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Get a free turkey for the holidays, visit the Zoo for the light show

Kaleah Mcilwain

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(The Maryland Zoo)

Baltimore Updates for Friday, November 19, 2021

Go see the amazing light show at the Maryland Zoo

Starting today until January 2 the Zoo will be displaying its Zoo Lights for the holidays where guests will be able to walk or drive through a festival of lights shaped like wildlife. The walking path has been expanded this year and Zoo members will receive a $5 discount on tickets.

Visit the bookstore for a reading, Q and A session, and a chance to meet the author behind the first novel to feature Black Panther

Novelist Sufiya Abdur-Rahman will be at The Ivy Bookshop for a reading and Q&A celebrating her debut memoir, "Heir to the Crescent Moon." Sufiya will be in conversation with fellow Goucher MFA, Jesse J. Holland. This event will take place in-person on The Ivy's back patio. Refreshments start at 5:30 p.m. and the reading starts at 6:30 p.m.

What's happening this weekend in Baltimore

Head down to South Baltimore for some fun this weekend

South Baltimore's community calendar is filled with things to do this weekend. Head to Southeastern Roastery, 1433 E. Fort Ave. for some lighthearted fun and food. There will be a tarot card reader who will explain why you should be grateful this season. Tickets for this event do cost money and are available online. Your ticket reserves your tarot, coffee, and cheese treats. Bring a friend for a free special treat and be sure to look at their full list of events taking place.

Holiday festivities downtown continue with Candy Lane

Downtown Baltimore's "CandyLane2021" opens this Saturday through December 23. It will be in the Center Plaza and is the newest addition to downtown Baltimore's holiday festivities, which include the Ice Rink.

'Tis the season for giving

This year the 11th district of Baltimore is hosting its annual Turkey Giveaway and Resource Fair on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. At 1 p.m. the turkey giveaway will start along with other free resources available to people such as masks, clothing, and a vaccination clinic. The fair will be held at Avenue Market, 1700 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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