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Things to do in Baltimore and online Feb. 5 to Feb. 11

For the first time ever, the Baltimore Museum of Industry takes an exhibit outside. This one, “Women of Steel,” uplifts stories of women who worked at the Bethlehem Steel plant in Sparrows Point over the last near-century. Come and learn more about the women, including many who worked in the face of sexism, harassment and other challenges. Starts Oct. 12, along Baltimore Museum of Industry fence, 1415 Key Hwy., free, thebmi.org.
(Tradepoint Atlantic, Bethlehem Steel Collection. Baltimore Museum of Industry)

Things to do in Baltimore and online Feb. 5 to Feb. 11

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Get in on the celebration of Black History Month with events in and out of the Baltimore area. Go to an art exhibition that features works by talented local artists or, join a discussion about the life and legacy of a civil rights icon and more.
(John Coffren)
Feb. 6: Bright at the Creative Alliance
Showcases of Black artists and their works at the Creative Alliance. Featured artists include local talent Megan Lewis, Andrew Gray, Schroeder Cherry and Arin Mitchell. Opening day in-person viewing from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and then a limited capacity reception from 6 p.m. 8 p.m. Virtual tours run through March 20. creativealliance-onview.org.
Showcases of Black artists and their works at the Creative Alliance. Featured artists include local talent Megan Lewis, Andrew Gray, Schroeder Cherry and Arin Mitchell. Opening day in-person viewing from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and then a limited capacity reception from 6 p.m. 8 p.m. Virtual tours run through March 20. creativealliance-onview.org. (Kei Ito / HANDOUT)
Feb. 10: The life and legacy of Elijah Cummings
The Brown Lecture Series turns to the life and legacy of Elijah Cummings. Join speaker Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, author James Dale and moderator Dr. Freeman Hrabowski for the discussion. The event is sponsored by the Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. Register at prattlibrary.org. Wednesday 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Brown Lecture Series turns to the life and legacy of Elijah Cummings. Join speaker Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, author James Dale and moderator Dr. Freeman Hrabowski for the discussion. The event is sponsored by the Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. Register at prattlibrary.org. Wednesday 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. (HANDOUT)
Feb. 6: Black Wall Street popup marketplace
Shop and support small Black-owned businesses at the Black Wall Street Renaissance Pop-Up Shopping Bazaar. The event is free and held at the Everlasting Life Restaurant and Lounge, 9185 Central Avenue, Capitol Heights, MD 20743. Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Shop and support small Black-owned businesses at the Black Wall Street Renaissance Pop-Up Shopping Bazaar. The event is free and held at the Everlasting Life Restaurant and Lounge, 9185 Central Avenue, Capitol Heights, MD 20743. Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (HANDOUT)
Feb. 10: BSO Sessions presents Love Letters
Learn about the love stories that fueled the creation of pieces of classical music at the BSO Sessions Episode 14. Works by Mahler and Wagner were composed for their wives. Tickets cost $10 pay-per-view. On-demand access follows the premiere through June. offstage.bsomusic.org. Wednesday 8 p.m.
Learn about the love stories that fueled the creation of pieces of classical music at the BSO Sessions Episode 14. Works by Mahler and Wagner were composed for their wives. Tickets cost $10 pay-per-view. On-demand access follows the premiere through June. offstage.bsomusic.org. Wednesday 8 p.m. (HANDOUT)
Ongoing: Feeding time at the Maryland Zoo
Join the African penguins for brunch and dinner at the Maryland Zoo. Each feeding lasts 15-30 minutes. Tickets cost $15. The zoo is located at 1 Safari Place in Baltimore. Friday-Monday 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Join the African penguins for brunch and dinner at the Maryland Zoo. Each feeding lasts 15-30 minutes. Tickets cost $15. The zoo is located at 1 Safari Place in Baltimore. Friday-Monday 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. (Jerry Jackson / Baltimore Sun)
Feb. 11: Funny women
Head on over to Magooby’s Joke House to catch Local Ladies Laughs. Area comedians will leave you rolling in the aisles. Tickets cost $10. The club is located at 9603 Deereco Road in Timonium and has a crowd limit of 100 people, ages 18 and over. Thursday 7:30 p.m.
Head on over to Magooby’s Joke House to catch Local Ladies Laughs. Area comedians will leave you rolling in the aisles. Tickets cost $10. The club is located at 9603 Deereco Road in Timonium and has a crowd limit of 100 people, ages 18 and over. Thursday 7:30 p.m. (HANDOUT)
Through April 2021: Women of Steel
For the first time ever, the Baltimore Museum of Industry takes an exhibit outside. This one, “Women of Steel,” uplifts stories of women who worked at the Bethlehem Steel plant in Sparrows Point over the last near-century. Come and learn more about the women, including many who worked in the face of sexism, harassment and other challenges. Starts Oct. 12, along Baltimore Museum of Industry fence, 1415 Key Hwy., free, thebmi.org.
For the first time ever, the Baltimore Museum of Industry takes an exhibit outside. This one, “Women of Steel,” uplifts stories of women who worked at the Bethlehem Steel plant in Sparrows Point over the last near-century. Come and learn more about the women, including many who worked in the face of sexism, harassment and other challenges. Starts Oct. 12, along Baltimore Museum of Industry fence, 1415 Key Hwy., free, thebmi.org. (Tradepoint Atlantic, Bethlehem Steel Collection. Baltimore Museum of Industry)
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