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New Baltimore City public schools' academic calendar has early release days, new district maps promise fair elections

Kaleah Mcilwain

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Baltimore Update for Thursday, November 11, 2021

Baltimore City public schools have a new academic calendar

Changes to the academic calendar were approved at yesterday's school board meeting. The new calendar accounts for inclement weather recovery days, and incorporates a number of early release days for students and staff. The new calendar is available here.

You're invited to a virtual "sleepover"

Sisters Freehold is having a virtual sleepover where they will explore issues related to the female experience. The show begins at 8 p.m. and will be approximately 90 minutes, without any intermission. This online show will run every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from now until December 8, excluding Thanksgiving weekend. Discounted tickets are available online until all tickets are sold out.

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Screenshot from Sisters Freehold.(Kaleah Mcilwain)

Get help funding your business

Maryland Capital Enterprises (MCE, Inc.) will be discussing funding options for your small business and the process of securing a loan, including the application process and common mistakes to avoid, followed by a question and answer session with MCE, Inc. Registration is required to receive the link to the join the meeting.

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Tickets are available to ride on the Polar Express at the B&O Museum

Ride to the North Pole in a heated, vintage luxury rail car & receive a tote bag, mug, and hot chocolate kit. Listen to The Polar Express story onboard the train ride while chefs dance and sing to the hot chocolate song as part of the show’s First Act. The B&O Railroad Museum is hosting this event throughout the months of November and December. Tickets are available online to reserve your spot.

In case you missed it

Governor Larry Hogan has accepted the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission's new maps of Maryland districts. The redistricting commission is a nine-person commission that was established in January and charged with drawing fair legislative and congressional maps for the 2022 elections. The new maps, available here, will ensure elections in Maryland are fair and competitive.

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