The Week Ahead

November 06, 2006

TODAY

BALTIMORE COUNTY COUNCIL -- The Baltimore County Council will meet in a legislative session at 4 p.m. in council chambers on the second floor at the County Courthouse, 400 Washington Ave., Towson. A vote is scheduled on funding to encourage redevelopment in Pikesville. 410-887-3196.

TOMORROW

ELECTION DAY -- Polls in Maryland will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the general election. The state Board of Elections Web site is www.elections.state.md.us.

WEDNESDAY

GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH -- Howard County Genealogical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. to discuss "Computer Software for Research and Recordkeeping." The free meeting, at Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, is open to nonmembers. 410-203-9386.

THURSDAY

HARFORD HISTORY -- The Aberdeen Heritage Trust will sponsor a lecture by Bob Magee on "Joppa and the Old Post Road" at 7 p.m. at the Aberdeen City Council chambers, 60 N. Parke St. 410-272-1600.

FRIDAY

GREEK VILLAGE -- The Greek Village Festival will take place this weekend at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 24 W. Preston St. Hours are 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. 410-727-1831 or www.goannun.org.

IRISH FESTIVAL -- The Baltimore Irish Festival will be presented this weekend at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. Hours are 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission for adults is $10. www.irishfestival.com.

SATURDAY

ZOO SALUTES VETERANS -- The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will hold a Veterans Day event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities will include military-themed musical performances. Admission is free as part of the city's Free Fall Baltimore program.

SATURDAY WITH SHERLOCK -- The 27th annual Saturday with Sherlock Holmes featuring talks on the fictional British detective will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St. Admission is free.

SUNDAY

ARTS FESTIVAL -- The annual Arts Festival at Quiet Waters Park will conclude from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis. Admission to the event, which also takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, is free but donations of $2 per adult and $1 per child are requested. www.friendsofquietwaterspark.org.

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