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Arts and Museums
The Walters Art Museum — 600 N. Charles St. 410-547-9000, http://www.thewalters.org.
• The Art of the Writing Instrument from Paris to Persia, July 2-Sept. 25.
• Setting Sail: Drawings of the Sea from the Walters' Collection featuring drawings, paintings, and prints of ships, sailors and the sea from the permanent collection of the Walters. Runs through Sept. 11. Free.
Baltimore Clayworks — 5707 Smith Ave., hosts Contours of Belonging: Aisha Harrison. Runs through Aug. 6. Free. 410-578-1919. http://www.baltimoreclayworks.org.
The Baltimore Museum of Art — 10 Art Museum Drive, hosts Drop-In Art Activities, Family Art Center, every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 443-573-1870 or artbma.org. General admission is free.
Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower — 21 S. Eutaw St., showcases an open studio day, July 2, 1-5 p.m., for original artwork, performances and tours. Meet the artists, see their studios, and buy artwork directly from artists. At 2 p.m., Unexpected Theater presents short plays and monologues in the Studio 11 Theater. 410-752-8632 or http://www.bromoseltzerartstower.com.
Homewood Museum — 3400 N. Charles St. hosts the Carroll's Wedding Anniversary Tea, July 17, 1 and 3 p.m. seatings, with optional preceding house tours. $28 public, $23 members by reservation only. 410-516-5589 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
27th Annual Foodscape — Mount Royal Tavern, 1204 W. Mount Royal Ave., Bolton Hill. Opening reception, July 10, 5:30-8 p.m. 410-243-2632.
The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge — 5K/1 Mile Fun Walk to benefit Zero (The Project to End Prostate Cancer), Sept. 25, 8:30 a.m., Towson University, Johnny Unitas Stadium. $30 in advance, $35 race day. http://www.gpccbaltimore.com.
Eat-A-Peach Challenge Bike Ride — sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Maryland, Sat., Aug. 13. Routes start and end at the Peach Festival, Carroll County Agricultural Center, Westminster, and wind their way through Carroll and Frederick Counties. http://www.charmcityrun.com 410-448-2924, email@example.com or http://www.biamd.org to download a registration brochure.
Walk for Lupus Now — to benefit the chapter's many free services for people with lupus, Druid Hill Park, 900 Druid Park Lake Drive, Sept. 24, 3-5 p.m. 888-349-1167 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To register, http://tinyurl.com/BaltLupusWalk2011.
Second Saturdays in Station North — Eleven venues, all within four blocks of Charles Street and North Avenue will feature free events throughout the day including art exhibitions, live music performances, theatrical performance, theater class, improve performance, open mike and more. 410-962-7075, email@example.com or http://www.stationnorth.org.
Farmers Market — Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, Saturdays, through Oct. 8, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 410-727-4808 or: http://www.thebmi.org.
Free State Daylily Society Exhibit — Cylburn Arboretum's Vollmer Auditorium, 4915 Greenspring Ave., July 10, noon-4 p.m. See hundreds of daylily blooms exhibited by FSDS members. Stan Kennedy, 410-666-2791 or http://www.fsds.info.
Community Law Center — 3355 Keswick Road., Suite 200, Hampden is offers a workshop on How to Start and Maintain a Nonprofit Organization, July 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $40. Registration required. 410-366-0922 http://www.communitylaw.org.
Artscape — celebration of visual and performing arts extending 12 city blocks, centered on Mount Royal Avenue and North Charles Street, July 15-16, noon-10 p.m., and July 17, noon-8 p.m. Live music on three outdoor stages, cultural exhibitions, Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, dance, classical music, experimental music, opera and theater performances, fashion, film, art, street theater, children's activities, food and beverages. Free.
African American Festival — M&T Bank Stadium, lots B and C, a celebration of African-American ancestry, with nationally known entertainment and educational exhibits, July 2, noon-10 p.m. and July 3, noon-9 p.m. http://www.africanamericanfestival.net. Free.
Mini Barn Sale — Broadmead, 13801 York Road, Cockeysville to support community activites and donations of charitable gifts, July 15, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Includes clothing, linens, furniture, shoes and bags, appliances and kitchen-ware. Margaret Proctor, 443-578-8238.
Concerts and Theater
Minas — 815 W. 36th St., Hampden. 410-732-4258 or http://www.minasgalleryandboutique.com.
• Minas Konsolas Interactions through Aug. 28.
• Show and Tell with Don Peyton, Dave NeSmith and Michael Cantor, July 1, 8 p.m. No charge, donations accepted.
Creative Alliance at the Patterson — 3134 Eastern Ave. 410-276-1651 or http://www.creativealliance.org.
• "Red, White and Rainbow: Queer Comedy!" July 1, 8 p.m. Jessica Halem and Ben Lerman with Violet Gray. $15, $10 members.
• Baltimore Improv Group presents "Independenceprov," July 2, 8 p.m. $15, $10 members.
• "Anthology I," A short film collaboration presented by Parallel Octave, July 8, 7 p.m., a half-hour long film premiere followed by a live performance. $10, $5 members and students.
• East Coast Burlesque All-Stars with Gilded Lily and Dangerous Curves Ahead, July 9, 8 p.m. $15, $10 members.
Fells Point Corner Theatre — 251 S. Ann St. presents "The Sculptress," a Baltimore Playwrights Festival production, July 8-31, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., and Sundays, 7 p.m. (No show July 22-23). Baltimoreplaywrightsfestival.org. Tickets at http://www.fpct.org.
Pumpkin Theatre — for Young Audiences, held at St. Timothy's School for Girls, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson opens with "Charlotte's Web," Sept. 17-25. Five-play subscription, $44. http://www.pumpkintheatre.com or 410-828-1814.
Loyola University Maryland — 4501 N. Charles St. 410-617-2412 or http://www.loyola.edu, presents Graduate Programs in Kodaly Music Education Workshops, Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. A day of music making, food, networking, and teaching ideas. Free. 410-617-5020 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health and Support
One Day At A Time Al-Anon meetings — Monday evenings, 7-8 p.m., second floor of the Hampden Family Center, 1104 W. 36th St. 202-488-5629 or email@example.com.
Lupus Support Group — Good Samaritan Hospital, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd., second Saturdays, 10 a.m. http://www.tinyurl.com/lupusgrps, 1-888-349-1167 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp Superkids — sponsored by Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, a residential week-long camp for children with asthma, held at Summit Grove Camp, New Freedom, Pa., July 17-22, featuring activities and sports to safely participate in while managing asthma. $400. Ceal Curry, 410-550-0374 or Heather Dougherty, 717-578-0465. http://www.hopkinsbayview.org/campsuperkids.
Central Library — 400 Cathedral St., 410-396-5402.
• Preschool Leaps, program of stories, songs, and fun for ages 3-5, July 5, 10:30 a.m.
• Mother Goose Baby Steps, for up to age 3, July 1, 10:30 a.m.
• Toddler Jumps, for 2-year olds, July 7, 11:15 a.m.
• The Roots of Jazz Baltimore, a multimedia exhibit, on display through July 3.
• Congressman Elijah E. Cummings presents a Town Hall Meeting with Elizabeth Warren: Fighting for America's Working and Middle Class Families, June 30, 6:30 p.m. To register, contact Trudy Perkins, email@example.com.
• Real Birds Eat Meat, ages 6-12, July 5, 10:30 a.m.
• One World, Many foods, for ages 6-12, July 6, 1 p.m.
Govans Branch Library — 5714 Bellona Ave. 410-396-6098.
• Mother Goose Baby Steps, for up to age 3, July 6, 10:30 a.m.
• Preschool Leaps, program of stories, songs, and fun for ages 3-5, July 6, 11:30 a.m.
• Pajama Story Time, for ages 3-5, July 7, 7 p.m.
Hampden Branch Library — 3641 Falls Road. 410-396-6043.
• Mother Goose Baby Steps, for up to age 3, Wednesdays, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and Saturdays, 10:15 a.m.
• Preschool Leaps, program of stories, songs, and fun for ages 3-5, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m.
Northwood Branch Library — 4420 Loch Raven Blvd. 410-396-6076.
• Preschool Leaps, stories, songs, and fun for ages 3-5, Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.
• Mother Goose Baby Steps, for up to age 3, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
• Chapter by Chapter — Cover to Cover, Wednesdays, 4 p.m., ages 6-12. Listen to others reading aloud or take a turn reading aloud.
Roland Park Branch Library — 5108 Roland Ave. 410-396-6099.
• Mother Goose Baby Steps, interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement for up to 3 years with their caregivers, Mondays, 1:30 p.m.
• Toddler Jumps, storytime program with books, rhymes, and bouncing balls for 2-year-olds and their caregivers, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
• Preschool Leaps, program of stories, songs, and fun for ages 3-5, Thursdays, 11 a.m.
• Dine Like A King and Queen, July 6, 6 p.m.
• Real Birds Eat Meat, ages 6-12, July 6, 3:30 p.m.
Waverly Branch Library — 400 E. 33rd St., 410-396-6053.
• Preschool Leaps, stories, songs, and fun for ages 3-5, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.
• Mother Goose Baby Steps, interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement for up to 3 years with their caregivers, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
• Get Fit at Your Library, Mondays, noon. A weekly workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms.
• Film: "I Am Number Four," directed by J.D. Caruso, July 2, 11:30 a.m.
• Happy Fathers Day, for up to age 12, July 7, 11 a.m.
• Street Sign Language: Here There and Everywhere, ages 6-12, July 7, 1:30 p.m.
Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Services — hosted by Beth Am Synagogue, Maryland Zoo's Waterfowl Pavilion in Druid Hill Park, Aug. 5. Bring your own dairy or fish dinner 6 p.m., special program for children 9 and younger at 6:40 p.m. and Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Services lead by Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg and Cantor Ira Greenstein, 7 p.m. Free. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-523-2446 by Aug. 3.
Eastern High School — Class of 1961, 50-year reunion, Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys, Sept. 24, 1 p.m. Lois Krupinsky, 410-833-8269 or email@example.com.
Tai Chi for Seniors — Senior Network of North Baltimore, 5828 York Road. To improve health, fitness and balance. Mondays, 12:45 p.m. 410 323-7131.
St. Mary's Outreach Center — 3900 Roland Ave. offers the following for seniors in ZIP code 21211. 410-366-3106.
• Food stamps for age 55 and older, July 12, noon.
• Ages on Stages performance followed by an ice cream social, July 19, 1 p.m. RSVP.
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland — needs volunteers to deliver meals to homebound in Baltimore City and County. 443-573-0940, firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.mealsonwheelsmd.org.
Evergreen Museum and Library — seeking volunteer museum guides. 410-516-0341 or email@example.com or http://www.museums.jhu.edu.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun