The Eastern District Police Community Relations Council will hold its annual awards ceremony for its police officer and detective of the year at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the police station, 3700 Mountain Road in Pasadena. No business meeting will be held. Information: 410-222-6145 or 410-255-0284.
Son: To Nicholas and Michele Geidel of Pasadena on Oct. 18.
Christmas party: The Ladies Auxiliary of the Orchard Beach Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Christmas party for children 12 and younger from noon to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the fire hall, 7549 Solley Road. Admission is free. Information: 410-360-9135.
Church breakfast: The United Methodist Men of Magothy United Methodist Church will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. tomorrow in the fellowship hall, 3703 Mountain Road. The cost is $5 for adults, and $2 for children younger than 10 and seniors. Menu items include pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, home fries and beverages. Information: 410-255-2420.
Coffeehouse: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 7859 Tick Neck Road, will present its annual Christmas coffeehouse at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow. The evening will feature seasonal music, a carol sing-along and the annual Christmas cookie taste-off contest. Cookies, sweets, hot apple cider and other refreshments will be available. A basket filled with seasonal items will also be raffled off. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Information: 410-255-1070.
Pancakes: The religious education department of St. Jane Frances de Chantal will hold its 30th annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the school-parish hall, 8513 St. Jane Drive. The cost for breakfast is $4 for adults and $2.50 for children. In addition to breakfast, a secret Santa shop for children, a craft corner, prize wheels, face painting, decorated Christmas balls, raffles and perhaps a visit by St. Nick will be included. Proceeds will benefit religious educational classes. Information: 410-437-4727.
Christmas party: The Riviera Beach Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Christmas party for area children from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the fire hall, 8506 Fort Smallwood Road. The party will include a magic show, face painting, games, ice cream and other refreshments. Admission is one canned good per child. Information: 410-255-3266.
New Year's event: Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company will hold a New Year's Eve celebration from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the fire hall on Mountain Road. Tickets are $27 through Dec. 25 and $32 after that. Tickets: 410-360-5575 or 410-439-4803.