Baltimore Messenger Events Calendar

CALENDAR

May 31, 2011

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messenger@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., 3rd 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 Museums

The Walters Art Museum — 600 N. Charles St. 410-547-9000, http://www.thewalters.org.

• Drop-In Art Activities: Nature Escape, every Saturday and Sunday in June, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.. Experiment with natural materials to create beautiful artwork with an emphasis on a healthy planet, including painted panoramas, tree sculptures, collages and nature rubbings. June 4–5 is Painted Panoramas, June 11–12 is As Lovely as a Tree, June 18–19 is Close Up Collage and June 25–26 is Leaves and Bark. Free.

Baltimore Clayworks — 5707 Smith Ave. 410-578-1919. http://www.baltimoreclayworks.org

• Seconds Sale Preview Party and Hot Pots, June 3, 6-9 p.m. Light fare, desserts and wine while you shop for ceramics made by professional artists. $20 member, $25 non-member. 

• Seconds Sale Continues, June 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and June 5, noon-3 p.m. Box sale, 4-5 p.m. Free. 

• Realistic Perfection — The Making of Oriental Ceramic Art, through June 4.

• Setting Sail: Drawings of the Sea from the Walters' Collection, June 18–Sept. 11 featuring drawings, paintings, and prints of ships, sailors and the sea from the permanent collection of the Walters. Free.

• Lunch and Learn: Oriental Ceramic Art, June 2, 12:15–1:15 p.m. Free.

The Baltimore Museum of Art — 10 Art Museum Drive hosts Drop-In Art Activities, Family Art Center, every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 443-573-1870 or artbma.org. General admission is free.

School 33 Art Center — 1427 Light St. hosts an exhibition, "I Know You're Looking, But What Do You See?" through June 17. Gallery open Wednesdays through Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Free. 443-263-4350 or http://www.school33.org.

Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower — 21 S. Eutaw St., presents an open studio day, June 2, 6-9 p.m., for original artwork, performances and tours, 1-5 p.m. Meet the artists, see their studios, and buy artwork directly from artists. At 2 p.m., Unexpected Theater presents short plays and monologues in the Studio 11 Theater. 410-752-8632 or http://www.bromoseltzerartstower.com.

The Antreasian Gallery —1111 W. 36th St. hosts "Through Women's Eyes," through June 5. 410-235-4420.

Hamilton Arts Collective — 5502 Harford Road hosts Opening of Love Made Materials by Liz Swanson, June 3, 5.-9 p.m., to share her wearable art.  Also see work from featured member artist Jude Asher. 410-444-4272 or info@hamiltonarts.org.

Benefits

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

Cash Bash — to benefit Believe In Tomorrow Children's Foundation, Bay Café, 2809 Boston St., June 9, 6-10 p.m. One in 38 chances to win cash prizes. $100 ticket includes bar specials, light fare and a one-in-225 chance to win $10,000 cash. You do not have to be present to win. Kate Sachs, 410-744-1032 to reserve your ticket. 

Community

A Day to Play — Neighborhood Softball Tournament, Roland Park Country School, June 11, 3-7 p.m. hosted by the GHCC. For $250 you can enter your own team of up to 15 players. Package includes entry into round-robin games, team t-shirts, and water bottles. Also, food, kids activities, music, and entertainment. Katie McNeely, 410-261-3507 or kmcneely@greaterhomewood.org.

Second Saturdays in Station North — Eleven venues, all within 4 blocks of Charles Street and North Avenue will feature free events throughout the day including art exhibitions, live music performances, theatrical performance, theater class, improve performance, open mike and more. 410-962-7075, info@stationnorth.org or http://www.stationnorth.org.

Farmers' Market — Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, Saturdays, through Oct. 8, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 410-727-4808 or: http://www.thebmi.org.

Antique Car Show — sponsored by the Chesapeake Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America, held at B&O Railroad Museum, 901 W. Pratt St., parking lot, June 26, noon-4 p.m. Free. http://www.aaca.org/chesapeake and http://www.borail.org.

Concerts and Theater

Minas — 815 W. 36th St., Hampden hosts Minas Konsolas Interactions, June 4 through Aug. 28. Opening recepton, June 4, 6-9 p.m. 410-732-4258 or http://www.minasgalleryandboutique.com.

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