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Events this weekend (April 8 — 11)

By LEISURE EDITOR | April 8, 2021

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ROSIE JANG/CARTOONS EDITOR

If your allergies are getting bad, take some time to virtually interact with plants over Zoom and learn the basics of botanical art.

Take some Claritin for your seasonal allergies, give your itchy eyes a break and enjoy a few online events this week. The Beach isn’t going anywhere, we promise. 

Thursday

Mountainfilm on Tour, Baltimore School for the Arts (12 p.m. — Sunday, 11:55 p.m.)

Mountainfilm on Tour is a series of films that explore using the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. It is hosted virtually by the Baltimore School for the Arts. You can watch the films at any point from Thursday at 12 p.m. until 11:55 p.m. on Sunday, April 11. Free. 

Saturday

Science in the Dark Online, Maryland Science Center (12 p.m. — 4 p.m.)

Maryland Science Center will share some of its favorite Science in the Dark activities and demonstrations online this weekend. You’ll try to create light with mints and band-aids, examine temperature’s impact on glow sticks, cause flowers to glow and play with light and shadows. Free. 

Coincidences with Dave Thomen and Tim Hall, Poe’s Magic Theatre (8 p.m. — 9 p.m.) 

Mentalist Tim Hall and magician Dave Thomen are a pair of best friends performing in the Baltimore area. They will present about their coincidences and comedic encounters during this interactive virtual show. $20.

Sunday

Introduction to Botanical Art with City Naturalist Molly Hoopes, Rawlings Conservatory & Botanical Gardens (1 p.m. — 2 p.m.)

Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Naturalist Molly Hoopes will offer an introductory demonstration on the technical skills used in the art of botanical painting. You’ll learn how to identify the parts of a daffodil and how to draw a flower, as well as practice some traditional watercolor techniques. The event will stream live. Free.

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