The Free Sheet



WHAT / / Shoot the Moon

WHEN / / Tomorrow from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

WHERE / / Maryland Science Center's Crosby Ramsey Memorial Observatory, 601 Light St.

WHY / / Because visitors can use the museum's refracting telescope to photograph the details of the moon

CONTACT / / Call 410-685-5225 or visit marylandscience



Free admission is offered today at the Baltimore Museum of Art. This month's Free First Thursday is inspired by the works of impressionist masters including Monet, Sisley, Van Gogh and Matisse. Tour the French and American Impressionism in the BMA Collection and Lasting Impressions: Impressionism in the Cone Wing and participate in a flower-making workshop. The Swingin' Swamis will entertain with popular rhythm and blues tunes.


Free First Thursday is from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive. Call 443-573-1832 or visit for more information.



The U.S. Navy Band's "Sea Chanters" chorus celebrates its 50th anniversary on Saturday at the University of Maryland, College Park. The chorus will perform a gala concert at 7 p.m. The public can observe how professional singers prepare for performances at an open rehearsal at 11 a.m. and at a choral clinic instructed by Dr. John Dickson, director of choral studies at Texas Tech University, at 1 p.m.


This event starts at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University Boulevard at Stadium Drive in College Park. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more information.



WHAT / / Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN / / Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE / / Druid Hill Park at the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens, 3100 Swan Drive

WHY / / Because children can hunt for eggs, get their faces painted and play games. Registration is required before noon

CONTACT / / Call 410-396-7900



Bread and Puppet Theater's "National Circus of the Correct Moment" takes place Saturday at Patterson Park. There will be clowns, lively music, spirited dancing and lots of puppets who will share messages of political awareness with youngsters. The circus includes a bunch of other quirky happenings to entertain both children and adults.


The National Circus of the Correct Moment takes place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Pagoda Hill, Patterson Park Avenue and Linwood Avenue in Patterson Park. For more details, call 410-323-7200.



Tomorrow, Dave Trottier of the University of Phoenix hosts a master class and seminar at Towson University on writing and selling screenplays. Trottier, who has sold screenplays to the Walt Disney Co., Jim Henson Pictures and others, will engage students in his presentation as they write their own pitches and practice presenting. Registration is required.


The event is tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Media Center at Towson University, 8000 York Road in Towson. For more information, call 410-704-2593 or visit


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