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April 27, 2000|By Charlotte Newman

Maryland Day 2000

If you'd like the opportunity to make slime, test a polygraph machine, visit an insect petting zoo, watch a hurricane, get tips on golf swings and enjoy a wide variety of live music and dance performances, attend Maryland Day 2000 at the University of Maryland, College Park. This free festival emphasizes learning, exploring and fun, while promoting the university as a member of the community. The entire campus will come alive with more than 200 activities for everyone to enjoy.

Maryland Day takes place Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The university is located at University Boulevard at Adelphi Road. Admission and parking are free. Call 301-405-4621.

'Treasure Island'

Join the race for the treasure with Pumpkin Theatre's unique version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story "Treasure Island," opening tomorrow at St. Timothy's School for Girls. This interactive play allows children to sing pirate songs along with the cast of adults and kids. The show is followed by autograph sessions with cast members.

Performances are at St. Timothy's School for Girls in Stevenson. Show times are 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday and May 7, 13 and 14. Tickets are $8-$10. Call 410-828-1814.

BSO children's concert

Art comes to life in a blend of music and dance at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's children's concert. Works that inspired Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" will become animated on the stage. This concert is programmed especially for families with children ages 7-12.

The concert takes place Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. Tickets are $10. Call 410-783-8000.

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