Ncaa Events Around Town

March 14, 1995

The city of Baltimore and tournament host UMBC have planned the following events in conjunction with NCAA first- and second-round games at the Arena.

BALTIMORE SPRING HOOPLA TIP OFF

When: Tomorrow, noon.

Where: Harborplace Amphitheater, Pratt and Light streets.

Data: Major Kurt L. Schmoke, Gov. Parris N. Glendening and UMBC president Freeman Hrabowski will take part in the welcoming ceremony, which will include celebrity basketball shooting and music by pep bands from City College and Milford Mill High.

BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS

When: Thursday, 9:30 a.m.

Where: Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor.

Data: Stan Saunders of Channel 13 leads a panel of basketball experts in analyzing the games at the Arena. Panelists include Keith Mills of Channel 2, 98 Rock's Dave Sandler, Washington Bullets scout Paul Baker and Milwaukee Bucks scout David Yager. Admission is $20 and reservations are required. Call (410) 455-UMBC.

FIESTA DINNER BREAK

When: Thursday, 4:30 p.m.

Where: Baltimore Omni Hotel.

Data: During the break between sessions of the NCAA tournament, UMBC will present a Mexican fiesta buffet. Scores and games from other NCAA tournament sites will be broadcast. Admission is $20 and reservations are required. Call (410) 455-UMBC.

CHAMPIONSHIP PEP RALLY

When: Friday, 11:30 a.m.

Where: Harborplace Amphitheatre.

Data: Pep bands, cheerleaders and mascots representing NCAA tournament teams meet at Harborplace to cheer their teams to victory. Call (410) 332-4191.

DRIBBLE AROUND DOWNTOWN

When: Saturday, noon.

Where: Beginning at NationsBank Plaza.

Data: UMBC players and Channel 13's Kai Jackson and Pat Warren will lead children 8 to 12 years old through a basketball dribbling course starting at Market Place, site of the new Baltimore Children's Museum, and ending at Harborplace. Basketballs will be provided for the first 50 participants who register. Call (410) 727-8120.

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE

When: Sunday, 2 p.m.

Where: Downtown Baltimore.

Data: Cap off the week of festivities by taking in a Baltimore classic: the St. Patrick's Day Parade, beginning on Charles Street in Mount Vernon and ending on Pratt Street. Call (410) 837-4636.

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