Nonprofit Events

Senior Center Bingo
Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Road in Middle River, will hold bingo from noon to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. Cards will be sold from 11 to 11:50 a.m. participants must be 60 or older and be a member of the center (there is no cost to join).

Hawthorne Reunion 
The 23rd annual “We’re the Boys of Hawthorne” reunion (for girls too) will be held from 1 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Wilson Point Men’s Club, 1400 Shore Road in Middle River. For more information, call Bill at 410-746-7825 or Frank at 410-686-1158.

KOC Dinner on the Bay
Knights of Columbus Bethlehem Council 2605, 7401 Bay Front Road in Edgemere, will hold its monthly Dinner on the Bay  from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19. The menu will include fried chicken, roast beef and gravy, pizza casserole, scalloped potatoes, vegetables, salad, soup, rolls, desserts, soda, coffee and tea. Tickets cost $14 for adults and $7 for children ages 8 to 12. reservations are advised. Call 410-477-5225 to reserve seats.

WAVFC Roadhouse Fundraiser
The Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Company will be the beneficiary of a fundraiser set for 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Texas Roadhouse, 1736 Merritt Blvd. in Dundalk. Customers who present a fundraiser notice will have 10 percent of their total food purchase donated to the fire company. A copy of the notice can be printed from

Snowshoes Tournament
The North Point Horseshoe League will hold its third annual Snowshoes Tournament Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Bay Shore Bar and Grill, 8214 North Point Road in Edgemere. Registration starts at noon and competition begins at 1 p.m. The cost to enter the random draw tourney is $5. Ravens Roost 86 will hold a Chinese auction, with proceeds going to local charities. Food and beverage specials will be available and fire pits will help keep shooters warm.

Gold in Fight Quarter Auction
The Gold in Fight Foundation will hold a quarter auction from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Knights of Columbus hall, 2111 Eilers Ave. in Dundalk. A variety of themed gift baskets will be auctioned, with all proceeds going to the foundation that assists families fighting pediatric cancer. The event will also feature raffles and a silent auction. Refreshments will be sold. Admission, which includes two paddles, is $5. For more information, call Beth, 410-428-7738.

Athletic Club Spaghetti Dinner
The Dundalk Athletic Club, 7801 Seaside Road in Dundalk, will hold a spaghetti dinner from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. The menu will include spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread and desserts. Beer, wine and sodas will be available. Tickets cost $9 for adults and $4 for children younger than 12. For more information, call Jim Jarzynski, 443-998-6634.

Panther Pride Quarter Auction
The Golden Ring Middle School PTA will hold its Panther Pride Quarter Auction on Saturday, March 4, at the FOP Lodge 34 hall, 730 Wampler Road in Middle River. Doors will open at 6 p.m., bidding will start at 7. The $5 cost includes three paddles. Auction items will include products from Bath and Body Works, Yankee Candle, Pampered Chef and Hayward Taffy. Food and drinks will be sold. To reserve tickets, email

Philly Flower Show Bus Trip
Church of the Annuniciation, 5212 McCormick Ave. in Overlea, will hold a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show on Thursday, March 16, 2017. The theme is Holland - Flowering the World. The cost is $70 and includes the event ticket, bus transportation and snacks on the bus. Lunch is on your own. The bus will leave the church parking lot at 10 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. A deposit of $25 is due at the time of reservations and the balance is due Jan. 22. Call Jane at 410-866-8016 to reserve your seat.

PHS Craft Show/Flea Market
Parkville High School Athletic Boosters will hold a spring craft show and flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the school, 2600 Putty Hill Ave. in Parkville. Vendors are need for the 100-plus table, all-indoor event. For more information, call 410-887-5430, or send an email to

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Road in Middle River, will hold a St. Patrick’s Day party and talk from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 22. Guest speaker and historian Denny Lynch will speak about Ireland and Baltimore’s Irish heritage. The talk will be followed by a catered lunch of corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, carrots, rolls, beverages and desserts, Tickets (limited supply) cost $12 in advance. Participants must be 60 or older and a member of the center (there is no fee to join).

Golden Age Bingo
The Sandalwood Golden Age Club will hold a bingo luncheon beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, at the American Legion Post 148, 20 S. Marlyn Ave. in Essex. The $10 admission cost includes an Early Bird card, roast beef dinner and dessert. Additional bingo packages, which include 20 games and eight specials, cost $10 for the first and $5 for the second. For more information, call 410-887-5319 or 410-687-7206.

Cutco Bingo
Bingo featuring Cutco prizes will be held Saturday, April 1, at the Ironworkers Local 16 hall, 2800 Merritt Ave. in Dundalk. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and games begin at 6. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For more information, call Anthony, 443-801-5678.

New York Bus Trip
A bus trip to New York City will be held Saturday, April 22, from 6 a.m. to midnight. Call Anthony at 443-801-5678, for more information.

Kitchen Kettle Trip
A Kitchen Kettle Village and Shady Maple Smorgasbord bus trip will be held Saturday, June 17. For more information, call Anthony at 443-801-5678.

Alaskan Cruise
Alaskan 10-day land and sea cruise in July 2017. Contact Anthony at 443-801-5678 for more information.

Church Events

Zion UCC Bingo
Zion United Church of Christ, 7146 Golden Ring Road in Essex, will hold a cash bingo beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, in the school building lower hall. Doors will open at noon. Snacks and drinks will be sold. For more information, call Rick Rosenfeld, 443-691-2797.

BRUMC Spaghetti Dinner
Back River United Methodist Church, 544 Back River Neck Road in Essex, will hold its annual spaghetti and lasagna dinner from 4 - 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. The menu will include salad, bread, beverages and homemade desserts. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 7-12; no cost for children 6 and younger. Carry-outs will be available. For more information, call Betty, 410-870-0458.

SHM Ash Wednesday
Sacred Heart of Mary Church, 6736 Youngstown Ave. in Dundalk, will distribute ashes at its 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Masses on Wednesday, March 1. All are invited to begin the Lenten season with the imposition of ashes at Sacred Heart.

St. Luke’s Prayer Breakfast
St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1803 Dundalk Ave., will hold its annual Welca prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 4. Ellen Krich, OSSD deacon from Epiphany Lutheran Church, will be the guest speaker. The cost is $7. Call 410-284-0783 to make reservations.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner
Sacred Heart of Mary Church, 6736 Youngstown Ave. in Dundalk, will hold its second annual St. Patrick’s Day dance and dinner from 7 - 11 p.m. Saturday, March 11. The menu will include corned beef and cabbage, red potatoes, ham, green beans and rolls. Food will be served from 7:30 - 10 p.m. Water, soda and beer are included in the price; BYOB. Live music will be provided by Rob Fahey. The event will also include prize wheels, laydown boards, a money wheel and other games of chance. Tickets cost $25. Contact 410-633-2828, 443-837-5077 or to reserve seats.