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By MATT VENSEL | August 16, 2007
FAMILY CONCERT FOR CONSERVATION Enjoy a night of music and family entertainment while assisting the conservation efforts of the National Aquarium in Baltimore at Disneymania -- Concerts for Conservation on Saturday. Actress Olesya Rulin, of High School Musical and High School Musical 2, hosts the benefit concert, while Disney Records' young hip-hop / pop group T-Squad provides the music. The aquarium is also announcing the first winner of its Muddy Feet Award, an award given to young conservationists.
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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."
ENTERTAINMENT
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
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.
NEWS
By Nick Madigan and Nick Madigan,nick.madigan@baltsun.com | September 25, 2008
What was that thing in the water? A dolphin? A shark? Gail Hill was calmly feeding the ducks off her pier in Essex's Norman Creek on Tuesday evening when she spotted what was unmistakably a large form moving just under the surface. Wait, make that two. It was only when one of the beasts popped its whiskered snout out of the water that Hill realized the visitors were manatees - a not-too-common animal in the Chesapeake Bay and its estuaries. Normally, they're sunning themselves in balmy Florida.
NEWS
By Katherine Richards and Katherine Richards,Sun Staff Writer | October 8, 1994
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- The manatee plucked last week from the chilly Chesapeake Bay swam to freedom yesterday in the warmer, more hospitable Banana River in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge near the space shuttle launch site.The manatee, dubbed "Chessie," met another at the gate to its chain-linked holding pen when it was opened about 12:15 p.m., and the two swam away together."My eyes are tearing up," said James Valade, after he helped 13 others carry the animal in a stretcher about 20 feet from a Sea World truck to the holding pen.The manatee had been "up there [in the Chesapeake Bay]
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.
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."
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.
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