Baltimore Music Club in full voice at Peabody series

The Baltimore Music Club's November Concert will be held this Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Towson facility of the Peabody Conservatory, 949 Dulaney Valley Road.

Concertgoers should note that this is a change from the usual third Sunday of the month.

Jacqueline Anderson, a mezzo soprano, will sing an aira from "Samson and Delilah," "Aider Camille St. Saens," a lullaby "Consul" by Gian-Carlo Menotti, "Somewhere" from "West Side Story" and other selections.

In addition, Linda Gilbert will play Mozart's "C MInor Piano Concerto."

The concert is free and starts promptly at 3 p.m. For more details, call Carol Kakel at 410-252-8662.

Don't forget: Ridgely Middle School's craft fair and silent auction will be held this Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 121 E. Ridgely Road.

The fair features the work of more than 100 artists and crafters. There will also be a wide assortment of silent auction items, along with luncheon food and a bake table. The event is sponsored by the Ridgely PTA.

Support the Lutherville-Timonium Recreation Council's Blue Knights youth football program by taking the family to dinner at Chick-fil-A on York Road, Cockeysville, on Monday, Nov. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. Mention LTRC Football before you order and 20 percent of all sales will go to the Blue Knights program.

Also from LTRC, the next Ridgely Activity Center event for middle schoolers will be held Friday, Nov. 18, at Ridgely Middle School.

The RAC is a supervised student event held about once a month during the school year, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on a Friday. Middle school youngsters can enjoy activities including a DJ and dancing, board games, ping pong, gym activities and video games.

Snacks and beverages are available for purchase. Online registration closes 72 hours prior to each month's RAC.

If you miss online registration, a child can attend as a walk-in. There is a $10 walk-in fee, and a parent must accompany their child to complete registration forms. Parents/guardians are required to be a chaperone at least one RAC event per season.

If you can help or for more information, contact Kelly Scheel 410-560-5737 or Janelle Glasser 410-245-1788; or e-mail

The Fire Museum of Maryland, 1301 York Road, opens for the holiday season on Saturday, Nov. 26, and this year will feature a remodeled Holiday Train Garden complete with a "burning" building, with fire engines and hoses crisscrossing the fire ground.

Visitors can watch antique O-scale trains and a street cars wind their way through a Baltimore neighborhood in front of a wooded hillside.

On opening day, children can get their picture taken with Santa, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in a 1890s fire chief's sleigh. The photo is free.

In addition, families can stroll through two centuries of antique fire engines and a reconstructed 1871 fire house. Youngsters can dress up in turnout gear and climb on a 1938 Mack Fire Engine in the Discovery Room.

The train garden will be open to the public Saturdays in December (except for Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, when the museum will be closed), as well as Dec. 27-31, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come for a special appearance by the Sound Sensations Choir, who will perform on Dec. 11 at 11:30 a.m.

For additional information contact the museum at 410-321-7500 or

Dulaney Village residents are reminded of the Dulaney Village Improvement Association's annual wine and cheese event on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Fire Museum of Maryland.

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