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Events - 13 Apr 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.

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.
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.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Learn Spanish Language and Culture

Take an introductory Spanish Language and Culture class at Notre Dame of Maryland University. The program will be offered every Tuesday beginning February 18 and running through May 6. Registrants can choose afternoon sessions from 3 to 5 p.m. or evening sessions from 6 to 8 p.m.  For more information, contact Linda Stilling, SSND, at 410-532-5306, send an e-mail to lstilling@ndm.edu or visit www.ndm.edu/spanishlanguageandculture. Cost is $400; Group rate: $1,050 for three participants (by February 3, 2014)
$425; Group rate: $1,125 for three participants (after February 3, 2014)

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - Thursday, November 13, 2014
SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D At National Aquarium

Join SpongeBob SquarePants and his underwater friends on a rollicking adventure in Bikini Bottom this spring with SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D – The Great Jelly Rescue attraction, coming to National Aquarium’s 4-D Immersion Theater from March 1, 2014 through November 13, 2014.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
“Up in Smoke”

Starting Tuesday March 11, we’ll offer FREE quit smoking classes at Courtland Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. We’ll meet for ”Up in Smoke” on Tuesdays from 2:30 – 3:30 PM. FREE nicotine gum, patches or lozenges are included. Get support, tips & techniques to help you QUIT and STAY QUIT. You want the best – a recent review named this the BEST program around.  To sign up, call REGISTRATION at LifeBridge Health – 410-601 WELL (9355).

Made possible by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and the Baltimore County Council and funding from the Baltimore County Department of Health, Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program, Cigarette Restitution Fund (CRF).

Call now and quit for good!

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Thursday, April 24, 2014
Sharing Our Stories: A Memoir-Writing Workshop

Everyone has a story to tell, and writing a memoir is a great way to share yours. One way to make your memoir stand out from the crowd is to apply the techniques of fiction to writing nonfiction.  We will cover story elements such as characterization, story structure, scene construction, setting, and dialogue, so writers of all genres can benefit from this workshop Award-winning author Barbara Morrison will provide pointers useful for beginners and experienced writers and lead writing exercises to ignite your creativity.

Thursdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
Golda’s Balcony starring Tovah Feldshuh

On Stage at Theater J

GOLDA’S BALCONY
April 10-27, 2014

Voices From A Changing Middle East Festival

By William Gibson
Starring Tovah Feldshuh
Broadway Production supervised by Scott Schwartz

A riveting portrait of one of the great women of our time, Golda Meir, Golda’s Balcony is the final work from Tony® Award-winning playwright William Gibson (The Miracle Worker, Two for the Seesaw), and an award-winning smash that, in 15 sold-out months on Broadway, set the record for the longest one-woman show in Broadway history.

From the pogroms of Russia to the halls of the Knesset, the story of Golda Meir is the story of the state of Israel in the 20th century. Starring four-time Tony® and two-time Emmy® Award-nominated TOVAH FELDSHUH, this one-woman tour de force promises to be a thrilling, deeply moving and unforgettable night of theatre.

“An incisive, powerfully-varied portrait of a remarkable woman!” – Time Out NY

More information and tickets at theaterj.org

Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
Guys & Dolls at McDonogh

The McDonogh Theatre Lab presents the Broadway classic, Guys & Dolls, Friday, April 11- Sunday, April 13 in the Ceres M. Horn Theatre. Join McDonogh’s multi-talented Upper School students as they sing, dance, and act their way across the seedy gambling holes of New York, the steamy streets of Havana, and the austere rooms of the Save-A-Soul Mission. It’s a sure bet that you’ll have a great time!

Guys & Dolls will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the Horn Theatre in the Burck Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of McDonogh School, 8600 McDonogh Rd., Owings Mills, MD 21117. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door.

For more information, please email Kevin Costa (kcosta@mcdonogh.org).

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.

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