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“Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators!”
02/25/2018 to 02/25/2018Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, MD 21030
This documentary film explores the extraordinary lives of Hans and Margret Rey, the authors of the beloved Curious George children’s books. Following the screening, join us for a live (via Skype) Q and A with documentary-maker Ema Ryan Yamazaki. For more information or to get tickets visit, http://jewishmuseummd.org/single/monkey-business-the-adventures-of-curious-georges-creators/
Howard County Adult Bocce League
02/25/2018 to 02/25/20185230 Even Star Pl, Columbia, MD 21044
Now forming teams for Spring. Play 8 Saturday mornings at Cedar Lane Park West beginning April 7 with last play a tournament match. No experience necessary ... easy to learn and fun to play. We need both regular players as well as substitutes. Contact Cheryl Neely at firstname.lastname@example.org; please write “Bocce” in subject line or call 301-461-3748.
Make That One Your Last Cigarette
02/26/2018 to 04/02/20181716 Merritt Blvd, Dundalk, MD 21222
Quit smoking classes are starting at the North Point Library on Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30, from FEB 26 - APR 2, 2018. The North Point Library is located at 1716 Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk, MD 21222. FREE nicotine patches, gum & lozenges are part of the program. Sign up by calling Greta Brand at (410) 399-2001. Funded by the Balto Co Dept of Health Cigarette Restitution Fund.
Do Good Dialogue: No Place to Hide: A Conversation about Privacy, or the Lack Thereof
02/28/2018 to 02/28/20187416 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740
The Plurality of Privacy Project in Five-Minute Plays (P3M5) is a translatlantic theater project focused on the value of privacy. In cooperation with the Goethe-Institute Washington, theaters across the US and Europe have commissioned playwrights to write five-minute plays exploring the central question, “What does privacy mean to you in the digital age?” The results will be presented in different formats by a network of theaters, including The Clarice, between January 2017 and June 2018. In this dialogue, UMD faculty members will host a roundtable conversation with three of the participating artist/playwrights. Join us for The Plurality of Privacy Project's performance on Friday, March 2, 2018 . 8 PM (Part 1) & Saturday, March 3, 2018 . 8 PM (Part 2). Free, no tickets required
St. Lawrence String Quartet (Canada)
03/01/2018 to 03/01/20188270 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD 20742
The St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ) is renowned for the intensity of its performances, its breadth of repertoire, and its commitment to concert experiences that are at once intellectually exciting and emotionally alive. This ensemble brings every piece of music to the audience in vivid color, with pronounced communication, imaginative and spontaneous music making, and an energetic commitment to the composer, whether established or new. Established in Toronto in 1989, the SLSQ quickly earned acclaim at top international chamber music competitions and was soon playing hundreds of concerts per year worldwide. They established an ongoing residency at Spoleto Festival USA, made prize-winning recordings for EMI of music bySchumann, Tchaikovsky and Golijov, earning two Grammy nominations. This season, as they have done in the past, SLSQ returns for a multi-day residency, performing and coaching young composers and musicians in the School of Music. This performance is sponsored by Richard and Sarah Bourne. Price General Public: Regular: $35+ Student/Youth: $10
Free film: “Disturbing the Peace”
03/04/2018 to 03/04/20186701 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815
On Sunday March 4th there will be a showing of the film “Disturbing the Peace,” about former enemy combatants -- Israeli soldiers and Palestinian militants, many of whom served years in prison -- coming together to change the status quo and say "Enough!" The documentary begins at 2:30 pm at Saint John’s Norwood Episcopal Church, 6701 Wisconsin Avenue, in Chevy Chase, MD. It will be followed by a moderated discussion. Admission and parking are free. For more information about this event and about the 4th annual Voices from the Holy Land film series, visit online "Voices From the Holy Land [dot] org," or call Nancy Adams at 202-294-8494.