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Literary Mount Vernon Walking Tour

09/15/2018 to 09/15/2018

400 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. All tours begin at the Enoch Pratt Free Library - Central Branch.  Tickets must be purchased in advance. $10 per person; tour docents cannot accept cash walk-ups on the day of the tour. Learn more and purchase tickets at https://www.mdhumanities.org/programs/literary-walking-tour/

Science in Current Events: Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy

09/15/2018 to 09/15/2018

15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

NIST Scientist, Dr. Boualem Hammouda will discuss Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy. Please join us for an informative and stimulating discussion. Call 240-777-0200 for more information.

Coffee with the Curator

09/15/2018 to 09/15/2018

102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA 20117

Can't wait to get a look at NSLM's newest exhibition, Sidesaddle, 1690-1935? Join cocurator Dr. Ulrike Weiss, Lecturer at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and 2016 John H. Daniels Fellow, for an informal tour of the show with special focus on social changes and the role of women in art and in the field. This program offered in partnership with Middleburg Common Grounds. 10:00 Coffee reception; 10:30 Tour with Dr. Ulrike Weiss. $5 admission, free to NSLM members. RSVP to Anne Marie, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at 540 687 6542 x25, APaquette@NationalSporting.org

The Pursuit of Conjurors

09/16/2018 to 09/16/2018

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202

Follow author Ian Flinn in a journey “behind the curtain,” as he explores both the origins of magic and its place in today’s world. The concepts, ideas, and intricacies of the history and psychology of magic may surprise you. In this presentation Flinn will share both core historical findings and some major misconceptions about the art of magic. Talk followed by book signing – copies of Conjuring Curiosity will be available at Esther’s Place, the JMM Shop. For more information contact, Trillion Attwood, tattwood@jewishmuseummd.org, 410-732-6400.

Celebrate Constitution Day

09/16/2018 to 09/16/2018

Historic Pohick Church, 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton, VA 22079

The community is invited on Sunday, September 16 to a free celebration of Constitution Day at Historic Pohick Church at 1:00 PM. A presentation on the history of the U.S. Constitution and its relevance today will by given by Mr. Paul Walden, president of the George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, and historical re-enactor, the Rev. Dr. Thomas Costa, who portrays the Rev. Lee Massey, the 2nd colonial rector of Pohick Church. Docent tours of the 1774 parish church of George Washington and George Mason will be available after the presentation. For additional information, call the church office at 703-339-6572, or visit the website at www.pohick.org.

The Race 4 Recovery

09/16/2018 to 09/16/2018

231 Rio Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

The Race 4 Recovery 5K is an annual run/walk event that is based on providing immediate action to those threatened from addiction and overdose. This run/walk is to promote awareness, teardown stigmas associated with addition, honor those that have been lost, and support those who currently are in the fight. The event will be held on September 16, 2018 at the beautiful RIO Washingtonian Center. Race starts at 8:00 you can register online at www.TheRace4Recovery.org. Come join the Mayor and Council Members for a proclamation, a great run/walk, food, music, and best of all to support the fight against addiction and overdose.