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CALENDAR

May 20, 2011

Submit notices via email: towsontimes@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Towson Times, 501 N. Calvert St., third floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is noon the Thursday before publication.

Arts and Entertainment

Towson Arts Collective — 406 York Road, lower level, is hosting an exhibition in partnership with Baltimore Green Works entitled, "The Process of Peace." Runs through May 20. Work by 27 artists from across the nation. Sarah McCann, 646-573-5509 sarahmccann@gmail.com.

Towson University — Center for the Arts, Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall presents the following. 410-704-2787 or http://www.tuboxoffice.com.

Family Movie Night — Timonium United Methodist Church, 2300 Pot Spring Road. Thu., May 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m., "August Rush," and Italian cuisine will be served. RSVP at 410-252-5500.

Feet on the Street — Fri, May 20, 6-9:30 p.m., Allegheny Avenue between York Road and Washington Avenue. Towson Chamber of Commerce's block party. Live music by Voodoo Economics; food provided by local restaurants, ice cream, snow cones, beer, wine and special activities for children. http://www.towsonchamber.com/events-calendar.htm.

"Sound of Music" — The Children's Playhouse of Maryland, in residence at the Community College of Baltimore County, will present "The Sound of Music," 1 p.m., May 21-22, in the J Building Lecture Hall, CCBC-Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd. Tickets, $10 general; $8 for birthday parties or Scout troops. 443-840-2787.

Common Ground Dance Company Concert — Goucher College, Kraushaar Auditorium, Sat. June 4, 8 p.m. titled "A Woman's Journey." A silent auction and a wine and cheese reception to follow. In advance $10 for students and seniors and $15 for adults; at the door $12 students and seniors, $18 adults. 410-375-1833.

Benefits

A Tasting at the Station — hosted by the Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation, Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Sun., May 22, 6 p.m., to honor Albert J. Polito, M.D., 2011 Humanitarian of the Year, an evening of food and drink, music and dancing, and live and silent auction. Proceeds support Polito's work in advanced diagnostic methods and treatments for lung disorders. $75. 410-363-8746 or momjps@aol.com.

Blue Jean Ball Raffle — to benefit the Maryland Food Bank through May 30. $10 each or 12 for $100. Prize is a $1,000 gift card to Wegmans. http://bit.ly/2011bjbraffle or http://www.mdfoodbank.org.

Holly Wing Wars — Wing-eating competition to benefit United Way of Central Maryland, Hightopps Backstage Bar and Grill, Timonium, June 11, 1-8 p.m. Includes family activities, live music, wing and drink specials, prizes raffles, and promotions. http://www.hollypoultry.com or Alex Probey, 410-271-9709, aprobey@hollypoultry.com. Free.

Churches

Central Presbyterian Church — 7308 York Road, Towson. 410-823-6145 or http://www.centralpc.org.

• Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson Fleisher perform solo and duo classical piano favorites in aid of human and animal victims in Japan and Alabama, Fri., May 20, 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation $20. Jo Marvan, 443-340-3106.

• Vacation Bible School, for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade, July 11-15, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Register until July 1. 410-823-6145 ext. 228 or http://www.centralpc.org.

First Church of Christ, Scientist — 1 Maryland Ave., Towson, 410-821-7798.

• Sunday school and church service, Sun., May 22, 10 a.m. The topic is "Soul and Body".

• Wednesday testimony, Wed., May 18, 7:30 p.m. The topic is "Being Receptive to Change". If you can't attend, listen at 1-218-862-7200, pin No. 662096.

• Sunday Concert by Alex Cook, June 5, 1:30-3 p.m.

Loch Raven United Methodist Church — 6622 Loch Raven Blvd. is hosting a flea market, Sat., June 4, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Spaces $15. Nancy, 410-823-5187 or 410-828-8271.

Timonium United Methodist Church — 2300 Pot Spring Road. 410-252-5500.

• Family Movie Night: "August Rush," Italian cuisine served, Thu. May 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP 410-252-5500.

• Heritage Sunday, May 22, 9:25 a.m. to celebrate the history of the church and members for over 50 years.

Towson Presbyterian Church — 400 W. Chesapeake Ave. 410-823-6500, http://www.towsonpres.org.

• Sat. May 21, 9:30 a.m. Tree planting at BeeTree Preserve. Meet at Central Avenue parking lot for carpool.

• Sun. May 22, 11:15 a.m. Plumbline: The evolution of the Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts 1983- present: Where are we and where do we go from here?

• Register for Camp BeeTree, in Parkton, July 11-15, for children in kindergarten to grade five. Bible stories, nature hikes, stream walking, crafts and more. Call for registration packet, 410-823-6500.

Clubs and Organizations

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