Things 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, March 9
Times vary
Good Deeds Day
Volunteer with Jewish Volunteer Connection on Good Deeds Day, the annual worldwide celebration of good deeds. As part of the day, families with school-aged children can stop by the Weinberg Park Heights JCC, 5700 Park Heights Avenue, and stuff Purim bags for patents at Sinai Hospital.

Sunday, March 9
3:00 p.m.
Ideal for all ages, ETHEL offers fun, hip, engaging musical selections ranging from Brazilian Forró to South African Jazz. You’ll hear contemporary compositions from composers influenced by popular and folk traditions from around the world like Hollis Taylor (USA/Eastern Europe), Timo Alakotila (Finland), John King (Mississippi Delta/USA), Rodney Yazzie (Navajo Nation) and more. This is unique concert experience where the audience is absorbed in a sense of community and warmth in an inspired – and inspiring – intimate musical setting.
Performance held at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue in Owings Mills. Learn more and buy advanced tickets at

Wednesday, March 12
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
An Inside Look: Associated Women Campaign Series – What Keeps You Up At Night?
It’s 3:00 a.m. and you’re awake – again. From health to finances and children to aging parents, there’s plenty to worry about. Share strategies and hope during this insightful, practical Inside Look. Participate in breakout sessions based on your response to what keeps you up at night, led by Jewish Community Services professionals. Featured presentation will be by Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA, author of Taking Care of Others While Taking Care of Ourselves. Program will be held at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue. Contact to learn more.

Wednesday, March 12
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
The Associated’s Real Estate Industry Group (REIG) Lunch & Learn
Get the inside scoop on Marketplace at Fells Point, 607 S. Broadway, a planned urban redevelopment that will transform this historic neighborhood in downtown Baltimore. A place where both locals and visitors can gather to eat, shop, relax and call home, this project will feature 159 luxury apartments, and 28,000 square feet of retail space. Lunch will be served. Cost: $20. Register at

Wednesday, March 12
7:30 p.m.
A Story of Hope: An Israeli Bedouin Woman’s Determination for Peace and Coexistence

Join the Baltimore Israel Coalition to hear Amal Elsana Alh’jooj, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and one of the Bedouin community’s most knowledgeable and dedicated leaders. Amal will take us through her personal journey as a leader, and explain how challenges and opportunities have shaped her identity as an orator for women’s rights and Jewish-Arab relations in Israel. Program will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Baltimore North-Pikesville, 1726 Reisterstown Road. Free, but registration is required at

Future Events

Friday, March 14
7:00 p.m.
Unplugged Shabbat
Come together with friends and community this Shabbat at the Bolton Street Synagogue, 212 W. Cold Spring Lane, for an uplifting musical service led by Charm City Tribe’s Rabbi Jessy Gross and Rabbi John Franken. Contact to learn more.

Thursday, March 20
5:00–7:00 p.m
Family Happy Hour at the DBJCC
Downtown JCC

Stop by the Downtown Baltimore JCC for a relaxing evening out. Bring your children to enjoy open play in all DBJCC playrooms while you feast on tasty appetizers and drinks. Cost: $7 member families; $12 guest families.
Learn More!

Thursday, March 20
7:30 p.m.
Baltimore Jewish Film Festival Opens with The Jewish Cardinal
Jewish Cardinal 5 (2)

The 26th annual William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival opens with the Baltimore premiere of The Jewish Cardinal, which tells the amazing true story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants. Lustiger maintained his cultural identity as a Jew even after converting to Catholicism at a young age, and later joining the priesthood.

This year’s film festival runs through April 10. All movies will be held at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue, in Owings Mills. Learn more and purchase tickets at

Sunday, March 23
10:00 a.m.
The Associated’s Doctors’ Brunch
Join Jewish healthcare professionals to network and learn together. Jon Entine, author of Abraham’s Children: Race, Identity, and the DNA of the Chosen People, will talk about ancestry, genetics, Jewish history and Jewish identity. Event will be held at Beth El Congregation, 8101 Park Heights Avenue. Brunch will be served and tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Register at


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