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We Walk for Wellness
04/21/2018 to 04/21/20189411 Whiskey Bottom Rd., Laurel, MD 20723
Howard County General Hospital will hold We Walk for Wellness every Saturday starting April 7 through Oct. 27 at the North Laurel Community Center parking lot at 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road in Laurel. The free program is open to the community, individuals and families. Registration for new participants will begin on Saturdays at 8:45 a.m. (to the right as participants enter the parking lot) followed by the program from 9 to 10 a.m. We Walk for Wellness is a walking and exercise group led by a personal trainer. Information about nutrition and exercise will also be available. For more information, call 410-740-7601.
Story District: Don’t Stop the Music!
04/21/2018 to 04/21/2018Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd, Cheverly, MD 20784
Story District turns personal stories into great performances when a troupe of diverse storytellers comes to the Playhouse to share their experiences. Personal, poignant, and often hilarious, these stories will have you laughing, sympathizing, and cheering as each speaker shares an episode from their not-so-tranquil past. Note: this performance contains adult-oriented material that may not be suitable for children under 18 years. Tickets: $15/person. For more information, please call 301-277-1710 or go to http://arts.pgparks.com/2280/The-Prince-Georges-Publick-Playhouse.
Old Town Alexandria Historic Garden Week Tour
04/21/2018 to 04/21/201841415 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Old Town Alexandria will kick off the Garden Club of Virginia's 85th Historic Garden Week tour of stunning historic homes and gardens which is expected to draw an estimated 1,500 garden enthusiasts and tourists. The tour is part of the Garden Club of Virginia's statewide tour of Virginia's finest historic homes and gardens. Presented by the Hunting Creek Garden Club and the Garden Club of Alexandria, the local Old Town tour encompasses tours of five private homes and gardens with exquisite floral arrangements designed by club members showcased in each home. Ticket price includes admission to five of Old Town's most elite private homes and gardens, refreshments at 228 South Pitt Street, and admittance to five nearby historic public properties including: Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall House, River Farm, Gunston Hall , and Mount Vernon. There is also a Marketplace at the Athenaeum at 201 Prince Street with specialty boutiques and purveyors of fine goods. Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 the day of the tour, and are available for purchase at www.vagardenweek.org. Tickets may be purchase the day of the event at the Athenaeum, 201 Prince Street; St. Paul's Church, 228 S. Pitt Street; and the Alexandria Visitors Bureau at 115 King Street.
REdeem REbuild REstore
04/21/2018 to 04/21/2018Oakdale Church, 3425 Emory Church Road, Olney, MD 20832
REdeem REbuild REstore is a one-day non-denominational conference for parents, grandparents, social workers, youth workers etc, presented by House of Hope Maryland and National House of Hope. Nationally recognized speakers: Darryl & Tracy Strawberry, Dr. Joshua Straub, Dr. Linda Mintle and Brian Molitor will provide expert advice on tough issues facing teens, parents and families such at addictions, abuse, social media, anger and defiance and much more. Cost is only $25.00 pp (lunch included) before April 21 and $30.00 at the door, Oakdale Church, Olney. www.redeemrebuildrestore.com for tickets more information or contact House of Hope Maryland at: (301)774-3804
Literary Walking Tour
04/21/2018 to 04/21/2018400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Follow in the footsteps of Baltimore's literary luminaries and discover the elegant brownstone mansions and majestic cultural institutions built by Baltimore's successful 19th century merchants and industrialists. Learn how a neighborhood of scholars, struggling artists and authors, newspaperman, philanthropists and social reformers offered rich opportunities to discuss and debate ideas and open new literary avenues. Tickets must be purchased in advance. All tours begin at the Enoch Pratt Free Library - Central Branch. For more information, please visit https://www.mdhumanities.org/programs/literary-walking-tour/
Spring Concert “From Every Corner, Sing!”
04/22/2018 to 04/22/2018St. Louis Church, 12500 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029
The versatile Barclay Brass ensemble, St. Louis Choir and guest artists perform glorious chants of the European Renaissance masters — echoing from royalty to iconic cathedrals — 4 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at 12500 Clarksville Pike (off Rte. 108 near Rte. 32), Clarksville. Free; no tickets required. 410-531-6040 or www.stlconcertseries.org. All performances in the St. Louis Concert & Artist Series have ample free parking. Donations and sponsorships are accepted via website or by check.