- The Washington Times - Saturday, March 15, 2008

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

MARYLAND

Today and tomorrow: The annual Baltimore Antique Arms Show, sponsored by the Maryland Arms Collectors Association, takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the first day and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second day in the Cow Palace at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium. Information: www.baltimoreshow.com or 301/865-6804.

VIRGINIA

Wednesday: The Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria, presents Civil War Story Time for elementary school children, beginning at 11 a.m. Reading and group discussion will focus on two Civil War-themed books for children, “Mr. Lincoln”s Whiskers” by Karen B. Winnick and “The Silent Witness” by Robin Friedman. Admission is $2 per person, and reservations are suggested. Reservations and information: 703/838-4848 or www.fortward.org.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, Vt. 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to civilwar@washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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