City/county Digest

CITY/COUNTY DIGEST

May 02, 2006

Competition for Special Olympians set

The Special Olympics of Baltimore City will hold a competition today and Thursday at Morgan State University's Hughes Stadium. Today, a parade will form at 10 a.m. and begin marching at 10:45 a.m., and events will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. On Thursday, events will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission is free. Volunteers should report to the information desk at the track. Rain dates are Friday and Monday.

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins

Alumni to discuss Army experiences

Two alumni of the Johns Hopkins University will discuss their service with the Army in Iraq and Afghanistan as part of a panel discussion at 7 p.m. today at Levering Union's Glass Pavilion on the Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. Lt. Col. Ken Romaine, a veteran of the war in Iraq who is a professor of military science at the university, will begin the discussion. Capt. Alex Brown, a member of the Class of 2001 who served in Afghanistan as a helicopter pilot and company commander, and 2nd Lt. Nicholas Java, a member of the Class of 2004 who served in Iraq as a military police platoon leader, will speak and answer questions. The discussion is free and open to the public.

Education

Honor bands to perform tonight

The city school system's junior and senior honor bands will perform tonight at Morgan State University. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Carl H. Murphy Performing Arts Center, 2201 Argonne Drive.

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