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Events

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Pikesville Library Guest Speaker Series

Sue Sullam

Nov 12 – A description of her father’s role in the recovery of the stolen gold, silver, and artwork that belonged to Holocaust survivors.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
National Aquarium’s Date Night

WHAT:           National Aquarium’s Date Night

 

Experience the intimate ambience of the National Aquarium after hours at “Date Night.” On November 13, couples 21 and older can wander leisurely through the crowd-free exhibits, catch a film at the 4-D Immersion Theater, listen to live music from local guitarist Rich Barry, and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

 

WHEN:          Thursday, November 13, 2014

7:30 – 10:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:       National Aquarium

501 E. Pratt Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

 

TICKETS:      Tickets are $130 per couple for non-members and $75 per couple for members, and can be purchased at aqua.org.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit http://www.aqua.org.

 

National Aquarium


The National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. It champions environmental initiatives by engaging with visitors, volunteers, education groups and schools to actively participate in the preservation of the world’s natural resources and living systems. The National Aquarium delivers meaningful experiences through its living collections; science-based education programs and hands-on experiences in the field from the Chesapeake Bay to Costa Rica; and partnerships and alliances with like-minded organizations around the world. For more information on the National Aquarium, visit www.aqua.org.

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Saturday, November 15, 2014
Hot Rize – America’s Bluegrass Band Rides Again

Co-presented with Charm City Bluegrass & Folk Festival

You’ll hear progressive bluegrass music performed at its highest level when the Grammy-nominated Hot Rize comes to the Gordon this fall to debut their first album in 24 years! Featuring the amazing talents of Pete Wernick, Nick Forster, Tim O’Brien, and Brian Sutton, Hot Rize has been astounding the bluegrass world with their unique, contemporary approach to traditional music since 1978.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Holly Fair on Main Street

Indoor juried artisan and crafters event.  Over 40 local artisans will display their items just in time for holiday shopping.  Visit our Cafe for lunch and our awesome baked table!!

Saturday, November 15, 2014
JA Personal Finance Experience

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland (JA) and OneMain Financial will present a live budgeting and career simulation for Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) middle/high school students and their parents, and CCBC students.

Students will be assigned a life situation that dictates their career and salary, explains their family size and responsibilities, and impacts budgeting decisions. Then they will visit 18 stations representing areas of personal lifestyle expenses and learn how to budget accordingly.

As students work through the budget puzzle, they will receive a “lucky “or “unlucky chance” card to help with expenses or hold them accountable for life’s little emergencies. Additionally, refreshments and prizes will be available throughout the day.

Younger students will gain an appreciation of the tough financial choices adults have to make each day, while older students will learn how career, education and spending choices can have a direct impact on their success. Families will learn how to support each other in making earning, spending and saving choices.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Domino Day at the Maryland Science Center

World renowned domino topple expert Scott Suko and a team of local engineering volunteers will be joining us to create a dynamic domino topple design through our Legg Mason Gallery, overlooking the Baltimore Inner Harbor. Witness over 12,000 dominoes of different sizes and colors zigzag, spiral, climb up stairs, across tables, fall in collapsing pyramids and much more.

The topple will be at 2:00pm on Saturday, but come early to test designs of your own and interact with the experts. All activities free with paid admission and free for members.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Catsino – A Night of Fun & Gaming to Benefit Baltimore Humane Society

Baltimore Humane Society is placing all odds on Catsino Night, an event to support the care of cats at its no-kill shelter.  B’more Humane has been operating its cattery at full capacity for several years now, and Catsino will help support the care of all those homeless cats on Saturday, November 15th at Grey Rock Mansion with a night of faux gaming.  Expect a roll of the dice, an open bar, hearty appetizers, and fun entertainment.

The action begins at 7 p.m. Gamers can enjoy blackjack, roulette, craps, a money wheel and 50/50 raffle. To sweeten the pot, prizes will be awarded to the most successful gamblers. Increase your chances and purchase a VIP ticket that includes increased gaming chips, runners to get drinks and food, and access to a separate VIP bar and gaming table.

Want a guarantee that you’ll see money appear at this night of gaming?  Then be sure to have magician William Gross do his stellar magic on you.  Chances are very good that you’ll see at least a coin or two suddenly appear from your ear! Deejay, Jack Callahan, will host the evening that includes a fabulous silent auction.

Please join us and make some magic happen for the homeless cats at Baltimore Humane Society. The private non-profit shelter relies on the support of the community. Tickets are $100 or $150 for VIP.

 

 

About the Baltimore Humane Society

The Baltimore Humane Society, founded in 1927 by Mrs. Elsie Seeger Barton, is an independent, non-profit, no-kill animal shelter, which offers low-cost veterinary care to the public, and a pet cemetery with grief support services.  We receive no operational funding from the local or federal governments, or any national animal welfare organizations.   For more information about BHS, and how you can contribute, volunteer, adopt, or foster, please visit www.bmorehumane.org or call 410-833-8848.

 

 

Saturday, November 15, 2014
David Finkel & Wu Han, cello – piano

“America’s power couple of chamber music”

Originally conceived for the celebration of  Music@Menlo’s 10th anniversary season, this program celebrates music’s power to transmit intense emotion.  This recital will capture the heart of every listener, performed by musicians whose communicative powers and engrossing intimacy make their performances unforgettable.

PROGRAM: The Passionate Cello                                                 Strauss: Sonata in F-Major, Op. 6                                             Messiaen: Louange à l’Éternité                                                      Albeniz: Suite Espagnole Op. 47                                                  Glazunov: Song of a Minstrel                                                           Chopin: Sonata in G-minor, Op. 65

 

Tickets: Adult $32; Senior $30; Student $12                         Students to age 17 receive one free ticket when accompanied by a paying adult

 

 

 

Saturday, November 15, 2014
VERONNEAU – award winning world-jazz quartet!

Veronneau, return to Baltimore with their song-based, world-jazz featuring virtuoso acoustic guitars and the exquisite vocals of Quebecoise Lynn Veronneau.

With two CD’s having climbed high in the jazz and world charts, international tours and live appearances on the BBC. This DC area band are flying high. Their blend of jazz, bossa nova and chanson, performed in multiple languages is winning the band fans and critical acclaim around the globe.

Their “Jazz Samba Project” CD, celebrated bossa nova and the breakthrough album of Charlie Byrd and Stan Getz, “Jazz Samba” – Charlie and Joe Byrd being very well know as alumni of Baltimore’s Peabody Conservatory.

Washington WAMMIE awards for Best Jazz Group, Best Jazz Vocals and Best Jazz Recording,
“A beautiful, haunting and resonant voice….This is a band to watch for, listen to and very much enjoy” – The jazz Page

“…a cushion of sound that invites the listener into a New York coffee shop in the early 60′s….the silky voice and relaxed delivery draw us in” – Capital Bop

“Love the mixture of cultures and languages” – Latin Jazz Network

“Love the style….love that acoustic sound” – Sally Naden BBC radio live

Come enjoy the band in An Die Musik’s intimate  jazz listening room!

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble in INCREDIBLE FEETS

$10 in advance; $12 at the door

Perfect for all ages!

www.footworks.org

Sponsored by BGE

It will be hard to stay in your seats! INCREDIBLE FEETS provides a music and dance performance that celebrates the world of percussive dances from Ireland, England, South Africa, Canada and the American South. You’ll love the hamboning, hoofin’, jazz tap, and more performed by six dancers and three musicians. The show includes audience participation and lots of foot tapping fun for the whole family For 35 years Footworks has delighted audiences in the United States, Canada, Japan, and throughout Europe.  Founding Director Eileen Carson Schatz is a National Endowment for the Arts Choreography Fellow and recipient of the Maryland State Arts Council’s 2014 Individual Artist Award for Choreography. 

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