Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (Feb. 20-22)

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Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include The Youth’s Benefit Educational Foundation’s 5th Annual Basket Bingo on Friday, the Humane Society of Harford County’s Bowl-a-Rama to benefit homeless animals at Forest Hill Lanes on Saturday and the 16th Annual Winter Wine Expo at the APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College on Sunday.

Friday, Feb. 20

Youth’s Benefit Educational Foundation’s 5th Annual Basket Bingo, Feb. 20

The Youth’s Benefit Educational Foundation’s 5th Annual Basket Bingo is coming up Feb. 20. Doors open at 6 p.m. and early bird games begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 in advance or $22 at the door. Admission includes 20 regular games. Questions: Contact the Basket Bingo Coordinator: Denise Kraus @ 410-262-0801 or denisekraus@ymail.com. To VOLUNTEER in any capacity, to donate baked goods or to donate supplies, please visit Edline and sign up under the YBEF Folder – 2015 Annual Basket Bingo.

 

Saturday, Feb. 21

Humane Society of Harford County is hosting a Bowl-a-Rama to benefit homeless animals at Forest Hill Lanes, Feb. 21

The Humane Society of Harford County is hosting a Bowl-a-Rama to benefit homeless animals at Forest Hill Lanes on Feb. 21. Doors open for the Bowl-a-Rama at 3 p.m. and participants can bowl as many games as they can fit in between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.  Pre-registration is $20 per person, and this fee helps to pay for your lane rental and bowling shoes.  This event sells out early every year, so pre-register by February 18th by visiting www.harfordshelter.org and following the links to pre-register with a credit card – or call 410-836-1090, x111 to pay over the phone.  Each lane will consist of up to six bowlers, so if you have less players, you may be paired with other bowlers. http://www.belairnewsandviews.com/2015/01/humane-society-of-harford-county-to-host-bowl-a-rama-to-benefit-homeless-animals-at-forest-hill-lanes-on-feb-21.html

Sunday, Feb. 22

16th Annual Winter Wine Expo, Feb. 22

The 16th Annual Winter Wine Expo is February 22 from 3 to 6 PM in the APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College. An afternoon of fine wine and fabulous food, the event is presented by The Harford Mutual Insurance Companies. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/hccab/photos/a.143126002391257.14469.132268546810336/794034053967112/?type=1&theater

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NMTC Visionary Awards, Feb. 26

NMTC VISIONARY AWARDS, February 26, 5:30-8 PM. Warren Mullins, Battelle (retired) honored as Visionary Award Honoree. Keynote given by Bill Goodwyn, CEO and president of Discovery Communications. Sponsor and register to attend. Proceeds build our STEM workforce – starting with the student. Please go to http://nmtc.org/nmtc-visionary-awards/  

Bel Air Lions Hosts Loved Ones Dinner Show & Dance, Feb. 28

Join the Bel Air Lions on February 28th and support our community by attending a buffet dinner and the live Chuck Fisher’s Legends Show. The show features love songs by Connie Francis, Dean Martin, Neil Diamond and many more. Tickets are $45 per person if purchased by February 14th. There also will be games and prizes. This event will be held at the Richlin Ballroom, Van Bibber Road, Edgewood. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the festivities last until 11 PM. Purchase tickets online at www.BelAirLions.org or contact Lion Jim Szachta at jmszachta@hotmail.com or 443-502-5562.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, March 3

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features Charna Kinneberg of Senior Transitions discussing hoarding from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 3 at 1415 St. Francis Rd., Bel Air. To RSVP, call 410-420-6700.

U.S. Taekwondo Academy hosts Sip & Paint fundraiser for Harford Family House, March 5

U.S. Taekwondo Academy is organizing a charity Sip & Paint event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 5 at Main Street Tower, 29 South Main Street in Bel Air. Tickets are $35 per person. All proceeds will go to the Harford Family House. The organizers will also be accepting new and gently-loved formal dresses, purses and accessories to benefit the Rapha House. Tickets may be purchased by emailing ustaekwondoacademy012@gmail.com or call (703)853-8355.  Tickets will be sold at the door.

LASOS fundraiser to feature the Rowdy Boys band, March 8

LASOS, Inc. is excited to feature the Rowdy Boys band at their 5th Annual WineFondue and You event. It will be held at MaGerks Pub, located at 120 S. Bond Street, Bel Air on Sunday, March 8 from 3-5 PM. Harford Vineyard & Winery will be serving some of their awarding winning wines which will be paired with savory and sweet fondue dishes. In addition to dance music, a silent auction and “Great Grapes” balloons will be part of the afternoon. To be a part of this fundraiser go to winefondueandyou.eventzilla.net or call 410-836-0333. Tickets are $35 or $30 for designated drivers.

3rd Annual Concord Point Lighthouse St. Patty’s Day Fundraiser, March 12

The 3rd Annual Concord Point Lighthouse St. Patty’s Day Fundraiser is coming up 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 12 at the Vandiver Inn, 301 S. Union Avenue, Havre de Grace. The event supports lighthouse maintenance projects.  Celebrate its 1st light keeper, John O’Neill, and his Irish heritage with great food, great drinks, great people and great music! Cocktail party with small plates and one drink included in price.  Raffles, Door prizes, and Irish music! Tickets for sale at HdG Visitor Center or by calling 410-939-3213 or emailing concordpointlighthouse@verizon.net.

Fried oyster and ham dinner at Ayres Chapel UMC, March 28

Ayres Chapel UMC is hosting fried oyster and ham dinner from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 28 at the church at the corner of Norrisville and Ayres Chapel Road in White Hall. Tickets are $25. For information, call 410-692-2750 or 717-382-4319.

Registration is now open for SARC’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event April 25

Registration is now open for SARC’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. with the walk itself starting at 11 a.m. April 25 in downtown Bel Air. This year’s goal is to raise $50,000. To register, visit https://fundly.com/walk-a-mile-in-her-shoes-2015.

Harford Hills Bike Adventure to benefit The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region, April 25

The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (The Arc NCR), a non-profit organization that provides services to families and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will host the third annual Harford Hills Bike Adventure on Saturday, April 25, 2015. This year’s ride is starting and ending at a new location: the Towson University in Northeastern Maryland building on Thomas Run Road. The event is a fundraiser with all proceeds benefitting The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region. For details, visit http://ow.ly/IXgid.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, May 5

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features Russ Ford of Atlantic Home Equity discussing “Is a Reverse Mortgage for You?” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 5 at at 1415 St. Francis Rd., Bel Air. To RSVP, call 410-420-6700.

SARC’s 17th Annual Bull and Oyster Roast, March 14

SARC, Harford County’s resource center for victims of sexual assault and spouse abuse, will host its 17th Annual Bull and Oyster Roast on March 14th, 2015. Tickets are $55 each or $500 for a table of 10 and can be purchased online at www.sarc-maryland.org. The organization is actively seeking business and personal sponsorships for the event as well as silent auction item donations. If you or your business is interested in becoming an event sponsor or wish to donate an item or service for the auction, please contact Kathy Casey at development@sarc-maryland.org.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, July 7

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features Amy Kehrer, L.P.N., a Doterra Consultant, discussing “Essential Oil Therapy for Health” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 7 at 1415 St. Francis Rd., Bel Air. To RSVP, call 410-420-6700.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, Sept. 8

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features Courtney Brust, Esquire of Shaffer, McLauclin & Stover Attorneys at Law discussing “Are Your Papers in Order?” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 8 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, Nov. 10

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features John Wardell of Chesapeake Benefits Group discussing “Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

More events listings can be found at …

http://harfordmd.com/events.php

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

For events at the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, visit http://www.otterpointcreek.org/events/http://www.edenmill.org/Programs.html

For upcoming programs at the Harford County Public Library, visit http://hcplonline.org/