Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (Aug. 22-25)

Tudor Hall
Tudor Hall

Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include a showing of “Rise of the Guardians” at Tydings Park in Havre de Grace on Friday, Family Fun Night at Fork Christian Church in Kingsville and tours of Tudor Hall in Bel Air both on Sunday.

Friday, Aug. 23

Movies at the park, Aug. 23

Restore Church is sponsoring a free showing of “Rise of the Guardians” at Tydings Park in Havre de Grace. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23 featuring moon bounces, music, face painting, balloon animals and carnival games. The movie starts at dusk. For more information, call 443-243-4537.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Bel Air Farmers Market, Aug. 24

The Bel Air Farmers Market has opened for the season in the parking lot of the Mary Risteau Courthouse off of Thomas Street and S. Bond Street. Hours are is between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday. For details, visit:

Havre de Grace Farmers Market, Aug. 24

The Havre de Grace Farmers Market, sponsored by Havre de Grace Main Street, is 9am-12noon on Saturdays. We are working with so many awesome vendors to bring all their freshness right here to Pennington Avenue Saturdays now through October! Watch for some really great products! See you Saturday for Fresh!!

Fried chicken dinner at  Ayers Chapel UMC, Aug. 24

Fried chicken dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at  Ayers Chapel UMC, 3046 Ayers Chapel Road, White Hall. Fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, cole slaw, corn on the cob, rolls, iced tea or coffee and dessert. Adults $11, children age 5 to 10 $5. Fore more information visit

Chicken or rib dinner at A.M.E. Zion Church in Delta, Pa., Aug. 24

Chicken or rib dinner from 10 a.m. until they run out on Aug. 24. at A.M.E. Zion Church, 1006 Main St., Delta, Pa. Eat-in or carry-out. $11 each. For more information, call 443-528-7031.

Yard Sale on Rollling Green Drive in Churchville, Aug. 24

Yard sale Sat 8/24 8-12 at 2901 Rollling Green Drive, Churchville, MD 21028. Saxophone, guitar, furniture and decorative items.

Sunday, Aug. 25

Family Fun Night at Fork Christian Church, Aug. 25

Fork Christian Church invites you to attend its Family Fun Night on Sunday, August 25th, from 4-8 pm. There will be rides, games, food, music and other activities… ALL FOR FREE. Bring your kids to this special family event. For more information, contact Fork Christian Church is located at 6809 Sunshine Avenue, Kingsville, MD 21087.

Tudor Hall tours, Aug. 25

Any plans this Sunday? Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County’s historic Booth family home and childhood home of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. It will be open for tours this Sunday, Aug. 25 at 1:00 and 2:00 pm. $5.00 for those age 13 and older. For more information call 443-619-0008 or You can also visit the Spirits of Tudor Hall blog at or follow them on Facebook at


Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna fundraiser at Bel Air Chipotle, Aug. 25

Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna is having a fundraiser at the Bel Air Chipotle from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. Bring the attached flyer or mention the fundraiser at check-out and 50 percent of your order will benefit Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna. The Bel Air Chipotle is at 5 Bel Air South Parkway.

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“Help Bag Hunger” Day at Klein’s ShopRite, Sept. 18

On Sept. 18,  Klein’s ShopRite will be participating in “Help Bag Hunger” Day. This is a day when a portion of all proceed go to the food bank. This is an easy way to help the hungry in Maryland without having to do a thing except shop!

Partners in Caring food bank fundraiser at Klein’s ShopRite of Main St., Sept. 21

On Sept. 21, Klein’s ShopRite of Main St. will be having an event for Partners in Caring to raise money for the food bank. We will be selling pit beef, ham, turkey & hot dogs. We will be having live music from 9 – 12 and from 12-3, 101.9 lite fm will be there with the Jiffy Lube van with music & prizes. Stop by!



The Whitehouse Market outdoor market for vintage furniture and home goods, Sept. 22

Bel Air News & Views sponsor The Whitehouse Market returns to downtown Bel Air 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22. This outdoor market, like a “Farmers Market,” features 50 vendors offering one-of-a-kind vintage finds, antiques for the home and homemade goods behind the Bel Air Bakery at 140 N. Bond St. Shop for up-cycled goods, painted furniture, rusty finds, reclaimed material, unique housewares, painted signs, photography, pottery and handmade crafts, jewelry and clothing. The Whitehouse Market is held the fourth Sunday of each month through October. Vendors are hand selected for each market and every market is different. To become a vendor, apply For information on upcoming markets, vendor registration, directions and any other inquiries please email or call (410) 838-3030.

Good Cause in Havre de Grace is looking for volunteers for events in August and September

Good Cause in Havre de Grace is looking for volunteers to help with four upcoming events it sponsors: Havre de Grace’s Art Show – Aug. 16-18, Single Mom’s Spa Day – Sept. 7, ‘Thirty One Bag’ Bingo – Sept. 20, Shop & Drop FREE Giveaway – Oct. 5. To register as a volunteer, visit For more information, Leah Clark, Good Cause’s Office Manager, at 410-916-7770 or email her.

CCA 2013 Decorator Show House

Chesapeake Cancer Alliance Decorators’ Show House at Rockfield Manor, September 7 – 22

Come and see how local designers transform Rockfield Manor where historic charm meets new design. Many accessories and furnishings will be for sale. Also, come see the Craft & Garden boutique and café on site. All proceeds benefit Cancer LifeNet and cancer related programs at Upper Chesapeake Health. When: September 7 – 22, 2013. Where: Rockfield Manor; 501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air, Md. 21014. Hours: Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat. @ 10 am- 5 pm; Thurs. 10 am – 7 pm; Sun., 11am- 5pm; Closed Mon. No children under 10, No photos, Not handicapped accessible. Tickets: $20.00. Sold at door & Preston’s Stationery (Bel Air); Greenspring Nursery (Jarrettsville);Simply Grande Home Furnishings & Jonathan’s Wedding & Flowers (Forest Hill); Lavish Salon and Spa (Fallston); Simplicity Antiques (Havre de Grace) TICKETS AVALIBLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE AUGUST 7, 2013 on our web site. Information: visit


4th annual “Dominator” 5/10K Walk and Run, Sept. 7

The 4th annual “Dominator” 5/10K Walk and Run is coming up Sept. 7 at Blue Dot Services of Maryland, 125 Industry Lane in Forest Hill. The event supports the D.O. Believe Foundation, created in memory of Dominic “The Dominator” Osorio the 7-year-old Bel Air boy who lost his battle with brain cancer in 2009. The 5K starts at 8 a.m. and the 10K starts at 9 p.m. Registration is $25 for the 5K in advance and $30 on race day and $30 in advance for 10K and $35 on race day. To race or to become a sponsor, visit Proceeds go to help pediatric brain research.

STARS All Star Cheerleading tryouts Sept. 8 & 15

STARS All Star Cheerleading invites experienced cheerleaders ages 5-19 to tryout for its November 2013-May 2014 season. Tryouts are 1 p.m. Sept 8 and 4 p.m. Sept. 15 at Abingdon Elementary School. Contact Follow them at

“Gorgeous from the Inside Out” cancer fundraiser, Sept. 21

Mrs. Bel Air Maryland America Katie Kinslow is hosting the “Gorgeous from the Inside Out” end-of-summer fundraiser for the Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center at Upper Chesapeake Health on Sept. 21. The “casually chic” event is 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Jordan Thomas Salon and Spa, 16 Bel Air South Parkway. It is to include hors d’oeuvres, drinks and musical entertainment by Tony Sciuto and along with celebrity guest Sarah Caldwell and a silent auction. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For tickets, call 732-682-0028, email or visit

6th Annual Dancing for the Arts Gala, Sept. 21

The Center for the Arts presents the 6th Annual Dancing for the Arts Gala from 6:30 pm to 11 pm Saturday, September 21 at The Residents’ Club at Bulle Rock, 1200 Bulle Rock Parkway, Havre de Grace. Cost is $175 per person. Come see Harford County’s “stars” showcase their ballroom dancing talents. Live auction, open bar, sumptuous food and the dancing competition. Black Tie Optional. Dancing for the Arts celebrates the talent of Harford County while raising funds to sustain the Center for the Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to establishment of a center in Harford County, accessible to all. Your donation to the Center for the Arts will be credited to the dancer of your choice. $1 = 1 vote. Visit to cast your votes!

Basket Bingo to benefit Alzheimer’s Association, Sept. 28

Basket Bingo on September 28,2013 at Joppa Fire Hall. All proceeds goes to Alzheimer’s Association. Doors open at 6pm games begin at 7pm. Tickets are on sale now 12.00 in advance or 15.00 at the door. For more info call Stancill’s Haven Assisted Living at 443-372-5866.

Harford County Wine Festival at Rockfield Manor, Sept. 28

The Harford County Wine Festival comes to Rockfield Manor noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. The event features hundreds of wines from around the world and includes live music, food and shopping. The wine festival is Rockfield Manor’s signature fundraising event. A portion of this year’s proceeds will go to benefit Harford County Toys for Tots. Tickets are $25 for adults age 21 and over and  $10 for children age 13-20. For details, visit

FARM’s Fall Fundraiser at Jarrettsville Gardens, Oct. 5

The Fallston Animal Rescue Movement’s (FARM’S) FALL FUNDRAISER is on Saturday, October 5 from 7:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m. at Jarrettsville Gardens. If you were there last year, you can attest it was a blast! Tickets are $40/each and will include a delicious buffet of food and drink. Tickets will be available at Feed Plus or by calling Megan at 443-928-0032. Tables seat 10 so please let us know if you are buying a full table so we can reserve it. If you do not fill a full table, you may have to sit with people you do not know – don’t worry, they won’t bite! We are looking for donations for our liquor wheel, plant wheel, silent auction items, raffle items, and door prizes.

Under Armour® Baltimore Running Festival, Oct. 12

Maryland CASA is recruiting runners and walkers for its charity team, Team CASA, which will participate in the Under Armour® Baltimore Running Festival, Saturday, Oct. 12, at M&T Bank Stadium. Funds raised by Team CASA will support efforts to recruit more volunteers to advocate for Maryland’s foster children. For more information or to register, visit, email or call 410.828.6761.

Ongoing . . .

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A Step Ahead Family Daycare in Abingdon is now enrolling children ages 2 and older

Bel Air News & Views sponsor A Step Ahead Family Daycare in Abingdon is now enrolling children ages 2 and older. Get individualized attention in a loving family atmosphere from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The daily preschool program is September through May and features arts, crafts and story time in a small group setting. Safe, supervised free play areas are offered both indoors and out. Nutritious meals and snacks are included. Care is provided by Kristina Thomas, who has 12 years experience. For more information, call Kristina Thomas at 410-569-5658. A Step Ahead Family Daycare is in Abingdon’s Laurel Woods development.

Christ Our King Co-op Nursery is now taking placement for fall

Christ Our King Co-op Nursery is now taking placement for fall. Openings are available in 3 and 4 year old classes. Christ Our King is at 10 Lexington Road in Bel Air. For information, call 410-836-0141 or

Openings available at First Presbyterian Preschool in Bel Air

First Presbyterian Preschool in Bel Air has openings in its Prep 3 program. This program is designed for young 3′s who miss the cut off for a 3 year old program, but will be 3 between September 1 and December 31.  The class meets Tuesday & Thursday afternoons.  For more information, contact director, Terri Rhodes at 410-399-9678.

Newly renovated Bel Air South Parkway Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins complete and store is now open

Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins located at 18 A Bel Air South Pkwy, Bel Air, MD 21015 recently completed renovations and is open to guests 24 hours a day with a new look. The new look includes, more seating, soft seating, cafe interiors, FREE WI-FI, TVs, music, outdoor seating.

R.E.H.A.B. Furniture & Finds is now open in Bel Air


R.E.H.A.B. Furniture & Finds is now open at 2034 Calvary Road in Bel Air. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. R.E.H.A.B stands for Repurposed and Refinished, Eclectic Items, Hardware and Housewares, Antiques, Bric a’ Brac and Bohemian Style. We take “loved” furniture…and renew it …then surround it with brand new items :) to bring you the best mix of vintage, eclectic, bohemian, industrial, french, painted, primitive and shabby home furnishings decor and accessories to choose from. For details, visit or call (410) 914-5089.