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September 2003
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Ongoing
The Gallery at the Creative Alliance is open from Wed.-Sat. 11a.m. till 5 p.m., and is also open to theater-goers prior to public performances. At The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Highlandtown, Baltimore. For further information call: 410-276-1651 or creativealliance.org

Wednesdays
The Johns Hopkins University will hold its weekly “Wednesday at Noon Series” in its Shriver Hall from noon-1 pm. A presentation of the 2003 Clio Award-winning commercials on October 1 will open the series. The program is free and open to the public.

Wednesdays Beginning Sept 10th
The Baltimore Architecture Foundation meets for a series of eight Wednesday lunchtime talks on urban design, public policy, and development. Topics for the fall include plans for the 100th anniversary of the Baltimore Fire, the re-opening of The Hippodrome, a trek along the Star Spangled Heritage Trail, and a report on the city‚s Project 5000. The Forum is a free weekly presentation open to the public and held at the Johns Hopkins Downtown Center, Charles and Fayette Streets. Guests are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.

Concert Series Begins Fri. Sept. 12th
The 2003-2004 Evergreen Concert Series begins at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12, with a performance by the New Century Saxophone Quartet in the Carriage House at Evergreen, 4545 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. It is the first of four Friday evening concerts honoring former Evergreen resident Alice Warder Garrett's tradition of bringing talented musicians to Baltimore and inviting audiences to interact with them. Since the inception of the concert series  in 1954, the Evergreen House Foundation has brought more than 189 emerging ensembles to Evergreen in celebration of Garrett's contribution to the arts. Tickets are $15 per person and all concerts begin at 8 p.m. A reception with the artists follows each performance. To make reservations or for information, call 410-516-0341 or visit jhu.edu/historichouses.

Beginning Wed., Sept. 17
Every Wednesday  the Senior Netwoek of North Baltimore offers Line Dancing courses. Learn a variety of line dances:  cha cha, country western, electric slide and more with Nancy Sullivan. It costs $25. For further information or to sign up, call 410-323-7131.

Fri., Sept. 19
Sergio and Odair Assad, a famous guitar duo, will give a concert at 8pm in the Friedberg Hall at Peabody Conservatory. For tickets and further details call 410-247-5320 or go to bcgs.org

Sat., Sept. 20
By popular demand, the Asian Arts & Culture Center will host its second Many Moons Festival with an expanded variety of performances, demonstrations, and displays to share and celebrate the richness and diversity of Asian cultural traditions. The day's event features traditional and innovative arts and crafts, music and dance, storytelling, martial arts, and delicious food and teas from across the world. Admission: $10 general; $5 members, students, and seniors; free for children under 12 with paid adults. To be held at the University Union.

Beginning Sept. 29
Start the New Year off with an exercise program at Senior Network of North Baltimore. It costs $15 and will be held Mondays and Tuesdays from 11am-noon. Call 410-323-7131 to sign up.

Until Oct. 5th
“HEDDA GABLER,” the masterful drama that feverishly examines the role of women in Victorian society, is playing at Everyman Theatre through Sunday, October 5th. Several performances are already sold out, so patrons are urged to purchase tickets in advance by calling the box office at 410-752-2208.

Beginning Oct. 8
Enjoy other events to be held at the Hopkins University Shriver Hall throughout the fall. Included are a dramatic performance, “The Road ’Round Ireland,” several dance performances, and lectures by authors Howard E. McCurdy and Fred I. Greenstein. Call the Office of Special Events at 410-516-7157 for more information.

October 8-13, 2003
Join the Senior Network of North Baltimore Trip includes 5 night deluxe hotel, tour of Quebec City and Montreal, cable car ride, gaming at Casino de Montreal and whale watching. Includes 5 breakfasts and 5 dinners and much more. For color brochure, prices, to sign up or for more information call 410-323-7131 and ask for Mary.

Public Service
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc. seeks volunteers to help in delivering meals, shopping for groceries, or acting as “phone pals” for clients. Meals are delivered between 11 am and 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday. For more information or to volunteer, call Erika Moore at 410-558-0932, ext. 3023.

Beginning Sept. 19th
The Greek Village Festival takes place Friday and Sat., September 19 and 20, from 11AM-12 Midnight , plus Sunday September 21, 12-6 PM, rain or shine, at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 24 W. Preston St. (corner of Maryland Avenue & Preston Street) in Baltimore City. This year’s theme recreates a "Greek Village in the heart of Baltimore," offering visitors traditional foods and pastries, colorful costumes and dancing, cultural exhibits and marketplaces, as well as glimpses into Greek and Greek-American life.

Until Sept. 20th
MARYLAND FEDERATION OF ART presents Assemblages by Tom Wells at MFA City Gallery, 330 N. Charles St.Baltimore, Maryland. Gallery Hours are Tuesday thru Saturday from 11am to 5pm.

Thu. Sept. 25
Maryland Energy Assistance Program personnel will be at the Joseph Center, 430 S. Broadway all day.  Learn what help may be available to make your home more energy-efficent. Call (410) 732-5000 to register.You must register in advance.
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