Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by THE ASSOCIATED or ASSOCIATED agencies.
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 email@example.com.
Sunday, May 5
JCC Open House
Stop in at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue, this Sunday morning, 9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a morning of family fun. Get in shape for summer with a free fitness class — SMRT Core: Self-Myofascial Release Therapy and Core Training on a foam roller. Bring your kids and have them try out the obstacle course. Join by Sunday and get the month of May free.
For more details, visit jcc.org or contact Membership Services at 410- 356-5200, ext. 3506.
Sunday, May 5
Cook and Serve Dinner at the Children’s House at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Are you a teen who is looking to make a difference in someone’s life? Join other teens to help cook and serve dinner to the families who are staying at the Johns Hopkins Children’s House at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1915 McElderry Street.
This volunteer activity, which runs 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., is coordinated by the Diller Baltimore Teen Fellows. To sign up, contact Megan Goldsmith, 410-843-7477, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, May 11
The Movement @ the Gordon Center
Come see the Baltimore Improv Group and The Collective perform an evening of unscripted comedy and dance based on audience suggestions. Performance begins at 8:30 p.m. at the Gordon Center For Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills. Tickets are $15; $10 for seniors/students. For details, visit gordoncenter.com.
Tuesday, May, 14
JCC Lunch Spectacular Series Featuring Carolyn Enger
Stop by the Weinberg Park Heights JCC, 5700 Park Heights Avenue, for lunch and music by renowned concert pianist, Carolyn Enger. Listen to the sounds of Enger as she performs Shavuot-themed pieces such as “Three Israeli Dances” by Robert Starer and “Five Pieces for Piano” by Paul Ben-Haim.
Program runs 11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Cost is $8 for JCC members and $12 for non-members. For information, call Sara Shvartzman at 410-500-5903 or register at email@example.com.
Tuesday, May 21
JCS Parent Discussion Series
How do you raise great kids in today’s complicated world? Howard Reznick, Senior Manager of Jewish Community Services (JCS) Prevention Education, will tackle this question and provide tips on how to guide your child in making responsible and wise choices. This is the first of a monthly parent discussion series for parents of children of all ages.
This free program, also sponsored by the JCC, will be held at the JCS Owings Mills location, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue and begins at 6:00 p.m. Babysitting is available for a small fee. For information and to register, contact Lorna Walsh at 410-843-7568 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASSOCIATED Women’s 2013 Annual Meeting
Nancy Lublin, founder of Dress for Success and CEO of dosomething.org, a social entrepreneur, author and think-outside-the-box leader, will share her story and experiences reimagining volunteerism, business and technology. Be inspired by Lublin and other women at the 2013 ASSOCIATED Women’s 2013 Annual Meeting, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Beth Israel Congregation, 3706 Crondall Lane. To register, go to associated.org/womensannualmeeting.
Sunday, June 2
Join our community for a celebration of Israel’s 65th birthday, featuring Matisyahu, Jewish-American reggae and alternative rock musician. The day-long celebration also includes interactive activities for all ages, Israeli food and vendors, an innovation exhibit and much more.
Israel65.will be held at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynbrook Avenue. Tickets are now on sale for the Matisyahu concert, which begins at 4:00 p.m. Prices are $25 for adults and $15 for children under 13. To purchase tickets, go to baltimoreisraelcoalition.org.