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May 11, 2006|By LORI SEARS

PERFORMANCE

A VERY BRADY MOTHER'S DAY

Celebrate Mother's Day with television's favorite mom. Actress Florence Henderson, who played the kindly Carol Brady on The Brady Bunch, will sing, speak about her life and career and attend a dessert reception with visitors Sunday at Harford Community College's Amoss Center in Bel Air. All mothers at the post-show reception will receive a complimentary flower.

Henderson, who has a decades-long career on stage, screen and, of course, TV, has ties to Harford Community College -- she's the aunt of the college's dean for educational studies, Carl Henderson.

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Florence Henderson will appear at 3 p.m. Sunday at Harford Community College, Amoss Center, Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Tickets $15-$35. Call 410-836-4211.

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[LORI SEARS]

MUSIC

TEA AND LUTE MUSIC WITH MOM

Enjoy a spot of tea, some light refreshments and a lute concert with Mom at the Mother's Day Tea and Concert at the Walters Art Museum on Sunday. Gallery tours of the museum will be offered at noon and 1 p.m. Lutenist Ronn McFarlane will perform a concert of Renaissance and Baroque music and his own original music at 2:30 p.m. Tea and refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m.

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The tea and concert event runs from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St. Cost is $25; $15 seniors, students and members; $5 for those younger than 12. Call 410-547-9000.

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[LORI SEARS]

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL A TASTE OF LITHUANIA

If you've got a taste for some desra, kopustai and a swig of viryta, you'll want to make your way to the Lithuanian Festival in Catonsville this weekend. The 34th annual festival will present Lithuanian music and dancing, authentic crafts and delectable foods. The Lithuanian National Folk Dance Group will perform lively dances in traditional costumes.

Cultural vendors will be selling handmade ceramics, carvings and linens, as well as Baltic amber, books and other goods from Lithuania. Attendees can also enjoy traditional foods, such as kopustai (sauerkraut), desra (sausage), pastries and an array of drinks, including viryta (honey liquor).

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The Lithuanian Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Catonsville Armory, 130 Mellor Ave., Catonsville. $3; free for those 10 and younger. Call 410-646-0261.

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[LORI SEARS]

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