Owings Mills Times Calendar

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Arts and Entertainment

Summer Carillon Concert Series — McDonogh School, 86 McDongh Road, Owings Mills, Tagart Memorial Chapel Fridays in July, 7-8 p.m. Tours of the bell tower available after each recital. Free. 410-363-0600.

• July 15: Karel Keldermans, Springfield, Illinois.

• July 22: Stefano Colletti, France.

• July 29: Toru Takao, Japan and Kasia Piastowska, Poland.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat — a Young Actors Theatre Production, Ceres M. Horn Theatre, McDonogh School, 8600 McDonogh Road, Owings Mills, July 15-16, 7:30 p.m. and July 17, 2 p.m. $8. Ken Waller, 410-998-3526.

Cinderella — presented by Liberty Showcase Theatre, New Town High School, 4931 New Town Blvd., Owings Mills, July 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30, 8 p.m.; July 17 and 24, 3 p.m. $16 adults, $13 children 12 and younger. 410-340-0821, libertyshowcasetheatre@hotmail.com or http://www.libertyshowcasetheatre.org.


The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge — 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Walk to benefit Zero (The Project to End Prostate Cancer), Sun., Sept. 25, 8:30 a.m. Johnny Unitas Stadium, Towson University. $30 in advance, $35 race day. http://www.gpccbaltimore.com.

Donate Life Family Fun Run — 5K/1K Run/Walk to benefit the Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland, Sept. 24, 8:30 a.m. Druid Hill Park. 443-622-6379, lmiller@thellf.org or http://www.donatelifemaryland.org.


Kiwanis Club of Reisterstown — holds general meetings first and third Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m., Reisterstown United Methodist Church, 246 Main St. New members welcome. 410-356-5707 or http://www.reisterstownkiwanis.org.

Kiwanis Club of Pikesville — meets first and third Thursdays, Youth Services Building, 38 E. Sudbrook Lane, Pikesville, 6:15 p.m. Dinner is served. New members welcome. Janet Blount, 410-944-6459.

BIDS — a bridge group for singles holds games for players beyond the beginning level, fourth Saturday, 7 p.m. in Pikesville. 410-321-0043 or http://www.singles bridge.web.com.

Pikesville Chamber of Commerce — 7 Church Lane, Suite 14, Pikesville, hosts Brown Bag Lunch, first Tuesday, Hopkins Federal Hilton Plaza, 1726 Reisterstown Road. Bring a lunch and beverage, and a small stack of business cards for a casual networking opportunity. Free to members, $5 for future members and guests. 410-484-2337.

Alumni Association of Franklin High School — meeting at the Long & Foster office, 321 Main St., Reisterstown, third Wednesday, 7 p.m. All Franklin alums are welcome. 410-833-1703 or mike43@comcast.net.

Rotary Club of Pikesville-Owings Mills — meets first and third Thursdays, 6 p.m., Pikesville Hilton, Fountainside Restaurant. Guests welcome. 410-484-0135 or pikomrotary@yahoo.com.

SETA — an organization of adults sharing cultural events in a social atmosphere. Events every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. http://www.setarts.com or 410-668-1298 before 10 p.m.

Randallstown Network Toastmasters International — meets the first, third and fifth Wednesdays, Springhouse Assisted Living, 8911 Reisterstown Road, 7:30 p.m. Carl Barsky, 410-580-5212.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association — meets first Monday, China Buffet, 8514 Liberty Road, Randallstown, 1 p.m. Arrive at noon for lunch. Joan Bryan, 410-484-5688 or jbbryan615@verizon.net.

JEA Fellowship Association — alumni of the Jewish Educational Alliance is holding its 102nd anniversary reunion, Aug. 28, 4-8 p.m., Beth Israel Congregation, 3706 Crondall Lane, Owings Mills with a kosher sit-down dinner, dance, and entertainment. $50. 410-653-9362 or 410-560-1174.


Walk-in Legal Clinic — Jewish Community Services, 5750 Park Heights Ave., second Monday, 7-8:30 p.m. Legal information, advice and referrals for Jews with limited income, offered by Jewish Legal Services. 410-843-7305 or http://www.jcsbaltimore.org.

Jewish Recovery Houses — 3723 Old Court Road, Suite 206, Pikesville, hosts Shabbat dinners, third Friday. 410-585-1223 or http://www.jewishrecoveryhouses.org.

Flea Markets — hosted by the Liberty Road Volunteer Fire Company, 10010 Liberty Road Randallstown, second Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. through Oct. 8. Spaces available, Fleamarket@LRVFC.org or 410-887-0651.

Northwest Baptist Church of Reisterstown — 300 Westminster Road is holding a free Mega Sports and Arts Bible Day Camp for elementary school aged children, July 18-22, 6-9 p.m. to include sports, art, cooking, dance or theatre. 410-833-7220 or wwwNorthWestBaptistMD.org for an application.

Inaugural Golf Tournament — sponsored by the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company, held at the Suburban Club, 7600 Park Heights Ave., Pikesville, July 25. http://www.pvfd32.org.

Farmers Market — Green Spring Station (Stone Mill parking lot), Joppa and Falls Roads, Lutherville, Saturdays through Nov. 19, 2-5 p.m., featuring locally grown products, baked goods and confections. http://www.greenspringstation.com.

Flea Market/Yard Sale — Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 10911 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills, July 23, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Spaces $15, space with table $20. 410- 356-4085.

Focus on Safety Festival — sponsored by the Baltimore County Department of Aging, held at Hannah More School and Park, 12039 Reisterstown Road, July 16, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Demonstrations, prizes, speakers and exhibits. 410-887-2594.

Healthcare Fair and "Stress Busting" Forclosure Help — Windsor Crest Condos, 2800 Ashfield Drive, July 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 410-944-8000 or 410-340-5783.

JCS Entrepreneur and Business Meetup — Jewish Community Center, 5700 Park Heights Ave., July 21, 5:30 p.m. Rick Tashman will facilitate. http://www.meetup.com/JCSEBM or 410-843-7433 to register.

Paper Shredding — sponsored by Beth El Congregation, 8101 Park Heights Ave., Sept. 11, 9 a.m.-noon in the parking lot directly behind the synagogue. $10 donation is requested. Debbie Caplan, 410-484-0411 or debbie@bethelbalto.com.

Emergency Preparedness Presentation — hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Pikesville, 38 E. Sudbrook Lane, July 21, 6:15 p.m. RSVP Janet Blount, 410-944-6459. Light refreshments will be served.


Baltimore County Master Gardener Program — University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville. Classes begin Sept. 9, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., and run for 10 weeks. Kriss Cocoros, 410-771-1934 or kcocoros@umd.edu.

Free English Classes — Covenant of Grace Church, 820 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Sept. 14, 2011 to May 16, 2012. 410-833-2160.

Beth Israel Religious School — Owings Mills is accepting registrations for the 2011-2012 school year for children in kindergarten through grade 7. Rachel Glaser, 410-654-0803.

Nature and Outdoor

Baltimore Humane Society — sponsors night hikes, Thursdays, 6-7 p.m., for hikers to bring their own dog, or walk one of dogs at the shelter, 1601 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown. Ms. Bemo Combs, bcombs@bmorehumane.org, 410-833-8848 ext. 203 or http://www.bmorehumane.org/events/197. 

Soldiers Delight — 5100 Deer Park Road, Owings Mills. 410-461-5005.

• Owl Prowl, July 15, 8-10 p.m., ages 16 and older, unless with an adult. A one-mile hike to listen for and try to call out owls followed by a discussion of basic biology, habitat, diet, and conservation. $5. Call to register.

• Children's Storytelling Hour, July 24, 1-2 p.m. Short stories with a nature or animal theme. Call to register. Free, donations welcome.

Irvine Nature Center — 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 443-738-9200 or http://www.ExploreNature.org.

• Tales and Tails, Fridays, through Aug. 19, 10-10:45 a.m., ages 2-8. Animal stories followed by interaction with an animal. Free.

• Glow in the Dark, July 16, 7:30–9 p.m., ages 5 and older. Search for fireflies and other night critters during an evening walk through Irvine's forests and meadows. $10, members are free.

Libraries/ Books

Pikesville Branch — 1301 Reisterstown Road, 410-887-1234. Call to register.

• Preschool Story Time, July 15 and 22, 10:30 a.m. Stories, activities and songs, ages 2-5.

• Baby Boosters, July 16 and 20, 10:30 a.m. Stories, music, movement and rhymes, ages up to 23 months.

• Toddler Story Time, July 14, 10:30 a.m. Short stories, music and movement activities, ages 2-3.

• Choo Choo Blue on the Road, July 19, 10:30 a.m. Story time and brief educational activity, presented by the B&O Railroad, ages 2-5.

• Bricks for Habitat, July 21, 2 p.m. Painting bricks to look like row homes to use as doorstops in newly built Habitat homes, ages 11-17.

Randallstown Branch — 8604 Liberty Road, 410-887-0770. Call to register.

• Preschool Story Time, July 20, 10:30 a.m. stories, activities and songs, ages 2-5.

• Introduction to Microsoft Word, July 16, 9 a.m., ages 13 and older.

• Teen Gaming, July 21, 3:30 p.m. Playing Xbox and Wii games, ages 11-17.

• Let Us Teach You Chess, July 20, 3:30 p.m, ages 11-17.

•Introduction to Email, July 23, 9 a.m., ages 13 and up.

Reisterstown Branch — 21 Cockeys Mill Road, 410-887-1165. Call to register.

• Baby Boosters, July 14 and 21, 10:30 a.m. Stories, music, movement and rhymes, ages up to 23 months.

• Preschool Story Time, July 20, 10:30 a.m. Stories, activities and songs, ages 2-5.


Mordecai Gist Public School — Class of 1961 is planning a 50-year reunion. Searching for anyone who graduated from School No. 69. Barbra Katz Rosenberg, mgist1961reunion@gmail.com.

Edmondson High School No. 400 — Golden Reunion for Classes 1959, 1960 and 1961. Hilton Pikesville Hotel, Sept. 23 and 24, 2011. asame@verizon.net.

Eastern High School — Class of 1961, 50-year reunion, Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys, Sept. 24, 1 p.m. Lois Krupinsky, 410-833-8269 or lois-reunion@comcast.net.


Senior Box Office — a volunteer program of the Baltimore County Department of Aging to provide complimentary or reduced rate tickets to members for events in the Baltimore metropolitan area, ranging from musicals to museums. Membership enrollment period runs until Aug. 30 for Baltimore County residents age 60 and older. $30 a year per household. http://www.seniorboxoffice.org or 410-887-5399.

Pikesville Senior Center — 1301 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, 410-887-1245, http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov.

• Zumba Gold, Tuesdays, 9-9:45 a.m.; and Thursdays, 2:15-3 p.m., $30 each session.

• T'ai Chi, Tuesdays, 1-2 p.m.; and Fridays, 9-10 a.m. $30 each session.

• Reverse Glass Painting, Thursdays, 1-2:30 p.m. $15 plus materials.

Edward A. Myerberg Senior Center — 3101 Fallstaff Road.

• T'ai Chi for Seniors, Fridays, 10:30 a.m. 410-358-6856 or http://www.myerbergseniorcenter.org.

• Film Screening: "Jewish Soldiers in Blue and Gray," Aug. 23, 7-9 p.m., coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Free.

Support Groups

DivorceCare for Kids — divorce recovery seminar and support group for ages 5-12, meets at Northwest Baptist Church, 300 Westminster Road, Reisterstown, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. DC4K features DVD videos, music, books, games, stories and songs that create a fun and friendly environment to help children understand the issues of their parents' divorce. 410-833-7220.

Lupus Support Group — Y of Central Maryland, Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Family Center, 900 E. 33rd St., Baltimore, third Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Free. http://www.lupusgw.org.

Support Group for Adults with Low Vision — Edward A. Myerberg Senior Center, 3101 Fallstaff Road, Baltimore. Meetings second and fourth Wednesdays 1:30-3 p.m. No fee. New members are welcome. This group is supported by the Sylvan and Isabelle Ribakow Low Vision Support Group Endowment Fund of Jewish Community Services. 410-843-7309 or wgarson@jcsbaltimore.org.

From Survivor to Thriver — offered by Jewish Community Services and the Shofar Coalition, at JCS, 6 Park Center Court, Suite 211, Owings Mills. A therapy group for women who experienced sexual abuse before the age of 18, Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. Chris Cronin, 410-843-7440.

Healing Through Movement — offered through the Associated and the Shofar Coalition, Pikesville area. Therapy group for Jewish women who have experienced trauma. Joyce Wolpert, LCPC, 410-358-0977.


Jewish Big Brother Big Sister — a program of Jewish Community Services needs volunteers to provide support for children who need mentors. Volunteers receive training and ongoing support from JCS Big Brother Big Sister professionals. 410-466-9200 or http://www.jcsbaltimore.org.

The Baltimore County Department of Aging Home Team Program — needs volunteers to assist with shopping, escort trips, homemaker services for elderly homebound people. 410-887-4141 or cshaneybrook@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Better BedRest — seeks telephone volunteers. Phone volunteers must have had a pregnancy bed rest experience or connection to bed rest. 410-740-7662 or Diane@betterbedrest.org.

World Heritage — a nonprofit student exchange program is seeking volunteers to serve as area representatives in your local community to recruit and screen potential host families; supervise exchange students; organize activities; and provide host families, students and schools. 800-888-9040 or info@world-heritage.org.

Chesapeake Concert Band — is seeking volunteer musicians, especially brass, clarinets and flautists. The band performs concerts for local civic groups, retirement communities and nursing homes. Rehearsals Wednesdays at Ridgely Middle School, 121 E. Ridgely Road, Lutherville. 410-252-3941.

Foster Parents Needed — Caring families and individuals needed to give guidance and stable homes to children and teens. KidsPeace, 410-964-9329 or http://www.fostercare.com.

CASA of Baltimore County — needs a few good people to volunteer as court-appointed special advocates and mentors. Volunteers must be 21 years of age, complete 30 hours of pre-service training, undergo a background check and be willing to make a commitment of at least one year. Male volunteers are especially needed. 410-828-0515 or http://www.casabaltco.org.

KidsPeace — therapeutic foster care organization needs families and individuals to give guidance and stable homes to children and teens. Receive training, support, financial reimbursement and 24-hour support. 410-964-9329 or http://www.fostercare.com.

Jewish Legal Services — is seeking lawyers to volunteer their expertise at the monthly clinic. 410-843-7305 or http://www.jcsbaltimore.org.

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