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Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Wine, Dine and Support BSA at The Wine Market Bistro

Come out for an evening full of exceptional gourmet food and a superb wine selection at The Wine Market Bistro on Tuesday, May 13 to support the Baltimore School for the Arts. The Wine Market Bistro is offering a three-course prix fixe dinner for $45 per person. All net proceeds will support the talented youth of the BSA.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Job Search Network Meetup

The Jewish Community Services Career Center offers the Job Search Network, which meets twice a month and is free and open to the community. Participants 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 networking 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 offers a range of services for job seekers, as well as providing recruitment and hiring assistance for employers and business development services for small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Baltimore Regional Toddler Fair

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!

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Cardboard Automata

Design, build, and test your own moving sculpture in our Cardboard Automata Competition.  A cardboard automaton is a crank operated machine that combines the use of simple machines with storytelling and is made mostly of recycled cardboard and bamboo skewers. Whether you are inspired by the story you wish to tell, or the mechanical movement you envision, art and technical engineering will have to blend together for success in this competition!

We will provide basic instruction, tips, and hints—you take care of the rest. To register for the competition, email your name to CardboardChallenge@marylandsciencecenter.org.

Awards

Cardboard Automata entries will be voted on by guests visiting the Maryland Science Center on competition day. Awards and prizes will be given based on the following categories:

Most Scientifically Inspired

Awarded to the automaton design inspired by a famous scientist or scientific concept.

Mechanical Engineer Award

Awarded to the automaton design with the most awesome mechanisms.

Storyteller Award

Awarded to the automaton design with the most creative narrative.

Free to enter competition. Admission on competition day will also be free for participant.

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Sarah Jayne Orton Memorial Walk

Bring your dog for a mile walk around the park to benefit the Baltimore Humane Society. Register before April 20th for $25.00 and receive a t-shirt and bracelet, after April 20th fee will be $30.00

Sunday, May 18, 2014
HaZamir Baltimore in Concert

HaZamir Baltimore in Concert
Sunday, May 18, 2014
5:00 pm
$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 hazamirbaltimore@gmail.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.

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

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
16th Annual Irvin B. Levinson Memorial Lecture Series

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.

Sunday, May 25, 2014 - Saturday, May 31, 2014
RA Sushi to Host 10th Annual Nicky’s Week

RA Sushi will host its largest annual fundraiser, “Nicky’s Week,” to help kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases. In its 10th year, the weeklong fundraiser benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

During Nicky’s Week, RA Sushi will donate 100 percent of sales from a variety of menu items and beverages to St. Jude to help support the hospital’s lifesaving mission. Since its inception, Nicky’s Week has raised more than $1.3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The special Nicky’s Week menu includes: Edamame, Tootsy Maki, Shrimp Nigiri, Pork Gyoza, Chicken Yakitori, Garlic Citrus Yellowtail, plus a variety of select beverages.

Monday, May 26, 2014
Memorial Day Ceremony

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.

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