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March 17, 2005|By Ann McArthur

`The Three Bears'

Get seats that are just right at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's performance of The Three Bears Saturday. In addition to being set to music, the children's tale about a little girl's journey into the forest is narrated and features dancing by the Baltimore School for the Arts Dancers. The concert is geared toward children ages 3-6 and their families.

"The Three Bears" will be performed Saturday at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. Admission is $12-$15. Call 410-783-8000 or visit

Get slimed

Kids can get green and gooey in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day Saturday and Sunday at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. The young scientists in the family will get the chance to use Mr. Bunting's "Miracle Cream" to create their own green slime that they can take home. The rest of the family can explore all the exhibits at the museum for just $1 this weekend.

The slime-making event takes place from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Baltimore Museum of Industry at 1415 Key Highway. Admission is $1. Call 410-727-4808 or visit

Easter egg hunt

The Easter Bunny is up to its annual antics Saturday, hiding eggs for the Easter egg hunt at the newly remodeled Baltimore Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Kids ages 7 and under can participate in the egg hunt, while the older kids can celebrate the coming Easter holiday with arts and crafts, games and face painting.

The egg hunt and other activities take place Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Baltimore Conservatory in Druid Hill Park, at the intersection of McCulloh Street and Gwynns Falls Parkway. Call 410-396-7900.

- Ann McArthur

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