A Celebration of the Literary Arts All Ages!
New Location...Baltimore''s Inner Harbor
The Baltimore waterfront from McKeldin Square to Rash Field showcases the written word and those who write them!
200 national renowned, celebrity and regional authors with book signings...Chuck Klosterman, Andre Dubus III, Alice McDermott, Tavis Smiley, Reyna Grande
Food for Thought Stage with O's legend Boog Powell and Rob Kasper, The Fabulous Beekman Boys, Chloe Coscarelli, Jillian Lagasse
National Aquarium Ocean Exploration Stage
Children's Storybook Parade and Village
Live Entertainment, Literary Walking Tours, Poetry Slams and more!!
Details and schedules, visit www.baltimorebookfestival.org
Greater Baltimore Heart Walk
Camden Yards Sports Complex
Lots B & C
The American Heart Association invites you to join their mission to present cardiovascular disease and stroke. Step up to the challenge!
Eat healthy. Exercise. Know Your Numbers and make healthy living a priority at home, work and play!
Begin at the Greater Baltimore Heart Walk. Family-friendly routes, and a fun celebration to save lives from heart disease.
Learn more, visit www.greaterbaltimoreheartwalk.org
A One-of-A--Kind 5K through The Maryland Zoo in Batlimore!
Sunday, September 28
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
It's a wild experience for the serous runner and athletes of all abilities.
5K Run through The Zoo and Druid Hill Park. And....Walk/Run for families with post-race activities!
Benefits Pathfinders for Autism serving in individuals with Autism and their families,
To register, visit www.pathfindersforautism.org
Baltimore's Best Waterfront Pary!
Friday, September 19th
Great food catered by over 70 of Baltimore's top restaurants and caterers
Music by legendary funk bassist and Rock and Roll hall of Famer Bootsy Collins and the Funk Unity Band
Online auction with fabulous items.
Maritime Magic is a benefit in support of the innovative hands-on education and job-training programs provided by Living Classrooms Foundation. Living Classrooms works primarily with youth and young adults living in high-risk environments in the Baltimore.
Tickets, visit www.livingclassrooms.org
ALL ABOARD FOR FUN!
Disney Junior's Choo-Choo Soul rolls into the B&O Railroad Museum
Saturday, October 11tth
Join in the musical adventures of the hip-hop singer,train station manager, Genevieve Goings, and her dancing, beat boxing engineerDC as they entertain families. Two shows only!
Tickets, visit www.borail.org
Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre
A celebration of dance with Ailey's timeless classics and thrilling new works by today's outstanding emerging choreographers and featuring the country's best young dancers!
Two performances only!
Tickets, visit www.tuboxoffice.com
5th Annual "Farm to Chef" Culinary Competition
Monday, September 29th
American Visionary Arts Museum
The American Institute of Wine & Food hosts Maryland's most unique and exciting experience for food enthusiasts. 30 of Baltimore's most talented chefs partners with coal farms to create innovative recipes. It's a one-of-a-kind event and benefits Days of Taste, as discovery-based program that bring farmers, chefs and community volunteers to introduce elementary school children to the basic elements of taste and to teach them how food travels from farm to table.
Tickets, visit www.FarmtoChefMD.com
Encourage your children to read 15 minutes each day. Read together or spend some quiet time with a book. Set an example for your children to become readers ready to learn. It's never too early to start. Toddlers and preschoolers enjoy reading with parents and older siblings.
So get ready and READ 15 minutes each adn every day!
Learn more, visit www.gradelevelreadingbaltimore.org
Childrens Mental Health Matters
It's easy to know your child needs help dealing with a fever or a broken bone, but mental health problems can be harder to identify. The tricky part of parenting is knowing the kinds of behaviors and moods that are usual for the stage of development your child is in - and when your child has gone beyond the norm and needs help.Learn more, visit www.childrensmentalhealthmatters.org.