Feb. 13: Scholarly Lecture Series: African American Firsts
Featuring Brian Morrison as 18th-century Baltimore educator William J. Watkins Sr. and a mock debate between scientist Benjamin Banneker (above) and Thomas Jefferson, based on Banneker's 1791 letter of protest sent to Jefferson. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, 300 Oella Ave., Catonsville. Free (advance registration required). facebook.com/BannekerMuseum/events.