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Grace Preschool’s Spring Bazaar – April 30


Grace Preschool’s Spring Bazaar is right around the corner, and you are invited! Swing by to shop local Baltimore vendors and grab a light lunch! A few of the great local vendors you’ll find:

Spring into Fashion at The Shops at Kenilworth on April 30



Get out and Spring into Fashion with a day of local shopping at The Shops at Kenilworth on April 30 from 11am-2pm! Enjoy live music, spring trends, in-store happenings, bubbles and more.

Healthy Participants 18 to 45 Years Old are Needed for Investigational Shigella Vaccine Study


What are we researching?
We are evaluating the effectiveness of an investigational shigella vaccine.

What’s involved in being a participant?

  • The research involves up to 8-9 outpatient visits, including a screening session and 2 vaccinations over 8 months (plus up to 2 months for screening).
  • Participants must never have had shigella infection or a shigella vaccine.
  • Participants may also have a 12-day inpatient stay. during the inpatient stay, participants will be “challenged” with live shigella.
  • The shigella challenge involves exposure to the shigella bacteria in order to evaluate whether or not the vaccine is effective in preventing shigella infection.

Participants will be compensated $3,150 to $7,350.



Short Story Fest (May 21-22, 2022) announced the festival schedule for its second year of programming. Short Story Fest is an annual literary festival celebrating all things short story, from children’s books to comic books, from zines to graphic novels and novellas to short books. Hosted by Short Story Book Club, the festival takes on a hybrid format this year, featuring multiple live, online sessions and one in-person event.

Whose Earth (Day)? A Day of Reckoning, Celebrating and Digging in the Dirt at The Ivy Bookshop


The Ivy Bookshop, Vital Matters, and the youth-led environmental group Baltimore Beyond Plastic (BBP) present: Whose Earth (Day)? A Day of Reckoning, Celebration, and Digging in the Dirt, outdoors on the grounds of Ivy Bookshop in Mt. Washington on Saturday, April 23, starting at 12 p.m.

The Park School of Baltimore presents Rise and Shine!



Sponsored by The Park School Admission Office

Join Park School teachers for these fun-filled activity sessions for children ages 3–5.
Free and open to the public. Please register for one, two, or all three sessions!

Baltimore Museum of Art Presents Joan Mitchell

Joan Mitchell. South. 1989. Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris. © Estate of Joan Mitchell.

Through August 14, 2022, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents Joan Mitchell, a retrospective of the internationally renowned artist who attained critical acclaim and success in the male-dominated art circles of 1950s New York, then spent nearly four decades in France creating breathtaking abstract paintings that evoke landscapes, memories, poetry, and music. This comprehensive exhibition features 70 works spanning the artist’s career, including rarely seen early paintings and drawings, vibrant gestural paintings that established her reputation in New York, and enormous multi-panel masterpieces from her later years that immerse viewers with their symphonic color.

Meet Mindy and Talya


Mindy Silverman and Talya Knable, IWP Co-Chairs are eager to help women in the community discover what inspires them to lead, give and take action. We asked them to tell us all about The Associated’s Inspired Women’s Project and what makes it the perfect way for women to find their place in the community and The Associated.

Ivy Bookshop Welcomes Kathryn Schulz this Thursday – April 14


The Ivy is delighted to welcome Kathryn Schulz for a reading and discussion about her new memoir, Lost & Found this Thursday, April 14. Kathryn will be in conversation with Elaine Weiss. This conversation will be moderated by Jennie Hann and held in-person on The Ivy’s back patio. Click here to register for the event.

Pearlstone’s Sustainable Mission Earth Day 2022


Nestled up in the rolling hills of Reisterstown, just outside of Owings Mills, sits the Pearlstone Center and Outdoor Education Campus. This 180-acre campus is the hub for The Associated and Pearlstone’s mission to make The Associated system, and Jewish Baltimore, more sustainable.

Leaving Ukraine: Former Refugee Polina Spirt’s Story


I woke up last night barely being able to breath, hearing sounds of bombs and ammunition. Luckily, I was in my own bed in Pikesville, and it was only the news blaring in the background.

With Extended Hours for Spring Break – Plan a Visit to the Baltimore Museum of Industry


Staying in town for spring break? Plan a visit to the Baltimore Museum of Industry for industrial-sized fun. The museum has extended hours for the weeks of Easter and Passover.

Saturday Morning at 32nd Street Farmers Market

Beau Z. Brendt, newly appointed Executive Director and co-owner of Max’s Degrees receiving the Governor Commendation for keeping the market open and safe during the pandemic.

Rain, snow or shine…farmers and vendors — and their customers — in the greater Baltimore area know Saturday is Market Day in Waverly.



  • Installation view of How Do We Know The World? Exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art, November 2021. Photo by Mitro Hood. ©

Now you’ll have even more time to linger among The Baltimore Museum of Art collection, visit ticketed exhibitions, and browse gifts at The BMA Shop. As part of the Endowment for the Future, launched in 2020, the BMA identified five ways to achieve museum-wide change. These goals included offering free admission for special exhibitions, raising salaries for all staff members, and increasing access to art by expanding open hours.

14 Things to Know About the Baltimore Ravens Number One Fan


Lisa Abrams’s claim to fame goes beyond her work with The Associated’s Insight Israel Forum. Let’s get straight to it…there’s so much to cover. Here are 14 things to know about Lisa Abrams.