Thursday, June 10 is Harriet Tubman Day in Howard County. Presenters and attendees will have an interactive dialogue, share information and have fact-finding conversations on the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman, Maryland slavery, freedom via the Underground Railroad and the role that the faith community played in the fight for freedom. There will be exhibits, hand outs and free literature available for attendees. This event is free and open to the public.
Sunday, June 13 through Thursday June, 17
is the National History Day competition at the University of Maryland, College Park. State History Day winners from across the country gather to compete for top honors. MHC wishes our Maryland winners good luck! Be sure to read our blog out "on the scene" blogger, Auni Husted.
The Mount Vernon Literary Walking Tour is Saturday, June 19 at 10 a.m. The tour begins at the sidewalk in front of Old Saint Paul’s Rectory at 24 West Saratoga Street in Baltimore. The walk is around 1.5 miles, and thirteen locations are visited including the Stafford Hotel where F. Scott Fitzgerald lived and the house where Emily Post was born. This event is free and open to the public. Be sure to wear your walking shoes!
A Tribute to Lucille Clifton will be held Thursday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wheeler Auditorium at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. Poet Lucille Clifton was a mentor, friend and teacher to scores of writers around Maryland and around the country. Join us for this celebration of her life. Poets from the state will recite favorite poems, and we invite you to bring your own. This event is free and open to the public.
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