The Week Ahead

January 01, 2007

TODAY

NEW YEAR'S DAY RUN -- The annual Resolution Run will take place beginning at 2 p.m. at Patterson Park, Baltimore Street and Lakewood Avenue. The 5K run and 1-mile walk will benefit Earl's Place, a transitional housing program of United Ministries. 410-522-0225.

TOMORROW

HOWARD COUNTY COUNCIL -- Howard County Council will hold a legislative session at 7:30 p.m. in the Banneker Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City. It is scheduled to consider the creation of a task force to study the property tax credit for senior citizens it enacted in October.

WEDNESDAY

ANNE ARUNDEL SCHOOLS -- The Anne Arundel County Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. at the administration building, 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis. The board is scheduled to consider the superintendent's recommendation for redistricting.

THURSDAY

ART OWNERSHIP -- Gary Vikan, director of the Walters Art Museum, will give this month's Lunch and Learn Lecture from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at the museum, 600 N. Charles St. His topic will be: "Whose Art Is It, Anyway? The Raging Battle Over Cultural Property." Admission is free.

BOOK TALK -- Author Lalita Tademy will give a talk at 6:30 p.m. at the Enoch Pratt Free Library. Tademy, who wrote Cane River, will read from her new book, Red River, at the Central Library, Poe Room, 400 Cathedral St. 410-396-5430 or www.epfl.net.

FRIDAY

PET EXHIBIT -- The opening reception for an exhibit at the Homewood House Museum, Feathers, Fins and Fur: The Pet in Early Maryland, will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Maryland SPCA, an exhibit co-sponsor, will have pets available for adoption at the reception. Admission is free to the reception at the museum, 3400 N. Charles St. 410-516-0341 or 410-516-5589 or www.jhu.edu/historichouses.

SATURDAY

CYLBURN MANSION TOUR -- The Cylburn Mansion will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to noon, with a guided garden walk at 12:15 p.m. The open house will continue from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free to the mansion, 4915 Greenspring Ave. 410-367-2217 or www.cylburnassociation. org.

TREE RECYCLING -- The Baltimore Public Works Department will recycle Christmas trees brought by city residents to the Polytechnic Institute parking lot, Cold Spring Lane and Falls Road, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The recycling also will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Mulch will be available to residents who bring in their trees.

SUNDAY

MODEL TRAINS -- The Baltimore Society of Model Engineers will hold an open house from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 225 W. Saratoga St. The annual open house display, including operating model railroads, will continue on Sundays through Feb. 11. Admission is free. 410-837-BSME or www.modelengi neers.com.

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