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  • Things get gross starting October 4, 2002 at the Maryland Science Center’s exhibit “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body.” The exhibit runs through January 1, 2003 and includes 5,000 square feet of displays to help kids learn about health issues and the human body. The IMAX Theater will present a film, “The Human Body,” to complement the exhibit. Combination admission tickets, including all exhibits, an IMAX film and live demonstrations, are $15.50 for adults, $14.50 for seniors and $10.50 for children 3-12. Children under 3 admitted free. For general information, call 410-685-5225. The Maryland Science Center currently operates on a fall/winter schedule of: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday and Noon - 5 p.m. Sunday. IMAX Theater presents evening shows after Science Center hours Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

  • Come to the USS Constellation Museum at Pier 1 at the Inner Harbor on Saturday, October 12, 2002 from 2 - 3 p.m. to experience the “ghosts” on board the ship as Historian Glenn Williams addresses the questions and rumors about them. On Ocober 19, 2002, learn how Columbus came to America with explanations of 15th century navigating and hear haunting stories of the sea aboard the USS Constellation. Experience living on board the USS Constellation on October 26 and 27, 2002 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., as the ship’s company recreates life during the Civil War. Visit the ship on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24, 2002 from 12 - 4 p.m. to see “Civil War Santa,” who will share his recollections of holiday traditions that originated during the Civil War. On Saturday, November 23, make your own compass on board and find the North Pole from 12 - 4 p.m. Admission is $6.50 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 6-14, children ages 5 and under free, $5 for senior citizens. For information, call 410-539-1797 ext. 432.

  • Towson University’s Film and Video Society 2002 Annual Fall Film Series presents “Films about Film” with 4 different movie screenings:
    Monday, October 7, 2002–“Day for Night” (1973), Tom Brandau, faculty presenter

    Monday, October 14, 2002–“Hollywood Shuffle” (1987) Patrick Stearns, faculty presenter

    Monday, October 21, 2002–“Living in Oblivion” (1995) GT Keplinger, faculty presenter

    Monday, October 28, 2002–“Day of the Locust” (1975) Keith Tishken, faculty presenter

    All screenings begin at 7:30 p.m. in Van Bokkelen Hall Auditorium at Towson University. Admission to the films is free. For more information, please call 410-704-2787 or visit www.towson.edu/emf.

  • The Greater Baltimore Medical Center will hold a “Nearly New” sale during the week of Saturday, October 19, 2002 - Saturday, October 26, 2002. The sale resembles a second-hand department store and includes spring clothing for the entire family, household items, books, records and tapes, electronics, toys, linens, notions, jewelry and antiques. The sale makes a major contribution to GBMC. Sale hours are as follows:
    Saturday, October 19 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday, October 20 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Monday, October 21 4 - 8 p.m.

    Half price days:
    Wednesday, October 23 4 - 8 p.m.
    Thursday, October 24 4 - 8 p.m.

    Bag Day:
    Saturday, October 26 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


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This story was published on November 9, 2002.
  
NOVEMBER 2002
LOCAL NEWS
·NEWS BRIEFS
·CALENDARS:
· Hearing and Speech Agency to move to Seton Business Park
· Homewood Is Again ‘At Home’ on Charles Street
· Nonprofit Umbrella Group Calls for Increased State Support to Address Housing Crisis
· Legal Service Providers in Financial Crisis
· Poll Shows Marylanders Want Environmental Protections
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
·Book Review: LBJ at His Best and Worst
·Entertainment ‘Hot Picks’
·Book Review: War and Globalization by Michel Chossudovsky
SPEAKING OUT
·EDITORIALS:
·LETTERS
·Islamophobia: The New Menace
·Can God Bless America? Only if We Repent
· An Open Letter to America from a New Zealander
·Open Letter to Mayor Martin O'Malley and the Baltimore City Council
· Open Letter to The Economist Magazine
· Open-Ended Ballot Questions Deserve Defeat
· Why your vote won't matter
·The New Black Codes
· Muslims First, Citizens Second
·The Silent End of Memorials?
·US & Iraq: Who's Deterring Whom?
·Words of Wisdom from Arundhati Roy
·BATCH #4: Responses to the “Open Letter to America from a Canadian”
·The Politics of Low Attendance
·Guns! Guns! Guns!
·Nonprofits Sponsor Roundtable on Religious Persecution and Refugees
NEWS MEDIA CRITIQUE
·Media Shortchange Coverage of State Legislatures
·A Free Press, but for Whom?
·Times, NPR Change Their Take on DC Protests
·Miller (held over): In the Wake of 9-11, the American Press Has Embraced a ‘Demented Caesarism’
NATION & WORLD
· Harvard Study: Does Your Vote Count? Depends on Where You Cast It.
· Sonar and Marine Life Don’t Mix
· Human Rights Watch Faults US for Backing Afghan Warlord
· Logging Bill Before Congress Is Called “Political Armageddon for Forests”
· U.S Financial Aid To Israel: Figures, Facts, and Impact
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