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March 12, 1998|By John Coffren

BSO performs 'Creation'

Haydn's oratorio "The Creation," will be performed by world-renowned conductor Sir Neville Marriner (pictured), the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and soprano Karen Clift, tenor Anthony Griffey and baritone Chen-Ye Yuan today, tomorrow and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. Ticket price ranges from $20 to $53. Call 410-783-8000.

Greenfire

Cozy up to melancholy Celtic sounds when the chamber ensemble Greenfire (Ken Kolodner, Robin Bullock [pictured] and Laura Risk) plays Concerts at Mays Chapel, 11911 Jenifer Road, Timonium, tomorrow at 8:30 p.m. Hear cuts from "Walking Stones," the group's first CD. Tickets cost $15. Call 410-922-5210 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Jewish Film Festival

An Auschwitz survivor attempts to rebuild his life and an evil sorcerer attempts to summon a golem to life. These are two of the stories told at the 10th annual Jewish Film Festival sponsored by the Jewish Community Center at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., starting Saturday and running through April 5. Films, performance dates and times are: "The Truce," Saturday at 8:30 p.m.; "A Life Apart: Hasidism in America," Sunday at 3 p.m.; "Memoirs of a River," Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.; "The Long Way Home," March 24 at 7:30 p.m.; "Passover Fever," April 4 at 8:30 p.m.; "Aaron's Magic Village" (pictured) and "Ma Zeh" (What's This?), a six-minute short, April 5 at 3 p.m. Tickets cost $6, except "A Life Apart," which costs $7.50. Call 410-323-1717.

Vulkon Baltimore

Proceed at high warp speeds to investigate Vulkon Baltimore at the Sheraton Baltimore North, Dulaney Valley Road and Towsontown Boulevard, Towson, 10 a.m. to midnight on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Celebrity guests Robert Beltran, Chakotay from "Star Trek: Voyager," and Jennifer Hetrick, Vash from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" will sign autographs, answer questions and join panel talks. Tickets cost $20; children under 10 are free if accompanied by an adult. Call 800-479-8735.

Greatest Show On Earth

Where can you see a 2-ton hippopotamus named Zusha, delight to the aerial high jinks of the Flying Caballeros and thrill to Mark Oliver Gebel's command over an animal menagerie? Where else? Under the Big Top at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the Baltimore Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St., beginning today, at 7 p.m., through March 22. Performance dates and times are: tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturday at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday at 7 p.m.; Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; March 19 and 20 at 7 p.m.; March 21 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and March 22 at 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.50 to $35. Call 410-347-2010.

Around the Harbor

St. Patty's Day

Get your Irish up and out for the St. Patrick's Day Celebration, which actually begins Sunday at 1:40 p.m. with the 5K Shamrock Run preceding the Baltimore St. Patrick's Parade at 2 p.m. The parade begins at the Washington Monument, then proceeds south on Charles Street to east on Pratt Street to Market Place. The Shamrock Run follows a similar route down Charles but then extends to Conway and Light streets to a turnaround point on Key Highway before it reaches Pratt Street and finishes at Market Place.

On Tuesday, the Fells Point Broadway Market, Broadway

between Lancaster and Thames streets, tosses a party from noon to 1 p.m. Enjoy performances by the Irish Edge and the Broesler School of Irish Dance, compete in the Leprechaun Look-A-Like Contest and then head over to Harborplace from noon to 2 p.m. to see strolling performers.

For more information on the parade, call 410-837-0685; for the Broadway Market party, 410-396-9177; and for Harborplace, 800-HARBOR-1.

Lax to the max

Trace the evolution of lacrosse from a tribal war game to a collegiate passion when the Lacrosse Museum and National Hall of Fame, 113 W. University Parkway, holds its grand opening Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Call 410-235-6882.

Get hooked

Get whisked away to Never-Never Land when J. M. Barrie's children's classic "Peter Pan" soars to life with Olympian Cathy Rigby in the title role at the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre, 25 Hopkins Plaza, Tuesday through March 22. Ticket prices range from $35.50 to $58.50. Performance dates and times are as follows: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Call 410-752-1200.

Pub Date: 3/12/98

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