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December 18, 2003|By Julia Furlong

Motorcycle races

Like bikes? The Cockeysville Optimist Club and Baltimore County Trail Riders Association are holding the last of the "Timonium Motorcycle Races: Indoor Racing" Series at the Cow Palace on the Timonium State Fairgrounds Saturday. Sign-ups start at 3 p.m., practice starts at 5 p.m., time trials start at 6 p.m., and the races begin at 7:30 p.m. Riders and spectators of all ages are invited to join in on the excitement. Food and beverages will be available. Proceeds help fund the community activities of the Cockeysville Optimist Club.

The Timonium Fairgrounds is at 2200 York Road in Timonium. Tickets are $9 for adults, $4 for kids under 12 and free for kids under 6. For more information, call 410-661-MOTO or visit online at

Concert for kids

The 16th annual Christmas for Kids concert at Goucher College's Kraushaar Auditorium will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. The spirited concert introduces young children to classic music. It will feature local singer David DeBoy (who will be singing his "Crabs for Christmas"), Ronnie the Reindeer, the Choral Arts Society's Full Chorus, the Riderwood Elementary School Chorus and a visit from Santa. DeBoy's 2001 anniversary album, Crabs for Christmas for 20 Years, a collection of holiday classics sung in "Bawlamarese," will be sold in the lobby of the auditorium.

Tickets are $10. The Kraushaar Auditorium is at 1021 Dulaney Valley Road in Baltimore. For more information, call 410-523-7070 or visit

Music for 3 and older

There will be plenty of holiday cheer at "Kids' Christmas" Saturday at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be led by Associate Conductor Lara Webber. The shows, geared for ages 3 and up, will go on at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Tickets are $18-$25. The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall is at 1212 Cathedral St. in Baltimore. For tickets, call 410-783-8000 or visit www.bal

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