Send your calendar entries to editor@avenuenews.com. Low-cost, local events happening this week. To be included, your event must be family friendly, cost less than $25 per person and take place in Baltimore County as well as adjoining areas with a 20-minute drive. Please submit the event title, time and address to editor@avenuenews.com with Town Crier in the subject line. Once approved by an editor, the event will be listed until its completion date. It will run in the print edition as space allows. You can also submit to a separate online calendar at www.avenuenews.com.

Veterans Day Luncheon

November 8

12 p.m. at the Rosedale Senior Center, 1208 Neighbors Ave.

Join us as we honor our veterans with a complimentary meal. Free to veterans— must be a member of our center. All others $15. Get tickets at the front desk before November 1st. Following the lunch, stay for a performance by Regina Rose, who plays Rear Admiral Grace Hopper.

Medicare D Open Enrollment

November 8

9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) has trained counselors to assist you with evaluating your Part D plan choices here at the center. Counselors will also be on site during the following days: Thursday, Nov. 29.

Wiggles and Giggles Story Time

November 8

10:30-11 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.

An inclusive story and play time using preschool-age materials. For children who are sensitive to large groups, sensory overload or who are experiencing developmental delays. We welcome all children who will benefit from opportunities for interaction and movement.

Ask Bea — Community Outreach Specialist

November 8

10 a.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.

Bea Broccolino (COS) will be available to provide information on services and resources available to Baltimore County residents age 60 and older.

Meet the Author: Bill Larsh, Retired FBI Special Agent

November 8

6:30-7:39 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Library, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.

Author and retired FBI Special Agent Bill Larsh talks about his book The FBI – They Eat Their Young. It is an insider’s look into the FBI, exposing a dark side of FBI management and offering a rare and frank portrayal of the world’s premier law enforcement agency. Book sales and signings available (cash or check only).

Introduction to Green Burial

November 8

6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

In this informational session presented by the Green Burial Association of Maryland, learn about this growing national movement and the history and current practices of green burial in Maryland.

Celebration of Veterans

November 9

12-3 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Calling all veterans! Join us for a very special luncheon honoring you! There will be unbelievable surprises, door prizes, and gifts for our veterans. Free for our center member — veterans, $5.00 for all others.

November Dinner

November 9

5-7 p.m. at the Gunpowder VFW 10067 Auxiliary, 6309 Ebenezer Rd.

Dinner to include, baked skinless chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, peas and carrots with dessert and drink. Open to all. Donation will be $12.00. For more information call the Post at 410-335-8933

Bull, Shrimp, and Oyster Roast

November 9

8 p.m.-12 a.m. at Rosedale Gardens, 8037 Philadelphia Rd.

Hosted by the Rosedale Volunteer Fire Company. Enjoy steamed shrimp, oysters, smoked ham, BBQ chicken, baked ziti and more. For more information call 410-866 or e-mail bullroast@rosedalevfd.com.

Fortnite Fort Night

November 9

6-9 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Library, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.

Squad up after hours at the White Marsh Branch! Play some Fortnite! Build a fort! All supplies provided. Registration required.

Stampin’ Up on Friday

November 9

10 a.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Learn how to make beautiful handmade cards! This class is free but the number of participants is limited. Registration required. Please sign up at the front desk.

Fall Photography

November 10

1-3 p.m. at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

Wear your boots and bring your camera to explore the photographic opportunities around Marshy Point.

Professor Mike’s Magic and Science Show

November 10

2-2:40 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.

Professor Mike investigates matter, energy and density through magic, juggling and comedy!

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Bull & Oyster Roast

November 10

7 p.m.-12 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, 1704 Old Eastern Ave.

This event supports our school’s scholarship, renovation, and athletic funds. Tickets: $45 per person or $400 for a table of ten. Ticket includes: bull & oyster roast menu, beer & soda (Must be 21). Silent Auction, DJ, Beer Pong Tournament, Raffles, Game of Chance, and much more! Call 410-234-1164 for more info.

NASA’s BEST Students: Build a Satellite to Orbit the Moon

November 10

2-3:30 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

Design and build a satellite that meets certain requirements for traveling to the Moon’s surface, highlighting the engineering design process that NASA uses. Participants learn the value of teamwork and problem-solving. Registration required.

Turkey Dinner

November 10

3-6 p.m. at the Zion United Church of Christ, 7146 Golden Ring Rd.

Menu includes: Oven roasted turkey, stuffing, green beans, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, gravy, dinner rolls, desserts and drinks. Advance Sales: $15 adults / $8 kids (under 8), kids under 3 eat free!

Fantastic Beasts Crafternoon

November 10

2-3 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Library, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.

Create a menagerie of mythical creatures that would mystify any Muggle. All supplies provided.

Native Americans of the Chesapeake

November 11

2-3:30 p.m. at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

What was life like for the Algonquian people that lived along the shores of the Chesapeake? Find out what they ate, where they lived, and how they understood the environment.

Maker Workshop for Kids: Family Stories Month

November 11

2-3:30 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.

Let’s make things together! Participate in fun activities related to storytelling, and make a craft that displays and shares your own family’s story. Supplies provided. Registration required.

Karaoke

November 9-11

at the Essex American Legion, Post 148, 20 S. Marlyn Ave.

Karaoke with Fun Time Karaoke with Annette & “Wild” Bill, on Friday, Nov. 9th, from 8:00 pm to midnight. On Saturday, Nov. 10th, from 8:00 pm to midnight, Karaoke with Jimmy & Judy D. And on Sunday, Nov. 11th, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Karaoke with For the Good Times Karaoke with Percy & Fred. Come join us for a weekend of good singing and a fun time. Please call the Post at 410-686-2353 for kitchen availability, menu and specials.

Ask-A-Lawyer During Lunch

November 13

12-1 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Local Attorney, Jerry Lambdin, will be in during our lunch hour to answer any legal questions you may have during an open forum.

Monthly Blood Pressure Check

November 13

10 a.m. at the Rosedale Senior Center. 1208 Neighbors Ave.

A nurse from Franklin Square Hospital will conduct free blood pressure checks. Smart Choice Health Insurance: Understanding the Plans and Making the Best Decision.

Smart Choice Health Insurance: Understanding the Plans and Making the Best Decision

November 13

6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

Learn about changes to the Affordable Care Act plans and how to select what’s best for you and your family. Presented by the University of Maryland Extension. Class limited to 15 participants; registration required.

Coping with Depression

November 13

1 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Depression can drain a person of energy, happiness, and life. Don’t full victim. Terri Dukes of Amedisys will be in to give us tips on how to cope with depression.

Job Fair

November 14

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at CCBC Essex, Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center (ROMA), 7201 Rossville Blvd.

Start your job search at the CCBC Fall Job Fair! You’ll have the opportunity to meet with representatives from both local and national business firms, healthcare facilities, non-profit organizations, government agencies and financial institutions. Make a great first impression: dress for success and bring several copies of your resume. Free and open to the public!

Living with Hypertension

November 14

9:30 a.m. at the Rosedale Senior Center, 1208 Neighbors Ave.

Sign up for this 2 hour workshop designed for people who have been diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure). Must preregister.

Pet Food and Nutrition

November 14

6:30-8 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.

A speaker from the pet charity Thankful Paws, accompanied by Hero the Golden Retriever, discusses the pet food industry and origins of modern day pet food. Learn to make the best decisions about food for your house pet by deciphering nutrition labels and understanding caloric counts.

Free Naloxone Training

November 14

6-8 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

The Baltimore County Department of Health presents opioid overdose response training. Learn what an opioid drug is and how to recognize, respond to and prevent an overdose. Also learn how to safely administer the prescription drug naloxone to reverse an overdose. At the end of the training session, participants receive a certificate of completion and a naloxone kit. Pre-registration is required. Seating is limited. Register at baltimorecountymd.gov/odresponse or call 410-887-3828.

Veterans Day Lunch Celebration

November 14

12 p.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.

Enjoy a Veterans Day lunch of chili, baked potato, rolls, dessert and drink. Free to Veterans. Guests are $5 each.

Small Business Counseling

November 14

10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.

Bring your questions to an individual one-hour appointment with an adviser from the Small Business Resource Center. The adviser can assist with business plan development, marketing, loan preparation and minority business enterprise. Appointment times are 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon or 1 p.m. Contact branch to register.

Essex Travel Fair

November 15

12-3 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.

Join us for our annual Travel Fair, where you can inquire about current trips and those lined up for 2019! Travel coupons will be provided and light refreshments will be served!

Paper Bag Turkeys

November 15

6-7 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

Make Thanksgiving turkeys out of paper bags!

Lunch and Country Music

November 15

12 p.m. at the Rosedale Senior Center, 1208 Neighbors Ave.

Country singers Gene Hall and Mark Brine return to Rosedale to play country hits from the 50s and 60s following a special lunch of stuffed chicken breast, white and wild rice, carrots, peas and pearl onions and more. $3 per person.

BiblioBOP

November 15

10:30-11 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.

Explore dancing, shaking and singing your sillies out at this movement-based program. Older siblings welcome.

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