Here is a sampling of events planned as part of Women's History Month:
"Women's History: A Patchwork of Many Lives." Through March 31, Dundalk Community College, 7200 Sollers Point Road. Photography exhibit. Call (410) 285-9894.
"Women Writing About Women." Today, 8 p.m. Poets Eleanor Wilner and Sujata Bhatt will read. Merrick Hall, Goucher College. (410) 337-6250.
"Burning Times," 12 p.m.-1 p.m., today. Room 500C Cook Library, Towson State University. Women accused of witchcraft. Call (410) 830-2666.
Comic Bertice Berry performs in Student Services Center cafeteria, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway, Arnold. Noon. March 3. Also, at 7 p.m., a free lecture in Pacal Center for Performing Arts, "Can't Live With 'Em, Can't Live Without 'Em: Gender Differences Between Men and Women that Affect Our Relationships." Call 541-2425.
"Women and Homelessness: More Than Just Bag Ladies." 2 p.m., March 3, Evonne Butler, director, the Women's Housing Coalition. Towson State Women's Center. Call (410) 830-2666.
Women's History Month proclamation ceremony. March 3, 2 p.m. Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke and the Baltimore City Commission for Women will be joined by representatives of more than 40 women's organizations at City Hall to open Women's History Month. 396-4274.
"Women in Baltimore's History." 2 p.m., March 3; 12:20 p.m., March 4. Room 310 Human Development Building, Essex Community College. (410) 522-1218.
"El Salvador: One Woman's Struggle." Documentary: "Maria's Story." Noon, March 4. Take a brown bag lunch. Towson State Women's Center. Call (410) 830-2666.
Quilt Demonstration. 12:20 p.m., March 5. Room 129, Human Development Building, Essex Community College. (410) 522-1218.
Brown Bag Film Series. Begins with "As the Wind Rocks the Wagon." 12:30 p.m., March 5. Other films will be shown throughout the month. Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway, Arnold. Library Room 116. Call 541-2425.
"Perspectives on Matriarchy." March 5, 6 p.m., reception; 6:30 speakers; 7:30 p.m., discussion, Mudd Auditorium, Johns Hopkins University, Charles and 34th streets. Speakers are Dr. Lenora Foerstel, professor of history, Maryland Institute of Art; Dr. Fran Rothstein, professor of anthropology at Towson State University; Linda Thompson, adjunct professor of Women's Studies, Southern Connecticut State University. Call (410) 830-2666.
"Women at Work and Play." 12:30 p.m., March 6. Actress Verna Day, jazz musician Ruby Glover and the women of Forest Park Senior Center. Forest Park Senior Center, 4801 Liberty Heights Ave. Call (410) 466-2124.
Discussion. 5 p.m., March 8. Elizabeth Fee, Linda Shopes and Linda Zeidman, editors of "The Baltimore Book: New Views of Local History," speak about the contributions of women to Baltimore's history, 31st Street Bookstore, 425 E. 31st St. (410) 243-3131.
Rape prevention. Noon, March 9. Free lecture by Sgt. Bonnie Welsh, Anne Arundel County police, in the cafeteria of Anne Arundel Community College. Call 541-2425.
"Women's Issues Then and Now." Noon, March 9. Room 401, Dundalk Community College, 7200 Sollers Point Road. First in a series of open forum discussions for women of all generations, backgrounds and experiences. (410) 285-9894.
"Life and Work of Emily Dickinson." 12:20 p.m., March 9. Essex Community College. Room 310 Human Development Building (410) 522-1218.
"Globalizing Feminism." Noon, March 11. Speaker is Marie Jose-Regab, international director, National Organization for Women. Towson State Women's Center. Call (410) 830-2666.
"African-American Women: Their Attributes and Contributions." 12:20 p.m., March 11. Essex Community College. Room 215, College Community Center. (410) 522-1218.
"Tea and Booktalks." 2 p.m., March 11. $5 per person. Hotel/restaurant management students will give an English high tea in the college cafeteria and faculty and staff will discuss books such as Susan Faludi's "Backlash." Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway, Arnold. Advance reservations required. Call 541-2533, 2426, 2769.
"African-American Women: Their Attributes and Contributions," 12:20 p.m.-1:15 p.m., March 11. Room 215, College Community Center, Essex Community College. (410) 522-1218.
"Women in Religion." 12:30 p.m., March 13. Meet ministers and ministers' wives. Forest Park Senior Center, 4801 Liberty Heights Ave. Call (410) 466-2124.
NOW meeting. 7:45 p.m. March 12. Panel discussion: "Women in the Media," Bykota Senior Center, 611 Central Ave. Towson. Call (410) 889-0593.
Anne Arundel County Women's Fair: "Women of Today: Rediscovering Our Past -- Redefining Our Future." 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 14. Topics include creative risk taking, high-fashion jewelry, sexual harassment, self-defense, self-esteem. Fee is $8. People's Resource Center, Crownsville. Call (410) 541-2784.
"Women's Work." Slide presentation on the work of women artists. 12:20 p.m., March 18. Room 310 Human Development Building. Essex Community College. (410) 522-1218.