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Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (Feb. 15-17)

| February 14, 2013 | Reply

Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include a Lenten fish fry at Prince of Peace Parish Hall Friday, and a Valentine’s dinner at American Legion Post 47 in Havre de Grace on Saturday and the Addicted 2 Art fundraiser at Rockfield Manor on Sunday.

Thursday, Feb. 14

Humane Society of Harford County reduces adoption fees Feb. 14-17

From February 14-17, the Humane Society of Harford County is transforming into “The Love Shack” and reducing the adoption fee for all animals over a year old to just $44!  Cats are regularly $75-95 and dogs range from $95-250, so this discount represents a significant savings – all in the name of love! For details, visit http://bit.ly/Vcx88F

Friday, Feb. 15

Lenten fish fry at Prince of Peace Parish Hall, Feb. 15

Lenten fish fry from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 15 at Prince of Peace Parish Hall, 2600 Willoughby Beach Road, Edgewood. Cost is $6 and includes fish sandwich, french fries, cole slaw and a drink. The event, held every Friday in lent is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Vera Bradley/Pandora basket bingo, Feb. 15

Vera Bradley/Pandora basket bingo, Feb. 15 at the American Legion Post, 44 N. Parke St., Aberdeen. Doors open at 6 p.m. Early bird at 6:45 p.m. Bingo begins at 7 p.m. For tickets, call 410-273-7332.

Quarter auction at American Legion Auxiliary, Feb. 15

Quarter auction Feb. 15 at American Legion Auxiliary, 500 N. Hickory Ave., Bel Air. Doors open at 6 p.m. Auction starts at 7 p.m. Paddles are $3 each or two for $5. Bring a canned good and receive a third paddle free.

Saturday, Feb. 16

ChesapeakeMommies.com Flapjack Fundraiser, Feb. 16

ChesapeakeMommies.com is hosting a Flapjack Fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. this Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Aberdeen Applebees, 991 Beards Hill Road. All You can eat Pancakes, Sausage and drinks. Tickets sold in advance $7 for Adults and $5 for kids. To purchase tickets in advance, contact amanda.johnson@chesapeakemommies.com or leave a comment stating you would like to purchase tickets here: https://www.facebook.com/events/575933612423483/ Tickets also sold at the door but are encouraged to buy in advance as they are limited. To join this free group for mothers in Harford and Cecil counties, visit www.chesapeakemommies.com.

Neuter-a-thon at Perryville Outlet Center, Feb. 16

Homeward Bound Mobile Veterinary Services is hosting its first Neuter-a-thon Feb. 16 at the Perryville Outlet Center. The event starts at 9 a.m. Cost is $10 to neuter and $5 for rabies vaccine. If your cat has already received a rabies vaccine, you must show proof. R.S.V.P. by Feb. 12. For more information, call 443-309-2786.

Valentine’s dinner at American Legion Post 47, Feb. 16

Valentine’s dinner Feb. 16 at American Legion Post 47, 501 St. John St., Havre de Grace. Choose from four serving times 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and $7 p.m. Price is $20 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Call 410-939-0234.

All-you-can-eat country breakfast at Norrisville United Methodist Church, Feb. 16

All-you-can-eat country breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Feb. 16 at Norrisville United Methodist Church, 2811 Church Lane in Norrisville. Adults and children over age 10 are $7, children ages 4 to 10 are $4 and children under 4 are free. For menu information call 410-692-0604.

Sunday, Feb. 17

Addicted 2 Art fundraiser at Rockfield Manor, Feb. 17

The Rockfield Foundation and The Harford Artists’ Association is hosting “Addicted 2 Art,” a fundraiser where everyone takes home an original piece of art by a local artist this Sunday, Feb. 17 at Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Rd. The event opens at noon and the lottery begins at 2 p.m. Selections include paintings, photographs, sculptures, pottery, glassware and artisan jewelry. Tickets are $50 in advance. Every ticket wins a piece of art. The event includes wine, refreshments and piano by Troy Lawson from the Maryland Conservatory. For tickets, call 410-638-4565 or email info@rockfieldmanor.com.

Black History Month event at Helping Hands Ministries, Feb. 17

Black History Month event at Helping Hands Ministries, Feb. 17. Join Black Youth in Action at 4 p.m. for an afternoon celebrating the history of African Americans past and present. Helping Hands Ministries is at 3237 Level Rd. in Churchville.

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Kids Eat Free at Dark Horse Saloon, Feb. 19

Tuesday nights are Kids Eat Free nights at Bel Air News & Views sponsor Dark Horse Saloon, 119 S. Main St. Get one free kids’ meal with every adult meal. For details, visit:http://bit.ly/111D8Ds

 

Honda New Car Clinic at Bel Air Honda, Feb. 19

Bel Air News & Views sponsor Bel Air Honda is hosting a Honda New Car Clinic starting at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Bel Air Honda Service Center, 1800 Belair Rd., Fallston. The evening is to include vehicle presentations and a Q&A session along with refreshments and giveaways. RSVP to awilliams@belair-honda.com. 

Z-Time Trivia at Applebee’s, Feb. 20

Z-Time Trivia at 8pm on Wednesdays at Applebee’s in Bel Air.

HCPS  STEM and Beyond Night at Magnolia Middle School, Feb. 20

HCPS will be hosting a series of STEM and Beyond Nights that will feature approximately 40 interactive workshops to create awareness and excitement about STEM careers.  Additional, an exhibit hall will be available to broaden family awareness about school and community resources, programs and activities that students can attend year round.  These events are designed to motivate and engage HCPS fourth and fifth grade students, who will join sixth graders at their area middle schools to participate in hands-on STEM activities. The schedule for 2013 dates for STEM and Beyond Night for middle school attendance areas:

·         Magnolia Middle – January 16, 2013

·         Havre de Grace Middle – January 30, 2013

·         Bel Air Middle – February 20, 2013

Prescription drug abuse prevention classes Feb. 20 and March 18

The University of Maryland Extension, Harford County office and the Harford County’s Office of Drug Control Policy are bringing classes to educate the public on prescription drug abuse to Harford County on Feb. 20 and March 18. Wednesday, Feb. 20 @ 7pm, University of Maryland Harford County Extension Office, 2335 Rock Spring Road, Forest Hill, MD. Open to adults, parents, community members and concerned citizens. Monday, March 18 @ 6:30pm, Havre de Grace Community Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, MD. Open to adults, parents, teens 13 years or older, community members and concerned citizens. For details: http://bit.ly/10KHZZP

 

Good Cause’s 2nd Annual “Snowflake”  dinner banquet, Feb. 22

Join us at the 2nd Annual “Snowflake”  dinner banquet on Friday, February 22, 2013 and help us raise awareness for Good Cause and the people we serve.  The event will be catered by a local favorite, Olive Tree. We’re providing tasty fondue appetizers and delicious desserts. It will be held at Havre de Grace’s well known St. Patrick’s Fellowship Hall (615 Congress Ave, HdG). Doors open at 6 PM! There will be both a silent and live auction with a professional auctioneer. Live entertainment will be from 6 PM till dinner starts at 6:45 PM. The mayor of Havre de Grace, Wayne Dougherty, will be our guest speaker. I will share on what we have done in the last 2 ½ years, what the future holds for us and how you can partner for the betterment of local single parents and families. Fight with us by purchasing tickets at $35 each with a portion being tax deductible. Purchase your tickets online here or email Rebecca at rebecca@serveagoodcause.org. If you are interested in becoming a 2013 Good Cause sponsor, please email Leah, my executive assistant, atleah@serveagoodcause.org to sign up and start being recognized as we intersect and impact a couple thousand people this year!

Chocolate & Candy Festival Movie Night, Feb. 22

Chocolate & Candy Festival Movie Night is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 at the Bel Air Armory, 41 N. Main Street Bel Air. The event features “The Lorax” from Dr. Seuss. Admission is free and free popcorn and treat bags will be available for children while supplies last. For details, visithttp://www.downtownbelair.com/events/detail/chocolate_candy_festival

Bel Air Chocolate & Art Walk, Feb. 22

The Bel Air Chocolate & Art Walk is 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. The event will be held at local shops and boutiques in downtown Bel Air. For details, visithttp://www.downtownbelair.com/events/detail/chocolate_candy_festival

 

 

Lenten fish fry at Prince of Peace Parish Hall, Feb. 22

Lenten fish fry from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 15 at Prince of Peace Parish Hall, 2600 Willoughby Beach Road, Edgewood. Cost is $6 and includes fish sandwich, french fries, cole slaw and a drink. The event, held every Friday in lent is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Ravens Bernard Pollard and Chykie Brown to sign autographs at Dark Horse Saloon, Feb. 24

Bel Air News & Views sponsor Dark Horse Saloon will continue to bask in the glow of the Ravens’ Super Bowl win when they host a Bernard Pollard and Chykie Brown autograph signing at 4 p.m. Feb. 24 at the restaurant at 119 S. Main St. Tickets are $50 for both autographs. For tickets, call 443-371-7993 or email gina@darkhorsebelair.com. Stop by on Tuesdays for Kids Eat Free Night. Get one free kids’ meal with every adult meal. For details, visit: http://bit.ly/111D8Ds.

HCPS schools to be recognized at EGATE awards reception and awards ceremony Feb. 28

The Maryland State Department of Education and the State Advisory Council on Gifted and Talented Education initiated the Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education (EGATE) School Awards Program. This recognition program honors Maryland elementary, middle and high schools that offer gifted and talented programs aligned with the objectives and criteria of the Maryland Criteria for Excellence: Gifted and Talented Program Guidelines.  Hickory Elementary School has been named a 2012 EGATE School.  This year, 15 applications were submitted, and only eight were approved.  The EGATE process is a rigorous one, but is a useful tool for overall school improvement.  Each EGATE school submitted a comprehensive application which provided documentation of twenty-one different criteria under four program objectives from the Criteria for Excellence: Gifted and Talented Education Program Guidelines.  As an EGATE school, Hickory Elementary will be recognized with Governor’s proclamations at a February reception, will proudly display the EGATE banner, will host celebratory visits and will serve as models for other schools seeking to achieve EGATE status.  In addition, Jessica Hoover, assistant principal at Fountain Green Elementary School, was recognized as Outstanding Educator in Gifted and Talented Education – Teacher as Leader and will receive her award at the upcoming reception.  The EGATE awards reception and awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Kossiakoff Auditorium of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, MD.

Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. to be performed at The John Carroll School, March 1 & 2

“Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.,” based on the 1992 animated film, will be performed, in its entirety,  at The John Carroll School March 1 & 2 at 7:00 pm and March 2 & 3 at 2:00 p.m.  Tickets are $15 and all seats are reserved.  The Patriot Parent Association will sponsor a “Magic Carpet Tea” immediately following the Saturday afternoon performance, for children 2 – 12 years.  Tickets for this performance, including the Tea are $18.00.  Tickets are available in the school store during school hours, securely online at www.johncarroll.org, or by calling 410 879-5053.

12th Annual Chocolate & Candy Festival, March 2

The 12th Annual Chocolate & Candy Festival comes to the Bel Air Armory from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 2. Admission is $5 per person and includes four free sample tickets. Children 6 and under are free and get two free sample tickets. Extra sample tickets can be purchased three for $3. For details, visithttp://www.downtownbelair.com/events/detail/chocolate_candy_festival

 

BOOM Theatre Co. presents “Steel Magnolias,” March 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30

The BOOM Theatre Co. is presenting “Steel Magnolias” at the Universalist Fellowship of Harford County at 7 p.m. on March 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30. Tickets are $12 to $15 and are available at www.boomtheatre.com. The Universalist Fellowship of Harford County is at 2515 Churchville Rd, Churchville.

Bel Air Honda Operation KidSafe free child safety, March 15 and 16

Bel Air News & Views sponsor Bel Air Honda is hosting a two-day Operation KidSafe free child safety event March 15 and 16 at the dealership at 1800 Belair Rd. in Fallston. The event features free digital fingerprinting and photos made with specialized military equipment that can help aid law enforcement in finding a missing child. The event is 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 15 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 16. For details call 410-893-0600 or visit Bel Air Honda on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bel-Air-Honda/127797857233978?fref=ts

 

5th Annual Volunteer Expo, Saturday, March 23

The Harford County Department of Community Services Volunteer Harford is proud to announce the 5th Annual Volunteer Expo, Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until noon at Patterson Mill Middle High School, 85 Patterson Mill Road in Bel Air. The Volunteer Expo will feature vendors looking for volunteers; the Expo provides the perfect opportunity to hear from and learn about exhibiting organizations and agencies and learn about available volunteer opportunities. The Volunteer Expo is free and open to the public; no registration is required. Everyone is welcome to attend – individuals, seniors, families, youth groups, scout troops, etc. For more information, contact the Department of Community Services Volunteer Harford at 410-638-4444 or visit www.volunteerharford.org.

Greater Harford Moms for a Quarter Auction, March 23

Please Join Greater Harford Moms for a Quarter Auction, March 23, 2013, 6:00pm- 9:00pm at the VFW in Joppa, 501 Pulaski Hwy, Joppa.

Parents of Scouts Longaberger and Thirty-One Gifts Basket Bingo, March 23

Parents of Scouts are hosting a Longaberger and Thirty-One Gifts Basket Bingo March 23 at John Carroll School, 703 E. Churchville Rd. Doors open at 6 p.m. Games begin at 7 p.m. There will be 20 games, raffles, door prizes, food and refreshments. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door (if available). A ticket is required for admittance for all ages. For tickets or for more information, call 443-987-6331 or email parentsofscouts@gmail.com.

Deadline for HCPS Music Competition Contest, April 19

Students in grades 9-12 of any Harford County public school are invited to submit an original, unpublished composition for entry in the third annual HCPS Music Competition Contest.  All materials must be submitted to Mr. Shane Jensen at Patterson Mill High School by April 19, 2013.  The winner’s name will be announced on the HCPS website and on the Harford County Cable Network and he or she will receive either a Pro Tools SE package (valued at $199.00) or a Sibelius Student Package.  For contest details, rules and the entry form, please click here.

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http://www.hdgtourism.com/calendar.php

 

 


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