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April 18, 2005

TODAY

Job fair in Baltimore

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings will sponsor a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 5th Regiment Armory, 29th Division Street, Baltimore. People seeking jobs will be able to meet with dozens of potential employers and attend free workshops on job search and interview techniques.

Meeting for immigrants

New arrivals can learn about city services at Baltimore's first immigrant town hall meeting, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sojourner-Douglass College auditorium, 200 N. Central Ave. Spanish, French, Chinese and Korean interpreters will be on hand. 443-984-2561

TOMORROW

Judicial forum

Anne Arundel Community College Institute for Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Public Service will hold a forum on the Maryland judiciary at 6 p.m. in Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, 101 College Parkway. A panel of Maryland judges and a federal judge will discuss issues including the judicial selection process. 410-777-7390.

WEDNESDAY

Navy parade

The Naval Academy will present its annual formal spring parade in a salute to Annapolis at 4 p.m. on Worden Field. Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele will review the midshipmen. Visitors with photo identification can enter through Gates 1 and 3. 410-293-1520.

Affordable housing

A televised public hearing will be held at 5 p.m. in the Baltimore City Council chambers on legislation that would establish an affordable housing policy for new residential developments. The hearing will be in Room 408 at City Hall, 100 N. Holliday St.

THURSDAY

Lunchtime concert

Uncle Sam's Dixieland Band, featuring members of the U.S. Army Field Band under the direction of Jay Norris, will perform a free lunchtime concert as part of the University of Maryland School of Law's "Lunch Under the Pipes" series. People are encouraged to bring their lunch to the free concert, scheduled for noon in Westminster Hall, at Fayette and Greene streets.

Spelling bee

The Literacy Council of Carroll County will hold its annual "Spelin' Be" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, 1229 Washington Road, Westminster. Teams of three adult spellers from area businesses and groups will compete for prizes and the title of best spellers. Tickets are $15 and include a picnic-style dinner. 410-848-6506.

FRIDAY

Luncheon of Champions

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Baltimore will hold its annual Luncheon of Champions from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, 700 Aliceanna St. Dr. Peter L. Beilenson, city health commissioner, will be honored as this year's Champion for Children. Tickets are $50. 410-244-1465.

Children's choir to perform

The African Children's Choir will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. at St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church, 5401 Loch Raven Blvd. The choir is made up of children ages 5 to 12, many of whom have lost parents through war, famine or disease. The concert, which will include singing, dancing and storytelling, is free. A freewill offering will be taken.

SATURDAY

Vocal arts competition

The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs will present an emerging artists vocal arts competition at 5:30 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3200 Walbrook Ave. Admission is free. 410-367-9238.

SUNDAY

Free health screenings

Medical students from the University of Maryland will provide free health screenings and information at a community health fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Barclay Middle School, 2900 Barclay St., Baltimore. 410-728-9009.

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