Calendar

May 25, 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 presents the forth anniversary exhibition, June 10 until Aug. 12. Awards reception, Fri., June 10, 6-8 p.m. 23artist@gmail.com or http://www.towsonartscollective.org.

Towson University — Center for the Arts, Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall presents Artscape, Thu., July 7 through Sat., Aug. 6. The exhibition will be co-curated by sculptor Anthony Cervino, Professor of Art at Dickenson College and Shannon Egan, Director of the Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College. Free. 410-704-2787 or http://www.tuboxoffice.com.

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

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

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.

The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge — 5K/1 Mile Fun Walk to benefit Zero. (The Project to End Prostate Cancer), Sun., Sept. 25, 8:30 a.m. Johnny Unitas Stadium, Towson University. $30 in advance, $35 race day. http://www.gpccbaltimore.com.

Wheels at the Ridge Car Show — sponsored by Towson Rotary, at Oregon Ridge Park to benefit the Assistance Center of Towson Churches, June 26. Bert Straus, 410-252-5971 or http://www.wheelsattheridge.com.

Churches

Central Presbyterian Church — 7308 York Road, Towson offers 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 29, 10 a.m. The topic is "Ancient and Modern Necromancy, alias Mesmerism and Hypnotism, Denounced."

• Wednesday testimony, Wed., May 25, 7:30 p.m. The topic is "Profit by the Prophets." 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.

Towson Presbyterian Church — 400 W. Chesapeake Ave. announces registeration 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 or http://www.towsonpres.org

Clubs and Organizations

Swing Dance Club — at American Legion, 125 York Road, Towson hosts a Memorial Weekend U.S.O 30's 40's Dress-up Dance, Fri., May 27, with The Rockaphillys. Workshop at 8 p.m., dancing 9 p.m.-midnight. Lesson, light refreshments included in $12 fee. http://www.fridaynightswing.com or 410-663-0010.

Baltimore Orioles Junior Birding Club — is looking for new members. Marty, 410-583-0275, baltimoreyouthbirding@yahoo.com.

SETA — an organization of single adults who enjoy sharing cultural and artistic experiences. All ages welcome. 410-668-1298 before 10 p.m. for a brochure.

Community

Cockeysville Recreation Council — Hiking Club, meets second Saturday through October. Free. Stan Miller, stanmanmil@comcast.net, 410-887-7734 or cockeysvillerec.org.

Hampton National Historic Site — 535 Hampton Lane, Towson. 410-823-1309.

• Dairy Day, Sun., June 4, 1-4 p.m., Demonstrations at 1:30 and 2 p.m. Staff will be in period clothing telling tales of work on the farm. Free.

• A Sunday of Silhouettes, June 12, 2-4 p.m. Silhouette artist Lauren Muney will present a program about the history and the art of silhouette cutting.

• Jousting, July 10, 12:30-4 p.m. on the north lawn of the mansion.

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