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Saturday, March 1, 2014
Gold’s Gym to Host 8th Annual Spin-A-Thon Event

Join Gold’s Gym for this four-hour indoor cycling group exercise event held in Center Court, benefiting the American Diabetes Association. 

The event is open to the general public and pre-registration is recommended since bikes are limited. Participants can sign up to ride a stationary bike for one hour or for all four hours.

Saturday, March 1, 2014
Kidney Health Risk Assessment at B’More Healthy Expo

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland’s free public awareness tool will identify adults at risk for chronic kidney disease, which affects one in nine Americans – 26 million people.

The test uses a simple Body Mass Index calculation, blood pressure measurement and six-question questionnaire to make participants aware of their risk factors and how to manage them.

Individuals not at risk will be given educational materials about maintaining good health, while those at risk will be directed to further screenings and advised to talk to medical professionals. NKF-MD also will have dietitians on-site to educate people about nutrition and kidney disease.

One in three Americans over age 20 – 73 million people – are at risk for kidney disease, and the risk increases to one in two over the course of a lifetime. Most people affected do not realize it until the condition has progressed. In fact, 181 of the 769 people screened last year by NKF-MD demonstrated significant results.

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, serving central and western Maryland, the Delmarva Peninsula and portions of West Virginia, is the area’s only voluntary health agency dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of kidney and urinary tract diseases.

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - Sunday, March 2, 2014
Spring Maryland Home & Garden Show

Spring Maryland Home & Garden Show
Maryland State Fairgrounds
2200 York Road
Timonium, MD

Two Weekends:
Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2, 2014
Friday, March 7 through Sunday, March 9, 2014

Saturday, March 1, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.*
Sunday, March 2, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

 Friday, March 7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.*
Sunday, March 9, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
*Craft show closes at 8 p.m.

The Maryland Home & Garden Show is blooming with vibrant color—bold and beautiful flower, tree, and shrub arrangements will illuminate the Timonium Fairgrounds as inspiration for indoor and outdoor lawn and landscape masterpieces. Getting homeowners ready for spring, hundreds of landscape and home experts will display their latest designs and products just in time for the beginning of spring projects that were put off all winter. Over two weekends, the Maryland Home & Garden Show, now in its 33rd year, will feature:

  • Landscaped Gardens: Home lawn enthusiasts won’t want to miss the brilliantly landscaped spring gardens. Local landscape professionals will showcase unique solutions for outdoor living in beautifully designed displays including blossoming flowers, water features, stone features and fire pits.
  • More than 300 home improvement exhibitors: Nationally-recognized home experts will offer the latest and greatest indoor and outdoor home products and services – from decks, patios, kitchens and baths to cabinets, countertops, hot tubs and water proofing. Many will be offering show-exclusive specials.
  • Orioles Head Groundskeeper: One of only two female head groundskeepers in MLB, Nicole McFadyen will offer tips, tricks and techniques on growing beautiful and functional grass. Nicole will also speak on her rise to head groundskeeper for the Baltimore Orioles and will field Q&A’s with visitors. Orioles fans won’t want to miss meeting the leading lady in charge of home field advantage.
  • Horticulture Hall (2nd weekend): The Maryland Orchid Society Show & Sale, a deeply-rooted spring show favorite, will feature thousands of vivid and rare flowers. For those interested in the art of bonsai, the Baltimore Bonsai Club’s will provide educational exhibits on how to design and maintain your own bonsai.
  • Petting Zoo (2nd weekend): Also located in Horticulture Hall—Green Meadows Farms will provide families interested in a hands-on animal encounter with the chance to pet goats, sheep, alpacas, llama, donkeys, bunnies, guinea pigs, a pot belly pig, calves and a tortoise!
  • Maryland Spring Craft Show: More than 125 juried craftspeople will display and sell one-of-a-kind, handmade creations, including fine art, jewelry, pottery, fashion and home accessories.
  • Free Seminars, Consultations: Enjoy savvy, one-on-one interior design consultations from members of the American Society of Interior Designers. Come prepared with your photos, floor plans and design questions to receive complimentary expert advice. Free seminars include topics ranging from flower arranging to kitchen remodeling and rain water harvesting.

Tickets to the Maryland Home & Garden Show at the Maryland State Fairgrounds are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $3 for kids ages 6-12, and free for children under 6 years old. Admission to the Maryland Spring Craft Show only is $6. Receive $2 off your ticket and free parking when you buy tickets online at http://www.mdhomeandgarden.com/spring.

The Maryland Home & Garden Show is sponsored by M&T Bank.

For more information on the Maryland Home & Garden Show, visit www.mdhomeandgarden.com/spring or call (410) 863-1180.


Saturday, March 1, 2014
Women’s Tefillah Group for Shabbat Mincha

Pikesville invites women and girls to the Women’s Tefillah Group for Shabbat Mincha at
4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 1st.

Saturday, March 1, 2014
One Night Stand – Comedy Night

A Night of Seriously Funny Comedy & Fabulous Silent Auction.

A mother of two small boys, Karen Bergreen does stand-up in order to get out of the house. She has appeared on Comedy Central, The Oxygen Network, Nick Mom and The Joy Behar Show. While the kids aren’t looking, Karen is a novelist, earning praise from The New York Times, Oprah Magazine, and her mother-in-law.

Joe DeVito’s TV appearances include The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, and a semi-finalist turn on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. His savage wit has also made him an in-demand panelist on shows like Chelsea Lately. As a writer, Joe has contributed to Maxim Magazine, MTV, and the award-winning film Super Size Me.

Hosted by Master Storyteller and Stand-Up Comedian Shaun Eli.

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