Garden tourStroll through the garden at the Baltimore...


August 19, 1999|By Lori Sears

Garden tour

Stroll through the garden at the Baltimore Conservatory on Sunday during its "Afternoon in the Garden." Enjoy guided tours, garden lectures, refreshments and more. Avid and novice gardeners can learn gardening tips, and non-gardeners can savor the sights and scents of the lavish garden. The event is sponsored by the Baltimore Conservatory and the Conservatory Association.

The event runs from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Baltimore Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, McCulloh Street and Gwynns Falls Parkway. $3. Call 410-396-0180.

Philippine festival

Enjoy an afternoon of Filipino arts, culture and foods Saturday at the Columbian Center in Severna Park. Learn all about the Pearl of the Orient Seas; take part in the tinikling -- a dance with fast-moving bamboo poles; play games, including mah-jongg, sungka and sipa; show off your skills in a yo-yo contest; shop at the sarisari store; and taste the islands' delicacies, including lumpia (Filipino egg roll), lechon (roast pig) and pancit (traditional noodle dish). The event is sponsored by Bayanihan, a Filipino-American alliance group.

The free festival takes place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Columbian Center, 335 Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. Free. Call 410-267-0734 or 410-923-0623.

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