Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by THE ASSOCIATED or ASSOCIATED agencies.
Sunday, June 9
Open Farm Days
1:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Spend this Sunday at the Pearlstone Center monthly for a fun day of friends, farming and festivities. Volunteer alongside other community members and learn about sustainability through hands-on skills workshops such as pickling, cheese-making and composting. Celebrate the seasons, enjoy live entertainment and bring a picnic to eat on the farm.
The event is free. Learn more at pearlstonecenter.org/volunteer/open-farm-days/.
Tuesday, June 11
Business & Professionals Group’s Annual Real Estate Industry Group Event
Meet the leaders of the real estate industry at one of the hottest events and spaces in Baltimore. Mill No. 1 is an adaptive reuse of 19th-century cotton mill buildings transformed into a mixed-use project overlooking the Jones Falls stream. Donald Manekin (Union Mill), Bill Struever (Clipper Mill) and David Tufaro (Mill No. 1) will discuss historic revitalization, the Jones Falls area, and much more. Guests are invited to tour the mill after the program.
Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Mill No. 1 is located at 3000 Falls Road. The event is $35 in advance; $45 at the door. To register, go to associated.org/reig.
Wednesday, June 12
Lunch Spectacular Series Featuring Ilene Dackman-Alon
11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Learn about oral histories and telling your own story in a new and unique way! Ilene Dackman-Alon from the Jewish Museum of Maryland will present “We Live by Stories: How Stories and Storytelling Transform Our Lives” as part of a lunch series at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC, 5700 Park Heights Avenue.
Event is $8 for JCC Members, $12 for Non-Members For more information, call Sara Shvartzman at 410-500-5903 or register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, June 13
Young Adults Volunteer with Ronald McDonald House
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. or 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Bring sunshine to families and children, undergoing medical treatment, who are staying at the Ronald McDonald House, 635 West Lexington Street. From 5:00 to 5:30 p.m., young adults are invited to bring a dinner dish to prepare in the kitchen. At 6:00 p.m., they will serve dinner and visit with the residents. From 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., volunteers will give parents a break, running an activities hour featuring crafts, board games and other fun projects. Volunteers can sign up for each opportunity separately or stay for the whole evening.
Contact Rebecca Weinstock at email@example.com to register or learn more.
Sunday, June 16
Clark Kent’s Bar Mitzvah Party
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Superboy becomes Superman! Celebrate the opening of the new movie, “Man of Steel,” with a coming-of-age party of heroic proportions at the Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street. Enjoy music, food, games, prizes and crafts while reminiscing about Clark Kent’s childhood.
The cost to attend is $5 member individuals, $10 non-member individuals, $13 member families and $18 non-member families. Visit jewishmuseummd.org for more information.
Monday, June 17
Adasha: Creative Arts Through a Jewish Lens Summer Institute
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
High school artists, come explore how identity and art intersect! Participants will meet with local Jewish artists to learn about how their Jewish identities have influenced their art. This intensive program will feature group and individual introspective processing and will culminate in a gallery opening at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC.
The program, which will be held at The Park School of Baltimore, 2425 Old Court Road, runs through June 21. Contact Neely Snyder, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tuesday, June 18
Screening of “Through the Eye of the Needle: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz”
More than 40 years after the Holocaust, Esther Nisenthal Krinitz began creating fabric collage and embroidery panels to tell her story of survival. Esther’s daughter, Bernice Steinhardt, will show and discuss the award winning documentary, “Through the Eye of the Needle,” and the book, Memories of Survival, chronicling her mother’s experiences and artwork.
This free screening will be held at the Myerberg Senior Center, 3101 Fallstaff Road. Go to jewishmuseummd.org for more information.
Wednesday, June 19
THE ASSOCIATED’s 2013 Annual Meeting
Review the challenges and opportunities of the past year, learn about THE ASSOCIATED’s vision for the future and pay tribute to Marc B. Terrill for his decade of service as President of THE ASSOCIATED. Annual meeting will be held at Beth El Congregation, 8101 Park Heights Avenue.