The Week Ahead

Baltimore & Region

September 26, 2005


Disaster workshop -- The Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Baltimore City Health Department will present the first in a series of workshops on preparing for a natural disaster at 5 p.m. at the Edmondson library branch, 4330 Edmondson Ave. A second workshop will be held tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 400 Cathedral St.


Towson Roundtable -- Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith Jr. will host a roundtable discussion about Towson's future with community leaders, clergy and area merchants from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Towson High School, 69 Cedar Ave. Residents are invited to ask questions and make comments.

City state's attorney to speak -- Patricia C. Jessamy, Baltimore's state's attorney, will speak at the Mothers Against Drunk Driving's Northern Maryland Chapter meeting. The 6:30 p.m. meeting will be held at the Cockeysville library, 9833 Greenside Drive.


Western-Muslim relations -- A town hall meeting will explore "The Future of Western-Muslim World Relations" at 7:30 p.m. in the Arellano Theatre in Levering Hall at the Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St. The free event is part of "Hope not Hate," a global effort to encourage citizen dialogue after the Sept. 11 attacks.


Preserving keepsakes -- A program on "Preserving Family Keepsakes," including documents, photographs and heirloom fabrics, will be offered at 7 p.m. at Howard County's Glenwood library, 2350 Route 97, Cooksville. Anita Carrico of the Enoch Pratt Free Library and quilt expert Rosemary Clark will conduct the program. 410-313-5577.


Crafts festival -- The 27th annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road in Timonium. It will continue from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $7; children younger than age 12 will be admitted free. 800-210-9900 or


Country fair -- Pickersgill Retirement Community, 615 Chestnut Ave. in Towson, will hold its annual country fair and flea market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will include music, crafts and children's activities. Admission is free. 410-842-0420.

Apple festival -- The Darlington Apple Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Shuresville Road at Main Street (Route 161) in Darlington. Admission is free. 410-457-4189 or


Fall festival -- The Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Friends will hold a fall festival from noon to 5 p.m. at Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Road in Cockeysville. Admission is free to the fundraiser for childhood cancer research. 410-963-8125.

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