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Events - 26 Jan 14

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - Monday, June 9, 2014
Woman of Two Worlds — Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy

An exhibition that brings 1812 Baltimore vividly to life. Runs through June 9, 2014. All day, the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore. Visit mdhs.org/betsy-bonaparte/the-exhibition.

Friday, September 6, 2013 - Friday, March 28, 2014
Fridays After Five Returns to National Aquarium

National Aquarium’s popular community discount program, Fridays After

Five, returns on Friday, September 6. Every Friday evening through March 28, guests entering National Aquarium, Baltimore between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. (exploring until 9:30 p.m.) will enjoy a low admission price of $12.

Fridays After Five is a great way for visitors to discover the wonders of the Aquarium’s collection of more than 16,000 magnificent animals and explore exhibits including the newly opened Blacktip Reef exhibit and Dolphin Discovery at a greatly reduced price. For the best experience ever, visit http://aqua.org/visittoday.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Pikesville Library Guest Speaker Series

Pikesville Library Guest Speaker Series

October, 2013-March, 2014

All programs are on Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

The programs are held in the Conference Room at the Pikesville Library, 1301 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, MD  21208.

For more information the public may call 410-887-1234 or visit www.bcpl.info</p>

November 2013

Mark Osteen, Ph.D.

Nov 20 – Professor of English and Chair of Film Studies, Loyola University Maryland, Dr. Osteen, JHU Press author of “Nightmare Alley:  Film Noir and the American Dream,” examines how film noir disputes the notion at the heart of the American dream.

Nov 27 – No Program

Michael Meyerson *

Dec 4 – Professor at University of Baltimore School of Law and author of “Endowed by Our Creator:  The Birth of Religious Freedom in America,” an exploration of the struggle over the relationship between religion and government.

Larry Gibson

Dec 11 – Professor at University of Maryland School of Law and author of “Young Thurgood:  The Making of a Supreme Court Justice,” which emphasizes the role Baltimore and Maryland played in influencing Thurgood Marshall’s early years.

Peter Bielenson, M.D.

Dec 18 – JHU Press co-author with Patrick McGuire of “Tapping into the Wire:  The Real Urban Crisis,” a book about urban policy and public health issues.

Alfred Sommer, M.D., M.H.S.

Jan 8 – Former Dean of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and JHU Press author of “10 Lessons in Public Health,” shares stories from a career devoted to improving health in some of the neediest parts of the world.

Mark Hildebrand

Jan 15 – Come celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner with the filmmaker of the MPT independent documentary, “Anthem,” as he shares the fascinating origins of the music of our national anthem.

Kelly Terrell

Jan 22 – Tells us about his book “Reservoir Hill,” an old and still vibrant Baltimore neighborhood.

Jay Schlossberg Cohen

Jan 29 – A look at his career and his much admired community art projects.

James Archer Abbott

Feb 5 – Step back into the Gilded Age as we go on a privately curated tour with James Archer Abbott, director and curator of Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum &amp; Library in “Baltimore’s Evergreen:  The Dream House Re-imagined.”

Jed Gaylin

Feb 12 – Director of the Johns Hopkins Symphony Orchestra will preview his March concert, which will include Grand Canyon Suite and Pictures at an Exhibition.

Alexandra Deutsch

Feb 19 – Join us as the Chief Curator at The Maryland Historical Society shares the story of the Baltimore Bonapartes as she explains her exhibit, “A Woman of Two Worlds:  Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy.”

Michael Raphael

Feb 26 – CEO of Direct Dimensions will introduce us to the exciting new technology of 3-D printing.

Earle Havens, Ph.D

March 5 – Join us as the William Kurrelmeyer Curator of Early Rare Books &amp; Manuscripts at Johns Hopkins University shares one of the premier collections in the world as he takes us into the “Halls of Wonder:  Rare Books and the Birth of Museums in Europe.”

Charles Belfoure

March 12 – Author of “The Paris Architect,” a tale of the building of secret hiding places for Jews in Nazi occupied Paris.

Paul Espinosa

March 19 – Join us in welcoming the new Curator of the George Peabody Library, as he debunks the urban legends in the fascinating “History of The Peabody Library:  Baltimore’s First Public Library.”

Carolyn Black-Sotir

March 26 – We conclude our 2013-2014 season with a musical interlude with this MPT hostess and very talented musician.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Baltimore Happiness Club
The Baltimore Happiness Club (BHC), a drop-in support group for anyone who wishes to increase their level of happiness, has been meeting weekly for 1.5 years.
BHC is based on Gateway to Happiness, by Rabbi Zelig Pliskin, and on the premise that happiness is a skill that can be learned. Whereas some people are “born happy,” most of us are not always naturally happy, but we can learn to be.
BHC is an interactive, lively group that uses Rabbi Pliskin and other happiness teachers as sources. Through simple exercises, discussion, and sharing real-life situations, we learn to increase and improve our happiness skills and equip ourselves to be more resilient and, through taking charge of our happiness, to take charge of our lives.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - Sunday, January 26, 2014
Holiday Springs & Sprockets

Port Discovery Children Museum’s newest visiting exhibit, Holiday Springs & Sprockets by renowned artist Steve Gerberich, features large-scale, holiday-themed moving mechanical sculptures, created from a variety of recycled materials, including everything from old machine parts to kitchen utensils, pieces of furniture and old toys.

Among the sites to which Holiday Springs & Sprockets visitors are treated are eight life-sized flying reindeer lifted by motor-driven exercise bicycles, a candy cane assembly plant driven by an early 20th century vertical drill press, and a fully automated cookie workshop. Visitors are able to bring the gadgets, gears and pulleys in each installation to life with the push of a button for a unique, interactive experience.

To learn more about Port Discovery Children’s Museum’s exhibits and upcoming events, please visit www.portdiscovery.org or call 410-727-8120.

Sunday, January 5, 2014 - Sunday, January 4, 2015
Sunday Dog Hikes with the Doctor At Baltimore Humane Society

1st Sunday of every month

Bring your dog the First SUNDAY of each month at 11 am! Hike on the grounds of our animal shelter’s forested wildlife sanctuary in Reisterstown, led by Dr. Mary Zink,  Baltimore Humane Society Veterinary Medical Director of the Low Cost Veterinary Wellness Spay/Neuter Center.

DETAILS: 

· Approximately 45 min-1 hour in duration

· BYO DOG (Proof of rabies vaccination required)

· Rain or Shine

· $2 per dog participation fee and no prior registration required

· Moderate hiking level so dog and hiker need to be able to maneuver trees, hills, and streams

· All dogs must be on a 4-6 ft leash (no retractable leashes permitted) and walked by a hiker that is 14 years of age or older

· Bring plenty drinking water for yourself and your dog

· Appropriate hiking attire is recommended à comfortable, flexible, closed-toe shoes and durable clothing that can withstand mud, tall grass, twigs, stickers, stream water etc.

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - Sunday, January 26, 2014
2014 Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show

As Mid-Atlantic families brace for frigid forecasts, the 2014 Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show, celebrating its 60th anniversary,transforms the Baltimore Convention Center at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor into a boater’s paradise Thursday-Sunday, January 23-26.

Visitors to the city’s favorite boating event can climb aboard and compare hundreds of boats for all budgets and lifestyles, from luxury cruisers and fishing boats to family runabouts and pontoons, and take advantage of some of the best deals of the year from the region’s leading dealers, plus shop the latest gizmos and gadgets for life on (and near) the water.

There is more to the boat show than boats! Highlights of this year’s show include appearances by the History Channel’s hit TV show, Swamp People, R.J. and Jay Paul Molinere, Fred’s Shed offering dozens of helpful seminars for the DIY boater, a boating simulator, and—new for this yeara chance for visitor’s to get their feet wet in a 50 foot by 50 foot pond for hands-on fly fishing practice, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding. The Kids’ Zone features daily activities for the smallest sailors and boaters.

When: Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26 2013

Where:                Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Hours:                 Thursday, January 23      11:00am–9:00pm
Friday, January 24           11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday, January 25      10:00am–9:00pm
Sunday, January 26         10:00am–5:00pm

Tickets: $12 for adults; FREE for children 15 and under (when accompanied by an adult)
Advance tickets can be purchased at BaltimoreBoatShow.com

Phone: 410-224-7633

Web: For tickets, show news, discounts and giveaways, visit BaltimoreBoatShow.com.

Be a part of the boat show conversation – become a fan on Facebook and follow the show on Twitter.

Media Info: Contact Tony Fazio at Himmelrich PR at tony@himmelrich.com or 410-528-5400.

Sunday, January 26, 2014
Australia Day at National Aquarium

Wishing you could warm up this winter with a trip Down Under? Join National Aquarium on Sunday, January 26, for Australia Day! Get close to more than 1,800 native Australian animals including freshwater crocodiles, turtles, birds and lizards in the Animal Planet Australia: Wild Extremes exhibit. Experience hourly animal encounters throughout the event. Enjoy feedings of numerous animals, including the crocodiles! Learn all about the meaning behind Aboriginal paintings and create your own art by painting on the rocks in the exhibit. Other activities include interactive didgeridoo performances, recycled crafts and more. All activities are included with Aquarium admission.

Sunday, January 26, 2014 - Sunday, February 23, 2014
Jewish Meditation Series

Experience Jewish Meditation, learn Hebrew chants and more Sundays starting Jan. 26 through Feb. 23 (no class Feb. 16). Based on wisdom of Jewish mystics. $50 for the series or $15/session.

Contact awayne@bhcong.org or 410-764-1587.  INFO: www.bhcong.org/meditation

Sunday, January 26, 2014
Interative Performance and Ragtime Dance Classes

Interactive Performance and Social Dance Classes

January 26th, 2014

Jewish Community Center

3506 Gwynbrook Avenue

Owings Mills, MD 21117

FREE

Deep Vision Dance Company takes movement, music and creativity into the community through the lens of Ragtime. Interactive performances bring the Ragtime era to life. Ragtime classes teach social dances such as the ‘castle walk’ and ‘animal dances’ to all ages and ability levels. Each event is FREE.

Dance classes: 1:00-2:30pm for Families & 2:30-400pm for Seniors

Interactive Performance 4:30-6:00

RSVP to akimbobaltimore@gmail.com

*no need to be a member of the JCC.

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