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Weekend Events Calendar: Gogol Bordello, Old Time Music Festival, Baltimore Wing Festival and more

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Gogol Bordello plays in Belgium for Festival Dranouter in 2018. Photo by Luk Dombrecht, via Flickr.

This weekend, do something new. Check out a new brewery, an inaugural old-time festival or a new album from a local band. Here’s the lineup:

Join Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center for Their “Nature’s Calling – Family Fun Event” on May 5

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Nature’s Calling – Family Fun Event

Experience the great outdoors at the first annual Nature’s Calling – Family Fun Event to support Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center on Sunday, May 5 from 12 noon to 4 pm.  A curated collection of activities for all ages including fishing in the pond, golf tips, corn hole tournament, tie dying, climbing tower, pony rides, petting zoo, live music and more. Enjoy a walking tour of Genesee Valley, taste local craft beers and wine while your kids play in the Gaga Pit, a Genesee Valley tradition. Food and beverages will be provided by The Food Market of Hampden, BC Brewery and Troyer’s Liquor of Hereford. Experience the Valley like you’ve never done before. Tickets and information are available at gvolc.org/events.

Church of the Redeemer VOICES Series: Kaye Whitehead, Wednesday, March 20

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Wednesday, March 20, 7:00 p.m. – Kaye Whitehead at the Church of the Redeemer. Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead is an associate professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland, a featured Public Commentator for WYPR, and an Op-Ed columnist for the Baltimore Sun. This evening Dr. Whitehead will speak on “The Moral Arc of Justice: 400 Years of Shifting Narratives & Black Genius, Brilliance, and Survival”.

Speakers begin at 7:00 p.m. each evening and do not require prior sign-up.

Church of the Redeemer is located at 5603 N. Charles Street in North Baltimore. For more information about the event, click here.

Weekend Events Calendar: St. Patrick’s Day, Weezer and Pixies, and new plays

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Weezer. Image via Facebook.

St. Patrick’s Day arrives this weekend. Get out in the streets to celebrate the Irish. Plus, check out music from such masters as Weezer, Pixies and Bach.

Accessorize Your Home with Nouveau Home and Interior Design Workshop – March 20

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Nouveau Interior Design Workshop

Once you’ve picked out your furniture, how do you turn your room from a plain showroom into a showplace for your personal style? Nouveau Home and Interior Design is here to help with their design workshop – Dress Up Your Room and Shake Up Those Accessories. Slated for Wednesday, March 20th, from 7:00-8:30pm at Nouveau Contemporary Goods, Inc., this workshop is for anyone who wants new ideas for accessorizing their home. Learn dozens of tips for adding accessories, how to “shop your home” to give your room style and how to add pieces to give a room an updated look. Add March 20th to your calendar and join Nouveau Home and Interior Design for a fun evening of wine, nibbles and hands-on practice. Go home with lots of fabulous ideas!

Church of the Redeemer VOICES Series: Lynne Olson, Wednesday, March 13

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Lynne Olson

Wednesday, March 13, 7:00 p.m. – Lynne Olson at the Church of the Redeemer. Lynne Olson, author of Madame Fourcade’s Secret War in partnership with the Pratt Library’s Writers LIVE series. From the New York Times bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island comes the extraordinary, littleknown story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, who headed the largest and most influential spy network in occupied France during World War II.

Speakers begin at 7:00 p.m. each evening and do not require prior sign-up.

Church of the Redeemer is located at 5603 N. Charles Street in North Baltimore. For more information about the event, click here.

2019 Baltimore St. Patrick Parade in photos

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Baltimore’s St Patrick’s Day Parade winds down Charles Street to the Inner Harbor for the 64th year in a row.

Hundreds of spectators lined Charles Street to watch the 64th Annual Baltimore St. Patrick Parade. Mayor Catherine Pugh and Acting Police Commissioner Michael Harrison led the two-hour parade that included dozens of dancers, pipers, classic cars and dogs like Irish wolf hounds and border collies. Though the parade route led to the Inner Harbor, the grandstand outside Mick O’Shea’s Irish Pub was the choice viewing spot of most attendees.

Seven Things to Add to Your Calendar This Spring

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With Spring right around the corner, it’s time to get out and do something! Whether you’re a foodie, moviegoer or both, we’ve got something for you.

Check out these seven Spring events you won’t want to miss.

Live with Purpose: Casserole Challenge (Runs until March 31) If you’re a foodie who loves to volunteer, then you will love JVC’s March Live with Purpose program, Casserole Challenge. Last year, nearly 400 casseroles were donated to support families and individuals in need.

Charm City Tribe: Night Shtetl (March 14) Join Charm City Tribe and exeprience Purim through the lens of food, drink, learning, music and theater. Featuring a performance from the Hinenu House Klezmer band.

DBJCC Purim Party (March 15) Join us for some young family fun with a Purim theme – songs, books, crafts and snacks!

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Weekend Events Calendar: St. Patrick’s Parade, Divine Brunch, Raindeer’s record release and more

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Image via Facebook.

This weekend, step out into the streets for a jump start on St. Patrick’s festivities, or check out the city’s up and coming secondhand stores. Plus, art openings, readings and a dig through a trash wheel dumpster.

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