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Hanukkah

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  • BSO takes a new approach to the holidays

    BSO takes a new approach to the holidays
    A bevy of Santas will not tap-dance their way into Rockette-style formations onstage to help the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra celebrate the Christmas season this year. That cute tradition, and the rest of the Holiday Spectacular presented by the BSO...
  • Bel Air planning ceremony Dec. 20 for Hanukkah

    Bel Air will have a public menorah lighting ceremony this year at sundown on the first night of Hanukkah Thursday, Dec. 20. As was the case last year, the ceremony will take place, rain or shine, in Shamrock Park at the corner of Lee Way and Hickory...
  • Learn line dancing with Mary McCormick at East Columbia 50+ Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Latke-eating contest illustrates new life at synagogue

    Latke-eating contest illustrates new life at synagogue
    About a dozen kids sat around a long table Sunday afternoon, waiting for the signal. Before each of them was a plate loaded with latkes, the potato pancakes of Hanukkah. Whoever cleaned his or her plate first could claim the title: Champion Latke Eater...
  • Christmas season events in Catonsville

    Christmas season events in Catonsville
    Breakfast with Santa — Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-noon. Adults $6, children 3-10 $4.Children younger than 3 free. Hosted by Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Westchester Ave. http://www.trinitycatonsville.com or 410-747-5841. Christmas tea with senior...
  • Santa has Lutherville on his schedule for holiday visits

    The holiday season is upon us — lights are appearing on our homes and trees, wreaths are on the lampposts and inflated Santas and snowmen stand in our front yards.  Santa will once again ride through our neighborhoods on the Lutherville Volunteer...
  • Schedule of Christmas season events in Arbutus

    Holiday Train Garden — at Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 Southwestern Blvd. Weeknights, 6:30-8:30 p.m., and weekends, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Free through Jan 1. http://www.arbutusvfd.org/aux-event.htm. Santa House— sponsored by Arbutus...
  • Schedule of Christmas season events in Catonsville

    Holiday Decorations Contest — The Bent Twig Garden Club will present an award this year for a beautifully and naturally decorated home in Catonsville. In accordance with The Federated Garden Club of Maryland, decorations should include natural...
  • Visit, and join, the Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center

    Have you visited the brand new Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center? I recently had the privilege of touring the new senior activity center next to the Laurel Regional Hospital with my own mom. She was reluctant to visit because she didn't know why...
  • Really, Baltimore County, no recycling for three weeks?

    Really, Baltimore County, no recycling for three weeks?
    Some people count down the days to a major holiday, or a vacation. I'm counting down the days to my next recycling pickup. I've lived in Baltimore County a long time — long enough to remember the recycling center at the Owings Mills Metro on the...
  • Religion isn't expelled from public school

    Religion isn't expelled from public school
    "Students aren't allowed to pray any more!" "You can't even talk about God in public schools these days!" "They've even banned Christmas!" Such refrains, which resound regularly each year, are gross misconceptions perpetuated by alarmists who question...
  • 'Tis the Season

    ‘Tis the season of too much activity and busyness. This is when accidents happen. Stoves are left on, and fires begin. Speed, in driving or walking, leads to car crashes and falls. We rush around as if we are on life-saving deadlines, as if there...