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By Greg Romano and Lori Sears | February 26, 2004
Purim carnival Put on your zaniest costume and join the Purim celebration at Har Sinai Congregation Sunday. A Purim carnival will take place with games, a climbing wall, a moon bounce with slide and more. Refreshments will be served, including hamantaschen (Purim pastries). The event is open to all, and visitors are encouraged to come in costume. The Purim carnival begins at noon Sunday at Har Sinai Congregation, 2905 Walnut Ave., Owings Mills. Free. Call 410-654-9393. School 33 art event School 33 Art Center honors Black History Month Saturday with a workshop called "West African Adinkra Symbols."
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By LORI SEARS | January 4, 2007
THEATER `Virginia Woolf' visits Edward Albee's Tony Award-winning Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? makes a month-long stopover at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The touring production, which begins its five-city tour tonight in Washington, runs through Jan. 28 in the Eisenhower Theater. Starring 2006 London Evening Standard Award winner Kathleen Turner and 2005 Tony Award-winning actor Bill Irwin, the show revolves around bitter married couple George and Martha (Irwin and Turner)
NEWS
June 18, 2002
Charles S. "Tod" Connor, a former Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager and longtime volunteer at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, died of a brain aneurysm Thursday at Sinai Hospital. The Randallstown resident was 71. Born and raised in Scarsdale, N.Y., Mr. Connor earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural engineering from Cornell University in 1953. After serving in the Army from 1953 to 1955, he moved to Baltimore and went to work for International Harvester Corp. In the late 1950s, he joined the industrial engineering department at Bethlehem Steel's Sparrows Point plant, and later became superintendent of its production scheduling department.
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By Lori Sears and Lori Sears,SUN STAFF | July 3, 2003
Sleeping with the fishes was never supposed to be this much fun. The National Aquarium in Baltimore is presenting a new overnight program in which visitors can take part in a "Sleepover With the Sharks," now through August. The adventure includes guided tours, behind-the-scenes access and hands-on activities. The event is geared to adults and children ages 8 and older. The event includes a guided tour throughout the aquarium, including a tour to the food-preparation area to see how the sharks and the rays are fed and cared for. Guests can take a walk along the Shark Catwalk and view the swimming sharks that are just inches below their feet.
NEWS
May 3, 1993
Tricia SlaterSchool: Glenelg High SchoolHometown: Ellicott CityAge: 18Her accomplishments: Tricia has been involved with class government for several years. She's senior class president and has served as junior class president, as well as freshman and sophomore class vice-president.She also serves as a peer mediator and features page editor for the school newspaper. Last year, she was activities page editor for the school yearbook.She plays varsity lacrosse and field hockey and runs indoor track.
FEATURES
By Liz Atwood | March 28, 2001
Beyond stews, soups Spring may be here, but that's no reason to put away the slow cooker. A new book from Lora Brody, "Slow Cooker Cooking," shows how you can use this appliance to make more than stews and soups. Recipes include Duxelles-Stuffed Mushrooms and Asian Short Ribs. To help seahorses You can have your cake and help a cause, too. Leroy Cox, executive chef at Pisces Specialty Seafood Restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore, has created a cake in honor of the opening of a seahorse exhibit at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
NEWS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,SUN STAFF | May 18, 2001
The Australian Outback - popularized this spring as the setting for the "Survivor II" television series - will provide the inspiration for the next major exhibit at an expanded National Aquarium in Baltimore. After considering everything from the sea cliffs of Alaska to the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia and Florida, the aquarium has selected "Australian River Canyon" as the theme for the signature exhibit of a $40 million expansion planned for Pier 3, executive director David Pittenger announced yesterday during a meeting of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore.
NEWS
September 25, 1990
The National Aquarium in Baltimore has begun planning for a late-December opening of the new $35 million Marine Mammal Pavilion.Aquarium spokeswoman Vicki Aversa said the grand opening will likely be on a date between Christmas and New Year's Day, perhaps Dec. 26.Although final construction is continuing on the new Pier 4 facility, Aversa said the aquarium's two beluga whales -- Kia and Anore -- have already been moved from the Pier 3 building into the...
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 25, 1999
Hailey, a 20-year-old Atlantic bottlenose dolphin who entertained thousands of visitors to the National Aquarium in Baltimore, died late Saturday in the aquarium's hospital pool after a long battle with a painful liver disease.Born wild in the Gulf of Mexico, Hailey was captured in 1981. The aquarium acquired her and two other dolphins from a Florida company just before the 1990 opening of the Marine Mammal Pavilion.In 1995, Hailey was diagnosed with hemochromatosis, a disorder in which the liver is unable to properly capture and store iron, leaving damaging iron deposits in vital organs.
NEWS
By Staff Report | July 18, 1993
The opening of the movie "Free Willy," in which a whale is freed from a marine park by a youngster, attracted demonstrators yesterday to the National Aquarium in Baltimore's Inner Harbor to protest keeping dolphins and whales in captivity.About 35 protesters from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and The Dolphin Project gathered at Pratt and Gay streets near the aquarium with banners and picket signs. They passed out fliers and shouted, "Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Dolphins' jails have got to go."
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