The Week Ahead

November 13, 2006

TODAY

ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VOTE -- The Taneytown City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 17 E. Baltimore St. The agenda includes voting on a resolution to make English the official language in the city. 410-751-1100.

TOMORROW

CITY SCHOOL BOARD -- The Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. at Digital Harbor High School, 1100 Covington St. It is the first in a series of school board meetings to be held in neighborhoods instead of system headquarters. 410-396-8709.

IMMIGRATION LECTURE -- McDaniel College's Office of Multicultural Services will present human-rights activist Enrique Morones in a lecture at 7 p.m. in Decker Auditorium. Morones is founder of Border Angels and of Gente Unida, a human-rights border coalition. 410-857-2294.

WEDNESDAY

AFRICAN-AMERICAN GENEALOGY -- A screening and panel discussion of the PBS documentary In Search of Family History: African American Lives will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St. Admission is free, but reservations are required. 443-263-1801.

THURSDAY

GOOD NEWS OF BALTIMORE -- The annual fall symposium of the Baltimore Albert Schweitzer Fellows will focus on "The Good News of Baltimore," from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Nursing Auditorium. The symposium, designed to highlight progress in the city, will include a panel discussion, entertainment and an art display.

CIVIL WAR AND CAMDEN STATION -- Sports Legends at Camden Yards will present a four-day program on Camden Station's Civil War history from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free as part of Free Fall Baltimore. Sports Legends is at 301 W. Camden St.

SATURDAY

THANKSGIVING PARADE -- Baltimore's Best Buy Thanksgiving Parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Pratt and Eutaw streets. The parade, which features floats, balloons, marching bands and the arrival of Santa Claus, will continue east on Pratt Street to Market Place.

CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK -- Children's Book Week will be observed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St. Authors of children's books will be on hand and activities will include games and the making of books. 410-396-5494.

SUNDAY

FALLEN HEROES CONCERT -- The third annual Thanksgiving concert honoring city police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty will be presented at 4 p.m. at the New Metropolitan Baptist Church, 1501 McCulloh St. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the city state's attorney's office and the police memorial fund board.

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