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October 23, 1997|By Jarrett Graver

Around the world

Offer your children a more sophisticated air this Saturday by taking them to the Chesapeake Children's Museum's first "Round the World Festival" at Anne Arundel Community College. The festival will expose children of all ages to various multicultural activities, including arts and crafts, storytelling, native dancing and games from around the globe. The silent auction allows patrons to bid on both international and local products, and area restaurants will provide tastes of ethnic and regional cuisine. Musical entertainment includes Barry Louis Polisar, the Brazilian Pop Group and more.

The Chesapeake Children's Museum's "Round the World Festival" will be held Saturday 4 p.m.-9 p.m. in the Anne Arundel Community College student cafeteria, 101 College Parkway, Arnold. Tickets are $10 for children and students and $15 for adults. Free for children under 2. Call 410-266-0677.

International harvest

Harvest some autumn fun this Saturday at the Greenmount International Harvest Festival. The festival features an international fashion show as well as arts and crafts corner. Local restaurants and area international grocery stores will provide ethnic delicacies. The entertainment portion of the festival will be staged at two areas, the Waverly Towers Shopping Center and 32nd Street, and will feature the Baltimore Islanders Steel Band, Mambo Combo and local high school jazz quartets. Scooby the Clown, KinderMan, jugglers and storytellers will be present.

The Greenmount International Harvest Festival will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the 2800 to 3500 blocks of Greenmount Avenue. Admission is free. Call 410-516-1011.

Return to Union Square

The past, present and future converge this Saturday in the 1500 block of W. Lombard Street, as the Union Square Association Inc. celebrates three major events: The rededication of Union Square Park; the opening of the Neighborhood Design Center's new offices at the Enoch Pratt Branch No. 2; and the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Gilmore Street Park. The events will be accompanied by arts and crafts exhibitions, pony rides, musical entertainment, food and an appearance by Mayor Kurt Schmoke.

The various activities will be held on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the 1500 block of W. Lombard Street. Admission is free. Call 410-767-4544.

Pub Date: 10/23/97

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