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Run for that Turkey

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family and for giving thanks for what we have. It’s also a time to give to others; and for many, that involves a morning of crisp fall air while running for a good cause. Yes, it’s turkey trot season! Whether you are a …

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‘Aladdin’s’ Whole New World

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The Broadway national tour of Disney’s “Aladdin” is making its way through cities across the country, bringing a whole new world to the Hippodrome starting Nov. 13. As the show approaches its second anniversary, five new cast members have been added, including newcomer Kaena Kekoa, a native of Hawaii who …

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Road Test

I am car shopping, which is both exciting and nerve wracking. In my household are one teenager and one college student. Hence, the mixed emotions. I am looking at cars for them, so safety is key. But so is park-ability. We live in a rowhouse community that provides every driver’s …

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Seeking Youth Diplomats

The World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) recently announced its new Youth Diplomats Program for 25 Maryland high school juniors and seniors interested in becoming the next generation of international leaders. How will they accomplish this? By building leadership and cross-cultural communication skills through a series of workshops, meetings with professionals …

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Heaven in a Pie Pan

A good pie crust can be intimidating, so here are some tips for the home baker “from a guy who has messed up plenty of them.” Yield: more than enough for a two-crust pie or two individual shells Ingredients: 300g (about 2.5 cups) all-purpose flour 226g (2 sticks) unsalted sweet …

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WHO’S THERE?

When radio producer Kara McGuirk-Allison was 4 years old, she woke up one night “absolutely convinced there was a ghost in the room with me.” As an adult, that memory  rushed back when she read a Pew Research Center survey that found that 65 percent of Americans believe in the …

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Unpacking Self-Compassion

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Self-compassion, or treating yourself with the same care and kindness as you would a close friend, can radically change the way you relate to yourself. Pioneered by Kristin Neff, a professor at the University of Texas, this practice encourages us to tap into the inner wellspring of gentleness that we …

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Get your crafty pants on at SCRAP B-More

We discovered a gem in Pigtown recently, a nifty reusable craft store called SCRAP B-More. It should be the next stop for crafters who need an extra pine cone or a bag of bits and bobs. In this West Barre Street storefront, there are wood pieces, crayons, clips, Mardi Gras …

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Rep. Cummings Dies at 68

Rep. Elijah Cummings passed away this morning in his home city of Baltimore. Cummings died at Gilchrist Hospice Care, a Johns Hopkins affiliate, after “succumbing to longstanding health issues,” according to a statement released by his office. He was 68. “With the passing of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, the City of …

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Plan Your Best Party Now

Planning a party is no easy task! There are so many amazing options that today’s parents never dreamed of as kids. Our Party Guide is your one stop shop to finding everything you need to help your little ones feel extra special on their big day. Whether artsy or active, …

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Not every child wants to participate in a team sport. Many like to be active and learn new things, but at their own pace. Martial arts is often an activity that appeals to these kids, and for more than just its physical workout. “Martial arts has been around for thousands …

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Summer Camp: Unplugged at River Mountain

Forty-seven percent of teens say they are addicted to their phone. On average, kids spend over five hours a day on screens and just 12 minutes outside. If you’re concerned about your kids screen time, you’re not alone. River Mountain Retreat is a new camp experience that helps kids and …

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Confident Kids

Not every child wants to participate in a team sport. Many like to be active and learn new things, but at their own pace. Martial arts is often an activity that appeals to these kids, and for more than just its physical workout. “Martial arts has been around for thousands …

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April 10, 2020

Nightly comedy shows by Baltimore Improv Group
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore

April 11, 2020

Wish Hero 5K
at West Potomac Park in Washington, DC

Banneker's Birders
at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville

Crickets Music & Play Class for 4 to 6 Year Olds!
at Children’s Chorus of Maryland in Towson

Child and Adult Paint Morning
at Eden Mill Nature Center in Pylesville