The Week Ahead

October 30, 2006


BALTIMORE CITY COUNCIL -- The Baltimore City Council will meet at 5 p.m. at the Du Burns Council Chamber on the fourth floor of City Hall, 100 N. Holliday St. The council is expected to vote on zoning changes dealing with the location of drug treatment centers.


HALLOWEEN AT THE MALLS -- Area shopping malls are getting into the Halloween spirit by scheduling events for children. Scheduled times include: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Harford Mall; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Marley Station mall; 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Security Square Mall; 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Mall in Columbia; 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mondawmin Mall; and 7 p.m. at White Marsh Mall.


ARUNDEL SCHOOL BOARD -- The Anne Arundel County Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. at the Carol S. Parham Administration Building, 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis. Among policy revisions the board is expected to discuss are ones involving high school graduation. 410-222-5311.


FISH CONSERVATION -- The Sierra Club's Howard County Group will sponsor a presentation on the National Coalition for Marine Conservation's striped bass and menhaden conservation efforts at 7:30 p.m. at the Department of Recreation and Parks headquarters, 7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia.


CANDLELIGHT TOUR -- The Annapolis by Candlelight tour of historic private homes will take place 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets: or 410- 267-8146.


BASILICA REOPENS -- The grand reopening of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary will take place at 10 a.m., followed by an open house from noon to 4:30 p.m.. The cathedral, at Cathedral and Mulberry streets, had been closed for a two-year restoration and renovation project.


SHIP TOURS -- Tall ships participating in Chestertown's annual Downrigging Weekend will be open for tours from noon to 5 p.m. at the Chestertown Waterfront. Admission is $8 for adults and $2 for children under 12. www.sultana

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