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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, Wal-Mart, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Union Pacific Railroad, 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.

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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.

The Baltimore Book Festival

will be held on Sept. 28-29 from 12 p.m.-8 p.m., and on Sept. 30 from 12 p.m.-7 p.m. The festival features hundreds of author appearances and book signings. More than 200 exhibitors and booksellers are also scheduled. Award-winning author, Laura Kaye, whose Fantasy Romance series Hearts of the Anemoi Book Two, West of Want, released in August presents several workshops during the festival. For more information visit

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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 Walkwill 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. - including KEYS (KidsPeace Empowering Youth to Succeed), a program that gives youth life-skills training to prepare them for independence.

The race begins and ends in O'Donnell Square (at the corner of O'Donnell and Linwood avenues in Canton). 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.

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for 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

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