Social calendar

MARYLAND SCENE

June 06, 1999|By Sloane Brown | Sloane Brown,Special to the Sun

June 6: "forte!" Cocktail party given by the Young Patrons of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres. Historic London Town Publik House and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road, Edgewater. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free. Call 410-280-0827.

June 11: "Zoomerang!99" Benefits new wart-hog exhibit at the Baltimore Zoo. Food and cocktails from area restaurants and caterers, dancing to music by six bands. The Baltimore Zoo, Druid Hill Park. 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Tickets $200. Call 410-396-7102.

June 12: "20 X 20 + 21." Maryland Institute, College of Art's alumni reunion and benefit. Proceeds go to President's Fund for Community Projects. Casual dining, cash bar, dancing, martini lounge. MICA Main Building, 1300 Mount Royal Ave. 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Tickets $21 and $50. Call 410-225-2339.

Around town

Bill Struever is known to many as the Baltimore developer who breathes new life into historic city structures (i.e., the American Can Co. and Tindeco Wharf). So how do you suppose this busy man about town gets around town? Forget 300 horsepower. Try one-man paddle power. Struever is a keen kayaker.

Every morning, Struever says, he kayaks from Locust Point to Fells Point for his morning coffee at the Daily Grind. Then he paddles to his office in Canton.

And when he has phone calls to return, he does so in the middle of the Baltimore harbor. No disturbances that way, he explains. Only the occasional tugboat to dodge.

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