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The Maryland Science Center’s annual New Year’s Eve family extravaganza, Midnight Noon, will transform the midnight tradition into daytime delight on Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s 6th annual Midnight Noon will be bursting with fun as families celebrate a very Happy Noon Year!
Baltimore’s own Grammy-nominated kid’s band Milkshake will light up the stage starting at 11:30 a.m. and will continue rockin’ and rollin’ right into the year “2014,” even leading the ball drop at noon. Visitors will also enjoy hands-on holiday arts & crafts, projects and interactive science activities.
For more information on Milkshake, visit http://www.milkshakemusic.com/
All Midnight Noon activities are free with paid admission to the Maryland Science Center and completely free for members. The Maryland Science Center is located at 601 Light Street at Baltimore’s InnerHarbor. For information and advance tickets, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org or call the 24-Hour Information Line at 410-685-5225.
Historic St. Ignatius Church at Calvert and Madison Streets will join the Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve scene with its Annual Interfaith Prayer Service – Jewish, Christian, and Muslim. It will be the 21st gathering of the various faiths to offer thanksgiving for blessings during the past year and to pray for continued blessings in 2014. The musical program will begin on December 31st at 8:00pm. The hour-long service follows, concluding at 9:30pm, well in advance of other New Year’s Eve activities. The Rev. Wolfgang D. Herz-Lane, Bishop of the Maryland-Delaware Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will give the reflection. A reception will follow the Interfaith Prayer Service. The event is free. Complimentary parking is also available in the SHA Parking Lot on Monument Street- the entrance is between Guilford and Calvert streets.
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.
· 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.
Jewish Community Services (JCS) Career Services offers a Job Search Network Group, through Meetup.com. JCS Career Coach Ronnie Green and Career Counselor Myra Serpick facilitate. Pre-registration is required.
Participants in the group will learn about current job search and recruiting trends, acquire tips on branding and social media strategies for an effective job search, and advance their interviewing and negotiating skills, while building a supportive network with other job seekers.
For more information and to pre-register, visit www.meetup.com/Jewish-Community-Services-Job-Search-Network/ or call 410-843-7433.
JCS Career Services provides services to employers, as well as career coaching and employment assistance to adults in today’s challenging job market.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 1-2 p.m.
Alfred Sommer, M.D., M.H.S. *
Former Dean of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and JHU Press author of “10 Lessons in Public Health,” shares stories from a career devoted to improving health in some of the neediest parts of the world.
Brooklyn based singer/songwriter Chris Ayer will perform on Saturday night, January 11, 2014 at Eutaw Place. Charm City treasure ellen cherry opens at 8 pm. Doors open at 7:30 pm.
Growing up in Virginia, Chris Ayer got his start singing along to tapes of Elvis and Paul Simon on car rides. In the last few years, Ayer has played over 600 shows in the US, UK & Europe, and released 4 EPs, 2 full-length albums, and a live CD. Beyond strictly folk music, elements of pop, rock, roots & soul influence his sound. He is currently finishing up his third full-length album—the first he’s producing— called “The Noise.”
Emmy nominated singer/songwriter
ellen cherry (lowercase letters intentional!) is a full-time touring and working performer based in Baltimore, MD. In 2012, ellen released her newest and most intimate work yet, a piano-based album produced by Caleb Stine, entitled “Please Don’t Sell the Piano”. Throughout 2012, ellen was a Strathmore Artist-in-Residence and co-founded MOBTOWNmoon, a new collaborative project for Baltimore musicians. In 2010, she wrote, recorded and performed a song for an Emmy nominated TV campaign and also composed the score for a shadow puppet piece entitled “Alonzo’s Lullaby”, which has been awarded the prestigious UNIMA Citation of Excellence. ellen tours nationally and internationally, charming audiences from house concerts to festivals.
At Eutaw Place, patrons can enjoy beer and wine supplied by Vineyards Elite, coffee by Baltimore’s High Grounds Coffee Roasters, and home baked cookies and other snacks.
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in advance online or at the door.
Located in the lower level of the historic Beth Am Synagogue in Baltimore’s Reservoir Hill neighborhood, Eutaw Place brings to Baltimore musicians at an affordable ticket price, in a comfortable atmosphere. Eutaw Place is located at 2501 Eutaw Place. There is free parking in the lot behind the Esplanade Apartments off of Eutaw Place. Additional information can be found at eutawplace.org.
“Swing Your Partner Dosey Doe”
Moses Montefiore’s annual square dance, featuring professional square dance caller Kenny Farris
The event is BYOB, snacks will be provided.
$15 for MMAE Social Club members, $18 for non-members
Checks can be made out to: MMAE Social Club, 7000 Rockland Hills Dr., Baltimore, MD 21209
For more information call Mary Begleiter at 410-486-2497 or Sheila Cohen at 443-676-8348
The Beth El Seniors will be holding their January luncheon meeting on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in the Offit Auditorium.
Come and join us for a lunch of delicious specialties. The cost for the afternoon is $15 for members and $18 for guests. Our entertainment for the afternoon will be Seth Kibel, Klesmer, plus specialist and friend on the piano.
Reservations and payments are due no later than Friday,
December 30, 2013. Please advise if you would like a sugar-free
dessert and with whom you would like to be seated. The seating
committee will do its best to accommodate your seating wishes. For
further information, call Maxine Kontoff at 410-486-1653 or Ruthye
Steinberg at 410-655-8242.
On Tu B’Shevat we celebrate a New Year for the Trees, rejoicing in the fruit of the tree and the fruit of the vine, celebrating the splendid, abundant gifts of the natural world which give our senses delight and our bodies life.
Tu B’Shevat marks the beginning of spring in Israel. Sustaining rains are at the peak of their power and the world responds, brimming with buds of fragrant life.
Please join us for this wonderful intergenerational, multi-sensory exploration of the importance of the environment, our connection to Israel, and the gift of life.
For POT LUCK SEDER
A-M Dairy side dish or salad
N-Z Dairy or vegetarian main dish
Desserts and beverages provided.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-730-6044 by January 10.
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