Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the start of the month-long Harford Artists Gallery Starving Artists Show, an open house in Abingdon’s Bentley Ridge community and a special deal this weekend for Bel Air News & Views readers at Uptown Cheapskate in the Festival at Bel Air shopping center.
Thursday, Jan. 3
Apocalypse Never Parties at Joppa and Havre de Grace libraries, Jan. 3
Apocalypse Never Party at Joppa library from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Havre de Grace library and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Havre de Grace library on Jan. 3. For kids in grades 6 to 12. Experiment with zombie make-up, learn about disaster predictions and play funny survival games. Registration required. Call 410-939-6700. Apocalypse Never Parties are also scheduled 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Jan. 9 at the Bel Air branch, 6 p.m. Jan. 10 in Edgewood and 3 p.m. Jan. 16 in Aberdeen.
FREE Zumba class, Jan. 3
FREE Zumba class January 3rd at 7:00 pm at the Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main St. This is your chance to try Zumba FREE, bring your friends and have a blast!!!
Friday, Jan. 4
Basket and Bags Bingo at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Jan. 4
Basket and Bags Bingo at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 201 Mt. Royal Ave. in Aberdeen. Doors open at 6 p.m. Early bird at 6:45 p.m. Bingo begins at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Aberdeen High School Dance Team. For tickets call 410-273-7332. Bring a canned good or non-perishable food for a bonus prize ticket.
The Harford Artists Gallery Starving Artists Show, Jan. 4-Feb. 24
The Harford Artists Gallery Starving Artists Show is held Jan. 4 through Feb. 24 in the cottage gallery at Rockfield Manor, 503 Churchville Rd. in Bel Air. All gallery artwork is $99 or less. Gallery hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays. A reception is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. For more information, call 410-420-9499 or visit www.artinharford.org.
Saturday, Jan. 5
Flea Market and Pit Beef, Jan. 5
Flea Market and Pit Beef at Jarrettsville VFW, 1714 Morse Rd. in Forest Hill from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Indoor spaces are $10 per table. table games and breakfast are also available. The event is sponsored by Friends of Boy Scout Troop 265. Call 410-370-6718.
Frostbite Walk on North Park Loop Trail, Jan. 5
Frostbite Walk on North Park Loop Trail at the Lock House on Conesteo Street in Havre de Grace. Walk starts at 10 a.m. it’s a easy walk of 1.5 mils in 90 minutes. The program is a free outreach effort of the Susquehanna Museum. The event will be held in rain, show or shine. For more information, call 410-939-4005 or visit http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/.
Open House at Bentley Ridge in Abingdon, Jan. 5 & 6
An Open House is scheduled 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 and Sunday, Jan. 6 at 2524 Kenna Court in Abingdon. This 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home is in the 55+ Active Adult Bentley Ridge community. The $384,900 home features granite countertops in the kitchen and bathrooms, gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinetry, tray ceilings in the foyer and master bedroom, upgraded ceramic tile in all baths, gas fireplace with a painted mantle and granite surround, stone front, two car garage with additional storage, a sunroom, a covered rear porch and more. For more information, contact 443-402-0503 or Mike@CORESalesGroup.com.
Special deal at Uptown Cheapskate for Bel Air News & Views readers, Jan. 5 & 6
Uptown Cheapskate consignment store in Festival at Bel Air is offering a special deal for Bel Air News & Views readers this weekend. Mention Bel Air News & Views and receive $10.00 off your $50.00 purchase. For more information about Uptown Cheapskate visit http://www.uptowncheapskate.com/consignment-store-bel-air-maryland or follow them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/UptownCheapskateLLC.
Sunday, Jan. 6
All you can eat breakfast at Good Shepherd Catholic School in Perryville, Jan. 6
All you can eat breakfast at Good Shepherd Catholic School in Perryville from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children 12 and under and children age 5 and under are free. Good Shepherd Catholic School is at 810 Aiken Ave. Call 410-642-6265.
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Harford County’ 2013 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Open House, Jan. 16
To help citizens understand Harford County’s 2013 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, the Department of Planning and Zoning will be conducting an informational open house on January 16, 2013. The open house will be held in the 2nd floor conference room of the County Administrative Building at 220 S. Main Street in Bel Air. The session will be conducted from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and participants are welcome to stop in anytime during the period to learn more about the Plan. Public comment will be accepted through January 31, 2013. For more information or disability related accommodations please contact the Department of Planning and Zoning at 410-638-3104. For details, visit http://bit.ly/YqyM1V.
Crohn’s & Colitis monthly support group meeting, Jan. 22
A support group for people dealing with Crohn’s & Colitis is forming. The group welcomes people who have the disease and their family and friends. The next meeting is scheduled 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Maryland Room at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive in Bel Air. The group plans to meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except during the months of December, March, June, July and August. For more information, contact Carin Dlin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Neil Diamond & Karen Carpenter tribute at American Legion post, Jan. 26
The American Legion 500 N. Hickory Ave will be having a tribute to Neil Diamond & Karen Carpenter featuring Sammy K & Kemi Doran on Sat Jan. 26, 2013. Doors open at 6 pm and the show starts at 7 pm. Tickets are $20.00 each. Includes food (lite fare), soda, and beer.
We will have a cash bar. Tickets can be purchased at the American Legion. Please see the bartender for tickets.
KidFest/Camp Harford Day School Open House, Jan. 26
The KidFest/Camp Harford Day School Open House from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 26 is a free event and fun for the entire family. There are vendors featuring services and products, face painting, games, singing, a Zoo Mobile Program, camp activities, and an opportunity to explore the school. We welcome all to our friend raiser. Harford Day School is at 715 Moore Mill Road in Bel Air. For more information, call (410) 838-4848 or visit www.harfordday.org.
Harford County Executive David R. Craig to host public hearing on 2014 budget Jan. 28
The Office of the Harford County Executive announced a public hearing on the fiscal year 2014 budget is scheduled 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28 in the Aberdeen High School auditorium. Here are the details: http://bit.ly/Tb9zcx
Harford Business Roundtable for Education General Membership meeting, Jan. 29
Harford Business Roundtable for Education General Membership meeting is 7:30 am. to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday Jan. 29 at Maryland Golf and Country Club. Speakers include President of Harford Community College Dennis Golladay, Harford County Councilwoman Mary Ann Lisanti and Coordinator of Harford County Public Schools magnet programs Frank Mezzanote. To make a reservation for the free event, contact Betsy Campion at email@example.com or 410-838-5480. For details, visit http://bit.ly/VD3jr6