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Living Healthy with High Blood Pressure Workshop

February 28

9:30 a.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.

For people who have been diagnosed with hypertension or high blood pressure and want to learn how to better manage their condition. Must have at least 8 participants.

March 1

11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.

To register, bring your green card and Social Security. For more information, call 410-986-3201 or visit

March 2

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Orems United Methodist Church at 1020 Orems Rd.

Lots of items, collectibles, adult and children clothing, toys, books, jewelry, housewares and bedding. All reasonably priced. For more information, call 410-687-9483.

March 2

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Back River United Methodist, 544 Back River Neck Rd.

Over 40 vendors will be selling new & used fishing gear.Great tasting food will be prepared and sold on site to benefit our local scout troop. Admission still only $3, kids 12 and under are free!

March 2

Enjoy all-you-care-to-eat fluffy pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, scratch-made biscuits, hot and cold beverages, and wonderful fellowship. $8.00 per person. Please contact Kerri Wilcox at (410) 687-3576.

March 2

11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Cowenton United Methodist Church, 10838 Red Lion Rd.

Enjoy children’s crafts. Lunch available for purchase.

March 3

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

Learn basic yoga poses and stretches to increase concentration, calmness, flexibility and overall wellness. Registration required.

March 4

10 a.m.-12 p.m. at CCBC Essex, Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center (ROMA), upper lobby, 7201 Rossville Blvd.

Career Services and the Pathways will help make sure you are ready to take the next steps to securing your future. Leave with practical steps towards your goals!

March 4

3-5 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

Learn proven methods for interviewing and developing a resume that will get you the attention of employers. Bring your current resume for an expert critique.

March 4

11 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.

Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, games, songs, and outdoor activities together. Dress for the weather. Please arrive and sign in before start time. This program is for families. Groups must call the office to schedule a trip.

March 4

6:30-8 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

Bring your yarn and needles to make knitted/crocheted donations for charity or work on your own projects and socialize. Learn new patterns and make new friends!

March 3-5

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

Larry’s Concert Karaoke, on Friday, March 1st, from 8:00 pm to midnight. Line Dancing with “The Dude” will also be in the hall from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm on Fridays. On Saturday, March 2nd, from 8:00 pm to midnight, Karaoke with Jimmy & Judy D. And on Sunday, March 5th, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Karaoke with Fun Time Karaoke with Annette & “Wild” Bill. 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.

March 6

3:30-4 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.

Digital artist Nisa Raeke discusses the impact that technology has had on creating creative content and managing a small studio.

March 6

12:30-2 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.

This presentation teaches stress management using holistic approaches it is “very interactive” and covers the physiology of stress, its symptoms, simple holistic things to do about it, plus descriptions of techniques like herbs, essential oils, self — massage, music, meditation, exercise, magnets, acupuncture, color, energy work, etc. Advanced sign up is required.

Small Busines

s Counseling

March 6

10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

Bring your questions to an individual session with an adviser from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The adviser can provide counseling, capital and contracting expertise so small businesses can confidently start, grow and recover. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment needed!

Starting a Vegetable Garden

March 7

6:30-8:30 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Library, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.

Master Gardeners teach beginners how to start a vegetable garden, including site selection, soil preparation and how to grow some of the easiest and most popular vegetables. No experience necessary. Registration required.

Computers for Beginners

March 7

6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.

Learn computer basics and improve your typing. Registration required.

Bring Your Coloring to Life

March 7

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

Color a coloring page and watch it change into a 3D virtual drawing. Using the QuiverVision app and coloring sheets, watch as your coloring moves and interacts with you!

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