EVENTS AT THE WALTERS
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at the Walters Art Museum with a number of activities related to King and black history. Visitors can learn about the past by watching the films My Friend Martin, I Have a Dream and The Rosa Parks Story. In the art studios, families can make dream pins or hero poetry collages. Tours will also be offered, including one of the Image of the Black in Art exhibit.
These events take place Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St. Screenings are: "My Friend Martin" at 11:15 a.m., "I Have a Dream" at 12:15 p.m. and "The Rosa Parks Story" at 2 p.m. Tours of the "Image of the Black in Art" exhibit are 45 minutes and begin at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. For details, call 410-547-9000 or visit thewalters.org.
The Carroll Arts Center offers family-oriented activities to remind people of the meaning of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This year, the center will host two screenings of the film Perfect Harmony, which details one small town's ambition to diminish racial prejudice through music. Jali-D, "The Drum Talker," will share his drumming and rapping skills and explain how musical customs from Africa have shaped present-day musical culture. There will also be hands-on craft activities for a small fee.
This event is Monday at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St. in Westminster. Screenings of the 93-minute film "Perfect Harmony" are at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. The performance by Jali-D is at 1 p.m. Call 410-848-7272 for details.
WHAT / / Martin Luther King Commemorative Program WHEN / / Sunday at 2:30 p.m. WHERE / / Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St., in the Wheeler Auditorium WHY / / Human rights activist Victoria Jackson Gray Adams is the featured guest speaker at this annual program honoring Dr. King. CONTACT / / Call 410-396-5430
Hear the music of Joshua Nelson at Temple Oheb Shalom's musical Martin Luther King Day service tomorrow. Nelson's black- Jewish heritage led to his interests in kosher-gospel music, and his talents have become known worldwide. Nelson will perform with Bethel AME Church's choir and the temple's choir.
This event is tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the Temple Oheb Shalom, 7310 Park Heights Ave. Call 410-358-0105 or visit templeoheb
shalom.org for more information.
HERE COMES THE BRIDE SHOW
The Baltimore Museum of Industry will host its first Bridal Show on Tuesday. See the bridal fashions of the season while sampling food from some of the city's catering services. Visitors cam also survey unique wedding venues.
The Bridal Show is on Tuesday at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 410-727-4808 or visit www.thebmi.org.
WHAT / / Duck Duck Goose WHEN / / Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. WHERE / / The Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Event is presented by the estuary center. Meet at the Route 40 Pier. Directions will be given upon registration. WHY / / Watch winter waterfowl with birder Phil Powers. The program is for ages 10 and up, and reservations are required. CONTACT / / Call 410-612-1688