In Baltimore City Residents can discard hazardous...

City/County Digest

April 24, 2000|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Residents can discard hazardous household materials Saturday

Residents can get rid of toxic materials from their garages and basements from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday during Household Hazardous Waste Day.

The drop-off points for items such as pesticides, herbicides, bleach, car batteries, oven cleaners and up to 10 tires are the Memorial Stadium parking lot on 33rd Street at Ellerslie Avenue and the Poly-Western parking lot, Falls Road and Cold Spring Lane. All items must be taken to these sites. No pickups will be made.

Information: 410-396-5916.

Mass. architect specializing in building reuse to lecture

Henry Moss, a Massachusetts architect who specializes in restoration and adaptive reuse of historic buildings, will discuss his work in a lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive.

Moss' firm, Bruner/Cott & Associates, designed the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, Mass., and the conversion of the former Sears distribution center in Boston to shops and offices. The lecture is sponsored by the Baltimore chapter of the American Institute of Architects and will be followed by a reception.

In Baltimore County

Seminar on domestic violence scheduled at hospital May 17

GOLDEN RING -- The auxiliary to the Baltimore County Medical Association invites the public and health care workers to a seminar on domestic violence from 9 a.m. to noon May 17 at Franklin Square Hospital Center.

Cpl. David Thomas of the domestic violence unit of the Montgomery County Police Department and Rebecca Foster, director of the Family Crisis Center in Dundalk, will speak at the seminar, called "How to Identify and Deal with Abusive Relationships."

The seminar is free but reservations are required. Information: 410-247-3686.

Westside Republican Club to honor members Sunday

RANDALLSTOWN -- Westside Republican Club will present awards for outstanding work to members at a meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday at Golden Dragon Inn on Liberty Road.

The awards are in recognition of work done for the party and the community. Honorees include Bernie Jackson, Robert Hoffman, Beverly Goldstein, Ken Kondner, Robbie Page, John Moylan and Jacqueline A. Fleming.

Information: 410-944-2545.

Pottery sale set next month at Towson University center

TOWSON -- The department of art at Towson University will hold its 28th annual Spring Pottery Sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 5 and 6 in the Center for Arts at Osler and Cross Campus drives.

The sale provides students with the opportunity to create and sell handcrafted works of art. In its 28-year history, the pottery sale has raised more than $70,000 for the art department.

Admission is free, and the public is invited. Information: 410-830- 2787.

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