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The 20th Annual Baltimore Regional Toddler Fair is back! Activities for the family include pony rides, a fire truck & squirt house, face painting, food, gymnastic and interactive music demonstrations and much more! Exhibitors will be on hand providing products and services for families with children ages 4 and younger! Admission is free and parking will be at Stevenson University’s Greenspring campus with shuttles running every 10 minutes. We hope to see you there!
HaZamir Baltimore in Concert
Sunday, May 18, 2014
$15 adults, $5 for ages 18 & under – in advance
$18 adults, $10 for ages 18 & under – at the door
To purchase tickets in advance by May 15 visit www.jcc.org/hazamirtickets
For more concert information please email email@example.com or call Marilyn Zvili at 410.559.3510
HaZamir Baltimore is comprised of 30 talented teens who attend 12 different high schools in the greater Baltimore area. This concert will offer a diverse repertoire featuring the very best of traditional and contemporary Jewish choral music. HaZamir participants recently returned from New York where they performed at Lincoln Center with their HaZamir peers from around the world. HaZamir provides Jewish teens the unique opportunity to gather together, learn sophisticated Jewish choral music, build community, and connect culturally. By providing a high-quality, structured program, HaZamir’s unique experience helps foster a lifelong commitment to Jewish culture and music and builds a strong foundation for future Jewish involvement in young people.
Sol Levinson Bros, Inc. and Jewish Community Services welcome the entire community to the Sixteen Annual Irvin B. Levinson Memorial Lecture Series on Death, Dying and Bereavement, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The event will take place from 6:00 to 9:15 p.m. at Sol Levinson & Bros., Inc., 8900 Reisterstown Road in Pikesville. This year’s lecture features Glenn J. Treisman M.D., Ph.D., speaking on “Depression and Demoralization in Patients with Chronic Illness” and Doreen Horan, LCPC, FAMI presenting “Creative Grief Counseling for Children and Adults: The Wisdom of Integrating Therapy, Intuition, and Life Skills to Live Freely, Fully, Joyfully.” Jay I. Levinson, Ph.D., chairs the lecture series.
Glenn Jordan Treisman is the Director of the AIDS Psychiatry Service, Co-Director of the Chronic Pain Treatment Program, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Treisman has worked at the interface between medicine and psychiatry, and has become a noted clinical expert on depression, addiction, personality disorders, chronic pain, and the interaction between psychiatric disorders and medical illness.
Doreen Horan is the Manager of the Counseling Center at Stella Maris, Inc., where she also supervises counseling clinical students and continues to see clients. She will speak about the grieving process for children, and the creation of Camp Me Too, an overnight bereavement camp for children in Maryland.
The program is open to the community at no charge. Seating is limited and will be available beginning at 5:15 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. No registration is required and no reservations can be accepted. Social workers and psychologists attending the full program will earn 3 Category I or A CEUs. For more information, please call 410-466-9200.
Memorial Day: May 26, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
The annual Memorial Day ceremony at DulaneyValleyMemorialGardens salutes the men and women of the armed forces who have paid the highest price in defense of the United States of America. The patriotic ceremony which includes music, speeches, a wreath laying and 21-gun salute, will take place on Monday, May 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., in the Circle of the Immortals, DulaneyValleyMemorialGardens. The observance is free and open to the public. DulaneyValleyMemorialGardens is located at 200 East Padonia Road — one mile east of York Road, in Timonium, Maryland. For more information: 410-666-0490 or www.dulaneyvalley.com.
Join us at our Attorney General Forum featuring Senator Brian Frosh, Delegate Aisha Braveboy and Delegate Jon Cardin for a open discussion.
For more information on this event, please contact Baltimore Jewish Council 410-542-4850.
Celebrating its 5th year, this annual event in June features a self-guided tour of 5 distinct homes throughout the villages of Columbia. During the tour, participants are invited to Amherst house in Kings Contrivance for light refreshments and more. Sponsored by the Villages of Columbia and Columbia Archives. Proceeds benefit Rebuilding Together Howard County.
Tickets: $20 in advance/$25 at the door. Advance purchase tickets are available starting April 14th at all Columbia Village Community Centers. Tickets on June 1st may only be purchased at Amherst House in Kings Contrivance.
Join us in a candlelit setting, as members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra perform some of their favorite chamber works. Visit www.CommunityConcertsAtSecond.org for more information. Free concert, no tickets required.
Make an impact on kidney disease in an extraordinary way by participating in Baltimore’s exclusive rappel event!
The fifth-annual Rappel for Kidney Health invites people of all ages to scale down the 32-story Baltimore Marriott Waterfront hotel to raise funds for the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD).
Participants will include people with connections to kidney disease, including transplant donors and recipients, as well as adventure seekers, media personalities and other local celebrities.
Everyone going “over the edge” will receive a personal fundraising page to assist participants in raising the required $1,000 minimum to participate in the event. Once the money is raised, participants will receive an event t-shirt, participate in a training session on event day and a commemorative photo of them in action.
Funds raised through Rappel for Kidney Health will directly support NKF-MD’s patient services, education and research efforts. Historically, the Rappel for Kidney Health event has created an unbelievable amount of excitement, drawing more than 200 participants and raising over $320,000.
Three Quartets: Music & Words of Ludwig van Beethoven
Featuring DUO: Stephanie Ho and Saar Ahuvia, pianists and Stanley I. Morstein, actor
Sunday June 8, 2014
Gordon Center for Performing Arts
Sponsored by The Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust
Free. Tickets required.
This concert features a performance of Beethoven’s letters by Stanley Morstein and three of Beethoven’s string quartets by piano DUO Ho and Ahuvia, who have been heard in live radio broadcasts on Chicago’s WFMT, New York’s WNYC and WQXR, Washington’s WETA and Baltimore’s WBJC. The duo made their orchestral debut as soloists with the Czech Republic’s Pilsen Radio Symphony Orchestra. The New York Times praised their “beautifully understated performances” on their 2012 CD Bach Crossings. Glowing reviews for the album have followed suit in the Huffington Post. This evening promises to be filled with the multiple levels of artistry in music and in performance.
Discover the life and times of Benjamin Banneker at the annual Colonial Market Fair! Retrace the footsteps of Benjamin Banneker and let local historical re-enactors, tradesmen, and craftsmen astound you with exhibitions that will keep family members of all ages entertained.