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Here you will find out about events taking place in Baltimore & the surrounding area. For a list of future events visit the Calendar of Events. We list all events for free and don't really have a deadline as such but the longer you are advertising, the better exposure you will get, so by all means send us your event and we'll be happy to post it for you & twitter it. Last time page was updated October 24, 2014 2:48 PM

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B&O presents Disney Jr's Choo Choo Soul
October 11, 2014, 11:00 AM

Tickets on-sale for Disney Jr.'s Choo Choo Soul beginning Tuesday, July 1 at 9:00 a.m.
Event Date: One day only!! Saturday, October 11, 2014 Two Performances: 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

For one day the B&O Railroad Museum presents two performances by Disney Jr.'s Choo Choo Soul. Follow the musical adventures of the hip-hop singer, train station manager, Genevieve Goings, and her dancing, beatboxing engineer, DC, as they entertain families while performing soulful and current renditions of the ABC's and 1-2-3's. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.borail.org

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The Black-Eyed Susan
Baltimore’s Only Paddlewheel Riverboat
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The Black-Eyed Susan
Easter Sunday Lunch Cruise featuring Live Entertainment

2014 Murder Mystery
and Special Cruises Schedule 

The Black-Eyed Susan ~ because a quality cruise deserves quality cuisine

Boarding for all public cruises begins 30 minutes prior to cruise time.
Please note:  Our boarding policy has changed for 2014.  Though we do not encourage it, early arrivals for our public cruises will be allowed to wait inside our upper deck prior to general boarding.

Click on the link for each cruise to see menu and prices

JUST ADDED - Holiday Murder Mystery Lunch Cruises
specially designed for office parties or small groups
Holiday Murder Mystery Lunch Cruises - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, December 5, 2014
Friday, December 12, 2014   

Murder Mystery Dinner Cruises - 7:00 pm -10:00 pm (theme is listed next to each cruise) boarding begins at 6:30 pm
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Sunday, November 23, 2014 - "There's Something About Swen"
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - "And Three Old Fruit Cakes"

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Blacktip Reef exhibit at the National Aquarium
Daily (New permanent exhibit)

501 E. Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202 / 410-576-3800

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New exhibit features more than 2,000 replicated coral pieces, various animal species, including Calypso, the 400-pound green sea turtle, and zebra sharks Zeke and Zoe, and blacktip
reef sharks.

Guests can also experience daily interactive diver presentations, shark feedings and seating in an underwater viewing area

My Girlfriend's House, Inc
9244 East Hampton Dr., Ste 621, Capitol Heights, MD 20743 / 301-560-0506
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Baltimore Raven's Football Jewelry

Baltimore Raven’s Earrings & Ring. VERY Affordable! Choose from 3 styles of earrings-Silver tone posts, silver tone dangle lever back, or antiqued brass posts. And an adjustable ring in silver tone. Earrings are $5.95 and the ring is $4.95. A set of earrings and ring are $9.95. All Nickel & Lead Free. You may find and purchase these items & MORE

Come sing Karaoke with a LIVE BAND at the Tin Roof Bar, Inner Harbor
Any Tuesday!
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Come sing Karaoke with a LIVE BAND at the Tin Roof Bar, Inner Harbor

That's right.  You're the star!  Pick a song, jump on stage, and sing with DC’s awesome HariKaraoke Band...but don't get GONGED!  It's crazy fun...even for the audience.   www.harikaraokeband.com

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National Aquarium
Sea Monster’s Journey Comes to Life

Shows daily beginning October 17, 2014

National Aquarium, 501 E. Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202 - 410-576-3800

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4-D Immersion Theater chronicles sea monster’s life below the sea

(Baltimore) – Guests of the National Aquarium can travel back in time and follow an incredible sea monster on her journey to survive in one of the most dangerous seas in history this fall with Sea Monsters 4-D: A Prehistoric Adventure attraction, coming to the Aquarium’s 4-D Immersion Theater on October 17, 2014.

Eighty-two million years ago when dinosaurs ruled the land, a whole other world of beasts existed below the water. Moviegoers will explore the sea monster's breathtaking world as she and her fellow ferocious underwater creatures swim and slink their way through life while trying to escape their predators.

With photorealistic animation and stunning 4-D effects (combining the high-definition drama of a 3-D film with special sensory effects that are built into the theater seats and environment), guests will dive into the ocean and speed away from predators in this epic fight for survival.

Sea Monsters 4-D: A Prehistoric Adventure

$5 with purchase of admission ticket to the Aquarium online or at the admissions window.

National Aquarium
The National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. It champions environmental initiatives by engaging with visitors, volunteers, education groups and schools to actively participate in the preservation of the world’s natural resources and living systems. The National Aquarium delivers meaningful experiences through its living collections; science-based education programs and hands-on experiences in the field from the Chesapeake Bay to Costa Rica; and partnerships and alliances with like-minded organizations around the world. For more information on the National Aquarium, visit www.aqua.org.

-- FREE Family Fun Activities Every Tuesday--
October 21, 28, 2014

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WHITE MARSH, MD –Family fun is easy at White Marsh Mall! Each Tuesday at 10am in Center Court, Lower Level, parents, grandparents, guardians, and caregivers are invited to bring their children to sing, dance, play and above all, have a great time.

Miss Julie is a 20-year veteran of the event and a former schoolteacher. While she is the event’s ringleader, she often invites special guests to join in on the fun. She knows exactly what appeals to children and how to keep them entertained by sparking their imagination all in a family-friendly environment.

Family Fun Day is geared toward preschool-aged children, but all are welcome. Here’s a list of what’s coming up in October:

•             October 7: Storytime & Sing-a-long with Miss Julie
•             October 14: "Turner" Dean of Magic
•             October 21: Storytime & Sing-a-long with Miss Julie
•             October 28: Magic Joe
•             During this Family Fun Day, children are invited to wear their costumes and have some Halloween fun! Kids will receive great Halloween giveaways and treats while Magic Joe puts on an exciting and engaging magic show that all will enjoy.

San Giorgio Pasta Celebrates its 100th Anniversary with Free Pasta for All
Tuesday, October 21st - 11:00am – 7:00pm

Inner Harbor, Marketplace at Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202

| www.sangiorgio.com |

The San Giorgio Pasta Food Truck Heads to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor for One Day Only!

WHAT: To thank San Giorgio fans for 100 years of love and support, the San Giorgio pasta 100th Anniversary Food Truck will travel across the Mid-Atlantic region to Baltimore, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh throughout the month of October to celebrate many years of delicious family meals with local residents.

On Tuesday, October 21st, the San Giorgio pasta 100th Anniversary Food Truck heads to Baltimore to host an all-day, free pasta celebration in the city. The truck will be serving up samples of San Giorgio pasta family favorites, as well as spotlighting the winning dish from the 100th Anniversary Greater Baltimore recipe contest.

Kristie Schley of Severna Park, MD, took the grand prize at the recipe cook-off competition held on September 22nd at Amiccis of Little Italy, where judges were impressed by Schley’s flavorful dish. Schley will be serving up samples of her beloved family recipe, a winning Prosciutto Wrapped Stuffed Shells and Creamy Brie Sauce to the lucky patrons.

For more information, please visit www.sangiorgio.com.

Salute to Fort George G. Meade
Reservations are due by Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Join us for this premier Salute to Fort George G. Meade in the November 2014 issue of The Business Monthly. With this special section, you can expect to reach 75,000 community business decision-makers within Anne Arundel and Howard counties, the BWI Business District, the Baltimore-Washington Corridor, Baltimore, Annapolis and the Fort George G. Meade area.

We will cover important topics of interest including a Q & A with new Garrison Commander Col. Brian Foley; the transportation issues surrounding the Fort; updates from tenant partners including Cyber Command, DISA, DMA and EPA; and much more. 

We offer very attractive advertising rates for the special focus sections; and for your convenience, I have attached an information flyer for your review.  Reservations are due by Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

As a member of community around Fort Meade, we invite you to be a part of this exciting, important and interesting special salute to Fort George G. Meade.

FACES 2014
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3024 - 6 to 9 p.m.

           Morgan State University-Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center (2201 Argonne Dr. Baltimore 21218) / 410-744-7310

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Price: Event admission:$75/person in advance; $100/person at the door

Join The Children’s Home for one of Baltimore’s premier fundraisers! This chic and savory evening will offer an amazing collection of wine, chef cuisine and an assortment of incredible desserts. Demonstrate your own artistic style at interactive art tables and a photo booth and also enjoy a one-of-a-kind dinner performance by the Morgan State University five-piece combo band.

The event highlight will be the live and silent auctions featuring a variety of special items, along with unique artwork created by the at-risk children and youth (resident artists) living at The Children’s Home prepared as part of a special mentorship project with Towson University School of Fine Arts.

This year’s event theme is “FACES Identity Discovery - ID.” Residents in The Children’s Home’s care respond positively to art as an innovative approach to rebuilding their lives. FACES will showcase their courage for positive change, along with their innate artistic talent.

All proceeds from FACES 2014 will help sustain quality programs and services for at-risk children, youth and their families.  

About The Children’s  Home
Established in 1863 as an orphanage for children abandoned due to the Civil War, The Children's Home proudly celebrates a legacy of caring for Maryland’s at-risk children and youth both inside and outside the family structure. Its programs and services have continued to evolve to meet the needs of the community. The Children’s Home is now recognized as one of Maryland’s premier providers of short- and long-term residential treatment care for Maryland youth, ages 13–21, who are victims of abuse, neglect, abandonment or family crisis and may be in need of structured and supervised care.

World Championship Punkin Chunkin event
On October 24, 2014

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Beer, Food, Fun and Flying Fruit. Cost is $5 per person. All Proceeds to Benefit United Way of Central Maryland and The Wounded Warrior Project - Come see how we LIVE UNITED!

We know everyone was a little disappointed to hear that the World Championship Punkin Chunkin event was canceled this year, but to all the pumpkin chunking fans in the Baltimore Area we have a great opportunity for you to get your chunk on! On October 24, 2014 you can join us for a short afternoon of fun at our 4th annual Pumpkin Chunking event. Stop by and watch a few of the local world championship chunkin teams as well as a couple new ones!

Hallowmarine Returns to the National Aquarium
Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

National Aquarium, 501 E. Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202 

Activities are free with the price of admission.  For ticket information, visitwww.aqua.org.

WHAT:  Join the National Aquarium for its annual “Hallowmarine” celebration featuring Halloween-themed crafts, creepy-crawly animal encounters, a costume parade, and more! Guests are invited to dress up in costume and can also enjoy a lesson from National Aquarium experts about how to green your Halloween!

                As with years past, the National Aquarium divers will do underwater pumpkin carving at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on both days in the Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit.

Guests can also enjoy Sea Monsters 4-D: A Prehistoric Adventure at the National Aquarium’s 4-D Immersion Theater. For an additional $5, guests can travel back in time and follow an incredible sea monster on her journey to survive in one of the most dangerous seas in history.  

National Aquarium
The National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. It champions environmental initiatives by engaging with visitors, volunteers, education groups and schools to actively participate in the preservation of the world’s natural resources and living systems. The National Aquarium delivers meaningful experiences through its living collections; science-based education programs and hands-on experiences in the field from the Chesapeake Bay to Costa Rica; and partnerships and alliances with like-minded organizations around the world. For more information on the National Aquarium, visit www.aqua.org.

Spooky Science
October 25, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: October 25, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. How Much? Free with paid admission. Celebrate the chills and thrills of Halloween at our sixth annual Spooky Science, where creepy chemistry and mysterious science combine to provide a hauntingly good time. There will be hair-raising activities, creepy crafts, and fangtastic demonstrations. Guests can look forward to making gooey, glowing slime, decorating pumpkins and trick-or-treat bags, creating catapults for a punkin’ chunkin’ contest, exploring spooky sensory bins, and much more!

Reptiles Alive! will be on our Atrium Stage at 1pm and 3pm with their live animal show featuring slithering snakes, hissing cockroaches, bearded dragons and more. Wear your costume to make it a truly spooktacular day! All activities are free with paid admission and completely free for members.

Seton Keough High School will host its fall Open House
Saturday, October 25 from noon to 3 p.m.

1201 Caton Avenue in Baltimore, MD

Welcome and Introductions
Student Performances: Choir (opening prayer), Band, Dance, and Theatre
Review of the Day’s Events: Tours, Breakout Sessions, and Cafeteria
1:30 – SECOND WELCOME SESSION BEGINS (a repeat of the first session) Tours will take place all day beginning at 12:30 and will typically last 30 - 45 minutes. The last tour will leave the cafeteria at 2:30.
Concurrently running breakout sessions (each lasting 15-20 minutes):
Financing an SKHS Catholic Education, Location: Room 110
Helping Your Daughter To Be Successful, Location: SKHS Library
Student Life at SKHS
12:00 – 3:00 - ENJOY REFRESHMENTS IN THE CAFETERIA: Meet department chairs, faculty, board members, current students and their parents, coaches, parent group representatives, administration. Learn more about what SKHS offers – inside and outside the classroom!
Please register for our Open House here: https://www.setonkeough.com/forms/dynamic.aspx?action=ShowForm&FormId=5

Questions? Contact Admissions Director Barbara Gerrity at 410-646-4444 ext.3248 or bgerrity@setonkeough.com.

Saratoga Toga Party
October 25, 2014 - 7 PM

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance  -- Aristotle

The Saratoga Toga Party  will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7 o'clock in the evening at 218 West Saratoga Street, sitting just between Park and Howard Streets. The Saratoga Toga Party is a multi-faceted event highlighting area artists, while also celebratory of MAP's homecoming - a return to our building now located within the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District on Baltimore's west side.

Every fall MAP produces its annual fall benefit -- an important and crucial part of the organization's annual fundraising initiatives, but more importantly the event is a conduit for MAP to present interesting and relevant themes being explored within contemporary art today. This fall will be no different as MAP pursues the topic of Greek and Roman mythology; and the visual outcomes of that exploration as translated through performance and 2-D and 3-D artwork.


Become a Sponsor: Consider supporting MAP during this exciting time by sponsoring at any of the "Levels of the Gods"

Zeus' Council - $7,500 | Athena's Circle - $5,000  / Apollo's Ring - $2,500 | Diana's Den - $1,000

For details and perks for each level, connect with robbin@mdartplace.org.

Purchase Tickets: Purchase tickets online via MissionTix.com or connect with a MAP staff member for other details.

$200 | VIP Preview Ticket: Access from 6p - 7p for first glance/bid opportunities in the silent auction, mingling with artists and other VIPs and more + Toga Party access + After Party access.

$150 | Toga Party Ticket: SPECIAL $100 dollar advance ticket price until September 15th! Access from 7p - 10p includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, open wine and beer bar, specialty cocktails and entertainment + After Party access

$40 | After Party Ticket: Access from 10p - midnight includes an open wine & beer bar and entertainment in The 14Karat Cabaret, in the lower level of the MAP building.

Submit Artwork/Performance Proposals: Call for proposals of 2-D, 3-D & performance work coming soon! Stay tuned!

Volunteer: MAP will need volunteers to assist with the event on Saturday, October 25 along with a few days leading up to the event. If you are interested in helping out, send and email to map@mdartplace.org.

Attire: Ancient Greek or Roman inspired garb or your fanciest toga

Saratoga Toga Party Committee: Christopher Attenborough, Jessica Bizak, G. Brian Comes, Peggy Fox, Dawn Gavin, Fredye Gross, John Howay, Sean Lord, Raymond Mitchner, Philip Niedermair, Amy Raehse, Joe Rector, Audrey Slade, Ashley Smith

Fells Point Main Street

Fell's Point
P.O. Box 38245
Baltimore, Maryland 21231
Tel: 410.675.8900
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Fells Point Main Street

It is the new name of our community’s Main Street organization, a campaign initiated in 2003 by the Fell's Point Business Association and members of our community. FPMS has been created to proactively generate the revitalization of Fell's Point’s commercial and historic districts. Our mission to promote, strengthen and revitalize the commercial district for businesses and residents alike. Like neighborhoods nationwide, we are experiencing growing pains associated with the economic of expansion.

22nd Annual Komen Maryland Race for The Cure® in Hunt Valley 5k Run, Walk and
1-Mile Family Fun Walk

Sunday, October 26, 2014
6:00 am: Survivor, Donation & Registration Tents Open
6:40 am: Parade of Pink (Survivor Recognition Walk)
7:00 am: Survivor Photo
7:15 am: Aerobic Warm-up
8:00 am: 5k Run (Timed and Recreational)
8:30 am: 5k Walk/1-Mile Family Fun Walk & Kids for the Cure
10:00 am: Awards Ceremony   

Executive Plaza parking lots (across Shawan Road from Hunt Valley Towne Centre) 11350 McCormick Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Susan G. Komen Maryland is proud to announce its 22nd Annual Komen Maryland Race for the Cure in Hunt Valley, Maryland on Sunday, October 26, 2014 to honor, celebrate and memorialize those affected by breast cancer throughout Maryland. 

The Race is comprised of a 5k (3.1 miles) competitive run (timed), a 5k recreational run, a 5k walk and a 1-mile family fun walk. The 1-mile family fun walk is recommended for families with children and participants who prefer a shorter route.

As Komen Maryland’s largest fundraiser, 75 percent of the net funds raised will go to local programs that offer a comprehensive range of breast health service, from screening and treatment to support services, throughout the state of Maryland. The remaining 25 percent is distributed at a national level to fund lifesaving research, often taking place at Maryland institutions.

More than 20,000 people are expected to participate in the event, which is one of the largest single-day fundraisers in
the state.

HOW: Those interested in participating in the Race for the Cure can register online at www.komenmd.org/2014 or by calling 410-433-RACE (7223).

Free parking is available with shuttle service to the event. Free Light Rail transportation is available to participants with a designated wristband.
About Susan G. Komen® and Komen Maryland
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Suzy, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer. Today, Susan G. Komen® works to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world by investing more than $750 million in breast cancer research and $1.5 billion in community outreach programs over the past 30 years; providing funding to help low-income and uninsured women get screened and get treatment; advocating for cancer research and outreach programs; and working globally in more than 30 countries. Through events like the Komen Maryland Race
for the Cure, the Maryland Affiliate has invested $35 million in community breast cancer programs since 1993. Up to
75 percent of net proceeds, generated by the Affiliate, stay in Maryland. The remaining 25 percent of net proceeds fund national breast cancer research, often taking place at Maryland institutions. Komen Maryland is the tenth of approximately 119 affiliates in the Komen network to host two Races—Hunt Valley and

 Ocean City. For more information, call 410-938-8990 or visit www.komenmd.org
2014 Young Women In Harmony (YWIH) Festival
November 1 and 4, 2014

North Point Government Center and Baltimore Convention Center

Cost: Free of Charge

For women in the Baltimore area 25 and younger. Sweet Adelines International is hosting the 2014 Young Women Harmony Festival, free of charge to women age 25 or younger, on November 1 and 4, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. Two local accomplished music educators, Bev Bruening and Ali Hauger of Sweet Adelines International’s Dundalk Chorus will serve as festival clinicians, where they will introduce each student to the rich elements of singing four-part, a cappella harmony in the barbershop style.

This YWIH festival is open to middle school, high school and college-age female performers. On Saturday, Nov. 1 Participants will engage in an exhilarating day of fun and educational rehearsals, filled with music, singing and dancing! The festival experience will culminate in an exciting chorus performance on the evening of Tuesday, November 4, 2014. They will perform a 10-minute show package on the Sweet Adelines International stage at the Baltimore Convention Center in front of an audience of more than 3,000 and webcast to thousands of fans across the globe.

Find more information on our website: http://www.sweetadelineintl.org/index.cfm?id=533.

Or via this interactive PDF that includes links to YWIH videos: http://www.sweetadelineintl.org/ImgUL/files/Baltimore2014YWIHFestivalRegistrationMaterials.pdf

Registrations must be received by Friday, October 10, 2014. Register online now: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1M0OOeAB6ohXuDSgTvRb0Lx0g1Cl1akute3XfGUzyz_8/viewform

Sweet Adelines International will host its 68th annual convention and competition in Baltimore from Nov. 3-8, 2014. The International YWIH Festival is a highlight of the convention week where we feature young women from the local community to showcase their talent. We truly hope you can join us for this extraordinary opportunity.

Chimes Gala 2014
November 1, 2014

camera See pictures from last year on Dropbox. (Please click on a picture to see the whole gallery!)

Chimes Gala

The Beach Boys -Featuring Original Members Mike Love and Bruce Johnston

Honoring Interline Brands / AmSan With Jim Cusick and Brad Bobbitt On Their Behalf

Come and be a part of the party with The Beach Boys including upscale cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a scrumptious dinner.

Fun & Festive Beach Attire (NO SWIMWEAR)

Check out the Gala Invite for more details!

Presented by the Chimes Foundation / Buy a ticket online with paypal.

For Sponsorship information
10th Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss (If there’s a character limit, which some sites will have, remove everything before “African-American.”
Saturday, Nov. 1 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Coppin State University, Talon Center  2500 W North Ave.Baltimore, MD 21216 / Junnell Daniels 410.561.9099 ext. 222

| www.alz.org/maryland | jdaniels@alz.org |
Free admission, but registrations are required by Oct. 27.

Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter, this comprehensive event will inform the community about memory loss, support caregivers, share the promise of research and advise on getting involved to help conquer this disease.

Research suggests that the prevalence, incidence and cumulative risk of Alzheimer’s disease appear to be much higher in African-Americans, and older African-Americans are about twice as likely to have Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Additionally, blood pressure and diabetes, which are more prevalent in African-American and Hispanic people, may increase one’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia.

Keynote addresses will include a presentation from Dr. Warachal Faison (Pfizer, Inc.) on the impact of Alzheimer’s research on the African-American community and Dr. Ann Morrison (Copper Ridge Institute and Morrison & Associates) on managing behavioral difficulties in dementia and life.

Afternoon breakout sessions include presentations on the legal and financial problems that arise with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, caregiver stress, and research and information on other types of dementia. Additionally, two event sponsors will provide health screenings: Baltimore City Health System will provide nutrition consultations and eye screenings and Coppin State University’s Helene Fuld School of Nursing will provide blood pressure screenings.

Courtesy of the Alzheimer’s Association and additional event sponsors, AARP, Allegis Group and Eli Lilly, admission is free and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. However, registration is required by Oct. 27. To register or receive sponsorship information, call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1.800.272.3900 or visit www.alz.org/maryland.

The Alzheimer's Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Its mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Its vision is a world without Alzheimer's®. Visit www.alz.org

House Tour of Federal Hill
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House Tour of Federal Hill

Click Here for Tickets

You can also purchase them in person

at the Main Street Office, 42 East Cross Street,

or by calling 410-727-4500

New Workshop: The Future of Social Media and Digital Marketing
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EST)

| Kathleen Dorsey of Global Results |

Timonium, MD

Social Media and Digital Marketing can feel like a moving target. The internet has become noisy and crowded. How do you get your message and influence to those who need to hear it now and in the future?

The answer to that question can be found in the future. Stop doing what everyone else is doing and start doing what is "next". If you continue to act the same online, you will be left behind by your competition. Be proactive and forward-thinking, not reactive and stale.

In this interactive workshop you will:
Learn why what you are doing now will not work soon
Be exposed to the newest trends of Social and Digital marketing
Learn what your social audience is looking for you to do next
Understand how to gain online influence  now and in the future
Hear why you must embrace two-way online conversations online in the future
Learn how to use Social Media for customer service and recruitment

and more...

Even better- LUNCH IS ON US!  Sandwiches and drinks will be provided.

Time to network prior to the workshop Register: https://ticket2thefuture.eventbrite.com

FaerieCon East
November 7 - 9, 2014

Hunt Valley, MD 21031

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A three day celebration of everything fairy.  International bands Omnia and Faun, Bestselling Authors Laurell K. Hamilton, Catherynne M. Valente, Tamora Pierce, and Bruce Coville, Celebrated fairy artists Amy Brown and Gary Lippincott, 50+ juried vendors.  Signings, Concerts, Panel Discussions, Workshops, Kids' Area, Costume Contest, and more.  Day and Weekend passes available. Kids 12 and under free.

JA Jams: An Evening with Kenny Loggins
Date: Nov. 7, 2014 - VIP Reception: 5:30 PM; Concert: 8 PM  End time if asked: 10 PM Doors open if asked: 7 PM

Location: Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD 21201)
Cost: $37-$110 per person
Contact: JAJams.org       410-783-8000    kdenis@jamaryland.org
Category: Benefit, fundraiser, music, nightlife, community, food & drink, education

Everybody cut loose, Footloose with Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist, Kenny Loggins at this special benefit concert for Junior Achievement of Central Maryland (JA). With more than four decades of success in the music business, Loggins has had smash hits on Hollywood’s favorite soundtracks, rocked worldwide stages and found his way into children’s hearts while bringing his soulful voice to platinum albums of a variety of genres.

The evening kicks off with a VIP reception and silent auction featuring a variety of theme packages related to Loggins' music and the movies with his soundtrack songs. Additionally, JA will honor Frank Bonsal (a highly regarded Maryland venture capitalist and Director of Entrepreneurship at Towson University) and recognize event supporters, including presenting sponsor, OneMain Financial.

Local students will greet concert goers, providing musical entertainment in the lobby and serving as ushers. Loggins will take the stage following a brief program with students, JA alumni and Fox 45 Anchor Jeff Barnd as the emcee.  Immediately after the show, Loggins will participate in a meet-and-greet with a select group of guests.

Event proceeds  will support JA in its efforts to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network of more than 3,000 Marylanders, JA connects the classroom to the real world by providing hands-on in-school and after-school programs for students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Programs focus on work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Founded in 1957, the non-profit organization served more than 42,000 students this past year. For more information, visit www.jamaryland.org.

GROOMING 101 : Calling all high school & middle school girls
Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

Hair Weaves and Extensions Salon

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Hair Weaves & Extensions Salon is hosting a "Grooming 101" seminar for all high school and middle school girls. This seminar will focus on various topics such as, skin care, hair care,fashion, health and nurtrition. For a low cost of $10.

*Food & Snacks will be provided*

There will also be chances to win fabolous prizes and plenty of treats to take home.

To purchase tickets visit


For information or concerns call (410) 744-4900

15th Anniversary Party Fundraiser
November 8th @ 6 – 9pm

901 Dartmouth Road, Baltimore, MD, 21212

Please join us to celebrate KMC Maryland’s 15th anniversary by enjoying party fundraiser with a delicious meal lovingly prepared by our World Peace Cafe Team, live entertainment, kids activities, and a special presentation on the history of KMC Maryland. At this special fundraising event there will also be silent auction items and raffle prizes where all proceeds will go to completing the shrine cabinet with glass panels, which will protect the sacred statues inside.

This will be an enjoyable event for families & friends. Please bring one, two, or more people along with you!

We will have two live pperformancesincluding Jan Seiden and the Baxter Duo.

Jan Seiden, a 2-time nominee for the Indian Summer Music Awards, will be playing at our Fundraiser event! Immediately captivating, Jan’s soulful eloquence and exceptional technique transport listeners to a healing, inner tranquil state. Ms. Seiden’s music carries messages of global unity, peace and personal empowerment to federal agencies and to international humanitarian conferences and indigenous gatherings throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information about Jan Seiden and her music visit her website at http://janseiden.com/

Baxter Duo – David and Sarah Baxter met teaching music lessons in the Boston area.  They discovered their affinity for each other in 1996 playing duets for seemingly unlikely combinations like violin and trumpet, and viola and flugelhorn. David and Sarah continue to revel in making music together, melding many styles to create expressive music that is at turns energizing and comforting. They especially enjoy performing Sarah’s compositions.
The event is held in celebration of International Temples Day, which is celebrated by Kadampa Buddhists worldwide. The International Temples Project is what has made the KMC Maryland Temple & Gardens for World Peace possible. Currently, they are helping new temple project in the Southwest and other parts of the US and the world.

 Learn more about this special day and the International Temple’s Project (ITP).

Ticket prices are:
$35, $50, $75, $100 or $25/person for groups of 4 or more.
($15 kids 12 – 16, 11 and under are free)
-5 free raffle tickets at $50, 10 at $75, and 15 at $100 tickets.

Please register by phone by calling 410-243-3837 or by emailing us at epc@MeditationMd.org. Thank you!

KMC MD World Peace Temple

Parking Lot Address: 900 East Northern Parkway, Baltimore MD 21212

Mailing Address: 901 Dartmouth Road, Baltimore, MD, 21212

Open Hours: Tues – Sunday @ 10am – 4pm and during scheduled classes/prayers CLOSED on Mondays, except for scheduled classes and prayers.

Telephone:  (410) 243-3837

Email:  peace@MeditationMd.org

Saturday, November 8, 2014 / 7:00 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 W. Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD 21201

| www.baltimorestation.org | kcallari@baltimorestation.org |
$125 for individual tickets
$1,250 for tables of 10
Tickets are limited

BALTIMORE – Join The Baltimore Station on Saturday, November 8th at the Lord Baltimore Hotel for the Silver Celebration of Second Chances, a very special evening celebrating 25 years of turning around the lives of veterans and others who are transitioning through the cycle of poverty, addiction and homelessness to self sufficiency. Guests will enjoy fine dining and specialty cocktails by The Classic Catering People and live entertainment by The Klassix.

WHAT   The Silver Celebration of Second Chances, The Baltimore Station’s 25th Anniversary Event

PARKING  Valet parking is available. Guests may self-park at the garage located at 213 West Fayette Street, two blocks from the hotel.

FOR MORE INFORMATION  Contact Kim Callari at kcallari@baltimorestation.org or 410-752-4454.

About The Baltimore Station
The Baltimore Station is a therapeutic residential recovery program that helps homeless men – primarily veterans – bound by drug and alcohol addiction break the cycle and become self-sufficient members of society. The only long-term residential program in the area, we provide up to 24 months of clinical care and life skills development to encourage a smoother transition to the real world and guaranteed lifelong success. At The Baltimore Station, we turn lives around. www.baltimorestation.org.

Uncovering the Underwater Lives of Humpback Whales
November 11, 2014

The Baltimore Aquarium, 501 East Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202 / 410-576-3800

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Most of what we know about whale behavior originated from observations of their activity on the water’s surface. What they do beneath the waves has been more of a mystery—until recently. Marine biologist Dr. David Wiley, research coordinator at NOAA’s Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, has pioneered the use of advanced technology to discover the secret lives of these gentle giants.

National Aquarium’s Date Night
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.

National Aquarium, 501 E. Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202

Experience the intimate ambience of the National Aquarium after hours at “Date Night.” On November 13, couples 21 and older can wander leisurely through the crowd-free exhibits, catch a film at the 4-D Immersion Theater, listen to live music from local guitarist Rich Barry, and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

TICKETS: Tickets are $130 per couple for non-members and $75 per couple for members, and can be purchased at aqua.org. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit http://www.aqua.org.

National Aquarium
The National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. It champions environmental initiatives by engaging with visitors, volunteers, education groups and schools to actively participate in the preservation of the world’s natural resources and living systems. The National Aquarium delivers meaningful experiences through its living collections; science-based education programs and hands-on experiences in the field from the Chesapeake Bay to Costa Rica; and partnerships and alliances with like-minded organizations around the world. For more information on the National Aquarium, visit http://www.aqua.org.

The Polar Express 4-D Experience
Shows daily from November 14, 2014-January 4, 2015

National Aquarium, 501 E. Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202 / 410-576-3800
$5 with the purchase of admission to the Aquarium online or at the admissions window

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The Polar Express 4-D Experience

Guests are invited to kick off the holiday season with a quick trip to the North Pole as “The Polar Express 4-D Experience” returns to National Aquarium’s 4-D Immersion Theater this winter.  “The Polar Express 4-D Experience” is a 20-minute show based on the Caldecott Medal children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg.

Aquarium guests will join a doubting young boy as he takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve. He embarks on an epic journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

The Aquarium’s 4-D Immersion Theater brings The Polar Express to life, allowing visitors to get close to the sights, smells, and sounds of the action. The theater is equipped with 4-D capabilities, combining the drama of a 3-D film with special sensory effects that will put you on the edge of your seat.

Climb aboard “The Polar Express 4-D Experience” for a wintery adventure that’s sure to warm your heart and make you believe.

THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s11)

4th Annual Catoctin Holiday Art Tour
November 15th and 16th, 2014

4th Annual Catoctin Holiday Art Tour

The Catoctin Holiday Art Tour is a self-guided FREE event.Seven studios and 18 artists, all located north of Route Nine in Northern Virginia. Tour country roads, see artists at work, and get your holiday shopping done during the weekend of November 15th and 16th, 2014. All studios open 10am - 6pm both days. www.catoctinart.com

Maryland Alpaca & Fleece Festival
November 15-16, 2014 - 10am-4pm

Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairground Road West Friendship, MD 21794

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Dozens of Maryland breeders will be exhibiting their beautiful alpacas. Get up close and personal with the animals while learning about the benefits of this eco-friendly livestock opportunity. But beware… alpacas are addictive!

Free Open Rehearsal
November 17, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Columbia Orchestra, 6120 Daylong Ln Clarksville, MD 21029 / 410-465-8777

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Join Jason Love and the Columbia Orchestra at The Gathering Place for an open rehearsal. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes peek at the creative, collaborative process of putting a concert together. Imagine the new insight into the music you’ll have after seeing the process of putting it together! 
Enjoy wine and cheese in a relaxed setting while watching Maestro Love’s interpretation unfold with our talented musicians. This is not just a run-through just before the concert – this is a real working rehearsal in the middle of the process of putting the concert together, mistakes and all! 

Each rehearsal starts at 7:30 pm and you can mingle with orchestra musicians at their break at about 8:30. The entire rehearsal lasts 7:30-10:00; you can come and go as you like. 

These are fun, interesting special events even if you don’t know anything about music! We hope you’ll join us. 

Event Cost: FREE

Girls Night Out
November 20, 2014 - 5-9pm

Historic Ellicott City, 8390 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-465-7802

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Pick up your free reusable goodie tote filled with gifts and coupons.  Demonstrations from local chefs, salons and more while you sample various wines to live jazz music. Then grab your gal pals and head down the street for special Girls Night Only discounts in our boutiques and restaurants.

Santé: A Culinary Odyssey
Nov. 20, 2014 from 6 to 10 p.m.

M&T Bank Stadium, North Club Level (1101 Russell St., Baltimore, MD 21230 / 410.494.8545

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Price:  $125-$250/person; $2,500 for reserved table of 10

Categories: Food, Music, Benefit, Fundraiser, Wine, Entertainment, Community

Phone: Website:email:
Contact name: Averil Christens-Barry
Event Description:
With over 900 guests expected, the business/casual fête will feature signature dishes from over 45 top local chefs, including: AIDA Bistro, B&O American Brasserie, Barrett’s Grill, Bertha's Mussels, Birroteca, Black Tie Caterers, Blue Hill Tavern, Brio Tuscan Grille, Café Hon, Clementine, Cooking with Catherine,  Corner BYOB, Dooby’s, Frisco Tap House and Brewery, Grillfire, Heavy Seas Ale House, Highland Inn, J  Paul's, Laurrapin, Le Garage, Maggie’s Farm, Natasha's Just Brittle, NeCe’s Green Apron, Nutreatious, Oyster Bay Grille,  Portalli’s, Richardson Farms, Sobo Café, Stratford University, Sugar & Ice, Taharka Brothers Ice Cream, Talara, Tapas Adela, Tark's Grill, TenTen, The Fork & Wrench,  The House of Audré, The Nickel Taphouse and Wit & Wisdom.

Adding to the fun will be celebrity judges and a People’s Choice competition, interactive food demonstrations, live entertainment and a silent auction featuring sports memorabilia, dining , entertainment, local art, spa, health and fitness, and vacation packages. Guests also can raise their paddles to win a few one-of-a-kind experiences in the live auction and directly support the local kidney community by contributing to the evening’s Fund-The-Mission campaign.

Event honorees are Lawrence J. Appel, M.D., M.P.H. (C. David Molina Professor of Medicine and Director of the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions) and Jonathan S. Bromberg, M.D., Ph.D. (Professor of Surgery and Microbiology and Immunology and Chief of the Division of Transplantation at the University of Maryland School of Medicine).

WJZ-TV’s Ron Matz will serve as emcee. Sponsorship chair is Stuart Bowers (president, DST Brokerage Solutions) and restaurant committee chair is Ben Simpkins CEC CCA WCC (executive chef at Richardson Farms, who was on dialysis following a car accident at age 16 before receiving one of his mother’s kidneys in a transplant the following year).

Proceeds from Santé will fund vital research at Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland, and directly support NKF-MD’s patient emergency assistance program, which provides essentials such as food, housing costs, utilities, medication and transportation to dialysis.

Now celebrating its 50th year as an affiliate, The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, serving central and western Maryland, the Delmarva Peninsula and portions of West Virginia, is the area’s only voluntary health agency dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of kidney and urinary tract diseases. For more information, visit www.kidneymd.org.

Baltimore playwright Peter Davis presents Parlor Plays, “Orange!” & “Be Professional”
November 20 at 8 pm and November 21 and 22 at 7 and 9 pm

Church and Company, 3649 Falls Road in Hampden. 

Parlor Plays debuted with two original productions in May 2014. Since then, Davis has invited actors and audience to read plays in progress.  The upcoming plays are the result of this unique collaborative process.
“Orange and “Be Professional” are each about twelve minutes long and feature two characters.  In “Orange!”, a couple gets more than they bargained for when they try to spice up their marriage.  In “Be Professional”, best friends have different ideas about a disturbing occurrence, what it means and who owes whom.
 "Like a great song, a short play can create a dimensional world and fully realized characters.  Both have the concentrated power to fill you with joy and move you to tears,” said Davis.
The venue offers the warmth of a home and the funky vibe of a salon.  Ticket prices are $12.  Refreshments will be available at an additional cost.

For more information, contact Peter Davis: davisbrandstory@gmail.com

Purchase Tickets Here: https://davisbrand.tixato.com/buy/parlor-plays-presents-be-professional-and-orange-by-peter-davis

Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K
Thursday, November 27, 2014

Long Gate Shopping Center, 4310 Montgomery Rd., Ellicott City, MD

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Families will come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland. This year, on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 27, 2014, the Y will host its Turkey Trot Charity 5K in Ellicott City (Long Gate Shopping Center, 4310 Montgomery Rd., Ellicott City, MD).

Each Y Turkey Trot will feature a 5K Run/Walk, and prizes will be awarded in each age group. Proceeds benefit children whose families can’t afford educational and enrichment opportunities that many kids take for granted, such as Y Preschool and Camp. Evergreen Health is the Title Sponsor.

The Turkey Trot Charity 5K is the perfect event for the entire family to get some exercise before the big feast, and join others to put more “thanks” and “giving” into Thanksgiving by supporting struggling families in the community.

Register online at http://www.ymaryland.org until Monday, November 24, 2014 or at your local Family Center Y until Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  Registration closing times on the 26th (and locations) vary, please see website for details.

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