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Historical Fiction Readers Festival & Book Signing

06/22/2019 to 06/22/2019

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745

HISTORICAL FICTION READERS FESTIVAL & BOOK SIGNING Presented by the Historical Novel Society. Enjoy a Q&A with acclaimed novelists Jeff Shaara and Dolen Perkins-Valdez as they discuss different approaches to writing Civil War fiction. Browse the onsite bookstore and meet over 100 of your favorite historical novelists at our book signing. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. List of participating authors and more information at hns-conference.com.

HopeWorks Pantry Drive

06/22/2019 to 06/22/2019

9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD 21046

HopeWorks maintains a pantry that is available to our clients who need assistance in acquiring essential food, personal care and household items. We appreciate your effort in helping us to restock our shelves so we may continue providing this service to the women, children and men of our community who need it. You won't even need to get out of your car! Volunteers will greet you and unload your donations! RSVPs are appreciated but not mandatory. For more information, call HopeWorks at 410-997-0304 or Roweena Arasah at 443‐902‐1532.

Summer Solstice Faerie Festival

06/22/2019 to 06/23/2019

Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd., Middle River, MD 21220

After 27 years of magic and wonder in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, the beloved Faerie Festival has a new home. This year's Summer Solstice Faerie Festival will be held rain or shine from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23, at Marshy Point Park in partnership with the festival’s founders, Spoutwood Farm Center. GENERAL FESTIVAL INFORMATION The Summer Solstice Faerie Festival at Marshy Point Nature Center in partnership with Spoutwood Farm will be held at Marshy Point Park located at 7130 Marshy Point Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21220 on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Detailed event information can be found at www.marshypoint.org and www.spoutwood.org.TICKETS: Advance purchase tickets are on sale now at www.marshypoint.org. Adult tickets are $20/person each day. Tickets for children aged 3 to 12 are $5 per day and children under 3 are free with a paid adult purchase. Weekend passes to both days are available online only for $30 per adult through June 17. Discounted weekend passes will not be available for purchase at the gate.

The Monday Jive

06/24/2019 to 06/25/2019

The 8x10, 10 E. Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230

The Heady Coalition presents: The Monday Jive a monthly, multi-genre party every 4th Monday at The 8x10. Come party with a purpose at our cannabis industry networking mixer. As activists, patients, non-patients, and local business owners, we want to work together to grow the legal patient cannabis community; through collaboration, empowerment & education. There will be a variety of talent featured each month including: jazz, reggae, psychedelic rock, comedy, rap and more. Our innovative networking format involves other entertainment activities including gaming, AR/VR, and food tasting. Our goal is to normalize the conversation of cannabis through education, community enlightenment, and the holistic healing experience this plant provides. We will be collaborating with representatives in an intention to shape state laws towards building a successfully integrated community while embracing modern cannabis culture. We will begin the evening with a networking Happy Hour from 7-8pm with specials of $5 Premium Drafts & $2.00 Off Cocktails (Double pour.) Get there early to learn the tips and tricks of networking with Mimi (Aquila Benjamin), founder of Netwerq Your Ass Off, a brand building organization that teaches you the fundamentals of making effective connections. The event will be hosted by Baltimore’s own, comedian Smoove & Henni The Stoner; along with live performances featuring S.U The Clique, Stoner Gang, Ea$y Pr0phyt, John Wayne, Dj OK & Rvzor Boys. If you have any questions or you are interested in vending, speaking, performing, sponsoring, etc, in the future; please email theheadycoalition@gmail.com

The Neuroscience of Elite Performance

06/25/2019 to 06/25/2019

2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Join U.S. Army Captain Allison Brager, Ph.D. at the National Museum of Health and Medicine on June 25, 6-7p.m. to learn about her experiences as a neuroscience researcher for the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. She will describe what makes the brains of high-performing soldiers and athletes unique and discuss new sleep research that aims to prevent injuries, such as concussions, and maximize performance. This event is free with no reservation required! For more information please contact us at (301) 319-3303 or visit our website at https://www.medicalmuseum.mil.

Artist Talks with Tyra Mitchell and Khalid Alaani

06/25/2019 to 06/25/2019

9 Hillyer Court Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

Hillyer presents artist talks with June exhibiting artists, Tyra Mitchell and Khalid Alaani. Each artist will discuss their inspirations and creative process, followed by audience Q&A. Tyra will discuss her solo exhibition, Raising Our Youth, and Khalid will discuss his work in the group exhibition, Artists in Exile: Art as Fabric for Healing, presented in partnership with Common Humanity. Free, $8 suggested donation. Contact events@artsandartists.org or call 202-338-0325. https://www.facebook.com/events/2265707403494279/