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Stories Danced, Stories Told (Performance)

10/06/2018 to 10/06/2018

320 York Road, Towson, MD 21204

Baltimore County Public Library -Towson Branch. Join the Sutradhar Institute of Dance & Related Arts for an afternoon of storytelling through dance. Discover how Ganesha found wisdom at the paws of a cat, why a woman saint gave up a throne to enter a jungle and more. Come see what the Washington Post calls “poetry in motion”. Admission is free. Asian Arts & Culture Center, Center for the Arts, CA 2037. Phone: 410-704-2807. E-mail: asianarts@towson.edu.

Fall Health & Consumer Information Empowerment Fair

10/06/2018 to 10/06/2018

3525 Resource Drive, Randallstown, MD 21133

Join us on October 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Liberty Senior Center located at 3525 Resource Drive, in Randallstown, MD., for a free community fair. The purpose is to inform, engage and empower the community with free valuable information that is relevant and essential regarding health screenings, housing assistance, veterans services, credit repair, weatherization, planning for college and other important services. Moon Bounce and Face Painting will also be on-site. Co-sponsored by the Liberty Senior Center and the Southern Rockdale Community. For additional information, contact us at srockdalecommunitya@gmail.com.

12th Annual Step UP for Down Syndrome 5K & Family Festival

10/06/2018 to 10/06/2018

1712 Bellevue Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227

Join us for a heart-warming 5K run/advocacy walk thru Bryan Park and family festival showcasing and celebrating the many abilities and accomplishments of individuals with Down syndrome in the Greater Richmond, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, Central Shenandoah Valley & Central Virginia community! Help us celebrate our organization’s 35th anniversary by enjoying lots of FREE family activities, live music by Premiere, fashion show featuring individuals with Down syndrome, pumpkin patch, sponsor & exhibitor displays and more! Breakfast & lunch items available for purchase. Register to run, walk, raise funds or volunteer at www.dsagr.org. Dogs on leashes with responsible owners are welcome. All proceeds benefit the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond. Registration is now open at https://www.ds-stride.org/dsagrstepup. 5K starts at 9am. Family Festival is FREE and open to the public from 9am-1pm!

Science in Current Events: DNA and Evolution of the Species

10/06/2018 to 10/06/2018

15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

NIST Scientist, Dr. Boualem Hammouda will discuss DNA and Evolution of the Species. Please join us for an informative and stimulating discussion. Call 240-777-0200 for more information.

Alina Fernández: Guest Speaker

10/11/2018 to 10/11/2018

2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157

Alina Fernández, daughter of former Cuban president Fidel Castro, shares her first-person account of growing up in Cuba and the many changes affecting Cuba as a result of Obama-era politics and social and political reforms. Fernández, who fled the island in 1993, is the author of “Castro’s Daughter: An Exile’s Memoir of Cuba.” Call McDaniel’s Student Diversity and Inclusion Office at 410-857-2794 for more information.

Literary Walking Tour

10/13/2018 to 10/13/2018

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. 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/