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Saturday, January 26, 2013
Port Discovery Presents The Wizard of Oz Children’s Educational Exhibition
Port Discovery Children’s Museum will host The Wizard of Oz Children’s Educational Exhibition from Jan. 26 to Sept. 15 in celebration of the film’s 70th anniversary milestone. The Wizard of Oz Children’s Educational Exhibition can only be found Port Discovery Children’s Museum, located at 35 Market Place in Baltimore. Entrance to the exhibit is included in each regular admission to the museum. Cost: $13.95 for ages 2 and up. Museum members and children under 2 are free. For more information, visit portdiscovery.org or call 410-727-8120.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Stationed in Laurel: Our Civil War Story Exhibit
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Music Box Series: Life in the Water
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Music Box Series: Life in the Water will take place at 11:30 a.m. June 15 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, located at 1212 Cathedral Street in Baltimore.
The Music Box Series is a new concert series for the very young, aimed at babies 6 months to three years, and their families. Concerts will be highly interactive and engaging, creating a musical and movement experience and encouraging musical, motor and language development. Each concert will be thirty minutes long featuring Maria Broom, presenter, and a small ensemble of BSO musicians. Cost: $9. Contact 410-783-8000 or visit bsomusic.org
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Baltimore Farmers’ Maket & Bazaar
The 36th annual Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar returns each Sunday from April 7 through Dec. 22 from 7 a.m. (approximately noon). Sundays at the market offer a unique shopping experience for visitors by transforming under the Jones Falls Expressway into a one stop shop for fresh foods and crafts. This year’s season brings the same great produce, meats, dairy, spices, preserves, fresh baked breads and flowers, in addition to delectable multicultural foods and handcrafted art from local artisans. The Welcome Center and SNAP and debit card services return for the season as well. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar is located on Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay streets, underneath the Jones Falls Expressway (JFX). Farmers, food vendors and craftspeople from the region can apply to participate in the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar. Applications for the 2013 market season are now online at promotionandarts.org; click on the “Events & Festivals” link. The market takes place rain or shine. For more information on the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar, call 1-877-BALTIMORE or visit promotionandarts.org
Monday, April 8, 2013
Columbia Festival of the Arts’ LakeFest
Columbia Festival of the Arts’ 2013 season will kick-off with LakeFest, a free, three-day celebration of the arts, scheduled for June 14-16, along Lake Kittamaqundi’s lakefront in Columbia, MD.
Squonk Opera GO Roadshow will bring its unique and colorful musical experience to Columbia with multiple performances throughout LakeFest 2013. With a variety of musical performances on the main stage all weekend, Son Tropical of The United States Army Field Band will close LakeFest on Sunday evening with a snazzy repertoire of Afro-Cuban and Latin music. Along with musical performances there will be free, fun activities, including street performers, art exhibitions, a sidewalk chalk art competition, kids’ arts and crafts, assorted food offerings, wine tastings by Maryland Wineries, and a micro brew zone. In addition, LakeFest features ArtPark, a juried, invitational show where 60 artisans exhibit and sell their original artwork representing a breadth of media including functional and wearable art.
LakeFest is free to the public and will run from 5 to 11 p.m. June 14, noon to 11 p.m. june 15 and , noon - 7 p.m. June 17.
For more information, please visit columbiafestival.com
Sunday, April 21, 2013
CHAI Good Neighbor Day
Join your neighbors for a day of community giving in the Cheswolde, Cross Country, Fallstaff, Glen and Mt. Washington neighborhoods from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21 as part of CHAI Good Neighbor Day. . Families can work together on self-selected projects to help seniors and adults with disabilities prepare their homes for summer. Shifts are available from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., from 1 to 4 p.m., or all day.
Participants will check in at the Public Safety Training Facility, located at 3500 W. Northern Parkway in Baltimore. Visit chaibaltimore.org for more information.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Pikesville Farmer’s Market
Check out fresh vegetables, fruits and other locally grown and made products from 2 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday from May 7 to Oct. 29 as part of the Pikesville Farmer’s Market. The market will take place a Pomona Square, 1700 Reisterstown Road in Pikesville.For a list of vendors please visit pikesvillechamber.org/farmers_market.php.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Kenilworth Farmers’ Market
The Kenilworth Farmers’ Market is open every Tuesday from May 7 to Nov. 26. It’s from 3:30- 6:30 p.m. at the Shops at Kenilworth, located at 800 Kenilworth Drive in Towson.
Come get a taste of the wide assortment of spring veggies such as leafy greens, spring onions, crunchy asparagus, and tomato plants we have this year. There is also a variety of herb plants and salad mix. This year we will also feature sweet honey, cheese products, an assortment of jams, popcorn, eggs, meats such as beef, chicken and pork, freshly cut flowers, several fruits, and specialty baked sweets! If you are looking for freshly grown, delicious products the Kenilworth Farmers’ Market is the place for you! With something for everyone, this local market is something you do not want to miss out on this season.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Pikesville Farmers’ Market
Every Tuesday, Shop local produce as well as meats, flowers, plants, jewelry and more at Pomona Square, 1700 Reisterstown Road from 2:00-6:00 PM, May 7 - October 29.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Fells Point Corner Theater Presents Glengarry Glen Ross
Opening on May 10, Fells Point Corner Theater will be presenting David Mamet’s scalding comedy Glengarry Glen Ross. The play runs through June 9 at 251 South Ann Street in Baltimore. Performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. There will be two “Cheap Seat Thursday” performances on May 23 and May 30 at 8 p.m. Admission: Fridays and Saturdays - $17, Sunday Matinées - $15, Cheap Seat Thursdays - $12. For tickets, please go to www.fpct.org.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Wildlife Rescue at the Maryland Science Center
Experience, experiment, and explore the science of how we can save Earth’s ecosystems at the Maryland Science Center’s new travelling exhibit, Wildlife Rescue, opening May 11. The exhibit will be on display until Labor Day.
Visitors to the exhibit will be introduced to the rescue efforts of people who dedicate their lives to the health of our planet’s habitats. Wildlife Rescue lets young rescuers experiment with puppets, costumes and the techniques used to teach animals survival skills, which often results in groups of animals or entire species being saved. In the exhibit, interactive activities such as crawling through a turtle culvert, comparing one’s weight to a panda’s and simulating flying with a Whooping Crane and feeding a baby California Condor give visitors a look at the important task of preserving Earth’s wildlife. Wildlife Rescue admission and activities are free with paid admission to the Maryland Science Center. The Maryland Science Center is located at 601 Light Street at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. For information and ticket prices, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org or call the 24-Hour Information Line at 410-685-5225.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
BoardWalk Beat is a new, family-friendly, nightly 3D light and sound show that will debut on the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk on Saturday, May 25 at 9 p.m. “Boardwalk Beat” takes a foot-tapping, heart-thumping journey through eight decades of musical history including ‘20s Rag Time, ‘30s Cotton Club, ‘40s Broadway Musicals, ‘60s Surf Music, ‘70s Disco, ‘80s Pop and ‘90s Hard Rock. Historic Boardwalk Hall is magically transformed into a gigantic whimsical jukebox hopping randomly from one musical era to another.
The show is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required. It is shown nightly every half hour from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on weekends and from 9:30 p.m. until midnight midweek throughout the summer. Boardwalk Hall is located at 2301 Boardwalk at the center of the world-famous AC Boardwalk between Georgia and Mississippi Avenues at Kennedy Plaza. For more information and a complete schedule of the light show, visit http://www.doatlanticcity.com.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Brew at the Zoo
BB&T Bank Presents “Brew at the Zoo,” the annual outdoor festival at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Mat the Waterfowl Lake Pavilion,May 25 to 26 from 1 to 7 p.m. each day. This fun, family-friendly event provides guests with the opportunity for unlimited sampling of a diverse assortment of local and national beers and wines, while absorbing some local live music. The band line-up this year features six bands, with all Mighty Senators headlining on Saturday, and the Kelly Bell Band closing out the event on Sunday, appearing for their 6th year in a row. In addition to live music and cold brew, there will a fun-filled Kids’ Zone, visits from the Zoo’s animal ambassadors and of course the opportunity to tour the Zoo and visit with all your favorite (party) animals. Tickets include Zoo admission, so guests can enter the park as early as 10 a.m., and tour the Zoo before entering the event area at 1 p.m. Along with Zoo admission, a “Brew at the Zoo” ticket includes access to food, artisans and other vendors, a commemorative tasting glass, and three live bands each day. EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Tickets for “Brew at the Zoo!” are on now sale at www.marylandzoo.org for only $40. Purchase your tickets before midnight on April 5 when ticket prices go up to $45. Tickets are $45 for non-members and $25 for those under 21 or designated drivers. Zoo members save $10 off each ticket. Tickets at the door will be $50.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery at the Maryland Science Center
Opening May 25, the newest travelling exhibit, Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery, will transport visitors back in time to Victorian London to solve this baffling thriller with the help of none other than the pipe-touting, hunting cap-wearing detective himself: the infamous Sherlock Holmes.
To get to the bottom of this “whodunit,” visitors’ deductive reasoning will be tested as they move through the eight “chapters” of the exhibit, aided by written guides complete with a map and space for recording clues and suspects. Visitors will learn the important process of thorough research based on logic as they work with physical evidence riddled throughout the exhibit – eventually leading to a dramatic finale.
Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery admission and activities are free with paid admission to the Maryland Science Center. The Maryland Science Center is located at 601 Light Street at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. For information and ticket prices, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org or call the 24-Hour Information Line at 410-685-5225.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Chesapeake Gem & Mineral Society 24th Annual Show
The Chesapeake Gem & Mineral Society’s 24th annual show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 25 at the Ruhl Armory, located at 1035 York Road in Towson. Free Admission and plenty of free parking available. Guest will be able to fund top mineral dealers, original jewelry, silent auctions, door prizes, kids area and more. Visit chesapeakegemandmineral.org/club-show.html for more information.
Sunday, May 26, 2013
All the King’s Horses: The Story of Gwynn Oak Amusement Park
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe
At the BCPL Randallstown Branch, 8604 Liberty Road, 410-887-0770:“The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe,” join the Friends of the Randallstown Library and guest speaker Jeff Korman for a presentation on “The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe,” Tuesday, May 28, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Meet and Mingle with Author Jill Smokler
Wee Chick presents a Meet and Mingle with author Jill Smokler. She will be signing her second book, Motherhood Comes Naturally, and Other Vicious Lies on Wednesday, May 29th.The cocktails, mix, and mingle begins at 6:30 PM, and the reading from Jill’s second book begins at 7:30. To RSVP and let Wee Chic know you will be there, please go to http://www.jillsmokler.eventbrite.com. Wee Chick is located at Green Spring Station, 10751 Falls Road, #101, Lutherville, MD 21093.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Screening of Echoes from the Mellah, and Q&A with Filmmaker
The Moroccan-American cordially invites you to a screening of the critically-acclaimed film by Kamal Hachkar, Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 6:30-9:00 PM, at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | 1779 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest | Washington, DC 20036
The screening will be followed by a live streaming Q&A session with the filmmaker. Seating is limited. To reserve seats, visit http://www.macctinghirjerusalem.eventbrite.com
Thursday, May 30, 2013
An Evening with Dudu Fisher
Israeli cantor and stage performer Dudu Fisher will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. May 30 at Goucher College’s Kraushaar Auditorium, located at 1021 Dulaney Valley Road in Towson. Visit goucher.edu/tickets to admission information. Also, visit facebook.com/jewishtimes for information about how to possibly win tickets to the performance.
Friday, May 31, 2013
“Fill the Void” Opens in Theaters
Fill the Void tells the story of an Orthodox Hasidic family from Tel Aviv. Eighteen-year-old Shira is the youngest daughter of the family, about to be married off to a promising young man of the same age and background. It is a dream-come-true, and Shira feels prepared and excited. When her 28 year old sister Esther dies unexpectedly, the pain and grief that overwhelm the family postpone Shira’s promised match.When the girls’ mother finds out that Esther’s husband may leave the country with her only grandchild, she proposes a match between Shira and the widower. Shira will have to choose between her heart’s wish and her family duty.
Opening on Friday, May 31st at the Landmark Bethesda Row and E Street Cinemas
For more information, please visit these websites.
Date & Time:Friday, 05.31.2013, 00:00 - Sunday, 06.30.2013, 00:00
Place:Landmark E Street Cinema & Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema
Saturday, June 1, 2013
National Trails Day at Irvine Nature Center
Join Irvine Nature Center for a nationwide celebration of parks, monuments and nature centers by hiking Irvine’s trails between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on June 1. Stop inside the nature center, located at 11201 Garrison Forest Road in Owings Mills, for a map and trail suggestions or bring your GPS (members can borrow ours) to find our five hidden geocaches. This program is self-guided. Free Contact 443-738-9220 or visit explorenature.org for more information.
Sunday, June 2, 2013
The Horticultural Society of Maryland’s 22nd Annual Garden TourScents in the City
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Horticultural Society of Maryland’s Garden Tour
Tour gardens of Kernewood and Roland Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 2 as part of the Horticultural Society of Maryland’s Garden Tour. Event takes place rain or shine. For more information visit mdhorticulture.org.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Twilight Garden Party
On Monday, June 3, from 6-8:30PM, The Women’s Housing Coalition will host its annual fundraising event. The Twilight Garden Party will include light hors d’œuvres, beer and wine, live music and a signature cocktail in a striking, flower-filled setting. The WHC is dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness for women and children in Baltimore by providing affordable housing and supportive services to enable them to sustain social and financial independence. Takes place at The Atrium at the Marbury Building
6225 Smith Avenue
Mt. Washington, Baltimore, MD 21209
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
An Evening with Baltimore Ravens Kicker Justin Tucker
On Tuesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. we will The Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards will host an autograph signing and program with Super Bowl XLVII Champion and Baltimore Ravens Kicker Justin Tucker!
•VIP Level: $59; Begins at 7 p.m. and includes exclusive program with Tucker, autograph signing, and picture with the Super Bowl Champion
•General Public Signing: $30; Begins at 7:30 p.m. and includes one signed item
NOTE: Guests are limited to one item and one photo per ticket, and are required to use their own camera. Inscriptions are an additional $12. Inscription tickets must be purchased in conjunction with the autograph ticket at either level. All attendees have the option of authenticating their signed items on-site by James Spence Authentication (JSA) for an additional $5
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
CohnReznick’s 12th Annual Baltimore Charity Golf Tournament
CohnReznick’s Baltimore office will host its 12th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 5, 2013 to benefit the INNterim Housing Corporation.
INNterim provides homeless mothers and their children a supportive and structured residential environment and plan of action where they can acquire the skills and resources needed for independent living. CohnReznick’s tournament will begin at 9:00am at Rocky Point Golf Course, and will include longest drive and closest to the pin contests for men and women. Following the tournament, golfers will enjoy a catered dinner and awards ceremony with trophies for the top three teams, as well as a chance to bid on an assortment of silent auction items.
For more information about the tournament, please visit: http://www.cohnreznick.com/events/12th-annual-baltimore-charity-golf-tournament or call 410-895-7830.
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Jewish Federation of Howard County’s Federation Live
Jewish Federation of Howard County will celebrate Howard County’s modern family at its annual fundraising gala, “Federation Live!” with speaker Jeffrey Richman, Executive Producer of Modern Family, an ABC comedy. The gala will take place at 6 p.m. June 9 and will be held at Ten Oaks Ballroom, located at 5000 Signal Bell Lane in Clarksville. This year’s honoree, Jean Friedberg, is a dedicated Jewish community leader. Federation Live! includes a cocktail reception and dinner as well as a luxury raffle. The raffle grand prize is a trip for four to Los Angeles and includes a VIP visit to the set of Modern Family. Dietary laws will be observed and Star-K kosher meals are available upon request.
Proceeds from the gala will be used to support funding for counseling services, youth and senior outreach, programs the local Jewish community, as well as Jews in need in Israel and around the world. Ticket packages range from $95 - $500. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available. Companies or individuals interested in participating in the event can learn more or purchase tickets by calling (410) 730-4976 or visiting www.jewishhowardcounty.org
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Golf Tournament for the Red Cross
The American Red Cross 10th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament will be held on June 12 at the Golf Club at Lansdowne,44050 Woodridge Parkway, Lansdowne, VA 20176. Former member of the Washington Redskins, Ken Harvey will play in this year’s tournament along with prominent business leaders from the Washington, DC area. The tournament will be followed by an awards reception and a silent auction. The event goes from 8:00AM to 6:00PM. For more information and to purchase tickets/sponsorships, click here.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Irvine Nature Center’s Father’s Day Snack with the Animals
Looking for the perfect way to spend Father’s Day? Bring your dad from 1 to 2 p.m. on June 16 to observe animal feeding time at the Irvine Nature Center, located at 11201 Garrison Forest Road in Owings Mills. Find out what the resident animals like to munch on, see some critters enjoy a tasty meal and even share a delicious treat with dad! All ages. Cost: free for members, $10 non-members Contact 443-738-9220 or visit explorenature.org for more information.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts Summer Break Mini-Camp
The Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts Summer Break Drama Mini-Camp runs from June 17-21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John’s Parish Day School, located at 9120 Frederick Road in Ellicott City. Spend your week exploring all of the wonderful Broadway shows! Each day will be packed with theatre, games, activities, and arts & crafts. The week concludes with a short Broadway Revue performance for friends and family on the final day of camp – June 21st at 2:30p.m. The camp fee is $245. They will be offering before and after care as well. To register, please go to cctarts.com.
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Solstice 2013 at the Maryland Science Center Event
Solstice, the Maryland Science Center’s fundraising gala, marks its 36th year of science celebration on Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 8 p.m. to Midnight. The annual fundraising event will be decked out this year with a moveable feast, an always popular signature drink, live music and an evening of dancing.
All proceeds from Solstice support the Science Center’s long-standing policy of offering Maryland school groups free admission when visiting on field trips. Tickets for Solstice 2013 are $105 for members, $125 for non-members. Cocktail party attire is suggested—jackets encouraged, ties optional, and of course, dresses that impress. Valet parking will be provided.
Tickets are available online or by phoning 410-545-5894. For additional event information, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org or phone 410-545-5960.
Science Center: 601 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230
Saturday, June 29, 2013
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland Chapter invites locals to run, walk, climb, crawl, and jump their way through a mud-filled obstacle course. The event will be followed by a post-race MuckFest with music, food, and beverages. Every dollar raised will be donated to the local NMSS chapter and will be used for funding research and treatment of MS.
Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013
Location: Trail-Way Speedway | 100 Speedway Lane | Hanover, PA 17331. Go to the website for more information.
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Pikesville 5K Run/Walk
Get ready for the Pikesville 5K Run/Walk, set for July 145. Fun for the whole family. Great course, great breakfast, fabulous door prizes, and entertainment for the kids. Help make this a community event. Come out and support two great causes. Be part of a great tradition by participating in the 2013 Miles That Matter Pikesville 5K Run/Walk supporting the Ulman Cancer Fund and the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce. The race begins at 8 a.m. Registration is $30 in advance; $35 on race day; $20 for ages 65 and over, and Fun Run. Visit pikesvillechamber.org for more information.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Pioneer Camp, Secret and Spies
Pioneer Camp, Secret and Spies
Saturday, August 3, 2013
‘Stitching History:’ Recreating The Star Spangled Banner
Beginning July 4, 2013, The Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) will be recreating the 30 x 42 foot Star-Spangled Banner flag that inspired the writing of our national anthem. Using authentic materials, MdHS will employ traditional stitching techniques that Mary Pickersgill used 200 years ago.
On Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 11 from noon until 3 p.m. the general public is invited to come and add a stitch to the flag. During these days, MdHS will host the Fort McHenry Fife and Drum Corps, celebrity guest appearances, actors in period costume, exhibit tables from our friends and partners, and mobile food vendors outside of the Museum. To register for the public days, visit http://www.mdhs.org/events.
The MdHS is located at 201 West Monument St.| Baltimore, Maryland 21201-4674
Monday, August 12, 2013
Camp Tzedek: Little Hands Doing Big Thing
August 12 – 16, 2013/ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Camp Tzedek is a one-week service camp that gives elementary age children (rising 1st – 5th graders) the opportunity to explore and understand the way they can help make this world a better place. The camp is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 12 to 16 at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, located at 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave. Campers will participate in a variety of service learning projects while exploring key Jewish values in a way that is fun and makes sense to children. For more information and to register, visit here. Sign up fast, space is limited.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Greater Baltimore Walk to End Alzheimer’s
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
The all-ages, all-abilities event includes a scenic walk route, music and family entertainment, food and beverages, and information on Alzheimer’s Association programs and services, will take place at 9 a.m. Oct. 12 at Oregon Ridge Park, located at 13401 Beaver Dam Road in Cockeysville. Click here if you want to register: