Check out these great events sponsored by THE ASSOCIATED or ASSOCIATED agencies coming up this week in Baltimore.
Sunday, April 14
Jewish Museum of Maryland presents Songs of Arrival / Stories of Refuge
This year’s Herbert H. and Irma B. Risch Memorial Program on Immigration will salute the work of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), the international migration agency of the American Jewish community. “Songs of Arrival/Stories of Refuge” will feature musical performances by artists representing United States immigrant communities, including Andres Salguero (Colombia), Ssuuna (Uganda), the Washington D.C. Turkish Folk Music Group and Susan Leviton, Yiddish folk singer. In addition, Mark Hetfield, CEO and President of HIAS, will speak about the organization’s work and celebrate the career of Inge Weinberger, former Executive Director of HIAS Baltimore.
The event is free and begins at 4:00 p.m. at The Langsdale Library Auditorium, University of Baltimore, 1420 Maryland Avenue. For information, visit jewishmuseummd.org, email Rachel Cylus at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-732-6400, ext. 215.
Sunday, April 14
Playdate Together with Jewish Volunteer Connection
Bring your family and enjoy this intergenerational play date program with the residents of Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center. Families with preschool-aged children or younger will sing songs, play games and interact with Levindale residents during this Sunday activity from Jewish Volunteer Connection.
Event runs 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Levindale, 2434 W. Belvedere Avenue. For information, contact Ashley Pressman at email@example.com or call 410-843-7490.
Thursday, April 18
IMPACT’s “Laugh Out Loud”
He’s the only Iranian-Jewish comedian in the world! Dan Ahdoot, who has performed on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and was a finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” will perform at the University of Baltimore, Wright Theater this Thursday evening. This event is geared for young adults, ages 22-42.
Cost: $30, includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and open bar. The University of Baltimore’s Wright Theater is located at 21 West Mount Royal Avenue. “Laugh Out Loud” runs 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. To register, go to impactbaltimore.org/laughoutloud.
Sunday, April 28
PJ on the Town at the Maryland Zoo
Join other young families at the Maryland Zoo for an afternoon of family fun, including a zoo-wide scavenger hunt, craft activity and animal encounters with a Zoo educator. This PJ Library event is sponsored by the Macks Center for Jewish Education (CJE) and Chizuk Amuno Congregation.
For more information on an afternoon of fun, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., go to cjebaltimore.org/pjtown.
Wednesday, May 1
Men’s Night Out is Back!Back!Back!
ESPN’s Chris Berman, NFL Studio Host and Anchor of “SportsCenter,” is coming to Baltimore for an ASSOCIATED Men’s Night Out. Berman will share behind-the-scenes stories of history’s greatest sports moments, including Cal Ripken Jr.’s record-breaking game, as well as talk about the power of teamwork. Maybe, he’ll even predict another Ravens Super Bowl victory!
Event begins at 7:00 p.m. at the M&T Bank Stadium. Program, which also includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, is $100 to attend, with a $180 minimum gift to THE ASSOCIATED Annual Campaign requested. Register to see Chris Berman at associated.org/mensnight.
Sunday, May 5
Nurture Your Nature at the Pearlstone Center
Tap into the natural world at the Pearlstone Center’s beautiful, tranquil setting at this creative and inspired women-centered afternoon. Make cheese, pickles and more. Donate your handcrafted projects to community organizations. Then, discover hands-on-farming and learn about healthy living. Sponsored by ASSOCIATED Women, “Nurture Your Nature” begins at 2:00 p.m. For information and to register, contact Carly Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org.