Social scene springs up as winter winds down

On the Town

January 21, 1996|By SYLVIA BADGER

Social lions, take note -- the following events are guaranteed to help fight winter woes.

February

2: Maryland Chapter, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Indoor Golf Tournament at Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, Interstate 83 and Shawan Road. Registration 6 p.m., shotgun start 7 p.m. $100 per participant, plus one guest; $500 for a corporate foursome. (410) 435-3300

3: "A Night of Rock and Roll" sponsored by the Arlene Rosenbloom Wyman Guild at Martin's West, 6817 Dogwood Road. 7 p.m. $100. (410) 328-8607

5: Black-tie cigar dinner benefiting the Babe Ruth Museum at Ruth's Chris Steak House, 600 Water St. 6:30 p.m. $200. (410) 783-0033

8: Tops in Sports Banquet featuring national sports stars in the Towson Center at Towson State University, Cross Campus Drive. 5:30 p.m. $50. (410) 321-5772

9: Friends of Our Daily Bread's fourth annual benefit at Our Daily Bread soup kitchen, 411 Cathedral St. Black-tie. 7 p.m. $150. (410) 771-0468 or (410) 465-5045

10: Johns Hopkins Alumni Association Mid-Winter Ball at the Peabody Library, East Mount Vernon Place. 7:30 p.m. Black-tie preferred. $50 for alumni members and guests; $60 for nonmembers and guest. (410) 516-0363

10: Second annual Fire Ball, celebrating the 91st anniversary of the Engineering Society of Baltimore. Red-hot or black-tie attire. 9 p.m. at 11 W. Mount Vernon Place. $90. (410) 539-6914

11: Steve Allen show, benefiting the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem Woman and Infant Center, at the Meyerhoff, 1212 Cathedral St. 7:30 p.m. A minimum donation of $75 to the medical center necessary for a ticket. (410) 486-9303

16: An evening of "Bingo, Bach & Beethoven" to benefit the Handel Choir of Baltimore, at Harbor Court Hotel, 550 Light St. 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Dinner $60. Bingo cards cost $1 a card for games 1-10, and $5 for grand prize card. (410) 366-6544

17: Fourth annual Ballo di Carnevale, Baltimore/Genoa Sister City Committee. 7 p.m. Pikesville Hilton, 1726 Reisterstown Road. Black-tie or costume. $75. (410) 363-8561

17: The "Great Balls of Fire" Heart Ball to benefit the American Heart Association. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 300 Light St. 7:30 p.m. Black-tie. $250. (410) 296-2491

22: Gala preview party for "Painted Furniture: Faux, Fantastic and Fancy," the 26th annual Hunt Valley Antiques Show at Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, 245 Shawan Road. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. $80. Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland benefit. Show, $8, runs Feb. 23-25. (410) 669-9000

25: Roads to Recovery's Bull and Oyster Roast at the Arbutus Fire Department, 5200 Southwestern Blvd. 1 p.m.-6 p.m. $27. (410) 945-6761

March:

1: "Treasure Boxes and Treasures 1996," Maryland Committee for Children fund-raiser at Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, 300 S. Charles St., held in conjunction with Baltimore's ACC Craft Fair. Live and silent auctions of products by show exhibitors. 7 p.m. $75. (410) 752-7588

2: "Expressions," Baltimore School for the Arts annual fund-raiser, at the school, 712 Cathedral St. 7:30 p.m. $150. (410) 396-1185

2: Baltimore County League of Women Voters benefit, features musical satire group Capitol Steps. Goucher College Kraushaar Auditorium, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road. 8 p.m. $30. (410) 828-8869

3: Friends of Sarah's House Family Bull and Oyster Roast, Earleigh Heights Fire Hall, 161 Ritchie Highway. 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Adults $25; $8 for children 5-12. (410) 551-7722

5: Fifth Great Chef's Dinner, Linwood's, 25 Crossroads Drive, to benefit Child Abuse Prevention Center. Food by award-winning chef Lydia Shire, Biba and Pignoli restaurants in Boston. 6:30 p.m. $175. (410) 576-2414, Ext. 11

9: Boys and Girls Clubs of Maryland's Fifth Annual Garage Sale Gala at Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway. Live and silent auctions. 7 p.m. $35. (410) 276-5521

9: "Baseball, Books, and Brooks," featuring Hall-of-Famer Brooks Robinson. Sponsored by the Baseball Factory Foundation, Camden Yards Warehouse, sixth floor, 333 W. Camden St. Black-tie. 7 p.m. $150. (410) 992-9047

16: The Crystal Ball, sponsored by Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation, to benefit University of Maryland Cancer Center. Martin's West, 6817 Dogwood Road. Black-tie. 7:30 p.m. $100. (410) 328-8607

16: St. Patrick's Night to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at Bambino's Pub at Camden Yards. 9 p.m. $35 advance and $40 at door. (410) 771-9000

21: Eggscapes Opening Reception at Maryland Historical Society highlights Mitzi Perdue's Faberge-style decorated eggs. 5:30 p.m. $50. (410) 685-3750, Ext. 326

23: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fund-raiser, Pimlico race track Sports Palace, Hayward and Winner avenues. 8 p.m. $50. (410) 771-9000

23: St. Agnes Foundation gala, featuring comedian Paula Poundstone, at Stouffer's Harborplace Hotel, 202 E. Pratt. 6 p.m. Black-tie. $150. (410) 368-3155

24: "Four Cantors Celebrate Jerusalem 3000," a benefit concert at Temple Oheb Shalom, 7310 Park Heights Ave. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25, $50, $100. (410) 385-0105

27: Parents Anonymous of Maryland's annual fund-raiser at Hyatt Regency Hotel, 300 Light St. 6 p.m. $100. (410) 889-2300

27-30: Art Blooms at the Walters Art Gallery, fresh flower arrangements interpret Walters works of art. 6 p.m. Wednesday opening reception $60, followed by three days of programs and lectures. Call for times. (410) 547-9000, Ext. 305

30: Baltimore Choral Arts Society chorus-sponsored auction at Towson State Student Union, Osler Drive. Black-tie optional. 7 p.m. $15. (410) 523-7070

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