Hello everyone, how are you? I am doing great! Thanks for asking. There is so much going on this month, including one of the most popular holidays on the calendar; Mother’s Day is next week. Just in case I don’t see you, I want to wish all the mommies a very happy and fun “Mother’s Day.”
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Now for the goodies and where we are going to hang out for the next couple of weeks.
Mr. Do Hair Design, owner Lee Session is hosting his 17th Annual Client Appreciation Party at the Forum Caterers, 4210 Primrose Ave. 4-9 p.m. May 6. The Greeter is Maestro Glenn Roscoe, pianist. This event will include delicious foods, Baltimore & Washington’s Best Hand-dancers, line-dance & swing-dance to the sounds of Jammon Jesse with the “The Alternative DJ;” live entertainment by Marc Evans & the Soul Centered Band; The People’s Choice Steppin’ Competition; door prizes and open bar. Lee is an old school dancer who has developed his new school hand dance style in D.C. and Baltimore. This is a Black Tie event. For more information and tickets, call 410-732-6165.
The residents of the Fr. Charles R. Uncles Senior Plaza and Druid Heights Community Development Corporation cordially invite you to join them for the premier “Senior Prom of the Year” on May 4, from 8 p.m. until midnight. The event will be held at the St. Peter Claver Church Hall at 1210 Presstman St. Tim Watts from 95.9 Radio will host line-dance contests in addition to free Oldie but Goodie CD’s. For tickets and information, call 443-872-0683.
R&D Productions is Louis “Rock” Smith and his wife of 35 years, Dorothy. The couple will host their 5th Annual Mother’s Day Celebration on Sunday, May 13, at the Steelworkers Union Hall, 540 Dundalk Avenue, Baltimore, Md., from 4-9 p.m. It will be dinner, live show and dance featuring from Philadelphia-National Recording Artist, “The Ebonys” singing their hits from the past; also performing will be “Halo” and Baltimore’s own “Class.” It is BYOB, dinner and free beer and parking. For more information, call 443-756-9420.
“A Fabulous Forum Feast” is what the Forum Caterers, 4210 Primrose Ave., is calling its “Soul Food” Mother’s Day Dinner 3-6 p.m. on May 13. Salad, fried chicken, baked chicken, roast beef with gravy, seafood casserole, mashed potatoes, baked macaroni and cheese, candied sweet potatoes, green beans, collard greens, etc. I think you get the idea. If my mother was still here, this is the place I would take her to start off her special day. To make reservation, call 410-358-1101.
MULBA and Dr. Louise Johnson will host the Urban Alcoholic Beverage Expo & VIP Awards Celebration starting 3 p.m. on May 11 at the Patapsco Arena, 3301 Annapolis Rd. There will be vendor food, free taste testing, dancing, entertainment, Las Vegas style casino, arts & crafts. Many community folks will be honored and one of the honorees is yours truly, “Rambling Rose.”
Another special event is Cabaret Style Pre-Mother’s Day that will be held May 12 at the Fifth Regiment Amory. The event will be hosted by Tim Watts of Magic 95.9, featuring Gerald Alston and Blue Lovette; Peaches and Herb; The Intruders Review; Diane and the Ravenettes, BADD and First Class and a “Red Dress” contest. For ticket information, call 410-905-3845.
I have to go now, but if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me firstname.lastname@example.org. UNTIL THE NEXT TIME, I’M MUSICALLY YOURS.