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Image caption: July 14 // Savor a traditional tea at Homewood, the former country house of Charles Carroll Jr. and Harriet Chew Carroll, on the day marking the 213th anniversary of their marriage. Learn about the lives and lifestyle of one of early America's wealthiest and most socially prominent families as you dine on finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, fruits, pastries, fine black and fruit teas, and champagne. Homewood Museum. $30; $25 members. Seatings at 12:30 and 3 p.m., by prepaid reservation only; call 410-516-5589.

July 1

Tickets go on sale for Johns Hopkins Medicine's Nov. 16 A Woman's Journey symposium, with Katie Couric as keynote speaker. The award-winning journalist will be honored for raising public awareness about colorectal cancer screening and funds for cancer research. For details and tickets, go to http://hopkinsmedicine.org/awomansjourney/Baltimore or call 410-955-8660.

July 13

Peabody Bass Works offers instruction for elite collegiate players (July 7–13) and young bassists (July 10–13) that culminates with a free concert featuring players from both divisions at 3 p.m. today in Friedberg Hall. Go to http://peabody.jhu.edu/bassworks.

July 19

Get a new perspective on Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Outdoor Pursuits—a program run out of Homewood's Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center—will teach you the fundamentals of paddling a sea kayak so you can enjoy a day on the water. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. $15. For more info, go to http://web.jhu.edu/recreation and click on "experiential education."

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