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Happy Mother’s Day to All the Moms

by: Rosa Pryor Special to the AFRO
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Hello everyone and Happy Mother’s Day. What a wonderful day to celebrate if you are a mommy or if you still have your mother. I have a few things lined-up for you to go to help celebrate this special day.

Celebrating 20 years of service to the community, the Contemporary Arts will host a Jazz Concerts for Seniors featuring the Carl Grubbs Ensemble on May 19 at 11 a.m. at the Liberty Senior Center, 3525 Resource Drive, Randallstown, Md. For more information, call 410-887-0780. It is free.

There is a Mother’s Day Celebration at the Royal Farms Arena, 201 W. Baltimore Avenue starring Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Tim Bowman Jr., William Murphy and more on May 14 starting at 5 p.m. For more information, go to: alwe.com.

The Champagne Ballroom Diva Show Mother’s Day event is on May 14 and features Howard Hewett for two shows. The brunch show is noon-3 p.m. and the dinner show is 6 p.m.-8 p.m., which includes hot and cold buffet, dessert station and beverages and a DJ. The Champagne Ballroom is located at 2701 W. Patapsco Avenue in Baltimore.

Here are a few suggestions you can take your mom or wife to for Mother’s Day and show them a good time. How about taking her to the Overhills Mansion on May 14 at 11 a.m. for a Farm to Table Mother’s Day Brunch? They will be serving homemade pastries accompanied by house preserved jams and spreads; grilled blood orange salad with honey lavender vinaigrette, basil French toasted eggs in a basket with ginger

Babatunji Balogun, the principal organizer of Soul School Institute, a Black Nationalist Organization, is hosting for the 17th year the Malcolm X Tour to New York. The trip includes roundtrip transportation, buffet luncheon, visits to selected sites and more on May 19; bus leaves Baltimore 6:30 .M. For more information, call 410-385-9532.

syrup and thick cut bacon; 7 pepper fried chicken with waffles and silk cauliflower puree, asparagus salad with poached quail eggs, tomato braised short ribs with corn cakes with a celery leaf and strawberry relish, eggs Benedict bar, variety of desserts and guess what? You bring your own wine or champagne to spice up their non-alcoholic mimosa bar of sodas, juices, coffee and tea. The Overhills Mansion is located 916 S. Rolling Road,Catonsville, Md.

There is another Mother’s Day Brunch at Rams Head Dockside located at 1702 Furnace Drive in Glen Burnie, Md. on May 14 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mothers get complimentary mimosas and flowers.

Also there is the Mother’s Day cruise on the Spirit of Baltimore, 516 Light Street. Treat Mom to a special day full of festivities and fun aboard a Spirit brunch, lunch, or dinner cruise on the Baltimore’s Inner Harbor with live music and a lot of fun.

Kim Waters, Baltimore’s own international recording artist and smooth jazz saxophonist, will perform in concert on May 12 at the Harford County Equestrain Center, 608 N. Tollgate Road in Bel Air, Md. For more information, call “Your Girl, Cheryl” at 443-708-5154.

Oh, check this out! Mothers Day Brunch at the Boathouse Canton, Waterfront Grille located 2809 Boston Street. This is a very nice restaurant and good food on May 14 starting at 10 a.m.

What about The Elephant, located at 924 N. Charles Street, Baltimore? A Mother’s Day at The Elephant adorned with decorative arts by Tiffany, De Forrest, Waterford, and Rinehart. The Elephant is a picture perfect location to celebrate and honor Mom on Mother’s Day with good food and cocktails on May 14 at 11 a.m. Enjoy a menu featuring crab cakes, eggs Benedict, seared tuna

Dunbar Poets celebrate Iconic educator, Dr. Estella Ingram-Levy, O’Donel Levy’s widow, birthday May 17, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at Terra Café, 101 E. 25th Street in Baltimore. Hosted by Donald Morton Glover and Lisa Allen-Laprade.

nicoise, Jerusalem artichoke and spring onion soup, asparagus risotto, ricotta ravioli, cedar plank salmon and so much more.  Reservations can be made by calling 443-447-7878.

Well, my dear friends, enjoy your weekend. I got to go now, my “Boo-Boo” is waiting for me. I hope these selections help you out to decide where to take your mom. In the meantime, if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at rosapryor@aol.com.

Until the next time, I’m musically yours.

 

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