William Paca's 261st birthday Put on your red, white...


October 25, 2001|By Lori Sears

William Paca's 261st birthday

Put on your red, white and blue and celebrate the birthday of one of our nation's founding fathers - William Paca - Sunday at the William Paca House. Paca, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and a three-time Maryland governor, would have celebrated his 261st birthday. Visitors of all ages can tour the Paca House and have their picture taken with a life-size model of Paca. Children can create and decorate party hats, play Colonial games and sign a birthday card. Everyone is invited to a piece of birthday cake. Children may wear Halloween costumes.

The birthday celebration runs from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. Free. Call 410-267-7619.

`Family Day'

In honor of Arts and Humanities Month, the Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center is presenting a day of family events Sunday. "Family Day" kicks off with the Kinderman and his jovial act. There will be miniclasses in dance, drama and arts and crafts. Performers will include the Arena Players Youtheatre and Youth Jazz Combo. Tours are scheduled, and visitors can view the exhibit "The Storm Is Passing Over." Refreshments served.

"Family Day" runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Eubie Blake Center, 847 N. Howard St. Free. Call 410-225-3130.

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