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October 30, 2003

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NOW OR NEVER

Calling itself the "wildest race in town," the Zoo Zoom '03 will take place Sunday at the Baltimore Zoo in Druid Hill Park. The Zoom features two races: a 5-mile run beginning at 8 a.m., followed by a 1-mile Kids Fun Run at 9:30 a.m.

Participants are encouraged to dress in costume and earn prizes for their running skills, their costume skills or their running in costume skills. Registration must be submitted in advance by mail or online at www.ac tive.com. Packet pickup will be from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Sunday. Entry fees are $20 for the five-mile run and $10 for the one-mile race. Proceeds benefit the Zoo's Capital Campaign.

The Baltimore Zoo office can be reached at 410-396-7102 or on the Web at www.baltimorezoo.org.

-- Aron Davidowitz

COMING UP

The British are coming! The British are coming! Or at least their music is, to the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Today through Sunday, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, along with a choreographed cast of singers and dancers, presents "Pops Goes British!" a program celebrating popular British composers and artists. New Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly leads the BSO in this, his season debut.

The program will showcase hits from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita, Phantom of the Opera and Cats, songs by the Beatles, tunes by Elton John and more.

In honor of Halloween, audience members are invited to attend the shows tomorrow and Saturday dressed as their favorite Brit, from the past or present, and take part in a costume contest.

The "Pops Goes British!" program will take place at 2 p.m. today, 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. $25-$75. Call 410-783-8000.

-- Lori Sears

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