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Saturday, April 12, 2014
Chocolate Seder for Young Families

Saturday, April 12
3 – 4:30pm  Join Congregation Beit Tikvah for the most popular Gan HaYeladim (Garden of Children) event of the year! The Chocolate Seder is a great way to introduce young children (toddlers and preschoolers) to a Pesach (Passover) Seder table, while reminding their older siblings of the purpose of each element.

Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
Memory Ball 2014 “Dancing Stars” Gala

Baltimore’s premier black tie gala/dance competition will return by popular demand!  With ABC2 News Anchor Jamie Costello returning as emcee, the evening will feature a cocktail reception, full-course gourmet dinner, dancing to live music by Highway Star and a showcase of local ballroom and Latin talent.

The event’s highlight, the “Dancing Stars” competition, will take place among individuals and couples chosen for their leadership in the community and their support of the Alzheimer’s Association. Many of them also have personal connections to Alzheimer’s disease.

The Dancing Stars will perform before a panel of judges that includes Maryland First Lady Katie O’Malley, Debbie Phelps (director, Baltimore County Public Schools Foundation), Memory Ball 2013 Fundraising Champion Jane Sewell (executive director, Union Mills Homestead Foundation), Stan Stovall (news anchor, Baltimore WBAL-TV 11), and Vincent M. Lancisi (artistic director, Everyman Theatre).

They will vie to win the Judge’s Choice Trophy for the best technical skill and the You’re Our Star Trophy for raising the most money for the Alzheimer’s Association. Dancers can earn votes online at www.alz.org/maryland before the event and by the audience at the Ball: $1/vote.

Event co-chairs are Susan Boltansky Mann (long-time Memory Ball committee member and community volunteer with a family connection to Alzheimer’s disease) and Deborah Gisriel Bittar, M.D. (pediatrician with Main Street Pediatrics, whose mother suffers from Alzheimer’s disease).

Proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association’s many programs and services, as well as raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, which now affect more than 86,000 people in Maryland.

Sunday, April 13, 2014
BEST Spring Show Ever!

BEST Spring Show Ever! An Artisan Craft Show at Union Mill will be held on Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at Union Mill, 1500 Union Avenue Baltimore MD, 21211. The show will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and feature the talented artists and craftspeople of the Baltimore Etsy Street Team (BEST).

Taking place outdoors, in the courtyard of the historic Union Mill building, the show is open to the public and free of charge. The BEST Spring Show Ever! will be held rain or shine, and the entire event will be moved inside the old mill in the case of inclement weather.

Please join Baltimore’s independent artists and crafters to celebrate Spring with local, handmade, high quality, goods. BEST’s artists have been sequestered in their studios long enough, by a brutal winter, and are anxious to showcase new works. With everything from prints and sculptures to jewelry and accessories and so much more, the BEST Spring Show Ever! is sure to help melt your cabin fever away.

Sunday, April 13, 2014
Community Concerts at Second

Join us in a candlelit setting, as members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra perform some of their favorite chamber works.  Visit www.CommunityConcertsAtSecond.org for more information. Free concert, no tickets required.

Monday, April 14, 2014
2nd Annual Chometz Giveaway

Two Mitzvahs in One!
Get rid of your chometz and help feed the hungry at the same time.

GIVE some
Donate your unopened, new chometz to help a local food pantry for area families. Please put all donations in a box.

BURN some
Wrap and burn your chometz in paper only.
Please don’t throw plastic or styrofoam in the fire!

WHEN: April 14, 2014; 6:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
(Chometz burning barrels available at 6:30 a.m.)

WHERE: Pimlico Race Course Clubhouse Parking Lot

For more information, contact CHAI’s Neighborhood Organizer
Kris Burnett at 410-500-5305 or kburnett@chaibaltimore.org
www.chaibaltimore.org

Sponsored by CHAI in partnership with Park Heights Renaissance
and the office of Baltimore City Council President, Bernard C. “Jack” Young.

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