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News from around the Baltimore region

April 04, 2005

TODAY

Harford school board

The Harford County Board of Education will hold a business meeting at 7 p.m. in Aberdeen High School's Center for Educational Opportunity, 253 Paradise Road, Aberdeen. 410-838-7300.

Howard County Council

The Howard County Council will meet in legislative session at 7:30 p.m. in the Banneker Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City.

TOMORROW

Foreign policy address

Shaun Donnelly, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for economics and business, will speak to the Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs on "Economics in United States Foreign Policy" at 6 p.m. at the World Trade Center, 401 E. Pratt St. Admission is free to council members, $15 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. 410-727-2150 or bcfaprograms@ aol.com.

Human trafficking

The University of Baltimore School of Law will examine the issue of human trafficking with a panel discussion at 6 p.m. in the Poe's Publick House conference room of the school's John and Frances Angelos Law Center, 1429 Maryland Ave. 410-837-5739 or adavitt@ ubalt.edu

Harford County Council

The Harford County Council will hold a legislative session at 8 p.m. at council chambers, 212 S. Bond St., Bel Air. 410-638-3343, or www.co.ha.md.us/council/Agenda.cfm.

WEDNESDAY

Preservation task force report

The Baltimore City Council will receive a briefing on a report prepared by the Commission on Historical and Architectural Preservation Task Force at 5 p.m. in council chambers, City Hall, 100 N. Holliday St.

Bird watching

Carroll County Bird Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Westminster Senior Center, 125 Stoner Ave. The program will be on the Earth Span Chesapeake Bay Bald Eagle Tracking Project. 410-857-1109.

THURSDAY

Criminal Justice Day

The theme of the third annual Criminal Justice Day at Coppin State University will be "Healing Juvenile Delinquency: What Works, What Doesn't." The event, sponsored by the university and the Maryland Justice Coalition, will include speakers, panel discussions and forums from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Tawes Center Ballroom, 2500 W. North Ave. 410-951-3052 or 410-366-0600.

Nobel laureate to speak

The Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries will present "From Lake Wobegon to Stockholm: Personal Reflections" a talk by Professor Peter Agre, co-recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in chemistry. There will be a reception at 5 p.m. and a lecture at 6 p.m. at Evergreen Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St. The event is free, but reservations are required. 410-516-7943.

FRIDAY

Book sale in Bel Air

A book sale to benefit the Bel Air library branch will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Bel Air. The sale, featuring new and used books, jigsaw puzzles, video tapes, CDs and DVDs, also will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 410-638-3151.

SATURDAY

The flag as art

The Flag House and Star-Spangled Banner Museum will present a symposium, "Painting the Breeze, the Flag as Art and Symbol," featuring nine speakers from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum, 844 E. Pratt St. The cost is $35 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. To register, call 410-837-1793.

SUNDAY

Civil War talk

The Hampton National Historical Site will present a talk by Daniel Carroll Toomey, author of The Civil War in Maryland, on what was happening in the Hampton area during the Civil War. The hourlong presentation will be at 2 p.m. at 535 Hampton Lane in Towson. 410-823-1309.

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