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  • Orlando Philharmonic presents free outdoor child-friendly concert

     Orlando Philharmonic presents free outdoor child-friendly concert
    On Saturday, April 12, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will perform "Peter and the Wolf and other Musical Stories," a free outdoor family concert in Loch Haven Park, sponsored by Dr. Phillips Charities in memory of Della Phillips. It's more than a...
  • Returning to the prairie

    You stand for a minute at the edge of John Mariani’s prairie garden in late summer, pondering entry into a shifting wall of stalks and stems. The plants, shoulder height and bristling with hairs and leaves and the occasional thorn, do not beckon....
  • Mah-jongg exhibit runs at Jewish Museum

    Mah-jongg exhibit runs at Jewish Museum
    As Judy Greiner strolled through San Francisco's Chinatown in the mid-20th century, she couldn't help noticing that the bespectacled Jewish bubbes and tattooed Asian gamblers were eyeing one another with wary respect. You wouldn't want to meet a...
  • Spring brings seasonal sights, sounds of chirping baby birds

    Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds. It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring. Why do birds nest where they do – in...
  • Group plans rally to spotlight issues with Balto. Co. animal shelter

    Group plans rally to spotlight issues with Balto. Co. animal shelter
    A animal advocacy group is planning a rally today to highlight what members say are inadequate operations at the Baltimore County animal shelter. Organizers of the group, Reform Baltimore County Animal Services, say they will host the rally at 5:30 p.m....
  • Pet+ER of Towson gives matching gift to March for the Animals

    Pet+ER of Towson gives matching gift to March for the Animals
    The Maryland SPCA’s 19th annual March for the Animals, scheduled for April 27, received a kickstart in the form of a challenge gift of $5,000 from Pet+ER of Towson. For every online donation of $40 or more received through April 10, Pet+ER will...
  • Orland Park may outlaw 'puppy mill' sales

    Orland Park may outlaw 'puppy mill' sales
    Orland Park trustees are considering banning the sale of pets raised by commercial breeders, which critics call "puppy mills," in village pet stores. Mayor Dan McLaughlin asked Trustee Pat Gira, chair of the Parks and Recreation Committee, to look into...
  • Gardening events: Birds, butterflies and more

    Birds and herbs in April Two programs this month at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden offer birding information for kids and herb garden maintenance for adults. The programs are free, but a $5 donation is suggested by the garden. For more information,...
  • Magic breaks the spell of 'The Tempest' in Vegas

     Magic breaks the spell of 'The Tempest' in Vegas
    LAS VEGAS — Telling friends that you're heading to Las Vegas for some Shakespeare is a bit like claiming you read Playboy for the interviews. Well, I did indeed head to Vegas last weekend to see "The Tempest," and I can guarantee that I was the...
  • County still refuses SPCA's help [Letter]

    County still refuses SPCA's help [Letter]
    After reading the article, "Rally calls for improvements at Baltimore County animal shelter" (April 8), I feel compelled to share again, as I did to The Sun last year, that the Maryland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has reached out to...
  • $271,000: Civic contributions

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series looking at line items from state and local budgets. GLOUCESTER — Nine local non-profit organizations are poised to receive $271,000 in contributions from Gloucester County in the fiscal year 2014-...