Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (June 6-9)


Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include First Friday events in downtown Bel Air and Havre de Grace, Harford Ballet Company’s performances of Beauty and the Beast, Divine K-9′s Grand Reopening event and the Stepping Stone Museum’s Celtic Festival.

Thursday, June 6

Harford County’s Restaurant Week, June 3-15

Harford County’s Restaurant Week starts June 3 and continues through June 15


Free Adult Workout every Thursday, June 6

Free Adult Workout every Thursday at 7:30. Hosted by LeeBeeFitness, The Results Crew, and Kinetic Youth Academy. Located at 1809 Fashion Court Suite 103 Joppa, MD 21085. Workout to programs such as P90X, Insanity, Rev Abs, TurboFire, Hip Hop Abs, Les Mills Pump and Combat. A different workout each week. Workout in a group setting on a fully cushioned gymnastics floor. All ages and fitness levels are encouraged to attend. We have FUN ! We definitely SWEAT ! FREE FREE FREE. Comment or Like this post for details or directions.

Friday, June 7

First Fridays in downtown Bel Air, June 7

First Fridays is MOVING to MaGerk’s BelAir tonight due to the weather . . .

First Fridays  in downtown Bel Air is 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the corner of Office and Main Streets. The band Declassified to perform. Food from Main Street Tower is available along with beer and wine. First Fridays After Dark continues from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Dark Horse Saloon with discounted food and drink specials.

First Fridays in Havre de Grace, June 7

This just in from Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc…

Due to Tropical Storm Andrea, all festivities for Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc.’s First Fridays are moving indoors. Merchants will still be open with specials & promotions! Entertainment will be moving inside the restaurants! Just because it’s raining doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy First Fridays!
Enjoy a family friendly, festive celebration on closed downtown streets from 5pm- 9pm. Live entertainment, cafe seating, merchant specials and more. Price: Free. Contact: 410-939-1811. Email: Website:

Saturday, June 8

Divine K-9′s Grand Reopening event, June 8

Bel Air News & Views sponsor Divine K-9′s Grand Reopening event is noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at its new location at 4 Newport Dr. in Forest Hill. The new space is just four doors from its original spot, but this more spacious location offers plenty of room for training,  grooming and shopping. The Grand Opening events has fun for the whole family, including its four-legged members. Activities include: facepainting, Make & Take dog treats – fun for two and four legged children of all ages,  games & door prizes,  refreshments for people and pups, raffles to benefit area rescue organizations, tote bags with goodies for the first 25 guests,  Pick a Discount – from 10% to 40% off your complete purchase,  presentation of a Pet Oxygen Mask to the Jarrettsville Fire Department, samples from a wide range of natural and holistic pet product vendors including Beaver Dam Pet Foods, Livelong Pet Nutrition and more. For more information, contact 410-420-6901,,

Harford Ballet Company performs Beauty and the Beast June 8 & 9

Harford Ballet Company will perform Beauty and the Beast June 8, 2013 at 6 p.m. and June 9, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Bel Air High School, 100 Heigh St.  Be our guest as all of your favorite characters come to life before your eyes with a spectacular cast of townsfolk, dancing teapots, clocks and candles and celebrate as true love triumphs over evil! For tickets, visit or call 410-877-3281.

Steppingstone Farm Museum Celtic Festival, June 8th and 9th

Stepping Stone Farm Museum’s Celtic Festival is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 8 & 9 at 461 Quaker Bottom Road in Havre de Grace. Admission $5. The event includes Irish Step and Highland Dancing, Welsh clogging, sheep herding, York Kiltie Pipe Band, Heather Dale Celtic  Band, Carl Peterson Scottish Singer-Songwriter, Spinning and Weaving Demonstrations, 84th of Foot- 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards, WW1 Living History, Vendors, Clans, Scottish Food and more, bring a chair or blanket and enjoy! For more information text or call Judi @ 443-655-7790.

Bel Air Farmers Market, June 8

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, June 8

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!!!

Hollywoods II Community Yard Sale, June 8

3rd Annual Hollywoods II Community Yard Sale! Saturday, June 8, 2013 8:00am – 12:00pm Burnt Hill Trail, Aberdeen, 21001

Multi-family yard sale on  Bucket Post Court, June 8

Multi-family yard sale on Bucket Post Court in Bel Air June 8th from 8AM to 1 PM.

Canceled due to weather: Giles Street yard sale, June 8

Saturday June 8th 315 Giles Street 8-1. Women’s clothes, home goods, and more!


Fountain Glen Dr. yard sale, June 8

Yard Sale; Saturday 8-?, 1537 Fountain Glen Dr, off Redfield Rd in Fountain Glen. Lots of boy toddler/kids stuff.

Rescheduled to next weekend: Multi-family yard in Constant Friendship, June 8

Multi-family yard sale Saturday 8-1 in Constant Friendship on Lodgecliffe Ct. Lots of baby gear and baby boy clothing as well as girls size 8-12, girls winter coats and snow suits, books and household goods.


Little Falls Friends Meeting 275th anniversary celebration, June 8 & 9

Little Falls Friends Meeting in Fallston celebrates the 275th anniversary of its founding June 8 and 9 with speakers, tours, exhibits and printed histories from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. For details,

Sunday, June 9

Spa on The Boulevard Open House, June 9

Spa on The Boulevard is hosting an Open House, noon – 4 pm Sunday, June 9. Spa on The Boulevard at 3491 Merchant Blvd. in Abingdon is the newest addition from Salon by Debbie Spa, creators of the award-winning Spa in The Valley and Spa on The Avenue. Come and explore the spa and meet some of the people behind the beauty at our grand opening. Open House Specials: 25% off all retail products and jewelry, 25% off all gift certificates purchased at the Open House, Day of Beauty and spa gift basket raffles, Aveda make-up touch ups, Express exfoliation with hand and arm massages, Hairstyling touch ups, consultations with the salon’s expert technicians. For details, visit

Coming next . . .

NMTC Science Café on Dietary Nutrients in Cancer Prevention, June 11

The last free NMTC Science Café of the season is coming up 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 11, 2013 at the Abingdon Branch of the Harford County Public Library. The topic is Dietary Nutrients in Cancer Prevention. Dr. Petra “Peko” Tsuji, an Assistant Professor at Towson University who completed a four-year postdoctoral fellowship in cancer prevention and molecular carcinogenesis at the National Institutes of Health. is to present the program. Many dietary nutrients have been recognized as prevention strategies against human diseases, especially cancer and inflammation. The mechanisms for many so-called ‘natural remedies’ are difficult to decipher, which is why basic research continues to be so urgently needed. Our presenter will discuss several popular nutrients, including the red wine polyphenol Resveratrol, Sulforaphane from cruciferous vegetables, and the mineral Selenium, and their actions in health and disease. To RSVP, contact or NMTC office at 443.360.9134. The Abingdon library is at 2510 Tollgate Pkwy.

KC & The Sunshine Band at the APG Federal Credit Union Arena, June 15

KC & The Sunshine Band is to perform at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at the APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College. For tickets visit, 443-412-2211 or KC & The Sunshine Band danced onto the music scene over 35 years ago with a unique fusion of R&B, funk and a hint of Latin percussion groove. From the mid- to late ’70s, KC & The Sunshine Bandracked up some of the era’s biggest and instantly recognizable dance hits including “Get Down Tonight,” “That’s the Way (I Like It),” “I’m Your Boogie Man,” “Keep It Comin’ Love,” “Boogie Shoes” and “Shake Your Booty.” With sales of over 100 million records and nine Grammy nominations, KC & The Sunshine Bandwas one of the most progressive bands of the ’70s and is credited with changing the sound of modern pop music. Join us as the Harford County Chamber of Commerce presents KC & The Sunshine Band and get ready to boogie!

Children’s Center of North Harford  registration for the 2013 Summer Adventures Program begins June 17

The Children’s Center of North Harford is excited to announce registration for the 2013 Summer Adventures Program.  Summer Adventures, which is open to children ages 4 to 11, is set to begin Monday, June 17 and offers 10 theme-based weeks of fun and learning.  Weekly themes are include The Rainforest, Prehistoric Times and Down on the Farm as well as many others.  The program runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Before and After Care are optional and run from 6:30 am to 9:00 am and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  The Summer Adventures Program will be held in our newly renovated School Age Classroom. Each week includes a theme-related field trip and guest speakers.  During Weird Science Week, participants will be delighted by a visit from Miss Margie Lynch, better known as the Bubble Lady, as she amazes us with the science of bubbles.  A visit from Mr. Richard Anderson of the Snyder Animal Foundation during The Great Outdoors Week will bring the children face to face with the animals of Maryland including a skunk and some wide-eyed owls.  Participants will visit the time when dinosaurs roamed the earth by making paper mache dinosaurs and acting as paleontologists as they dig through rock to find dinosaur bones.  A visit from Scales and Tales will make learning fun. Pirate Week includes a field trip to Inner Harbor to be entertained by the Urban Pirates of Baltimore.  This exciting field trip will include a one hour harbor tour on the pirate ship “Fearless” with the Urban Pirates as our hosts.  Other field trips include swimming at the Conowingo Pool and a visit to the Fire Museum of Baltimore. Families can choose to enroll for one or more weeks of the Summer Adventure Program.  Discounts will be given for families with multiple children.  For more information or to register, please contact Christine Halliwell at 410-836-0444 or by email


Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School, June 17 – 21

Trinity Lutheran Church will be hosting a Kingdom Rock themed Vacation Bible School from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM each day at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1100 Philadelphia Road, Joppa. At this weeklong Vacation Bible School, kids will participate in fun-filled activities, games and lessons, while learning what it means to stand strong for God. “We are all looking forward to sharing this event with children and parents throughout our community. We hope they will all join us for Kingdom Rock. Trinity Church is ready for a Vacation Bible School that children and their parents will never forget.” Children’s Ministry Director, Stacy Morse encourages children of all ages to attend. “We are excited to share this event and hope you that everyone will join us. We’ll help children learn how to stand strong for God.”

The Whitehouse Market, June 23

The Whitehouse Market Sunday June 23rd 10-4. The Whitehouse Market is a open air market…kind of like a Farmers Market for Antiques, Vintage goods, local Crafters and local Artist. It will be in the parking lot behind the Bel Air Bakery, The Whitehouse Trading Co., Bows and Britches and Cutting Edge Salon. The Market it will be on 3rd Sunday of the month Thru October.

Lunar Bay Music & Arts Festival, June 29-30

The Lunar Bay Music & Arts Festival comes to Susquehanna State Park in Havre de Grace June 29-30. The event benefits the Steppingstone Museum in Susquehanna State Park. For details, visit

Ongoing . . .

Innovation Cafe offers STEM opportunities for elementary students this summer

Innovation Cafe presents Summer of Innovation, a program that allows children to explore the roles of engineer, chemist or technology designer in a fun and innovative environment. The program includes hands on labs in physics, chemistry, biology, math and chemical/mechanical/civil and electrical engineering. The program is offered for students in grades 1 through 8. Registration deadline is June 22. Lab sessions are 1 hour per week and the program runs eight weeks through the months of July and August. Fees are $30 per session and $200 for all eight sessions. For more information call 443-485-1044 or


Registration is now open for summer camps at Dance Conservatory of Maryland


Registration is now open for summer camps at Bel Air News & Views sponsor Dance Conservatory of Maryland, the official school of the Harford Ballet Company.  Disney Princess, Fancy Nancy and Angelina Ballerina camps are available for your tiniest dancers and half day and full day options are available for dancers age 7 and up! The swimming pool on campus only adds to the fun!  To register, visit or call (410) 877-3281. Visit them on Facebook at


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.


ACPR Gymnastics is  registering for Spring Session


ACPR Gymnastics in Churchville, MD is registering for the Spring Session! Registration forms are on its web site:


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