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Of Substance: Stoop Storytelling Event

09/22/2020 to 09/22/2020

online, online, MD online

Join us for a virtual Stoop show featuring compelling stories and a special musical performance by Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon, American Idol Top 10 Finalist! Hear from people whose lives were changed by drugs and alcohol — the thrills, the perils, the regrets, and the struggles. Their stories may be funny, sad, or serious…but they’re all true. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the storytellers. Streaming LIVE from Creative Alliance! Join the watch party on Stoop Storytelling Facebook Live and simulcast on the Facebook pages of the partner organizations. Learn more at: Event Partners: Jewish Community Services, Behavioral Health System Baltimore, Catholic Charities, MedStar Health, Baltimore Jewish Council, Maryland Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, NAMI Metro Baltimore, Goucher College, Creative Alliance, and Baltimore Magazine. Support also provided by The Marilyn and David Carp Philanthropic Fund and The Joan G. Klein Fund for Substance Use Disorders. Learn more at:

Forest Bathing: Nature’s Therapy

09/26/2020 to 09/26/2020

n/a, n/a, MD n/a

Reconnect with nature and your mind, body, and spirit from your own yard, nearby park, or even your house! Naturalist and ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Guide, Ana Ka’ahanui, guides you through the experience of shinrin-yoku (“forest bathing”), a recent Japanese practice invented in the 1980s and based on Shinto and Buddhist reverence for nature. Adapted for our new world of social-distancing, this session will help you decompress and prepare you to adapt to and even thrive in an ambiguous and ever-changing world. Virtual. $20 regular price; $15 AA&CC members. Register:

Mini(ature) Concert

09/27/2020 to 09/27/2020

NA, Baltimore, MD 21250

Baltimore Composers Forum presents a virtual “Mini(ature) Concert.” Pieces on the concert—all one minute or less—are either videos of members performing their own works, sound recordings with synchronized score, or electronic pieces accompanied by visual images. Watch the concert at either Sunday, September 27 at 8:00pm or stream it on demand once the event is posted. For further information, text 443-613-8958 or email This project is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council ( Composers and titles: Jin- Hwa Choi: A Sound Pot Anna Rubin: Salty & Sweet Ray Fields: PSA1 Heart Beat Victor Frost: Minuet Harriet Katz: Greeting the New Year George F. Spicka: Flicker Garth Baxter: The Little Flirt Keith Kramer: Amalgam Josh Levin: Clarinet Lab - Part 3, Interlude Elozabeth Skola Davis: (TBA) Jonathan Newmark: Crooked Brook Gavin Brown: Minute Symphony Ljiljana Jovanović: B(rushed) Morning

Baltimore Women’s Advisory Board: Financial Wellness — Mobilizing the Financial Power of Women

09/30/2020 to 09/30/2020

Zoom Webinar, Baltimore, MD 21202

When you invest in a woman, change happens! From everyday spending to long-term financial planning, effective money management is essential. Join the GBC’s Baltimore Women’s Advisory Board as we discuss financial wellness, finance 101, fears and the untapped potential of the female economy. This must-attend event moderated by BWAB Co-Chairs Christine Aspell, Managing Partner of KPMG, and Sabina Kelly, Greater Maryland Market President at Bank of America, along with an all-star panel of finance experts. Event details: When: Wednesday, September 30, 2020; 10 a.m. (Registration closes at noon, September 29.) Where: Virtual Webinar via Zoom Cost: GBC members: Free, Non-members: $25 Register:

Parkinson’s Support Group

10/13/2020 to 10/13/2020

online, online, MD 00000

A group for people with Parkinson’s, as well as their family and caregivers. Come join us today!
 Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Via Zoom Meeting/Phone. Free and open to the community. For more information and to register, contact Caitlin Rife: Live-captioning may be available with a 48-hour notice through Maryland Relay Service. Sponsored by Jewish Community Services, Edward A. Myerberg Center, and the Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center of Johns Hopkins University.

MAPS Living with Parkinson’s Symposium 2020

10/18/2020 to 10/25/2020

PO Box 450, Brooklandville, MD 21022

MAPS Living with Parkinson’s Symposium goes virtual for 2020. Maryland Association for Parkinson Support (MAPS) will be holding their second annual symposium online via Zoom on October 18th and 25th from 12:00 to 3:30 pm. Instead of one long day, the program will be held on two consecutive Sundays with two keynote speakers, Dr. Ariane Cometa and Dr. Nadia Yusuf. They will be discussing holistic medicine for Parkinson’s Disease and mental health in the time of COVID-19. Additionally, there will be breakout sessions with speakers presenting on educational topics targeted to community members living with PD and their carepartners. Learn about CBD, meditation, healing touch, the importance of exercise and various exercise programs for PD (Rock Steady Boxing, dance, PWR!Moves, and LSVT BIG). There will even be a Carol King Singalong! Tickets are $40.00 until October 1st then $50.00 for access to both days of fun and information. Registration for this event is open at Living with Parkinson's 2020 Virtual Symposium happens Sunday October 18th and Sunday October 25th 12:00 - 3:30 pm on Zoom. Early bird registration is open now at Maryland Association for Parkinson Support, Inc. | PO Box 450, Brooklandville, MD 21022 | | (443) 470-0279.