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Things to do in Baltimore and online April 2 to April 8

Celebrate Easter at the Bunny BonanZOO at the Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Place in Baltimore, this weekend. Kids can collect Mary Sue Candies chocolate eggs at a designated candy station. The Easter Bunny will be available for socially distant photos. The event is free with admission and to members. $22 for adults, $19 for seniors, $18 for children ages 2 to 11 and free for children under 2. marylandzoo.org. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun / The Baltimore Sun)

Things to do in Baltimore and online April 2 to April 8

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There’s no surer sign of spring than the return of baseball. Local fans can support the Orioles on opening day. For movie lovers watch a 10-day film festival, or take your kids to the Maryland Zoo for its annual Easter event.
(John Coffren)
April 8: Baltimore Orioles Opening Day
Grab a hot dog, a soda, a seat and root for your Baltimore Orioles as they host the Boston Red Sox in the 2021 home opener on Thursday. Oriole Park at Camden Yards is at 25 percent capacity and gates open 60 minutes before the first pitch. Health and safety measures include: pod seating to support social distancing, cashless transactions and no bags allowed. Tickets start at $15, but opening day tickets are only for sale to Birdland members. mlb.com/orioles. Thursday 3:05 p.m.
Grab a hot dog, a soda, a seat and root for your Baltimore Orioles as they host the Boston Red Sox in the 2021 home opener on Thursday. Oriole Park at Camden Yards is at 25 percent capacity and gates open 60 minutes before the first pitch. Health and safety measures include: pod seating to support social distancing, cashless transactions and no bags allowed. Tickets start at $15, but opening day tickets are only for sale to Birdland members. mlb.com/orioles. Thursday 3:05 p.m. (Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun)
April 8: 9th annual Annapolis Film Festival
The ninth year of the Annapolis Film Festival goes virtual and offers over a 100 films from features to documentaries to shorts. Selections include the French comedy-drama “How To be a Good Wife,” starring Juliette Binoche (pictured); “Paper Spiders,” a coming-of-age tale starring Lili Taylor; “Thou Shalt Not Hate,” a Jewish experience drama and more. The festival runs 10 days from Thursday to April 18. Tickets range in price from $10 for a single film to $115 for all access. annapolisfilmfestival.com. Thursday 7 p.m.
The ninth year of the Annapolis Film Festival goes virtual and offers over a 100 films from features to documentaries to shorts. Selections include the French comedy-drama “How To be a Good Wife,” starring Juliette Binoche (pictured); “Paper Spiders,” a coming-of-age tale starring Lili Taylor; “Thou Shalt Not Hate,” a Jewish experience drama and more. The festival runs 10 days from Thursday to April 18. Tickets range in price from $10 for a single film to $115 for all access. annapolisfilmfestival.com. Thursday 7 p.m. (HANDOUT)
April 2-4: Bunny BonanZOO at the Maryland Zoo
Celebrate Easter at the Bunny BonanZOO at the Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Place in Baltimore, this weekend. Kids can collect Mary Sue Candies chocolate eggs at a designated candy station. The Easter Bunny will be available for socially distant photos. The event is free with admission and to members. $22 for adults, $19 for seniors, $18 for children ages 2 to 11 and free for children under 2. marylandzoo.org. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Celebrate Easter at the Bunny BonanZOO at the Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Place in Baltimore, this weekend. Kids can collect Mary Sue Candies chocolate eggs at a designated candy station. The Easter Bunny will be available for socially distant photos. The event is free with admission and to members. $22 for adults, $19 for seniors, $18 for children ages 2 to 11 and free for children under 2. marylandzoo.org. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun / The Baltimore Sun)
April 6: Harpist Jacqueline Pollauf performs on Tuesday Tunes
Harpist Jacqueline Pollauf will perform a virtual concert as part of Tuesday Tunes. The program features classic works from J.S. Bach to ballads like Moon River and pop songs like Georgia on My Mind. This free event is sponsored by the Enoch Pratt Free Library system. prattlibrary.org. Tuesday 2 p.m.
Harpist Jacqueline Pollauf will perform a virtual concert as part of Tuesday Tunes. The program features classic works from J.S. Bach to ballads like Moon River and pop songs like Georgia on My Mind. This free event is sponsored by the Enoch Pratt Free Library system. prattlibrary.org. Tuesday 2 p.m. (HANDOUT)
Ongoing: Shrek the Musical at Toby’s Dinner Theatre
Enjoy a great meal and a wonderful performance of Shrek, The Musical at Toby’s Dinner Theatre, 5900 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. Princess Fiona, Donkey and Shrek will sing their way into the hearts of fans young and old. The restaurant is at 50 percent capacity. Showtimes are 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday and matinees 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Sunday. Tickets cost $65 to $68 for adults and $49.50 for children. Call the box office at (410) 730-8311 or got to ticketmaster. Through June 13.
Enjoy a great meal and a wonderful performance of Shrek, The Musical at Toby’s Dinner Theatre, 5900 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. Princess Fiona, Donkey and Shrek will sing their way into the hearts of fans young and old. The restaurant is at 50 percent capacity. Showtimes are 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday and matinees 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Sunday. Tickets cost $65 to $68 for adults and $49.50 for children. Call the box office at (410) 730-8311 or got to ticketmaster. Through June 13. (HANDOUT)
April 6: Baltimore Museum of Art presents Phone Call
Dial a poet or artist at Phone Call, a free event sponsored by the Baltimore Museum of Art. The participatory dialogue-based work by Baltimore and New York-based artist Ginevra Shay brings artists and poets to listeners through readings and conversations over the phone. Approximately 280 listeners can sign up to receive a phone call from an artist or poet at artbma.org/phonecall. The calls will be placed Tuesday, April 6 through Saturday, April 10 in the morning, afternoon, or evening, as selected by the participant and paired artist or poet. Tuesday to Saturday, various times.
Dial a poet or artist at Phone Call, a free event sponsored by the Baltimore Museum of Art. The participatory dialogue-based work by Baltimore and New York-based artist Ginevra Shay brings artists and poets to listeners through readings and conversations over the phone. Approximately 280 listeners can sign up to receive a phone call from an artist or poet at artbma.org/phonecall. The calls will be placed Tuesday, April 6 through Saturday, April 10 in the morning, afternoon, or evening, as selected by the participant and paired artist or poet. Tuesday to Saturday, various times. (HANDOUT)
April 8: Shut Up & Write workshop
Get your keyboard ready and take part in a virtual call on Thursday for Shut Up & Write. Writers will work for one hour before a 10-minute break followed by a second hour of writing. The event is sponsored by the Enoch Pratt Free Library. prattlibrary.org. Thursday, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Get your keyboard ready and take part in a virtual call on Thursday for Shut Up & Write. Writers will work for one hour before a 10-minute break followed by a second hour of writing. The event is sponsored by the Enoch Pratt Free Library. prattlibrary.org. Thursday, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (HANDOUT)
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