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BMore Social March 4-6

Happy Friday! To save you some time, hereΓÇÖs a few fun things to do with your family this weekend: Friday ItΓÇÖs First Friday at the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore, which means discounted $9 tickets 5-8 p.m., which includes the planetarium presentation at 6 p.m. and an IMAX show at …

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Putting the Lady in ΓÇ£Unladylike BehaviorΓÇ¥

By Hannah Johnson ┬á Happy WomenΓÇÖs History Month! Women have been doing amazing things throughout history, despite the restrictions placed on them because of their gender. Maryland has its fair share of trailblazers, and this is the perfect month to celebrate their contributions. When I was a young girl, my …

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Foreign Language Programs Help Students Achieve Speak Performance

By Hilary Danailova ┬á Inside a red-brick building in northeast Baltimore, a troika of children settles in for matematika. But their minds may well turn to siesta, or recess en plein air. Here at the Baltimore International Academy, learning takes place in French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Mandarin Chinese ΓÇö …

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ΓÇ£LillianΓÇÖs Right to VoteΓÇ¥ & More Black History Month Books for Kids

By BaltimoreΓÇÖs Child Staff In honor of Black History Month, we asked Rona Sue London of the Ivy to recommend relevant children’s┬ábooks for all ages. Fiction for younger readers: One Word from Sophia by Jim Averback and Yasmeen Ismail My Pen by Christopher Myers Float by Daniel Miyares Last Stop …

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A Whale of a Deal

By Joyce Heid There is something fishy going on at the Enoch Pratt Free Library System. ItΓÇÖs a new partnership with the National Aquarium to launch the Read to Reef Book Club. The reading program offers free admission to the National Aquarium for any child up to fifth grade with …

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Bull Roast to Support Local Scholarship Fund

The Kamryn Lambert Foundation is a local non-profit created by friends and family of Kamryn Lambert, who passed away on September 3, 2007, just short of her 9th birthday. The Kamryn Lambert Memorial Fund supports local families facing adversity, as well as provides a scholarship to a Maryland student pursuing …

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Frederick Douglass Week Starts Sunday

By Kay Wicker Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey), the celebrated writer, speaker and abolitionist, was born into slavery in Talbot County in 1818. Historians have debated the when and where of his birth, but it is known that Douglass started celebrating his birthday on Feb. 14. So, it …

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Valentine’s Day Crafts

By Kay Wicker ValentineΓÇÖs Day is the perfect opportunity for the DIY-lover and the DIY-lover-in-training. Between cards for classmates, gifts for friends and yummy heartfelt treats, thereΓÇÖs a plethora of crafts to create. WeΓÇÖve rounded up the cutest crafts we could find that could be great if your little crafter …

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New Blend Brews in Baltimore

By Kay Wicker Despite moving to the city with her family the same week of the Freddie Gray unrest, Elizabeth MountΓÇÖs desires to be a part of Baltimore, if anything, increased. ΓÇ£I didnΓÇÖt like what the media was broadcasting. It wasnΓÇÖt the truth,ΓÇ¥ says the Ohio native. ΓÇ£We moved in …

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