What To Do This Week In Baltimore

Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore or Associated agencies.

Sunday, December 15
8:30 a.m.
Baltimore Civil War Bus Tour
Learn Baltimore’s Civil War history first hand with this exclusive bus tour led by prominent Maryland historian and author, Daniel Carroll Toomey. Explore both well-known and forgotten Baltimore sites and discover the ways in which this war has been memorialized in our “Monument City.” The tour includes stops at the Jewish Museum of Maryland and the Maryland Historical Society for guided tours of two special Civil War exhibits. For more information and to register for the tour, contact Trillion Attwood at tattwood@jewishmuseummd.org / 410-732-6400 x215.

Sunday, December 15
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Associated Women Communi-Tea Event featuring Laura Zam

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Join us for an afternoon High Tea at Woodholme Country Club, 300 Woodholme Avenue, as we reveal true stories of authenticity, generosity, quality, responsibility and community. Writer and performer Laura Zam, whose first-person narratives for stage have been presented in New York, Washington, DC, and Prague, Czech Republic, will headline the afternoon event. To register for the Communi-Tea, go to associated.org/tea.

Special Movie Screening of Amour
Tuesday, December 17
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Escape the winter chill and join us for a screening of the film, Amour. Follow the journey of a retired music teacher, Anne, and her husband of 60 years, Georges, as they struggle with the debilitating effects of two strokes and her quality of life. See how Georges and Anne find the nature of their life together irrevocably changed.
The screening will be held at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC, 5700 Park Heights Avenue. Cost is $5 for JCC members and $8 for guests. For information, go to jcc.org/adults/upcoming-jcc-events-for-adults/.

Future Events

Wednesday, December 25
9:00 a.m.
Jewish Volunteer Connection’s Community Mitzvah Day

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Join thousands of volunteers to celebrate this annual community-wide day-of-service by participating in hands-on projects helping those in need in Baltimore and overseas. Assemble 1,500 winter care packages for guests of local shelters, serve meals in area soup kitchens and welcome home troops at the airport, among other opportunities. To learn about volunteer opportunities, go to jvcbaltimore.org/jvc-programs/communitymitzvahday/.

Wednesday, December 25
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Rock Out at the JCC
Rock on and Rock out at Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC on December 25. Join other young families for a day of arts and crafts, rock climbing and rockin’ to the sounds of Drum’s Alive. There’s also a gaga competition and light snacks. Program is free to members and $18 for guest families. For information, contact Amanda Max at amax@jcc.org or 410-559-3548.

Wednesday, December 25
Mitzvah Day project: 10:00 a.m. Guest speaker: 1:00 p.m.
Mitzvahs and Monuments: Remembering Our Veterans at the Jewish Museum of Maryland
Following a Mitzvah Day project – museum-goers will create gift packages for veterans in Baltimore’s VA Medical Center – the Jewish Museum of Maryland invites you to hear the extraordinary story of the “Monuments Men.” This WWII platoon, assigned to rescue the art treasures stolen by the Nazis, will be the subject of a soon-to-be-released movie starring George Clooney. Dr. Michael Kurtz of the University of Maryland will talk about his book, Against the Odds: America, the Monuments Men and Saving Jewish and European Cultural Heritage. For information, contact Trillion Attwood, tattwood@jewishmuseummd.org, or call (410)732-6400 ex.215.

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