Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the Out of the Park Yard Sale at Ripken Stadium, the Abingdon Friends of HCPL’s community yard sale at the Abingdon library and Dance Conservatory of Maryland’s auditions for the 2014-15 season.
Friday, May 16
An Evening of Jazz at HCC, May 16
An Evening of Jazz at 8 p.m. May 16 at Harford Community College’s Joppa Hall, recital hall #1. See HCC’s vocal jazz ensemble and instrumental jazz ensemble perform. For tickets, visit tickets.harford.edu or call 443-412-2211.
Quarter auction at the American Legion in Bel Air, May 16
Quarter auction May 16 at the American Legion, 500 N. Hickory Ave. in Bel Air. Doors open at 6 p.m. Auction starts at 7 p.m. $3 each paddles, two for $5. Food and drinks available. For information, call 443-504-3203.
Saturday, May 17
Out of the Park Yard Sale at Ripken Stadium, May 17
The Out of the Park Yard Sale at Ripken Stadium is coming up May 17. The event is 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will feature more than 100 vendors. Deals on household items, antiques, clothing, jewelry, craft items, clothing, sports memorabilia, furniture, and much, much more! Booths also include products such as Pampered Chef, Thirty-One, and Avon to name a few. Admission is free! Vendor booths available. For more details or to book your booths today, call Liz at 410-297-9292 x320.
Fundraiser for 4H service trip to Africa at Hawk’s Hill Creamery, May 17
Elizabeth Galbreath of Street is raising money for her 4H service trip to Africa this summer with a fundraiser at her family’s farm May 17. Visit Hawks Hill Creamery at 805 Highland Rd. in Street from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and enjoy ice cream, a hay ride, game access and a petting zoo. There will also be a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle, food from Hickory Chance Savory Treats and information from the Harford County Lyme Disease Support Group. A $5 donation is requested for admission.
Abingdon Friends Spring Community Yard Sale, May 17
The Abingdon Friends of HCPL will hold a community yard sale May 17 on the grounds of the Abingdon branch of the Harford County Public Library, 2510 Tollgate Road. Hours are 8 a.m. to noon. Rain date is May 24.
Marywood Community Yard Sales, May 17
Marywood Community Yard Sales on Princeton Ln & Fordhan Ct. Saturday 5/18 8am-2pm.
Box Hill South Community Yard Sale , May 17
Box Hill South Community Yard Sale Saturday starting at 8 a.m. May 17.
Multi-family yard sale on Jackson Blvd., May 17
Moving Yard Sale Sat. May 17th
1701 Farmshire Ct
Moving Yard Sale THIS SAT. May 17th…..7 AM TO 2 PM
HUGE Moving Sale, EVERYTHING MUST GO! Garden supplies, books, toys, board games & DS games, DVD’s, furniture, kitchen ware, dog kennel, dog house, & Misc everything……
Readings from the BOOM Playwrights Intensive, May 17
Readings from the BOOM Playwrights Intensive will be held at 6 p.m. May 17 at the Vagabond Sandwich Company, 111 Thomas St. in Bel Air. New play readings include “Evangeline” by Laura Fox, “RSVP” by by Alexander Scally and “Circle, Circle, Dot, Dot” by Ryan Nicotra. Access to all of the Brave New Works Theatre Festival events are included with the purchase of a Festival Pass ($15 flat rate). Festival passes will be made available on the BOOM website shortly at www.boomtheatre.com.
Sunday, May 18
Dance Conservatory of Maryland auditions for 2014-2015 season, May 18
Auditions for the 2014-2015 season are this Sunday, 5/18 at 2pm at the Dance Conservatory of Maryland. Dancers age 10 and up from any studio are welcome to audition!
VIP Athletics-Viper Allstars Cheerleading and Dance tryouts, May 18
VIP Athletics-Viper Allstars Cheerleading and Dance are holding tryouts in Joppa for our 2014-2015 season this Sunday, 5/18, 12-6pm. Ages 3-18, no experience necessary,everyone makes a team! Please visit www.vipathletics.com for details! Come be a part of the VIP!
Coming next . . .
The Arena Club Wellness Fair, May 20
The Arena Club is hosting a Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 20 at the club, 2304 Churchville Road. The event includes a variety of fitness classes and events from aerial yoga to Agape pain assessments and screenings. Local vendors including Chesapeake Skin Solutions and Advanced Eye Care will be on hand along with Harman’s Farm selling locally grown produce and free refreshments from McShane’s.
Spring Harvest Outreach Festival, May 24
A Spring Harvest Outreach Festival is to be held from 7:30AM – 1:00PM May May 24 at The Goddard School, 460 Granary Road, Forest Hill. The festival benefits the food pantry at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Bel Air. The festival is to include Flea Market Tables, Moon Bounce, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Kids Prize Wheel, 50/50 Raffle! LIVE music provided by the Third Saturday Band. Free admission. Free hot dogs, juice, water, snacks, homemade baked goods. Please bring donations of diapers (all sizes), dry or canned goods (pop-tops preferred). To reserve a flea market table ($10), please call 410-529-0857. In the event of rain, the festival is to be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 303 N Main St.
Visit Tudor Hall, May 25
Harford County’s historic Booth family home Tudor Hall will be open for tours May 25. Visit the childhood home of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. Located at 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, MD 21015. We have a regular tour at 1pm and a special presentation at 2pm called “A House Divided: The Booths as a Reflection of Civil War Marylanders” by Jim Chrismer, a Harford County Historian who focuses primarily on African American and Civil War history of Harford County. $5.00 for those age 13 and older. For more info call 443-619-0008 or SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com. Website: http://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com/2013/02/make-plans-to-visit-tudor-hall.html
The Three Piano Players in concert at Bel Air Armory, May 31
The Three Piano Players — Duke Thompson, Andrew Lewis, and Chris Sengstacke — are performing a free concert at 7 p.m. May 31 at the Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main St. The concert is sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, the Harford County Cultural Arts Board and the Maryland State Arts Council.
Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge 2014 in Easton, MD May 31 – June 1, 2014
Harford Ballet Company presents “Cinderella” at Bel Air High School June 14 and 15
Sts. Mary Magdalene & Markella Greek Orthodox Church hosts its Greek Festival at The John Carroll School June 13, 14 & 15
Ongoing . . .
Fallston Community Pre-K Registration 2014-2015
AleCraft Brewing Supply opens new store in downtown Bel Air
Founded by three Harford County homebrewers who sensed the need for a local source of homebrewing supplies, AleCraft Brewing Supply opened recently in downtown Bel Air. Visit the store at at 6 Office Street for everything you need for home brewing — a trend that started in 1978 when home brewing was legalized and took off in the early 2000 fueled by internet-based discussion forums, and online sales. Visit AleCraft’s Facebook page athttps://www.facebook.com/AlecraftBrewingSupply to enter a drawing for a $50 gift certificate, to be given away at the Grand Opening event. Online sales are to be available next month at www.alecraftbrewing.com. Store hours are 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, with longer hours on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. For more information, call the store at 410-420-5102.
Forest Hill Nature Preschool & Childcare has openings now
Bel Air News & Views sponsor Forest Hill Nature Preschool & Childcare has openings now for children ages 2 to 5 at its Forest Hill location. Call 410-638-2761 to schedule a tour and meet the staff. Visit www.fhnaturepreschool.com for details. Forest Hill Nature Preschool & Childcare is at 207 Bynum Road in Forest Hill. Follow them on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/fhnaturepreschool.Openings available at First Presbyterian Preschool in Bel Air
First Presbyterian Preschool in Bel Air has openings in its Prep 3 program
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 http://www.facebook.com/rehab.furniture.belair or call (410) 914-5089.
For upcoming programs at the Harford County Public Library, visit http://hcplonline.org/