1 p.m. Payment by separate checks.

Please RSVP to Mary (Hall) Ruble at 410-866-1827 or ocityfun@aol.com by Oct. 20, 2021 for attendance count.

Tuesday, Nov. 9

Girl Scouts holding another reunion

Former Girl Scouts from the area are invited to attend a reunion at the Hughes Memorial Presbyterian Church in Edgemere on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m.

Those attending are asked to bring their own lunch. For more information, contact Jean Perzynski at 410-285-4488