(Updated 7/19/07) The Arc of Baltimore MISSION STATEMENT To ensure that people with developmental disabilities have maximum opportunities to actively participate in all aspects of community life and to offer programs and services that support them in doing so.
If you’d like to receive this “calendar of events” on a regular basis, please contact Teresa Conroy, [email protected]
– 410-296-2272, extension 5337 – you’ll be added to our e-mail list
FRIDAY-SUNDAY JULY 20th 22th ~26th ANNUAL ART SCAPE~ Artists include Los Lonely Boys, Crawdaddies, Keyshia Cole…Enjoy the arts
THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS th JULY 5 – July 22nd ~TOUCH OF SPRING~ By Ben Logan, emphasizes the importance of relationships, family values, personal struggles and triumphs and unconditional love. Mary is going to find that true love can last. Directed by Gordon Parks. Where: Fells Point Corner Theatre 251 S. Ann St. 21231 Cost: $15 Seniors/Students $12 Time: Thursdays, Fridays & Saturday show times 8pm Sunday show times 7pm Contact: (410) 276-7837
Where: Mt. Royal Ave.Cost: FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Contact: baltimoresun.com Time: See schedule in The Sun
SWINGING TALK ~WEDNESDAY JULY 25th ~ Swingin’ Swamis, known for their energetic fusion of funk swing will perform. -1-
Where: Carroll Mansion 800 E. Lombard St.
Enjoy summer sounds of jazz every 1st Thursday during the summer months. Where: Hopkins Plaza
Contact: 443-514-5900 FRIDAYS JULY 13th ~ FILMS ALFRESCO~ Some movies include Moonstruck, DaVinci Code, American Graffiti. Where: High & Stiles Streets, Little Italy Time: Entertainment starts at 7 movie at 9pm Cost: FREE!!!!!!!!! Call: littleitalyrestaurants.com
SATURDAY JULY 25th, AUGUST 8th, 11th, 15th ~WATER SKIING~ The weather is warming up so it’s time to hit the water? Once again BARS is providing individualized instruction in “sit down” water skiing. Trained volunteers will be on hand to provide top quality instruction for the never ever to the advanced water skier. Where: Rocky Point Park Time: 10a -5p:7/14, 4p -8p:7/25, 4p -8p 8/8, 9a -2p:8/11, 4p-8p:8/15 Cost: $17 members and $22 nonmembers Contact: Pamela Lenhart at (410) 771-4606 or (443) 491-3227 or email to [email protected]
FRIDAY SATURDAY JULY 20th, 21st ~SO LONG HARRY~ All Muggles welcome the new Harry Potter Book. Watch a show by fire performers. Where: Daedalus Books 5911 York Road, Cost: FREE!!!! Time: Friday & Saturday 11:45p, Contact: 410-464-2701
SUNDAY AUGUST 5th ~KAYAKING~ BARS sponsors this event. Beautiful, scenic kayak tour on the mouth of the Gunpowder River.
THURSDAY AUGUST 2nd ~ SUMMER JAZZY NIGHTS~ -2-
Where: Gunpowder State Park Hammerman Area Cost: $35 members $40 nonmembers Time: Contact: Pamela Lenhart at 410 7714606 or 443-491-3227 or email [email protected]
the Hughes Family Outdoor Movie Theater, as part of its Flicks From The Hill outdoor film series. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and find yourself a great spot on Federal Hill to watch this inspirational film. Where: Federal Hill Time: 9pm Cost: FREE!!!!!!!!!!!! Contact: 410-244-1900
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2nd ~ART ON THE TRAIL~ State Arts Council features contemporary art from artists, distributed along the Gwynn Falls Trail Where:4500 Franklin Town Rd.21229 Cost: FREE!!!!!!!! Time: 10am-11:30ama Contact: 410-448-5663 www.gwynnfallstrail.org
SUNDAY JULY 22nd ~FISHING~ Fishing for a day! Go for the big one! Where: Meet at 7215 York Road. Snacks/sodas/sandwiches included Time: 1:00pm-Return at 9:30pm Cost: $80.00 Call 410-296-2272x 5337 or email [email protected]
WEDNESDAY JULY 25th ~AMC THEATERS “FLUSHED AWAY” Where: Your local AMC Theater Time: 10:00am showing Cost: FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! www.amctheater.com
SATURDAYS THRU SUNDAY OCTOBER 28 ~AT FREEDOM’S DOOR: CHALLENGING SLAVERY IN MARYLAND~ This exhibit explores the history of slavery in Maryland. There are historical artifacts and contemporary artworks or display. Where: Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St. & the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St.
THURSDAY JULY 19th ~FLICKS FROM THE HILL~ Experience movie watching al fresco, when the American Visionary Art Museum presents a screening of the film Seabiscuit in -3-
Call 443-263-1800, 410-685-3750 or mica.edu/artfreedomsdoor SATURDAY AUGUST 25th BOCCE TOURNAMENT Advance registration required. Tournament is open to novice players and experienced. Awards, souvenir t-shirts. Where: 210 Stiles St. Little Italy 21202 Time: 10:00am Cost: $12.50 individual Contact: Mike Naugle 410-396-5766
Things to do in Baltimore anytime: ~SUNDAYS~ ~ARTIST MARKET ON THE WATERFRONT~
Original artworks for show and sale, live music, more. Where: Inner Harbors West Shore Park, Light Street between the Visitor Center and Maryland Science Center. Time: 11am-6pm Cost: FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
SATURDAY DECEMBER 8th ~RADIO MUSIC CITY HALL ROCKETTES CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR 75th ANNIVERSARY~ How about a trip to see the Rockettes this coming holiday season? After the show spend time browsing the beautiful New York City during the holiday season. Where: Meet your Tour Guide in the back parking lot of 7215 York Road Cost: $180.00 tickets, tips, meals included. Time: Bus leave from 7215 York Road 7am returns 10:30pm Contact: Teresa Conroy (410) 2962272 x5337 [email protected]
~Baltimore Museum of Art~
N. Charles & 31st Streets 443-573-1832
10 Art Museum Drive. www.artbma.org FREE- Wednesday thru Friday 11am – 5pm; Saturday & Sunday 11am – 6pm Join them for live music, performances, tours, and talks on Free First Thursday Evenings from 5pm-8pm
~The Walters Art Gallery~ 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 410-547-9000 www.thewalters.org -4-
FREE-Wednesday thru Sunday 11am – 5pm; Friday 11am – 8pm
410-685-3750 http://www.mdhs.org/index.html FREE – First Thursday of each month ~Baltimore Civil War Museum~
~Contemporary Museum~ 100 West Centre St., Baltimore, MD 21201 410-783-5720 www.contemporary.org FREE- Wednesday thru Sunday Noon – 5pm Suggested Donation other nights $5.00
President Street Station 601 President Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 (410) 385-5188 http://www.mdhs.org/explore/baltcivil war.html Children 12 and under free Adults - $4; children 13 - 17 years, students with ID and seniors - $3
~Reginald F. Lewis Museum~ 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 443-263-1800 www.africanamericanculture.org General Admission-$8.00/person
~Fells Point Maritime Museum~ 1724 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (410) 732-0278 http://www.mdhs.org/explore/maritim e/index.html Children 12 and under free Adults - $4; children 13 - 17 years, students with ID and seniors - $3
~American Visionary Art Museum~ 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230 410-244-1900 www.avam.org General Admission$11.00/person
~Fire Museum of Maryland~
~Fort McHenry National Monument and Shrine~ 2400 East Fort Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21230-5393 410/962-4290 http://www.nps.gov/fomc/ Children 15 and under, free; $5.00 for adults 16 and over.
1301 York Road, Lutherville, MD 21093 (410) 321-7500. Hours are 11am – 4pm Saturdays $6, $5 for seniors & firefighters, $4 for ages 2-12 More than 40 fire engines on display, fire history & fire-prevention lessons, kids’ activities.
~Maryland Historical Society~ 201 W. Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-4674
~Hampton National Historic Site~ -5-
535 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286 410.823.1309 x226 http://www.nps.gov/hamp/index.htm Free access to the farm, the family cemetery, slave quarters, carriages, state champion trees, and more.
FUN IN THE SUN – PARKS
~Irish Railroad Workers Museum~ 920 Lemmon Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 (410) 669-8154. http://www.irishshrine.org/ The museum is always available for visitors. A glass wall allows visitors to see inside the museum from the back yard. The museum is available on most Saturdays for a guided tour of the inside of the museum plus a screening of a Baltimore Irish history video. All tours are free.
~BALTIMORE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND PARKS~
The Baltimore County Department of recreation and Parks and the local recreation councils offer a huge variety of recreational opportunities and services COUNTYWIDE! All programs are highlighted in a publication called Leisure Resources. The newsletter is available on line at www.baltimorecontyonline.info. If you do not have access to a computer, please feel free to call 410-296-7667 and The Arc will mail you a copy
~Mother Seton House on Paca Street~ 600 North Paca Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 http://www.mothersetonhouse.org/in dex.html 410 523 3443 Admission: Free ~BABE RUTH MUSEUM~ 216 Emory Street (410) 727-1539, ext. 3015 Admission: $6, $4 for seniors, $3 for ages 5-16, free for members & under 5
~CARROLL PARK~ 1500 Washington Blvd 117 acres, rarely too noisy or crowded -6-
Parks open now, white sand beach opens Memorial Day weekend. Cost: $7 weekends, $6 weekdays
2801 Harford Road English landscape garden on the grounds of the former estate of Johns Hopkins; features an old farmhouse that has been converted into an Italian villa with a tower and a view of the harbor and downtown
~PATTERSON PARK~ 200 S. Linwood Ave The city’s oldest park, 155 acres including open fields, a pagoda, and a pool and athletic fields ~ROCKY POINT BEACH AND PARK~ 2200 Rocky Point Road View of the bay, 75,000 square-foot guarded beach. Grills, picnic benches, volleyball court, playgrounds and golf course. Parks open now, beach opens Memorial Day weekend. Cost: $7 weekends, $6 weekdays; $2.50 after 4pm
~FEDERAL HILL PARK~ 800 Battery Ave Overlooking the Inner Harbor and downtown cityscape; used as a lookout point during the Civil War and War of 1812. Features monuments of historic figures ~LEONE RIVERSIDE PARK~ 1800 Covington St Quiet atmosphere, benches and a gazebo; view of the Harbor on its northern side. Public swimming pool in the summer.
~SANDY POINT STATE PARK~ Off U.S. Rte 50, Annapolis, at the western terminus of the Bay Bridge Beaches, fishing, hiking, boating, crabbing on the bay. Cost: $4 weekdays, $5 weekends/holidays.
~LOCH RAVEN RESERVOIR~ 9300 Loch Raven Drive, Parkville Space for relaxing, hiking, mountain biking, boating and fishing. ~OREGON RIDGE BEACH~ 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville -7-
Looking for vintage clothing, jewelry, art or knick-knacks? Well, this flea market is the place for you. Over 50 vendors will be on hand with amazing things and customers will be entertained by street performers and a DJ. Where: Parking Lot across from the Charles Theatre Time: 9am – 2pm Cost: FREE!! Email [email protected]
or visit www.loadoffun.net
THURSDAYS 35 local farmers will sell fruits, vegetables and flowers as well as breads, nuts and even dog biscuits. Where: Allegheny Ave. between York and Washington Avenue Hours: 11am-3pm Go to www.towsonchamber.com
Where: Under I-83 Hours: starting at 8am-12noon
~SIEDEL’S BOWLING CENTER~ Every second and fourth Friday of the month there is a concert IN the bowling alley. Two lanes are used for the concert and the rest of the Duckpin lanes are open for bowling. Where: 4443 Belair Road Time: 9:00 p.m. Cost: $10.00 For more information please call 410-485-5171 or go to the website at: rootscafe.org
Local farmers sell fruits, vegetables. Where: 32nd St. and Barclay St. Hours: 7am-12noon TUESDAYS
Where: 5100 Falls Rd. Village of Cross Keys Hours: 10am-2pm WEDNESDAYS
Where: 5201 Park Heights Avenue Race course Parking lot When: 10am-2pm
~BELTWAY MOVIES 6~ ALL SEATS $3.00 ALL TIMES!!! WHERE: Beltway Exit 32 South Please call 410-882-5911 for times and shows
FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH THRU OCTOBER ~STATION NORTH FLEA MARKET~ -8-
21202 #15 410-234-8967 Baltimore, Maryland 21211 www.midtownyoga.org 410-662-8626 [email protected]
~THE WELLNESS CENTER AT THE LEAGUE~ The League has MANY programs! There are aquatic classes, aerobic classes, yoga, and a premier fitness center. Please call 410-323-0500 or visit www.leagueforpeople.org for more information.
Bikram Yoga Yama Studio 911 West 36th Street 5710 Bellona Avenue Baltimore, Maryland 21211 Baltimore, Maryland 21212 410-243-2040 410-464-9000 www.bikramyogahampden.com www.yamastudio.com [email protected]
~MOTHER GOOSE~ The Canton Branch of the Library, 1030 S. Ellwood Avenue, has “Mother Goose On The Loose”for kids and caregivers every Tuesday. Age’s birth-24 months meet at 10am and ages 2-4 meet at 10:45am. For info: 410-396-8548.
Greater Baltimore Yoga Center 9628 Deereco Road, Timonium, Maryland 21093 410-560-2980 www.marylandyoga.com
COMMUNITY YOGA PROGRAMS Midtown Yoga Ahimsa Yoga 107 Preston Street 3000 Chestnut Avenue Baltimore, Maryland -9-