O's tickets for kids:
Hundreds of Baltimore youngsters will be going to Orioles games in the next month, courtesy of first baseman Glenn Davis. Nearly 3,200 tickets to games in July, August and September are being distributed to youngsters and their families through six programs to help children in need, said Myra Schein of the Mayor's Office of Children and Youth, which is distributing the tickets. Davis personally chose the agencies that would receive tickets, Schein said. They are Baltimore City Foster Care; Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Maryland and the Eastern Shore;The Door neighborhood center;Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents;Project RAISE mentoring program and the Court Appointed Special Advocates program.Davis,who himself had a troubled childhood,and his wife,Teresa,are supporting a bot's home and a girl's home for abandoned and abused youngsters in his hometown of Columbus,Ga,.
A reunion of 110 former Children's Theater Association students and staff members will be held Saturday to honor Isabel B. Burger, 88, founder and original artistic director of the association. The tribute will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Burger's residence, where the teacher will receive a presentation later in the day. Burger established creative drama classes for children ages 8 to 12 in 1941 in Baltimore and continued on as artistic director of CTA until her retirement in 1966.