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April 06, 2000|By Tom LoBianco

Arbor Day at Cylburn

Learn the importance of planting trees at an Arbor Day celebration Wednesday at the Cylburn Arboretum. Trees will be the focus of the day as city officials, students and many others plant them in celebration of Arbor Day. In addition, students will perform a skit, awards will be presented and trees will be donated to the arboretum in memory of individuals. On display will be exhibits from the Baltimore City Forest Conservancy, Horticulture Division Nature Display and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources-Forestry.

The Arbor Day celebration will be held 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday at the Cylburn Arboretum, 4915 Greenspring Ave. Free. Call 410-396-0180.

'Women in Dentistry'

The exhibit "A New Role Model: Women in Dentistry" explores the role of women in the dental industry at the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry. Dr. Lucy Beeman Hobbs (pictured) is highlighted for her achievements as the first woman to graduate from a recognized dental college (1866). A replica of Hobbs' office is on display, including dental tools of the late 19th century. The exhibit also features the achievements of other female dental pioneers, including Emiline Roberts Jones, Malvina Cueria, Ida Gray Rollins and Helen E. Myers.

"Women in Dentistry" runs through September, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays at the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry, 31 S. Greene St. $4.50; $2.50 youths, seniors and students; children 6 and under free. Call 410-706-0600.

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