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, JULY 17
    QUARTER AUCTION to benefit the family of the late Donnae Burrell begins at 7 p.m. at the Battle Grove Democratic Club, 7900 New Battle Grove Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 and include two paddles. Additional paddles cost $1. A wide variety of vendors will be represented. Raffles and food and beverages available. For tickets, call Felicia at 443-519-8754 or Angel at 443-742-9971. Proceeds will offset funeral expenses.
    QUARTER AUCTION fundraiser for the Orzech family begins 7 p.m. at Wise Avenue Volunteer Department, 214 Wise Ave. The family lost their Middle River home to a fire on June 19. No bids over a quarter. Paddles are two for $5. For advance tickets, call Tom at 410-913-8462. Limited tickets will be available at the door. 
SATURDAY, JULY 19
    CRAFT AND VENDOR FAIR sponsored by United Services Organization takes place from 9 to 5 p.m. at Knights of Columbus hall, 2111 Eilers Ave. The event inludes raffles and food for sale. All proceeds will benefit Operation Care Package for military personnel deployed overseas. Call 443-655-7816 for more information. 
    STEAK AND ALE DINNER hosted by the VFW Post 6694 Men’s Auxiliary 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 sodas. The cost is $16 per person. For more information, call 410-633-3740.

SUNDAY, JULY 20
    THIRD ANNUAL BUFFET-STYLE DINNER hosted by the Bethlehem Council Knights of Columbus will be served from 2 to 5 p.m. at the council home, 7401 Bay Front Road. The menu includes baked chicken, roast beef, pulled pork, soup dejour, vegetables, rolls and butter, tossed salad, dessert and beverages. Jimmy DJ will provide entertainment. Tickets are $13 for adults and $7 for children age 9 and younger. Infants eat free. Reservations are advised; call 410-477-5225 or Jim at 443-604-8828 and leave a message.

TUESDAY, JULY 22
    ATLANTIC CITY BUS TRIP sponsored by the Senior Steelworkers of Local 9477 leaves 10 a.m. and returns 10 p.m. Tickets are $23 per person. Riders will receive a $25 rebate. Call Sharron at 410-383-1109 for tickets or for more information.

SATURDAY, JULY 26
    RAISE THE ROOF PARTY with entertainment by Ace Oke takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. at Dundalk American Legion Post 38, 3300 Dundalk Ave. The cost is $15 per person and includes beer, soda, set-ups and raffles. Proceeds will be used for repairing the post roof. Tickets can be purchased at the post lounge or by calling Steve at 410-982-9693 or Mike at 443-921-6370.

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. The Farmers Market is coordinated through the Maryland Department of Agriculture. For more information, visit wwweastpointmall.com or www.facebook.com/eastpointmall.
 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-Edgemere 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.”