The Week Ahead

August 21, 2006


MEET THE CANDIDATES -- The Hampden Community Council will hold a candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, 33rd Street and Chestnut Avenue. Candidates for U.S. Senate and House, the state Senate and the House of Delegates have been invited to answer questions from the community. www.hampdenhappenings. org.

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNCIL -- The Anne Arundel County Council will meet at 7 p.m. at the Arundel Center, 2666 Riva Road, Annapolis. Items to be considered include fundraising by teenagers along county roads and financing for a Community Legacy project in Brooklyn Park. 410-222-1401.


BALTIMORE COUNTY SCHOOLS -- The Baltimore County school board will meet at 7:30 p.m. to hear reports on the new Windsor Mill Middle school and Woodlawn Middle School's restructuring plan. It also will consider a request for additional funds for Perry Hall Middle School renovations. The meeting will be in the Education Support Services Building, 6901 Charles St., Towson. 410-887-4126.


SALES TAX HOLIDAY -- The state will offer Maryland shoppers a sales tax holiday Wednesday through Sunday on clothing and footwear costing less than $100.


SUMMER CONCERT -- The Annapolis Maritime Museum will continue its summer concert series from noon to 1 p.m. at City Dock. Singer and songwriter Don Shappelle will perform. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Admission is free. 410-295-0104 or www.annapolis


MARYLAND STATE FAIR -- The Maryland State Fair will begin its annual 11-day run with activities from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium. The fair will go through Sept. 4. The midway will open at noon on weekdays and 10 a.m. on weekends; livestock and horse shows will open at 9 a.m. and demonstration and exhibit halls at 10 a.m. Adult admission is $6; children under 12 are admitted free. Rides are individually priced. www.mary


LATINOFEST IN TOWSON -- The first LatinoFest Baltimore County will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Courthouse Square in Towson. The festival is sponsored by Education Based Latino Outreach, which stages a similar event each year in Baltimore. Admission is free. 410-783-5404 or


WOMEN'S TRIATHLON -- The inaugural Iron Girl Columbia Women's Triathlon will take place from 6:45 a.m. to about noon in and around Centennial Park in Ellicott City. The event for women competitors will include a 1K swim, 30K bike ride and 5K run.

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