The Week Ahead

March 20, 2006

TODAY

BALTIMORE COUNTY COUNCIL -- The Baltimore County Council will meet in a legislative session at 7 p.m. in council chambers on the second floor at the County Courthouse, 400 Washington Ave., Towson. A public hearing will be held on landmarks list additions. 410-887-3196.

TOMORROW

CARROLL JOB FAIR -- The Carroll County Business & Employment Resource Center will hold a job fair from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 224 N. Center St., Westminster. Employers with job openings will attend. 410-386-2820.

WEDNESDAY

CITY SCHOOLS BUDGET -- The Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners will hold a hearing on the district's budget proposal for next school year at 6 p.m. in the first-floor boardroom at the administrative headquarters building, 200 E. North Ave.

FRIDAY

STATE'S FOUNDING -- The Maryland Historical Society and the Maryland Colonial Society will celebrate the anniversary of the state's founding at 1 p.m. with a wreath laying at the Cecilius Calvert statue at the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse and at 2 p.m. with a program at the historical society, 201 W. Monument St. Program admission is $8. 410-685-3750, ext. 321.

SATURDAY

MARBLE SHOW -- The 13th annual Greater Baltimore-Washington Marble Show, featuring marble games, a Chinese checkers tournament and sales of new and antique marbles, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Perry Hall Middle School, 4300 Ebenezer Road. Admission is $1 for adults, and 25 cents or one marble for children.

CIVIL WAR CONFERENCE -- Carroll Community College will sponsor "Maryland and the Civil War: A Regional Perspective" from 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 1601 Washington Road campus. The cost is $35 for Carroll residents and Maryland residents age 60 and above, $40 for out-of-county Maryland residents, and $45 for out-of-state residents. Children ages 8 to 12 will be admitted free with a registered adult. 410-386-8100.

SUNDAY

GREEK PARADE -- The Greek Independence Day parade will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Baltimore's Greektown. It will step off at 2 p.m. at Eastern Avenue and Haven Street, and will continue on Eastern and Ponca Street. The parade marks the 185th anniversary of Greek independence. 410-563-4735 or greekparade.com.

MARYLAND DAY -- The Historic Annapolis Foundation will open its sites to the public free of charge from noon to 5 p.m. for its annual Maryland Day festival, a family-oriented celebration of state history and heritage. Sites include: St. Clair Wright Center at 99 Main St.; William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George St.; The Barracks, 43 Pinkney St.; Historic Annapolis Foundation Museum Store, 77 Main St.; and Waterfront Warehouse, 4 Pinkney St. 410-267-8146 or annapolis.org.

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