The Week Ahead

December 19, 2005


CHARTER SCHOOLS -- The Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners will meet at 5:30 p.m. at 200 E. North Ave. The board is expected to vote on charter school applications.

COUNCIL TO MEET -- Baltimore County Council will meet in legislative session at 7 p.m. at 400 Washington Ave. The council is expected to vote on a proposal that would make it more difficult to build houses near crowded schools.


CARROLL COMMISSIONERS -- Carroll County commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. in Room 300A of the County Office Building in Westminster. The agenda will include a request to set up a jail-diversion program for substance abusers. 410-386-2043.

JEWELRY MAKING -- A holiday jewelry making class will be offered for those age 55 and older by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way. The cost, which includes materials, is $20. 410-313-7279.


HOMELESS MEMORIAL -- A memorial service will be held for homeless men and women who died in Baltimore at 4:30 p.m. in the park next to St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, 120 Front St.

SOLSTICE HIKE -- Jug Bay Wetlands will hold a winter solstice hike in the woods from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian. Reservations are required. Entrance fee is $3, and $2 for seniors and children younger than age 18. 410-741-9330.


CRAFT SALE -- The final day of the Holiday Extravaganza, a pottery show and sale featuring work from 25 local artists, will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Baltimore Clayworks, 5707 Smith Ave. 410-578-1919 or


MUSIC AT THE MARKET -- Lexington Market will continue its "Fresh Music at the Market" series with a performance by Spice, a rhythm and blues jazz group, from noon to 2 p.m. The market is at 400 W. Lexington St. Admission is free.


ROLLER SKATING -- A community skate day will be sponsored by Hadassah and the Jewish Federation of Howard County from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Supreme Sports Club, 7080 Deepage Drive, Columbia. The cost is $20 a family. 410-418-9262

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