This week ahead

July 10, 2006

The week ahead

TODAY

CONCERT IN PARK -- Baltimore's Big Band will present a free outdoor concert from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Carroll Park on Washington Boulevard. The performance is one in a series of concerts scheduled this month at various locations by the Baltimore Department of Recreation and Parks.

TOMORROW

BALTIMORE COUNTY SCHOOLS -- The Baltimore County school board will meet at 7:30 p.m. to hear reports on a new math, science and technology program for Chesapeake High School and on a plan to limit enrollment at Chapel Hill Elementary. The meeting will be in the Education Support Services Building on the Greenwood campus, 6901 Charles St., Towson. 410-887-4126.

WEDNESDAY

JAZZY JULY -- The Jazzy July concert series at Mondawmin Mall will feature the Corinthia Cromwell Smooth Jazz Ensemble from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the mall's center court, Liberty Heights Avenue and Gwynns Falls Parkway. Admission is free.

THURSDAY

4-H FAIR -- The Baltimore County 4-H Fair will hold its opening day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road in Timonium. The fair will continue from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. 410-666-1025 or baltimorecounty4hfair.org.

FRIDAY

CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL -- The three-day Caribbean Carnival Festival will open with activities from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Druid Hill Park. It will continue from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults and free for children under 12. 410-230-2969 or bcacarnival.net.

COIN SHOW -- More than 1,000 coin dealers are expected to take part in the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St. It will continue from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. 561-392-8551 or hometown.aol.com/BaltimoreCoinShw.

SATURDAY

TALK ON IRAQ -- The League of Women Voters of Baltimore City will sponsor a talk on Iraq by diplomat Robert Ford at 10 a.m. at Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1316 Park Ave. Ford, who served as counselor for political affairs at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, has been named to be ambassador to Algeria. 410-377-7738.

POW-WOW FESTIVAL -- The Howard County Pow-Wow/American Indian Show and Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship. It will continue 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 for ages 13 and up, and $4 for ages 3-12. 410-442-1022.

SUNDAY

VACATION EXPERIENCES -- The Jewish Museum of Maryland will celebrate the opening of its exhibit The Other Promised Land: Vacationing, Identity and the Jewish-American Dream from noon to 4 p.m. at the museum, 15 Lloyd St. The exhibit will run through 2007. Admission is $8; $4 for students; $3 for ages under 12; and free for members. 410-732-6400 or jewishmuseummd.org.

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