Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include instruction on how to use herbs to ease stress at the McFaul Center in Bel Air on Friday, a Cool Jazz Concert featuring the Bel Air Community and John Carroll jazz ensembles on Saturday and a warehouse clearance sale to benefit SARC on Sunday.
Friday, Feb. 6
How to use herbs for stress reduction, Feb. 6
Dinekind Harford Healthy Living is hosting a session on how to use herbs, essential oils and teas for stress reduction from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the McFaul Center in Bel Air. A $5 donation is requested. For details, visit http://www.dinekindharford.com/.
Saturday, Feb. 7
Cool Jazz Concert at John Carroll High School, Feb. 7
Join the Bel Air Community Jazz Ensemble and the John Carroll Jazz Ensemble for a night of “cool jazz” on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at 5:30 PM, in the John Carroll High School auditorium. Tickets are $20 a seat $15 for students 18 and under. The event is a fundraiser in support of air conditioning the Band and Chorus rooms – a priority of the Lighting the Way Capital Campaign. There will be an auction and reception before the concert and desserts and coffee immediately following the concert. To order tickets please call Lauren Milan at (410) 879-5053. John Carroll High School is at 703 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air.
Salem UMC thrift shop, Feb. 7
Salem UMC is hosting a thrift shop from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 7. Stuff a bag, supplied by the church, for $5 with winter clothing. Salem UMC is at 7903 Bradshaw Road, Upper Falls, Md.
Sunday, Feb. 8
Warehouse Clearance sale to benefit SARC, Feb. 8
Tiny Toes children’s boutique is hosting a Warehouse Clearance sale to benefit SARC from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 8 at Silks at Bulle Rock Golf Course, 320 Blenheim Lane in Havre de Grace. All clothing is $12, all Shoes are $18 and all outerwear is $24. Includes children’s clothing for boys and girls from newborn to size 12.
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Harford County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner, Feb. 11
The Harford County Chamber of Commerce will show appreciation for its members during the 2015 Annual Dinner, a celebration of success and gratitude, on February 11th from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at Water’s Edge Events Center in Belcamp. The theme of this year’s event is “An Affair to Remember,” and features renowned celebrity chef John Shields, host of PBS’ Coastal Cooking and owner of Gertrude’s Restaurant at the Baltimore Museum of Art. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Chamber’s Education Foundation to support their Scholarship Fund. “An Affair to Remember” is open for registration to Chamber members and non-members. The cost is $75 per person in advance, and $80 the week of the event for Chamber members. The non-member cost is $90 in advance and $95 the week of the event. Space is limited so all are encouraged to reserve space by visiting www.harfordchamber.org or calling 410-838-2020.
Vera Bradley/Thirty-One Bingo to benefit Band Parent Organization for C Milton Wright, Feb. 13
Vera Bradley/Thirty-One Bingo on Friday February 13 to benefit CMWBPO (Band Parent Organization for C Milton Wright). Doors open at 6pm games begin at 7pm. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased throughCMWBPO@gmail.com. At CMW cafeteria 1301 N. Fountain Green Road Bel Air, MD.
Valentine’s Day Jazz Dinner at American Legion Post #55, Feb. 14
Valentine’s Day Jazz Dinner at American Legion Post #55 Belair Live music by the Straight Up Jazz band, food catered by Island Spice Tickets $40.00 For tickets call 410-838-0161
Black History program, Feb. 15
Black Youth in Action Adults is hosting a Black History program at 4 p.m. Feb. 15 at Helping Hands Ministries, 3237 Level Road in Churchville. The event features Bishop Roger L. Tatuem.
DJ “Batman” dance at Perryville Fire Company, Feb. 14
DJ BATMAN RETURNS to Perryville Fire Company on Saturday, February 14, 2015. Party and dance with the tri-state area’s most popular DJ “Batman” who is famous for the wildest dance parties permitted by law. Doors open at 7pm, dance runs 8pm til 12am. NO BYOB and must be 21 years of age with ID. For tickets and information contact Charlie Gardner at (443) 350-0871.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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
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
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 email@example.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 Wine, Fondue 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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For upcoming programs at the Harford County Public Library, visit http://hcplonline.org/