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Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Exhibition

03/19/2024 to 03/29/2024

2 College Hill Petterson Hall , Westminster, MD 21157

This annual exhibition highlights the best undergraduate work, such as painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed media. All students are invited to submit up to five works they have completed while studying at McDaniel College. Winners with pieces selected for the exhibition are announced during the opening reception. Jurors for the exhibition include professional artists and art educators.

The Village in Howard Outreach Event

03/19/2024 to 03/19/2024

6175 Sunny Spring Rd, Columbia, MD 21044

Please join us for this FREE outreach event by The Village in Howard (TVIH). TVIH is a 501c3, volunteer-driven organization on a mission to help Howard County residents age-in-place successfully. We create connection, empower independence, build community, and re-imagine aging.

Loyola’s Bunting Peace and Justice Speaker

03/21/2024 to 03/21/2024

4501 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21210

Rachel L. Swarns will present “The 272: The Families Who Were Enslaved and Sold to Build the American Catholic Church.” Swarns is a journalist, author, and associate professor at New York University who investigates the history of American slavery and how it shapes the nation today. Swarns’ most recent book, The 272: The Families Who Were Enslaved and Sold to Build the American Catholic Church, tells the story of the nearly 300 enslaved people who were sold by a group of America’s most prominent Catholic priests to fund what would become Georgetown University. To learn more about the speaker series and register for a lecture, visit the Bunting Peace and Justice Speaker Series website:

The Arc of Howard County’s 26th annual Chocolate Ball Benefit Gala

03/23/2024 to 03/23/2024

2700 Turf Valley Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Save the Date! Indulge in sweetness at The Arc of Howard County’s 26th annual Chocolate Ball Benefit Gala on March 23, 2024, at Turf Valley Resort, 7 PM to Midnight! Can't join but still want to make a difference? Support our mission with a donation – every contribution counts! To sponsor this delightful event, check out the sponsorship form below. Choose between a convenient online payment with the Donors Cover Costs option or a traditional check payment. Questions about sponsorships, logistics, or guests? Connect with Kiki Coffman, our Resource Development Coordinator, at or 443-534-0330. Let's create lasting memories at this year's Chocolate Ball! Register here:

QUATUOR VAN KUIJK, string quartet

03/23/2024 to 03/23/2024

Campus Drive, Columbia, MD 21044

Immerse yourself in the exhilarating sounds of Quatuor Van Kuijk, a French ensemble that has rapidly gained international acclaim as one of the world’s finest young string quartets. As BBC New Generation Artists and ECHO Rising Stars, the group captivates audiences in major venues worldwide, including the renowned Wigmore Hall. Join us for an unforgettable evening as Quatuor presents a program featuring masterful rearrangements of Poulenc’s enchanting art songs alongside Beethoven and Mendelssohn’s final, magnificent string quartets.

Trinity Irish Dance Company

03/24/2024 to 03/24/2024

4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030

“Elevate, engage, empower.” That is the mission of Chicago’s boundary-pushing, genre-defying Trinity Irish Dance Company. The internationally praised company brilliantly fuses traditional Irish step dance with contemporary movement for a high octane, syncopated experience that is “impossibly complex” (The New York Times) and “irresistible” (Dance Magazine). With 16 dancers and a live musical ensemble, Trinity Irish Dance Company performs a captivating and joyous program that blends sheer percussive power with aerial grace. Celebrate Irish traditions with Trinity Irish Dance Company’s “sophisticated and commanding” (Los Angeles Times) take on the globally loved traditional Celtic form.