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Events - 20 May 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.

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.

Monday, May 5, 2014 - Saturday, May 24, 2014
Student Thesis Exhibition

The Senior Thesis Exhibition showcases the work of Jane Aviv Brenner, Erin Bucklew, Morgan Welch and Alix Lindley, four senior artists graduating from the art department. The work ranges in variety of technique, subject and medium but all were designed to tell the story of each artist.

Morgan Welch’s landscape paintings challenge how viewers normally look at nature. Welch pushes for vivid fields of color using thick application of paint rather than detail. Those aspects are what give the painting their beautiful abstract qualities. Welch says that, “I hope the audience will engage in the beauty rather than the reality.”  In her portraits, Welch focuses on the fluidity of paint, color, contrast, and realism. Her use of bright colors is apparent as she highlights the importance of each subject.

Jane Aviv Brenner’s watercolors are an exploration of her own emotions through the portraits of others. Each colorful and highly saturated piece documents and reflects not only a moment in time, but a sentiment. Brenner uses her watercolors as a remedy, expressing herself freely in subject, texture, and color.

Erin Bucklew’s drawings are composed of small lines that make a complex image. One of the subjects is a dreamscape. This is made up of contour lines woven into a complex landscape. The other subject is animals, the marks imitate the fur of the animal. She mainly concentrates on the texture and color of the image.

Alix Lindley’s photography is an investigation of personal relationships. Through her intimate and delicate photographs she explores the complex didactic nature of human interaction.  By using self-portraiture she is able to blend the photographic process with the emotional experience of the subject.

The Senior Thesis Exhibition highlights the astounding work of these dedicated students preparing to graduate from Notre Dame of Maryland University with their B.A.s in studio art and progressing into the world as artists.

Gormley Gallery is supported by a grant from the Maryland States Arts Council, an agency devoted to nurturing a lively cultural community where the arts flourish. Funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Free admission, for more information; call 410-532-5582 or log onto www.ndm.edu/gormleygallery.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Up in Smoke

Starting on Tuesday May 6, we’ll offer FREE quit smoking classes at Northwest Hospital, at the Education Center. FREE nicotine patches, gum or lozenges are included.

To sign up, call Registration at 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!

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - Friday, June 13, 2014
Live Streaming Ma’ariv Services

Sim Shalom is an interactive Online Jewish Universalist Synagogue- liberal in thought and traditional in liturgy. We are an unaffiliated and pluralistic Jewish community, evolving and organically growing. We welcome members of our community from throughout the world! We offer daily online synagogue services.

Ma’ariv Services are offered Monday through Thursday evenings at 7 PM all year online, live streaming. Connect with us through our website and participate fully in our live services. Sim Shalom is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

www.simshalom.com

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Better Breathers Club

FutureCare Cherrywood has partnered with the American Lung Association to provide monthly Better Breathers Club meetings for the community.  Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of every month, 2-3pm at FutureCare Cherrywood in Reisterstown, MD. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 20th, 2-3pm.

Better Breathers Clubs meet regularly for one to two hours to provide support, education and socialization to people with COPD or another chronic lung disease, their family members and their caregivers. A facilitator coordinates and oversees the meetings, brings in featured speakers, and collects information and feedback from the participants.  Members themselves can provide ideas for meeting topics, organize communication networks, and even help plan special events. An American Lung Association staff person provides ongoing support to the group.

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States, affects 1 in 5 adults over the age of 45. That means you or someone you know could have COPD and not even know it. Millions do.

For more information, contact Alexander Grichuhin at 410-833-3801

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Painted Screens of Baltimore – Chizuk Amuno Sisterhood Closing Dinner

You See Out – No One Sees In- Painted Screens of Baltimore- Tuesday, May 20th. $18 for members and $28 for non-members.

Featured Speaker will be Elaine Eff , author of The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art Revealed.

She will share the unique history and images of screen painting in Baltimore. Open to everyone. For information, contact Ruth Silber – baberuthe@comcast.net.

6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 8100 Stevenson Road, Baltimore

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Beyond Swimsuits & Sunscreen: What You Need to Know BEFORE Sending Your Child to Camp

Whether you have a first time camper or a summer camp veteran, learn the essential information that will make this the best summer ever for you and your child.  Get tips and advice from our expert panel, including a nurse, social worker, parent, former camper and educator.  The Jewish Community Services (JCS) Parent Discussion Series, in partnership with the Center for Jewish Camping, presents Beyond Swimsuits & Sunscreen: What You Need to Know BEFORE Sending Your Child to Camp on Tuesday, May 20th, at 7:00pm at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC Morestein Performa, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue.

The JCS Parent Discussion Series offers a variety of workshops to address the various challenges of parenthood from infancy to young adulthood.  Pre-registration is required for all workshops. For more information and registration, call 410-500-5371 or visit www.jcsbaltimore.org/parenting-series

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