Carroll County Times

Metro Scene

The Charles Theater

, 1711 North Charles St., Baltimore, will host a screening and discussion of "The House I Live In," a prize-winning film about America's War on Drugs at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Eugene Jarecki, the writer, director and producer of "The House I Live In," and Judge Andre Davis, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. David Simon, creator of "The Wire," will introduce the film.

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
is hosting ZooBOOO! on Oct. 26-28 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The event will feature trick-or-treating, visits from the animal ambassadors, costume contests, carnival games and an elephant pumpkin smash. For more information visit
or call 410-366-LION (5466).
The Jewish Museum of Maryland
, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, launches new, longer hours with GefilteFest. On Sunday, October 21, 2012, from 10-5 p.m., The Jewish Museum of Maryland presents a full day of cooking, crafts, music and storytelling for the whole family at GefilteFest. From 10-12, the National Aquarium's Conservation team will be here to tell us how to enjoy fish and keep our ecosystem healthy at the same time. Learn how Baltimore is tackling issues related to sustainable fishing, aquaponics and the Chesapeake Bay.
In the afternoon, meet Gefilteria, a Brooklyn-based food start up featuring "boutique gefilte and other old world Jewish foods", and sample their tasty new take on a traditional Jewish stuffed fish. The Gefilte Fish "Throwdown" starts at 2pm as Gefilteria's Liz Alpern takes on Baltimore 's own Chef Dave Whaley, first cook at Wit and Wisdom, the new restaurant at Four Seasons Baltimore, and local Pikesville mom, Susan Silbiger, for the chance to be crowned Gefilte Maven.


will host a veteran career fair, "Hiring our Heroes," Oct. 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at M&T Bank Stadium, 1101 Russell Street, Baltimore. More than 300 veterans and military spouses are expected to attend this opportunity to meet face-to-face with veteran-friendly local and national employers including Johns Hopkins Hospital, Coastal Sunbelt, Simms Enterprises, Norfolk Southern, CVS, and many more. For more information, or to set up an interview with a local company, veteran or their on-site specialist, contact Chris Adams at 513-677-7055.


The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

, led by debuting conductor Markus Stenz will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, "Eroica" on Thursday, October 4 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, and Saturday, October 6 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. German violinist Kolja Blacher will make his BSO debut performing Schumann's Violin Concerto. In addition, the Orchestra will perform Chaos from Rebel's The Elements.

Baltimore Soundstage,
124 Market Place, is featuring RZA as part of his Iron Fists Tour. RZA is the Wu-Tang Clan's chief producer. Also known as the Abbott, Prince Rakeem, Rzarector, Bobby Steels and Bobby Digital he was born as Robert Diggs. On this trip to Baltimore he's here to promote his new movie.
Mount Clare Museum House
presents Free Fall Baltimore Program. On Oct. 13 and 14, a Civil War Encampment and Family Day activities will take place on the mansion lawn. Experience what life was like for a soldier in training during the Civil War at Camp Carroll, witness musket firing demonstrations and participate in a hands-on demonstration of a Civil War Trunk Show. Admission to the museum is free from Oct. 11-14.
Diadem and Dagger: Jewish Silversmiths of Yemen
will be featured at the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles Street, Baltimore from Oct. 27-Jan. 21. This focus show of approximately 25 objects celebrates Yemeni-Jewish silverwork from the Zucker Family Trust and the Rosalee C. Davison collections, dating between the 18th and the 19th century. Admission is free.

The Third Annual KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk

will take place Oct. 27 at 9 a.m. at O'Donnell Square in Baltimore.

All proceeds from the race benefit KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs of Maryland and Washington D.C.

Race-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m., the race kicks off at 9 a.m. and the fun walk starts at 9:05 a.m. It's $40 to register for the race, and $20 per family to walk.

Foster families and foster children walk for free. A post-race party will follow the event.


for more info

on registering for the event and to see a video from last year's race. The first 400 registered runners will receive an UnderArmour race shirt. Gift certificates will be awarded to top runners and age group winners.
For more information, to volunteer or to become a sponsor, contact Gina Seyfried at 410-964-9329 or gina.seyfried@kidspeace.o