All events were scheduled at the time of posting. Please confirm with event hosts before making plans.

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May

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Through May 31


​Spring Explorer Race Series. Spring is coming! While in-person events look to slowly make a comeback, Charm City Run has created a fun challenge to keep you motivated AND maybe show you some new places to run! The Spring Explorer Race Series is a bundle of 7 races run over the course of 8 weeks with actual courses in different communities around the greater Baltimore area. It’s a racing experience you haven’t seen before with some really practical SWAG! Packet pick ups in store or by mail; complete at least 5 of the courses to be eligible for series scoring. Let's go #exploringontherun! You can sign up for individual races, or the entire bundle. $10 Individual; $50 Bundle (increases to $60 on 4/1). Run when you want to. Various locations, see link for details. https://www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/sers

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Through May 9


​A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction. Baltimore’s own Miranda Rose Hall returns to Center Stage with this darkly comic world premiere play. The Zero Omissions Theater Company desperately wants the audiences of their climate change play to WAKE UP! But when things don’t go as planned, it’s up to their stage manager/light board operator/dramaturg Naomi to find a new way of telling their story. In this communal experience like no other, the play becomes an awakening about how to be human in an era of man-made extinction. Presented virtually by Center Stage. Show times vary; see link for ticket sales and more information. $40 household; $25 individual; $15 student or senior. https://www.centerstage.org/plays-and-events/mainstage/a-play-for-the-living-in-a-time-of-extinction/



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​We Heart Moms Virtual 5K - BCRP $5 5K. Now in it's sixth year and looking forward to bringing nine city-wide 5K events taking place virtually April through December. Sign up to enjoy one (or all) of these races. Runners and walkers alike will enjoy the fresh air, fitness, and fun. Although participants cannot all be together this year, they can join each other virtually for each of the races. You will be able to print a virtual bib, report your results, share your photos as well as have an interactive race experience using the RaceJoy app. $5 per race or $40 for the entire series. https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/Baltimore/WeHeartMoms



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BodyWERK Fitness. Join Queen D for her signature BodyWERK Fitness class in Center Plaza every Saturday, featuring DJ Mook. Bring water and a towel. Please follow social distancing protocols and wear a mask during outdoor fitness classes. Registration is required. $5. 10AM-11AM. Center Plaza, 100 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bodywerk-fitness-tickets-151824879301


Virtual Jamercise. Enjoy an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance and hot new music. Presented via Zoom. FREE. 10AM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/jamercise_1494#.YImFun1Kiys


Yard Sale & Craft Fair. The Human Society of Harford County shelter is hosting an outdoor yard sale & craft fair and you’re invited tc come out to shop all the different vendors and support the animals, too. The shelter will have apparel for both pets and people, pet supplies, furniture, and too many other treasures to list! Rain date is Saturday, May 15th. FREE. 10AM-2PM. The Human Society of Harford County, 2208 Connolly Rd., Fallston. https://www.harfordshelter.org/event/yard-sale-craft-fair


​Poetry Online Discussion of Poems by Asian Americans. ​In honor of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, join the Enoch Pratt Free Library for a discussion of several poems by Asian Americans chosen by their librarians. Presented via Zoom. FREE. 11AM-12:30AM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/poetry_online_discussion_of_work_by_several_asian_american_poets#.YImGdX1Kiys


The Peabody Preparatory Tuned In Program: Drum Baltimore. Using buckets and drum sticks as a drum, students will learn a fun, engaging and interactive drumming song that will have New Orleans Brass Band accompaniment by Peabody Tuned In students' "Triple Threat Brass." Each student will earn a pair of drum sticks upon completion of the class. Peabody will have onsite "musical ambassadors" to answer questions that students and parents have about ways to study music. Program is limited to 10 participants and pre-registration is required. To register, call the Patterson Park Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library at 410-396-0983. FREE. 1PM & 2:15PM. Patterson Park Branch, Enoch Pratt Free Library, 158 N Linwood Ave., Baltimore. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/drum_baltimore1#.YImR0H1Kiys


Sidewalk Serenades: Ari & The Buffalo Kings. ​Songs from the heart-mind! Introspective and humorous, Ari and the Buffalo Kings play original tunes inspired by Spanish guitar, classical flute, folksy three-part harmonies, and rhythms from around the globe. Close (But Not Too Close) Personal Concerts ushers Spring into Baltimore with short (20-30 min) performances that come directly to you. Performers will come to the confirmed address, text the resident upon arrival and, like a burst of sunlight through these gray skies, share their talents from the sidewalk. The fee for each performance will be shared between the artist and Creative Alliance to help keep the arts thriving in Baltimore! $100. Time slots available for 1PM-4PM and 6PM as of this posting. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/ari-buffalo-kings


Tianquiztli: A Special Day With Mama (Outdoor Market). Flowers are simple, but they are also powerful, aromatic, and even delicious! In Mexico, there is a flower for every occasion. Some wildflowers celebrate and honor the Day of the Dead, some are used to represent love and affection, and others are chosen for exquisite recipes. Join Creative Alliance for their first Tianquiztli market of 2021 while they share the beauty and delightful flavors of flowers. Stop by the lot across from Creative Alliance on East Ave. for the Tianquiztli Marketplace to honor our Mothers! Peruse the market, sample tasty traditional food, learn about the meaning of flowers, and listen to live music! FREE. 3PM-7PM. ​Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/tianquiztli-special-day-mama


Sip & Stroll: Maryland Zoo History. ​Using historic photos and vintage Zoo maps, this tour charts the history of the Maryland Zoo from its inception in 1876 as a park attraction to its current role as a major urban cultural and conservation organization in Baltimore.​ Tickets include 3 drinks (beer, wine or soda), one food truck meal from B'More Greek, a guided tour and after-hours visit to various Zoo habitats. $65. 5PM-8PM. Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Mansion House, One Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/sip-and-stroll/zoo-history/



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​Virtual Planetarium. Explore outer space and learn stories about the stars! Join students from Johns Hopkins University as they join the Enoch Pratt Free Library live from the planetarium to tell us stories about constellations. Presented via Facebook Live. FREE. 6PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/virtual_planetarium_4147#.YImTSH1Kiys



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Tuesday Tunes: Kane Shimabukuro & Tara "Trinity" Villanueva. Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Kane Shimabukuro & Tara "Trinity" Villanueva. Born and raised in Columbia Maryland, Kane has always had a fondness for all things Hawaiian. He began his studies in Hawaiian culture at the age of 2 and has gone on to perform in various venues throughout the world. Kane continues to learn and share his love and knowledge of Hawaiian and other Polynesian cultures through song and dance. Washington, DC resident Tara "Trinity" Villanueva is a story teller, an award-winning classical pianist, songwriter, a Broadway singer/actress, a visual artist & a Polynesian dancer. Presented via Zoom and Facebook Live. FREE. 2PM. ​https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/tuesday_tunes_live_hawaiian_music_with_kane_shimabukuro#.YImTyH1Kiys



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Lunchtime Yoga. ​Enjoy Namaste by Natalie yoga classes in Center Plaza every Wednesday. Bring your own mat and water. Please follow social distancing protocols and wear a mask during outdoor fitness classes. Registration required. FREE. 12PM-1PM. Center Plaza, 100 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lunchtime-yoga-tickets-151831055775


Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia. ​Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Wear comfortable clothes that allow a full range of motion and don't forget to put down your yoga mat. Presented via Zoom. FREE. 5:30PM-6:30PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/yoga_for_everyone_in_central_hall#.YImDEX1Kiys


​Margaritaville Happy Hour. There is so much more to Mexican cuisine than the Tex-Mex we see in most Mexican restaurants these days. The Baja is one of the most exciting regions in terms of cuisine and surprisingly, in winemaking, in Mexico. In this class, you’ll roast Tomatillos and onions to make a unique Guacamole, build Tacos con Ropa Viejo, make a stuffing of shrimp and Queso Blanco for stuffed Chile Rellenos, make Queso con Chorizo and deep fry the desert favorite of the region - Churros. There will be plenty of limes for juicing! $59. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/margaritaville-happy-hour-tickets-144395664319


​Brown Lecture Series: Tamara Winfrey-Harris. Tamara Winfrey-Harris will be in conversation about her new book, Dear Black Girl. More than a year ago, author Tamara Winfrey-Harris asked a few Black women on social media to write 12 honest, open, and inspiring letters of support to young Black girls in a workshop aged thirteen to twenty-one to. She asked them to write letters that were loving, truthful, vulnerable, feminist, anti-racist, body positive, LGBTQ+ positive, anti–respectability politics, and pro–Black girl. Instead of twelve letters, she received more than fifty from all over the world. And she continues to receive them. In Dear Black Girl, Winfrey-Harris introduces and organizes a selection of these letters, modeling how black women can nurture future generations. Each chapter ends with a prompt encouraging girls to write a letter to themselves, teaching the art of self-love and self-nurturing. Registration not required, but encouraged. Presented via Zoom and Facebook Live. FREE. 8PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/brown_lecture_series_tamara_winfrey_harris#.YImUYX1Kiys 



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​Lunch and Learn: Baltimore Women and Benevolence During the Civil War. Want to know more about the largely untold story of Maryland’s Women and the Civil War home front? Join this overview of their wartime roles as Rob Schoeberlein, the Acting Archivist of Baltimore City, recounts activities that range from nursing care and charitable work to smuggling and spying, with a few female soldier stories added as well. Lots of Baltimore history will be featured. You might have heard of the Cary sisters of “Maryland, My Maryland” fame, but what about Mary Prout and her friends? Come learn about women that you may not know, but who all deserve to be celebrated. Registration not required, but encouraged. FREE. Presented via Zoom and Facebook Live. 1PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/lunch_and_learn#.YImV831Kiys


Sip & Stroll: Amazing Animal Adaptations. Explore species’ unique adaptations and learn how their needs are met here at the Maryland Zoo with the highest quality of care from the animal and veterinary teams. Tickets include 3 drinks (beer, wine or soda), one food truck meal from Triple J, a guided tour and after-hours visit to various Zoo habitats. $65. 5PM-8PM. Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, One Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/sip-and-stroll/amazing-animal-adaptations/


Cooking with Beer. Beer and Happy Hour pretty much go together! Schola is gathering up a variety of brews to use as their main ingredients for this beer laden menu: Beer Battered Onion Rings, Dark Beer Braised Beef Sliders with Spicy Slaw, Beer Steamed Mussels with Garlic and Herbs, Beer infused Mac & Cheese and Deep-Fried Beer Brownies. $59. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cooking-with-beer-tickets-144652279863

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Black Eyed Susan Day. Preakness 146 weekend will open with the 97th Black Eyed Susan Day and will once again feature the $250,000 George E. Mitchell Black Eyed Susan Stakes (G1). A day of fashion, fun and celebration of the fillies. Grab your friends, flaunt your style and come enjoy one of Maryland’s most prestigious races. Last year, 1/ST and the Maryland Jockey Club announced the renaming of this historic race to honor the late George E. Mitchell and his work within the Park Heights community. Ticket options and prices vary; see link for details. Doors open at 10AM. Pimlico Race Course, 5201 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore. https://www.preakness.com/black-eyed-susan

Twilight Family Stroll. Ever wonder what happens at the Zoo after hours and the lights go out? Bring your friends, family, and flashlight for this guided tour of the Zoo as the sun goes down. Learn how to use your senses at night and how animals are adapted to life in the dark. Participants will tour the Zoo from a whole new perspective. $35 member; $45 non-member. 5PM-7PM. The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, One Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/twilight-family-stroll/may-14/



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Preakness. The second jewel of the Triple Crown series returns with Preakness 146. Join the roar of the crowd and witness the Middle Jewel of Thoroughbred racing. All eyes will be on the Preakness Stakes as we discover if Triple Crown potential lives on. If it doesn’t happen here, it doesn’t happen at all. In full consideration for the health and safety of guests, horsemen, those on the backstretch and employees, 1/ST EXPERIENCE will deliver an entirely re-imagined entertainment and curated hospitality experience inclusive of COVID-19 protocols. From indoor dining in the Grandstand to premium outdoor viewing from the 1/ST Turn Suites and the iconic Turfside Terrace, guests will enjoy everything the Preakness has to offer in safety. Corporate Village Suites will feature luxury open air cabanas, lounge seating and the best race day views from their new spot on the home stretch. Doors open at 9AM. Ticket options and prices vary; see link for details. Pimlico Race Course, 5201 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore. https://www.preakness.com/


BodyWERK Fitness. Join Queen D for her signature BodyWERK Fitness class in Center Plaza every Saturday, featuring DJ Mook. Bring water and a towel. Please follow social distancing protocols and wear a mask during outdoor fitness classes. Registration is required. $5. 10AM-11AM. Center Plaza, 100 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bodywerk-fitness-tickets-151824879301


Healthy Little Cooks: Banana Sailboats & Oats. In this class, your little chef will cook with Healthy Little Cooks to create a delicious sailboat made from bananas. You'll then learn about a few key ingredients found in different parts of the world. Key Ingredients: Banana, oats, milk, peanut butter or Nut Butter, cocoa powder, strawberries, and frozen blueberries. Presented via Facebook Live. FREE. 10AM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/healthy_little_cooks_banana_sailboats#.YImWu31Kiys


Plant a Children's Garden at the Canton Library Branch. Help the Enoch Pratt Free Library plant a Children's Garden at the Canton Branch. Children will help plant basil, oregano, and green onions, as well as take part in activities to learn about plant care. Participation is limited to 10 (adults and children); pre-registration is required. To register, call 410-396-8548. FREE. 11AM. Canton Branch, Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1030 S Ellwood Ave., Baltimore. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/plant_a_childrens_garden_at_the_canton_branch#.YImXKX1Kiys


Sidewalk Serenades: J Pope and the HearNow. J Pope and the HearNow hope that their music will do two things for you: 1. Improve your day, and 2. Refresh your perspective about the lives we all live and the spaces we share. The HearNow's sound is a musical exploration into the deepest pockets of soul and hip-hop, lined with the dirty sonic lint of funk, as well as the sudden, sometimes unexpected twists of bebob and funk fusion. The music is topped with the lyrics of front woman, J Pope, who ziggs and zaggs between clever lyrical melodies and rapid-fire rhymes with a free-feeling flow and a sophisticated swagger. Let's get some of the swagger to your sidewalk on this beautiful Saturday! Close (But Not Too Close) Personal Concerts ushers Spring into Baltimore with short (20-30 min) performances that come directly to you. Performers will come to the confirmed address, text the resident upon arrival and, like a burst of sunlight through these gray skies, share their talents from the sidewalk. The fee for each performance will be shared between the artist and Creative Alliance to help keep the arts thriving in Baltimore! $150. Time slots from 12PM-6PM and 8PM available as of this posting. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/j-pope-and-hearnow


Date Night - Steak House. Sign up for this class at Schola and explore one of America's most loved cuisine - Meat & Potatoes! Steak houses dominate the American restaurant scene with their classic menus and fancy interiors. You'll tackle the classics - the Wedge Salad with Candied Bacon and Blue Cheese Dressing, Flintstone-esque Roasted Ribeyes, Lobster Stuffed Baked Potatoes, Creamed Spinach and the Double Chocolate Brownie with Ice Cream and Hot Fudge to finish the night. $79.99. 6PM-9PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. ​https://www.eventbrite.com/e/date-night-steak-house-tickets-144188669191



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Understanding American BBQ and its Sauces. As BBQ guru Steven Raichlen says, “Smoke may be the soul of barbecue, but the sauce gives it personality.” But where you are from will define what you believe is barbecue sauce! In Kansas City it is thick, red and sweet…Texas is kind of the same but no sweetness and more vinegar…in North Carolina it’s vinegar based and in South Carolina it’s all about the mustard…in Alabama it’s made with mayo and vinegar! Slow cooking meat takes some time, so this class will teach you how to make the best brisket, pork butt, ribs and sausages around. Schola will have the classics side dishes ready; spicy slaw, kitchen sink potato salad and lots of pickled vegetables. They’ll also make all the regional sauces for participants to experiment with and then you’ll sit down to a national barbecued meat feast! **THIS CLASS IS MORE DEMONSTRATION THAN MOST OF SCHOLA'S HANDS-ON CLASSES** $69.99. 12PM-2:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-american-bbq-and-its-sauces-tickets-144401078513


Uncovering Forgotten History Part 1 with Salvage Arc. In this workshop, you will learn how to use library resources to find your property (or others) on historic maps and legality; learn how to search for items in the field, asking these questions: What am I looking for? Clues? The workshop will end with a public Q&A. Hosted by Evan Woodard, the Baltimore, Maryland based explorer, photographer, and amateur historian behind Salvage Arc. Join him on his hunt for lost relics as he searches for forgotten 18th to 20th-century homesteads, rubbish dumps, and privies. Presented via Zoom and Facebook Live. FREE. 1PM-2PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/uncovering_forgotten_history_part_1_with_salvage_arc#.YImYJH1Kiys


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The Art of Baking Bread. This class will tackle one of the most rewarding and enjoyable tasks in the kitchen...making bread! Nothing beats that smell! Participants and class instructors will talk about leavening agents and different types of flour, bread baking ovens and different techniques of the trade. You'll also bake five different types of bread; Irish soda bread, focaccia, whole grain bread, flat breads and the 'old school' Parker House rolls. $59. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-baking-bread-tickets-144401449623



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The Amazing Acrocats Bounce into Baltimore. This show sells out! Get your tickets early so you don't miss it. Real Rescued Acrobatic House Cats Perform in Baltimore! The Amazing Acro-cats Featuring Tuna and the Rock Cats are a troupe of touring performing house cats. This one-of-a-kind, two hour long purrformance features talented domesticated house cats roll on balls, ride skateboards, jump through hoops, and more! The finale is the only all-cat band in the entire world - Tuna and the Rock Cats! The current band lineup features St. Clawed on guitar, Bue on drums, Nue on keyboard, and NOW some brand new members: Ahi on woodblocks and Albacore on cowbell, Roux on trumpet, and Oz on Saxophone. There is even a chicken - Cluck Norris - rockin' the tambourine! This show is rescheduled from last May and may be rescheduled again. $25 general admission; $21 child/senior; $35 VICP (rows 2-4); $31 VICP (rows 2-4) child/senior; $45 front row. Show times vary; see link for ticket sales. Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2020/amazing-acrocats-bounce-baltimore



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Spring Canning & Preserving. Once considered a lost art, the canning and preserving of foods from the garden in the end of summer to use through the winter has become popular once again. This class will explore the different methods and techniques used to can and preserve food including pressure canning, pickling, and confit. Then you'll jump in and get our hands dirty making different versions of pickles, asparagus, ramps, preserves and jams. $59. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-canning-preserving-tickets-144653104329



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Lunchtime Yoga. ​Enjoy Namaste by Natalie yoga classes in Center Plaza every Wednesday. Bring your own mat and water. Please follow social distancing protocols and wear a mask during outdoor fitness classes. Registration required. FREE. 12PM-1PM. Center Plaza, 100 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lunchtime-yoga-tickets-151831055775


​A Novelist’s Journey Across 20th Century Egypt: An Afternoon with Ambassador Tawfik. An afternoon with Ambassador Mohamad Tawfik as he discusses his work as a diplomat, novelist, and everything in between. Moderated by Karen Leggett Abouraya, Co-Chair, Baltimore Luxor Alexandria Sister City Committee. Registration not required, but encouraged. Presented via Zoom and Facebook Live. FREE. 1PM-2PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/writers_live_ambassador_mohamad_tawfik#.YImb-X1Kiys


Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia. ​Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Wear comfortable clothes that allow a full range of motion and don't forget to put down your yoga mat. Presented via Zoom. FREE. 5:30PM-6:30PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/yoga_for_everyone_in_central_hall#.YImDEX1Kiys


The Art of Making Pizza. Pizza, probably one of the most enjoyed foods in this country, is fun and easy to make from scratch at home. Participants in this class will learn to make both a thin crust and deep-dish pizza crust, craft sauces and prepare toppings for this ubiquitous food. You'll then spend the rest of the class making our own pizzas and eating them! $59. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-making-pizza-tickets-151139274639


​Hackerman Foundation Best & Next Series: BD Wong. BD Wong will be in conversation about his career. Award-winning actor BD Wong is one of America’s most versatile performers. BD has been on screens big and small for the last 20 years, appearing in such hits as Law & Order: SVU, Oz, Gotham, Jurassic Park, and Jurassic World. He received an Emmy nomination for his role as whiterose and Minister Zhang in USA's Mr. Robot. Registration not required, but encouraged. Presented via Zoom and Facebook Live. FREE. 7PM-8PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/hackerman_foundation_best_next_series_bd_wong#.YIma531Kiys



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The Cuisine of Morocco. Moroccan cuisine is an amalgam of Mediterranean, Arabic, Andalusian and Berber influences imposed on a country rich in tradition and culture. Participants in this class will craft two starters - Rghaif, a folded flat bread stuffed with caramelized onion and raisins and Briouats, spinach rolls with Caper Sauce. You'll then make two tagines - Chicken with Preserved Lemon, Green Olives & Thyme and a tagine of Sweet Potato, Shallots, Carrots and Prunes. No Moroccan meal would be complete without couscous. You'll make the traditional steamed version in a Couscousiér along with Braised Beef and Apricots. And for dessert – spiced oranges over ice cream with mint. $79.99. 6PM-9PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-cuisine-of-morocco-tickets-144653513553



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​Designing AVAM: Virtually Tour with the Building Architects. Take a virtual tour of AVAM with architects Rebecca Swanston and Diane Cho as they reflect on the museum's design, recently voted Baltimore's Most Beloved in Baltimore Architecture Foundation's competition. Rebecca Hoffberger, AVAM's founder & director, joins to give her history on collaborating with them. Presented via Zoom; registration required. FREE, donations accepted. 1PM-1:30PM. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designing-the-avam-winner-of-baltimore-architecture-madness-tickets-151219408321


Sip & Stroll: Animal Sex and Mating. Discover the secrets, scandals, and shockingly true facts about animal courtship. Go inside the rarely discussed world of wildlife matchmaking at zoos and the behind-the-scenes work that takes place. Tickets include 3 drinks (beer, wine or soda), one food truck meal from B'More Greek, a guided tour and after-hours visit to various Zoo habitats. $65. 5PM-8PM. The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, One Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/sip-and-stroll/animal-sex-mating/


Date Night - 'Classic French'. If you have a love for classic French cooking, then this is the perfect class to spend an evening with your favorite Sous Chef creating France’s great dishes. You’ll make the classic Gougeres as a quick snack while we create the following three courses: Bouillabaisse, Baguette, Rouille; Beef Wellington, Asparagus with Hollandaise, Parsley Potatoes; and Dark Chocolate Tart, Candied Hazelnut, Crème Anglaise, Chantilly Cream. $79.99. 6PM-9PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/date-night-classic-french-tickets-144190155637



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Audubon Birdwatching Tour of Druid Hill Park. Druid Hill Park is Baltimore's oldest large park and is home to 745 acres of forests, fields, and a large lake. 189 species of birds have been documented here, including nesting Baltimore orioles and yellow-crowned night herons. Audubon experts will lead participants in search of avian friends! No experience necessary. BYOBinoculars! ​FREE. 8AM-9:30AM. Druid Hill Park, 3001 East Dr., Baltimore. https://patterson.audubon.org/events/audubon-birdwatching-tour-druid-hill-park


BodyWERK Fitness. Join Queen D for her signature BodyWERK Fitness class in Center Plaza every Saturday, featuring DJ Mook. Bring water and a towel. Please follow social distancing protocols and wear a mask during outdoor fitness classes. Registration is required. $5. 10AM-11AM. Center Plaza, 100 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bodywerk-fitness-tickets-151824879301


Virtual Jamercise. Enjoy an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance and hot new music. Presented via Zoom. FREE. 10AM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/jamercise_1494#.YImFun1Kiys


​Poetry Workshop with Cherrie Woods and Alan King. ​Though self-publishing and book promotion are becoming common, poetry remains a niche market. Even bookstores will typically just sell acknowledged classics, academic anthologies, and a few books by today’s most famous poets. How does a poet become successful and increase book sales since poetry has its own unique nuances and requirements for promotion? Cherrie Woods (book publicist/self-published poet) along with Alan King (traditionally published poet) will share strategies for promoting your poetry project. Registration required. Presented via Zoom. FREE. 12PM-1:30PM. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poetry-workshop-with-cherrie-woods-and-alan-king-tickets-151691289731


Sidewalk Serenades: Brandon Woody and UPENDO. ​Brandon Woody and UPENDO perform with a spiraling, transcendent spirt, creating a vibration of Baltimore Black musical uplift. Led by trumpeter Brandon Woody, the group is a young, powerhouse of players creating their own energy and sound. Baltimore is learning about how special this group is. Soon the rest of the country will know. Close (But Not Too Close) Personal Concerts ushers Spring into Baltimore with short (20-30 min) performances that come directly to you. Performers will come to the confirmed address, text the resident upon arrival and, like a burst of sunlight through these gray skies, share their talents from the sidewalk. The fee for each performance will be shared between the artist and Creative Alliance to help keep the arts thriving in Baltimore! $200. Time slots available from 12PM-4:30PM. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/brandon-woody-and-upendo-0


Sidewalk Serenades: Nelson Cade lll. ​In February of 2020, Nelson turned all four chairs on the NBC hit show “The Voice” with his version of Stevie Ray Vaughns "Pride and Joy." He had made it to the Top 20 when COVID took the world for a ride. The Orange County, California native now calls Baltimore home and is ready to turn all the chairs on your front stoop. Close (But Not Too Close) Personal Concerts ushers Spring into Baltimore with short (20-30 min) performances that come directly to you. Performers will come to the confirmed address, text the resident upon arrival and, like a burst of sunlight through these gray skies, share their talents from the sidewalk. The fee for each performance will be shared between the artist and Creative Alliance to help keep the arts thriving in Baltimore! $100. Time slots available from 12PM-8PM. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/nelson-cade-lll-1

Dutch Tile Painting with Baltimore Sister Cities. Join the Baltimore Rotterdam Sister Cities Committee and learn how to decorate typical Dutch blue-and-white Delftware tiles. Delftware is a famous painting style from the Netherlands that became well-known around the world in the 17th century. Channel your creativity in this workshop and give these characteristic tiles a unique, personal touch. This program is limited to 10 participants and pre-registration is required. To register, call the Washington Village Library Branch at (410) 396-1099 or email wsh@prattlibrary.org. FREE. 1PM. Washington Village Branch, Enoch Pratt Free Library, 856 Washington Blvd., Baltimore. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/dutch_tile_painting_with_baltimore_sister_cities#.YIme9X1Kiys
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Sidewalk Serenades: Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer. Two time GRAMMY® Award Winners, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer are master musicians with a career spanning over 35 years. Their superb harmonies are backed by instrumental virtuosity on the guitar, five-string banjo, ukulele, mandolin, cello-banjo, and many other instruments. Let those harmonies lift your soul this Spring. Close (But Not Too Close) Personal Concerts ushers Spring into Baltimore with short (20-30 min) performances that come directly to you. Performers will come to the confirmed address, text the resident upon arrival and, like a burst of sunlight through these gray skies, share their talents from the sidewalk. The fee for each performance will be shared between the artist and Creative Alliance to help keep the arts thriving in Baltimore! $125. Time slots available from 1PM-2PM and 5PM-6PM as of this posting.​ https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/cathy-fink-marcy-marxer


A Tribute to Julia Child. Nobody can argue that Julia Child started it all, cooking shows on television, this country cooking French classics rather than over cooked steak and green beans, etc. Join Schola as they pay tribute to this icon of American gastronomy. This class will tackle some of her favorite dishes - Potato Leek Soup, Beef Bourguignon with Parsley Potatoes and Apple Clafoutis with Chantilly Cream and Candied Hazelnuts. $79.99. 6PM-9PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore.



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Farmers Market Brunch. Meet the Schola class instructor at the northeast corner of the Market at 8AM, right in front of Zeke's Coffee. You can grab a cup of their latest roast and then wander the stalls, purchasing whatever the season has to offer. You'll then head back to Schola to cook several brunch dishes using whatever great produce and other food items that you've found. It's a great way to learn about different foods you may have never even thought to purchase or try to cook. $65. 8AM-11:30AM. Baltimore Farmer's Market & Bazaar, E Holliday and Saratoga Sts, Baltimore & Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/farmers-market-brunch-tickets-144196813551


​Sidewalk Serenades: Outcalls. “Electronic opera queens” of Baltimore create a street-ready show featuring all those ear-hair tickling melodic and harmonic surprises that they are known for plus some extra acoustic flair to light up your sidewalk. Close (But Not Too Close) Personal Concerts ushers Spring into Baltimore with short (20-30 min) performances that come directly to you. Performers will come to the confirmed address, text the resident upon arrival and, like a burst of sunlight through these gray skies, share their talents from the sidewalk. The fee for each performance will be shared between the artist and Creative Alliance to help keep the arts thriving in Baltimore! $100. Time slots available from 12PM-1PM and 3PM-4PM as of this posting. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/outcalls


Uncovering Forgotten History Part 2 with Salvage Arc. In this workshop, you will learn how to use library resources to research your finds; and, learn how to clean your finds. The workshop will end with a public Q&A. Hosted by Evan Woodard, the Baltimore, Maryland based explorer, photographer, and amateur historian behind Salvage Arc. Join him on his hunt for lost relics as he searches for forgotten 18th to 20th-century homesteads, rubbish dumps, and privies. Presented via Zoom and Facebook Live. FREE. 1PM-2PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/uncovering_forgotten_history_part_2_with_salvage_arc#.YImfhH1Kiys


​Blue Water Baltimore: Nature Mindfulness Walk. Our quest to protect our environment is a noble and necessary pursuit; however, without regular sensory experiences grounded in the natural world we can easily lose sight of what we are fighting for. Engaging in frequent direct experiences in nature puts our environmental work into perspective. During this session, participants will explore the more-than-human world through their senses, learn about urban watershed ecology, and have the opportunity to reflect upon and share the insights that nature-based experiences yield. Registration is limited to 10 participants. To register, email events@prattlibrary.org. FREE. 3PM. Herring Run Park, 3800 Belair Rd., Baltimore. https://bcrp.baltimorecity.gov/parks/herring-run



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What Do You Know About Maryland? Think you know everything there is to know about Maryland? Eager to learn more? Join this fun, trivia-style virtual program, where you can test your knowledge of Marylandia, while learning about the people, places, and things that make this state great. Presented in collaboration with the Keswick Wise & Well Resource Center. To register, call 410-662-4363. FREE. 3PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/what_do_you_know_about_maryland#.YImgwH1Kiys


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​Tuesday Tunes: U.S. Army Field Band Chamber Series. ​An ensemble of musicians from the United States Army Field Band, the Musical Ambassadors of the Army, present a diverse array of chamber music featuring a clarinet quartet & a brass quintet. Presented via Zoom and Facebook Live. FREE. 2PM. ​https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/tuesday_tunes_us_army_field_band_chamber_series#.YImhdn1Kiys


​Black Women & Nostalgia with Alanah Davis and Sharayna Christmas. As two Black women with roots in New York City, Baltimore transplants Alanah Davis and Sharayna Christmas will read essays, poems, and muse on what it means to use Nostalgia as a tool for healing. Regristration not required, but encouraged. Presented via Zoom and Facebook Live. FREE. 7PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/an_evening_with_alanah_nicole#.YImiAX1Kiys



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Lunchtime Yoga. ​Enjoy Namaste by Natalie yoga classes in Center Plaza every Wednesday. Bring your own mat and water. Please follow social distancing protocols and wear a mask during outdoor fitness classes. Registration required. FREE. 12PM-1PM. Center Plaza, 100 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lunchtime-yoga-tickets-151831055775


​The Beatles: Fifty Years Later. A respected musicologist once referred to The Beatles as, “one of the most transforming entities of 20th century music” and claimed that they changed the course of popular music forever. Can that possibly be true? Were they really so much more than just four rock ’n roll “mop tops”? And what made them such a strong force that their music is still popular now, more than 50 years later? Join the Enoch Pratt Free Library for the discussion and explore the phenomenon that was The Beatles--their growth, originality, musical innovations and lyric depth. Presented via Zoom and Facebook Live. FREE. 2PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/the_beatles_-_fifty_years_later#.YImnsn1Kiys


Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia. ​Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Wear comfortable clothes that allow a full range of motion and don't forget to put down your yoga mat. Presented via Zoom. FREE. 5:30PM-6:30PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/yoga_for_everyone_in_central_hall#.YImDEX1Kiys


Italian Happy Hour. Nobody enjoys eating as much as the Italians! They always start meals with small bites of great food and good bread. This cooking class will create the great Sicilian spread - Eggplant Caponata and then fry cheese stuffed Arancini, roasted garlic and purée to spread on fresh baked Focaccia Bread, roll Polpetini (Mini Meatballs) and braise them in a rustic Tomato sauce and smoked albacore tuna to mix with olive oil, lemon & herbs. $59. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/italian-happy-hour-tickets-144397235017



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Sidewalk Serenades: Katherine Fahey & Dan Van Allen. ​Crankie creator Katherine Fahey, and collaborator, artist Dan Van Allen concoct a magical variety show serenade. Experience crankies, puppets, music, and poetry - all performed off of the front of Dan’s VW Bus that he converted to accommodate this special performance!​ Close (But Not Too Close) Personal Concerts ushers Spring into Baltimore with short (20-30 min) performances that come directly to you. Performers will come to the confirmed address, text the resident upon arrival and, like a burst of sunlight through these gray skies, share their talents from the sidewalk. The fee for each performance will be shared between the artist and Creative Alliance to help keep the arts thriving in Baltimore! $125. Time slots available from 8:30PM-9:30PM both days. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/katherine-fahey-dan-van-allen



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Date Night - Steak House. This Schola class will explore one of America's most loved cuisine - Meat & Potatoes! Steak houses dominate the American restaurant scene with their classic menus and fancy interiors. You'll tackle the classics - the Wedge Salad with Candied Bacon and Blue Cheese Dressing, Flintstone-esque Roasted Ribeyes, Lobster Stuffed Baked Potatoes, Creamed Spinach and the Double Chocolate Brownie with Ice Cream and Hot Fudge to finish the night. $79.99. 6PM-9PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/date-night-steak-house-tickets-144194855695



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Audubon Birdwatching Tour of Patterson Park. Over 200 bird species have visited Patterson Park, an important migratory stopover in Baltimore City! Audubon experts will lead participants in search of avian friends! No experience necessary. BYOBinoculars! Meet at the fountain, closest to E. Lombard St. and S. Patterson Park Ave. FREE. 8AM-9:30AM. Patterson Park, S Patterson Park Ave & E Lombard St., Baltimore.​https://patterson.audubon.org/events/audubon-birdwatching-tour-patterson-park


BodyWERK Fitness. Join Queen D for her signature BodyWERK Fitness class in Center Plaza every Saturday, featuring DJ Mook. Bring water and a towel. Please follow social distancing protocols and wear a mask during outdoor fitness classes. Registration is required. $5. 10AM-11AM. Center Plaza, 100 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bodywerk-fitness-tickets-151824879301


Sidewalk Serenades: Marc Avon Evans, Kevin Jackson, & Irvin Madden. Marc Avon Evans, one of the smoothest vocalists you will ever get a chance to hear, teams up with longtime collaborators, guitarists Kevin Jackson and Irvin Madden, for a dream team afternoon of Marvin Gaye meets Hendrix soul session on the sidewalk. Close (But Not Too Close) Personal Concerts ushers Spring into Baltimore with short (20-30 min) performances that come directly to you. Performers will come to the confirmed address, text the resident upon arrival and, like a burst of sunlight through these gray skies, share their talents from the sidewalk. The fee for each performance will be shared between the artist and Creative Alliance to help keep the arts thriving in Baltimore! $150. Time slots available from 12PM-6PM. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/marc-avon-evans-kevin-jackson-irvin-madden-0

​Dance & Bmore: FazaFam Family Jam. Dance Bmore's FazaFam brings together music, dancing, and games that inspire good times for young and old. FazaFam's original music takes you back to old school grooves with new school moves from Pop to R&B, Salsa and Neo Soul. CJay and Team FazaFam create a playful interactive dance party that brings the whole family together to Dance Bmore fit and fun! To allow for social distancing, this program is limited to 10 participants and pre-registration is required. To register, call the Northwood Library Branch at (443) 984-3912. Presented via Facebook Live. FREE. 2PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/dance_bmore_presents_fazafam_family_jam_may2021#.YImoXH1Kiys


Sip & Stroll: Animal Diets. Explore the role zoos play as conservation organizations tasked with protecting species through research, education, and excellence in animal husbandry. You will learn fascinating information about the Maryland Zoo’s role in providing excellent nutrition to meet a variety of dietary needs for the individual animals in the Zoo’s care. Tickets include 3 drinks (beer, wine, or soda), one food truck meal from Triple J, guided tour and after-hours visit to various Zoo habitats. $65. 5PM-8PM. The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, One Safari Pl., Baltimore. ​https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/sip-and-stroll/animal-diets/



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Greek Brunch. Everybody loves the healthy ‘Mediterranean’ diet of Greece. So, the Schola team thought it would be fun to take some of these classic Greek dishes and make them for brunch. Join them and bake almond olive oil cake muffins Loukoumades - drizzled with honey, cinnamon and walnuts, Tyropita – cheese pies topped with a poached egg, a decadent lamb & potato hash and baked eggs with tomato & feta topped with tzatziki. $59. 11:30AM-1:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore.


Sidewalk Serenades: Lionel Lyles Trio. ​Sax player Lionel D. Lyles II has a big sound influenced by both classic bebop and classic R & B. He has studied with such jazz icons such as Branford Marsalis, Joey Calderazzo, Jimmy Heath, Roy Hargrove, Brian Horton, and Dr. Ira Wiggins and brings his musical power, along with his trio, featuring Lionel on horn, Phil Thomas on drums, and Mike Grahm on bass, with this series of masterful Sidewalk Serenades. Close (But Not Too Close) Personal Concerts ushers Spring into Baltimore with short (20-30 min) performances that come directly to you. Performers will come to the confirmed address, text the resident upon arrival and, like a burst of sunlight through these gray skies, share their talents from the sidewalk. The fee for each performance will be shared between the artist and Creative Alliance to help keep the arts thriving in Baltimore! ​$85. Time slots available from 1PM-6PM. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/lionel-lyles-trio



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Healthy Little Cooks: Tea Party. Join Healthy Little Cooks as they host a tea party! Learn how to make cucumber sandwiches and learn about the history of tea parties. Remember to bring your favorite bag of tea to “virtually” share in the fun. Key Ingredients: Bread, cucumbers, cream cheese or mayo, tomatoes, fresh baby spinach or basil and your favorite tea. Presented via Facebook Live. FREE. 12PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/healthy_little_cooks_tea_party#.YImo6n1Kiys



Farmers' Markets


Baltimore Farmers' Market and Bazaar. (April - December). The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar, returns for its 44th season. Just in time to kick off the spring season, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar welcomes back beloved elements like hot food vendors and the Bazaar’s artisans in a limited capacity. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar will continue maintaining public health regulations to provide a safe experience for all. Open Sundays 7AM-12PM, from April 4 through December 19. Holliday and Saratoga Streets, Baltimore. https://www.promotionandarts.org/events-festivals/baltimore-farmers-market-bazaar


BMI Farmers' Market. The BMI Farmers’ Market is a great way to spend your Saturday morning. Purchase fresh produce, oven-fresh bread and sweets, bright flowers, tasty ready-to-eat treats, artisan items, and more. Health guidelines including social distancing and use of face coverings will be in effect. Open Saturdays 9AM-1PM from May 15 through November 27. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://www.thebmi.org/programs-events/bmi-farmers-market/


Catonsville Sunday Farmers' Market. ​Sponsored by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce, this Sunday Market offers produce picked at the peak of freshness along with a delicious variety of baked goods and specialty items that include adult-beverages. Meet the people who grow and produce the food and beverages you love. The Chamber is proud that the Sunday Market continues to be a community center, where friends and neighbors meet for a relaxed, old-fashioned farmers market experience. Open Sundays 9AM-12:30PM from May 2 through November 21. Catonsville Sunday Market, 15 Mellor Ave., Catonsville. https://catonsville.org/chamber-events/community-outreach/catonsvilles-farmers-markets/


Cross Street Farmers' Market. The Cross Street Farmers' Market is committed to supporting local farmers and providing the community with safe, convenient access to fresh food. ​Vendors span the entire length of E Cross Street, just outside of Cross Street Market. The Market hosts some of the best growers and makers from Maryland and surrounding areas - 75% of their vendors are Baltimore-based! Open Saturdays May 1-October 30, 9AM-12PM. E Cross Street between Charles and Light Sts., Baltimore. https://www.crossstreetfarmersmarket.com/


Fells Point Farmers' Market (year-round). Located at the corner of Broadway and Thames Streets in historic Fell’s Point, this market is a long-standing tradition. (You can still see the old stall numbers etched in the curbs surrounding Broadway Square). Stop by for grab-and-go bites, fresh produce and spirits from local distillers. Located just blocks away from downtown hotels, it’s also easily accessible from Water Taxi Landing 11. Open Saturdays, December through April, from 9AM-12:30PM; May through November from 7:30AM-12:30PM. Broadway & Thames Streets, Baltmore. ​http://www.fellspointfarmersmarket.com/


Good Life Thursday Farmers' Market. Local wine/local food/local music is Boordy Vineyard's motto! Come for some local veggies from their good friends at One Straw Farm, and flowers and ice cream from their neighbors at Belvedere Farm and Prigel Family Creamery. You can shop for coffee and kombucha, oysters and olive oil, and lots of delicious sweets and enjoy gourmet cooking from favorite restaurants: The Food Market of Hampden or La Barrita Restobar of Butcher’s Hill. Local musicians play every week – so please stay for a while and enjoy the food and music – there are picnic tables spread around and you are welcome to bring your own picnic blanket or chairs. Open Thursdays from 3PM-7PM May 6 through October 21. Boordy Vineyard, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes. https://www.boordy.com/visit/events/good-life-thursday-farmers-markets/


Kenilworth Farmers' Market. The Kenilworth Farmers Market is located at The Shops at Kenilworth in Towson at the lower level parking lot, “Down Under” the parking deck. Local vendors sell vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, cheese, pastries, honey, nuts, wine, flowers, mushrooms, spices, and more! Open Tuesdays from 3PM-6PM from April through November.​ The Shops at Kenilworth, 800 Kenilworth Dr., Towson. https://thekenilworthmarket.com/


Pikesville Farmers' Market. Local produce, meats, wine, spirits, candles, soaps and more! Open Tuesdays 2PM-6PM from May 18 through November 30. Pomona Square, 1700 Reisterstown Rd, Baltmore. https://www.pomchamber.org/farmers-market/


Pratt Street Market. Looking for an exceptional lunchtime experience? The Pratt Street Market has moved locations this year, one block to the west. Check it out beginning May 6th through October on Thursdays from 11AM-2PM. Located at Pratt and S Charles Sts., Baltimore. https://www.godowntownbaltimore.com/events/default.aspx?eid=8C7D6B08-BE54-EA11-A2F0-000C2975210C


32nd Street Farmers' Market (year-round). ​The Waverly Farmers Market is more than a source of good food, it’s also the Charles Village social event of the week. Open year-round, rain or shine, the market provides fresh fruit and veggies, thick slabs of meat ready for the barbecue as well as baked goods and preserves, among other culinary delights.​ Open Saturdays 7AM-12PM, all year long. Located in the parking lot at the intersection of E 32nd Street & Barclay Street, Baltimore. https://www.32ndstreetmarket.org/map/



Ongoing Online and Virtual Enrichment Events
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Miscellaneous and Just for Fun


LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems! Mo Willems, beloved children's author, invites you into his studio every day for his lunch doodle. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. If you post your art to social media, be sure to hashtag it with #MoLunchDoodles! New episodes will be posted each weekday at 1PM and then remain online to be streamed afterwards. Check back each weekday for new lunch doodles! FREE. https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems


Online - Itsy Bitsy Sing Along: Animals. Sundays. ​Everyone's favorite Kids Room activity is now online! Every Sunday, the Maryland Science Center will have a new Itsy Bitsy Sing Along, just like in the Kids Room. They'll feature a couple of sing along songs with activities to go along with them. This Sunday, the theme is all about animals, so get ready to walk on the wild side! FREE. 12PM-12:30PM. https://www.facebook.com/events/255106888957316/


DJ Kopec Dance Parties. Beloved local DJ Kopec is putting on dance parties from his basement via Facebook Live during this pandemic. He's got theme nights and charity drives going on while he bring some much needed fun and stress relief to his fans. Check him out here: https://www.facebook.com/DJ-Kopec-251296750552/


Mitchell School of Fine Arts Classes. ​Artist-owner Trevor Twist has modified youth and adult art lessons of varying skill levels through a virtual classroom, focusing on artist expression across the likes of painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Ongoing. Times and prices vary. Via Zoom. https://www.mitchellartschool.com/classes--private-lessons.html


Museums, National Parks and Gardens


Volunteer Park Conservatory Live Stream. You can get "plant therapy" on your couch for free through their live streams. Word is these live streams happen around mid-day, but if you miss a live stream, Instagram holds onto them for 24 hours; just check out their "story." FREE. https://www.instagram.com/vpconservatory/


Virtual Tour of The Waddesdon Manorm in Waddesdon, England. This Neo-Renaissance style château that has been a Rothschild family home since the late 1800s. The house, the grounds, and the majority of the collections seen throughout the home have been left to the National Trust, so that the public can visit and appreciate the home and gardens. The gardens were designed by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild with help from landscape architect Elie Lainé. The breathtakingly beautiful interiors of Waddesdon Manor can also be virtually toured using the link provided. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyYuxTfdtKo


Virtual Tour of Claude Monet’s Garden, Giverny, France. Claude Monet's garden inspired much of his painting. Royal Academy curator Ann Dumas introduces Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny in Normandy, which is open to the public between March and November and maintained by a team of gardeners led by James Priest. FREE. Garden tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjWx2WNXFF4


Virtual Tour of Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago IL. With over 50,000 members, the Chicago Botanic Garden has the highest membership of any public garden in the United States. The Garden consists of 385 acres and has a grand total of 27 gardens and four natural areas. Some of the 27 gardens include the English Walled Garden, the Japanese Garden, and the Plant Science Center. Boyce Tankersley, director of plant documentation, takes you on a tour of what's in bloom this summer. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aV0Ryaw0hGc


Virtual Tour of Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Papaikou, HI. ​The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden sits on 17 acres and it includes not only its own garden, but a nature preserve as well. With waterfalls, streams, and a boardwalk situated on the Pacific coast, this virtual tour is certainly a calming one, both visually and audibly. Expect to see more than 2,000 plant species, including over 80 species of heliconias and bromeliads, not to mention coconut and mango palm trees that have been around for over a century. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtZ0dcUzGX8


​Virtual Tour of Kew Gardens, Richmond, England. Kew Gardens is part of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which also includes Wakehurst, a historic house and garden located over an hour away, in West Sussex, England. Located on 326 acres and boasting its own palace, Kew Gardens is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This virtual tour of 10 of the top ten sites in the Kew Gardens, also includes Kew Palace, the main surviving structure is known as Dutch House, which was once the residence of King George III and his family. Kew Gardens and Wakehurst have a grand total of approximately 27,000 taxa of plants, over 8 million specimens of plants and fungal herbarium, and a seed bank that contains more than 40,000 species. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioG_Vfh0Kxw


Virtual Tour Five National Parks. If you want to escape to the great outdoors, you can virtually explore national parks. Google Arts & Culture teamed up with five national parks across the country to provide video tours led by rangers. From glaciers in Alaska to volcanoes in Hawaii, the tours will take you on incredible journeys. FREE. https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/parks


Museum Tours from Around the World. On Google Arts & Culture, you can take a virtual tour of thousands of museums around the world. According to Fast Company, the tech giant partnered with more than 2,500 museums and galleries, some of which include the Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and London's National Gallery. FREE. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en

Virtual Tour the Louvre. While the Louvre in France is closed, you can virtually tour their exhibits. Tours allow you to zoom in on certain pieces and descriptions for more information. FREE. https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne


Virtual Tour Buckingham Palace. An iconic building and official residence of The Queen, Buckingham Palace has been the focus of many moments of national celebration. It is also a busy working building welcoming tens of thousands of people through its gates each year for Investitures, Garden Parties, Audiences and other events. Explore this magnificent building via a virtual tour. FREE. https://www.royal.uk/virtual-tours-buckingham-palace


Virtual Tour of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL. Vizcaya is a Mediterranean Revival-style villa with Baroque elements that was once the home of businessman James Deering. The estate consists of 43 acres. It took eight years and $15 million to build the villa, and another year to complete the Italian Renaissance-style gardens and Vizcaya Village, which consists of 11 buildings across 12 acres, including greenhouses, fields, staff quarters, a garage, barns, and workshops. Explore the grounds and buildings in this virtual tour. FREE. https://vizcaya.org/virtualtour/


Virtual Tour of The Frick Collection, New York, NY. ​This Beaux Arts-style mansion located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan was once home to Henry Clay Frick, one of the most prominent industrialists during the Gilded Age. Take a virtual tour and see Old Masters paintings, decorative arts, and European sculptures in this former residence turned art museum, which includes Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Whistler, Bellini, Vermeer, and Goya, to name a few. FREE. https://www.frick.org/visit/virtual_tour


​Virtual Tour Monticello, Charlottesville, VA. At just 26 years old, future President Thomas Jefferson inherited a plantation in rural Virginia. An architecture enthusiast, Jefferson himself devised a combination of Neoclassical and Palladian architecture for the estate that would come to be known as Monticello. It is now a National Historic Landmark, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On your hour-long virtual tour, a Monticello guide will lead you in real-time through the first floor of Thomas Jefferson’s mountaintop home. You will get a private, unobstructed view of the house and collections and discuss important issues such as Thomas Jefferson’s role as a nation builder and Monticello as a plantation powered by the labor of enslaved African Americans. There are also "family tours" available, with information geared more toward families with children aged 5+. Both tours uses Zoom to connect visitors from across the globe. During the tour, you can ask your Monticello guide questions, which will be answered in real-time, making for an interactive and unique experience. $10. Daily: 10:30AM & 4PM Live Virtual Tours for Families; 1PM & 2:30PM Regular Live Virtual Tours. https://www.monticello.org/visit/tickets-tours/guided-virtual-tours/


Virtual Tour of the Vatican Museums. Instilling a sense of wonder in everyone who enters, the 15th century Sistine Chapel is most renowned for Michelangelo's ceiling frescos. You'll have them (and the rest of the place) to yourself if you visit virtually, before making your way through a whole series of Vatican Museums—not least, Raphael’s Room and the New Wing. FREE. http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/tour-virtuali-elenco.1.html


The National Museum of Natural History. One of the world's most visited museums, and in our own backyard, this branch of the Smithsonian is magic at keeping kids of all ages entertained and learning. If your household could use some of that right now, head on in and start exploring the fossils, ocean life, even the insect zoo. And for pure eye candy, hit the Gems and Minerals Wing, or the Butterfly Pavilion. FREE. https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour


Volcanoes National Park. ​It may not be the best known of our national parks, but Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island is certainly one of the most unforgettable, as you'll experience on this ranger-led tour. You’ll see stunning images of the rippling black rock formations and the still-fiery lava flows that feed them. You’ll also stand inside a rainforest, go underground to tour a lava tube and take a helicopter flight over an active volcano—a vantage you’d be hard pressed to find on an actual visit. FREE. https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/hawaii-volcanoes/nahuku-lava-tube-tour​


The British Museum. ​Home to no fewer than 8,000,000 works, this is one of the world's largest collectiosn. Even the tiniest objects hold their own on this virtual tour - you can view individual pieces, play audio to learn more, and search for related works. There's also a scrolling capability that lets you go back thousands of years. FREE. https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/


Tour the Taj Mahal. Built by a 17th-century Mughal emperor in memory of his favorite wife, who died during childbirth, the Taj Mahal is one of the most lavish architectural tributes on earth. For perspective on how the marble exterior shade-shifts throughout the day, from early-morning pinks to dusky blues, check out this video. The persistent thrum of tour groups makes the scene that much more realistic. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=665AHTNpf2o


Virtual Deep Dives. Immerse yourself in the deep blue sea. NOAA is willing to take you there gear and cost free: You can do a series of virtual dives through National Marine Sanctuaries, whether you want to peace out to the waters around American Samoa (don’t miss Big Momma), the Florida Keys (have a look at the Aquarius Reef Base research center) or any of several spots in between. FREE. https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/vr/


​Street Art Tours. If you’ve ever turned a city corner to be stopped in your tracks by the Technicolor explosion of a mural, you know the impact of street art. You can explore the world’s best graffiti, from Buenos Aires to Bombay, in Google’s impressive Street Art collection. See dozens of collections of the world's street art including giant abstractions that transform no-nonsense industrial buildings in Moscow, portraits in the arrondissements of Paris, and in Berlin, relive the fall of the wall through its iconic graffiti. FREE. https://streetart.withgoogle.com/en/online-exhibitions


Northern Lights. The traditional version of Northern Lights chasing includes piling on layers of clothing, waddling into a gorgeous but bone chilling expanse, waiting, running inside to warm up and repeating this dance hoping that you don't miss your chance. One advantage of watching from home, which you can do thanks to Manitoba’s Churchill Northern Studies Center, is that you cut straight to nature’s most amazing light show. As luck would have it, late winter into early spring (i.e., now) happens to be among the best times to tune in. FREE. https://explore.org/livecams/aurora-borealis-northern-lights/northern-lights-cam


​The Great Wall of China. Of the Great Wall's 4,000 total miles, 3,000 or so are walkable. Visit this New Wonder of the World virtually and start doing reconnaissance for your own trek without wearing out the tread on your gym shoes. FREE. https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china


Zoos and Aquariums


Smithsonian National Zoo Webcams. ​Aquariums and zoos across the country are live streaming their animals, so you can see what they're up to. Smithsonian's National Zoo has webcams of naked mole-rats, lions, giant pandas, and elephants. While the webcams will remain online, the animals might not be visible because volunteers won't be operating the webcams. FREE. https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams


Cincinnati Zoo's Home Safari Facebook Live. These live videos highlight an animal everyday at 3PM. If you don't have social media, you can access the videos on the zoo's website. FREE. https://www.facebook.com/events/2915534028492292/?event_time_id=2915534041825624 or http://cincinnatizoo.org/home-safari-resources/


Houston Zoo Webcams. Tune in to the Houston Zoo webcams to see giraffes, gorillas, elephants, chimps, rhinos, and and leafcutter ants. FREE. https://www.houstonzoo.org/explore/webcams/


The Monterey Bay Aquarium Webcams. Through 10 webcams, you can virtually visit sea otters, moon jellies, sharks, penguins and other see creatures. FREE. https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams


The National Aquarium Webcam. Tune into the National Aquarium's Blacktip Reef, Jellies Invasion and Pacific Coral Reef livestreams and enjoy a piece of the Aquarium from home. Cameras are only live streaming during business hours. After hours you can enjoy a previously recorded live stream segment. FREE. https://www.aqua.org/Experience/live#pcr


San Diego Zoo Webcams. ​The country’s most-visited zoo, with more than 3,500 animals in residence, was a pioneer in the world of open-air habitats and remains a leader in conservation science. You can catch a number of the most beloved inhabitants on live streams. Your virtual visit even has an edge over real life: Though mega-celebs Bai Yun Xiao Liwu were repatriated last year, you'll still find great archival footage of them on the Panda Cam. FREE. https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams


Safari Live. SafariLive comes very close to the experience and thrill of going on a safari. Track lions, leopards and hyenas as you make your way around herds of wildebeest and elephants, all while expert rangers school you on what you're seeing. Great inspiration to book your next safari, when we are all out of our social isolation, of course. https://www.facebook.com/WildEarthLIVE/ or https://www.facebook.com/WildEarthLIVE/videos/904091053345547/


Musical Performances


Cris Jacobs. Baltimore’s own rock-and-roll legend has started performing regular at-home solo sessions, performing old favorites as well as songs from his latest record, Color Where You Are, with a portion of tips donated to a new charity every week. FREE, tips welcomed. Tuesdays at 8PM. Facebook Live. https://www.facebook.com/crisjacobsmusic/. Virtual tip jar: https://www.paypal.me/crisjacobs1, Venmo @cris-Jacobs-1


Baltimore Choral Arts Society presents Music with the Maestro. ​Spend your Thursday happy hour with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society with at-home performances like Mahler's 8th Symphony and interviews with fellow orchestra leaders like maestro Marion Alsop of the BSO. FREE. Thursdays at 5:45PM. Facebook Live. https://www.facebook.com/baltimorechoralarts/


Rachel Ann Morgan Band. Spend your weekend with this singer-songwriter and her rock fusion band who will be performing acoustic happy hour sets of original tunes and fan-favorite cover songs. FREE, tips welcomed. Saturdays at 4PM. Facebook Live. https://www.facebook.com/RachelAnnMorganMusic/ Virtual tip jar: https://www.paypal.me/rachelannmorgan

The Metropolitan Opera. The Metropolitan Opera is streaming encore performances from the past 14 years on its website until the end of their closure. All of the “Nightly Met Opera Streams” will begin at 7:30 PM. Each performance is available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day. Access the performance by clicking on the link on the homepage, or through the Met Opera on Demand apps. FREE. https://www.metopera.org/


BroadwayHD. BroadwayHD, a streaming service for theater fans started in 2015, has long been bringing Broadway performances to people’s living rooms. On the platform, subscribers will find a combination of acquired performances including performances of Cats, The King and I, and Sound of Music, along with originals the platform filmed including performances of Kinky Boots and 42nd Street, from Broadway, The West End, and other elite venues around the world. The platform is currently offering a free seven-day trial, along with a wildly affordable $8.99 monthly plan. So go ahead and watch as many times as you want. You can even sing along if you please because you’re in your own house, who’s going to complain? $8.99/month or $99.99/year after the 7 day FREE trial. https://www.broadwayhd.com/


Digital Stage from The Kennedy Center. Watch extraordinary performances from the Kennedy Center's stages and beyond. They'll feature original works, new clips, and the best of their vast archive which you can also explore on your own. FREE. https://www.kennedy-center.org/digitalstage/


Berlin Philharmonic. ​​The legendary Berlin Philharmonic is essentially playing house concerts with no door charge. Redeem the voucher code BERLINPHIL and receive free access to all concerts and films. FREE. https://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/live


​Vienna State Opera. One of the world's great opera houses, the Wiener Staatsoper, is now streaming not only operas, but also ballets. They're previously recorded, of course, but to keep the experience as authentic as possible, the lineup even mimics the original 2020 schedule. After registration on their website, the subscription can be booked free of charge until further notice. FREE. https://www.staatsoperlive.com/. Additional information found here: https://www.wiener-staatsoper.at/en/staatsoper/news/detail/news/the-wiener-staatsoper-is-closed-but-continues-to-play-daily-online/


Sydney Opera House. Now is your chance to take a peek inside the Sydney Opera House. Accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, cellist Benjamin Schwartz and soprano Nicole Car, you'll wander through a day in the life of the site, from early morning, before the performers arrive, to stolen moments between acts. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hunddVoMjo


Educational Resources and Entertainment for Kids


Scholastic Education Courses. To help millions of students whose schools have closed continue to learn, Scholastic is offering free day-by-day projects. According to its website, “Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers.” The educational projects are categorized by grade levels, which range from pre-k and kindergarten to grades 6 plus. FREE. https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html


Coloring Pages. Baltimore artist Landry Randriamandroso has announced that he will be posting coloring pages for kids and adults on his Facebook page. FREE. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012200018757


Science at Home. These science experiments, brought to you by the Maryland Science Center, will keep kids' minds learning and engaged. FREE. https://www.mdsci.org/learn/resources/science-at-home/


American Visionary Arts Museum Educational Resources. ​AVAM offers art workshops at the museum year-round that complement their collection and exhibitions. With these videos, they are coming to YOU with how to's of art projects you can do right at home with everyday household items. Enjoy, and have fun! FREE. http://www.avam.org/for-educators-and-educatees/educational-resources.shtml


Baltmore Museum of Industry. Museums offer a rich learning experience which doesn’t have to stop when you’re at home.  Keep kids of all ages engaged during this break from school with these FREE activities designed and collected by the education staff at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Check back regularly for new activities that explore local industry which we hope will inspire the inventors and innovators of tomorrow. FREE. https://www.thebmi.org/visit/visit-from-home/


Mother Goose on the Loose. ​This exciting fun-filled story time uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. Mr. Cork is presenting his interactive story time via his Facebook page. He goes live every day at 10:30AM with a new story and at 4:30PM with a dance party! FREE (tips accepted via Venmo and Paypal). https://www.facebook.com/sprocketlearning/


​Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is dedicated to teaching students about the history and culture of the Chesapeake Bay’s communities and environment. Scroll down this home page to the Classroom Resources section for links to lessons and videos that you can introduce to children who are home from school. FREE. http://cbmm.org/learn/school-programs/


​The Museum, Arts and Culture Access Consortium. The Museum, Arts and Culture Access Consortium has created a webpage to provide access to many at home learning resources from some of New York City's cultural institutions. Check back often. More content connections are being added everyday! FREE. https://macaccess.org/home-new/at-home-activities/


Wilkening Consulting. A Seattle based parent and museum consultant has compiled a list of museums with online lesson plans and learning. Check back often for updates and additional links. FREE. http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/parental-resources.html


Neil Gaiman Reads. English author, Neil Gaiman, is known for writing a vast array of books from graphic novels to children’s books, from short stories to collaborations with the late-great Terry Pratchett. Readers may also know Neil Gaiman for his soothing voice when he reads the likes of Lewis Carroll’s The Jabberwocky in no other than a tulgey wood for a charitable cause. Gaiman has shared free online readings of his works The Graveyard Book and Coraline. Head to his Mouse Circus website for younger readers to listen. FREE. http://www.mousecircus.com/videos/


Goodnight with Dolly. Beginning April 2nd, everyone’s favorite Book Lady, Dolly Parton, is bringing children and families everywhere just what they need during a time of unrest. Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly reading select Imagination Library books. It is the hope that this gift will further inspire a love of books and shared storytime during this important period. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to coping kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates. There are also links for activity sheets on the site. FREE. https://imaginationlibrary.com/goodnight-with-dolly/


ZUMBA & More with Alondra. Zumba and exercises for kids and teens with Alondra through Facebook Live! A unique way of exercising through dance and movement. Say goodbye to stress and have fun! Tip your instructor via Venmo: @alondraGrisel-Flores. FREE. Tuesdays at 6PM. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2020/zumba-more-alondra or https://www.facebook.com/Creativealliance/


Exercise Classes and Videos


Barry's Bootcamp. Can't get to the gym? Barry's, a gym in NYC, will be streaming a band workout at least once a day on its Instagram. FREE. https://www.instagram.com/barrys/channel/


Planet Fitness. Planet Fitness will stream at-home workouts on its Facebook Live every day starting at 7PM. The classes will be led by Planet Fitness trainers and special guests like 'The Biggest Loser' coach Erica Lugo and Jerry O'Connell. The workouts are available to everyone, including non-members. FREE. https://www.facebook.com/planetfitness/

YMCA Exercise Videos. During this time of uncertainty, the Y is here for you. The Y continues to be your support for health and wellbeing, wherever you are. Regular exercise is one component of a healthy lifestyle that can help reduce stress and prevent illness. The Y is offering a variety of at-home exercise options called YMCA 360. You can take group exercise classes for all ages right in your own home at no charge for a limited time! Find some of your favorite classes by browsing videos. https://ymca360.org/


Virtual Marine Biology Camp. During the school shutdowns, Oceans Initiative decided to launch this (very) informal, impromptu, Virtual Marine Biology Camp. They thought it would be fun to be able to hang out online and talk about whales and dolphins and other marine life. They are streaming live on Mondays and Thursdays at 11AM PDT, which is 2PM Eastern, on both Facebook and Instagram. If you miss an episode, you can watch the videos at the link provided. FREE. Mondays & Thursdays at  2PM. Live streaming here: https://www.facebook.com/OceansInitiative/

or https://www.instagram.com/oceansinitiative/?hl=en. Watch videos later here: http://oceansinitiative.org/virtual-marine-biology-camp/


Kore Bootcamps. Virtual Bootcamp! Keep fit while social distancing. $50, first month only. https://korebootcamps.com/


Live Online Yoga Classes. FREE classes provided by some of your favorite LOVE Evolution Studio teachers! LOVE Evolution, in support of the #flattenthecurve mission, is providing yoga to the people - ALL the people. Join the Facebook group and create an account with Love Evolution to access the online classes. Classes are offered at various times through the day. Everyone in the group must have a signed waiver to participate. Create an account and accept/acknowledge our waiver at https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/LoginLaunch?studioid=771375 before requesting access to the Facebook group. Be sure to use the website NOT the app. FREE. Facebook Private Group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LESclasses/. Love Evolution's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/loveevolutionstudio/


​Yoga Live! Movement as a Self Love Language. While you can’t head to Creative Alliance, that doesn't mean you can't continue monthly yoga sessions! Grace Marshall will be on Facebook Live Saturday mornings providing all with her Yoga: Movement as a Self Love Language workshop! This yoga class contains a plethora of movement styles for you to experiment with and incorporate into your own routine at home. Work with the natural rhythms of your body and learn breathing techniques to increase the mind and body connection. Visit this Facebook event on Saturday to join in Live! Tip your instructor via Venmo: @gracemarshmallow. FREE. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2020/yoga-movement-self-love-language-2


ZUMBA & More with Alondra. Zumba and exercises for adults with Alondra through Facebook Live! A unique way of exercising through dance and movement. Say goodbye to stress and have fun! Tip your instructor via Venmo: @alondraGrisel-Flores. FREE. Saturdays at 6PM. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2020/zumba-more-alondra or https://www.facebook.com/Creativealliance/



Cooking Classes and Videos


Baltimore Chef Shop. The “recipes and tips” section of Baltimore Chef Shop has instructions and videos for some fun and kid friendly recipes. FREE. https://www.baltimorechefshop.com/recipes


Great Italian Cooking Lessons With Massimo Bottura. On MasterClass, the subscription site that taps into the expertise of top names in a variety of fields, from the arts to business, you can learn the secrets of contemporary Italian cuisine with the maestro himself, Massimo Bottura, whose three-Michelin-star Osteria Francescana twice took top place at the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards. The course, called Massimo Bottura Teaches Modern Italian Cooking, covers a lot of ground, from learning how to make Mediterranean-style sole to a “better than panettone” souffle. $90. https://www.masterclass.com/  You can also find Bottura cooking lessons for free with the recently launched “Kitchen Quarantine” series on his Instagram site, where the famous chef shows what he’s cooking at home during the pandemic. https://www.instagram.com/massimobottura/channel/?hl=en


How To Make Carbonara With Michael White. Chef Michael White of Marea, Morini, and Ai Fiori knows carbonara. He talks through what al dente means, how to cook spaghetti perfectly al dente, whether you should use guanciale, bacon, or pancetta, and whether it’s ever appropriate to throw your spaghetti against the wall. The real secret, though, is copious amounts of pecorino and parmesan cheese. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-IDUHH0_ow