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Saturday, June 21, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014
The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize 2014 Finalists

Presented by the Walters and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, this exhibition will show the work of the finalists for the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. Artists will compete for top honors and a $25,000 fellowship in the Greater Baltimore area’s most prestigious arts competition. The prize assists in furthering the career of a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working in this region. Held in conjunction with Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival, the semifinalist and finalist exhibitions will be presented in partnership with the Walters and the Maryland Institute College of Art. The competition winner will be announced at the awards ceremony at the Walters on July 12. Artscape will be July 18–20, 2014.

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - Thursday, August 28, 2014
Bark Till Dark – Bring Your Dog To the Towne Centre

Every Thursday evening this summer join Baltimore Humane Society at Hunt Valley Towne Centre for Bark Till Dark.  The no-kill shelter will be presenting a different program each week until August 28th.  Your entire family is invited, including your dog! Hunt Valley Towne Centre, now a pet-friendly mall, is hosting the event and each Thursday many of their retailers will be offering special discounts as part of the Bark Till Dark event.

Baltimore Humane Society will be presenting interpersonal workshops on topics like housetraining, basic commands, coping with fireworks and thunder, teaching tricks to your dog, and even what to do about quirky and embarrassing pet behaviors.

Some of the retail specials each Thursday from 6pm-8:30pm include:

  • 10% off Subway dinner when you mention Bark Till Dark and eat on their patio

  • Buy a pack of doggie biscotti’s for your pooch and receive a free large cannoli for yourself at Vaccaro’s.  Enjoy your sweet while hanging out on their patio!

Staff and volunteers from the no-kill shelter in Reisterstown will also be seen strolling around the mall each week with adoptable dogs during lunch hour on Thursday or Friday and some Thursday and Friday evenings as well.

For more information visit www.bmorehumane.org or www.huntvalleytownecentre.com.

Bark Till Dark
You & Your Pooch Are Invited

Sponsored by Hunt Valley Towne Centre & Baltimore Humane Society

Place:  Hunt Valley Towne Centre, 118 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville , 21030

Time:   6pm till dark

Date:   Thursdays from June 5th thru August 28th


6/26:  Basic Commands

Baltimore Humane Society Presenter: Christine Lando, Training Specialist

7/3: Fireworks/Thunder
Baltimore Humane Society Presenter:Chelsea Princinsky, Adoption Counselor/Shelter Greeter

7/10: House/Crate Training

Baltimore Humane Society Presenter: Katie Dixon, Shelter Program Director

7/17: Ask the Trainer

Baltimore Humane Society Presenters: Amanda Serafini, Training & Behavior Manager & Christine Lando, Training Specialist

7/24: Why Does My Pet Do That?
Baltimore Humane Society Presenters: Deb Winkler, CABC, CPDT-KA, Shelter & Veterinary Center Committee Chair or Amanda Serafini, Training & Behavior Manager & Christine Lando, Training Specialist

7/31: Polite Greetings

Baltimore Humane Society Presenters: Amanda Serafini, Training & Behavior Manager & Christine Lando, Training Specialist

8/7: Cat Night

Baltimore Humane Society Presenter:  Katie Dixon, Shelter Program Director

8/14: Tricks

Baltimore Humane Society Presenters:  Amanda Serafini, Training & Behavior Manager & Christine Lando, Training Specialist

8/21: How to Keep Your Pet Healthy
Baltimore Humane Society Presenter:  Dr Mary Zink, DVM, Veterinary Director

8/28: Open Forum

Baltimore Humane Society Presenters:

Amanda Serafini, Training & Behavior Manager

Christine Lando, Training Specialist possibly

Dr Mary Zink, DVM, Veterinary Director

Jen Swanson, Executive Director

Katie Dixon, Shelter Program Director


About the Baltimore Humane Society

The Baltimore Humane Society, founded in 1927 by Mrs. Elsie Seeger Barton, is an independent, non-profit, no-kill animal shelter, which offers low-cost veterinary care to the public, and a pet cemetery with grief support services.  We receive no operational funding from the local or federal governments, or any national animal welfare organizations.  For more information about BHS, and how you can contribute, volunteer, adopt, or foster, please visit www.bmorehumane.org or call 410-833-8848.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - Saturday, October 11, 2014
B&O presents Disney Jr’s Choo Choo Soul

Tickets on-sale for Disney Jr.’s Choo Choo Soul
beginning Tuesday, July 1 at 9:00 a.m.
Event Date: One day only!! Saturday, October 11, 2014
Two Performances: 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
For one day the B&O Railroad Museum presents two performances by Disney Jr.’s Choo Choo Soul. Follow the musical adventures of the hip-hop singer, train station manager, Genevieve Goings, and her dancing, beatboxing engineer, DC, as they entertain families while performing soulful and current renditions of the ABC’s and 1-2-3′s. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.borail.org/

Monday, July 7, 2014 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
Contested Divisions, Mixed Media Exhibition at NDMU’s Gormley Gallery

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s Gormley Gallery presents Contested Divisions, an exhibition of images made from the materials of photography and that employ mixed media to explore the medium’s indexical mode.

Contested Divisions, part of the Artscape Gallery Network, features the work of artists Elizabeth Crisman, Amy Finkelstein, Todd Forsgren, Muriel Hasbun, Kyle Tata, and Ding Ren, and is curated by Geoff Delanoy.

A reception will be held on Friday, July 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Artscape Gallery Network connects more than 20 Baltimore galleries to a wider audience through a promotional campaign sponsored by M&T Bank and provides art lovers with an extended opportunity to enjoy Baltimore’s talented artists before, during and after the festival weekend.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014
National Electronics Museum Yard Sale

Drop by the museum during the week of July 8-11, 9am to 3:30pm, for our summer yard sale! You’ll find all kinds of electronic equipment, books and more. (All items were donated by kind folks for this sale to benefit the museum.)

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