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Events - 22 Jun 14

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.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - Wednesday, June 25, 2014
“Up in Smoke”ⓒ

READY TO QUIT SMOKING?

FREE  “Up in Smoke”ⓒ quit smoking classes are starting at the ARC in Baltimore, located at 7215 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212.

FREE patches, gum or lozenges are provided. Meet from 12:00 noon – 1:00 PM on Wednesdays, May 21 – June 25.

Bring your lunch! Bring a friend!

To sign up, call Anita at 443-279-1225, or email her at azellner@thearcbaltimore.org. Don’t wait – call now!

Funded by the Baltimore County Cigarette Restitution Fund.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Tuesday Torah @ B’nai Israel
  • Starting June 10, B’nai Israel Congregation, 27 Lloyd Street, the Downtown Shul, will be offering Tuesday Torah, a weekly learning program:
  • 3:30-4:30pm  Jewish Philosophy with Rabbi Mintz
  • 7:00-8:00pm  Torah Happy Hour including pizza and beer, guest speakers and learning.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The Hero’s Journey

On June 6th, at 7:00 p.m. the spiritual center, located at 430 Main Street in Reisterstown will show the original version of The Wizard of Oz; the following Wednesday begins an 8-week course based on the book: The Wizard of Us, by Dr. Jean Houston.  Participants will look through a mythic lens and discover how Dorothy’s adventures in the magical land of Oz can inspire us today, offering valuable tools to guide us through challenging times in our lives.

The 8-week course will be held at the Center on Wednesday evenings, beginning June 11th through July 30th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  The cost is $20 registration fee and $80 for the class– $10 week.  Space is limited so early registration is recommended. visit http://www.centercl.org or call 410-318-8877

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014
The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize 2014 Finalists

Presented by the Walters and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, this exhibition will show the work of the finalists for the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. Artists will compete for top honors and a $25,000 fellowship in the Greater Baltimore area’s most prestigious arts competition. The prize assists in furthering the career of a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working in this region. Held in conjunction with Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival, the semifinalist and finalist exhibitions will be presented in partnership with the Walters and the Maryland Institute College of Art. The competition winner will be announced at the awards ceremony at the Walters on July 12. Artscape will be July 18–20, 2014.

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - Sunday, June 22, 2014
Solstice

Solstice, the Maryland Science Center’s Annual Fundraiser is held on the Saturday closest to the Summer Solstice. This year marks the 37th annual celebration, and the event will be on Saturday June 21, 2014. Dance the night away and celebrate the education and outreach programs of the Maryland Science Center. Valet parking is included with the purchase of a ticket.

Event Highlights

  • Saturday June 21st, 2014: 8:00PM until Midnight
  • Moveable feast, signature cocktails, live music, silent auction
  • The Science Center’s annual event to benefit its education and outreach programs

Eat, Drink, Dance

A moveable feast awaits as guests stroll from station to station sampling delicious food and signature libations. Element K will be setting the musical scene for the evening, so strap on your dancing shoes and get ready to party!

Tickets

Individual tickets are $125 per ticket or $105 per member. Ticket price includes valet parking. The event takes place throughout the Maryland Science Center exhibit halls. To purchase tickets online now—click here. To purchase tickets over the phone, please call 410-545-5894.  Members must purchase tickets over the phone to receive their member discount.

What to Wear

Cocktail party attire suggested—jackets encouraged, ties optional, and of course, dresses that impress.

Sunday, June 22, 2014
Mah Jongg Marathon

Join us for a Day of Mah Jongg playing at the Jewish Museum of Maryland. We will be playing with the current National Mah Jongg league card. The marathon will be hosted by Lois Madow of the American Mah-Jongg Association. Participation buy-in is $25; first, second and third place cash prizes to be awarded (the amounts will be determined by the number of participants). Registration is not essential but is recommended and is now open.

Sunday, June 22, 2014
Jewish Genealogy Society of MD June 22 program

“Looking Beyond the Basic Records”

 The next meeting of the JGSMD will be held on Sunday, June 22, 2014, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center-Park Heights, in Baltimore. The meeting will begin with the election of officers for 2014-2015. The program will be presented by Lauren Orenstein of KinFinders NYC, a genealogy and research firm based in New York City. In anticipation of our group’s summer field trip to New York City, which is expected to include opportunities for personal research at the New York Public Library and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, this program will focus on the research materials available and the information they can illustrate. Take a journey through two families’ histories to discover the genealogical resources available beyond the Federal Census and vital records. Learn how archives such as probate, property, newspapers, and landsmenschaften can expand your research and offer a better understanding of the lives your ancestors lived. New York City has wonderful resources—even for people whose families have never lived in New York.

The program is free for paid members and $5 for non-members (applied to membership fee when a visitor joins JGSMD) after their first meeting. Refreshments will be available. Please check our web site at www.jgsmd.org for late updates and for the time, location, and program of future meetings.