Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (May 8-10)

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Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the Mother’s Day Festival of Flowers at Bel Air United Methodist Church, the Spring Vintage Market at the John Carroll School and the the Second Annual Amanda Hichkad CCA Celebration Walk at Ripken Stadium all on Saturday

Friday, May 8

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Children’s Center of North Harford Basket Bingo, May 8

The Children’s Center of North Harford is having a Basket Bingo this Friday, May 8 at the Slate Ridge American Legion, 2217 Whiteford Road in Whiteford. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call 410-836-0444 or email ccnh707@zoominternet.net. Tickets are also available at the door. The event features Longaberger baskets, iPad Mini with Otter Box and Walt Disney Hopper passes.

Lunchtime concert in downtown Bel Air, May 8

The noon to 1 p.m. concert on Office Street in downtown Bel Air features performer Rob Garrigan. Food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air.

 

Saturday, May 9

Bel Air Farmer’s Market, May 9

The Bel Air Farmer’s Market is open for the season from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday through Nov. 21 at 2 S. Bond St. in Bel Air. For details, visit http://www.belairfarmersmarket.com/SaturdayFarmersMarket.html.

Maryland Fashion Exchange’s spring/summer sale at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, May 6-9

The Maryland Fashion Exchange’s spring/summer sale is coming up May 6-9 at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church at 1200 E. Churchville Road in Bel Air. The weekend consignment event for women and juniors features clothing, shoes, bags, jewelry and home decor from hundreds of consignors. Saturday, May 9 is 50% day when many items are marked 50% off. credit cards and cash are accepted. For details on the visit http://www.marylandfashionexchange.com/.

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Mother’s Day Festival of Flowers at Bel Air United Methodist Church, May 9

The Mother’s Day Festival of Flowers will be held on Saturday, May 9 at Bel Air United Methodist Church, 21 Linwood Avenue, 9AM-2:30PM. The festival will offer a wide variety of colorful hanging baskets, tropical flowers, assorted annuals, and perennials. Popular favorites like geraniums, impatiens, and petunias will be available. Artisan designer pots will be featured as well as hand crafted birdhouses. Young children can visit the children’s flower potting station to make a special gift just for mom. The proceeds from the festival will support a church sponsored medical clinic in
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Spring Vintage Market at the John Carroll School, May 9

Join us on May 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Spring Vintage Market at the John Carroll School. This is an open-air market, featuring vendors with furniture, jewelry, housewares, clothing, photography, soaps, pottery, materials, accessories, art work, paper goods, and body care products. The Vintage Market is a great place to find reclaimed, up-cycled, refinished, repurposed, antique, vintage, handmade, shabby chic, and painted items. You won’t want to miss it!  Please email Jenny Falcone with any questions at jfalcone@johncarroll.org.

Second Annual Amanda Hichkad CCA Celebration Walk at Ripken Stadium May 9

An estimated 1,500 walkers are expected to participate in the Second Annual Amanda Hichkad CCA Celebration Walk at Ripken Stadium May 9. The cost to register is $25 per person; children 12 and under are free. Commemorative T-shirts will be awarded to those who fundraise $50 or more. Registration takes place online atuchfoundation.org and the morning of the walk. Donations may also be made online at uchfoundation.org. Day-of registration opens at 7:30 a.m., with the ceremonial program and walk beginning at 8 a.m. For details, visit http://ow.ly/Mu4wf

Camp Hidden Valley open house, May 9

See what Camp Hidden Valley has to offer kids ages 8-13 at its open house 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. May 9 at the camp in White Hall. The outdoor education program offers eight two-week sessions focused on character and leadership development and curbing summer learning loss features walking and hiking trails, low ropes courses, swimming pool, basketball, archery, indoor spaces and volleyball. For details, visit http://www.camphiddenvalley.com/or call(410) 272-0010.

Hampton Ridge yard sale, May 9

Yard sale 8 a.m. to noon May 9 in the Hampton Ridge Community off 543 in Bel Air.

Tudor Hall, the Booths of Maryland and the Civil War Symposium, May 9

The Junius B. Booth Society (JBBS) and the Historical Society of Harford County (HSHC) are holding a one day, one-of-a kind symposium on Saturday, May 9, 2015, titled Tudor Hall, the Booths of Maryland and the Civil War from 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM at the Bel Air Armory located at 37 N. Main St. in Bel Air, MD. Tudor Hall, the home of the theatrical Booths of Maryland, a short distance away will be open to the attendees following the symposium for tours till 7 PM. The symposium will explore the complex theatrical Booths— who left their mark on America forever (good and bad), the history of Tudor Hall and the attitudes of Marylanders during the Civil War. This is a fundraiser and the proceeds will be split between JBBS and HSHC. All proceeds to JBBS will be used for turning Tudor Hall into a museum. For more information and to register for this event please go to 

 

Coming next . . .

Majors Choice Community yard sale, May 16

Yard sale 8 a.m. to noon May 16 in the of Moores Mill Road in Bel Air.

Rolling Green neighborhood yard sale, May 16

Community yard sale in the Rolling Green neighborhood in Churchville from sunrise to 2pm May 16. Many families participating. Located on 136 in Churchville, about 1 mile north of 22.

 

Comedienne Paula Poundstone to perform at the Amoss Center, May 16

Comedienne Paula Poundstone is to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 16 at Harford Community College’s Amoss Center. With her casual air, impeccable timing and razor-sharp wit, Paula Poundstone’s ability to create humor on the spot is legendary. Best recognized as a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me, this Emmy?-Award winning comedienne is the recipient of an American Comedy Hall of Fame. Join us in welcoming Paula to the Amoss stage for an unforgettable night of her trademark humor. Require Accessible Seating? Please contact us by email to Ticketing@harford.edu or 443-412-2211. For tickets: http://harford.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event.asp?id=684&cid=27

Camp Hidden Valley open house May 22 & 23

See what Camp Hidden Valley has to offer kids ages 8-13 at its open house 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 22 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 23 at the camp in White Hall. The outdoor education program offers eight two-week sessions focused on character and leadership development and curbing summer learning loss features walking and hiking trails, low ropes courses, swimming pool, basketball, archery, indoor spaces and volleyball. For details, visithttp://www.camphiddenvalley.com/or call (410) 272-0010.

Relay For Life of Central Harford County, May 30

The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Central Harford County is coming up 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. May 30 at Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street. The night starts out with the Survivor & Caregiver Lap, to celebrate & support those who are fighting or have had cancer. Later, at dark, watch as the track is illuminated with hundreds of candles to remember those who fought cancer during the emotional Luminaria Ceremony. All night long walk, dance, sing, and enjoy the fun & support of those who want to make cancer a thing of the past. As the dawn breaks, vow to Fight Back against cancer. For details, visit http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY15SA?pg=entry&fr_id=64477

Camp Hidden Valley open house June 13

See what Camp Hidden Valley has to offer kids ages 8-13 at its open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 13 at the camp in White Hall. The outdoor education program offers eight two-week sessions focused on character and leadership development and curbing summer learning loss features walking and hiking trails, low ropes courses, swimming pool, basketball, archery, indoor spaces and volleyball. For details, visit http://www.camphiddenvalley.com/or call(410) 272-0010.

Premier Chiropractic offers chiropractic services at the EPICENTER at Edgewood, June 12

Premier Chiropractic owner Dr. Evan R. Christman has teamed up with Pastor Luke Erickson and David Woods the Executive Director of the EPICENTER at Edgewood to offer free chiropractic services at the EPICENTER at Edgewood on the second Friday of each month during the center’s food giveaway. Here are the details: http://ow.ly/MPpCk

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/