Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the The Phoenix Festival Theater’s presentation of “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Help Kids Fight Cancer fundraiser at at Looney’s Pub on Saturday and the “Arabian Nights” Annual PPA Fashion Show at John Carroll High School on Sunday.
Thursday, March 7
Harford Day School open house, March 7
Harford Day School is holding an open house for its K-Prep through 8th Grade from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, March 7 and Tuesday, April 23. Families can see our program in action! Take a student-led tour and talk with administrators, teachers and current parents. Harford Day School is at 715 Moores Mill Rd. For details, visit http://www.harfordday.org/
Friday, March 8
Phoenix Festival Theater presents “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” March 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17
The Phoenix Festival Theater presents “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” at 8 p.m. on March 8, 9, 15 & 16 and at 3 p.m. On March 10 & 17 at Harford Community College’s Chesapeake Theater. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for youth ages 17 and younger and $10 for seniors. For tickets, visit tickets.harford.edu.
Bel Air Moose Lodge Spaghetti Dinner & Bingo Night, March 8
The Bel Air Moose Lodge is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner & Bingo Night this Friday March 8. Doors open at 6 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 at the door, includes 20 games and dinner. The Bel Air Moose Lodge is at 310 E. Jarrettsville Rd., Bel Air. For details, visit http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10200259351760862&set=o.136958171000&type=1&theater
Saturday, March 9
Bel Air Braves 14U Baseball hosts Bags and Beads Bingo, March 9
Bel Air Braves 14U Baseball team will be hosting a Bags and Beads Bingo Saturday, March 9. The event is to be held at the First Presbyterian Church-224 N. Main St., Bel Air. Doors open at 6:00 and bingo begins at 7:00. Tickets are $15 in advance. Prizes from Vera Bradley, Chamilia Beads, Thirty One Bags and more! Fun for the whole family. For advanced tickets and more info, please contact Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fountain Green Elementary Basket Bingo, March 9
Fountain Green Elementary Basket Bingo on Saturday, March 9. Doors open at 6p and Bingo starts at 7p. Tickets $20 ahead of time and $25 at the door; include 10 games and 10 bonus games. Prizes include: 31 bags, Tastefully Simple Products, Pandora necklace, restaurant gift cards. Refreshments available for purchase.
Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra performs “Be-knighted Masterworks,” March 9
The Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra will perform “Be-knighted Masterworks” at 7:30 p.m. March 9 at Bel Air High School, 100 Heigh St. The evening will feature music by knighted British composers. To buy tickets online, visit www.ssorchestra.org.
Bless the Best Irish Fest fundraiser for Maryland Canine State Troopers, March 9
St. Baldrick’s Foundation Help Kids Fight Cancer fundraiser, March 9
A fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Help Kids Fight Cancer effort is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 9 at Looney’s Pub in Bel Air. At the event, some volunteers shave their heads to stand in solidarity with children fighting cancer. The event is to include a D.J., silent auction, raffles, prizes and apparel for sale. Twenty percent of sales from Looney’s Pub will go to St. Baldrick’s Kid’s Cancer Foundation. For more information, visithttp://www.stbaldricks.org/events/belair.
Basket Bingo at Harford Technical High School, March 9
Harford Technical High School – Basket Bingo Saturday, March 9th. 7pm Doors open at 6. Tickets are $15 – Refreshments available .
Sunday, March 10
“Arabian Nights” Annual PPA Fashion Show, March 10
Food, Fun & Fashion! Annual John Carroll PPA Fashion Show, “Arabian Nights,” March 10The annual John Carroll PPA Fashion Show, “Arabian Nights” is Sunday, March 10, 2013, noon – 4 PM. The gymnasium will be transformed into an Arabian Night wonderland! Members of the Class of 2013 will model fashions from several regional retailers. Local restaurants will offer delicious dishes, and Jim Bishop of Jim’s Bottleworks will offer wine tastings and the opportunity to purchase wine by the case. Wine and other refreshments will also be offered for sale. A fabulous silent auction will round out this annual fundraiser! Tickets are $35 each or $300 for a table of ten, in the school store and online at https://www.johncarroll.org/calendars/events.aspx?action=ShowEventRegistrationForm&EventId=403fe390-71c3-4e73-a8fc-ab0b70b38742&CurrentModuleId=139&CurrentParentModuleId=138 For more information contact the Advancement Office at 410 879-5053. All proceeds from this event benefit the programs of the Patriot Parent Association including faculty & school support, as well as Prom and AfterProm.
Coming next . . .
Z-Time Trivia at Applebee’s, March 13
Z-Time Trivia at 8pm on Wednesdays at Applebee’s in Bel Air.
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.
Celtic Night at The Tent at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, March 15
Celtic Night – we will worship the Lord with a Celtic flair!!!. Bagpipes, tin whistles, Irish Dance, bodhrans, storytelling, etc. Friday, March 15, 7:00 pm. The Tent, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 1643 Churchville road, Bel Air. www.mzprays.org
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
Jarrettsville Elementary School PTA Bull & Oyster Roast, March 16
The Jarrettsville Elementary School PTA is hosting a Bull & Oyster Roast as a “Hands-On Technology” fundraiser from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at Jarrettsville Gardens, 3825 Federal Hill Road. Tickets are $35 per person, $70 per couple. For more information, call Missy at 410-808-0401.
Bel Air North Montessori picnic and playground open house, March 16
Bel Air North Montessori is hosting a picnic and playground open house from noon to 1:30 p.m. March 16. A tour will start at 12:15 p.m. Bel Air North Montessori is at 2529 Conowingo Road, Bel Air. For more information, call 410-836-0833 or visit belairnorthchild.com or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bel-Air-North-Montessori-School/225437814158389?fref=ts.
Prescription drug abuse prevention class, 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
Free Workshop for Parents at Bel Air North Montessori, March 19
Bel Air North Montessori is hosting a Free Workshop for Parents from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19. The topic is Organizing for a Learning Environment in your Home. To RSVP call 410-836-0833. Bel Air North Montessori is at 2529 Conowingo Road, Bel Air Visit belairnorthchild.com or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bel-Air-North-Montessori-School/225437814158389?fref=ts.
Children’s art show at Barely Used Consignments, March 21
A children’s art show is to be held at Barely Used Consignments on Main Street from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21. Artwork by Exploration Art School students will be on display at the store at 12 N. Main St. For more information about Exploration Art School, visit their Facebook page:http://www.facebook.com/ExplorationArtSchool?fref=ts
“Thirty-One Bags” Bingo at Good Cause in Havre de Grace, March 22
Good Cause in Havre de Grace is hosting “Thirty-One Bags” Bingo March 22 at the Havre de Grace community center, 100 Lagaret Lane. Doors open at 6PM, Bingo starts at 7PM. Lots of GREAT prizes included along with a beautiful bag from “31 bags.” All proceeds paid forward to the community for upcoming events, including Good Cause’s Single Moms Spa Day in May. Tickets are $15 presage and $20 at the door. Food, baked goods and drinks will be available for sale. To purchase tickets please email Shoshannah@serveagoodcause.org. www.serveagoodcause.org. (443)502-0152.
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 email@example.com.
Harford County Public Library’s Little Leapers, pre- and early-literacy program launch, March 27
Harford County Public Library is excited to announce the launch of its newest early literacy initiative, Little Leapers, pre- and early-literacy kits that focus on fostering and developing pre- and early literacy skills through STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) topics. Targeted for children ages birth to 5 years, these kits will be unveiled at the Bel Air Library at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27. For details, visit http://bit.ly/WTcQ56.
Harford County Personnel Advisory Board meeting, March 27
The Harford County Personnel Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Historic Colored School located at 205 Hays Street, Bel Air, Maryland 21014. Persons requiring disability related accommodations should call Rachel Harbin, Disability Coordinator at 410-638-3373 at least five business days prior to the hearing at or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project and Playground event at Bel Air North Montessori, April 9
Independent Child Class at Bel Air North Montessori, April 12
Bel Air North Montessori is hosting an Independent Child Class Friday, April 12. This class is appropriate for children 2 ½ through 3 years of age. For details, call 410-836-0833. Bel Air North Montessori is at 2529 Conowingo Road, Bel Air. Visit belairnorthchild.com or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bel-Air-North-Montessori-School/225437814158389?fref=ts.
Edgewood High School Craft Fair, April 13
Edgewood’s Student Outreach Club is holding a craft fair 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13 at Edgewood High School. The group is looking for vendors and selling tickets to the event. for Contact email@example.com information. Admission is $2 per person, age 13 and under are free.
Saturday Parent and Child Class at Bel Air North Montessori, April 13
Bel Air North Montessori is hosting a Saturday Parent and Child Class Saturday April 13. This class is appropriate for children 18 mos to three-years old. Call 410-836-0833 for more details. Bel Air North Montessori is at 2529 Conowingo Road, Bel Air. Visit belairnorthchild.com or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bel-Air-North-Montessori-School/225437814158389?fref=ts.
Six-week parenting workshop at Bel Air North Montessori, April 16-May 21
Bel Air North Montessori is hosting a six-week parenting workshop series Faber and Mazlish: How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. The workshop is Tuesday evenings from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. from April 16-May 21. Call 410-836-0833 for details. Bel Air North Montessori is at 2529 Conowingo Road, Bel Air. Visit belairnorthchild.com or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bel-Air-North-Montessori-School/225437814158389?fref=ts.
Bel Air North Montessori picnic and playground open house, April 20
Bel Air North Montessori is hosting a picnic and playground open house from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 20. A tour will start at 11:15 p.m. Bel Air North Montessori is at 2529 Conowingo Road, Bel Air. For more information, call 410-836-0833 or visit belairnorthchild.com or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bel-Air-North-Montessori-School/225437814158389?fref=ts.
Author Jeff Shaara to speak at A Night Out @ the Library event, April 19
Meet New York Times best-selling author Jeff Shaara for a fireside chat and book signing at the annual A Night Out @ the Library on Friday, April 19, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Jarrettsville Library. Tickets can be purchased now for the event plus there are a limited amount of VIP tickets for a private reception with Mr. Shaara prior to the fireside chat along with reserved seating and parking. For details, visit http://bit.ly/W4ScOV.
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.