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Catonsville, MD - Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events in Catonsville & the surrounding area. For a list of future events visit the Maryland's Calendar of Events. We list all events for free and don't have a deadline but the longer you are advertising the better exposure you'll get, so by all means send us your event and we'll post & Twitter it for you. Last time page was updated August 31, 2015 7:27 PM

Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum 300 Oella Avenue Catonsville, MD 21228
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Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

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Catonsville Senior Center Upcoming Events
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Catonsville Senior Center


Tuesday, September 1st at 9:00 a.m.: Blood Pressure Screening

St. Agnes will be in the library for free blood pressure screenings.


Friday, September 4th at 12:45 p.m.: Karaoke with Charlie & Marie

Join the fun and sing your favorite tune with our own Charlie & Marie.


Monday, September 7h ALL DAY.: Center Closed

The center will be closed in observance of Labor Day.


Tuesday, September 8th at 9:30 a.m.: B-More Prepared

Hurricane season is here. Be prepared and learn how to build an emergency kit.


Wednesday, September 9th at 9:30 a.m.: Financial Update

Matt Dunigan will discuss investment strategies and market updates.


Wednesday, September 9th at 12:45 p.m.: Medicare Maze

Medicare is tricky. Learn how to navigate the Medicare Maze.


Thursday, September 10th at 9:30 a.m.: Vein Restoration & Screening

Veins are an integral part of your body. Learn more about your veins and how to care for them.


Friday, September 11h at 12:45 p.m.: Frank & Trish

Bring in the Fall with music and song from Frank & Trish.


Monday, September 14rd at 12:45 p.m.: Monday Matinee Movie

Feature presentation of "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel".


Tuesday, September 15th at 9:30 a.m.: Arthritis: How You Can Help Yourself

Dr. Yap returns to discuss arthritis, its effects and how you can help yourself manage

arthritis pain.


Wednesday, September 16th at 10 a.m.: Africa Slideshow Series

Doug Townsend will give a slideshow presentation on East Africa.


Wednesday, September 16th at 12:45 p.m.: Jewish History & Culture of Baltimore

Join historian and photojournalist Denny Lynch as he takes you on a tour of Baltimore's Jewish history and culture.


Thursday, September 17th at 10 a.m.: Computer Assistance

Do you have questions about your laptop, tablet, Kindle or smart phone? Come see Alvin Miller in the Computer Lab.


Friday, September 18th at 9 a.m.:  New Member Orientation

Come and learn about the Catonsville Senior Center's activities, events and resources from Center Director Nicole Sheehan


Friday, September 18th at 12:45 p.m.: Karaoke with Kathy

Join in the fun and be a star with Karaoke Kathy Snello.


Monday, September 21st at 9 a.m.: Flu Shot Clinic

Maxim Healthcare Services will give flu and pneumonia shots. Bring your Medicare



Wednesday, September 23rd at 10 a.m.:  Eponymous Epicurean Delights

Join Joyce White for Foods Named After People and Places. Samples on hand.


Wednesday, September 23rd at 12:45 p.m.: Afternoon Dance Party

Singles & couples enjoy dancing with live music from DoWop Dave Miceli.


Thursday, September 24th at 9:30 a.m.:  Lose Power?

What do you do with food when you lose power? How do you keep foods from spoiling?

Learn more with Food Safety tips.

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Friday, September 25th at 10 a.m.: Bone Screening

Free bone density screening for early osteoporosis. Appointments needed.


Friday, September 25th at 12:45 p.m.: Talent Show w/Henry & Friends

Showcase your talent in our afternoon Talent Show. Sign up at the front desk.


Friday, September 25th at 6 p.m.: Cash Bingo

20 games will be called, three $50 specials and one $200 jackpot plus raffles and 50/50.

Tickets $15 in advance or $17 at the door. Refreshments available.

Saint Agnes Hospital Events
900 Caton Avenue, Baltimore, Md.  21229 / 1-866-690-9355
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Saint Agnes Hospital Events

Basic Life Support CPR Class
Thursday, August 27, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
$70.00 (does not include book)
Registration required

Heartsaver CPR Class
Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 8:30 am – 12 noon
Registration required

Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Support Group
Saturday, Sept. 12 @ 12 noon – 1:15 pm
7th floor Conference Room
Registration is not required

Basic Life Support CPR Class
Thursday, September 17, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
$70.00 (no book)
Registration required

Babysitting Class
Saturday, October 3, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
This class is for 11 and 12 year olds who are interested in working as Mother’s helpers as well as those 13 and older who will be babysitting on their own
Registration required

Saint Agnes Associates News & Updates

Saint Agnes is proud to announce that we will open a new Senior Emergency Department on June 17, 2015, to improve the delivery of care to more than 8,000 senior adults who visit Saint Agnes’ ED each year. The first specialized Senior ED to open in Baltimore and only the second in the state of Maryland, the Senior Emergency Department was developed with a focus on efficient design and construction, enhanced staff training and an improved experience tailored to the physical, psychological and social needs of the aging population.

The Senior Emergency Department consists of seven private rooms, a centralized nursing station, and medication and nutrition alcoves that are in close proximity to patients. It was designed to decrease negative stimuli and meet needs that are specific to the aging population:

  • Noise: To decrease noise level, which can make it harder for elderly patients to understand discharge instructions, the Senior Emergency Department will be separated from the Main ED.
  • Falls: To reduce the risk of falls, handrails and floors that prevent missteps will be incorporated throughout the department.
  • Poor eyesight: To improve visual orientation, softer paint colors will be incorporated into the rooms and the lighting levels will be adjusted.
  • Comfort: To enhance comfort, blanket warmers will be available and thicker mattresses will be in each of the exam rooms to reduce pressure on frail bones.
  • Two-way communication: To improve communication and hearing, pocket talkers and pillow speakers will be in each of the rooms.

The Senior Emergency Department also has a designated social worker and a partnership with the pharmacy to review prescriptions of patients who are on multiple medications.

The emergency department staff, which are already highly trained in their field, including specialized care for pediatric and chest pain patients, went through a rigorous training session on the complexity of senior care. The staff learned about screening tools, geriatric syndromes, ageism, discrimination and other lifestyle and medical concerns that affect the aging population, with the ultimate goals of improving patient satisfaction, decreasing admissions, providing a seamless transition back to the home and enhancing care management for elderly patients throughout the entire ED.

Coming on the heels of the hospital’s new patient-centered medical home in Saint Agnes Medical Group, Catonsville, the Senior Emergency Department was also  built around the patient-centered model. In collaboration with the Erickson School of Aging Studies at UMBC, Saint Agnes designed a team-based approach to diagnosis, counseling, treatment and follow-up of elder patients. The Senior Emergency Department is also implementing new care processes that include screening patients for issues such as depression, in-home safety, elder abuse and delirium.

The Senior Emergency Department was made possible through the support of the Attman and Powers families, the Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, and a partnership with the Erickson School of Aging Studies at UMBC.

We look forward to providing a new level of care to this important population in our region.

Arbutus Senior Center
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855 A Sulphur Spring Arbutus, Maryland 21227 410-887-1410, 410-887-1486 Fax

Celebrate Earth Day On April 22 Help spruce up our front and side garden areas at the Senior Center from 10:30 a.m. to Noon. Free lunch (Pizza, Salad and Dessert) to those who participate. Bring gardening tools if you have them. Sign up at the front desk if interested in helping.

Aug. 24 - Happy 5th Anniversary! Special Lunch At Noon. Entertainment By Lorna Terry At 12:45 p.m. Free. RSVP By
Aug. 17. Aug. 31 - Benefits Of Olive Oil. Free Samples, 10 a.m.
Aug. 3 - Hula Dancer Performs, 12:45 p.m. RSVP.
Aug. 3 - Make Corn On The Cob Cupcakes With Chef Charlene, 12:45 p.m. RSVP.
Aug. 4 - Coffee, Tea, Doughnuts, Bagels And Conversation, 10 a.m. Aug. 6 - Scales And Tales, (Intergenerational Event At Arbutus Recreation Center), Live Animals. 1 p.m. RSVP by Aug. 4.
Aug. 6 - Computer Class - Finding Health Information On The Internet, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Taught By Tina Pickens. RSVP by Aug. 4. Aug. 12 - Travel Meeting, 11 a.m.
Aug. 13 - Make And Take, Ribbon And Beaded Necklace With Sharon, 1 p.m. RSVP by Aug. 6. Aug. 17 - Blood Drive (Arbutus Library), 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 1-800-733-2767 for an appt.
Aug. 19 - Blood Pressure, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sponsored by St. Agnes Hospital.
Aug. 19 - Brain Exercise With Robin, 11 a.m., $1.00. RSVP by Aug. 12.
Aug. 27 - Decorate A Crab Shell/Make Maryland Crafts With Sharon, 1 p.m. RSVP by Aug. 20.
Aug. 31 - Benefits Of Olive Oil. Free Samples, 10 a.m. RSVP by Aug. 24.
Sept. 1 - Coffee, Tea, Doughnuts, Bagels and Conversation, 10 a.m.
Sept. 4 - Pre Labor Day Cookout, Noon, $4.00 Sept. 8 - Home Cooked Meal, Noon, $4.00
Sept. 8 - Blood Pressure Screening, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 9 - Travel Meeting, 11 a.m. Sept. 10 - B-More Prepared For An Emergency/Talk, 12:45 p.m.
Sept. 11 - What Boomers Need To Know About Medicare When They Turn 65, 12:45 p.m.
Sept. 14 - Make Mum Cupcakes With Chef Charlene, 12:45 p.m.
Sept. 18 - Create A Paper Fan Wreath With Kristin, 1 p.m.
Sept. 21 - Market To Meal/Talk, 12:45 p.m.
Sept. 22 - Afternoon Tea, Noon, $15.00 Sept. 25 - What To Do If You Lose Power/Talk, 11 a.m.
Sept. 29 - Birthday Celebration, 12:45 p.m.
September Events Did you know September is Senior Center Month? Stop by and visit us! Become a member! Bring a friend! Sept. 1 - Coffee, Tea, Doughnuts, Bagels And Conversation, 10 a.m.
Sept. 4 - How Exercise Can Help You/Talk/Teresa, 11 a.m.
Sept. 7 - Center Closed In Observance Of Labor Day
Sept. 8 - Home Cooked Meal, Noon, $4.00
Sept. 8 - Blood Pressure Screening/St. Agnes Hospital, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sept. 10 - B-More Prepared For An Emergency/Talk, 12:45 p.m.
Sept. 11 - Craft Show Meeting For Volunteers, 9 a.m.
Sept. 11 - What Boomers Need To Know About Medicare When They Turn 65/Talk, 12:45 p.m.
Sept. 13 - Happy Grandparents Day!
Sept. 14 - Make Mum Cupcakes With Chef Charlene, 12:45 p.m.
Sept. 16 - Brain Exercise Class With Robin, 11 a.m., $1.00
Sept. 16 - Travel Meeting,11 a.m. (new date)
Sept. 17 - Living A Stress Free Healthy Lifestyle/Talk, 12:45 p.m.
Sept. 18 - Exercise Tips For Travelers/Talk/Teresa, 11 a.m.
Sept. 18 - Create A Paper Fan Wreath With Kristin, 1 p.m., $5.00
Sept. 18 - Stamp Club, 1 p.m. Sept. 21 - Market To Meal/Talk, 12:45 p.m.
Sept. 22 - Afternoon Tea, Noon, $15.00
Sept. 23 - Industry In The War Years/Baltimore Museum Of Industry Talk, 1 p.m. (rescheduled from July)
Sept. 25 - What To Do If You Lose Power/Talk/Teresa, 11 a.m.
Sept. 25 - Track Your Daily Activity/Make A Plan To Be More Active/Talk/Teresa, 12:45 p.m.
Sept. 29 - Celebrate Members Who Had September Birthday’s, 12:45 p.m. (everyone welcome) RSVP at least 3 days in advance of the program or event you will be attending. More details about these programs or events are on fliers located on the resource wall in the main hallway.

Catonsville's Farmers Market
May 3 - Nov 22, 2015

Catonsville's Sunday Farmers Market offers
Relaxed Weekend Shopping in a Community Festival Setting

Catonsville Sunday Market

If you enjoy Saturdays in the park, you've got to try Sundays at our Catonsville Farmer's Market, located at 730 Frederick Road, in the parking lot behind Friendly's.

Sponsored by the Catonsville Chamber of Commerce, the weekend market celebrates its Opening Day on Sunday, May 3 and runs, RAIN OR SHINE, through November 22, 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Its growing number of vendors offer a wonderful array of Maryland farm-fresh foods, from poultry, pork and eggs, to produce, fruits and herbs, with baked goods and unique specialty items rounding out the offerings.

But that's just the beginning. Throughout the season local musicians and community organizations will participate in the market. The Chamber's Sunday venue is a community event where you'll gather with friends and neighbors for a relaxed, old-fashioned farmers' market experience.

The market is now an authorized FMNP Farmers Market and certified vendors may accept WIC and SFMNP checks. For details, call the Catonsville Chamber at 410-719-9609 or email

Follow the Farmers' Market on Facebook

Catonsville Arts & Crafts Festival Draws Artists from Maine to Florida
Sunday, September 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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Catonsville is gearing up for the 42nd Annual Arts & Crafts Festival on Sunday, September 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More than 250 vendor spaces will be filled by unique craft artisans offering handmade, one-of-a-kind creations along with local businesses and civic groups showcasing their best.  In addition to a fabulous shopping opportunity, the festival features a full array of food, live entertainment and children’s activities, making it one of the highlights of the year with something for everyone. And admission is free.

Typically drawing between 20-25,000 visitors each year, the Catonsville Arts & Crafts Festival emphasizes unique talent. Craft vendors must make their own merchandise, musicians are drawn from the mid-Atlantic region to perform on two stages all throughout the day, specialty vendors and local restaurants will offer everything from crab cakes to gourmet caramel corn and ice cream, and children’s activities and support services are provided by local Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops and churches. 

The Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be able to host this landmark event in its 42nd year thanks to the generous sponsorship of Brightview Rolling Hills & Brightview Assisted Living of Catonsville, Charlestown Retirement Community, Coldwell Banker, Dole Pineapple Dippers, Kumon North America, M&T Bank, Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland, Russel Toyota, Today’s 101.9 FM and We Love Catonsville.

New crafters this year include those creating fused glass artwork, baby gifts, olive oil infusions, metal garden art, woodcarving, papercraft, custom jewelry, and even crafts made from unique materials such as Lego® bricks and crab shells. Returning vendors will offer a wide array as well with glass etched, stained or painted, Ravens and Orioles themed household items, photography and fine art, woodcrafts, children’s gifts, and a tremendous variety of fine and costume jewelry.

The sounds of live music will fill street from one end to the other, with everything from classic rock, blues, country and R&B to reggae, jazz and even barbershop harmony. Performers include Automatic Slim and Jim Harrell, Bodkin Creek, Sundown, Blues State, the Bob Margolis Band and many more.

Variety is also the theme for food choices with Italian specialties from Franco’s Italian Bistro, crab cakes by Catonsville Gourmet, hotdogs and hamburgers by Taneytown Deli, and gourmet pizza from Peace A Pizza, plus BBQ, creole specialties, gyros, and crab pretzels. When it’s time for dessert, options include fresh baked goods from Baba’s and the Village Junction Bakery as well as frozen treats from You Scream Ice Cream and Picnic Pops and funnel cakes from Ships Café. In addition, the Catonsville Farmers Market will be open directly adjacent to the Arts & Crafts Festival, offering an assortment of fresh produce, gourmet food and other specialty products.

All children are invited to the KidZone for a swashbuckling good time with pirate themed crafts, games and other activities.

It’s a day of crafts, food, music and fun for all!

Wednesday Howard County Genealogical Society Meeting lecture topic Italian Ancestry
October 14, 2015

Guest speaker Luanne Tano, a former student of Howard County Genealogist Dottie Aleshire, will give a power point presentation of her Italian ancestors and share helpful research methods that will apply to your own research.  Luanne has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Catholic University and as former teacher of Biology and Chemistry she is well versed in keeping the interest of her audience and methods of problem solving.  7p Free refreshments 7:30p meeting 8p lecture.  Meeting to be held at the Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way Columbia Md.  Free Help Desk 3d Sat monthly 1-4p Miller Library Ellicott City 2d floor Howard County Historical Society Room.

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